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Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

401 Johans Beach Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4962
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A hidden gem, mere steps to the beach at Sunny Cove, a favorite local beach between Santa Cruz and Capitola! This property has a private and charming location with quaint rooms and cottages where you can spend the day on your romantic getaway, or enjoy fun family events, eat at great local restaurants, then return to your room to listen to the soothing sound of the ocean waves. Some units have fully-equipped kitchens, ocean views & private decks, and some are dog-friendly. Short walk to restaurants & yacht harbor. Free continental breakfast, free parking & free Wi-Fi. Larger rooms for families and rooms beautifully appointed, and perfect for two. Welcome to Ocean Echo Inn. As close as you can get to your own beach house!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Table tennis
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Free internet
Vending machine
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Family rooms
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Ocean View
Hidden Gem
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64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
440Reviews1Q+A100Room tips
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Awesome place, killer view, hidden beach, outside your door, sweet sweet hostesses, room #10 is a big recommend for a family of 4. The kitchen is fully loaded, bbq outside, teenagers loved the ping pong table, teenagers loved grub hub, it was a sweet get away.
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Property's Favorite Review
I almost don’t want to tell anyone else about this place, so I make sure I can still get a reservation! My cottage was adorable and nicely furnished. It looks like it was remodeled recently, everything was brandy new! The hosts, John and Victoria were friendly and helpful. The complimentary breakfast was super lovely - Virginia makes the banana bread herself! Sooooo yummy! It sits 5 minutes away from Sunny Cove Beach. I can’t say enough good things about it! Can’t wait to come back!
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Response from OceanEchoSantaCruz, Innkeeper at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages
Responded Jan 8, 2019
Hello Lisa, Thank you so much for the very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your return. Also, thank you for the compliment on my bread....(I like it too! ;-)
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The septic system was cycling and the entire room smelt of sewer. The first fix was to spray lavender on it... until they found out my husband was allergic. They must have put chlorine down the drains as the next day the chemical smell might have been worse then the smell of the waste water!!! Ridiculous fans in the rooms couldn't even move the air around. No Parking, Loud Neighbors, Loud Fireworks All Night, Hard Beds, Scratchy Sheets, Spiders in the rooms, Small Beach, Zero View!
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We always enjoy our time with you and look forward to this weekend every year. This has been an annual trip with friends and family for several years. The deck on the cottage with the BBQ served as a great gathering spot.
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Wife and I stayed here for a last vacation before baby arrives. Room wasn’t ready, neighbors were noisy until after midnight. But great view of ocean and a quick walk down to the water. My wife and I ended up spending more time away from the room than we expected because the families below us had small children that were extremely loud (unfortunate but I can’t blame the hotel for that).
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Response from OceanEchoSantaCruz, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad to hear that you liked the view of the ocean from your room! We are sorry to hear that you had to wait for your room to be ready. Our housekeepers work really hard to ensure the rooms are super clean. In the future, we can suggest cottages for you and your growing family that are detached from other rooms for more privacy and relaxation.
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$224 - $490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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