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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most important thing to understand about Santa Cruz is that people in this area have basic values. Santa Cruz is not the same as the Southern California Beach communities full of chain stores, and commercial department stores all the way to the beach. While there are some beach front stores, this area is amazing. Truly where the beach meets... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took a quickie trip down the coast, back to our old haunts in Santa Cruz where I went to UCSC 30 years ago. Back then, Chaminade was the only ritzy place around, and we held my graduation celebration at the restaurant. This time, it was my 50-something birthday, and no plans. So we made a last minute reservation at Chaminade... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were invited back on recovery and the second time was definitely a better experience. The staff was very friendly and attentive. We had such a great time just hanging out by the fireplace in the lobby. We had cider and the gingersnap cookies were really good. The rooms are clean but very outdated. They did mention that they were... More 

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Walnut Creek, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute trip to celebrate a friends birthday - surprise to her! What a great time, from the warm welcome at the Front Desk to the entire staff willing to go out of their way. The rooms are extremely well kept and perfectly designed for the area. Pool was refreshing and the hotel restaurant was great. Short drive (10 minutes)... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the money it was a rip off. Thin walls, dirty, tired old property. Breakfast was good, people were nice. Location is nice. Gym was good. Pool area is ok. Nice venue for a wedding ceremony. They are just a bit proud of the place as reflected in their room rates.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated an office event with families over the weekend. A lovely resort situated in a hillock. Rooms wereodern and comfortable. We could spot deers in the back of the rooms. enjoyed the private after dinner event and breakfast spread.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a last minute spot, after driving back late from Mendocino. I read the description and requested a room with "a view" (paid extra) after reading that they had views of the bay/ocean. Well they DID not!! When I pointed this small fact out at check in, she just chuckled, and said "yes, it's a little misleading,... More 

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ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Angelica, Thanks for the encouraging comments and feedback on your stay. I too am challenged with any description of our property that would suggest our “Guest Rooms” have ocean views…simply not the case and I have scoured our website to find a room type description including “Ocean Views”. While our restaurant and event patios have incredible views-I would never... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend gifted me a stay at this resort for the weekend to celebrate my anniversary with my boyfriend. We had a wonderful time! Accommodations were very nice, every staff member we encountered were friendly and pleasant. The food was fantastic, the views of the water from the dining patio were spectacular, and management went over the top to ensure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel really sells itself short. We chose it as sort of a compromise for our stay in Santa Cruz and really had super low expectations based on their website and mixed reviews...but the price was fair and we figured it was worth a shot. I'm so glad we chose it because it was really fantastic! I really wish we... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay nestled in the forest above Santa Cruz. The rooms are newly decorated and modern, immaculately cleaned and look out into the forest. The resort sports centre offers tennis, volleyball and a swimming pool. The food is wonderful with great wait staff. The breakfast was wonderful and great value for money. We will stay... More 

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ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rebeccasimic, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Kevin Herbst More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Chaminade Resort & Spa is a spectacular mountaintop retreat in Santa Cruz. Our historic Mission-style resort overlooks sweeping views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Chaminade is a luxurious destination for executive meetings, celebrations and getaways. Enjoy color palettes inspired by the California coast, contemporary Spanish furnishings, and world-class amenities. Chaminade is just five minutes from golf courses, the beach and downtown Santa Cruz. Escape to a haven of unsurpassed service. Chaminade is the first hospitality business in Santa Cruz County to receive a "Green Business Certification" for its environmental efforts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chaminade Resort & Spa

Address: 1 Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $238 - $484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chaminade Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Chaminade Resort And Spa
Chaminade Santa Cruz
Chaminade Hotel Santa Cruz
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#5 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
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