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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean rooms, efficient, economical, great wifi, and access. Location is good for driving to desired spots, but not within safe walking distance for most purposes. We were in town for the IM 70.3, and we had enough room to set up a bike, but being a family of 4, we were very cramped. If you are driven by efficiency and... More 

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Westchester, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Continental Inn a typical two-story motel which is nicely-trimmed and is strong in maintenance and housekeeping. Depending on what you want in your lodging, I'd say the Continental matches what the mid-priced chains have to offer at a little lower rate. The room includes a high-mattress bed, typical bathroom, desk, Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, microwave, and 'fridge. Complimentary coffee and... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find and nice clean updated spacious room close to the boardwalk and downtown shops. I would stay here again. No breakfast but Keurig in each room. Hotel staff were very pleasant and check in was quick. Very tight parking on Annex side and a dirty bedspread otherwise a great stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking distance to town and the pier, easy parking, really friendly staff, and surprisingly nice room with a large comfy bed, fridge, clean bathroom, fast wifi and TV. On a main road but we had no noise issues at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

At my sons Water Polo tournament. Ended up having to switch our stay to Santa Cruz at a late notice. Sat night was pretty pricey but if we averaged out the price it made up the price difference. We didn't make it across the street for the pool, but the rooms were very clean and kept up, the beds were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We shopped around for a place in Santa Cruz that was walking distance to the boardwalk, reasonable in price and clean with comfortable beds, And this place fit the bill. We were very happy. It had a nice wide screen TV along with Direct tv channels. Plus there was a Chinese restaurant next door and the food there was good.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We visited Santa Cruz so my son could surf. His was the only hotel left with decent priced room. It was clean and checkin and out was easy the pool is across the street of the other building. Not as close to the beach as we would like d but decent for the stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We picked because it's close to everything. For such a old hotel, it was very clean and well decorated to the beach theme. Really bright with white and blue. When it was time to sleep...the place was surprisingly quiet. Surprising for weekend boardwalk crowd.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I selected this hotel on short notice due to the deeply discounted price...well...you get what you pay for. Our room overlooked a Bio Diesel distribution facility that was spray painted with "No trespassing we will call police." This should have been my clue. I enjoyed having covered parking for our motorcycle, but the homeless population clearly has control over this... More 

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ElenFDM, Front Office Manager at Continental Inn, responded to this review

Dear John E, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Continental Inn. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our covered parking garage and convenient location, just a quick walk to downtown Santa Cruz. Our annex building is located next to a Bio Diesel distribution center, separated by a wall. While we do... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Fairly convenient location and easy to find coming off of CA 17. . only 30 parking spaces for 56 rooms. I expect that if I had not found a spot the management would have directed me to park across the street, but since we always retire rather early we did not have to explore that option. . huge dumpster in... More 

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ElenFDM, Front Office Manager at Continental Inn, responded to this review

Dear OldDrifter, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your recent stay at the Continental Inn. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the convenient location of the hotel and that your interactions with the front desk staff were positive. I would like to apologize for you underwhelming experience at our property. Unfortunately, due to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Continental Inn is an affordably elegant hotel in the heart of Santa Cruz, just minutes from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Municipal Wharf and just a short walk to the downtown area. Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate the amenities of our hotel. For comfort, convenience and quality service, the Continental Inn is your choice when visiting Santa Cruz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Continental Inn

Address: 414 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4636
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $88 - $1,072 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Continental Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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Continental Hotel Santa Cruz
Continental Santa Cruz
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