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La Mesa, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a reservation at the Seaway inn. They did not have a room available at their primary property but indicated they had a room available at the same rate ($194/night) at their annex property two blocks away. My wife and I should have said no, but based on our past experiences said ok and booked room 302 in the... More 

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night on our road trip through highway 1. Very nice accommodation, clean, comfortable bed, a sea view and walking distance to town. Very friendly reception and thoroughly recommend.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was decent hotel compared to many that I have stayed in on the California coast. The rooms were adequate, and I liked that there was a window in the bathroom. You can see the ocean from the second floor deck. There were dead (I think) spiders in the ceiling corner above the sliding doors, but it didn't really bother... 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 felt we were in a good price range, for what we have to offer. I do apologize about the spiders in the corner of the ceiling! We do hope to see you on your next visit to Santa Cruz! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, excellent location 1 block from the beach and a few blocks from downtown. Visit historic Walnut Ave and always the Boardwalk. There are lots of great cafes, restaurants and wonderful strolls in Santa Cruz and along Highway 1 heading North to San Francisco. Scotts Valley and Los Gatos, along Highway 17 are also wonderful spots to explore. The... More 

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

We are happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of our location. We hope to see you again! More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you for staying with us, and for commenting on where our staff is lacking. I am truly disappointed to hear that you did not feel welcome upon your arrival due to your interaction with one of our staff members. We take all comments seriously and I will make sure to reiterate to my staff, our purpose and duties here... More 

County Antrim
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

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

We are happy to hear that you decided to stay with us for your birthday celebration! We hope to see you again, should you be back in our area! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 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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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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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 

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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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $111 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Seaway Hotel Santa Cruz
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