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Babbling Brook Inn

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1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rancho Mirage, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After arriving in Santa Cruz, only to discover our hotel reservation had been cancelled, we felt extremely fortunate to locate The Babbling Brook Inn - a delightful B&B, fabulous beds, pillows, towels, and all for the same price as the low end motel we had originally booked. Wine/appetizer hour each night and homemade vegetarian Eggs Benedict in the morning. The... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was very clean and spacious. The bathroom is newly remodeled and the bed was extremely comfortable! It is walking distance to downtown Santa Cruz which made visiting our favorite restaurants convenient. We walked to West Cliff Drive to enjoy the ocean walking path and had a wonderful day!

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Ashland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The brook runs throughout the Inn. If your room is within hearing of the brook's wheel, it lulls you to sleep. Rooms are well done and the beds are total comfort. Within walking distance of downtown - and the Civic Center if you're there for the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music. Friendly management. Good breakfast (at civil hour) and nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming little place from the moment we arrived. Nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast lovely and the wine at 5pm idea is a awesome. The rooms are well decorated and cosy. There is a lack of privacy due to all the windows. You can shut the blinds but then it's really dark. It is an expensive place to stay.... More 

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Holly Springs, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in August, 2015. This is a charming little B&B that consists of a collection of small buildings built in the early to middle 20th century. Well-maintained and appointed. Although the bathroom in the room we stayed in was very small, the shower delivered a torrential shower (and in the midst of the 3 year drought). The breakfast was... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Full of character and personality. Do not miss staying at Babbling Brook Inn when in Santa Cruz. The beds are amazing, the environment inspiring and the breakfast is delicious. Nine blocks from main road and a few more to get to the beach and boardwalk. I personally preferred staying at Babbling, having coffee in the garden.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is exceptional ! All aspects of a warm , welcoming atmosphere , my wife and I loved the wine and cheese in the evening . Anyone who likes the finer things in life , at a resonable price needs to check out The Babbling Brook Inn .We will definitely be returning , for certain :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Babbling Brook Inn is absolutely amazing! Situated by its own water wheel and little brook, the Inn has beautiful accommodations including a VERY plush comfy bed, replete with feather bed and down comforter. The patio was lovely, with a table and two chairs overlooking the peaceful gardens of the Inn. The staff was amazing! So warm, polite and genuine.... More 

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SouthWest Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an overnight stay at the Babbling Brook and loved it. It is slightly out of the main centre of town and you really do need a car if you are staying here although it is easily walkable. We were glad we were staying away from the centre of town because we didn't really like Santa Cruz to be... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful unique accommodation set in amazing garden with a brook and working water wheel. It is tastefully furnished and very clean. The breakfast was tasty and they had a daily special to eat. Staff very helpful and friendly. It is within walking distance of the main town where there are numerous restaurants to suit all needs. There was cheese and... More 

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