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Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   314 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #12 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lemoore, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the second we stayed here in the past six months. We reserved two rooms and got them side by side, which was great. This hotel is straight up the street from the boardwalk about 1.5 blocks. The staff is extremely courteous, check-in is easy, adequate parking and the complimentary breakfast of waffles, eggs, sausage and assorted fruits and... More

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Walldorf, Germany
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203 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for night on our trip around the bay area and liked it. The gentleman behind the counter was friendly when we walked in and our room was fine. Good large bed and it was clean. Breakfast was included, it was pretty much the standard fare.

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Vacaville, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the Comfort Inn are very rude, and lazy. In the room my kids were staying in the heater was putting out a horrible smell. I called the office and told them about it and they told me it was normal. I then asked for an extra blankets for my kids and got an attitude from them. I... More

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prince926, General Manager at Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. If you turn on heater in summer it always smells for few minutes because it has not been used in summer for a... More

Fort Worth, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place was walking distance to beach and boardwalk. Rooms are small, but clean. Place is older, but well kept. Pool is small, but clean. Good value for this place. Breakfast was coffee and Danish. Staff was all very friendly, evening when we arrived and morning to check out. I would stay again here.

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Sacramento, CA
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

I took my two boys on a surprise trip to Santa Cruz. I am a avid researcher when it comes to where to stay. The reviews plus price/location added up for me (and Excel) for this Comfort Inn. When we arrived I could not figure out where to park. There was simply no place. The owner came out and showed... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed at the Comfort Inn for 2 days in May in a Twin Bedroom. The rooms have been refurbished recently, the beds were supercomfy with a choice of 2 different pillows and proper duvets. Everything was really clean and nicely decorated. The room could have been bigger but in the end the actual size was perfectly sufficient. The distance... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Stayed here forgone night on a road trip. It was what we expected for the price. It was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was included and was a nice touch. Location is brilliant. You pay for what you get and we thought it was on the money.

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We stayed here on a road trip home and while the beds are nice n comfy and location to beach n boardwalk is great the cleanliness was not so great. There was hair in the bed on the pillows stains on our sheets and that was the second room the first smelt like cigarette smoke. Staff was ok not the... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The staff was extra friendly. The room was clean and bed comfortable. Nothing fancy, but I wasn't looking for that. There were noisy neighbors below us but we weren't able to hear them once it got later. The rooms were well insulated from noise.

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Dublin, Ireland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Stayed for one night after summer season in November. The city was preatty much dead ( with the exception of the Warf walk). Comfort Inn met my expectation, and comparing to other mostel I ve stayed in US it was above average standard. Pros: -Great location right in the middle of the main beach in Santa Cruz (some rooms have... More

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Address: 314 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area 2*
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Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area Hotel Santa Cruz
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
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