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Fontana, California
1 review
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Well, I decided to book a room here because a friend and I were going to visit someone staying here but instead we just got our own room. It seemed to expensive at first, considering I have been to hotels that charge 40-70 dollars a night on weekdays. But I do understand this is a historical hotel and its in... More 

Thank perrywooten16
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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

With the Marriott and the Hyatt across the street, one would expect a little better clientele. It is cheaper, but it definitely needs to be updated. I would not recommend this hotel to any of my friends.

Thank 951raidersfan
Tijuana, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Is not the worst but if you can get another option get it, because is old (Really need remodeling), expensive (I think too much) and noisy (There live some people, talking all night). Don't have enough parking.

Thank rockpion
1 review
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is simply disgusting. The rooms are tiny and absolutely filthy. It is crawling with cockroaches and lowlife clientele. To make matters worse, the management and staff are astoundingly rude, and blatantly inept. Nobody in their right mind should ever stay there.

Thank Daniel M
Rosemead, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

A friend recommend this motel, because it was near where we needed to be. I check the reviews and was worried about what I read. It was late so we decided to stay, the hall way had rugs, yes they smell, the room was small, looked like fresh paint, A lot of lights, tile in bathroom, I read about the... More 

Thank Rosemary R
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Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I normally do not give reviews. In this case it is important to let the public know for their protection. I stayed on Friday night and on Saturday morning I went to my car and it was broken into. I made a report with the Riverside Police. When I got back to the Hotel I was notified by the manager... More 

3 Thank Elia C
Rochester, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2015

I wish I could rate this place more highly, as I love older hotels which have kept their individuality, which this place has. Alas, there were problems. As each room is different, I don't know how much my comments might apply to a different room, but I can only relate my own experience. The most notable problem was that the... More 

1 Thank CatDancer
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Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Room was full of roaches! Holes in the wall! Didnt switch rooms for us and had the nerve to keep the deposit because I lost the key! I never been more disgusted! Room was full of roaches! Holes in the wall! Didnt switch rooms for us and had the nerve to keep the deposit because I lost the key! I... More 

4 Thank DaveFamous
Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2015

I travel often and have stayed in all manner of hotels. Staying at this hotel was one of the worst experiences of my life. Not only was the room shabby, the towels paper thin, and the odor bizarre, but I came home on the first night to little roaches on my nightstand and in the bathroom! I killed three and... More 

5 Thank ProfPride
Merced, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2014

Sent employees here and they complained about the cleanliness of the hotel. Dirty beds. They were not able to sleep. Room not ready at the promised time. We will not be booking here anymore !!!!!!!!!!

6 Thank erica a
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Santa Cruz Inn

Address: 3425 Market St, Riverside, CA 92501-2825
Location: United States > California > Riverside
Price Range: $107 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Santa Cruz Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“You can choose a good room by choosing a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ProfPride, Feb 3, 2015 | Read review
“Run. Don't stop.”
  • Closet with two hangers
  • Chipped paint in bathroom
  • Broken plaster in shower
 of 5 bubbles Gordius, Jul 11, 2014 | Read review
“Lower floor would likely be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 178patriciap, May 5, 2014 | Read review
“Avoid staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles JohninPhoenix, Jun 30, 2013 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxL688, Apr 23, 2013 | Read review
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