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Torch Lite Inn

500 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #39 of 53 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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George Town, Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Can't really fault this place too much, the good points outway anything not so good. Decent price, large clean rooms, well furnished, nice bathroom/shower, free parking. The only moans I have is I found the mattress too soft (obviously a personal observation) and from the early hours of the morning people checking out and dragging their wheeled luggage around makes... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have stayed here a few times and have never been disappointed. The rooms are clean and equipped with micro/frig. There is a pool for summer swimming. The breakfast is good....lots of options and well kept. Location is fairly good...I just wouldn't walk alone at night as a female.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This property is a paradox. The property has had extensive renovations! It was clean, lived up to the pictures online and the staff was very friendly. We have stayed in Santa Cruz and Capitola many times and know the area is frequented by youngsters going to the board walk and the beaches and don't appreciate the type of care they... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

This is a budget hotel. And for the price it was great. YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!!!!! The room was presentable and clean. The beds were quite comfortable and the location is ideal for the board walk. We paid so little for this place on line so we didn't expect that much. As it happens, it was better than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We came here for one night whilst we head up towards San Fran. We came on a weeknight (Monday) so not many places were open. Such as the Boardwalk and some of the beach restaurants. But we still had a pleasant stay and the Torch Inn is in a great location. A short walk away from downtown and the main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed here in April & had a good experience. So we stayed here again. Got in an hour early hoping to check in and was able too. Which was nice! The room was clean! As last time. ..no complaints! Couldn't connect to the wifi and my at&t service wouldn't get service either - not sure why. That's the only disappointment.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

  I was very pleased with my stay at the Torchlight Inn. It's a nicely kept motel. Our room was sufficiently clean and while not huge on space it didn't feel cramped either. It came with a refrigerator and microwave which is a very desirable feature for me and my travel partner as well as free Wifi. We had two comfortable... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We arrived, very tired after a long drive. The hotel was nothing like the picture on the website. It was very run down and in need of a makeover. The decor of the room was very tired. The bathroom sink would not drain and the toilet leaked. This was reported to reception shortly after we checked in however noone came... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Pretty near to the beach, and is decent enough for a short stay. Rooms were clean. Parking looks limited, but was able to get a spot. A small pool, which doesn't look that attractive to go for. They serve breakfast.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I paid over $200 to have one of the worst nights sleep while on vacation. First, the walls are paper thin. We could literally make out what was on the tv next door. The kids were running up and down the stairs we were located next to, and it shook the bed and walls every time anyone was on them.... More 

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