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Ocean Pacific Lodge

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The room smelled bad. Carpets were worn. The furniture was stained and beat up. The heater didn't have a grill and was full of debris/the knobs were clearly filthy. When your neighbor showers, it sounds like a jet plane landing in the building. The walls are thin. (they do provide a set of ear plugs, though). Ha. On the flip...

1Thank JaneyReviews
Bothell, Washington
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We spent one night at Ocean Pacific Lodge on a road trip. We had a room with two queen sized beds. When we walked in, there was a faint smell of paint so it seemed the room had been recently updated. The room was clean and fairly roomy. The big thing was a very large shower with two shower heads....

Thank MrLee73
Sonoma, California
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Decent decor and room not too cramped. We had two small carry-on-sized suitcases, if we'd had two full-sized suitcases, I am not sure where we would have placed them. Microwave and refrigerator were great. Good TV channels (including HBO). Room service took care of our room well. Noisy upstairs neighbors. Of the three nights we stayed there we were awake...

Thank Jenny G
Goleta, California
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Our daughter goes to UC Santa Cruz and we have been staying at the Ocean Pacific Lodge since day 1....actually before...we stayed here during the "touring" colleges and now she will graduate in March 2013. The value has been great, the location...right next to the beach but also close to downtown. In the last year they have added: new bedding,...

1Thank J F
South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Our daughter goes to school at UC Santa Cruz and for the last 4 1/2 years, we have been sampling the good and bad motel and hotels of Santa Cruz. Basically, the majority of the motels are old, tired and not maintained at all and we couldn't tell you of a good one. In addition, the families and owners actually...

2Thank Jeff S
Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 23 December 2012

I booked this hotel, because it claimed to have wireless internet, breakfast, etc.. I just needed a place to crash as I was on a quick business trip. Their website lies! There is no wireless internet! When I spoke to the front desk manager he said it was down, I asked for how long, he chuckled back "forever". He didn't...

Thank Mona504
Central Coast of CA
Reviewed 9 December 2012 via mobile

We booked this at the last minute for a rate under 75$ but I would have paid more. They said their wife was down, but it worked for us. A spacious room with two queens, fridge, and continental b'fast. Close to downtown and very short walk to West Cliff. The breakfast room is large. We stayed on the 3rd floor...

Thank Honest_from_SLO
Corte Madera, California
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Within walking distance from shops, the boardwalk and the wharf. I had what was probably the noisiest room, since I was on the corner next to the round about and for me, it wasn't as bad as other "quiet" hotels have been. Nice room and decent breakfast. Ended up as a solo trip so I ended up going for lots...

Thank ladybear_4me
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2012

This place is fab. We booked on the day and got 50% off the rack rate. Easy parking. Cheap DIY laundry facility. Decent breakfast - they have a waffle iron (not my thing but cool if you like making waffles!) and loads of syrup to go with it. Easy walk to the wharf and the boardwalk. And super efficient and...

Thank streetfighter1979
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 October 2012

my title says it all: its a good hotel if you want to spend some time with your friends or family. We came by car, had a good parking space and the rooms were ready. Only the water in the whirlpool was brownish, so not that recommendable. But since its close to the ocean (5min walk) its worth the money...

Thank Raphael B

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ocean Pacific Lodge

Address: 301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: €109 - €339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Pacific Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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“Try to get a room that does not have people on both sides! The walls are thin”
Travelinscott29120, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would go as high a level as you can. We stayed on the first level and the people above us were terribly loud!”
, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms open directlt to the pool, which is nice for families.”
818marilyns, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are equally quiet or noisy, depends on the person how they perceive it.”
Sail7seasUsa, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get on the third floor if you don't mind stairs. decent views.”
Towcritter, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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