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Morro Bay, California, United States
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Amazing value for the money! We could walk to the beach in five minutes. The hotels overlooking the ocean right across the street where two or three hundred more for our family of 5. The shower in the family suite has two heads. just awesome!

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our location, and the shower. ;) We hope to see you and your family again, should you be in Santa Cruz in the future.

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night on our way to San Fran and what a delight we found! I was expecting a 'get what you pay for motel' but this was quite the opposite! We got a free room upgrade on arrival, the staff are very friendly and the rooms are clean and tidy and have everything...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our property. We look forward to accommodating you again in the future!

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Hotel with a very convenient location. I'd recommend everybody to take a walk from the hotel to the Natural Bridges State Beach, you will see big waves breaking on the rocks, surfers, surf museum, and if you are lucky.. even whales. You can go and buy some gifts and lunch or dinner on the wharf which is 3 minutes Wharf...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our location; we are well situated in an area that allows you walk or bike ride from Natural Bridges, to the wharf and Boardwalk area and even to downtown. We hope to see you another time!

Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 26 September 2014

What a pleasant little piece of paradise! Very clean rooms, gracious staff and convenient location...everything one needs on a visit to Santa Cruz!!! The continental breakfast was a pleasant surprise and was delicious!

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

We are very appreciative your review of our property. We hope to see you again, should you be in our area!

Reviewed 15 September 2014

The staff has been very kind, but the annex apartment is so noisy, that sleeping was a problem. Like NOT at all!!!!!!!! Sounds are everywhere and The unit is old and feels like you are trying to sleep in the middle of a busy intersection without any walls, because it is SO noisy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The refrigerator is busted and there was...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property. I was sorry to hear that you were so dissatisfied with our annex property. We want our guests to be satisfied with their stays and we would have gladly let you check out of the room at no charge, rather than suffering through the issues. In regards to noise, did you report...

Woodland, California, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2014

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here. It is a short walk to the Boardwalk. The rooms are very nice and super clean. Great shower too. Mornings are a treat with fresh made waffles that you make yourself. This is our go to place next time we take the Grandkids to the Boardwalk.

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BeachGazer176, Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of our property. We look forward to seeing you again!

California
Reviewed 30 August 2014

I have to say staying here was really nice. If you request a upstairs room like rm#228 you can lay on your bed and see the wharf and the ocean. The staff was so nice and even helped me bring my bags,etc up the stairs to my room and when I left they helped me take it all back to...

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BeachGazer176, Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for all of your comments in regards to your stay with us. We'll look forward to seeing you, on your next trip to Santa Cruz!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Clean and comfortable. We must of had an ADA accessible rm because bathroom large w large shower. There was no vanity space was our only complaint. breakfast had the largest selection I saw and fresh. Only short walk to boardwalk and beach. No pool or spa, but it wasn't missed. Comfortable bed! We were here once before, different motel and...

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BeachGazer176, Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope that we get the chance to accommodate you again in the future.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is a quaint little hotel. The King size ocean view room is small, but has a nice view. The decor is old fashioned but in good condition and clean. The bed was comfortable, we slept well. The bathroom and shower in room 239 was very small, but I got a good shower. The room has a sliding glass door...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope that we get the chance to see you on your next visit to Santa Cruz!

Novato, California
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I stayed at Seaway Inn last year with my teen daughter's girl scout troop in their "family room", which is a two bedroom, one bath unit. Decided to stay here again last week with my family of four in the same room (they have only one room like this). The best thing about Seaway Inn is the proximity to the...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property and your continued patronage of our Inn. We do actually have that same room on the 2nd floor as well, so we have two of those particular rooms. We also have one more additional two room suite that has a king bed in one room and a queen and futon in a...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $134 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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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”
 of 5 bubbles JasonE781, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have a better view of the sea.”
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 of 5 bubbles Destinyspeaks, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay in a second floor room so you don't hear the people above you walking around”
 of 5 bubbles hemiadvisor, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for a seaview with balcony.”
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“Ask for an upstairs room, as close to the offfice as they can do.”
 of 5 bubbles Lesley19662015, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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