Property Amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Free breakfast
  • Refrigerator

Property services

  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Children allowed
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible


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


  • Outdoor furniture

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace
  • Shower only
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Balcony or patio
  • Furnished patio
  • Heating
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Patio
  • Smoke alarms in rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker

Media and electronics

  • Free WiFi
  • LED TV
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • LCD TV
  • iPod docking station
  • Cable TV service
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Television
  • Flat-panel TV


  • Daily housekeeping


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


Rio Vista Inn & Suites

202 Reviews #26 of 57 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

Louisa S wrote a review on July 26, 2023 Norfolk, United Kingdom
Trip Type: Couples

Really superb and unexpected jewel in Santa Cruz’s crown!

The hotel itself is a beautifully restored Victorian building and has literally every thing thought of, from light airy rooms, with beautiful en suite bathrooms, to complimentary soft drinks and...
Benjotan wrote a review on July 17, 2023 California
Trip Type: Couples

Excellent experience

My gf and I stayed here for 3 nights to attend a wedding. We stayed at suite #5. Check in process was quick and easy. Shout out to Sienna at the front desk. She explained the rules clearly and even...
Eric C wrote a review on July 01, 2023 Tracy, California
Trip Type: Couples

Nice for a couple,

Stayed a night on 2nd floor Room 7. Cute, clean, cozy accommodation. Could use a bit more counter space for when ladies wanna get ready and get made up, but overall nice stay. Quick walk to the...


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