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Seaway Inn

176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #17 of 52 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay. When I checked in the staff was very friendly. The only complaint I have is when my family and I went in to the lobby to enjoy the evening snacks the lady at the desk was extremely rude. As soon as we grabbed a cookie package and a cup of coffee she would stomp into the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff has been very kind, but the annex apartment is so noisy, that sleeping was a problem. Like NOT at all!!!!!!!! Sounds are everywhere and The unit is old and feels like you are trying to sleep in the middle of a busy intersection without any walls, because it is SO noisy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The refrigerator is busted and there was... More

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Woodland, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here. It is a short walk to the Boardwalk. The rooms are very nice and super clean. Great shower too. Mornings are a treat with fresh made waffles that you make yourself. This is our go to place next time we take the Grandkids to the Boardwalk.

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BeachGazer176, Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of our property. We look forward to seeing you again! More

California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say staying here was really nice. If you request a upstairs room like rm#228 you can lay on your bed and see the wharf and the ocean. The staff was so nice and even helped me bring my bags,etc up the stairs to my room and when I left they helped me take it all back to... More

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BeachGazer176, Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for all of your comments in regards to your stay with us. We'll look forward to seeing you, on your next trip to Santa Cruz! More

San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and comfortable. We must of had an ADA accessible rm because bathroom large w large shower. There was no vanity space was our only complaint. breakfast had the largest selection I saw and fresh. Only short walk to boardwalk and beach. No pool or spa, but it wasn't missed. Comfortable bed! We were here once before, different motel and... More

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BeachGazer176, Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope that we get the chance to accommodate you again in the future. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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24 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a quaint little hotel. The King size ocean view room is small, but has a nice view. The decor is old fashioned but in good condition and clean. The bed was comfortable, we slept well. The bathroom and shower in room 239 was very small, but I got a good shower. The room has a sliding glass door... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope that we get the chance to see you on your next visit to Santa Cruz! More

Novato, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at Seaway Inn last year with my teen daughter's girl scout troop in their "family room", which is a two bedroom, one bath unit. Decided to stay here again last week with my family of four in the same room (they have only one room like this). The best thing about Seaway Inn is the proximity to the... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property and your continued patronage of our Inn. We do actually have that same room on the 2nd floor as well, so we have two of those particular rooms. We also have one more additional two room suite that has a king bed in one room and a queen and futon in a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We started our time in Santa Cruz at a different hotel. The room was nice but the location of the room and the pet fee were not going to work for us (across from the pool entry and $30/night/dog). So we found the Seaway and couldn't be happier we switched. Rooms are nice and clean. Big shower with a shower... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We'll look forward to seeing you next time! More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Seaway Inn was our second stop on our 10 day California road trip. We stayed for 2 nights - honestly, 1 night would have sufficed. The Inn was very cute, but small and old. Don't get me wrong, it was clean, but the room was very small and tight for just 3 people. The bathroom was especially small. The... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property. You mentioned that you had to step out onto the patio to get an ocean view from your room, but you can also catch that spectacular view from your main window, it faces directly towards the ocean. We are still working on upgrading our remaining bathrooms, I was sorry to hear that... More

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a basic motel so don't come here if you're seeking extravagance. The accomodations are modest and rooms are fairly small. But the balcony in front of the second floor rooms has a nice view of the marina and the ocean and pleasant place to sit with a glass of wine and your dog. We especially enjoyed taking an... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and our pet policy. We will look forward to seeing you again, on your next trip our direction! More

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Address: 176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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