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Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for luxury go else where. If your after decent clean serviceable accommodation 10 mins from the the Boardwalk then look no further. Tip. Ask for a courtyard room not one facing onto the road.

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Mountain View, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very simple and excellent accommodations! We actually had a little "suite" -- which means two rooms with a door between, with a queen bed in each room -- just perfect for us and our teen-aged son. One perfectly clean bathroom with toiletries and an excellent shower, and even a kitchenette with fridge and microwave (which we didn't use, but it... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Very basic accommodations. Breakfast was your carbo centered diet of cereal, small donuts. Had to ask for orange juice machine to be turned on. About 1/2 mi walk to the carnival area. Great walk west of there is the lighthouse and surfing museum. Questionable value. Room was quite small.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The "two queen beds" was actually two separate rooms with doors that shut. The bathroom was in the middle. Only one TV--old school TV at that. We were inside the courtyard and it was totally quiet. Clean. Breakfast was minimal. Walking distance (10 min) to boardwalk and 20 min to downtown open air mall. Wireless worked. Fridge and microwave at... More

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear ShotgunShannon99, Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review, we appreciate your feedback. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Please think of us again for your next trip to Santa Cruz. Thank you for choosing Americas Best Value Inn-Santa Cruz. -Vijay G.M. More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This room should be called wordt value inn nothing works ie wifi, tv coffee maker showers to small service very bad just save your money and go somewhere else The so called breakfast is appoling you pick it up from reception and is only cerial please go somewhere else the rooms accross the road are a lot better and half... More

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Domenic V, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We do apologize for any inconvenience you experience during your stay with us. We appreciate your feedback, we will make a note about the problems that you have mention. Again we apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for choosing Americas Best Value Inn-Santa Cruz -Vijay, G.M. More

Sacramento, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The dumpy room was quiet enough for a good night sleep, but the separate bedrooms, worn-out rug and dilapidated furnishings left a lot to be desired. Granted that the seventy-dollar a night, off-season rate for Santa Cruz is mid-range in two-star motels. Would not stay there again.

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Paswater, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we appreciate our guest's feedback. We apologize for any inconvenience you have experienced during your stay with us. We are in the process of renovating our property, as well as updating our decors in our rooms. Again thank you for your feedback. Thank you for choosing Americas Best... More

Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

we had a nice suite with 2 queens which were splitted in 2 different rooms. it was very clean and comfortable. the staff was nice. for breakfast u could have coffee and cookies. nothing special but ok for the price. definately recommend for one night stay

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Natcrosscountry, Thank You for taking the time to write us this review, it is much appreciated. We are glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future. Think of us for your next visit in Santa Cruz. Again thank you for choosing Americas Best Value Inn-Santa Cruz. Vijay, G.M. More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

In the olden times, a room at an inn consisted of a bed and maybe a small table with a chair. A clean place for you to lay down and rest after a long weary travel on the road At this America's Best Value Inn, that's exactly what you get with a tv and small dresser plus an open closet... More

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Ai C, Thank You fro your feedback, we are in the process of renovating our entire property, we are glad you have enjoyed your stay with us. We do have limited parking to 1 car per room, we do apologize if parking was an issue during your stay. Again thank you for your feedback. Reviews help our staff improve... More

Modesto, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

A year ago I wrote a review stating the motel exceeded my expectations. It is cheap, which means my expectations were pretty low. The location is great because it is walking distance from the Boardwalk, the San Lorenzo River Bike Trail and the West Cliffs Trail. Since last year they have begun renovating all rooms, which was much-needed. It's still... More

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear SuzyQModesto, Thank you for both this year's and last year's review. We are beyond glad that you enjoyed both of your stays. We are in the process of renovating our entire property to better serve our guest. Thank you for your positive feedback, we are looking forward to seen you soon. Again Thank you for choosing Americas Best Value... More

Galt, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Staff was very nice & helpful. The rooms were remodel very clean & nice! 2 blocks from the beach easy to walk to. It was quiet there. Coffee in the room then nice little breakfast in morning fruit, toast, cereal, juice, pastry. Will go back & take the family

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vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk, responded to this review

Dear Valeri W, Thank you for your review , we enjoy reading positive feedback about our staff. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you will be a returning guest. Thank you for choosing Americas Best Value Inn- Santa Cruz Vijay, G.M. More

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Address: 505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
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Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk 2*
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