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West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn

3.5 of 5 174 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros - beautiful old-fashioned style hotel, perfect location with beach views Cons - staff were polite but unhelpful (eg: failed to mention that local running race would mean that there would be tannoy announcements from 7.30am in the morning, Sunday, and that roads were closed), private balcony only had view of houses, Jacuzzi bath was rubbish, no air con Overall... More

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FSInns, Manager at West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at the West Cliff Inn. We’re glad you enjoyed the location, the gorgeous views, and the meticulous restoration of the building. Signs were posted in strategic locations advising visitors of Santa Cruz road closures due to the running race. The race was not a West Cliff Inn event,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent a night at a Four Sisters in Monterey, we booked a night at The West Cliff and were delighted with every aspect of it. The room was fabulous, the location magnificent and the hospitality second to none. Complimentary cheese and wine and breakfast were first class. Perfect establishments for stays while on our road trip from the UK.... More

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Garden Valley, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
62 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay at this hotel quite a bit. The staff is good and is very personable. I noticed quite a bit of mold this time in the shower. We had room five which is nice, but the people above us were very noisy and were pacing the floor at 10:30 at night and one of them must have weighed five... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon in the states. The house itself is beautiful and stands out as you walk back from the boardwalk itself. It is a short walk from the house to the beach and boardwalk so the location is brilliant. The staff were attentive and very accommodating. The room was very comfortable... More

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7 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights as we wanted somewhere near the boardwalk and beach. This old house is impeccably decorated and absolutely beautiful. We had a room at the front of the house overlooking the beach and pier. Room was a good size with good quality toiletries provided. Breakfast was a good selection of hot & cold food with great... More

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights during July, upon arrival check in was nice and smooth at the the house. After a long drive the cheese and wine during the evening was a nice little " pick me up". The house is very close to the beach and boardwalk which is real treat, we managed to make use of the free cycles... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I visit Santa Cruz frequently for business and am happy to have found a charming Inn in a great location. The staff are wonderful, the breakfast and wine & cheese reception are good and complimentary, so it's a good value for the price. It's also pet friendly in certain rooms.

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Toronto
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87 hotel reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Anytime we are in California we make a point of coming to Santa Cruz JUST to stay at this inn. There simply no sweeter place to stay than this inn. Beautiful rooms. TOTAL quiet every time. Wonderful breakfast and awesome wine and cheese time in the late afternoon. Cookies anytime. Bicycles for a romantic ride. GREAT staff. This remains our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for the night on our road trip up the California coast. The gentleman at the front desk was very friendly and suggested a great restaurant for us to eat at. Our room was really nice with a view of the pier. I loved the large jet bathtub! We didn't eat breakfast because we ended... More

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San Carlos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

When we booked, we did not realize that the front desk closes at 8 pm. We stopped for dinner along our route and were surprised by a phone call at 7 pm saying that the front desk person was going home for the day, and we would have to let ourselves in. While the procedure for late check in worked... More

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FSInns, Manager at West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay. I am glad you enjoyed our beautiful location, but was sorry you were disappointed in some aspects of our service. We strive to ensure that our guests receive the utmost in hospitality, and I apologize that we missed the mark on this occasion. The employee who was... More

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Address: 174 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn 3.5*
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Situated on a bluff across from the beach, West Cliff Inn is a newly renovated historic building offering well appointed guestrooms and a fabulous coastal location. This Four Sisters Inn is a three-story Italianate Victorian with a wraparound porch offering views of the Monterey Bay. The inn features a breezy, coastal decor with fabrics in crisp blues and whites and the well-appointed guestrooms feature a fireplace, a marble tile bathroom, and most offer a jetted spa tub and king bed. ... more   less 
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