Property Amenities

Property services

  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Express check-out
  • Multilingual staff
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoke-free property

Business services

  • Business center

Food and drink

  • Vending machines


  • Free self parking

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Heating
  • Shower only
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Furnished patio
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Smoke alarms in rooms

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen island
  • Kitchen linens
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Coffeemaker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dinnerware
  • Dishes and utensils for kids
  • Dishware and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Media and electronics

  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • LCD TV
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Television
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet


  • Towels provided
  • Free toiletries
  • Toilet

Bedding and linens

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Linens provided
  • Premium bedding


Hitching Post Studios Inn

116 Reviews #37 of 56 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

Tammy347 wrote a review on November 28, 2022 Kinnelon, New Jersey
Trip Type: Solo travel

Do Not Stay Here, Much better choices for same price in area

I booked this hotel while I was on the road traveling up the coast to Santa Cruz. I checked into this hotel at 7pm, when I got to the room, I had to get some work done and send a few emails. It was...
stolaf91 wrote a review on August 08, 2022
Trip Type: Family

Great Place Close to the North Rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

My family was doing vacation on a limited budget and the Hitching Post fit the bill. Sheri, the owner, was an excellent hostess. The room was one of the cleanest hotel rooms ever. My son struggles...
thisgirlsandra wrote a review on December 22, 2021 Roseville, California
Trip Type: Couples

Great place for the price

Spacious rooms with a giant kitchen and eating area separated with a door. Reminds me of an apartment from my younger days. I travel for business a lot and am spoiled from nice hotels so it's a dicey...


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