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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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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Clapham, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 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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109 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
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
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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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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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