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Carousel Beach Inn

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The family-friendly Carousel Beach Inn is just steps away from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the Main Beach.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
67Room tips
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The breakfast bar was great. They kept it stocked all morning with a good variety of cut fruit, hard boiled eggs, bagels, muffins and oatmeal with OJ coffee tea and water. They had tables to eat at as well. Very nice. Yes my vote for best continental breakfast. Nice clean rooms
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Hotel's Favorite
We have been visiting Santa Cruz for 40 years! The staff at the Carousel Beach Inn are helpful and kind. The place is very clean. Breakfast is spot on. The scones are SO good. Park your car and enjoy the best of the Boardwalk, Wharf and beach. Love this place!
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Response from SCBoardwalk, Manager at Carousel Beach Inn
Responded Nov 9, 2018
We are always happy to have repeat guests. We are glad to hear everything was to your liking. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Carousel Beach Inn Management
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This little gem is right across the street from the boardwalk. Very quiet rooms, free parking. Friendly staff. The beach and the boardwalk are about a two minute walk. The rooms have balconies, AC, a refrigerator and microwave.
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Excellent Value!! The customer service is top notch! Location is perfect. If you choose the west wing, the view of the main Boardwalk entrance and ocean are incredible. Clean, comfortable, and affordable. Continental breakfast was great - good coffee! Thank you for a wonderful
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I've returned several times. A great location for boardwalk and beach access with a focus on boardwalk access. Clean and useful facilities, great breakfast and competitive prices. Outdoor shower to clean off sand before going to rooms.
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Standard Doppelzimmer mit King-Size Bett im EG
the patio was great in the afternoon/evening
Hello, is there laundry facilities on site
No but there is a laundry mat just next door to the hotel.
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Is There laundry facilities on site?
I think thy did. I would just call them and ask. They are very nice.
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No pool no spa across street is the boardwalk
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Do you have roll away beds for child in King Room?
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One of our guest has limited mobility Does The Inn have elevators
yes. maybe ask if they have alt rooms. i was on the third floor
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"Room 203 looks directly over the Boardwalk and has a nice size balcony"
"stay more than just one night."
"If you want a good view of the boardwalk, room 204 had a good view with a nice balcony and it was near both the stairs and the elevator"
"don't stay main floor, no view on balcony"
"all the same, well isolated and view on parking."
$123 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Carousel Motel
United StatesCaliforniaSanta Cruz
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