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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The only positive thing was Danny at the front desk who was very nice and gave us a bag of chips etc and a bottle of water. These did not compensate for the awful room. The price was way too much for the quality of the accommodation. Very disappointed.

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business .We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that will not deter you from returning and that we will have future opportunities to welcome you back. More 

Santa Cruz, California
1 review
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I needed a place to stay, fast. This was available, and reasonably priced. The owner and the rest of the hotel staff are all friendly and helpful. It's conveniently located near bus stops for multiple routes.

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business.We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and we are pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel..We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that will not deter you from returning and that we will have future... More 

Barrie, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

First time visitor to the Santa Criz area. Booked accommodation based on availability and price point. Upon walking in, room 118, first impression the living and bathroom needed a good cleaning. Kitchen area was a joke..cupboard doors and drawers looked like they could fall off at any moment, not sure the last time the floor or countertops had a good... More 

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business .We are sorry for any inconvenience and we will take seriously your complained and workout on cleaning matter and hope that you give us a second chance to welcome you back.....Thanks More 

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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The place was good booked last minute since our other reservation was cancelled last minute the Man waited untill 2am when we arrived so we could check in other places said their lobby closed early. The room was clean and I felt safe knowing he walks around and makes sure everything is fine gave my little one a thanks for... More 

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in the Santa Cruz area. I truly appreciate you taking a moment to share your review with us and hope we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to Santa Cruz California.... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Friendly check in with helpful owners. The rooms are a little dated, but this is one of few hotels that advertises a kitchen, and actually gives you a full sized kitchen! - only snag is you have to pay $5 for a box of kitchen utensils. The hotel has a lovely private heated outdoor pool, which is positioned perfectly for... More 

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business.We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and we are pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel..We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that will not deter you from returning and that we will have future... More 

Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This place was a great find! The room was smallish, but clean and well kept. The beds were comfortable. There was a small refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker which were very convenient. Danny made us feel welcome and was pleasant and helpful. I had trouble getting my tablet connected to the WiFi and he came by the room to help... More 

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz CA More 

Fairfield, California
1 review
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I come here for business each week. Rooms are clean and tidy. Front desk is helpful and accommodating. Location is central and everything in Santa cruz is close. Each room has fridge, microwave which is nice.

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I am very pleased to know that your stay with us was nothing less than a "10" and that the service provided by our staff, as well as the housekeeping, all exceeded your expectations. Thank you again for being our guest and I hope we get to see you again soon!... More 

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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

It's actually a quite good choice to stay. Although the street is right next to the hotel, we could barely hear it. The room was clean and comfy. The interieur is a bit dated, but it's still ok for now. While our welcoming wasn't very lovely and warm-hearted, the goodbye was way better. It's a good choice fur a cheap... More 

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz CA More 

Davis, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The room was decent and spacious and relatively clean (only found a few food pieces under the chair), but smelled fine. Nothing fancy about this place but is a good deal for a one night stay in town in a pinch. Room was right next to parking lot so not much privacy, but it wasn't too loud either. Management was... More 

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and We am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel..We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that will not deter you from returning and that we will have... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Photos are deceiving. Needed to change rooms due to stinky cigarette smoke smell in the room. Cleanliness was only so-so. Location was not good, not near anything worthwhile to see or do. Glad it was a quick overnight.

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Dimpal P, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business .We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that will not deter you from returning and that we will have future opportunities to welcome you back. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Hitching Post Studios Inn located in the heart of Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz diversity is perhaps most evident in its neighborhoods. The City's From Beach Boardwalk, Capitola Beach,Harbor And Mystery Spot, restaurants, shops, theaters, art galleries, museums and, above all, its people hold the key to unique visitor experiences. This Santa Cruz, California hotel features a seasonal outdoor heated pool and free WI-Fi. It is 5.3-miles from the University of California Santa Cruz and guest rooms provide TV. The rooms at The Hitching Post Studios Inn offer free local telephone calls. They are furnished with coffee facilities, a microwave and a refrigerator while select rooms provide a kitchenette. Natural Bridges State Beach is 4.4-miles from the Motel Hitching Post. The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History is 1.7-miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hitching Post Studios Inn

Address: 1717 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1305 (Formerly Hitching Post Motel)
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: ₹ 4,977 - ₹ 14,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hitching Post Studios Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Hitching Post Hotel Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Santa Cruz
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“I think you have to request the rooms with the kitchenettes...”
 of 5 bubbles hameda223, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“On a busy street. Request a room in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles freedog96150, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with AC”
 of 5 bubbles mdaby3, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 118”
  • Living area, double beds
  • Kitchen in Rm 118
 of 5 bubbles sandra98walter, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Nice having the Kitchenette to fix Snacks and Meals”
 of 5 bubbles 827marck, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
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