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Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is definitely not a 5 star hotel but it was OK for one night stay. No breakfast, location was OK. Room and bathroom was big and comfortable. Heated floors in bathroom didn't work, we will probably stay somewhere else if returning to Santa Cruz

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you like quaint, small hotels, this is a good one. The room was comfortable and nicely decorated. There was a bar sink near the refrigerator and microwave, which was a nice added feature. There were two water bottles for no added cost in the refrigerator. What a nice difference from large hotels that triple charge or more for a...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed in rooms 2 and 3 on the first floor. The front desk staff was really helpful. The breakfast was good, pretty much the same items two days in a row. The fruit was very fresh and sweet, the potatoes were yummy. We initially had some problems with the key in getting into the one room, but it was...

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Riverside, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I booked this motel for the first stop of our vacation, but was sooo pleasantly surprised when we checked in and walked into our room. Everything was immaculate and the beds were the best! Even though our room was on the ground floor, it was very quiet and the continental breakfast was...

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Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our room was comfortable and well appointed. The bathroom was large which is rarely the case in many places we stayed. Close to the beach and served an excellent breakfast. There is no elevator, but the hotel has only two floors, so consider a stay if you are able to climb the stairs. Rooms are very quiet with plenty of...

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2Thank sandra t
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My girlfriend and I were looking for a get-away from the city and we stayed at the Bella Notte hotel. You can't beat the price and the location, we were there during the pier to pier race so the traffic was a little much but we had a great time.

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Close to the beaches, close to Capitola, away from the summer crowds... The room was very spacious with all the necessary amenities, including heated tile floor in the bathroom. Perfect mother-daughter getaway.. The breakfast options were plentiful. Impeccable service. Quiet and cozy.

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2Thank sophiacoy
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

You can tell when an owner truly cares about guest experience. Such is the case at Bella Notte. From the heated tile floors to the noise reduction windows these are examples of the types of owner investments you only find at quaint properties where customer experience matters. We spent 3 very comfortable nites at Bella Notte and were very happy...

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3Thank Babbersz
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Bella Notte Inn is a great choice for your stay in Santa Cruz. It is like a peaceful get-away! The rooms are large and pretty private, this is a rather small Inn. We had a King room, and it had a nice bathroom with a bubble tub and heated floors. Everything was very nice and cozy! They also have complementary...

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3Thank Stacy H
Vallejo, California, United States
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very pleased with this place...room #7 was very large and well appointed. Huge walk in closet...bathroom was nice size. Almost like staying in a small apartment. Only issue was that the carpet had a few stains, which they could take care of. All in all, I will certainly return here. Close to the Boardwalk, Shadowbrook, Crows Nest, Stagnaro's and Starbucks...all...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bella Notte sets a new standard for Inns in the Santa Cruz area. Completed in December 2007, Bella Notte features ten spacious and well appointed rooms. We offer eight king rooms and two double queen rooms. Three superior king rooms also feature a fireplace and walk-in closet. All rooms feature imported marble bathrooms and heated bathroom floors. Bella Notte also provides free in room Wifi and cable TV with premium channels as well as free parking and complimentary hot breakfast. Bella Notte is located in Santa Cruz's Live Oaks neighbourhood, just two blocks from Twin Lakes Beach and close to several great local restaurants. The Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor is a short walk away and the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, lively downtown Santa Cruz and the popular seaside village of Capitola are all just a few minutes drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

Address: 21305 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4839
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $248 - $405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Bella Notte - The Inn At East Cliff Hotel Santa Cruz
Bella Notte Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#5 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#10 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“All rooms face the road, we had room 5 which was great!”
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“rooms on the lower floor in the corner are very quiet”
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“all are good”
 of 5 bubbles happy492, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator.”
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“Upstairs might be quieter.”
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