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Stateline, Nevada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely wonderful staff at the front desk. Even house keeping was so kind and friendly. The rooms are decent size, all with private balcony's. We got lucky and had a terrific filter view of the ocean behind a great view of the Boardwalk. The only thing I will say was the beds were not comfortable. Husband and my 7 year... More 

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Greeley, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband, two teenagers, and I stayed one night at this hotel as we drove from Cambria to Sonoma. Check in was smooth, although another customer came in yelling that the ice machine was broken and the front desk agent got a little flustered with her. So I don’t know what kind of clientele usually stays here, or whether the... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 2 days. I found the Inn ok. The rooms were clean. Great location. Walked across the street to the boardwalk and the beach. Had a nice little balcony but the door didn't have a screen and the flies were coming in. Also the air conditioner was right next to the bed 2feet from the floor and 1 foot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is conveniently located right by the Boardwalk/beach and has parking and breakfast. The rooms are clean and have balconies. The breakfast is adequate but if you're after fine dining then this isn't for you. The hotel is convenient and that's what you're paying for. We had a great time as part of our road trip from San Diego... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay here at the Carousel Inn. Across the street from the boardwalk they have their own free parking lot. It tends to get very busy so hopefully able to get a spot. The room was small with a balcony which was nice. The floors were not carpeted but easier to clean I suppose. There was a... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 8/24 & 8/25/16. We had a great time. The staff (Laurin)was so nice!!!! Room was very nice! We had a 3rd floor room with a view of the Boardwalk. We did not partake in any of the rides, but we enjoyed a long walk along the wharf and boardwalk. Yes, the hotel is old, but maintained nicely and... More 

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Pewaukee, WI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

True to reviews we read beforehand, the location is outstanding if you desire to be close to the boardwalk. Not sure the location is of any value otherwise since the neighborhood clearly seems to be past its prime, perhaps except for the boardwalk itself. The "lobby," breakfast room, and guest rooms are all seriously small. The stairwell had that old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As close to the beach as you can get. Clean, bright, cheerful decor. Water pressure=amazing! Close to fun Boardwalk. Loved that after checking out at 11am we could leave our car in the parking lot until 1pm so we had 2 hours on Boardwalk to not worry about parking. Super nice employees. My family said I picked a winner! Yay... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

The location is great - only a few steps to cross the street to a main entrance to the Boardwalk. I booked two adjoining rooms for myself and grandchildren. I loved that the rooms did not have carpet. The rooms were freshly painted and clean. The staff was very friendly. I had no complaints whatsoever and have no reservations about... More 

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San Lorenzo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We have stayed here many times. This time we were not so happy with our experience. We booked a spa room when we were in town the week prior and were looking forward to returning for a special night away-just us girls. Since the spa room is higher in price, this was the first time we reserved it. Unfortunately, it... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The family-friendly Carousel Beach Inn is just steps away from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the Main Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carousel Beach Inn

Address: 110 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5520 (Formerly Carousel Motel)
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $111 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Carousel Motel Santa Cruz
Carousel Hotel Santa Cruz
Carousel Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
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