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Babbling Brook Inn

3.0 of 5 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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Clapham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this is my second time there, last being in 2012, and I was happy to see the excellent service and quality hasn't diminished. Staff were welcoming and more than happy to let me take as many of there great biscuits as I wanted, wine hour is still to a generous level and I loved breakfast. Room was the same one... More

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nj
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I wrote a review (see below) in which I stated that I had been overcharged by the hotel. To their credit, the manager wrote to me privately, investigated what happened, and refunded me the difference. The problem arose due to an understatement of the tax rate which was shown on my confirmation vs. the actual tax rate assessed. The manager... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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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Sunnyvale, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

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 September 7, 2014

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 September 2, 2014

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 September 2, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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North East England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 13
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