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Alameda, California
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I've stayed at the Quality Inn a number of times over the last two years. It's become my go-to any time I have business in the Santa Cruz area because it's low cost without sacrificing on the musts: cleanliness, friendliness, soaps and towels, and, of course, coffee packets. In a time when the low budget chains have been moving towards...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This hotel was a very good hotel to stay in the Santa Cruz area. At first, the outside looks a little outdated, but the rooms are very nice. Great pillows and beds in each room with plenty of space. Breakfast room was small, but any free breakfast I will take. Plus his son is a Temple University Alum which ties...

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Thank jweaverproductions
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Great place to stay! They have been very helpful in any way they can to accommodate for our personnel, equipment and our work in front of their facility. The only thing I could possibly ask more of out of this establishment is for a better tasting coffee available in the room. I've stayed at many places working out of town...

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Thank Eric P
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Very big spacious rooms with big HD flat TV screens and HBO for those that are interested. We stayed in R318 and it was great - bog space, clean, huge comfortable king-size bed, nice soft pillows and importantly a duvet...just a thin one over a sheet...but in other places in the evenings I've been cold so this was just what...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay, nice location near historic downtown town and across from a nice ice cream place, friendly staff, comfortable beds and pillows. The place was very clean and updated. Breakfast was average. Only downside was the thin walls so we could hear every foot the people above us made. Would recommend

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Danville, Indiana
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We checked in late night and very tired. The manager Upen Patel was very kind, friendly & helpful. I wonder when he sleeps because he was back on the job the next morning. The room was clean & comfortable and had all the amenities expected from a Quality Inn. We would stay here again when passing through.

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Thank June W
San Diego, California, Usa
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Checked in rather late on a Thursday evening & the owner greeted me at the check in window. We reserved a King Bed nonsmoking. The room was clean & had plenty of space for 2 people. Upon taking a shower we found one of the towels had dirt marks & the owner promptly replaced it & followed up with his...

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Thank TravelerVeneto
Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here will we hike Big Basin Redwood Park. This was a quite place to stay.staff was very nice. I felt safe. The room are not much to look at. But it was clean. Bed was comfortable. Breakfast was good enough to get me started on a hike.

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel newly remodeled rooms carpets clean beds are comfortable , bathrooms good size I had one of their suites had microwave refrigerator , nice roomy desk to do paper work , wi fi worked great , continental breakfast was great ,no road noise quite. Defiantly will stay again !

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Went to a concert and needed a place to crash. I yelped and said why not. The front desk man was really nice and printed out my concert tickets. The room was very clean, quiet area and close to the board walk. I would reccomend and I would stay here again. The staff are really nice.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quality Inn Hotel in Downtown Santa Cruz, Beach Boardwalk and Wharf:The Quality Inn® hotel is conveniently located at the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 1. Local attractions like the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Wharf (with its many shops and fine dining) are close by. The University of California Santa Cruz, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and Roaring Camp Railroad are also nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quality Inn

Address: 1101 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $130 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Quality Hotel Santa Cruz
Quality Inn Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Quality Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“Ask for a room in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles 466judithk, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher the room number (which starts at 101/201) the farther it is from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles DougR791, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing parking area seemed to be the most populated.”
 of 5 bubbles Pierre_Fou13, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the property have less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 748kaytieb, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is a two-story hotel so if you have a lot of luggage you should request a ground floor room when you make your reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles mbw1232014, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
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