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Surf City Inn & Suites

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a last-minute one night stay, this place was available. It did the job. Pros: ask for a suite upstairs. It's worth it for the privacy factor. The beds are comfortable. Otherwise the place is really basic. For a 2-star hotel, just expect clean and basic. Like the breakfast: just make some waffles and carry the stuff back to... More 

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None, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Not a very nice place. We paid almost $300 a night for 2 nights. Our room was on bottom floor. Walls are very thin, so the upstairs family sounded like a herd of elephants half the night, you can hear every's tvs, and conversations. You can also hear everything from outside (and during our stay, some jerks were letting off... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We went to Santa Cruz to see concert on the beach!! Had a great time with family !! The rooms here have been redone!! A lot better than before!! If the only issue is that they need dark curtains!! The light are bright and it goes thru blinds!!! But other than that!! Room not bad!! People at desk were very... More 

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Lincoln, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We arrived later then we planned but they were very nice and professional. Very close to the board walk. Alot of places to eat near by. Place was quiet and clean. It suited for our needs. Enjoyed our stay. We will come back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Had planned on a four night stay but after night one.....had to leave.... *Homeless wanderers in parking lot *sketchy guests *door bolt loose *no curtains..just blinds...people can peek *loud *the 2am door jiggle...not good *no refund of any kind offered *buyer beware unless you are with group of guys....don't bring wife,family,etc...

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Must be renovate, not really clean, breakfast very small, toast without jam or anny other things, totally without live! Bed was bad and the carpet is not good for going barefoot. We did not like that stay!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The afternoon evening people were very helpful. Room was good for the price. Breakfast a disappointment - only cereal bread, packages sweet rolls. No fruit, nothing hot. Out of milk long before breakfast time over.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Made reservations online. Get there an nothing like the pics..nasty smelly an just discuting. Tryed to Get $ back an told us nonrefundable. Pics to prove how the rooms look. We had to go spend $ that we didnt really have on a differant place. Wich was so much better an closer to the boardwalk. An they discounted our room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

It was decent for the price and had fridge and microwave it had a minor stench of ciggerrette smoke.. My only serious issue I'd warn any future guests would be to make sure after you check out that your deposit goes back to your credit card because I'm not gunna say this place tried to rip me off but if... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

wow this was a very inappropriately stressful experience. price paid not actual price. deposit kept due to a fridge shelf missing from a fridge that had not been used. I will not recap but I will never recommend this very poorly run place either.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Surf City Inn & Suites Santa Cruz Family-focused budget motel close to famous Beach Boardwalk. Surf City Inn & Suites Santa Cruz is a ten-minute walk to the Pacific Ocean where sun-filled days and peaceful sunsets entertain visitors in this Northern California surf city. Surf City Inn & Suites focuses on the affordable family experience with a quiet policy after 10 p.M. An on-site indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and the skate park across the street are popular with guests of all ages. Enjoy an affordable stay that's close to the action of the Santa Cruz beach lifestyle. Highlights Indoor heated swimming pool and spa (seasonal) Free morning juice, coffee and pastries Walk to the beach, pier and Boardwalk in 10 minutes No noise policy after 10pm Free high-speed Internet access in all rooms. Surf City Inn & Suites Santa Cruz is a two-story building with 63 basic motel rooms. Each room is equipped with necessities including a coffee-maker, hairdryer and satellite TV. Family suites have two bedrooms. Complimentary high-speed Internet access is available in all units. Features Grab a newspaper, coffee, juice and pastries each morning in the lobby. Kick back while the kids swim in the indoor pool (heated seasonally). An on-site hot tub is heated and open year round. Surf City Inn & Suites Santa Cruz is located in a suburban center with several restaurants in close proximity. Santa Cruz Skate Park is across the street. The bustling beachfront is just four blocks away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf City Inn & Suites

Address: 619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5125 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $73 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surf City Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Santa Cruz Riviera Hotel Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Cruz
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
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