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    Ocean Gate Inn

    111 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5115
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    Traveler (11)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (20)
    • Excellent1%
    • Very good13%
    • Average17%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible54%
    Oct 28, 2017
    “Walking distance to the Boardwalk”
    Aug 10, 2017
    “OMG VILE”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Business Center
    Private Balcony
    Breakfast included
    1.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

    This is in a good location, the boardwalk and pier are both within walking distance, for people who can’t walk very far, you’d definitely need to use a car. Although not entirely the accommodation’s fault, parking and car manoeuvres weren’t easy at the best of...More

    Thank Jonathan C
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Gate InnResponded November 2, 2017

    Hi Jonathan, Thank you for spending your valuable time in providing us with a review of your stay. We are happy to have provided you with a suitable location, and a suitable hotel, from which to explore this area. We hope to welcome you back...More

    Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

    However much you might think this place is a bargain and even if just for one night DO NOT STAY HERE!!! It's the most disgusting filthy smelly and actually dangerous place we've ever had the misfortune to stay. Just gross. Yes it's walking distance to...More

    Thank Ruth J
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Gate InnResponded August 23, 2017

    Hi Ruth, We are very sorry to hear that our hotel did not appeal to you, and that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We pride ourselves on providing clean, comfortable, great value accommodation in this area, and we are sorry that our...More

    Reviewed August 7, 2017

    I read a lot of negative comments here and at first, I was pretty skeptical but we've seen some worse motels out there and sometimes one's need is not the same as the others so we took the chance and booked one night stay. Here...More

    Thank Paul L
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Gate InnResponded August 23, 2017

    Hi Paul, Thank you so much for taking the time to detail your stay with us so thoroughly. We are happy that you recognize that our motel is suitable short stays, and that it was suitable for your needs. We appreciate you being so candid...More

    Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

    We will never stay again. If I could give a place a negative rating I would. It was so dirty, we weren't even sure if anyone was going to come and clean our room while we were there. It stunk like pot in the hallway...More

    Thank Misslisa813
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Gate InnResponded August 23, 2017

    Dear guest, we are very disappointed to read your comments. there should not be any smoking at all in that room, we apologize that was not the case. Furthermore, our staff should have been more proactive resolving this issue. Please know that we are bringing...More

    Reviewed July 8, 2017

    Absolutely the worst hotel / motel I've stayed at in California. Where to start, room was dirty and STICKY, Floor was gross, Balcony was filled with cob webs that obviously hadn't been cleaned in some time. Hotel made us pay for wentire stay at checkin,...More

    Thank csilerjr
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Gate InnResponded July 12, 2017

    Thank you for choosing to stay with us for the special occasion of your wife's birthday, we are very sorry to hear that you had such a poor experience. Your room does not sound as though it was made up to the normal standard that...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • $64 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
    • Ocean Gate Hotel Santa Cruz
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    "1st floor is parking area, 2nd and 3rd floors are rooms. Room 21 has a view of the back of the boardwalk!"
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    "Search else where"
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    "Our room overlooked the Boardwalk and you could hear all the Traffic. Very noisy during the day and early..."
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    "Ask for ocean facing balcony!"
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