We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk

    505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5123
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    US$223
    US$223
    Overview
    • Excellent11%
    • Very good36%
    • Average31%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible12%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk
    Deals (10)
    3 Sep4 Sep
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Queen Room - Non-Smoking
      US$223
      View Deal
    • 1 Queen Bed Non-Smoking
      US$223
      View Deal
    • Queen Room - Non-Smoking
      US$223
      View Deal
    View all 10 deals from US$223
    Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
    553 reviews
    #5 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Sea & Sand Inn
    455 reviews
    #1 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Dream Inn
    1,656 reviews
    #2 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff
    266 reviews
    #4 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Write a Review
    Reviews (87)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great location! Good sized bed. Huge bathroom. 5 minutes walk from the wharf and boardwalk. Free parking- we parked right outside our room! Cheapest room of our 3 week trip to California. Loads of TV channels if you want to chill for an hour. Our...More

    Thank Craig F
    Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for two nights. Only 10 mins walk from the boardwalk, so easy for the kids. Drove to shops and restaurants nearby as generally don't like to be out walking at night with the kids.Room was great size, we had two queen beds booked,...More

    Thank DawninGalway
    Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

    My boyfriend and I had a pleasant stay. This motel is great for the price and very close to the boardwalk. Motel room was clean and staff member was courteous. There was a deposit but we got every single dollar back when we checked out....More

    Thank Cara W
    Response from vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-BoardwalkResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Cara W., Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are very happy to hear that your stay with us was pleasant and met your expectations. We hope to see you again during your next stay in Santa Cruz.

    Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

    Front desk staff rude. Lobby smelled awful. Breakfast is a joke. 200$ deposit on a room that was old and worn. Not enough parking for the amount of rooms. WIFI is a joke. No guest allowed. Or they charge you. Local calls aren't free. Room...More

    Thank Michelle B
    Reviewed 4 December 2016

    The room was a little old but clean. The beds are good. The wifi can be weak sometimes. The breakfast is very basic and takes place at the reception. There are not enough seats for everybody. In the other hand the price is correct.More

    1  Thank Lews31
    Response from vpanchal, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-BoardwalkResponded 16 December 2016

    Dear Lews31, Thank you for your time in writing this review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Quality rooms for a value price is very important to us and reviews such as yours lets us know we are meeting this criteria....More

    Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
    553 reviews
    #5 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Sea & Sand Inn
    455 reviews
    #1 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Dream Inn
    1,656 reviews
    #2 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff
    266 reviews
    #4 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$71 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Cancelon, Priceline, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, TripOnline SA and Agoda so you can book your Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
    • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Americas Best Value Inn And Suites-Boardwalk
    Nearby
    Dream Inn
    1,656 reviews
    .95 km away
     
    Sea & Sand Inn
    455 reviews
    1.05 km away
     
    Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
    553 reviews
    .89 km away
     
    Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff
    266 reviews
    2.50 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Saturn Cafe
    206 reviews
    .41 km away
    Zachary's Restaurant
    205 reviews
    .50 km away
    Surfrider Cafe
    134 reviews
    .51 km away
    Betty's Noodle House
    25 reviews
    .49 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    West Cliff Drive
    1,008 reviews
    .71 km away
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
    2,813 reviews
    .57 km away
    Santa Cruz Main Beach
    217 reviews
    .76 km away
    Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
    90 reviews
    .79 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Close to the boardwalk and quality in line with the price."
    Read review
    "All rooms exit into a central courtyard/parking area, and all allow parking next to the room."
    Read review
    "Choose a double room I think those are the ones in the enclosed parking area seems much safer and quieter."
    Read review
    "135 was a great end room with two doors so you could get a cross breeze, but there is air conditioning anyway."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing