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

205 Reviews #25 of 58 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

TulaKitty wrote a review on November 26, 2023 Santa Rosa, California
Trip Type: Couples

Great Location

We stayed her for one night to visit a family member in the area. The Rio Vista Inn was very close to the beach; we just parked and started walking. We were at the Boardwalk in 5 minutes, so it is...
shellymars wrote a review on September 27, 2023 Redondo Beach, California
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very updated

Very beautiful rooms completely new and updated. Comfortable bed and great water pressure. Very nice host who showed me around and made sure I knew how to get in after hours. Coffee, water, and...
G3156OIchristinat wrote a review on September 27, 2023
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Beautiful and romantic place to stay

Quaint cottage with a modern twist. Beautiful place to stay. Be careful not to book the third floor if you are out of shape or have a lot of luggage, no elevator haha. Had shamp, cond, lotion, no soap


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