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Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

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Union City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Detroit, Michigan
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Luka67
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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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank JJ5115
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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect for long beach walks and enjoying a long walk to downtown. It was a great way to get to know more of Santa Cruz. We loved this hotel and strongly recommend it to anyone looking for a romantic getaway in SC.

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

Hi Talis, Thank you for your review. We are so happy when we meet our guests exceptions or even exceed them. I'm impressed that you walked all the way to downtown! The cottages are very different , but private making for a lovely intimate time for you and your partner. It's fun staying over and over is trying out new... More 

Grapevine, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent two days in this beautiful town. Unfortunately, we did not have advanced hotels so we selected this one. Although, the cottage was very charming and super clean, the expensive stay and unfriendly staff (check in/out only person there) was unfriendly. Very disappointing for the kind of money we spent....wish we could have found a locations by the ocean, next... More 

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

Thank you for your honest review. We try our hardest to see that our guests receive the best possible service, but we are human and occasionally miss the mark as it sounds like we did with our check in service. We pride ourselves on our uniqueness and being one of the only inns with cottages that are pet friendly and... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in “cottage” 8 here in the buildings tucked into a hill in the southern end of Santa Cruz. As with much of Santa Cruz, it is a maze of winding streets to get to the beach street of the Ocean Echo. Once there, you drive up the very steep hill to find the cottages. Number 8 and 9... More 

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

Hi and thank you for taking time to write your extensive review! We are happy you enjoyed the amenities of your cottage with the kitchenette. We do have a few full ocean view rooms however they do book up fast! I always tell guests that with just steps to the main ocean view deck everyone has a view just not... 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 )
Services
  • 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: $198 - $476 (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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