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Ocean Gate Inn

111 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second stop on our road trip was Santa Cruz. We stayed here for two nights and were very happy. Rooms were very nice all well equipped, surrounding area was very peaceful. The location was great with just a short walk to the Boardwalk and 15 minute walk into town. We had a nice view of the Boardwalk from out room.... More 

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Patterson, California
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We booked this room because it was withing walking distance to the boardwalk. Pros: Close to boardwalk speedy check in/out good cable channels fridge/microwave( that had no plate iniside) Cons: Our non-smoking room smelled as if someone was smoking right in the room The bed sunk in Bedding was not comfortable at all Stained carpets There was hair all over... More 

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Richmond
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This place is right on the river walk and an easy walk to the famous Boardwalk. The location is also central to nearby downtown. The room was large, modern, clean and nicely decorated. The best feature was the wide balcony with the nearby Big Dipper Roller Coaster in the background. The bed was quite comfortable and warm when the weather... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Room 28 is spacious with a balcony and small bathroom. Very large comfortable bed. Coffee machine and supplies, fridge, microwave, iron, TV. Good wifi. 5-10 minute walk to the boardwalk. It was fairly inexpensive ($63 excluding taxes). Fine for 1 night. Reception area was unmanned when I entered. I was immediately struck by the smell of curry. I rang the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here recently on a weekend trip with my daughter. It is a decent enough place to meet your needs in Santa Cruz. The hotel itself structure wise is quite dated but the rooms have been updated. They have microwaves, refrigerators and flat screen TV's. Ours had a balcony with a view of the boardwalk. It was within walking... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When you book a motel you know you are not staying in a luxury hotel. The room was spacious, had a balcony, some basic amenities, and a 5-10 minute walk to the Santa Cruz boardwalk. If you look for a basic room, for a reasonable price and near the boardwalk of Santa Cruz this hotel is perfect. If you look... More 

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Modesto, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Booked this disaster before doing enough research. Always do your research. When we arrived we noticed that the neighborhood was scary. Not like ghost scary though. This was like a gangster rap video and it ended up having all the necessary features of a rap video. In just a few minutes we saw the following things - Drug deal. A... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stayed in room 29. Okay view. Room in disrepair and dirty. Examples: broken balcony furniture, big gob of fresh phlegm on the wall by the bed, damaged door and bedside table, rusty corroded bathroom fixtures, filthy carpet, dirty bathroom wall by the toilet - just to name a few (have pictures, but unable to attach to this review). TV channels... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights and paid over $500. I have spent far less at 4 star hotels. This place is dirty and worn out. Batjtoom was not cleaned well and carpet is filthy. They charge for location which is walking distance to Boardwalk but the the neighborhood is not safe at night with drug and gang activity right on the... More 

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Byron
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

This place was pretty good. It was nothing fancy, but for 1-2 nights worked. It's a short walk to the boardwalk. The rooms itself are tired and needs some updating. The worst part was seeing the burnt and ripped iron board cover. Something like that costs $4 to replace. Lastly, there is no way that elevator meets code. Duct tape... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Ocean Gate Inn

Address: 111 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $85 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Ocean Gate Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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