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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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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, quaint, peaceful, great staff, individualized breakfast, happy hour, comfortable bed, great location, it was all good! Our daughter just moved to Santa Cruz and we plan to return often and will come back.

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience, we're thrilled you had a great time. I hope your daughter enjoys Santa Cruz as much as we do, there's so much to see and do here. We look forward to welcoming you back! Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had the one night here when driving the PCH. The weather was grim but a welcoming cup of tea and a cookie by the fire cheered us all up. Amanda was really helpful and served the most amazing artichoke and cheese gratin as an appetiser along with various other lovely things. Room was a bit noisy but was prepared... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you as our guest! Thanks for your kinds words, I hope the rest of your trip was also wonderful. Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

Scarborough
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

What a beautiful place to stay. Amazing property, and Andrea made us feel most welcome. Will stay there again for sure. You can take your breakfast and sit on your own private terrace or sit in one of the many seating areas around the property, did not want to leave. You get chocolates on your pillow and a yellow rubber... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. The Babbling Brook Inn is a special place and getting to know our guests is one of the great pleasures of our jobs. I'm so glad you enjoyed the little touches like our rubber ducky and chocolates as much as we enjoyed offering them. We strive for everyone to have as lovely a stay... More 

Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband and I have stayed at the Babbling Brook numerous times. We enjoy the home cooked breakfasts in the morning, cookies in the afternoon and wine and cheese in the evening. I enjoy having the comfortable living room area with a nice fire to sit and chat with friends or just read. The rooms all clean, cozy with comfortable... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words and choosing to stay with us multiple times! It's wonderful to hear your feedback and we will continue to work on improving our inn and guestrooms. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm Regards, Felina Smith Operations Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

First I must say I love this place and it is just that the exterior needs some TLC that I did not rate it excellent. This is like staying at a quirky loving relative's home. Santa Cruz has an older 70's vibe and this place is a jewel among some very uninspiring choices to stay in this city. The innkeepers,... More 

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FelinaSmith, Operations Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Babbling Brook Inn. We really enjoy doing what we can to make every stay wonderful and i'm so pleased you had a lovely time. I'm happy to say we have some projects in the works to improve the grounds and gardens, hopefully you'll get to enjoy them the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The Babbling Brook Inn has been on our list to try, and we just scored with one night there this past weekend. We had to make a quick trip there, and missed the wine and cheese; however the room was well kept, with a peaceful view. The breakfast was great- with a buffet with fresh fruit, juices and croissants, toast... More 

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