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Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I have stayed in hundreds of hotels and book them through various websites this one I booked and payed for online when I went to check in the manager told me he would not rent to me I suppose becuase i have on a military hat he does not like Veterans and refused to rent me a room. He looks...

2Thank lazarus i
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

I made a reservation for a decent hotel and paid for everything several hours in advance. But when I got there to check in, the place was kind of seedy looking, and my room had been sold off. The manager had me wait for 10 minutes while he used bathroom, they refused to help me find another place to stay,...

2Thank Marc Y
Palmdale, California
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Wife and I spent the weekend of 11/7 &11/8 I am so glad that I was not scared off by some of the reviews I see here. This place was great, location was right where we needed to be food and drink was literally next door, as was 7-11 a block away. The property is not perfect but at the...

Thank MikedaGoat
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

They stranded us with nowhere to spend the night, refused to refund us, horrible customer service, fraudulent business activities, and peoples property going missing.  We went to go check in at the hotel around 7 p.m. I gave him my name at the lobby and he said there is no reservation under that name. I gave him my confirmation number,...

2Thank Marc Y
Brentwood, California
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Person checking us in was very nice. The room itself was clean and the bed comfortable. We only used the tv and coffee pot which both worked fine. Pool looked nice, but we were only there for one evening. There was no view for us except to a parking lot and massage parlor, but we'd stay there again. Affordable. Also...

Thank Reina O
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for just on night on our drive south to Los Angeles. The receptionist was very friendly, the room is clean and spacious. For 10 dollars more you can have a small balcony where you can sit and enjoy the summer nights. 100 dollar deposit required! But they take cash or credit card for that, no problem. Another...

Thank Saskia90
Somers Point, NJ
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I booked online via trivago from my car. When I went inside, the owner (I assume) was a bit feisty because I should have just come in to book directly with him. He told me that because I booked online, I would have to wait 15 minutes for my reservation to come in. It wasn't a friendly welcome but I...

Thank Linamary69
Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night as a stopover and couldn't get out quick enough in the morning. checkin was easy but things went downhill after that. Our TV wouldn't work and took 45 minutes to fix. Then our toilet blocked up and they said it was our fault, they bought us a drain plunger and garbage bag and told us to...

3Thank aussie_rose64
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We booked on priceline for Labor Day weekend. This hotel had the best rates and availability. I had read horrible reviews after booking and was expecting the worse. There was water damage in the bathroom, the shower head was very low, and very little water pressure in one of our rooms, but it was clean. The pool looked okay, but...

Thank 180danaj
Lexington, Oregon
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Had no idea about the deposit, was informed on check in -- put it on a different card. (they did cancel/refund/whaetver by later the day of checkout) but, you need an extra 100... We were in a smoking room...hard wood floor, second story...different. The bed was more homey and less hotel--I liked that. The in room "free" wifi was HORRIBLE...

Thank Dawn M

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

Address: 525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6601
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: ₹ 4,732 - ₹ 13,484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Oceana Inn Santa Cruz 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Oceana Inn Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Travelodge
Travel Lodge Santa Cruz
Travelodge Santa Cruz
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“boycott this motel”
lazarusi, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“room 250 has a nice balcony and view of ocean ave”
MikedaGoat, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“the back was quiet, but no wifi...course I guess you're not in santa cruz for the room really...”
dawnmL3795WE, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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