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Ventura, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I have to admit I was deathly afraid of this hotel upon purchasing the "mystery deal" on a super busy weekend and then realizing what I had gotten myself into. I was told I could only apply for a refund if I actually visited the motel. So with great reluctance, I came in to look. Before officially checking in, I... More 

1 Thank Donald K
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Horrible hotel, I will never stay here again. I wish I would have read the reviews before. Sleeping in my car would have been better. Everything seems so dirty or unkept. On the exterior looks ok. And the rate is do high.

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Reno, Nevada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2016

DO NOT STAY AT THIS HOTEL!!! If I could give a ZERO, I would. We had a room reservation and were not able to stay there because we got in a car accident. It was TOTALLY out of our control. The awful woman at the front desk told us that we have already been charged and that we can use... More 

1 Thank mangosteenreno
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel was a last resort as a last minute decision to come to Santa Cruz for a concert. The stairs up to our room were concrete with boards holding them up so they were tilted back, so you would trip when you went up them.Also they had cigarette butts all over them. When we entered the room the king-size... More 

1 Thank Brandon L
Fairfield, California
1 review
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I would have to say the is the worst experience we have ever had in any Hotel/Motel ever in all the years we have travelled! Please do not waste your money or time on this place, the room was very nasty and smelled so bad.

Thank David C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We were driving down Californian coast on a road trip. I had planned a motel in SF, and we were going to pick up Motel 6's (great)on the rest of the route but after a slight detour we ended up in Santa Cruz at midnight with nowhere to stay. Most places were full or asking for $250 for the night.... More 

Thank R9usl
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

booked a 1 night trip here in early september and it was one of the worst experiences ever (not to mention it ruined our weekend in santa cruz). Upon arriving at the hotel, i already began getting a weird feeling. The place reeked of marijuana, bathroom cleaner and there were some questionable people hanging around outside the hotel. check-in was... More 

1 Thank Kevin K
Sacramento, California
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here on 8/29/2015. Doesn't look THAT bad from the outside. However, room smelled HORRIBLE and was sooo outdated. But we survived. Morning of 8/30/2015 my boyfriend and I got ready to leave. We were carrying our stuff down the stairs and a maid asked us if we were leaving so she could clean our room... More 

Thank Janelly C
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This"hotel" is more the a hooker and drug dealer / addict headquarters. The rooms are filthy and the reception staff is horrible. There we're holes in the walls like from someone pushing it. Don't stay here especially with children.

1 Thank jennymac39
Sacramento, California
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93 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I really wanted to write a nice review because the front desk manager was so helpful, but this was a really icky motel. While I am accustomed to staying in much nicer accommodations, we only needed a room for one night and we didn't want to spend a lot of money. $194 later I can say we wasted a colossal... More 

Thank Kate O

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Motel Santa Cruz

Address: 370 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $83 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Motel Santa Cruz 1.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles R9usl, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay here at all”
 of 5 bubbles janellyc2015, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“BOOK SOMEWHERE ELSE, or at least in a room away from Ocean Ave.”
 of 5 bubbles kateo616, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Just do NOT stay here. It's money poorly spent.”
 of 5 bubbles 199suziep, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Do not choose one at all here!”
 of 5 bubbles 839shelv, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
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