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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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fort Jones Calif
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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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Thank Kevin A
Santa Rosa, California
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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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Thank John E
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Spent one night passing through. Nothing to die for but the room was clean enough for the price range and the location in walking distance from both downtown Santa Cruz and the boardwalk. Free parking and WI-FI was appriciated. Three free breakfast though is nothing more than a box to go (a bottle of water, apple, nut bar and some... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Ideal for a place to stop for the night! The rooms are clean and quiet and in a great location. I think it is very expensive as breakfast is not included but still an ideal place and we enjoyed our stay.

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Thank TaylorPriest13
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Convenient location. The Continental Motel has small, modern rooms and a helpful staff. The cold breakfast is barely acceptable-- it comes in a box with a roll and apple. Tiny pool and spa are tucked away. The parking lot has just enough spaces.

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Thank 117hayata
BTan-GM, Manager at Continental Inn, responded to this review

Dear 117hayata, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Continental Inn, I was pleased to hear my staff was helpful during your stay. I apologize for your experience with our current breakfast model. We are in the process of modifying our breakfast setup due to the limitations of certain circumstances. We highly recommend visiting the beautiful beaches in the... More 

Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Continental for 2 nights and paid $150 + tax. I booked this hotel because my normal spot -- Mission Inn was booked up. Long story short -- while room is clean and location is ok I found the accommodations sub-par. Heater was broken and my room was super cold at night. Service was slow at night... More 

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Thank Belinda L
BTan-GM, Manager at Continental Inn, responded to this review

Dear Belinda L, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback in regards to your recent stay at the Continental Inn. I would like to apologize for the less-than-stellar experience at our property. We do not wish for any our guests to be welcomed into a room without a working heater especially during the season when temperatures drop.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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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: $100 - $358 (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
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