Property Amenities


  • Free self parking

Property services

  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Multilingual staff
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Balcony
  • Balcony or patio
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Heating
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Smoke alarms in rooms

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Complimentary coffee


  • Daily housekeeping


  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Towels provided

Media and electronics

  • LCD TV
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Cable TV service
  • Digital TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free wired high-speed Internet

Bedding and linens

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


Ocean Gate Inn

68 Reviews #52 of 56 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

Darlene R wrote a review on December 29, 2022 Santa Clara, California
Trip Type:

1 Nighy stay at affordable rate

From the outside it doesn't look like much but the rooms were upgraded and very clean and I loved that they had no carpet. Also a view of the boardwalk over the Lorenzo river. I didn't hear other...
WehrL88 wrote a review on April 25, 2022
Trip Type: Family

One of the worst hotels that I have ever stayed in.

The whole property including the rooms are filthy and in disrepair. The bedsheet had blood stains (I hope they were stains), the coffee maker didn’t work, it smelled strongly of cigarette smoke and...
Lazyshark12 wrote a review on April 21, 2022
Trip Type: Couples

Worst hotel/hostel to stay

Smelly room, rude staff and overpaying hostel. If you want to wake up to loud sounds in the middle of the night , book this adventure. I wish to give 0 or negative but can’t unfortunately. It’s...


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