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Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
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US$ 91
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US$ 89
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying the night after a concert at the Rio Theater. Looking for a reasonably priced clean room. Reasonably priced is subjective in a place like Santa Cruz but for a name brand hotel in a convenient...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good, clean rooms in an optimal location with great pricing. My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our stay here. The staff was very kind and there was plenty of parking in addition to nice rooms. We...More

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110 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2932
+1 855-849-1513
Free Parking
Pool
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
The Islander Motel
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US$ 75
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#1 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at the islander motel on the 1st October on our first night of a 3 week trip. After flying from Manchester to San Francisco we chose a stopover in Santa Cruz before...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Check in was easy, rooms were clean, service was good and the pool was loved by our kids. It's a great spot for exploring and not far from the beach/boardwalk. It's pretty basic but we had a great...More

522 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6602
Pool
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Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
Quality Inn
QualityInn
US$ 91
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#2 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first drove into the property we weren't sure how good our stay would be. We made the reservation because of the location and its proximity to family and friends in the area. We were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The manager was very cordial and friendly! The room was large and very clean! The hotel is older so we were surprised to see the updates. Our stay here was very pleasant. The breakfast was also good...More

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1101 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2818
+1 855-849-1513
Free Parking
Pool
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Fitness centre
2.5 Star Hotel
Ocean Pacific Lodge
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US$ 124
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US$ 121
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#3 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Front desk people were very friendly. Checked in and went out and about. It wasn't until later that evening that I went to take a shower and noticed hair in the shower and on the floor in the...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

We spent 3 nights over labor day weekend at the Ocean Pacific Lodge. Clean and about 2 blocks from the beach. All hotels in Santa Cruz were overpriced on Labor Day weekend so I can't compare the...More

301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
Pool
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
Hotel Solares
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US$ 179
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US$ 81
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#4 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned another hotel, but at checkin there was so much jack hammering, they offered me a cancellation. We found the Solares close by and enjoyed it. The bed was comfortable the room clean, and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I read the reviews before I booked this property and was not sure that I made a good decision but after checking in and looking at our room I was no longer concerned. This is not a five star hotel...More

600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5162
Pool
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
2.5 Star Hotel
Inn at Pasatiempo
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US$ 111
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#5 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The facility is a few minutes outside of Santa Cruz (depending on the traffic 3 miles down the road) and is nestled in the Tall trees. The signage from the Freeway is for the exit not the Inn. once...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

I would give the Inn an excellent rating except for the fact the rooms aren't air conditioned. We didn't need it during our visit but I know some people must have a/c The staff was friendly and...More

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555 Highway 17, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-1812
(831) 423-5000
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Free Wifi
2.5 Star Hotel
Super 8 Santa Cruz\/Beach Boardwalk East
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US$ 114
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#6 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well, it's a super 8 like many others, don't expect something too special or luxurious. But it's safe, well kept, clean and the guy on the front desk is - as many others already mentioned - really...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017
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338 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5524
+1 800-536-1211
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Pool
Breakfast included
Free Wifi
Room Service
2.0 Star Hotel
Continental Inn
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US$ 110
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US$ 107
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#7 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Guest service was on top! Whatever I needed, they didn't hesitate to accommodate - with a smile! We were given an upgraded room since I had a problem with the location of the 131st room. This one...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

It was clean and good location. Everyone was friendly. Pet friendly. I would suggest more information where the pets could go. It took me next day and by accident that found where I could take the...More

414 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4636
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2.0 Star Hotel
Hilton Santa Cruz \/ Scotts Valley
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US$ 152
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#8 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great hotel; • nicely decorated and newly renovated • clean rooms • Great food, • Please note: WIFI needs to be improved. The wireless internet signal is very week and if you need to VPN to you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just a bit away from Monterey, but reasonably priced. We chose this location for that reason--we knew we would not be here long enough to see view of ocean and decided to drive a bit further...More

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6001 La Madrona Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-1057
+1 855-605-0316
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3.5 Star Hotel
Best Western Plus All Suites Inn
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US$ 145
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US$ 135
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#9 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did a 2 night stay here back in July on our California road trip. Lovely hotel, great parking facilities. Room was lovely, plenty of amenities. Breakfast great with plenty of choice. Walkable...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is undergoing remodeling and upgrades, so it's a mixed bag. The central atrium/breakfast area provides ample seating and lots of natural light. There is a decent spread of food (waffles...More

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500 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6602
+1 855-635-9695
Fitness centre
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
Comfort Inn Beach\/Boardwalk Area
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US$ 149
ComfortInn
US$ 130
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#10 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I live in Paso Robles and my 26 year old daughter lives in San Francisco. We wanted a place in the middle to meet and came up with Santa Cruz. My daughter found the hotel and it was great. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay! Both of the gentlemen that helped us were very kind and super helpful! They gave us information on the best places to go, anything we needed, they got for us! Definitely would...More

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314 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 855-849-1513
Free Parking
Pool
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
Beachview inn
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US$ 82
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#11 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful spot, right on the edge of beach, boardwalk, pier, close to downtown, just excellent. It seems family run with love but could definitely be better kept. Beds are comfy, but rooms could use...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We stayed in motels ate whole trip. All cheap all good value. It was friendly, clean and affordable exactly what we needed for 1 night on the road. Didn't stay for breakfast so I can't comment. The...More

