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New Providence, NJ
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wasn't sure what to expect, especially from the outside, but wow! Our favorite hotel by far of 3 on this vacation. And we were coming from Hyatt/Westin's. The rooms are spacious inside and ours had a fireplace and very large bathroom area. Two double sinks and a large counter were separate from the tub/toilet area which helps with a...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Picked it because it's #1 on TripAdvisor. Found it to be average at best. They willfully ignore some important problems that need fixing and have already been mentioned by several other reviews I read here. --The Wifi didn't reach our room. They lie about it when you call the desk but read reviews and you'll see that they've chosen to...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Our favorite hotel to go to when we go on Vacation to Santa Cruz, nice view of the ocean, easy access to the board walk, the spas are dreamy, the rooms are roomy, complimentary wine and cheese, and the staff are super helpful and nice!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to stay in Santa Cruz. All room as a ocean view. Easy to acces to our room. Room are, clean, fresh, bed confortable, frigo, 5 min walk to the boardwalk. 2 min walk to the beach. Cheese and wine at our arrival, free parking.

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Camarillo, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly stay, comfy bed, great breakfast, yummy cookies and amazing staff. Location and view was excellent. Loved the water pressure in shower and fireplace in room. Very secure and safe environment. So close to beach and boardwalk as well. Best stay!!

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is the place to stay in Santa Cruz. The ocean view is astounding, compensating for the smaller size of the rooms. The very friendly and helpful staff made the stay even more enjoyable. The hotel is centrally located and is a short walk to the pier and the amusement park on the boardwalk. When I return to Santa...

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Monrovia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and view. Rooms clean and newly remodeled. Staff incredibly friendly. Great price. Only downfall was that there was no beach access or pool. This is a motel, not a hotel, but had wine and cheese hour, cookies and popcorn and continental breakfast.

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice place to stay and did so at the recommendation of other Trip Advisor contributors. The reason I am not listing it a 5 is that there were no screens. In order to breathe the fresh air, the door had to be left open. There were no windows with screens. Without the screens, the bugs were...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have rated it excellent, I really would, but the theoretical lack of wifi in the room we were at was quite disappointing. You spend time in front of the sea, relaxing, maybe you wanna get online or do some work, but you can't. At least in our case. First and foremost, the hotel was BEAUTIFUL. Every room has...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son (18) & I stayed here while we were in Santa Cruz so he could surf. The hotel was clean, offered complementary breakfast, afternoon tea and wine &cheese to guests. There is no dining/ room service from what we saw. It is located on top of a cliff overlooking the ocean- gorgeous view. Our room was a good size,...

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SCBoardwalk, Manager at Sea & Sand Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. With world-class surfing visible from our property and just a short walk away, we're definitely a great place to stay if you enjoy surfing! I really appreciate your review, and I hope we will see you and your son again soon. Sincerely, Lisa King Director of Lodging Operations

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ocean-front Sea & Sand Inn has always been popular with savvy out-of-towners, but a major renovation in 2009 has added a whole new “wow” factor. Three new luxury king spa rooms with ocean view balconies were added; two spacious family cottages with private hot tubs and three other spa rooms were also upgraded. All 22 rooms have a fantastic ocean front view of sparkling Monterey Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea & Sand Inn

Address: 201 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $201 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Sea And Sand Hotel Santa Cruz
Hotel Sea And Sand
Sea And Sand Inn Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
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4 months ago
Burbank, California
Santa Cruz
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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

“For guests needing assistance, choose a first floor room as there is no elevator for second floor guests.”
runnerrichard1113, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Single level room with Fireplace and Jacuzzi was ideal - vaulted ceilings!”
S8226IVmarkf, Mar 17, 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor has bigger rooms and more privacy but no elevator so don't bring heavy luggage!”
lbrubin, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
“Maybe try higher floors”
travelgirlSd, Mar 7, 2017 | Read review
“It appears all the rooms offer the same spectacular view.”
891SteveS, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
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