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West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   174 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #2 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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79 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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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

st louis
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed in Santa Cruz so that we could tour the Botanical Gardens. We enjoyed the ocean front trail next to the bed and breakfast. We liked staying in Room 3 and looking at the ocean. They offer some nice package deals on their website. We tried the package with a $50 dining certificate to the Shadowbrook Restaurant in Capitola.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Staying at the West Cliff Inn in Santa Cruz was an excellent choice for us. We stayed in the Little Beach Bungalow and found it delightful, clean, well appointed and just plain fun. It was perfect for a couple. As you drive up to The West Cliff Inn the Bungalow is in the back along side a private road which... More

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Austin, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Wonderful retreat from another time. Really a B & B not a hotel . The staff is very guest orientated. Matt and Lauren were superb. Great recommendations for restaurants. The breakfast was a full breakfast. Started about 8: 30 which for those traveling from eastern time zones a little later than you might be used to. Complementary wine and cheese... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

A short stay but enough time to spot a real gem. Little touches like jars of cookies, free afternoon wine and coffee, all presented with style and charm, make this an excellent b&b offer. Well positioned in town, the view is only slightly compromised by the more recently built hotel across the road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We wish we could have stayed longer. It was a very nice B & B. We enjoyed spending time on the front porch - both in the morning with our coffee and in the evening with a glass of wine. Our room, #7, was great!

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Stayed for a long weekend with my boyfriend, and we had a MAGNIFICENT time! We were in Room 8 (comfy king bed, whirlpool tub in a BEAUTIFUL marble bathroom, gas fireplace, and gorgeous view of the ocean), and we took advantage of the second night free deal. When I called, the nice man on the phone said he would upgrade... More

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A charming and romantic place to stay. Our room overlooked the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Pacific Ocean, and the pier. Great shopping along Pacific Avenue. Walked along West Cliff Drive between the Boardwalk and the Natural Bridges. Stopped at the Surf Museum. We had dinner at Stagnaro's on the pier. Friendly and accommodating staff. Wonderful breakfast in the morning! A real... 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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Also Known As:
West Cliff Inn, a 4 Sisters Inn
West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Hotel Santa Cruz
West Cliff Hotel
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz #1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
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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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