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    Torch Lite Inn

    500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5124
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    Overview
    • Excellent10%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 93 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked a room for cuople of nights. When we was checking out the receipt showed more than the dubble of the price we agreed in the mail. When we was trying talk to the chef he forced us to go and threatened us that he...More

    Thank danielreiser1972
    Reviewed February 13, 2017

    I made a reservation for 2 nights on the motel's website. Later I called to cancel the first night and keep the second. When I arrived to check in, they had no record of my reservation despite the e-confirmation I showed them. Apparently they canceled...More

    Thank Carolyn S
    Reviewed January 6, 2017

    This was by far the most rundown, least cared for motel I have ever stayed. The room was filthy, including mold in the bathroom, carpet was not clean and there was one set of towels thrown in the room. There were two of us. There...More

    Thank KanabTM
    Reviewed September 27, 2016

    First, I think the location is pretty good, fairly easy access and close to downtown (about a 15 to 20 minute walk). The room on first impression, the room was clean. It was only after I settled in, that I realized that it wasn't. I...More

    Thank poboi
    Reviewed September 25, 2016

    We chose this hotel at the last minute so we expected to pay a high price. But it was really a nice place. Getting into the motel and parking are difficult, but go around the block and it works. We were greeted right away and...More

    Thank Liz W
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $120 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Santa Cruz
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    • Torch Lite Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Torch Lite Motel
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    July 26, 2016|
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    Response from sejw | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. the area is safe. The Hotel is typical of accommodations you will find this close to the boardwalk. My 14 yr old daughter and her three friends stayed in a room one away from mine. I didn't fear for their safety nor... More
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    "I was on the ground floor and I could hear the people above me. I would suggest asking for a room on the..."
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    "I do not have any helpful tips for this hotel."
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    "Stay away from Riverside Drive in Santa Cruz, cheap hotels charging expensive prices because people are..."
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    "Try to get a room at the end of the building to avoid the noise of people checking out early."
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