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    Torch Lite Inn

    500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5124
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    29/10/2017Check In 30/10/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (40)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    • Excellent11%
    • Very good23%
    • Average30%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible20%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Santa Cruz is my spot for almost all the weekends. I have stayed so many places around but this place is worth for $$. Nice clean rooms, great service, and good breakfast. Perfect place for going to beach and boardwalk or being lazy at the...More

    Thank Syed S
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Torch Lite InnResponded yesterday

    Hi Syed, We are happy to have hosted you for your trip to Santa Cruz, and we are so pleased to have provided you with a great, suitable place to stay. It's great to hear that you intend to stay with us again, we are...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This is the worst hotel of our 6 week trip! What a hide charging 260 per night! Santa Cruz is over priced and over rated, by pass it! This feels like a per hour hotel, just disgusting. The furniture is old, the place isn't clean,...More

    Thank Jenny B
    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    This hotel was one of the most terrifying experience in our life as travellers. As a family, we never experienced a room so dirty and stinky that we merely slept, bathroom and bedroom full of bugs... the breakfast is served in a room of 2...More

    Thank Querciabruna
    Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

    Booked a room for cuople of nights. When we was checking out the receipt showed more than the dubble of the price we agreed in the mail. When we was trying talk to the chef he forced us to go and threatened us that he...More

    Thank danielreiser1972
    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    I made a reservation for 2 nights on the motel's website. Later I called to cancel the first night and keep the second. When I arrived to check in, they had no record of my reservation despite the e-confirmation I showed them. Apparently they canceled...More

    Thank Carolyn S
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$71 - US$266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
    • Torch Lite Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Torch Lite Motel
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    Traveller (40)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (30)
    Bathroom (5)
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
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    2,894 reviews
    .57 km away
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    John F
    27 July 2016|
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    Response from sejw | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. the area is safe. The Hotel is typical of accommodations you will find this close to the boardwalk. My 14 yr old daughter and her three friends stayed in a room one away from mine. I didn't fear for their safety nor... More
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    "Rooms near the pool are my favorites, easy access to picnic tables on the first floor."
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    "I was on the ground floor and I could hear the people above me. I would suggest asking for a room on the..."
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    "I do not have any helpful tips for this hotel."
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    "Stay away from Riverside Drive in Santa Cruz, cheap hotels charging expensive prices because people are..."
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