50 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk
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US$ 71
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#12 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located within easy walking distance of the boardwalk and pier in Santa Cruz, and within easy driving distance of many other beaches and state parks. Free breakfast is included, and a dip in the spa...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small place all in single level like a motel. Park in front of your room most of the time. Excellent location only 3 blocks from Boardwalk Main Gate. Skip the $20 parking fee! A little tricky to get...More

505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5123
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2.0 Star Hotel
Edgewater Beach Motel
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US$ 218
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#13 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The rooms are old but charming and they are clean. Room 117 reminded me of what a state room would look like in the early days of cruising. This motel is child and pet friendly. The staff is very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are old and stale. They are packed in tightly so you have to listen to your neighbors throughout the night. The hotel management is apathetic and unhelpful. I was forced to leave early...More

525 2nd St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5439
Pool
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Beachfront
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
National 9 Motel
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US$ 228
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US$ 71
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#14 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stayed one night, the bed was comfortable, the room was clean. We went swimming too. The pool was a little cool at first, but was comfortable after being in for a while. The pool was located right...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

First at all the guy at the counter, was so rude, when He ask me if I know by hard my license plates, I said not sure, and with my adress He was so piss because my current address doesn't match with...More

130 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2932
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Free Wifi
2.0 Star Hotel
Bay Front Inn
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US$ 96
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US$ 93
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#15 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a fussy traveler, but the room lacked Keurig pods two mornings in a row. There was coffee and delicious waffles by the office, but that meant getting out of PJs first -- I like my coffee...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Bay Front Inn is 5 min walk from the beach and the boardwalk in Santa Cruz. The motel has a heated pool and ample parking. The room was a bit small but included a microwave and small fridge...More

325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
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2.5 Star Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz
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US$ 131
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#16 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Landed in SFO midday and needed a break after long travel day. Easy drive from airport and still had time to explore the beach area and downtown. Checked in early and they were able to accommodate...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you are going to Santa Cruz to visit UCSC, this property is very close to the university. Located in an industrial-type area at the intersection of Mission (Hwy1) and Western, the hotel is not...More

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2956 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5736
Pool
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Fitness centre
3.0 Star Hotel
Aqua Breeze Inn
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US$ 67
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#17 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Stay here one night 7 of us. Room was clean, beds comfy and enough space for all of us. The bathroom shower needs the walls to be cleaned better. The breakfast consisted of cold cereal, orange...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Really close to the beach and the famous boardwalk. Property is dated and the rooms show that. Our window had a broken lock, which took two requests to get fixed. Really good size though and all...More

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204 2nd St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5406
(831) 453-0398
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Pool
Breakfast included
1.5 Star Hotel
Hitching Post Studios Inn
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US$ 85
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#18 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The stay was OK for one night but there is nothing special about the place. Everything seemed to be clean although a bit run down. Coffee machine in room however no coffee. Probably would not stay...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

A very helpful manager, quiet place, very large rooms and comfortable. Bathroom was a little musty but was had a large shower. Staff were great, area is pretty rough however this place was old school...More

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1717 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1305
(831) 316-9950
Pool
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Free Wifi
2.0 Star Hotel
Fireside Inn
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US$ 68
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#19 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find, great location (opposite the amusements) and room is basic. Easy to check in and out. All amenities perfect for a stopover e.g clean bathroom, room and basic but did the job. Perfect...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are nice, the room smelled very clean on arrival and the bed was big and comfortable. There were hairs in the shower and tub and on the towels. The WiFi was awful, as we are traveling around...More

311 2nd St, Next to Boardwalk Bowl, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5494
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Beachfront
2.0 Star Hotel
Casablanca Inn on the Beach
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US$ 169
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US$ 165
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#20 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cute, clean and comfy with a awesome location. However if you like daily maid service your out of luck. Second day there we had to hunt down housekeepers to get fresh towels, room was never...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate giving three, because we really love everything about this place..except that we had a chain smoker next to us this past weekend. We were in room six (which we loved, also love room one) but...More

101 Main Street, corner of Beach and Main, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5422
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free Wifi
3.5 Star Hotel
Mission Inn
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US$ 129
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#21 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay the night in Santa Cruz to enjoy a few more drinks instead of driving back to SF for the night. Great little hotel. Clean, simple rooms. Nothing too fancy but decent decor and new...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed just the one night at the 'Mission Inn' in Santa Cruz when on route by car from LA to San Francisco. This is more of a very high quality motel than a hotel and at US$200 a night (inc taxes...More

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2250 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
+1 855-374-3015
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
Best Western Inn
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US$ 118
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#22 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived very late in the night but it wasn't very reassuring to check in while standing outside and talking to the staff person on the other side of a bullet proof window. I feel fortunate that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This Best Western is right by the freeway so it's handy to go anywhere in the area from here. The room was clean and nice but had a slight odor. Possibly needs a carpet cleaning. The breakfast was...More

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126 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2932
+1 855-624-4118
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness centre
2.5 Star Hotel
Chaminade Resort & Spa
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US$ 244
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US$ 188
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#23 Best Value of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a nice visit to the Chaminade. Front desk staff was great and we booked a last minute room as we were diverted from Sonoma. Grounds are beautiful. Pros Best part was the forest hike...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this resort for a wedding. The facility is absolutely beautiful. The staff was incredibly friendly. Had the ceremony outside with a picturesque background. Would highly recommend this...More

1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-1557
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4.0 Star Hotel