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Howard Johnson Inn Santa Cruz

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130 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly Ramada Limited Fishermans Wharf)
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Ranked #33 of 54 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Janet Levine G Santa Clarita, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to get a room with a nice ocean view and a small, but nice balcony to enjoy the view. I'm sure not all the rooms there were so lucky The room that I had booked had 2 queen beds and a small seperate room withiin the room that was barely big enough for a double bed. This... More 

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Merced, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

No pool, no view, internet service terrible, breakfast no coffee, the biscuits were stale. Poor service all the way around. The so called business center was one chair one computer that didn't work stuffed in a corner. Everything was plastic and the toilets are for a four year old. I hate to see a man sit on one, it would... More 

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East Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would like to consider myself fairly easy going, but my experience at the Howard Johnson in Santa Cruz, CA was beyond horrible. We had walked in to check into my room and was greeted by the most rude front desk person I have ever met. It was as if we were a burden being there. I politely greeted her... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stopped overnight in Santa Cruz while driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Looking for a hotel near the beach we found this Howard Johnson's. We parked right outside the site office and got our room. 2 king size beds. Room was basic but clean and quiet. The beach was 2 minutes walk away, which is as good as... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Overall, not too great! My check in was an hour late for some reason, probably housekeeping taking smoke breaks. Then the rollaway I requested wasn't there, so I had to go and ask for it and the Indian lady argued with me over cost, I finally won out with the help of the front seat lady. The jets in the... More 

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