Property Amenities


  • Free self parking

Property services

  • Smoke-free property
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Children allowed
  • Families welcome
  • Pets not allowed


  • Walk to shops and restaurants

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Individually decorated
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Heating
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Balcony
  • Balcony or patio
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Smoke alarms in rooms

Media and electronics

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

Bedding and linens

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Linens provided
  • Premium bedding


  • Daily housekeeping


  • Towels provided
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet

Food and drink

  • Coffeemaker


The Babbling Brook Inn

446 Reviews #2 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

Alex B wrote a review on June 13, 2023 Los Angeles, California
Trip Type:

Stay Anywhere Else

I dont usually write reviews, but in this instance I feel it is necessary. Clearly something has happened in the last couple of years, possibly a change in ownership during COVID, as this beautiful...
Christopher M wrote a review on April 16, 2023 Lake Tahoe (California), California
Trip Type:

Glory Days Behind You

It’s easy to see how this place might have had real charm once upon a time. The Babbling Brook does indeed have a brook, and it is pleasant to hear, and the surrounding greenery is also...
LisaMcN wrote a review on December 15, 2022 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Trip Type: Family

Unwelcoming, tired place

We stayed here for a long weekend. We arrived late at night, and it was cold and rainy. The room was freezing and damp. As others have said, no one was around to check us in (contactless check-in...


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