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beachbum94089
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2009

This is a passable, relatively inexpensive mom-and-pop near the boardwalk, but insist on a room facing the main parking area, not busy Riverside Ave. It is only one level, easy parking and no lead-footed upstairs neighbors to contend with. No fridge or microwave, and the rooms are somewhat cramped.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2008

The only decent thing about this motel is that it is within easy walking distance of the boardwalk. The rooms are very basic, not well maintained and I’m sad to say unclean. Do not walk around your room in bare feet as they will be black within minutes and it would be better to wait for rain rather than go... More 

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Address: 505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5123
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Number of rooms: 25

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?