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Big 6 Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

They forgot to give me back my $20 deposit in the morning which is THEIR RESPONSIBILITY not to rip off their customers (a man who ignored me when I asked him a question and shut the window on my face) for the key so I go back in the evening and the woman tells me they'be given it away already...

3Thank dolanchorng
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

The reviews are right. I tried to give it the benefit of the doubt for the price and location but yeah. It seemed nice until the people below us decided to open thier door and watch us unload everything into our room. The knobs on the door are old school (key & knob) so not very secure. From that moment...

6Thank cosmomom559
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Well you get what you pay for. It is a dump. Broken windows bad customer service. No toilet paper.. And no ice machine too boot! I had to walk next door for ice. The older lady was. Rude and a loud mouth. I would not recommend this dump to anyone. Do not waste your money here.

6Thank mark E
Martinez, California
Reviewed 7 September 2014

The older woman clerk was impatient and tried to rip us off for $20 as a "smoking deposit" and said we'd get it back in the morning... Originally said it was $10 and threw a fit about giving us $10 back when we only had a $20... Couldn't find an ice machine and we weren't offered the WiFi password or...

2Thank jordanzi
Santa Cruz area CA
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I only viewed the ~property~ - it is in DEFINITE need of a replacement facility being built in it location! YES< pool was closed - such as it was - VERY Dicey area - locals actually a block away warning us that druggies inhabit the ~premises~ yet the owners seemed HELL BENT on keeping everyone out that might indulge in...

11Thank chechina
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Now I'm that type of person who will give a place or business the benefit of the doubt when I read reviews but man! Two things makes this place reasonable. The owners daughter being sweet and the location, only being less than a mile away from the boardwalk is good for me. But man! The moment I got there is...

10Thank Ilyssamarie
Reviewed 21 June 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights recently. It's a short walk from the Boarwalk and Pacific Avenue which makes it a good base. I wasn't looking to spend a lot if time in my room so didn't care that it wasn't exactly pristine. The pool is still closed so having read previous reviews is say that it's just not being maintained....

4Thank EdWinchester
Oakley, California
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Its not that the Hotel its self was bad it was the owners, they were like Prison Wardens. I have more freedom at my house then I do at this hotel. Me and my best friend wanted to get out of town for the weekend something low key, walk the board walk, mingle with the Locals but the owner was...

10Thank 744ashleyj
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 31 March 2013

The only redeeming quality is the managers daughter. My advice to her is to go back to school. before you wake up one day and you see your mothers face in the mirror. You are too nice to sacrifice your life for mean people.The woman who runs this place is horrible! She yells and treats her guests as if they...

9Thank jewlias
fort mohave Arizona
Reviewed 16 March 2013

My family and I stayed four nights here. Our room was very clean, , and the beds where quite comfortable. I suggest though that you bring your own pillows. We checked in very late and woke up the manager/owner, she has a strong accent and a little hard to understand, however; she was efficient and polite. What makes this motel...

4Thank MaryJane71

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Big Six is located in Santa Cruz, along the beautiful coast of California. When coming to enjoy some sun in the fun, there’s nothing better than checking into a motel that offers the best location, with a stress-free environment. Big Six Santa Cruz is the best choice for inexpensive rates, great rooms and the friendly service that you as our customer deserve. Being located in the heart of Santa Cruz where guest will experience some of California’s best beaches, which are perfect for surfing, playing volleyball or just having a good time with family. In addition, the beach boardwalk is only two blocks from the motel. Please note that the property has been renovated as of May 2011. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big 6 Motel

Address: 335 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5597
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Hotel Class:2 star — Big 6 Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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#17 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't stay there.”
stephensteved, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“stay else ware”
108dannyp, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“There are no good rooms”
marke931, 29 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask for WiFi password and don't book it late at night... Much pricier”
jordanzi, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“DON'T GO IN THE FIRST PLACE! You've just made a good choice!”
chechina, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
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