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“Avoid at all costs!”
Review of Riverside Inn

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Riverside Inn
Ranked #53 of 54 Hotels in Santa Cruz
Reviewed 14 January 2008

The only decent thing about this motel is that it is within easy walking distance of the boardwalk. The rooms are very basic, not well maintained and I’m sad to say unclean. Do not walk around your room in bare feet as they will be black within minutes and it would be better to wait for rain rather than go in the shower!

These comments may seem harsh and although we thoroughly disappointed and disgusted with this motel at the time, it wasn’t until later on our trip, on the Universal Studios Tour in LA, we realised what a lucky escape we had. As we passed the Psycho set (on the tour) we had a strange feeling of déjà vu, we then noticed the uncanny resemblance between the Bates Motel and Riverside Inn! Thank goodness we only stayed the one night!

  • Stayed: August 2007, travelled with friends
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Address: 505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5123
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
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Ranked #53 of 54 Hotels in Santa Cruz
Number of rooms: 25

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