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Babbling Brook Inn

3.0 of 5 1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
#3 of 16 Hotels in Santa Cruz
220 Reviews 4.5 of 5 stars
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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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Santa Cruz, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a few nights following our wedding. It was lovely, and very relaxing. It is very private, with a tub on the deck that also has privacy. It's hard to believe you're downtown! I highly recommend this room.

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112 reviews 112 reviews
90 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are large and nicely decorated. Many of them have large windows looking out onto public walkways so that other guests can see directly into the rooms. Some of the rooms on the second floor are more private. The rooms have a pod coffee maker, but condiments sufficient only for one cup. The doors to the lobby are locked... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please read some of the critical reviews, before booking, as we were quite disappointed having just stayed here over Labor Day weekend. I was charmed by the pictures and the natural landscape, and thought this would be a family-friendly and relaxing retreat for my husband, our toddler and my parents. We booked two rooms, the Contessa (w/2queen beds) with one... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to first of all compliment this B & B on their beds. They are nothing short of fabulous and I had the best sleep I have in years. I think I just expected more for +$230 than a small room. Really the one big surprise was that there was no air conditioning. You are given a fan but... More

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Troy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was adorable and the view outside our window was lovely. The gardens, swing, water wheel and total surroundings of the compound made staying at Babbling Brook so much nicer than a hotel. Breakfast is buffet style and nicely done...the staff does their best to make you feel welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a wonderful two night stay last week in The Fern Grotto room. It was spacious with a comfortable bed and a great secluded patio with a view of the water wheel. The room was clean and well kept. The staff was very accommodating. The breakfasts were excellent! I was able to walk to downtown and to the beach/boardwalk/wharf.... More

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at this Bed & Breakfast. It was very nice. Homemade Happy Hour food and breakfast. The staff was very the area very well and were able to advise us about local attractions of interest. The facility looks very much like the internet site.

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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We fell on our feet with this choice. If you want something quirky rather than the usual big chain, this is just fantastic. Beautiful and unusual wood shingled B&B, a garden that the kids adored, and impeccable service. We had a simple aperitif each evening, good breakfasts - nothing flash but very nice indeed - and slept well. Staff made... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not looking for an inn / bed and breakfast in Santa Cruz but are certainly glad we ended up staying here for a night. This multi level inn has several rooms, up and down various outdoor stairs and has gardens, a waterwheel and seating outside. Parking, while tight, is right on site and the inn is only a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our first stay was 8 years ago and was pleasant. This is our second stay and honestly there was one years worth of cob webs behind the headboard, which we found looking for an outlet. There were also cob webs on all the curtains hanging in the room. The carpet was worn to the point of looking quite filthy near... More

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Address: 1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Babbling Brook Inn 3*
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