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    Santa Cruz Youth Hostel Carmelita Cottages

    321 Main Street, Beach Hill, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5017
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Traveller (14)
          Room & Suite (2)
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          Overview
          • Excellent24%
          • Very good35%
          • Average28%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible7%
          Travellers talk about
          “mixed dorm” (2 reviews)
          “each cottage” (2 reviews)
          “trader joes” (2 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Beach Street Inn and Suites
          593 reviews
          #3 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
           
          Ocean Pacific Lodge
          361 reviews
          #22 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
           
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          298 reviews
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          Dream Inn
          1,356 reviews
          #2 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
           
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          1 - 5 of 70 reviews

          Reviewed 14 March 2017

          I've stayed with family members in mixed dorm rooms in several of the cottage-style buildings and enjoyed it each time. The atmosphere is great: both the buildings and the people who share the space with you. Walking distance to the Santa Cruz boardwalk (amusement park...More

          Thank filminglarry .
          Reviewed 2 August 2016

          I really enjoyed this hostel in Santa Cruz, especially that i had nowhere to go when I got there. Everything was super clean and the staff was nice. It was a minute walk from the beach. The only thing I didn't like is that everyday...More

          Thank stepheperron
          Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

          Really enjoyed staying here. Location is really close to the beach and also a short walk to downtown. Hostel was clean, room was great. The staff were really nice and helpful when I was needing anything. The only downside was you have no access in...More

          Thank Ross C
          Reviewed 1 July 2016

          I think this is the cleanest hostel I have ever been. The bathroom and the shower were impecable, I was barefoot all the time! The room and bed were comfortable and there's even a living room in each cottage (there was one in mine at...More

          Thank Carla V
          Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

          We booked 3 nights here at Carmelita Cottages and it is a lovely place to stay the staff are friendly and helpful. These historical cottages are homely, clean and comfortable. Beds are bunks 6 in our room with two toilets and a shower and separate...More

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          About
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          • Free Internet
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          • Room types
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 28
          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Santa Cruz
          • Also Known As
          • Santa Cruz Youth Hostel Carmelita Cottages Hotel Santa Cruz
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          Traveller (14)
          Room & Suite (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (12)
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          Room Tips
          "Whatever they have available is nice."
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          "Cottages small. personal preference important if you want privacy. We liked room in main building better."
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          "I like the private rooms because there is less distractions from other people coming and going during the..."
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          "Families room are available but quickly reserved."
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