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Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

2.0 of 5 401 Johans Beach Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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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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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay at Ocean Echo Inn. Comfortable room with lots of space. Bed was very comfortable. Loved the small kitchen and outdoor deck. Enjoyed sitting on the deck with wine and cheese. Very short walk to the beach. Would definitely stay again!

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

Thank you! We enjoyed having you - see you next time! More 

San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful overnight with six of my best girlfriend's and stayed at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages. The property was quaint and charming and felt very serene and beachy. We stayed in Cottage 6 and had the best time. The beds were super comfortable sitting out on the deck was awesome, and that view at sunset... magical!! The... More 

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

Thank you!! We're thrilled you enjoyed you stay - see you next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

A very clean b&b like setting that's a charming representation of the classic Santa Cruz quaint neighborhood.Plenty quiet at night,yet close enough to attractions.My wife and I will definitely stay there again.the ocean views were awesome.

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

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! See you again soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Only steps from the beach, this quaint Inn with cottages is clean, well maintained, and comfortable. Unfortunately, room 15 feels more like a fishbowl than a hotel room. The room is directly adjacent to an outdoor stairwell on one side and a driveway and parking area on the other. if you are brave enough to open your blinds for some... More 

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

Thanks for staying with us - we do hope you'll give one of our other rooms a try! More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed for one night in room 7 which had just been renovated. It had been beautifully done and was most impressed. The room was modern, tasteful and comfortable as well as having a kitchen unit - which came in useful. Just a short walk from the beach to pop down and watch the waves crashing against the rocks. Breakfast is... More 

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

We're so glad you liked our new look! Thanks for staying with us - hope to see you again soon! More 

Dixon, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This place was pricey and a HUGE disappointment!! It was e dirty. The bathroom smelled and was scary gross. The dishes in the cupboard were greasy like they had old butter on them. The mattresses both on the pullout side were all springs. They were painful to sleep. The breakfast was really bad--store bought bagels wrapped in Saran Wrap. Unfortunately... More 

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

We are so sorry you were disappointed in your stay! This is not something we like to hear. Our furniture is brand new - purchased just this summer. We will make sure our housekeepers check the dishes in the cupboards. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for three days with our two, school age children. We had cottage 1 and couldn't have been happier with the location and the and room. Just steps from the beach.Very clean and quiet. Newly renovated. Short drive to all the local attractions. Wonderful people. We will be coming back again. Our daughter said it was, "The best place... More 

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

What a wonderful compliment - thank you! See you again soon! More 

Dana Point, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I ended up in Santa Cruz needing a room and found this online. What a quaint and delightful place. The rooms are simple, but nicely appointed. I had kitchenette so I could make a simple meal, a nice table and comfy bed. And the next morning I was took a walk along the beach which is just steps away from... More 

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

We're so glad you found us! See you next time. More 

Firebaugh, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Came across this inn by accident. Price was what we were looking for since it was only a one night getaway and decided to try it. Mark and Betty are very nice and enjoyed talking to them. We are already planning on going back!! Want to take the whole family! Beach is just 25 yds away and the view from... More 

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We're so glad you found us! See you again soon! More 

Sacramento, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I'm having mixed feelings about writing a review that will benefit all who read it. I don't want to sound like a Debbie downer. but..... Yes, the rooms are going through renovations, however have no charm. No pictures, dated bland furniture. Our floor was filthy, and there was someone else's hair on the shower stall wall. Bath towels and toilet... More 

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

We're so sorry you were disappointed in your stay. We have purchased artwork and are in the process of installing it - our furniture and mattresses are all brand new, sorry you didn't like our choice. We will definitely address your other concerns! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

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Address: 401 Johans Beach Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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