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Aqua Breeze Inn

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   204 Second Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was a good place to stay for just one night while we were visiting Santa Cruz. They are dog friendly, which is extremely important to us. We did have to pay an extra fee for each dog per night, but we are always willing to do that. The location was great. Close to a dog beach, right across... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night.... Refused to sleep in those nasty comforters or sheets so just slept on top... I woke up with bites all up my legs and on my feet and my tummy!!!! You get what you pay for... This place is filthy!!!!!!

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AquaBreezeManagement, General Manager at Aqua Breeze Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm sorry you did not enjoy your stay. If you did in fact feel you encountered bed bugs, or had any other issue, if you had contacted us at the front desk we would have done our best to help the situation, either by changing your room or refunding you the full amount if you brought any issue... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed here years and years ago, around 1996 I believe...we made the carousel our home and have stayed at MANY SC hotels. On a whim, and less dollar...we went onto booking.com and booked a king room (sleeps 3) for 105 a night, with tax 118.00 for the night. We arrived around 1 pm, and our room was not ready... More

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Rochester, New York
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Excellent location; it's right across a parking lot from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The rooms could use some touch-up but if you can see past some chipped paint then it's not an issue. The biggest problem here are the beds; prepare to need a chiropractor. A few hours of sleep and I already have a sore back--these are the WORST... More

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AquaBreezeManagement, General Manager at Aqua Breeze Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm very sorry to hear you found the bed in your room to be uncomfortable. If you would be so kind as to somehow let us know which room in particular you stayed in, we'd appreciate knowing so we can address the problem ASAP. As you may see in our other reviews, uncomfortable beds is not something we... More

Stockton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This hotel is ok it wasn't that good the extra, little bedroom was so small the bed could could barely fit .In the little room you could tell the other people in the next room were smoking cigaretes . One of the best PARTS OF IT WAS ACROSS THE STREET there was an arcade and Minnie golf and also a... More

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AquaBreezeManagement, General Manager at Aqua Breeze Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm very sorry and shocked to hear you found sand in your bed. We use an outside linen service for our bed sheets, so either need to address this issue with them, or the housekeeper would cleaned your room prior to your stay. If you could contact us at aquabreezeinn@gmail.com and let us know which room it was,... More

Chico, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This motel is totally worth it for the money. It's decorated like the ocean, and there's a cute little pool. The people are friendly and it's SUPER close to the boardwalk/beach. Only complaint is the breakfast. The food was basically gone by 8:30 (30 minutes after starting).

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AquaBreezeManagement, General Manager at Aqua Breeze Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments! We are truly sorry the breakfast was not replenished at the time you came to the office. We do try to make sure to replenish everything offered in our breakfast spread until it ends at 10am, but it appears we must try harder, which I will encourage our staff to do consistently. Thank you... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Overall this was a very average motel The bathroom was fine but the shower wasn't very strong Our room stunk of smoke and this didn't go away even with the window open. If we were there for longer we would have asked to move rooms (which we now wish we had as the clothes I slept in now smell smokey)... More

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AquaBreezeManagement, General Manager at Aqua Breeze Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm sorry to hear you found your room to smell of smoke. We only have 2 smoking rooms, however it is hard to prevent guests from smoking in non-smoking rooms. When they do, we have used a "smoke odor eliminator" product to remove the smell from the walls, curtains and room in general, as well as putting carpet... More

Victorville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I Stayed for one night with my family, walking distance from beach and Boardwalk. Very friendly staff. Will stay there again. Closer to downtown and lots of attraction. good value for money very clean rooms.

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Pasadena, CA
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This hotel practices ethnic discrimination. Due to auto trouble my son was in need of a hotel room. I researched and found Aqua Breeze Inn in Santa Cruz. I called and spoke with a young man and he said they had available rooms. I told him my son would be there in five minutes and would pay cash. My son... More

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AquaBreezeManagement, General Manager at Aqua Breeze Inn, responded to this review

I would like to make it clear that we do not discriminate against any guest based on race, color, religion, national origin, height, or any other basis the reviewer has accused us of. If anyone were to take a look at the diverse make up of our guests on any given day, and you will find this to be undeniably... More

London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Positives: - good value for money - clean rooms - friendly staff - great location (about 5 mins walk to the pier and beach) Negatives: - rooms a bit tired looking but you get what you pay for I would recommend if you are just passing through (like we were) but probably worth paying extra for a hotel if you... More

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Additional Information about Aqua Breeze Inn

Address: 204 Second Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Aqua Breeze Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Aqua Breeze Hotel Santa Cruz
Sea Breeze Hotel
Sea Breeze Motel

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