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“Great Value, Clean Room, Would Stay Again” 4 of 5 stars
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Mission Inn
2.5 of 5 Motel   |   2250 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060   |  
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Ranked #17 of 53 Hotels in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great Value, Clean Room, Would Stay Again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

This place is right off California 1. The rooms are entry from the parking lot. It reminds me of a Holiday Inn, but it is like new and has been redecorated recently. The bed was comfortable. The room was immaculate. It's probably the best value hotel I've stayed in this year.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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HOUSTON
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Liked it a lot!! Very roomy:)) it was close to the airport and very accessible to the shopping centers so I thought that was very convenient. It's a great place to stay when u are visiting California. I loved it!!!!!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Santa Cruz, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This motel is a nice one, I always loved staying here. The staff is super kind and friendly, and keeps to themselves, there not all noisy. lol and the rooms are always large and very clean. Never ever had a bad experience here; and I have stayed here many times, in many different rooms they have available. It's a great location too. Plus, they have all different kinds of rooms, ones with two whole rooms in one, like with a door separator and one bed, and regular two beds, they have mini fridge in some rooms, with ice buckets. they have jacuzzi tubs in the bathrooms in a couple of the rooms, they all have tv, a couple have microwave too. they all have working heater and a/c and fan. very peaceful stay here everytime I've ever stayed here. I mean it kinda nice, have peace and quiet and no people just running around the halls and outside running amuck everywhere like at some motels in the county. I would definitely recommend this motel to anyone and everyone coming to stay for a visit, or even locals too. And they have a pool and hot tub too. =)

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We stayed 2 nights on Friday and Saturday. Staff was very nice. Rooms and bathroom were clean. It was quiet and we liked it because it was close to the hot tub. It was quiet and good deal because it includes continental breakfast. We had 4 families and they enjoyed the stay. It is family friendly. It is close to restaurants and short distance from the boardwalk.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

My wife & I escaped the kaos of SoCal for a couple days & had a wonderful time including a nice room at a great value that was conveniently located. It was nice being close to a wonderful Safeway market that seemed like it had anything you could need if you are so inclined. We will definitely return at some point hopefully in the near future.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
49 hotel reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I stayed at this hotel at the recommendation of a colleague and enjoyed it. It is a very basic motel (doors open to the outside) but the property was very clean and comfortable, and touches like breakfast and free wifi were great. It was far cheaper than the other hotels in Santa Cruz and I would stay here again. The property received a certificate of excellence from Tripadvisor in 2012.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We stayed 3 nights in February 2013. Our room (113) was very pleasant, the queen bed was comfortable, and everything was quite clean. WiFi worked well and the TV coverage was fine. Breakfast is basic but complete. There must be 25 restaurants within a short walk, we ate at two of them and they were good. Front office staff was helpful and friendly. The location is close to most everything in "metro" Santa Cruz. Close to the University, Boardwalk, Beach, and all necessary shopping.
Anyone who rates this place "average" must be incredibly picky.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mission Inn

Address: 2250 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mission Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
53 spacious and accommodating guest rooms include in-room coffee, complimentary continental breakfast, cable TV, HBO, air conditioning and high speed internet. Most rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. Closest hotel to UCSC. Only five minutes to the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk, beaches, downtown and several restaurants. ... more   less 
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