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    Seaway Inn

    176 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5440
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          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good40%
          • Average11%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible6%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 8 January 2017

          From the moment we called The Seaway Inn, we could feel a difference. Davenport took our reservation, extended us a discount and gave us explicit directions. We were travelling without a GPS so unfortunately it took us some time to find the Inn.When we arrived...More

          Helpful?
          Response from Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn

          We are so happy to hear that Davenport was able to assist you and help you get here! Thank you for your write up on your stay, and deciding to stay with us a second time. We hope that you too, decide to become a...More

          Reviewed 13 December 2016

          We were looking for a pet friendly place to stay in Santa Cruz and came across this. It is definitely dated and needs upgrading. Clean. We stayed in a "family" room which had a second room with a TV and 2 enormous chairs. That room...More

          Helpful?
          Response from Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn

          Thank you for staying with us. We are always in the process of updating our rooms, we are actually working on changing out the bedding and getting rid of the out dated comforters. The rest of the room, including furniture has been updated however. I'm...More

          Reviewed 12 December 2016

          Well kept and run hotel. We only stayed overnight to avoid driving 1 1/2 hrs. but the bet was comfortable, the staff was very accommodating, it was clean, and the location was great (across the street from the beach). You are within walking distance to...More

          Helpful?
          Response from Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn

          Thank you for staying with us and posting your review! We are happy to hear that you were satisfied and comfortable. We look forward to seeing you again, should you be back in our area. Just a tip, if you are specifically looking to be...More

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          9 reviews
          Reviewed 1 December 2016 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...More

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          Response from Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn

          Although your husband was ill, during your stay with us, we are happy that we are able to accommodate you and that you "enjoyed" your stay. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and we look forward to seeing you next time!

          Reviewed 15 November 2016 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...More

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          Response from Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway Inn

          We look forward to seeing you again!

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          About
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          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$123 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Santa Cruz
          • Also Known As
          • Seaway Hotel Santa Cruz
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          Room & Suite (39)
          Dining (8)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          charlienewbery
          Do you have a family room available from tonight or tomorrow for a three night stay?
          18 February 2017|
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          Response from Stephanie V | Property representative |
          We currently have what we call our King/Queen Combo room. This room has a king bed in the front room and a queen bed and futon in the rear room but no common area. The rate for the next 3 nights would be $199/night, plus... More
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          is there wifi?
          5 November 2016|
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          Response from Stephanie V | Property representative |
          Yes, we have WI FI.
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          Michelle P
          Could we have an ocean view if possible
          13 May 2016|
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          Response from Stephanie V | Property representative |
          We do actually have rooms that have direct views of the ocean, we have 3 different room types that you should keep in mind, if you are looking for an ocean view, as we are across the street from the ocean. King ocean view... More
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          "I believe all the rooms had good views."
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          "Not sure if the first floor is accessible by lift, so if you are not too mobile get a ground floor room"
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          "Second floor rooms have a better view of the sea."
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          "stay in a second floor room so you don't hear the people above you walking around"
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