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The Seaway Inn is a charming Santa Cruz hotel perched on a hillside overlooking the gorgeous Monterey Bay. It has all the warmth and coziness of a classic beach hotel with a full array of modern amenities. It is just a short walk to family fun at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, world-class surfing at Steamer Lane, fine dining at the Municipal Wharf, and unique shops and entertainment in bustling Downtown Santa Cruz.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
Bay View
Full view
85Good for walkers
Grade: 85 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews across the street great location dual shower waffles ocean view shared balcony free parking continental breakfast family suite would definitely stay here again rooms are clean a great place to stay beach boardwalk road trip we've stayed two queen beds great room
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the Seaway Inn! Great location, helpful staff, reasonably priced and very comfortable. We appreciated being able to have our (well behaved) dogs as well. Easy and beautiful walk to wherever we went. Thank you!

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We picked the Seaway Inn because it was a dog friendly hotel. You would never know that dogs are allowed because our room was so fresh and clean. There was no evidence of any animals ever being in the room. We stayed in room 230,...More

Thank AnnmarieKKeiramnnA
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The motel was clean, friendly and rather reasonable, during the off season and during the week. Plenty of ice available, even for ice chest.. They are dog friendly, not a lot of places for them to run, but that was OK because my son and...More

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed two nights here at the height of summer in Santa Cruz. It’s about a 15 minute walk to downtown and about the same to the wharf and boardwalk. Like all the other nearby choices this place was a bit pricey. The room was...More

Thank Dave F
Response from Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway InnResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for staying with us! For future reference, we do have additional parking available to our guests, when our lot fills up. We are sorry to hear that you had to deal with other guests who were unable to stay in one spot however,...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed here on our way down PCH. Helpful lady on reception who let us park there before check in time as we arrived super early. Comfortable bed and good continental free breakfast included. Great location for the pier and Boardwalk.

Thank Claire H
Response from Stephanie V, General Manager at Seaway InnResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are so happy to hear that you were comfortable and enjoyed our extended continental breakfast! We hope you stay with us again, should you be back in Santa Cruz in the future.

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17 February 2017|
Response from Stephanie V | Property representative |
We currently have what we call our King/Queen Combo room. This room has a king bed in the front room and a queen bed and futon in the rear room but no common area. The rate for the next 3 nights would be $199/night, plus... More
5 November 2016|
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Response from Stephanie V | Property representative |
Yes, we have WI FI.
Michelle P
12 May 2016|
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Response from Stephanie V | Property representative |
We do actually have rooms that have direct views of the ocean, we have 3 different room types that you should keep in mind, if you are looking for an ocean view, as we are across the street from the ocean. King ocean view... More
Room Tips
"room 230, top floor all the way on the end was big for 3 people and dog, and had a nice view"
4 Oct 2018
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"Back corner rooms are quieter but feel a little claustrophobic"
29 Aug 2018
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"Ocean view is the best. there is patio furniture and people do tent to hang out on the patio, this could be..."
23 Aug 2018
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"Get a second floor room"
20 Aug 2018
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US$101 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSanta Cruz
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