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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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Ranked #32 of 52 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndyGermany86 Maastricht, The Netherlands
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    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
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have slept in numerous hotels / motels and this one offers a good price / value deal. The beds are tidy, there is AC and the bathroom is tiled (not the plastic nightmare of other motels). For the location and the condition it is very inexpensive. The breakfast is the usual sad deal (I'm German, we are very picky... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure what to expect, but the room was clean and the beds comfortable. A great value for the money. We will stay here again. We had a nice two room suite with kitchenette. The value club is easy to join and offers instant discounts.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid 200 dollars for one night in this motel, the rooms were small and dark and had a really bad smell in it, Would not recommend for anyone to stay in this overpriced dump!!! It is convenient to the centre of Santa Cruz but that's the only plus.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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
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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
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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 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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Address: 505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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