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Ivanhoe, California
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89 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

the room on the first floor my wife and mother-in-law and myself were in was a little disappointing. The sliding door to the balcony would not close all the way and looked like it had been possibly broken into by all the markings on the area of the lock, the bathtub did not have a stopper, the cord for the... More 

Thank fred3235
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1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We spent a week in Santa Cruz staying at the Lanai Lodge. We took our daughters on a two week long road trip and ended up in Santa Cruz. We booked our room right when we got in town and checked in 10 minutes later. We originally booked it for 2 nights, but after staying one night we love it... More 

Thank Mia W
Los Angeles, California
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79 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

It is 2 located 2 short blocks from the Pier and close to the Boardwalk. Plenty of parking, although if they shuffled the parking a bit each room can have parking lot right by their room. Some smoking room available. There was a small pool that looked toward the pier. 2nd floor rooms were partially oceanview with balcony with couple... More 

Thank BigBoyA77
Surrey, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

not sure why a lot of people rated it so low. The accommodation is located very conveniently a few mins walk away from the beach and pier. The rooms were comfortable and clean. Toiletries provided and a pool (which was surprisingly empty during our stay) we were a bit disappointed with santa cruz beach and pier (very busy and dirty)... More 

Thank neel s
Napa, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The place is old and dirty. The fake grass outside of the rooms was filthy. Our room had wire running over the door way. Wifi was terrible. We actually shut the wifi option off on our phones and tablets to get faster service. Would not stay here again!

Thank Karen P

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Truly a weird place to stay. When we arrived we noticed that all the room doors were wide open the whole way along the corridor. Upon entering the room we discovered why: the air conditioning had been disabled. In California. In Summer. Temperature 88F (31C). No way to get it working. Tried to watch TV but the TV and the... More 

Thank Tony M
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The Lanai Lodge looks ok from the outside but is pretty ran down. The 2 rooms to our right...from our balcony to theirs: looks like pack rats live there. Not sure if this hotel rents weekly/monthly rooms but it is just not nice to look at. The manager/owner is rude and they barely clean daily or replace towels/linens. You do... More 

3 Thank jennymac39
Stockholm, Sweden
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82 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We stayed just one night and did not have high expectations thanks to the reviews below but I must say the hotel was nice. Good and quiet location, clean room, free spacious parking and friendly staff. For the price it was absolutely worth staying.

2 Thank Marliina
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

We first saw the review and were sort of worry but the room was clean and it is very cheap ! I guess it is exactly what you would expect for the price ! Would not recommand if you want to stay more than two nights though! Also if you want to park your car you cannot during the Night... More 

1 Thank ClemsMa
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

We had no choice all the hotels close by were book out. Very noisy, sliding door doesn't lock, dirty unclean room. Bed bugs, manager refused to refund money when we found out the place was disgusting. Will not stay here again a dump. Read reviews as there correct. Stay away!

4 Thank Scott H

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just minutes to the University of California-Santa Cruz and the beach, the Lanai Lodge, a Magnuson Hotels affiliate, is just minutes to various attractions including Natural Bridge, Cowell Redwoods State Park, golfing, museums, shopping, boating, and a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Guests will enjoy comfortable rooms with a continental breakfast each morning, a seasonal outdoor heated pool and sundeck, ocean view rooms, and free wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lanai Lodge Santa Cruz

Address: 550 Second St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: ₹ 6,068 - ₹ 9,546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lanai Lodge Santa Cruz 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“ask for second floor to prevent noise above you”
 of 5 bubbles fred3235, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“For ocean view, get 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BigBoyA77, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi but it didn't work.”
 of 5 bubbles karenpG8007LY, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for downstairs if you have lots of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles meldevereux007, 15 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Choose a room somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles Steev_0, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
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