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    Big 6 Motel

    335 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5597
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    Overview
    • Excellent0%
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    • Terrible62%
    3 Jun 2016
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    31 May 2016
    “Terrible Service (I do not recommend staying here!)”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Babysitting
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 35 reviews

    Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here one night. The room was basic but just what was needed. Everything was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. Lovely coffee maker. Friendly and helpful lady at check in. Lots of parking. Close to the broad walk. Would stay again.

    Thank Jennifer H
    Reviewed 31 May 2016

    First, I would like to state that the motel itself is not the nicest, but certainly not the worst in the area. However, the customer service was the worst I had ever experienced. I booked my room online, and received an email stating that my...More

    1  Thank Rachel S
    Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

    We booked in for 1 night on our California road trip. It wasn't a palace but was ok to get our heads down for the night. The room was a good size with fridge we had 2 double beds. The room/motel could do with a...More

    Thank TrolleyDolleyTraveller
    Reviewed 17 October 2015

    We are from England and i have never arrived at a hotel anywhere i have travelled where the reception don't even talk to you, how rude is that. The internet was always always losing connection, we had to ask for fresh towels and the bed...More

    Thank stephensteve D
    Reviewed 29 September 2015

    HORRIBLE place! Nothing worked, pool always closed, WiFi very temperamental, rudest people i have ever met you can here them shouting and arguing with each other. Not a clue what they are doing. DO NOT BOOK A ROOM AT BIG 6 MOTEL

    Thank 108dannyp
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #17 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Santa Cruz
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