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Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

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Bella Notte sets a new standard for Inns in the Santa Cruz area. Completed in December 2007, Bella Notte features ten spacious and well appointed rooms. We offer eight king rooms and two double queen rooms. Three superior king rooms also feature a fireplace and walk-in closet. All rooms feature imported marble bathrooms and heated bathroom floors. Bella Notte also provides free in room Wifi and cable TV with premium channels as well as free parking and complimentary hot breakfast. Bella Notte is located in Santa Cruz's Live Oaks neighbourhood, just two blocks from Twin Lakes Beach and close to several great local restaurants. The Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor is a short walk away and the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, lively downtown Santa Cruz and the popular seaside village of Capitola are all just a few minutes drive.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 67 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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I chose this hotel because it was close to an event that I was attending. I had no idea it would be so nice. The price was reasonable so I wasn't expecting much. The gentlemen that checked us in was very pleasant and friendly and when he said I was eligible for a free upgrade to
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We have stayed here twice, and really enjoyed our stays. The location is very convenient-close to the harbor and several great beaches. Easy drive to downtown and Capitola. Unusually good breakfast. Very pleasant owner and staff. Good wi-fi.
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The last time we visited the Santa Cruz area (in June) we had reservations in Boulder Creek. That rental was such a nightmare that we didn’t even stay one night. We had a completely different experience in October at Bella Notte. PROS 1. Except for loads of flowers in
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Bella Notte is a good choice for a safe stop in Santa Cruz. It is by Twin Lakes, walkable to the beach. Busy street but rooms are well insulated. Some good restaurants close by including one of my favorites, Lago de Como. Also Johnny's on the harbor and if you must get some
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Quick weekend getaway from the Bay Area - stayed one night in Room 10 at Bella Notte. Excellent experience - room was lovely, large and clean. Had read reviews about noise from the street outside (it's a busy street, I guess) - but we had no issue at all. Staff was enormously
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I was in the largest room upstairs and yes there was a DVD player in the room. I think you can even check out movies in the office but no doubt there’s probably a redbox close by for rentals. You will love this little place. I stayed in #10. Big room with kitchenette. They also have premium movie channels. You won’t be sorry if you stay here. I’m originally from the area and it’s a better place to be than down near or on the boardwalk.
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Bella Notte is located approx a 10 minute drive from the Museum of Art and History.
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This place is pretty quiet so I would worry too much about noise from other rooms. The rooms are well designed, radiant heat bathroom floors. We loved our stay!
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"the king suite was fabulous"
"No elevator to the second floor."
"We heard ahead of time that downstairs rooms experience a lot of noise from upstairs rooms - we stayed upstairs"
"There is no elevator. So if stairs are a challenge carrying your own luggage, request a first story room."
"Hotel is on a main road. There is foot access to a nice beach. No elevator for those on the second floor."
US$144 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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