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Santa Barbara, California
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139 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

This is simply an amazing home. Jen and Derrick are only the fourth owners of this 1870s estate built by the owner of the Spreckels company. The house has had an unusual amount of TLC over the years for a place this age. The current owners previous life was as caterers in the Tahoe area and it shows in the... More 

1 Thank viarueda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2014

I stayed two nights and loved my time at the Sand Rock Farm. Every detail has been thought of by the owner who was very accommodating and kind. The breakfast was sensational. Great restaurants in the area as well. I will definitely go back.

1 Thank Stephanie M
New York City, New York
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53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We stayed at Sand Rock Farm to visit the annual Santa Cruz Open Studios art show. Even before we arrived, Kris, the owner and operator of Sand Rock Farm, made sure that everybody had all the important information to make our stay a success. The whole experience is very personalized, and you never feel like some random guest in a... More 

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KrisAptos, Owner at Sand Rock Farm Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed yourself while you were here and that breakfast was to your liking. We appreciate it when guests give us particular information about their dietary requirements so that we can offer something that they are happy eating for breakfast. The furnishings in the house are primarily antique and are pleased when guests enjoy the ambiance of... More 

Albany, California
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131 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Sand Rock Farm is a very well maintained house from the end of the 19th century. The furniture is a reminder of an elegant and distant past, while the Jacuzzi tubs in the bathrooms provide modern era comfort. The charming house, beautiful grounds and delicious breakfast make the stay at this bed and breakfast a very pleasant experience. The scenic... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Kris is incredible!!! She made us feel right at home in this beautiful, serene, comfy B&B. It was the best place was stayed in our "Big Trees Roadtrip 2013". The room, the bed, the tub, the grounds, and that fantastic breakfast... WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED????? She took incredible care of us and completed our engagement vacation with lasting memories!... More 

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Wilton, California
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

My husband and I were driving to Monterey, CA to attend the historic car race in August 2013. We stayed here the night before the race. This is a beautiful historic place to stay which is very close to the beach, restaurants, wineries and yes Monterey. Staying here was so peaceful and quiet with the most beautiful garden and vintage... More 

1 Thank tahoe03
Huntington Beach, California
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We stayed two nights here and loved it. We came up for a wedding in Aptos and decided to stay at Sand Farm. It is a beautiful garden spot near the beach, wineries, there are many restaruants nearby, attractions, and site seeing. Rock Sand Farm is quiet and peaceful. A great place to relax. The breakfast was wonderful. I am... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We checked in on Thursday and were the only guest. We woke up in a beautiful sunlit room and gazed out the window to lush gardens and a cute little hummingbird. We were greeted with a delicious breakfast, which consisted of fresh picked raspberries from the host's garden, orange juice, coffee, tea, and pastry. The main dish was roasted asparagus... More 

1 Thank FJFunseeker
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house was charming, yet the amenities were modernized. The grounds were beautiful. We stayed in the Morning Glory room, and had the best night's sleep there in a long time. The in-room Jacuzzi tub was fantastic. When my boyfriend said he wanted a hearty breakfast, Kris changed her menu a bit just for him.... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Kris welcomed us to the awesome Sand Rock Farm in mid-March as we traveled down the coast. The grounds and home could not have been more unique and comfortable. She had some good recommendations for restaurants and scenery in the area to make our stay well-rounded. The breakfast was so special and graciously served. We could hardly break away from... More 

2 Thank Christy1026

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Intimate, effortless, delicious! Your stay at Sand Rock Farm Bed and Breakfast includes beautiful garden views from every window, fountains tucked among shaded pathways, comfortable beds and Jacuzzi tubs, spa robes and earth-friendly amenities. Wake to the smell of coffee brewing and scones baking and enjoy a leisurely, hot and hearty breakfast served to you in the dining room or on the deck beneath the giant oak and redwood trees. Our easy access location right off of Highway 1 just south of Santa Cruz is a great jumping off point for visits to Monterey, Big Sur, Santa Cruz or even closer, Aptos, Capitola, Nisene Marks State Park and Manresa State Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sand Rock Farm Bed and Breakfast

Address: 6901 Freedom Blvd, Aptos, CA 95003-9620
Region: United States > California > Aptos
Price Range: $265 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“They are ALL great! The smallest room has the biggest jetted tub, so dont feel like you are missing out if you choose that one... they are all great!”
 of 5 bubbles tonyajunemoore, 3 Dec 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in the upstairs garden room. The room included a jacuzzi tub in the room. Very nice extra for the room.”
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