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Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nicely decorated clean room (14), great owners, sunny and comfortable patio area and lovely breakfast (homemade banana bread was delicious!). Very close to a very local beach and starbucks! My only very minor complaint was that the bed was noisy (I shared with a friend which could have been the problem!) 10 minute drive to the boardwalk.

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Kristine W, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write a great review!! We appreciate the feedback! We love to share our baked goods so come on back for more!! Kristine~ More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our overall impression of this inn is great!! Our room was clean, nicely decorated, comfortable bed and everything we needed in the kitchen! There were many common areas to sit and enjoy the ocean view. There was also a nice grass area and a ping pong table. Towels and chairs were provided for the beach. The managers and owners went... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cottages are nice enough. We didn't realise how far away from the Boardwalk and Pier we were - you really need a car to get there but then parking is difficult, it's just over 2 miles walk but not a great walk.... Sunny Cove is very close but had a lot of dogs on when we visited, not sure if... More 

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Union City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The coffee at breakfast was the best! The hosts were very pleasant and helpful. It's out of the way and close to a small semi private beach. Our unit (#5) looked like it had new tile installed in the shower which we really liked. Would come back again.

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Thank Natureguy421
Deborah C, General Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review! We also are very fond of cottage 5 with it's ocean view deck, barbecue and outdoor dining availability. A lot of our guests also tell us that they really enjoy the peacefulness of the cove and being just far enough from town to not be too busy. We do hope to see... More 

Minden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Loved our time at Ocean Echo and are planning a return trip. Our room was adorable, clean, and we could hear the ocean at night. Loved the deck and the availability of the bbq's. Host were kind and accomodating! 💜

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Deborah C, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Terrie, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our property, the full ocean view deck and barb-ques provided for our guests. Next time we do hope you can stay longer and have time to see and do a little more or just relax to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy but you have everything you may need for explore Santa Cruz Clean silent hot water There is also breakfast included (in my package) but I have not used it The owner manager are an old couple ... Just seen them at the check in No 5 stars because they charged my card at the check in not check... More 

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Deborah C, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Luke, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our cottages. We are a small property of 15 guest cottages and operate like a bed and breakfast would do with charging cards upon arrival. Many charge in advance of your arrival or upon your booking. We don't sit at a front desk here, only... More 

Allen, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here with out two kids. We stayed in Cottage 11 which is above the main office area. It had two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each room had its own tv and closet but there was not a sitting area or living room in this unit. There was a refrigerator and microwave in one room. The... More 

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Deborah C, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Happy Traveler, Thank you for your kind review. We do take a lot of pride in the property and all hope that it exceeds our guests exceptions. The cove is nicely secluded for the purposes of the wind although it's also nice to go just a few blocks to the right or left of the cove for a longer... More 

Healdsburg, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

I brought my daughter and grandson here for her birthday weekend. This trip was something we looked forward to all year. Unfortunately when going to sleep the 1st. night, after a great day in Santa Cruz, there was sand in the sheets. When I started to strip the bed I then noticed the blankets at the footing of the bed... More 

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Deborah C, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As you might have read other reviews from our guests, they rave about the cleanliness of the property and the excellent job the Room Attendants do. We feel like sand is all around us and as expected it gets into places it should not at times as much... More 

Vallejo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Ocean Echo In and Beach Cottages offers a clean, pleasant place to stay which is a quick walk to the beach. The reservation process is easy; the room is clean and pleasant. The place is dog friendly. They provide a breakfast, including juice, fruit, banana bread and beverages; i.e., coffee and tea.

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Deborah C, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Hilary, Thank you for your review. We are a unique properties that are dog friendly here in Santa Cruz. Being just steps to the beach your pooch can run and exhaust himself before settling down for the evening. Dogs are also allowed on the deck with you at breakfast as you enjoy your morning coffee and the beautiful ocean... More 

Turlock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Beautiful relaxing atmosphere clean and comfortable rooms friendly staff close to the beach and different restaurants. Pet friendly. Breakfast choices were ok could have been a little better loved the deck with BBQ

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Deborah C, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Mary, We are so happy you enjoyed your family get together here at the inn. This summer we have had so many family and friend reunions. It's always fun to gather together on the main deck and put meals together, barbecue or just have your Happy Hour there. Believe me, we would love to have the area in our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A hidden gem with direct access 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, enjoy fun family events, eat at great local restaurants, then return to the soothing sound of the ocean waves. Some units have fully-equipped kitchens, ocean views & private decks. Some units are dog-friendly. Short walk to restaurants & yacht harbor. Free continental breakfast, free parking & free WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

Address: 401 Johans Beach Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4962
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $188 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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