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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This motel is very charming. We loved it there---the staff--EXCELLENT!! The bed--very comfortable!! My husband became ill during our visit, so I asked to extend our stay by a day--the front desk clerks are all very nice and arranged things so we could remain in the same room--the next day, we were asked how my husband was feeling. We enjoyed... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed only one night while passing through to see family. Trusted the reviews on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. Great location, no traffic noise, comfy bed, clean and wonderful continental breakfast this morning. Stefanie, the General Manager, is gracious and accommodating. Looking forward to a return visit the next time we are in Santa Cruz!👍

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beds comfortable. Short walk to Beach. Very nice rooms. Breakfast good loved the make yourself waffles. Clean and you can walk everywhere. Staff very helpful. Would stay here again. Wifi was a bit slow

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry to hear that you thought our WI FI was a bit slow, I will make sure to inform the proper personnel in that regard. We look forward to seeing you again, when you're back in our area. More 

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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time staying in The Seaway Inn. It's in a great location, bed is comfy, decent price and breakfast is a bonus in the morning! It's always been really clean and everyone working there is always very helpful.

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking some time to review your experiences in staying with us. We hope to continue to see you, when you are in our area! More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Good prices , close to the boardwalk , complementary breakfast , comfy rooms,nice staff . Really enjoyed my stay. I Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking to spend a night in beautiful Santa Cruz .

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation! We hope to see you again, should you be back in Santa Cruz. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A bit of a time warp with actual room keys 😉 room is clean, spacious, and affordable. Seating out front on patio and walking distance to Santa Cruz wharf and boardwalk. Only a key lock on sliding door but small hotel - well lit. Free parking.

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your stay. Yes, we do have actual keys, due to the sliding door entries we cannot have key cards; there are 2 locks for the sliding doors, the key lock and also a track lock, down below. We hope to see you again, should you be back in our area. More 

Santa Rosa, California
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little Inn at very reasonable prices. We had the deluxe ocean view room for 2 nights. You actually get a great view of the ocean just across the street. Perfect for people watching. Continental breakfast included and pet friendly. Would stay here again.

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

We'll look for you on your next visit! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a small inn and our room was a clean older room with remodeled bathroom and great views of the ocean, wharf and surrounding area. Stephanie was very helpful and we were pleasantly surprised to find out, upon arrival, that our room had been upgraded to an ocean view. We didn't have a patio but the view more than... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you were pleased with your accommodations and appreciated the ocean view, even if you didn't have the patio to lounge on. We will look forward to seeing you again! More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We chose Seaway for it's location, and a seaview balcony king room, and were not disappointed by that. The price was reasonable, the room comfortable but nothing exceptional. The bathroom was small and a little worn, with a little vanity unit, counter top basin, wc and small shower cubicle, just about adequate, but otherwise the bedroom was a decent size,... More 

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, in regards to your recent stay with us. We are very happy to hear that you were not disappointed by your room, although the bathroom is a "small and a little worn." We are still in the process of expanding the showers, we just have 4 more rooms to go, but this project has been... More 

Denham Springs, Louisiana
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It was getting late and we needed a room and I found this little Inn! It was perfect! They are pet friendly and a small Inn near the beach and a great price! The rooms are nice and clean and the double shower was wonderful!! Would definitely recommend this place and stay here again!!! 👍🏻👍🏻

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Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your stay with us! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the fact that we are pet friendly, reasonably priced and that you found our rooms to be nice and clean. We look forward to seeing you again, and thanks for the recommendation! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seaway Inn is a charming Santa Cruz hotel perched on a hillside overlooking the gorgeous Monterey Bay. It has all the warmth and coziness of a classic beach hotel with a full array of modern amenities. It is just a short walk to family fun at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, world-class surfing at Steamer Lane, fine dining at the Municipal Wharf, and unique shops and entertainment in bustling Downtown Santa Cruz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaway Inn

Address: 176 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5440
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $130 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Go for a seaview with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Offthetouristtrack, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room, as close to the offfice as they can do.”
 of 5 bubbles Lesley19662015, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have the best views and ask for a room with renovated bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles mdedwards, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“303, 304 and 305 would be the best rooms to have, the other two would be a bit noisy I think.”
 of 5 bubbles r0rschach, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“try and get one that faces the sea!”
 of 5 bubbles Neofuzz, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
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