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Sea & Sand Inn

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“wine and cheese”(77 reviews)
“cottage suite”(7 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
The ocean-front Sea & Sand Inn has always been popular with savvy out-of-towners, but a major renovation in 2009 has added a whole new “wow” factor. Three new luxury king spa rooms with ocean view balconies were added; two spacious family cottages with private hot tubs and three other...
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Special Offer: Oceanview From Every Room
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201 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6144
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44.4 km to Monterey Peninsula Airport
10 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.9 km from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful location. Close to the boardwalk and wharf, walking distance. Great views. Quiet at night, just ocean waves. Good continental breakfast with places to sit outside and eat. Nice staff. and very clean and nice looking rooms.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We LOVE the Sea & Sand! Clean, great location, would recommend to anyone! Staff is super friendly and helpful, breakfast is more than adequate, evening wine & cheese. We’ve stayed 3 times and each time we like it more than the last!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Private balcony with beautiful views of beach, boardwalk, and surfers. Can watch the ships sailing, lifeguards training's, and surfers. Private kitchen area in room with microwave, sink, and refrigerator. Private Jacuzzi tub for two in room with sky view. Spacey room with comfortable beds. Best...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an excellent stay at this property. The wine and cheese reception was lovely. We will definitely be back. We did not try the free breakfast. Walking distance to wharf and boardwalk. Beautiful view from 2nd floor room 206 with a fireplace and whirlpool...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

If this is your first time coming to Santa Cruz or even a regular, I highly recommend coming to this Inn. Falling asleep to the sound of the Ocean and waking up to the sun shinning on the sea right from your window is an...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
USD 200 - USD 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 200 - USD 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Danielle K
9 July 2018|
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Response from John J P | Reviewed this property |
The bathroom window which faces the street locks at various up/down positions. The hotel has heavy locking doors to gain access to the property. You must use your key to gain access. We sleep with our window open when it... More
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Heather C
4 April 2018|
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Response from b0bandjane | Reviewed this property |
The bed was comfy. Didn't think about air conditioning because of the season. Would probably take one of the upper story rooms with a private balcony when I go again.
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buonafortuna
9 July 2017|
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Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
You'll have ask the hotel people your more specific questions. I can say that our room certainly provided ample space for the two of us,. It was clean and pleasingly appointed. The bed was very comfortable. And we both loved... More
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"level 2 great veiw from all rooms"
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"Book a room with a patio"
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"Second floor rooms offer great views."
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"The 2nd floor rooms have the best views and more privacy but only have stair access."
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