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Quality Inn and Suites Capitola By the Sea

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Napa, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2nights.and enjoyed our stay. The hotel is an older hotel and doesn't come with all the bells and whistles of the average hotel,but it was very clean and the staff were all friendly and attentive. It was also quite and affordable. Perfect place to stay in Capitola when you are spending most of... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is a clean, decent place to stay. Nothing fancy. The beds were comfortable. And they had a light assortment of foods for breakfast. I got a good deal on this room and feel I got what I paid for. Would stay here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

You drive up and it's very cute. The buildings look like apartments. Online the pool looked so nice and inviting. In reality it's a pretty small area. It looked like it needed a deep cleaning. The rooms are quite small. There's lots of roomy hallways in each building. Poorly executed layout. Walking out to the car at night it was... More 

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Thank Nellie O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We planned a trip to Capitola for an overnight getaway. We planned a dinner at the Shadowbrook restaurant and this was very close. Close to the beach, town, and freeway, but the noise was not heard, even when the freeway was very busy. Bed was nice and comfortable. Very clean. Would stay there again.

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Thank Sherry M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice good size room. Tidy and clean. Would defiantly stay again. The breakfast was great and good way to fuel up for the day. Is close to town and in a nice quiet area. Staff friendly and helpful. Surrounds were nice had nothing to complain about and enjoyed my stay

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We love this place. At the affordable end of the spectrum, the rooms are basic but large, clean and comfortable. The property is located central to everything but is set apart in a quiet area surrounded by trees. Each room has a balcony that is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the ocean breeze. The staff are helpful and... More 

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Belmont,CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We were concerned about the cost in relationship to the other hotels in the area. What a great find! Yes, it's an older property but with some new make-overs , it's very nice. The only down-side was the traffic noise from the freeway(we were in Blg. 3 upstairs) Will stay again!

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Guerneville, California, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This is an old building that has been updated. Bed was comfortable enough, little firm. Room was clean, breakfast was good. Quiet hotel off the main road. Good size room. Small pool close walk to Sushi Garden (great food). Will stay here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Long over due review......... We've stayed at the Quality Inn and Suites Capitola By the Sea at least 5-6 times. It seems as though half of the times we've stayed, the motel has been under new management/ownership. Quality Inns is the latest owner, which has resulted in some physical improvements of the property. The "Inn" is actually a motel which... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I had a full house Christmas eve and my parents needed a quite place so I recommended that they stay here (it's very close). To my surprise they raved about the hotel! It worked well for them and they found it convenient, clean, accommodating staff and I really think that they enjoyed the breakfast because they were late coming back... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between the endless beaches of Capitola, CA and the lush Santa Cruz Mountains, the Quality Inn(R) & Suites Capitola By the Sea is surrounded by famous wineries, golf courses and state parks. This Capitola, CA hotel is only minutes away from popular attractions like Pleasure Point, Seacliff State Beach, Capitola Village, Wharf and Beach, Mystery Spot and Monterey Bay Aquarium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quality Inn and Suites Capitola By the Sea

Address: 720 Hill St, Capitola, CA 95010-2187
Location: United States > California > Capitola
Price Range: $122 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn and Suites Capitola By the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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