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Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #46 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 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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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
1 review
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

I recently stayed here and found blood on the bathroom wall, blood on the curtains and worst of all, blood on my pillow!!!! We were refused and sort of compensation when brought to managments attention and the owner left town to avoid the situation! This place has the worst customer service ever! They did not even give me a replacement... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The average rating I give this could go down if you are pickier than I am. I want good price, clean accommodations and quiet sleep. The room was fairly quiet, but there was an air conditioner in the next room that kicked on every hour for about 15 minutes all night long. That woke me again and again. The room... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My adult son and I spent two nights at the Oceana Inn, August 15-16, 2013, and it was definitely not worth the price. On the 15th (Thursday) the room cost $89.00 and on Friday the room jumped to $189.00! I guess the best way to describe why I didn't think it was worth the price would be to let me... More

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I booked my hotel stay through expedia and although I entered that I wanted a room with two beds and that I was traveling with 3 kids, they charged me for the room, WAY TOO MUCH for this place and didn't charge me for the kids. When I got to the hotel there was an extra 20 dollar charge per... More

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I can't even give this room a one star,I can't believe I had to pay 250.00 a night for this bates flea bag..It was one of the lousiest rooms I have ever stayed in. Let's begin by the holes in the blankets, the odors of mold, the actual mold in the bathroom, the plug of blow dryer, it was split... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Very basic. The outside door to the hall did not work. We left for day & when we returned at about 8pm in evening room had not been made up. Called & manager said staff said "do not disturb" sign was on door. It was not. I asked for a discount of some kind & she refused saying that she... More

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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*
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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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