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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was in town for a conference at UC Santa Cruz and wanted someplace NOT near the Boardwark. This little place was wonderful. We arrived near the check-in time and were welcomed to the property by all! Upon check-in, because my husband is so very tall, we were offered a FREE upgrade to a King room. This, alone, was so... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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111 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mission Inn is a basic motel that is both clean and well maintained. The front desk and housekeeping employees were very good, and took excellent care of us. On the plus side: Free WiFi and guest desktop in the lobby, plenty of free parking, a hot tub (no pool), and complimentary breakfast. Good restaurants and grocery shopping within walking distance.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mission Inn was comfy and quiet, and the staff were all really nice, friendly, and helpful. I ended up never trying the hot tub, just because the room was so cozy that I caught up on my sleep instead. Very convenient walking distance to shops, restaurants, and UC Santa Cruz.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed two nights here and it was great! Santa Cruz doesn't offer much in the hotel department so finding this Inn was a nice surprise. Our bed was so comfy and I wish I could've spent my stay just catching up on much needed sleep. Our bathroom had a jetted tub which was also a plus... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We stayed here for the first time in March 2016. It is a motel but very comfy, nice rooms some under renovation at the time. Rooms open to the outside with ample parking, we had no problems. The breakfast was nice as good as we seen at Hamptons etc. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. As described it is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed there because most hotels were booked and the hotel rates were very high due to an event that was happening during the weekend we visited. The staff were very friendly. The area is a short drive from a central location. Our room came with 2 queen beds and the room was large and clean. They provide free breakfast,... More 

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Kenn C, General Manager at Mission Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Mission Inn! We appreciate your suggestions for creating a better experience and take all reviews under advisement when making changes. We have recently upgraded our wifi speed and like to know right away when a guest is having problems with connectivity. Please let us know on your future stays if you are having difficulties.... More 

San Diego, California
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65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

My son recently moved to Santa Cruz from San Jose, so when we went to visit we booked two nights at the Mission Inn. The room was certainly second rate, no bottled water that you could even buy, no toilet paper holder ( you had to in rool it using both hands and then sit it on the counter, office... More 

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Kenn C, General Manager at Mission Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rodney, I am so sorry to hear your stay with us was not satisfactory. You stayed in one of our newly renovated rooms and we've had great feedback about the renovations from our guests. You are right, the new rooms do not have toilet paper holders, but have a space on our shelving right below the granite countertop. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I have a weekend lay over and needed a place to stay and park a truck and trailer and they don't have truck parking but made room for me! The staff is super friendly and helpful and the room is great, definitely would suggest this place to anyone.

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Kenn C, General Manager at Mission Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Matt, We enjoyed having you as our guest. I was amazed how you backed your rig in to the slot...a real pro! Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kenn More 

San Rafael, ca
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Easy to get to, friendly staff and nicely appointed accomodations. We had a king room and it was very clean and comfortable. The grounds are beautifully kept and the breakfast, although Continental, has hard boiled eggs and a range of baked goods,cereal and fruit so it can fill you up. We would stay there again.

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San Diego
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Such a lovely place that is within walking distance of a variety of restaurants and close to attractions. Staff is friendly and accommodating . Breakfast includes cereal, yoghurt , cheese, fresh fruit, juice, and various toasted bread options. Coffee was tasty too. We had a room toward the back of the property. It was recently remodeled and very quiet. The... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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 

Additional Information about Mission Inn

Address: 2250 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $133 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mission Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Mission Hotel Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
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