Property Amenities

Property services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Children allowed
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Pets allowed
  • Pets allowed with a fee
  • Smoke-free property


  • Free self parking
  • Parking onsite

Food and drink

  • Vending machines

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Heating
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Smoke alarms in rooms

Media and electronics

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Television


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free newspaper


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

Bedding and linens

  • Linens provided
  • Premium bedding


Motel Santa Cruz

77 Reviews #58 of 58 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

SJsharks111410 wrote a review on July 21, 2023 Paradise, California
Trip Type: Family

Yikes! Avoid.

I’m starting off this review by saying I never actually stayed the night. Upon checking in I felt a vibe that left me feeling unsettled. Homeless walking thru the parking lot. Everything felt dirty...
carebear63007 wrote a review on January 16, 2022 Placerville, California
Trip Type: Family

Don’t do it!!

I was planning a Santa Cruz trip during a marathon in August 2022 and knew prices were going to be high. I chose the Motel Santa Cruz because of the price and walking distance, although it was a 25...
santeria720 wrote a review on June 20, 2021
Trip Type: Couples

Don't do it, REALLY don't do it!

This place is NASTY!!! 1. Front desk=meth heads 2. Many, many, many meth heads (or pick a hard drug) hanging out in parking lot/around hotel rooms. There was one lady having a very loud argument WITH...


Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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