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Best Western Seacliff Inn

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Experience the beauty of northern California's beaches and lush natural landscape from the comfort of this luxurious Aptos hotel near the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! Located just minutes from Seacliff Beach, this charming Aptos hotel offers easy access to the area's many attractions. The famed Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is just a short drive away, as is exciting whale watching, kayaking, sailing and more. Outdoor lovers delight in hiking through the majestic redwoods and other local flora at the nearby Wilder Ranch, Henry Cowell, and Nisene Marks State Parks. Go back in time on the historic Roaring Camp Railroads, sample some of California's finest wines at Santa Cruz wineries or get a glimpse of life under the sea at the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, less than an hour away.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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68Somewhat walkable
Grade: 68 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
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This is our 'go to' place when traveling the area. Starting with check in: welcoming and helpful staff and peaceful surroundings. The rooms are clean and nice. I especially like getting a room with a pool view. If you have an upstairs room, be prepared to haul your bags up the
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Response from seacliff7500, Manager at Best Western Seacliff Inn
Responded 3 days ago
Dear teatotaler916 , Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for your continued loyalty to the BW Seacliff Inn. We're always glad to provide a relaxing escape for our travelers, and we are thrilled to hear that our environment and our courteous staff were both able to make your stay an even more pleasurable one. Thanks again for your time, and we’d love to see you again soon! Warm Regards, Management
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This is the third year we've visited this location. It has a perfect location for hitting California coast tourist attraction. Nearby is Santa Cruz, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Carmel, all within short driving distances. We also like it for the excellent beach near by,
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Response from seacliff7500, Manager at Best Western Seacliff Inn
Responded 10 Sep 2018
Dear Voyage782306, It's our pleasure to have you visit with us at the Seacliff Inn. We are elated you had such a wonderful experience and thank you for taking time to write such a great review! We appreciate your kind words regarding rooms, location, restaurant, and complimentary breakfast. Comments like yours make us proud to belong to the team at the Seacliff Inn and you encourage us to keep working to maintain and improve the excellence in service. We do look forward to having you back and thank you for recommending our hotel! Best wishes, Management
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We've stayed here before without incident but this trip we heard our next door neighbors TV. We called the desk several times and finally the volume was lowered but we think they just went to bed. Management needs to do a better job of controlling noise. The buffet breakfast
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Response from seacliff7500, Manager at Best Western Seacliff Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Lysippos, Thank you for taking time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback, both positive and negative. We are very sorry to hear about your experience with us, this is something that definitely should have been resolved. We have a strict policy: "No noise after 10 pm". Unfortunately, some guests disregard this policy. If that happens the front desk clerk usually deals with that effectively. Your experience is very valuable to me and my team, and we will certainly be using it to improve our standard of excellence. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Hope to see you soon! Management
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Enjoyed our stay and appreciate the hotel's improvements. - The complimentary breakfast offers the basics, including scrabbled eggs, sausage, pancakes, yogurt and whole fruit with coffee and juices. The restaurant is also open if you choose to order from a menu. - We requested
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Response from seacliff7500, Manager at Best Western Seacliff Inn
Responded 6 days ago
Hello Kathleen, We are thrilled to hear that you had a great stay with us here at the Seacliff Inn, we simply could not ask for better feedback. It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guests and thank you for sharing your experience with others. We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back again in the near future. Warm Regards, Management
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We love seeing all the upgrades and improvements BW has made in the last year. We haven't stayed there in a while and were pleasantly surprised that the bed was as comfortable as our bed at home. This will definitely encourage us to come back.
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Response from seacliff7500, Manager at Best Western Seacliff Inn
Responded 6 days ago
Hello Penny, What a great review - thank you so much! We we’re happy to hear that we were able to live up to your expectations. We do look forward to having you back. Warm Regards, Management
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The Family Suite at the BEST WESTERN Seacliff Inn
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The Family Suite at the BEST WESTERN Seacliff Inn
Is there a room on the top floor with a nice view that is quiet?
We’ve stayed here at least once every year for more than 20 years now. The exterior side of the buildings don’t offer a lot except buildings 3&4 can offer sunset views. The interior side does however have great, peaceful and beautifully landscaped views of their grounds and pool. This is a family hotel and kids are present, but well behaved. All rooms have either a patio or balcony, which is great for morning coffee or a cool drink. You can find quiet times at the pool on most days before the kids get going. This hotel is maintained very well and they take pride in customer service. The General Manager and most staff have been there for as long as we’ve been going. They have a very nice bar and restaurant with patio dining where you can listen to the waterfall that runs into a huge koi pond with maybe a hundred fish in it. A full buffet breakfast is complimentary and satisfying. Needless to say, you won’t be disappointed when choosing this hotel!
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How far to the beach, I block 2 blocks?
It is across from beach with wood plank walking paths, if you are into that.
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It's heated year round. I stay there a lot and have never experienced a season where the pool was not heated.
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Not that close to the beach and yes the view would be parking lot. Not necessarily a romantic get away place but nice rooms (so try to be close to the pool area which is very nice and garden setting ads a nice touch also this is close to nice beach areas which are romantic. There is a lot of value at this spot and hotels in the area are either really nice and expensive or 2 star basic and still expensive.
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I was just here again a couple of days ago. All rooms look over the pool. I think the rooms near the main building will have the views of the Koi pond. The Koi pond is right behind the bar/resturant that is connected to where you check in. Call the hotel, they are friendly and are always willing to make everyones stay even better. Oh, I have only noticed that the hotel is also very quite, even over looking at the pool it really is not loud. You can walk to the beach and it is a lovely beach.
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"Each room has a patio, upstairs rooms have balconies"
"Rooms close to the restaurant loud on the weekend due to the band."
"Visit after mid-August when children are back in school."
"Avoid the 200 building which is very close to the freeway...I suspect other buildings on the other side of the property might be better."
"Corner room, building 4"
US$139 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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