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Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

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Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We stayed here in for two nights and just loved this place the breakfast was great and it is off the beaten path but still close to places to visit. The rooms are clean and very comfortable bed. This place has a nice feel to it almost like you are in your own master bedroom at home. We just loved...

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Deadgrassdog, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll come visit us again if your travels bring you back to Santa Cruz. Regards, Bella Notte Staff & Management.

Redding, California
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here & it doesn't disappoint. Love the rooms, they are clean & comfortable. The staff is helpful, friendly & courteous. Since we were here this time in the summer months there was a hot breakfast, and they still had the strawberry cookies (the BEST).

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear RetiredLady46, thank you for being a valued repeat guest at Bella Notte. We cannot think of a higher endorsement than you choosing to spend your time in Santa Cruz at Bella Notte. We are happy to hear your liked your room and our staff was helpful. While we'd like to take all the credit for the breakfast and pastries...

Provo, Utah
Reviewed 8 July 2015

My husband and I stayed at Bella Notte for three nights of our Santa Cruz honeymoon. We found the staff to be very helpful and accommodating, and loved the room we stayed in. All around, very cute, romantic place! A little off the beaten path, but we actually really liked that.

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Elise, Congratulations on your recent marriage. Thank you for choosing to stay at Bella Notte during your honeymoon. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your room and our staff was helpful. As you mention Bella Notte is located in the quiet neighborhood of Live Oaks (just south of the Santa Cruz yacht harbor). While we are two blocks from...

Southern California
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This property is a little more expensive, but felt lucky a room was still available for a holiday night. Stayed in Room 10. Spacious with nice furnishings. Husband loved the heated floor in the bathroom. We both thought breakfast was better than expected with delicious eggs, potatoes, meat, scones and more. I agree with earlier comments about the breakfast spot...

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Two by Two, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and writing a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. To our knowledge we are one of very few hotels/motels/inn to have heated bathroom floors. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our hot breakfast and apologize that our breakfast area is small. We serve breakfast...

Los Banos, California
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Overall, this Inn is in a central location to just about everything in Santa Cruz. Very clean, very good morning breakfast with fresh scones, and staff good professional, friendly and helpful. They also have a shuttle to Shadowbrook Restaurant in Capitola, in case you have some wine with dinner and don't have a designated driver.

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Livoni, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. While Bella Notte does not have a car service (being just a small ten room inn) we are very fortunate one of the best local restaurants in Santa Cruz/Capitola~ Shadowbrook does. We recommend all...

Fillmore, California
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stayed in Room #2 which was in the back corner. Made it quiet at night. We had the window open and could not hear the traffic. The only annoyance was a small child that was staying upstairs above us. Sounded like he was moving furniture until 10pm at night and would start up again at 7am. The light in...

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear JoeyDog, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and taking the time to write a review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We're sorry however to hear about the noise issue with a small child upstairs from your room. We do limit occupancy of all upstairs rooms to two people maximum and do not allow rollaway beds...

Macomb, Michigan
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Stayed one night in Santa Cruz and was glad I chose this place. The bed was very comfortable. The room was exceptionally clean and quiet with nice amenities. Floor tiles in the bathroom were heated which added to the high end feel of this place. Staff were very friendly and helpful with tips about places to see and do in...

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sacramento
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Fabulous stay. First rate service! Clean, nice furnishings, great customer service. We will be back. Definitely a top notch hotel. Lovely breakfast each morning with first class items, good coffee. Quiet and comfortable.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We traveled here to attend a wedding in Aptos. We hiked the roads to get to the Santa Cruz pier in the early hours before breakfast. The hotel is 2 blocks from a very nice beach and half of a mile from the Crows Nest restaurant at the mouth of the Santa Cruz harbor. The breakfast was similar to other...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 June 2015

The property was definitely a step above the others in this Santa Cruz beach town! We were surprised how much we liked it. It looks so ordinary from the busy street, but our room was great. My guess is that they all are. Only ten to choose from. We tried out Room 10. 2nd level. No elevator. It's a bit...

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“All rooms face the road, we had room 5 which was great!”
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“rooms on the lower floor in the corner are very quiet”
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