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West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn
Ranked #9 of 54 Hotels in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 25, 2014

I wanted to take the most special, beautiful, caring lady in my life, to a wonderful getaway place and this was it! The moment we saw the place we fell in love with it. The victorian home, the view of the wharf and ocean, the wonderful staff at the inn. We were impressed from the start. The king size bed was a dream to sleep in and the jacuzzi tub was large enough for two. The total decor of the inn was soothing and wonderful. We will be going again as soon as possible. We would recommend this place to anyone who wants to get away for a weekend or just a couple of days to de-stress.

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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

We have always loved the Four Sisters' format of ambience, amenities and accommodation...and this is no exception. A perfect location to enjoy the views and walk to the boardwalk and a bit of the "old town". A beautiful mansion room with lovely appointments and dream inducing bedding. No expense was spared in making this converted mansion into a one fit for a queen/king experience. A friendly and accommodating staff and a good breakfast offering rounded out a stellar one night stay. Can't wait to come back and recommend to friends who will certainly enjoy it as well!

Room Tip: Room #4 had stellar views!!!
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

I saw this Second Night Free ad in TripAdvisor and got so excited, but good thing I called to clarify. It turns out that this does not apply when booking through a third-party provider, only when booking directly with the inn, but then, the per nt price doubles! (Ex. $102 on Priceline but $210 directly with the inn)
Still, we had a wonderful single-nt stay. A beautiful room, an upgrade since we expected their lowest priced room: a detached tiny bungalow with a view of the parking lot. That would still have been worth it, but our rm in the inn was lovely--warm and refreshing. The staff was kind and welcoming.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 14, 2013

We had such a good experience with the Four Sister property in Sonoma that we decided that if you find a good thing, stick to it. We weren't disappointed. Although our room was up two flights of stairs, the room was enormous, well appointed and with the biggest bathroom ever! It was well worth the climb.

The Inn is close to the Santa Cruz pier which is a lovely stroll and where you can watch the antics of the sea lions.

Being at the Inn at winter has the distinct advantage that there is no holiday crowds, no traffic dramas and ease of booking restaurants/hotels at a moments notice. They also offered a two nights for the price of one rate which is very attractive.

The service was friendly and attentive and, I must add, that the freshly made cookies that the Four Sisters Inn offer when you stay is a nice touch.

As we visited in winter to Santa Cruz and hadn't been there before we found the location really good for us.

Probably the only negative was getting in and out of the car park but that was more to do with being Australians who drive on the left hand side of the road and multiple roads outside the Inn. I'm thinking our manoeuvres were quite illegal.

Room Tip: We were in room 9 on the top floor. The room has a lovely spa and marble shower room. If you don...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 14, 2013

We ended up here at the last minute and it was fabulous. It's very close to the beach with fabulous views from almost every room. The decor is tasteful and lovely in both the common rooms and the bedrooms. The breakfast was amazing and the afternoon wine and cheese perfect. The service was great. I would stay here again!

Room Tip: I think almost all the rooms have views. We had a smaller double with a "partial view"...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

My hubby and I stayed here for a romantic getaway in November. The place is immaculate, the food was great and the view of the bay and wharf were spectacular. Will stay here again without a doubt! We purchased the dining package and the restaurant was Shadowbrook, which was also amazing. Our room had a fireplace, which added to the charm. The wine and appetizers were delicious and the free cookies irresistible.

Room Tip: Room #4 on the second floor has a semi-private balcony with the most amazing view. We ordered a bott...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

I knew I was lucky finding a small room vacancy on the weekend of Thanksgiving but I had no idea how lucky I was. Such friendly, welcoming and accommodating staff, amazing location and view and beautiful, spa-like, SUPER clean room with an amazing marble bathroom and shower. Right outside my door was also and beautiful terrace with the same spectacular view!
There was even a bike to use to bike the beach ACROSS THE STREET! Water, tea, coffee, snacks available at all hours. I will make sure I stay at Four Sisters whenever I travel to the areas they are located from now on! This is the best value for high end accommodations I have ever had. Thank you wonderful West Cliff Inn Staff!!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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Additional Information about West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn

Address: 174 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5440
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
Price Range: $188 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on a bluff across from the beach, West Cliff Inn is a renovated historic building offering well appointed guestrooms and a fabulous coastal location. This Four Sisters Inn is a three-story Italianate Victorian with a wraparound porch offering views of the Monterey Bay. The inn features a breezy, coastal decor with fabrics in crisp blues and whites and the well-appointed guestrooms feature a fireplace, a marble tile bathroom, and most offer a jetted spa tub and king bed. ... more   less 
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