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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 #17 of 52 hotels in Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Marino C Folsom, California, United States
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Folsom, California, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

like other reviews have stated, this place is right across from the beach, which is great. We were able to walk all around without having to worry about parking the car. The room was nice. It was like a little condo. Fully stocked kitchen, full-size fridge, microwave, breakfast nook table, and all the dishes too. The bed was comfortable and... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect location for our week long trip to Santa Cruz/Capitola. The staff was super friendly. The view from the beach front bungalows was the best. We walked around the area to see if we would have chosen a different spot (at Casablanca and at other hotels)....for the price, location, chill feel, view, etc...we wouldn't. As a matter of fact, we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night while visiting local college campuses... We loved the street level location of our room directly across from the volleyball nets... The only down side were loud partiers parking in front of our room, BUT that is to be expected given the area... The furnishings were typical mismatch motel furnishings, but it all worked just fine for... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one night at the Casablanca Inn during a quiet, cold November in California. We had a room with a view and it was well worth it! Great location as well, right across from the boardwalk! The room was definitely dated but still roomy and comfortable, had a kitchenette which we didn't use. The bathroom was quite small. Other... More

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Chicago, IL
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26 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The location of this property simply cannot be beat, across the street from the beach and with amazing ocean views. All the attractions of Santa Cruz are within walking distance. The hotel itself is a little quirky, with our room definitely showing its age a little. But who cares with such delightful views and weather? We had a wonderful visit... More

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San Francisco, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed with two young children in the Presidential Suite. The location is fantastic: across the street from the beach and only five minutes from the Boardwalk attractions. The rooms (we saw two) have kitchenettes, which is great. The property is dated, however, and our room was quirky. Specifically, the bathroom was minuscule. Also, we were bothered by noise from... More

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Sammamish, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We spent the last night of a recent trip to Northern California at the Casablanca Inn in Santa Cruz. The location was amazing - close proximity to the boardwalk and beautiful ocean views. The room was nice, but shows its age (e.g., doors and faucet handles squeak). Might not be good for a family with small kids or light sleepers.... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

beautiful scenery, wonderful staff, quick check in hope to return in the future. very close to the boardwalk walking distance, the beach is across the street hope to return soon vey nice for family or couples.

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Charles C, Owner at Casablanca Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us! From our warm hearts On the Beach to yours, thank you for your kind words about our staff's friendliness & efficient check-in skills. We are so fortunate to be so close to the best of the best in Santa Cruz, so it is our mission to see that... More

Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I stayed in two different rooms, the first night in room 4, the room is completely outdated and wasn't ready for a guest to stay in, there were blood stains on the duvet cover, the heater barely have out any heat, the front desk guy put out a floor heater instead to use that didn't work either, and the shower... More

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Charles C, Owner at Casablanca Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us. Misunderstandings happen, and unfortunately that's exactly what your situation was comprised of. We take maintenance issues very seriously here and sufficient heating for our guests is a major priority. In order to accommodate you and your guest when we had no maintenance personnel on property, our Front... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The people that worked there were very nice & helpful. But, the BEST part was that they were pet friendly & we were able to bring our 2 Golden Retrievers with us! All the other places that are pet friendly have a 30lb. weight limit. We will DEFINITELY go back again!!

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Charles C, Owner at Casablanca Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us On the Beach! Casablanca Inn LOVES our furry 4-legged guests, no matter how big they are! We are so happy that we have several Pet-Friendly rooms available so guests don't have to leave Fido while away on vacation! After all, pets are part of the family too! Thank... More

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Additional Information about Casablanca Inn on the Beach

Also Known As:
Casablanca Inn & Bistro Hotel Santa Cruz
Casablanca Inn And Bistro
Casablanca Inn & Bistro Hotel
Casa Blanca Hotel
Casa Blanca Motel
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
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
#11 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casablanca Inn on the Beach 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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