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    The Darling House

    314 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6145
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 8 January 2014

    The Darling House is a beautiful home with wonderful history. We stayed in the aptly named Rainbow Room. It was romantic, charming, and quaint. We slept to the lullaby of the sea, and awoke to the glorious prism display of the sunrise. The adjacent bath...More

    Thank TheParrothead
    Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 29 January 2014

    It was delightful to have you with us, and we're glad you were able to indulge in the luxury of that huge porcelain tub. Thank you for the 2 additional hints. Hopefully it will help others who come for a relaxing retreat on the edge...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2013

    Looking for a beach town south of San Francisco and found this on Tripadvisor. What a find! Faces the bay and surfers, high over the water and right in town. What made this special was the home itself and the couple that runs it, the...More

    Thank Joanna29494
    Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 18 March 2014

    It was a pleasure to have you visit with us on the edge of the Pacific. Thank you for your kind words & recommendation to other travelers. We look forward to your return visit.

    Reviewed 19 August 2013

    What a beautiful place...pricey but nicey...we were greeted by Mr and Mrs Darling and Denise Darling and were shown to our comfortable room. If you like architecture, beautiful vistas, quaint service and yummy breakfasts then this the place for you! It was so nice to...More

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    Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 18 March 2014

    We appreciate your review & are glad to have provided a relaxing stay during your time on the edge of the Pacific. The sea lions are a favorite alternative to the morning alarm clock. We look forward to your return visit.

    Reviewed 5 August 2013

    We loved it there. Spent 2 nights while visiting our daughter. Our hosts were such wonderful people. Served a very nice breakfast and late afternoon tea. Rooms are themed. Lots of proud history in this old mansion built in 1911! But the best part was...More

    Thank DP52
    Reviewed 18 July 2013

    I just stayed at The Darling House, and felt compelled to write about my experience. Upon arrival I was greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Darling who are very warm and kind couple, and was shown to my magnificent room with a panoramic view of the...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$165 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    "Great ocean view from some waterfront rooms"
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    "There are rooms directly over looking Monterey Bay - breathtaking!"
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    "Anything with an ocean view will suffice."
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    "Be aware, the shared bath downstairs does not have a shower but the one upstairs does."
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