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Seaway Inn

176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #12 of 52 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice stay, gentle personnel, cosy room, very good breakfast, parking included. I liked the position very close to the beach and main activities and also the sleep. I can easily recommend to all travelers. Thanks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here just for one night unfortunately but the place was great. Within walking distance to many good restaurants. The complimentary breakfast was good, the staff very nice and helpful. The room was quite big and the inn really cute. Free working wifi is also a big plus. Would definitely stay here again next time we're in Santa Cruz.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ive stayed at the Seaway Inn many times over the years, with my family, and just my wife and I, when we have reason, or just want to stay in Santa Cruz for a night or two. Both of my daughter attended UCSC. We choose this hotel because it has a nice location just across the street from the pier... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your continued patronage of our property. We will look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Santa Cruz. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Booked 2 rooms as a walk-in due to a last minute change of plan that meant we had to be in Santa Cruz. The price was ok, the breakfast good and the wi-fi was fast. We had the front upstairs room and a second room on the ground floor, middle location. Just after unpacking, i found a dry French fry... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I apologize that the french fry was left until the next day; I did question that particular staff member about the issue and asked why it was left there as I can completely understand how you would feel about having someone's leftover food on the floor of your room. I was aware of the situation... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on our PCH road trip in October. The hotel is in Fantastic location, only a short stroll from the beach and pier. the staff were very welcoming and friendly, we were shown to our room very efficiently. The room we had, room 117 was great, very comfortable and from the balcony... More 

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

Thank you for your comments! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Delightful small place, overlooking the bay. We went opposite first to the Dream Inn. it was $225 plus parking $ 25 so $250 plus tax - more than we paid In San Fran. So we went across the road to Seaway Inn. We got their best room, 2 queens, back of property away from the road, upstairs overlooking the bay... More 

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

Thank you for your comments about our property. We are happy to hear that you appreciated the view from your room! We hope that we get the chance to accommodate you again! More 

Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you don't mind not having an ocean view, the annex location is a good value. It is roughly a block away from the main motel. Walking is definitely the more direct way to go to the main motel for breakfast/ snacks with all the one way streets in the area. Location was extremely convenient, eliminating hassle of parking.

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

Thank you for your review of our annex property. We actually do not offer these room types online, as we've had so much confusion in the past with guests not realizing that they were booking a room offsite from our West Cliff Drive property, so you would have to always call us directly, if you wish to book this particular... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were looking for an affordable, comfortable family hotel within walking distance of downtown Santa Cruz and also the boardwalk and beach area. The staff was super friendly, the room clean and comfortable, the breakfast good, and the wifi fast. Location couldn't have been better.

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

Thank you for reviewing our property. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and hope to see you again, should you be in Santa Cruz. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

we decided to do a 4 night trip to northern Cali and stay in 4 different hotels in various places along our route. i am usually leery about staying in these little hotels because so many of them are usually old and dirty but what a great surprise this place was from the minute we pulled into the parking lot.... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our property. I was happy to hear that we offer a few little touches that you may not find elsewhere. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Oakdale, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When we go back to Santa Cruz, I will definitely ok here gain. The rooms were clean, comfortable, staff was friendly, and helpful. The little café they have for the breakfast, and afternoon/evening snacks were GREAT! Perfect location for walks to wharf, boardwalk, or the walk along West Cliff Dr. Book with these guys, and you are well taken care... More 

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

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves while staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again! 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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