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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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Hillsborough, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the roaring fire in the common room to the water wheel, to the beautiful garden and deck, to the beautiful room and terrace overlooking the garden, this inn is magical. It is centrally located near Downtown Santa Cruz, the beach, wharf, and the enchanting west cliff drive.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute rooms under redwood trees so large that they seem more a part of the sky than the ground. The ambient sound of the natural springs is soothing, and the artful design of the inn is both quirky and captivating. The best part of the experience was really the staff who were both knowledgeable and attentive. Breakfasts were tasty and... More 

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Webster, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in cozy Babbling Brook Inn for 3 days. Great location, walking distance to the beach and downtown area. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Good selection of breakfast items, delicious cookies and munchies offered every evening along with wine and other beverages. Very relaxing and homey place! Highly recommended.

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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
2 reviews
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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