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Oakdale, California
Reviewed 20 October 2014

When we go back to Santa Cruz, I will definitely ok here gain. The rooms were clean, comfortable, staff was friendly, and helpful. The little café they have for the breakfast, and afternoon/evening snacks were GREAT! Perfect location for walks to wharf, boardwalk, or the walk along West Cliff Dr. Book with these guys, and you are well taken care...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves while staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again!

Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2014

This is a small motel on the hill overlooking Santa Cruz, very easy to find, easy to park, very good location. Good size clean room, we had one on the first floor with chairs outside overlooking the sea. Very relaxing. The staff were extremely helpful. Breakfast was provided and offered all the usual for a small motel.

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the location and look forward to getting the chance to accommodate you again, should you be in Santa Cruz in the future.

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Just across from the beach, very friendly staff, basic American breakfast (we had been to Germany prior where breakfasts are excellent!). Close to amenities. Rooms were of good size, very 'homely' and clean. Good views from balcony. Price was very reasonable

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property! We hope to see you again, should you be in the area.

Marina, California
Reviewed 13 October 2014

The room was very nice. Loved the big shower and the best part of it all was the beautiful view of the ocean. The lobby was very clean lot of choices to eat. Liked the fact that they were open 24 hours. Met very nice people from all over while eating.

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all of the little conveniences that our property has to offer and look forward to accommodating you again.

Palo Alto
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I was treated very rudely by the night manager at this hotel. I believe her name is April. It's a real pity. the room was nice, although I'm not really sure it was worth $140, as this is just a motel style place but it was clean and nicely decorated, and convenient for the wedding we were attending across the...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The situation described here is definitely not a normal occurrence of our property. I have reached out to this guest privately to personally apologize for the experience that was described. I have also spoken with my desk staff in regards to proper protocol, should a situation like this arise in the future.

S E England
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We stayed in the ground floor King/Queen combo suite. It's located at the opposite end of the property from the office. The window in the main room looks straight onto a parking space so don't expect a view of anything but a car! The suite has one bathroom off a small entrance hall with a desk and chair. The bedrooms...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our King/Queen room! I am sorry to hear that you encountered an issue with the TV signal, but am happy to hear that we were able to take care of the issue for you. We hope to see you again, should you be passing through in the future.

Morro Bay, California, United States
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Amazing value for the money! We could walk to the beach in five minutes. The hotels overlooking the ocean right across the street where two or three hundred more for our family of 5. The shower in the family suite has two heads. just awesome!

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our location, and the shower. ;) We hope to see you and your family again, should you be in Santa Cruz in the future.

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night on our way to San Fran and what a delight we found! I was expecting a 'get what you pay for motel' but this was quite the opposite! We got a free room upgrade on arrival, the staff are very friendly and the rooms are clean and tidy and have everything...

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Thank you for reviewing our property. We look forward to accommodating you again in the future!

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Hotel with a very convenient location. I'd recommend everybody to take a walk from the hotel to the Natural Bridges State Beach, you will see big waves breaking on the rocks, surfers, surf museum, and if you are lucky.. even whales. You can go and buy some gifts and lunch or dinner on the wharf which is 3 minutes Wharf...

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our location; we are well situated in an area that allows you walk or bike ride from Natural Bridges, to the wharf and Boardwalk area and even to downtown. We hope to see you another time!

Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 25 September 2014

What a pleasant little piece of paradise! Very clean rooms, gracious staff and convenient location...everything one needs on a visit to Santa Cruz!!! The continental breakfast was a pleasant surprise and was delicious!

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We are very appreciative your review of our property. We hope to see you again, should you be in our area!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seaway Inn is a charming Santa Cruz hotel perched on a hillside overlooking the gorgeous Monterey Bay. It has all the warmth and coziness of a classic beach hotel with a full array of modern amenities. It is just a short walk to family fun at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, world-class surfing at Steamer Lane, fine dining at the Municipal Wharf, and unique shops and entertainment in bustling Downtown Santa Cruz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaway Inn

Address: 176 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5440
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: €122 - €258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Not sure if the first floor is accessible by lift, so if you are not too mobile get a ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles JasonE781, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have a better view of the sea.”
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 of 5 bubbles Destinyspeaks, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay in a second floor room so you don't hear the people above you walking around”
 of 5 bubbles hemiadvisor, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for a seaview with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Offthetouristtrack, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room, as close to the offfice as they can do.”
 of 5 bubbles Lesley19662015, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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