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Chaminade Resort & Spa

1 Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In November I attended a conference of sorts at this property and found the whole experience to be delightful -- especially the bay views from the patio. The sunsets were lovely. My first floor room backed up to woods and it felt as though I were a hundred miles from civilization. The mini-fridge in the room, under a bar area,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a weekend away. We really enjoyed it as a an escape from San Francisco. The entire weekend was very quiet and relaxing. We had an updated room, which was nice. It was a little bit of a distance from the main building, but we didn't mind the walking.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the resort as part of a conference. Luckily, I had one of the remodeled rooms, which was spacious with modern gadgets like motion sensor lights. Another guest, however, was in an older room and mentioned that he could not get hot water from the shower head so ask for a newer room. This resort had many nooks... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Resort grounds are great - forested, good views to the sea, and nicely spread out. But the rooms are in desperate need of an upgrade -- looks like have not had investment since the early 1980s and it shows. Dark walls, tired carpet, outdated bath and bath fixtures, not living up to the 4 star rating it assigns itself in... More 

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Thank SafariKBFamily
ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SafariKBFamily, Thank you –we appreciate your feedback, yes we are extremely excited and pleased with our newly renovated rooms. With comments from customers like you, we believe our new room product will exceed your expectations. Dully noted on the room service tray, we complete “tray runs” multiple times each day I am shocked to hear trays were left unclaimed... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

If you have to get work done, might as well do it in a beautiful setting. Holding a business meeting at the Chaminade Resort and Spa provides you with all you need and more for one price. Excellent meeting rooms, food and staff.

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2 Thank Sandie M
ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and meeting services. We appreciate the positive feedback. Sincerely, Kevin Herbst, General Manager More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We came out to have some drinks and watch the sunset tonight. Our waiter Reggie was the best.. He sat us at a firepit table and brought us heaters to keep us warm. I recommend this place and ask for Reggie for awesome service.

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Thank Mallorie G
ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mallorie, Thank you so much for the amazing review! Reggie is definitely a standout among all of our staff. Please visit us again soon. Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager More 

Discovery Bay, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Had a great time at the Chaminade for the week we were there. The rooms aren't the newest, but they do a great job with new features in them! The staff is remarkable, really went way beyond to ensure everyone is having a good trip there. The food was Ok, but seriously convenient! Again, can't say enough nice things about... More 

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Thank Mike B
ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thanks for the kind comments. Just wait until our new guest room is unveiled in December. Come back and see us again soon! All the best, Kevin L. Herbst | General Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

The view is beautiful. The gym is good. The pool area is nice. The breakfast is great. The staff is nice. The rooms are old and tired. It is a great venue for a wedding which is why we were there. But $300/night???? That is a ridiculous price for such a tired old place. Beds were uncomfortable. Walls are thin.

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Thank CynthiaB1
ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cynthia, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We're so glad that you were able to enjoy the property amenities, but it sounded like the guest room wasn't to your liking. You'll be happy to know that we will be starting a $7 million dollar renovation mid November 2015. We hope to see you back in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Old, tired and way to much money for what you get. Gym is decent, breakfast was good. It's a beautiful setting but the rooms are ancient. The valets were attentive. Front staff very nice. Great venue for a wedding.

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Thank SAStaples
ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SAStaples, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate the positive feedback regarding out service and amenities. Since the room product wasn't to your liking, you'll be happy to know that we've recently started a $7 million dollar guest room renovation. This renovation will completely transform all 156 guest room villas. We look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

My favorite stay-cation hotel, about a 1 hour trip. Near to Santa Cruz and Capitola. Hotel staff are exceptional. We visited with the Mercedes Benz club for our holiday party. Wonderful to have the lot filled with 30+ MBZ's. views to the hills from the restaurant are enchanting.

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ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other potential guests and party goers. We appreciate the kind comments about our staff, views and location. Looking forward to welcoming you back for another stay-cation soon! Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager More 

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