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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most perfect stay in santa cruz. We were tucked away in the enormous tree house with a fire place , a babbling brook with the most beautiful dragon flies shooting around and the biggest bed you'll ever see. Granted the rooms need a little update but everything else was amazing from the staff to the breakfast pastries.... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California, USA
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58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the staff and setting at the Babbling Brook Inn. The morning breakfast and evening wine and tapas were wonderful treats. The rooms are small, but well appointed and comfortable. The grounds are beautiful and there is truly a babbling brook that runs the property. The inn is situated on a hill, so there are stairs to get to... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place, on arrival I was greeted by name without even offering it and was immediately asked if I would like to indulge in some cheese and wine before I registered. (Of course) A lovely selection of nibbles where on offer plus red white or sparkling wine all on the house, Thank you. Onto the room we had... More 

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review. We loved reading your kind words and that your stay was so pleasant. We hope we can welcome you back in the future. Warmest regards, Jesus Castillo Inn Manager More 

Ghent, Belgium
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I stayed in the suite for one night, but for sure wished to stay longer. The Inn is a nice wooden lodge and is very quiet and relaxing. From the moment you enter you feel at ease. The top suite is very clean and well maintained and has its own hot tub. The rooms are modern and spacious. The personnel... More 

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope we can welcome you back in the future. Warmest regards, Jesus Castillo Inn Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Babbling Brook Inn as part of our West Coast tour. Santa Cruz was a fun contrast to the beautiful scenery we had just enjoyed but it was lovely to escape the boulevard to the peaceful and beautiful inn. The individual rooms are well appointed, comfortable and clean enjoying a beautiful garden backdrop and... More 

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you recent stay and taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We try to give every guest a great experience and love reading such kind words. I hope we can welcome you back in the future. Warmest regards, Jesus Castillo Inn Manager More 

berkeley, california
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Pleasant garden and very friendly staff. We stayed in room 103 which was next door to the office. Large windows look onto the garden and unfortunately onto the entranceway to the office as well. Due to the historic nature of the building, one can hear the footsteps of the occupants upstairs. Location near downtown is a plus. Furniture is a... More 

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review. Thanks for the feedback, because of it we have begun updating the furniture. I hope you will visit us again in the future. Perhaps try one of our rooms that are located in a more secluded part of the property. Warmest regards, Jesus Castillo Inn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Great place & awesome staff. My daughter & I checked in after wine & cheese hour had ended, but they kept it out to help us unwind! Chillier than expected, so comfy robes & fireplaces were extra-appreciated. One note: Fern Grotto room is lovely, but directly under entrance deck, w/ coming- & going- & suitcase-rolling-noise...

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and taking the time to write a review. It was great meeting you and your daughter at check in. I hope the rest of your vacation was wonderful. I apologize for the noise. Sometimes heavy foot traffic on our deck can be a distraction from the relaxing stay we try to maintain in the... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Santa Cruz is the only town where we had not reserved a hotel on our 1st road trip adventure in The States. The Babbling Brook is the 1st place we tried our luck to seek accomodation. We had assumed from the beautiful surroundings and building facade that we would not be able to afford a room here. However Jessie, the... More 

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure having your group stay with us. I was happy to meet you all and I was thrilled your stay was such a positive experience. I hope the rest of your trip was great. I had heard about the smoke detector incident,... More 

California, USA
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

The place is a bit away from all the traffic of Santa Cruz. You will still need a car or bike to get around. You can walk to Pacific avenue, but I would not recomend it at night - it is safe but feels deserted. But what a place! Very quiet at night. Great breakfast in the morning. It has... More 

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for the great comments. We try to make every stay a memorable experience and when we read comments like yours, it really makes us proud of our inn. I hope we can welcome you back in the future. Warmest regards, Jesus Castillo Inn... More 

Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

i booked this charming boutique hotel for one night as a layover prior to a business meeting. i was greeted with a glass of wine and it's just what i needed after my drive in from san jose and earlier flight. the room is clean and spacious, the bed is devine. i couldn't be happier in my oasis!

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Jesus C, Manager at Babbling Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope to welcome you back in the future. Warmest regards, Jesus Castillo Inn Manager More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This historic bed and breakfast offers 13 guestrooms, each with cozy feather beds and private baths, and many include fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Delight in sumptuous fresh-baked cookies upon arrival, and join us in the 90-year old main house each day for a homemade breakfast, and afternoon wine and cheese service. The Babbling Brook Inn is a romantic oasis, offering a unique and rustic retreat within the vibrant beach side community of Santa Cruz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Babbling Brook Inn

Address: 1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4237
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $199 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Babbling Brook Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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