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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Had stayed in "Choice Hotels" several times before with no complaints so we chose this one; what a mistake! The towels appeared to have been worn thin; the noise from the street was very annoying and the "breakfast" was a bit different. Had never seen an "egg patty"; something yellow and placed next to the sausage, so it's an egg?...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Rooms: Clean and well appointed but a bit dark. Furnishings a bit mis-matched and worn. Clean which is my number one concern. Price: Given sea-side location expect price inflation, but at over $200 a night the price was too high. Location: Walking distance to good dining and a short drive to downtown Capitola makes this hotel a winner. Value: Fair...

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2Thank MrGaucho1987
Beach Lake, PA
Reviewed 24 June 2015

My husband and I were visiting relatives in Soquel. The hotel was convenient and reasonably priced. The room was large, comfortable and quiet, and had a balcony. Breakfast was fine. We will stay here again.

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1Thank 551melm
Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 12 June 2015

I was a little nervous at first when I booked one of the cheaper places to stay in the area. But I was pleasantly surprised. There aren't a lot of frills here, but the bed is comfortable and the room was quiet and clean. I got a really good night's sleep. Stayed here for a wedding, so it was a...

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2Thank Chris B
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I was staying here for a week while my daughter was at a camp nearby. There are no frills here, no real lobby or café on premises but plenty of stores, food nearby. It was clean and the bed was comfortable, it had a microwave and fridge (although not very cold). there is easy access to the rooms by anyone...

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2Thank FamilyontheMove_12
Abruzzo
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here! Rooms very comfortable and spacious. Lovely toiletries! The staff were very helpful. B'fast buffet was all that one could hope for! We had a lovely meal in a nearby Kebab place down by the harbour! Very inexpensive! And they kindly opened our wine at no cost! The staff were very helpful and attentive to...

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Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

This hotel was under construction when we arrived, the front office was being remodeled. The staff was great, very helpful and friendly. This is an older hotel and even though they've made some renovations, there's a bit more to be done for the price we paid. The rooms were musty smelling and need some updates. I don't think I'd stay...

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1Thank Lisa S
Pismo Beach, California
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea is comfortable and near the freeway. It was a fine place to stay one night and has a big parking lot. There is a nice coffee place and some shopping across the street. About a mile down toward the beach is Gayle's Bakery and Roticceria, which is pretty famous!

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Aalborg, Denmark
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Upon arrival the hotel looked nice with beautiful landscaping. But that was it! The rooms and hallways are in serious need of new carpets and some paint as well as serious cleaning. We were staying in two rooms and they were equally nasty. The pool is tiny and dirty. Lousy breakfast in very small room. Not even skim milk. Staff...

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San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed 11 November 2014

My husband and I decided last-minute to take an overnight trip to the beach since the weather was so nice. We stayed here at Quality Inn and Suites in Capitola because the price was right and it was conveniently located close to the beach. There aren't many lodging options in Capitola, and with our 2 year old, we wouldn't even...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between the endless beaches of Capitola, CA and the lush Santa Cruz Mountains, the Quality Inn(R) & Suites Capitola By the Sea is surrounded by famous wineries, golf courses and state parks. This Capitola, CA hotel is only minutes away from popular attractions like Pleasure Point, Seacliff State Beach, Capitola Village, Wharf and Beach, Mystery Spot and Monterey Bay Aquarium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quality Inn and Suites Capitola By the Sea

Address: 720 Hill St, Capitola, CA 95010-2187
Region: United States > California > Capitola
Price Range: $154 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn and Suites Capitola By the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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“The upstairs rooms have the best balcony.”
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“Ask for room on the 2nd floor (if you are OK climbing stairs, no elevators here) or at least away from the parking lot.”
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“Upstairs was definitely quieter and we felt more secure”
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“Book a room away from the freeway for a more quiet experience. 2nd floor no elevators.”
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