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Chaminade Resort & Spa

1 Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 The rooms are clean but very outdated.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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank sujathakishor
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Angelica D
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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Thank merrvgokings
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the chaminade for 1 night. It was great. The rooms are spacious and were perfect. We have a family of 5 so the extra couch bed came in handy. The pool was good and the location is private. They have tennis facilities and we played a game one morning. You can borrow tennis rackets. It was fun.... More 

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

Dear Geoff, We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thanks for the great comments! Best, Kevin Herbst More 

Fremont, California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where can I start.... Awesome, &friendly receptionists. Breathtaking place, massage and spa services are totally worth it....want to get away? Treat yourself ? Vacation? Stay at Chaminade!! Close to downtown and restaurants in the area.. 20mins away from Santa Cruz boardwalk/ beach.

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

Dear x9537FT, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Kevin Herbst More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel actually made my family more uptight by the time we left than it did relax us. It all starts with the drive up to the hotel that has a cemetery on one side and an apartment complex on the other. Who wants to see a cemetery everytime you go anywhere on vacation. As others mentioned finding the main... More 

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

Dear Kc111978, Thank you so much for your comments, understand your confusion regarding the layout of the property. 11 Mission style villas situated on 80 acres can be daunting for a first time guest. I am glad you were able to enjoy a portion of the remaining 200 heavily wooded acres as you hiked our trails, enjoyed our pool deck... 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: $236 - $483 (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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