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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I stayed at Sea and Sand Inn Room 112 two nights ago. What a fantastic place! Although the fog came in, it couldn't dampen our enthusiasm for this well appointed and comfortable room. The service was first rate - we're NOT B&B types, we like to be left alone and given only what we need. They were friendly,...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love hearing the ocean? this is the place for you! Nice, clean rooms. Staff is really warm, nice continental breakfast, fresh baked cookies and popcorn in afternoon, wine and cheese early evenings. Coffee and hot tea all day long! Definitely coming back!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sea & Sand Inn near the end of Feb. The rooms are just average and the décor looked like it hadn't been updated in awhile. However, the rooms are clean and there are beautiful ocean views behind the hotel. I didn't care for the opaque bathroom doors that slid shut. I also had a hard time...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The header says it all. We had a terrific stay on one of this year's few, dry winter days. We enjoyed a comfortable walk down to the Harbor Pier for dinner. Checked out the Boardwalk. Watched the surfers from the hotel lawn area. The room was very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the included continental breakfast and late afternoon wine...

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California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could not have been more thrilled with this property! My sisters and I brought my mom here for her birthday and spent the weekend exploring Santa Cruz and the surrounding areas. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the room was large and well appointed and what can I say about the views? Amazing! Breakfast was wonderful with the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning location and view. Staff is super friendly and helpful. The building has a few years on it but overall kept very clean. Breakfast included, scones and coffee were delicious. Wifi reliable. Short walk down to pier/boardwalk. Would defiantly stay here again and recommend to friends. Parking could get tight however if completely full.

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Georgia, USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a place to use as a travel base for a few days and the Sea & Sand was perfect. Great overlook of the pier and beachfront. Nice clean comfortable rooms and very hospitable staff. After a day of travel north to San Francisco or south to Big Sur, we enjoyed returning to the Sea & Sand Inn. Definitely...

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We had booked an ocean front room with a fireplace at this hotel. When we got to our room, we were really disappointed at how different it appeared than the photos. It looked very run down. The room was also freezing cold, so we immediately tried to light the fireplace (which was more of an electrical heater on the wall)...

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SCBoardwalk, Manager at Sea & Sand Inn, responded to this review

I’m sorry that the room didn’t meet your expectations. I’m glad to hear that the staff was accommodating and other arrangements were made for you. Your reservation was for one of our cozier rooms, we do offer larger rooms. I’d be happy to show you our larger rooms if you’d like to stay with us in the future. Sincerely, Lisa...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Located on the cliff, the views and location are perfect. Nothing better than having the waves just a few feet away. They host a wine and cheese in the evenings and breakfast in the am. Recently remodeled so it is very nice and a great price depending on when you go of course. We even walked from downtown, but it...

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff. Clean ,comfortable rooms all with beautiful views. Close to everything. We loved it and would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it to anyone! We stayed in the king suite and had a private patio with our own hot tub.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ocean-front Sea & Sand Inn has always been popular with savvy out-of-towners, but a major renovation in 2009 has added a whole new “wow” factor. Three new luxury king spa rooms with ocean view balconies were added; two spacious family cottages with private hot tubs and three other spa rooms were also upgraded. All 22 rooms have a fantastic ocean front view of sparkling Monterey Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea & Sand Inn

Address: 201 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: €155 - €248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Sea And Sand Hotel Santa Cruz
Hotel Sea And Sand
Sea And Sand Inn Santa Cruz
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“Single level room with Fireplace and Jacuzzi was ideal - vaulted ceilings!”
 of 5 bubbles S8226IVmarkf, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor has bigger rooms and more privacy but no elevator so don't bring heavy luggage!”
 of 5 bubbles lbrubin, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe try higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles travelgirlSd, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It appears all the rooms offer the same spectacular view.”
 of 5 bubbles 891SteveS, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I'm not sure if they have elevators, so if you have a lot of luggage, you might go with a bottom floor.”
 of 5 bubbles TrishaM870, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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