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    Carousel Beach Inn

    110 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5520
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          Overview
          • Excellent32%
          • Very good44%
          • Average18%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 288 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Elevator out of order and the room was on the third floor. Toilet clogged from arrival to departure. Maintenance came 3 times and finally used a snake. Final time left a plunger. Sent 3 e-mails to manager requesting a comp for one night for the...More

          Thank laldydica
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We loved our stay at the Carousel Beach Inn over Memorial Day Weekend. The location was perfect for us, a family of 3 with a 9 month old. It was very convenient to be steps away from the beach and the boardwalk as we didn't...More

          Thank Ananya S
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Overall we had a wonderful visit. Everyone at Carousel Beach Inn was very helpful, and cheerful, the rooms were clean and quiet. However, all the vending machines were out of order and nothing in the office. Fortunately, there's a mini-market right next door. The only...More

          Thank Terry I
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          What this place has to offer is a great location, friendly staff and a plentiful morning continental breakfast. I have stayed there yearly for the past 10 yrs. and plan on continuing this pleasure. Clean spacious rooms & views of the bay if you want...More

          1  Thank Debbi F
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          My wife and I LOVE staying at the Carousel Beach Inn. Only one block from the boardwalk, it's perfect for couples or families who plan on spending time on the rides, in the arcades, or at the beach. The rooms are super comfy, and the...More

          Thank Michael P
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • 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$122 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #4 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
          • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
          • #5 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
          • #11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 33
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          • California >
          • Santa Cruz
          • Also Known As
          • Carousel Motel Santa Cruz ,
          • Carousel Hotel Santa Cruz ,
          • Carousel Santa Cruz
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Robert W
          One of our guest has limited mobility Does The Inn have elevators
          7 June 2017|
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          Response from crabbcin | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, it does. I also cannot do stairs.
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          ItsQueenB
          Are small dogs allowed?
          13 February 2017|
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          Response from SCBoardwalk | Property representative |
          Sorry, dogs are not allowed at the Carousel Beach Inn.
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          Jane C
          do you have parking
          18 January 2017|
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          Response from SCBoardwalk | Property representative |
          Yes! The Carousel Beach Inn has it's own private parking lot, parking is included with your stay.
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          "If you want a room with a view, be sure to choose the rooms listed with a "VIEW" option on their..."
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          "Ask for room with ocean view and not over parking lot."
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          "we had a room facing the main road of which you can see the beach."
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          "Third floor will give you limited views of the ocean."
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