Property Amenities


  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Free self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Vending machines
  • Refrigerator

Property services

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Children allowed
  • Families welcome
  • Multilingual staff
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoke-free property

Business services

  • Business center
  • Fax services available
  • Printer

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Heating
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Shower only
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Smoke alarms in rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible

Media and electronics

  • LED TV
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Television
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free wired high-speed Internet


  • Daily housekeeping


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

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffeemaker
  • Refrigerator

Bedding and linens

  • Linens provided
  • Premium bedding


Riverside Inn & Suites Santa Cruz

125 Reviews #37 of 56 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

PAUL S wrote a review on November 14, 2022
Trip Type:

Location, Price and Cleanliness

Clean room and convenient parking directly outside of our room. We appreciated the inexpensive booking. We would certainly consider it again. The bathroom was very large! The location allowed us to...
mikedX8969VW wrote a review on July 01, 2022
Trip Type: Solo travel

Nice room, but not in the best part of town

The hotel is not in the best part of town. I immediately upgraded my room because I would have faced a busy street. The upgrade, fortunately, was only $5.50. The room was small but clean and more...
Ambassador540280 wrote a review on April 18, 2022
Trip Type: Family

Clean, friendly staff, good location, best price

Staying in Santa Cruz is not cheap anywhere but I was looking to pay as little as possible for a quick one night stay. This motel was perfect! It was a clean and well maintained room. Staff was...


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