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Carousel Beach Inn

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I LOVE staying at the Carousel Beach Inn. Only one block from the boardwalk, it's perfect for couples or families who plan on spending time on the rides, in the arcades, or at the beach. The rooms are super comfy, and the staff is always friendly. Plus, there's free continental breakfast until 10, discounted amusement park passes,...

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Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved this place! Super clean and very well managed. Word of caution...on a weekend, super crazy and right in the heart of all the boardwalk action. Bonus...their own parking lot and it's free! Most hotels charge an extra fee for parking. It's security patrolled at night and well lit. Room was clean, pretty basic, with comfortable king bed. Non-HD channels...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I generally come to Santa Cruz ever other weekend to Mtn Bike and were thrilled when we found this gem. The staff is excellent, the rooms are always perfect and you can't beat the location.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PERFECT AS THE LAST 100 or so times we have stayed there, Clean rooms, Polite wonderful Friendly staff, Nothing more you could ask for. Great resurants in walking distances, Plus The Warm sand & great Pacific ocean just about 100 yards away, HIGHLY recomend. Mark A. Guardino

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was AWESOME. The staff was friendly and helpful and on top of things. We ran out of tp and they brought it right away to our room. The homemade muffins were delicious. They had ice water and some sort of OJ or ice tea etc through out the day and muffins. The elevator broke down on the 1st...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location was good. We enjoyed just relaxing on the balcony and watching the sun set and all the people scurrying around. Room was typical hotel, nothing too incredible. Good little hotel though. We will stay there again. Wi-Fi could use some help though. The signal wasn't too great and usually dropped out because it was so weak.

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Thank Troy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carousel is a reasonably priced hotel and the location was great. It was feet from the boardwalk! All the staff was friendly! I would go back and definitely recommend this hotel. It was also very clean!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Inn a was being renovated, its really coming together. The location is ideal as it is right next to the beach with boardwalk. Entertainment and restaurant within walking distance. Its about 10-15 minute walk to the harbour for some seafood and view if sea lions. We felt safe in the area. The accomodations was clean. Wifi was weak, but...

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After 3 days in San Fransisco we travelled here as a stop off to LA, what a great little hotel it is, virtually on the beach next to the Boardwalk, free parking and Wi-Fi. Clean bright rooms with great views from balcony. free breakfast also !

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night with my husband. Everything with the rooms was pretty nice and having a small outdoor space was an added bonus. We were on the ground floor so we had a little patio instead of a balcony. The location really can't be beat for the price and there was plenty of parking too. The breakfast was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $129 - $255 (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:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“If you want a room with a view, be sure to choose the rooms listed with a "VIEW" option on their website.”
michaelpR7494AF, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ask for room with ocean view and not over parking lot.”
deadzoo, 6 days ago | Read review
“we had a room facing the main road of which you can see the beach.”
RennieFamilyHolidays, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Third floor will give you limited views of the ocean.”
kennlini, Mar 30, 2017 | Read review
“If you don't mind a bit of noise in the summer, ask for a view of the boardwalk”
537garethm, Dec 10, 2016 | Read review
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