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    The Islander Motel

    522 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6602
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    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    US$125
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good48%
    • Average20%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Business Centre
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 158 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I enjoyed the price of this nice place. It's not directly on the beach but quite close in a good part of Santa Cruz. My room was pretty and clean, the staff was friendly. I've been twice and plan to stay again.

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The Islander Motel is a cute, quaint hotel in the heart of Santa Cruz. This was our second year in a row staying here. Centrally located for all of the attractions of Santa Cruz. My son and I were very comfortable here. We came with...More

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    Thank dlwood2
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    . It was okay. Not the cleanest place on earth and they made me keep my dog invthe car-which i didn't i snuckher up the back way. But it wasvery stressful all the same. I was happy to leave and i did have a seizure...More

    1  Thank Tl D
    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    We will defiantly stay the next time we are in Santa Cruz. It is very clean, comfortable bed and pillows, and friendly staff. It is great walking distance to downtown and there is a great coffee shop across the street.

    1  Thank Stevie F
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    Pros: TV had nice picture free wifi worked, refrigerator cold, room fairly clean. Cons: We were placed in two rooms down a dingy hallway, rooms were very dark. We decided to go to the pool. I called to inquire about pool towels. I was told...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Green Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
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    I think it does...but I would say call them to see if there is and reserve it
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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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    "Rooms in back are quieter. Upstairs tends to get more traffic noise."
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    "For quiet away from street get upstairs in back"
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    "Choose a room towards the back. While we did not hear any noise at all, the hotel is on a very busy street."
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