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Casablanca Inn on the Beach

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   101 Main Street, corner of Beach and Main, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly The Casablanca Inn)
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Ranked #20 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
travelon189 Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Location
    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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Modesto, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel doesn't even deserve a 1 on the rating scale. The customer service was poor, the pictures on the website were nothing like the hotel describes. I was told on the phone that my family would be getting a room with a full kitchen, a full living room a king size bed and a the best view the hotel... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While the hotel itself may be a bit dated, the location and staff more than makes up for it. It's located within a short walk to the beach, boardwalk, and wharf. The room had very comfortable beds, was clean, but had a little bit of a musty smell which was no surprise given the hotel's age. Each hotel staff person... More

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So a lot going on here: Firstly this is a GREAT location right in the middle of everything that is the Santa Cruz Boardwalk along with on site parking which is huge. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms say that 30 of the 33 have an ocean view. Ours (19) had a great view, I would just ask... More

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Visalia, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has an unbelievable view of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, but the rooms are in dire need of some updates. The shower is ok if you are no more than 5' tall but horrible for anyone taller. The appliances and amenities in the rooms look like they are from the 70's. If they offer you room 6A tell them... More

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san jose
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've stayed at Casablanca Inn a few times. I've never been disappointed. I love the location and its always a great time. I feel safe and totally taken care of. the restaurants near the Inn are great. The Boardwalk, bowling alley, beach and Wharf are all in walking distance. Thanks for the great service.

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Manteca, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for my birthday. The staff was very helpful, friendly and good hospitality. when we arrived they were very nice and showed us where our room was located. They answered all of our questions and showed us where everything was. We enjoyed our stay the beds were very comfortable and the view was amazing. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh the view and the buzz on the boardwalk! This is a quaint hotel with lots of history. We had a wonderful stay. If you are looking for granite countertops and remodeled rooms...this is not it. But for a bed and breakfast feel...this is your place!! We had a lovely stay.

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Cave City, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the family suite. It was excellent! We read some negative reviews, but they were not true. We stayed in Rm. #5, right across from the volleyball courts. It's between the Boardwalk and the pier. The suite is two rooms. One is a kitchen, with a full sized refrigerator, stove and all the plates and utensils for a... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only reason anyone should stay here is the location. The beachside view is amazing but the owners should take more pride in their property. The grounds are in serious need of a keeper or at least someone with a broom and dustpan to clean up the cigarette butts and garbage. The first night I wondered why the bathroom floor... More

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Brentwood
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was quite happy. The kids and I had a great stay. Convenient access to all our activities. Friendly staff. We stayed in kitchenette for a dinner In, and made a great breakfast. Very relaxing and fun trip. Thanks Casablanca.

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Address: 101 Main Street, corner of Beach and Main, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly The Casablanca Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casablanca Inn on the Beach 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Casablanca Inn & Bistro Hotel Santa Cruz
Casablanca Inn And Bistro
Casa Blanca Hotel
Casa Blanca Motel

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
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The historical Casablanca Inn is strategically located across the street from the Santa Cruz beach, a block away from the wharf and the boardwalk. All our rooms are beautifully decorated and have a breathtaking view of the beach. Some of our rooms have a unique design which reflects the distinct character of the historic Cerf Mansion. Over the years, the Casablanca Inn has been fortunate enough to cater to some of the most influential and famous personalities of our time, which has immensely appreciated the elegance that our hotel has to offer. ... more   less 
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