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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location to the Santa Cruz pier and boardwalk. I'm a local and in the hotel industry, so I understand the importance of providing good service. The hotel itself was clean and presentable, the room was nice and recently updated. Mattresses were a little lumpy, and they do use the smaller European pillows so you'll have to gather many to... More 

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County Antrim
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good location to the Beach boardwalk and Wharf. No extra charge for parking and always able to get a space. Breakfast available. Staff helpful. Good base to stay and enjoy Santa Cruz and the surrounding areas.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This was a pretty good choice for us. The location was very convenient, the staff was very welcoming and the offerings for the included breakfasts were broad. Overall, I found it to be a good value in a great location. The only drawback was the room, itself. Both the room and the bathroom were quite small, and the decor was... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting us for your stay. We are happy to hear that you were satisfied with the room, other than the location. We look forward to seeing you again, when you are back in Santa Cruz! More 

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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This little place was super awesome. We stayed on the second level it was like being in a little apartment with a lovely view, able to sit out on the patio we had Ocean View Beach view Boardwalk view Wharf view all from our room inside and out if we wanted to just Lounge out on the front patio. Loved... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We are happy to hear that you were satisfied with the accommodations and look forward to seeing you again! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

My sister booked this hotel after calling them to be sure they still had a handicapped room available for her husband who uses a power wheelchair. We ended up booking and stayed there this week. It turns out you cannot actually get into the ground floor, handicapped room with a power wheel chair because there's a curb to get up... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We do only have one "partially handicapped" room, as it is accessible as far as door ways go, but I do stress to my staff to inform all guests that we do not have ramps here. We do take all comments very seriously and are actually planning on taking care of our curb issue.... More 

Killingly, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I was between 3 and 4 stars for this place. Three because we reserved the best room with the "deluxe ocean view" (minus a few buildings semi in the view, across the street) but we didn't have a balcony to enjoy the view on. Our friends stayed in the room with the "mini ocean view" and the were able to... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and posting your comments online. Unfortunately, all of our rooms do not have an area directly outside of the room to enjoy the balcony and/or patio areas, but all of these areas are shared, so are for all of our guests. We do offer and extended continental breakfast, you can make your own Belgian... More 

Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Room 222 is right off the stairs and high traffic. Why, then, does it not have sheer curtains to allow a view out and SOME privacy from others looking in? The entire wall is a glass door! There is an empty curtain rod for the sheers on the inside but all they have mounted is a fully room darkening privacy... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and posting your comments online, as all guest feedback is welcome and helps us to ensure that we are providing the best service that we can for all future guests. I see that you were placed in room 222, our standard king room. In regards to the missing sheer curtain, unfortunately the one that... More 

Livermore, California
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I stayed here for the first time and highly recommend the Seaway Inn. I was in room 225 and had a partial ocean view with a full on view of the Boardwalk. Perfect. You can easily walk to the beach, the Muni pier, the Boardwalk and many other places. Although I did not bring my dachshunds I was very pleased... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review online! We feel that guest referrals are THE BEST advertisement that we can ask for. We hope to see you again, should you be back in Santa Cruz! More 

Waregem, Belgium
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This really nice, two-story motel, practically coastside, is within walking distance to almost all the major sights in Santa Cruz (Main Beach, Boardwalk, Wharf) and is a short drive to Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz Lighthouse and the Mystery Spot. We were greeted by a very professional and courteous (perhaps a tad bit too formal?) lady at check in.... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us! We are happy to hear that you were comfortable and satisfied with the accommodations and our location to Main Beach, Boardwalk and the Wharf areas. We hope that you stay with us again, should you be back in our area! More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited on a one night stop off while travelling down PCH 1, this was a good hotel well within our budget and set in a great location. We arrived early and although we could not immediately check in we could leave the car in the hotels car park, although they have parking on site they also have an... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We are happy to hear that you found us in an easy walking distance to the Boardwalk and pier and that you found our property to be clean, with an extended continental breakfast and at a fair price. We hope to see you again, should you be back in Santa Cruz! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seaway Inn is a charming Santa Cruz hotel perched on a hillside overlooking the gorgeous Monterey Bay. It has all the warmth and coziness of a classic beach hotel with a full array of modern amenities. It is just a short walk to family fun at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, world-class surfing at Steamer Lane, fine dining at the Municipal Wharf, and unique shops and entertainment in bustling Downtown Santa Cruz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaway Inn

Address: 176 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5440
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $114 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Seaway Hotel Santa Cruz
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
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