Motel Santa Cruz

370 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060  show map
 2 stars
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Motel Santa Cruz

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Refrigerator

Meeting facilities

Business center

Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Motel Santa Cruz is positioned 1250 meters from Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, in a beach area of Santa Cruz. The designer hotel was built in 1962 and refurbished in 2012.

The hotel is approximately 15 minutes' walk from Santa Cruz Main Beach. A 10-minute walk to the center of Santa Cruz.

Motel Santa Cruz lies within 50 minutes’ drive to Mineta San Jose International airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 62 non-smoking rooms with individual climate control, cable TV, a personal safe, a fridge and ironing facilities as well as a microwave and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms come with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The steakhouse Little Caesars Pizza is approximately 300 meters from the property.

Services

Guests at Motel Santa Cruz are offered to use free self parking, a safe deposit box and a luggage storage as well as 24-hour reception, housekeeping and newspaper service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   62.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib USD 10
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 20
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed USD 20
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Motel Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
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Hotel Address:

370 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    800 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Caffe Lucio (cuisine: Italian)
    220 m
  • Thai House (cuisine: Thai)
    220 m
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    1.0 km
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.9 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    62

Rooms and availability

Motel Santa Cruz photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Barbeque grills
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Room with 2 double beds

Motel Santa Cruz photos Room
Standard King Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Barbeque grills
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio

Motel Santa Cruz Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center700 m

Places of interest

Sport related

Shopping areas

Amusement

Museums

  • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz100 m
  • Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center600 m
  • Museum of Art and History600 m
  • McPherson Center600 m
  • First Night Santa Cruz700 m
  • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt900 m
  • Santa Cruz Museum Nat History1.2 km

Parks

  • Parks and Recreation Dept400 m
  • Santa Cruz Mission State Park1.0 km
  • Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation1.0 km

Halls

  • Pacific Cultural Ctr800 m
  • Louden Nelson Community Ctr900 m
  • Calvary Parish Hall900 m
  • Cayuga Vault1.0 km
  • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium1.0 km
  • Holy Cross Parish Hall1.2 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz800 m

Golf courses and Country clubs

Marina

  • Cowell's Beach1.3 km

Oceanfront Areas

Local attractions

  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach1.9 km
    5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz
  • UCSC Arboretum3.1 km
    1156 High Street, Santa Cruz
  • Natural Bridges State Park4.3 km
    2531 West Cliff Drive near Swanton Blvd., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum2.5 km
    West Cliff Drive at Lighthouse Point, Santa Cruz
  • Pleasure Point Beach3.6 km
    East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa Cruz

Near the hotel

  • Museum of Art & History700 m
    705 Front St., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach1.0 km
    Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz
  • Cave Train1.2 km
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Mission State Park1.4 km
    School Street, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Wharf1.0 km
    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk1.3 km
    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History1.2 km
    1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz

Restaurants nearby

  • Caffe Lucio220 m

    Address: 381 Soquel Ave
    Phone: 831-427-0164

    65% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 31 - CAD 57

  • Hindquarter Bar and Grille300 m

    Address: 303 Soquel Ave
    Phone: 831-426-7770

    71% likes this, based on 73 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 40

  • Ristorante Italiano370 m

    Address: 555 Soquel Ave
    Phone: 831-458-2321

    74% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Thai House220 m

    Address: 353 Soquel Ave
    Phone: (831) 458-3546

    52% likes this, based on 34 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Little Caesars Pizza290 m

    Address: 233 Ocean St
    Phone: 831-469-9100

    75% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 3 - CAD 28

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    62

Motel Santa Cruz Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Motel Santa Cruz

Average guest rating

3.2out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 18 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    3.2

    Nothing! It was a dump!!!

    Everything! Rate, service, cleanliness, noise!

  • Couple
    2.8

    Nothing!!!!!!

    Let me start by saying I would used Booked.net again,it was very helpful with hotels. There wasn't anthing to like about this hotel, There was no parking, it was very dirty inside, but out looked ok. I also booked for a king bed which I got a room with a full size bed.I Would stay do not stay there ever again. I would like to add that the Booked.net had a check-out time as 12noon but indeed it was 11am which I had to argue with the front desk and thank god I had the print out that said that. ( that was one of the biggest reason why I pick that hotel because we were coming to check -in late and wanted to sleep in the next morning)

  • Couple
    4.4

    I liked how centrally located it was.

    It was not the cleanest and someone opened our door early the next morning.

  • Older travelers
    3.2

    There was no closet in the room. There was no wash cloths or hand towels. No shampoo or lotion. Really mediocre place. Old marked and scuffed furniture. Door to toiler/shower didn't close due to toilet stuck out too far and blocked it.

  • Couple
    3.8

    best place to see this motel is in your rear view mirror !

  • Couple
    5.4

    Price and convenince of location.

    No towels, no coffee pot, poorly cleaned, front desk not very helpful.

  • Couple
    3.2

    The room was cheap and somewhat close to downtown.

    The grounds of the hotel were a mess, with overflowing trashcans and poor maintenance. There were people that apparently live at the motel that I would not want around my children!

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The desk clerk was exceptionally cooperative in trying to get us a quieter room off the main street.

    The area was generally noisy and a little seedy. There were 2 women right outside our room on the 3rd floor at 3:00 a.m. talking loudly. The sink in the bathroom was not clean. It had a yellow sticky substance in it.

  • Couple
    3.8

    The room was really dirty and was smelling really bad! Don't go there!!!!

  • Family with children
    3.8

    The only good thing about this hotel is the close proximity to downtown and the Boardwalk.

    The room had a foul, musty odor. When you tried to open the windows, they would fall back down closed - some of them you could cock sideways and get them to stay open. No shampoo provided. I asked the girl at the desk for some shampoo and she offered me more bars of soap to wash my hair with!? The street is noisy til 3 AM.

  • Group of friends
    3.8

    Nothing really

    I didn't like very much about it. The room had nothing to offer. Very old beds, old towels with cigarette burn marks and dark stains. The refigerator leaked all over the floor with a huge puddle of water that made it difficult to walk the room. No hair dryer and the tv had poor reception.

How to reach hotel

hotel Motel Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

370 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    800 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Caffe Lucio (cuisine: Italian)
    220 m
  • Thai House (cuisine: Thai)
    220 m
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    1.0 km
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.9 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    62