We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Oceana Inn Santa Cruz
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 77: English reviews
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was ok for a 2 star hotel but CUSTOMER SERVICE was REALLY bad! We stayed for 1 night with a toddler. After watching TV for 10 minutes it imploded. First we thought it was a short circuit in the hotel until we started smelling something. I checked the TV and there was smoke coming out the back. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank marlenestoeckl
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We were slightly unsure after reading some reviews. Worry not. We had a great stay in a lovely clean room with newly fitted bathroom. Check in staff were friendly and helpful. Plenty of parking and in easy reach of the boardwalk and centre of Santa Cruz.

Helpful?
2 Thank TommyC217
Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

This place is disgusting. I don't know if it was mildew stains or live mildew in the plastic shower basin, I only know it was blackened. I don't know if the comforter was stained with grime or if the grime was still fresh, I only know it was too foul to lie on. I was on my hands and knees... More 

Helpful?
Thank tomopper

Travelers are raving about these Santa Cruz hotels

A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I rented 2 rooms for some friends and I. We were going to a wedding. I didn't like it at all. When I got out of the shower my hairdryer started a fire when I turned it on. Then when we went to bed my heater did not work. So needless to say I didn't enjoy my stay. Tried to... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bay Point, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We loved the location and speed of check-in. Some of the rooms have balconies but they do cost extra. We smoked on the balcony only, with the door completely shut each time, yet we were harrassed upon check out being accused of smoking inside the room. The guy literally ran his finger across the ragedy dresser (btw), checking for ashes... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank KaijaG
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Do NOT stay at this run down hotel.they STOLE our$100 deposit saying they found hair on the carpet and we brought a pet into our room..we did NOT have a pet!!!room smelled awful,stains on the bed, dish towels in the shower (Luke warm water) white bread and jelly was there "continental"breakfast. At all costs DO NOT STAY AT THIS DUMP..... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank scott w
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

This is not the Hilton so don't expect the Hilton. This is a very low budget motel held together with blood and sweat. The check in process was quick. They honored the price line price. Walking distance to several great restaurants and c-stores. Pool on property, small breakfast in the AM. Microwave and Mini Fridge in room. AC works well... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank williamrB1169UU
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
64 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We just stayed one night because this hotel is too dark and cramp for us, carpet look old in the room, reception area small as well as the breakfast area. For the same price, we got a better hotel near the boardwalk, so just do your homework before booking budget places. Outdoor pool is small and supposed to be heated... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Draxxzo
Nelson, Canada
Level Contributor
68 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Check-in was strange; they wanted a large damage deposit on the charge card, which I refused to provide. Rather than let me walk, they waived it. The room was adequate at the price, but the TV didn't work - we were not going to use it much, so did not bother to complain about it. No soap, but we had... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank CarPilot
Santa Barbara, California
Level Contributor
32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I have stayed in hundreds of hotels and book them through various websites this one I booked and payed for online when I went to check in the manager told me he would not rent to me I suppose becuase i have on a military hat he does not like Veterans and refused to rent me a room. He looks... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank lazarus i
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

26 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (16)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (11)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (10)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Santa Cruz hotels
0.4 mi away
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk
0.3 mi away
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz
#43 of 53 in Santa Cruz
3.0 of 5 stars 347 reviews
0.3 mi away
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
#48 of 53 in Santa Cruz
3.0 of 5 stars 149 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
Continental Inn
Continental Inn
#27 of 53 in Santa Cruz
3.5 of 5 stars 177 reviews
0.5 mi away
Quality Inn
Quality Inn
#5 of 53 in Santa Cruz
4.0 of 5 stars 425 reviews
1.1 mi away
Hitching Post Studios Inn
Hitching Post Studios Inn
#29 of 53 in Santa Cruz
3.5 of 5 stars 70 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

Address: 525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6601
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $62 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Oceana Inn Santa Cruz 2*
Number of rooms: 55
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Booking.com, Odigeo, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Expedia and Travelocity so you can book your Oceana Inn Santa Cruz reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Oceana Inn Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Travelodge
Travel Lodge Santa Cruz
Travelodge Santa Cruz
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay