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The Islander Motel

Traveller (53)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (4)
522 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6602 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Cleans and Comfortable, 2 story with 22 guest rooms that include, 40" flat Screen LCD-TV Withe Remote, Free Local Calls, all rooms have phone, Free Wi-Fi. High speed Internet access in Room hairdryers. All ...More rooms with Micro fridges. Free parking, Seasonally heated pool and electronic door locks for your security. Located approximately 1 mile from the world-famous Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk. We are within walking distance to Downtown Santa Cruz, numerous nightclubs, theaters and shopping at Pacific Garden Mall. Roaring camp, Mystery Spot, The University of California Santa Cruz, the Museum of Art and History and Pasatiempo Golf Course are all nearby. We look forward to making your stay with us the Best Value in Santa Cruz. Sorry No Pets. One car per Room. Parking is limited. Deposited Required. Extra Person $15.00 Per Person No Extra Beds or Crib, Payment will take upon arrival. Check-in Time any time after 3 PM, Extra Car must be park on street. Sorry No Pets Allow. Pay At Checkin. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
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US$73 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (53)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (4)
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All reviewsroom was cleanhigher priced placesgreat mexican placea great coffee shopsmall breakfastone nightinexpensive hotelbusy streetdowntown restaurantsocean avenuecontinental breakfastwould stay here againsmall poolqueen roomcheck in was easyboard walkwithin walking distance
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is in an unlikely neighborhood that borders on the canal homeless community, but the place itself is clean and the staff are good - great reasonable place to stay with your pooch! There is a sweet park nearby, and a great alternative to the...More

Thank Stephenie H
Response from Moe s, Manager at The Islander MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry you have post your reviews on wrong place please removed as soon as you can we do not allow pets at all so i want you to removed you respond as soon as possible thank you,

Reviewed 5 August 2018

We only stayed here one night. The gentleman at the front desk was not friendly at all-later on, when we actually checked in, the woman was much nicer and more outgoing than he was. The room was small, but decent. Clean, but not many amenities-just...More

Thank binksmom92382
Response from Moe s, Manager at The Islander MotelResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your feed back

Reviewed 1 August 2018

We choose this hotel because it was close to the boardwalk and ocean, and was under $200 a night. We stayed one night to take the beach train and visit the beach. The Motel is on a very busy street with very limited parking. The...More

Thank abracabubble
Response from Moe s, Manager at The Islander MotelResponded 2 August 2018

Thanks for staying with us we appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Located on a busy street. Short car ride from downtown, beaches and the boardwalk. No coffee in the room, but there was a limited continental breakfast. Room was clean and the bathroom looked like it had recently updated.

Thank Twinoakmom
Response from Moe s, Manager at The Islander MotelResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks for staying with us we appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Room was clean and bed was soft. Room look updated, and front staff was friendly. I was a little concerned with the lock your valuables sign (we do regardless) but had no issues. I was a little sad there was no coffee maker to make...More

Thank Sandelay
Response from Moe s, Manager at The Islander MotelResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!

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Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
I think it does...but I would say call them to see if there is and reserve it
Room Tips
"All rooms seemed to be the same"
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"Ocean Avenue is a 'drag strip' on the weekends, so a bit noisy, but the hotel itself, and the..."
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"we were on the second floor (room 230) very close to the street above the office and I heard nothing after I..."
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"It seems second floor not handicap accessible. We stayed in ground floor room and were not bothered by noise..."
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