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Somis, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The staff were very friendly upon check-in and the hotel was clean.I enjoyed being close to the beach and easy walk to the wharf for dinner (at Riva's - excellent!) It was loud till almost midnight because of proximity to the Boardwalk so be aware. the Continental breakfast could have used cereal and milk also for kids. beds were very...

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SCBoardwalk, Manager at Carousel Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying and thank you for taking the time to review our property. It would be very helpful to know which room you were in so that we can check out the beds. All beds have been replaced with new beds. I'm sorry if you did not realize how close we were to the Boardwalk, and I'm sorry...

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This could be a really great place! But it still needs improvement. I love how close it is to the boardwalk, the hotel has been renovated so it does not look as bad as the other hotels do. I really like the colors used in the room, they are inviting and vibrant but lack quality. The furniture is all flimsy,...

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SCBoardwalk, Manager at Carousel Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to give us your feedback. We have recently finished replacing all of our beds with new beds, so it would be helpful to know which room you were in. I am surprised and sorry that our customer service was not better, typically we rate very highly in this area. If...

Byron, California
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I love this hotel. This is our third year. It has all that we need to be comfortable. No loud guest. Very family friendly. As close to the boardwalk as you can get. Some units have small outside areas to sit. Will be back again next year!

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Ceres, can.
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The springs in my mattress were broke, most uncomfortable hotel we ever stayed at. Bathrooms in both our rooms had broken locks. Maintenance said they couldn't fix. Very uncomfortable situation. The best thing of course right across the street from the boardwalk. Not sure if we'll stay again.

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SCBoardwalk, Manager at Carousel Beach Inn, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that your stay was not up to our standards. We recently finished replacing all of our beds, so that issue should now be resolved. We have also fixed the locks on the bathroom doors. We'd like to make it up to you, so please give us a call and ask to speak to Lisa. Sincerely, Lisa...

Danville, California
Reviewed 26 June 2016

It's right across from the Boardwalk. Right. Across. If you have small kids, you know how important that is. Right. Across. Parking is with the rate and saved us $30 because the big main parking lot is $15 a day. And did I mention it was located RIGHT ACROSS from the Boardwalk?

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel is conveniently located right next to the boardwalk which is great. The rooms are clean but would benefit from coffee making facilities and an iron/ironing board. My only criticism is that we booked this hotel on line on the hotel website for 2 double beds. When we arrived they informed us that there had been an issue with...

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Turlock, California
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stayed at the Carousel Inn for one night to visit the Boardwalk. Although the location of the hotel is great because it's literally across the street from the Boardwalk, I was disappointed with the room. Both queen beds sat on old, squeaky box springs that made noise every time there was any movement in the bed. In addition, the...

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

The location was great! The Inn is located directly across from the Boardwalk carousel. It doesn't get any closer than that. It's nice to be able to go to the room anytime that you feel like it. Perfect for families. The room was clean,nicely remodeled & secure. I liked the security gate that required a room slide key to gain...

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Clovis, California
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Room was huge and decorated well. My daughter stayed in another hotel nearby and when she walked into my room said she should've stayed here! Bed was comfortable.Near beach. Nice huge patio out where you can have a drink over looking the night lights of The Beach Boardwalk. And that is why i always stay here.Service was great,front desk gal,breakfast...

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Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you are visiting Santa Cruz with kids and want to do the beach and the Boardwalk, this is the best place to stay. It's nothing fancy, but totally clean, very nice staff, and you can't beat the location. We loved having a little patio to over look the Boardwalk and take advantage of the nice weather. Once you park...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The family-friendly Carousel Beach Inn is just steps away from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the Main Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carousel Beach Inn

Address: 110 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly Carousel Motel)
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $142 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Carousel Motel Santa Cruz
Carousel Hotel Santa Cruz
Carousel Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“If you don't mind a bit of noise in the summer, ask for a view of the boardwalk”
 of 5 bubbles 537garethm, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“3 floors with elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 874deborahh, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs on North side of building is great view to beach, boardwalk, and hills.”
 of 5 bubbles familysarazen, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Alway go with the king spa rooms, ask for one that overlooks the street for the best view of the boardwalk.”
 of 5 bubbles D1134YLmichaelh, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check to see if the boardwalk is open, top floor room”
 of 5 bubbles 174jenns, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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