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Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came in to Santa Cruz on a Friday night. We usually camp during our travels, but everything was full because of great weather and a 4 day weekend. We jumped on an online site to find a cheap deal on a hotel/motel. One of the cheapest places we could find was Oceana Inn. Before I booked... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never stay here. Sleep in your car . We paid a small fortune for a room that was filthy and smelly. A sign in the bathroom says we would be charged for missing linens. Checking the linens that were there....we were already missing linens. And a bath towel had a big hole in it. When I inquired about the missing... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night a week ago, To start off i wish i could rate it negative 1. Worst place ive ever stayed in... Super stinky as soon as you walked in the hallway, smells like smoke, the manager was a jerk. To top it off the room we stayed in looks like it had blood on the... More

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Livermore, California
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Very disappointed in this motel. NOT within minutes of beaches &boardwalk as advertised. Room was clean , but very shabby. Holes in the wall, shower tile disgusting,beds very uncomfortable, never did get room cleaned or beds made. Also the breakfast included was a bowl of cereal,come on! Overall a very unpleasant experience for the price chgd. Over $300 for 2... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Me, my husband & son stayed here in august 2014 and we had no problem at all. The bed wasn't the best but other than that if your looking for a very basic place to stay then this place will cover your needs. The best thing for us was that we didn't have a credit card so they allowed a... More

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The room was extremely overpriced based on the quality. When we called two days before, we were told we could check in early without issue. The day of check in, it was a different story. Despite overpaying for the room, we were not allowed to check in an hour early, even though our room was ready, without paying an additional... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Based on the reviews I've read, I can't help but believe these were written when the place was under different management. The current owner is very friendly, our room was clean, and it was nice and quiet. It's very apparent that the new owner wants to do the right thing and get this place back on track. The television worked... More

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Midland, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

worst place I have ever stayed. took family on a trip to California. We stayed up and down the coast. I understand you get what you pay for BUT. Broken bed and lamp. bed was never fixed. dirty rooms and NO help from staff. When we called after returning home just to try and talk to someone no one ever... More

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Brentwood, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I went in with low expectations. Paid $113.00.Disgusting with even worse service. Bugs, plugged sink, wet floor. their solution was to put towels over disgusting mystery wet spot. Towels and advice "don't go barefoot in room". Owners words. Owner was obviously a broken man due to the the constant bull he had to deal with. No excuse he was incredibly... More

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Little River, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I first chose this hotel for the price, worried why it was cheaper than most. Well I was pleasantly surprised!! This is a wonderful hotel with nice staff and excellent location. So convenient to go downtown right on Soquel. Quiet rooms. Nice beds. I'd recommend this to friends and family, can't beat the price, too !! I'll come again when... More

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Additional Information about Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

Address: 525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Oceana Inn Santa Cruz 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Oceana Inn Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Travelodge
Travel Lodge Santa Cruz
Travelodge Santa Cruz

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