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Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

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401 Johans Beach Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Betty & Mark MGRs very friendly & helpful make your visit comfortable like being in their home continental breakfast fresh with great assortment and the BEST coffee Each cottage has its own décor.. the beach is just a couple hundred from the hotel.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My bf and I absolutely loved this place from the excellent customer service, to the cute cottage with everything U needed and best of all its only a few steps to the beach. Amazing!! I def recommend this place to everyone!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a nice stay. Wish we could have stayed longer. We are definitely planning to return. Darling rooms cottage style rooms, clean as they come, with amazing staff. Very easy walk to the beach as well!

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you! Hope you can stay longer next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was perfect for our family of four. The room was clean We loved walking down to the beach. The people who run the inn are very nice and helpful. I would recommend this place to anyone staying in Santa Cruz.

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank You! You're pretty nice as well! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A group of us stayed over the Valentine's weekend. We rented various cottages. I had the pleasure of staying in Cottage 12. We had a fabulous time and I know we will be back. A great place to stay. The staff was friendly and professional. The cottages clean and well appointed.

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you! So happy your weekend was special. Beautiful weather always helps also! See you next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stayed here for Valentine's Weekend! This place was a pleasant surprise! Tucked away in its own special part of Santa Cruz, close to the Harbor. Sunny Cove is an area that I did not know existed. The Ocean Echo Inn was probably a motel in its earlier years and has been renovated into a very beachy cottage feeling inn.... More 

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

We so happy you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for the fruit basket suggestion - we'll think about that! See you next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My fiance and I decided to take spontaneous trip to Santa Cruz/Capitola on a Tuesday morning. The price we found was fantastic, especially for the location. It's 53 steps from the beach! And it's a dog friendly beach!!! Absolutely perfect considering we brought our dogs. The room was studio style, perfectly clean with a pretty big bathroom. The continental breakfast... More 

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed yourself - and the pups too! See you next time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I stayed at Ocean Echo Inn recently and I am extremely happy with my experience! Mark and his staff are wonderful and truly made me feel at home. The location is lovely as it is within walking distance of the beach and pretty much a central spot which makes it extremely convenient. I left an item behind upon checking out... More 

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I stayed here and we really enjoyed the room also out English bulldog loved being close to use. Newly remolded and updated. Staff was super nice. Would recommend this place to family or friend.

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

We do like to keep everyone happy - even our canine guests! Thanks for the review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Total Privacy. The perfect place to unplug and get away from it all. The staff is very kind and helpful and there is great beach access. I had a wonderful time. Cottage # 10 is perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Betty S, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed yourself - see you next time! More 

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