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Babbling Brook Inn

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1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Lubbock, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed one night at this charming and unique Bed & Breakfast in Santa Cruz, Ca. Our room was decorated in a tasteful victorian style but not overdone. The setting of the property is what makes it so unique. I millers wheel is turning on the property that is beautifully landscaped and so serene. In the... More 

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Madera, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

this place was beautiful. Lush green grounds all around cozy rooms. close to everything you need. Comfy plush beds. Very nice staff, also very helpful! Great cookies a variety of teas or coffee at your fingertips! A very nice quiet lobby with a big fireplace GREAT in fall and winter! Even breakfast in the am! Yes please.

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Burbank, California
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at the Babbling Brook Inn and what a lovely stay! Warm welcoming staff, beautiful comfy rooms with a fun theme of French Impressionists. There was a long bookshelf in our room with Books from liturature to best selling, next to 2 arm chairs and a fireplace. There was a wine and cheese get together in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

People's views of a place are without doubt, based around their previous experiences. For instance, if you are use to staying in a 1 star place all your life and then stay in a three star, you will think the 1 star is the best place in the world! I can only assume this is the case for the people... More 

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Kansas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Surprisingly quiet in the Renoir room, despite proximity to street. Short walk to Pacific and downtown. Very friendly staff, clean rooms, lovely grounds, enjoyed by all in our party of 10 in 4 rooms ages 4 to 74. Recommended.

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Foster City, California, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We came for a two night mid week stay and liked it so much we stayed an extra night. Degas room was large and private, and music on TV a nice touch. Staff very friendly and helpful, and breakfast and happy hour food/wine very good. We found walking around adjacent lagoon a great way to start each day, and especially... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Quaint, individual rooms in chalet style with real fireplaces and superbly comfortable beds. Our room, the "Contessa", was spacious with two queen beds, comfortable chairs in front of the fireplace, fully stocked bookshelves and a widescreen TV. Sam, the manager, made us very welcome and was helpful and friendly as well as being a great cook. We enjoyed the superb... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Charming place to stay in a funky very Santa Cruz kind of way. Loved the wine and appetizer's in the afternoon. Also had an excellent breakfast. Bedroom was clean and pretty with a comfortable bed. The staff was superb!!! Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again and will try some of the other inns run by Inns by the Sea. Also... More 

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Monterey Peninsula
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Lovely little gem. We had a corner room with the water wheel right outside our door and patio. We had coffee and breakfast goodies on our patio, and also wine and cheese in the afternoon in the reception area. Completely relaxing. Good bed and lovely grounds. We enjoyed it so much.

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Lafayette, Ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here to celebrate my birthday and frankly the breakfast and poor internet were terrible. The restaurant recommended for dinner was awfull. This is 4th hotel in chain of hotels we have stayed at and it was the worst. We will not be back. The room was nice and comfortable but the bath was extremely small.

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