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Sea & Sand Inn

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I loved the Inn. The location is perfect. It is within walking distance to the wharf and boardwalk. We jogged the bike trail along Cliff Drive to Natural Bridge. Amazing views! The Inn was better than I expected. It was quaint yet extremely modern. The staff was excellent and served a continental breakfast, cookies at three and...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Handicap parking good, but tricky to get out. Card good in showing down arrow of correct side to be used, Lovely sitting outside of our room having breakfast. Very nice selection for continental breakfast choices. We were celebrating my son's birthday, staying at my favorite place in Santa Cruz. I usually stay here twice a year. Grounds very nice for...

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Thank 193maryann43
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect view of the pier and really accessible to downtown. Parking is available if you have a car, staff were really nice and helpful, breakfast was good for a continental. Enjoyed our stay, great location 👍

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Thank gmann004
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very nice. It was wonderful to see the view from our bed. We liked the calm relaxing atmosphere. It was great to have a breakfast with fruits, yogurt, bagels, toasts, muffins, boiled eggs, juice, coffee, and tea and the possibility of taking and enjoying it outside and in our room. The afternoon cookies and pre-dinner complimentary wine...

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Thank jeevaroche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful surprise. For the price it is Great Place to stay. Easy walking distance from the Wharf where we ate and spent a couple of hours watching Sea Lions swimming and barking. We could watch surfers from our deck seats. It is also within walking distance of the Surfing museum/lighthouse, or easy driving distance from the many beaches...

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Thank Rj M
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful little "ma & pa" hotel right on the beach in Santa Cruze looking out toward the pier. One of only a few hotels right on the ocean. Restaurant next door and plenty easy walk away on pier and street. Light breakfast, afternoon snacks and evening wine and cheese.

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Thank Ken H
Laguna Niguel, CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location overlooking the wharf and water, as well as hearing the surf from your room, is amazing. The breakfast selection is yummy. I especially like the French Roast coffee, fresh fruit and scones.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a weekend for my hubby's Birthday! We had a wonderful room with a fireplace and spa! They had ok breakfast and fun wine and cheese hour. Walked everywhere very well located. Loved listening to waves each nite. Having our own private deck with binoculars they provided we could watch the wildlife and surfers 😜

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Thank Karen T
New Providence, NJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect, especially from the outside, but wow! Our favorite hotel by far of 3 on this vacation. And we were coming from Hyatt/Westin's. The rooms are spacious inside and ours had a fireplace and very large bathroom area. Two double sinks and a large counter were separate from the tub/toilet area which helps with a...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Picked it because it's #1 on TripAdvisor. Found it to be average at best. They willfully ignore some important problems that need fixing and have already been mentioned by several other reviews I read here. --The Wifi didn't reach our room. They lie about it when you call the desk but read reviews and you'll see that they've chosen to...

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SCBoardwalk, Manager at Sea & Sand Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry to learn that the Sea & Sand Inn did not meet your expectations. We are aware of the Wifi issue and are working to get the permit required to upgrade our system. Regarding the drought, despite this year's wet winter most California residents and businesses will continue to practice water conservation. We do have blackout drapes in addition...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ocean-front Sea & Sand Inn has always been popular with savvy out-of-towners, but a major renovation in 2009 has added a whole new “wow” factor. Three new luxury king spa rooms with ocean view balconies were added; two spacious family cottages with private hot tubs and three other spa rooms were also upgraded. All 22 rooms have a fantastic ocean front view of sparkling Monterey Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea & Sand Inn

Address: 201 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $277 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Sea And Sand Hotel Santa Cruz
Hotel Sea And Sand
Sea And Sand Inn Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
#5 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“All rooms have a view of water. It depends if you want to climb stairs to your room.”
193maryann43, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Views are great on level 2”
jeevaroche, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“For guests needing assistance, choose a first floor room as there is no elevator for second floor guests.”
runnerrichard1113, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Single level room with Fireplace and Jacuzzi was ideal - vaulted ceilings!”
S8226IVmarkf, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor has bigger rooms and more privacy but no elevator so don't bring heavy luggage!”
lbrubin, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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