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    Torch Lite Inn

    500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5124
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent10%
    • Very good24%
    • Average32%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible18%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Wheelchair access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

    I paid over $200 to have one of the worst nights sleep while on vacation. First, the walls are paper thin. We could literally make out what was on the tv next door. The kids were running up and down the stairs we were located...More

    Thank Kellymse
    Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

    Its a remodeled hotel. Looks a little better then the pictures. Good point. No elevator, just to mention because I would have like to know that. Towels are really thin, kinda hard lol. None the less its close the the board walk. Great customer service....More

    Thank Diamond F
    Reviewed 17 August 2014

    Reception area uninviting and messy. Room was clean but a lot of deferred maintenance evident with loose electrical plug, deteriorating caulking, loose shower head and yard lights either out or flickering.

    Thank Fred J
    Reviewed 8 August 2014

    The manager is as others have noted, rude and threatening. I was traveling with my partner from New Zealand and had a multi currency travel card that is not in my name. When he noted that my name was not on the card he threatened...More

    Thank Nick V
    Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

    We stayed here one night and were happy with our stay. Good location, rooms are spacious and very good value. Breakfast the following morning was basic but satisfactory. Overall would recommend. There is a pool here also and never seemed overly crowded. Free parking is...More

    Thank sandgpierce
    Hotel Solares
    666 reviews
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$120 - US$371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    Response from sejw | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. the area is safe. The Hotel is typical of accommodations you will find this close to the boardwalk. My 14 yr old daughter and her three friends stayed in a room one away from mine. I didn't fear for their safety nor... More
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    "I was on the ground floor and I could hear the people above me. I would suggest asking for a room on the..."
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    "I do not have any helpful tips for this hotel."
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    "Stay away from Riverside Drive in Santa Cruz, cheap hotels charging expensive prices because people are..."
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    "Try to get a room at the end of the building to avoid the noise of people checking out early."
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