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    Torch Lite Inn

    500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5124
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 95 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This is the worst hotel of our 6 week trip! What a hide charging 260 per night! Santa Cruz is over priced and over rated, by pass it! This feels like a per hour hotel, just disgusting. The furniture is old, the place isn't clean,...More

    Thank Jenny B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This hotel was one of the most terrifying experience in our life as travellers. As a family, we never experienced a room so dirty and stinky that we merely slept, bathroom and bedroom full of bugs... the breakfast is served in a room of 2...More

    Thank Querciabruna
    Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

    Booked a room for cuople of nights. When we was checking out the receipt showed more than the dubble of the price we agreed in the mail. When we was trying talk to the chef he forced us to go and threatened us that he...More

    Thank danielreiser1972
    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    I made a reservation for 2 nights on the motel's website. Later I called to cancel the first night and keep the second. When I arrived to check in, they had no record of my reservation despite the e-confirmation I showed them. Apparently they canceled...More

    Thank Carolyn S
    Reviewed 6 January 2017

    This was by far the most rundown, least cared for motel I have ever stayed. The room was filthy, including mold in the bathroom, carpet was not clean and there was one set of towels thrown in the room. There were two of us. There...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$80 - US$335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
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    • Torch Lite Motel
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    John F
    27 July 2016|
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    Response from sejw | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. the area is safe. The Hotel is typical of accommodations you will find this close to the boardwalk. My 14 yr old daughter and her three friends stayed in a room one away from mine. I didn't fear for their safety nor... More
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    "I was on the ground floor and I could hear the people above me. I would suggest asking for a room on the..."
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    "Stay away from Riverside Drive in Santa Cruz, cheap hotels charging expensive prices because people are..."
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    "Try to get a room at the end of the building to avoid the noise of people checking out early."
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