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    Carousel Beach Inn

    110 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5520
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    22/9/2017 23/9/2017
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    Room & Suite (33)
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good44%
    • Average18%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair Access
    Private Balcony
    Pool
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Dream Inn
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    #2 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
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    607 reviews
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    Reviews (303)
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    21 - 25 of 293 reviews

    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    Loved this place! Super clean and very well managed. Word of caution...on a weekend, super crazy and right in the heart of all the boardwalk action. Bonus...their own parking lot and it's free! Most hotels charge an extra fee for parking. It's security patrolled at...More

    Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

    My girlfriend and I generally come to Santa Cruz ever other weekend to Mtn Bike and were thrilled when we found this gem. The staff is excellent, the rooms are always perfect and you can't beat the location.

    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    PERFECT AS THE LAST 100 or so times we have stayed there, Clean rooms, Polite wonderful Friendly staff, Nothing more you could ask for. Great resurants in walking distances, Plus The Warm sand & great Pacific ocean just about 100 yards away, HIGHLY recomend. Mark...More

    Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

    This place was AWESOME. The staff was friendly and helpful and on top of things. We ran out of tp and they brought it right away to our room. The homemade muffins were delicious. They had ice water and some sort of OJ or ice...More

    Reviewed 2 May 2017

    Location was good. We enjoyed just relaxing on the balcony and watching the sun set and all the people scurrying around. Room was typical hotel, nothing too incredible. Good little hotel though. We will stay there again. Wi-Fi could use some help though. The signal...More

    Dream Inn
    1,575 reviews
    #2 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Beach Street Inn and Suites
    607 reviews
    #3 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Sea & Sand Inn
    446 reviews
    #1 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Casablanca Inn on the Beach
    516 reviews
    #22 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$121 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • #4 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • Location
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    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
    • Carousel Motel Santa Cruz ,
    • Carousel Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Carousel Santa Cruz
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    Traveller (66)
    Room & Suite (33)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (44)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    dobygang
    13 July 2017
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    Response from yolandaw616 | Reviewed this property
    We stayed in the room with two queen beds instead and it had plenty of room for two parents and two kids. I don't recall roll away beds being offered.
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    Robert W
    6 June 2017
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    Response from SOFTWARECONSULTANT | Reviewed this property
    yes. maybe ask if they have alt rooms. i was on the third floor
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    ItsQueenB
    13 February 2017
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    Response from SCBoardwalk | Property representative
    Sorry, dogs are not allowed at the Carousel Beach Inn.
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms with balconies facing the street are best for the boardwalk ambiance!"
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    "If you want a room with a view, be sure to choose the rooms listed with a "VIEW" option on their..."
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    "Ask for room with ocean view and not over parking lot."
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    "we had a room facing the main road of which you can see the beach."
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