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Ocean Pacific Lodge
Ranked #25 of 54 Hotels in Santa Cruz
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two nights. The beds were comfortable and the room, although "worn," was clean. We had a room overlooking the street and it did get a little noisy with people passing by. You could not hear anything from adjoining rooms because this hotel is made out of cement. It is within walking distance of the pier (restaurants) and boardwalk (amusement area.) There is a small pool. They serve an adequate typical motel continental breakfast in a clean large room. Overall a positive experience for my husband and I.

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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

We drove down from Washington with our two dogs and wanted a hotel close to the beach that didn't break our wallets. We took a chance on this hotel and were pleasantly surprised.

The room was HUGE, the bed was comfortable (King), the shower was also HUGE, and the ambiance was nice. There were only two downsides. The room was literally right across from the pool entrance and there was $30 per dog, per night fee! We take our dogs everywhere with us so I'm used to paying a pet fee..... but that is TOO much. My dogs create less mess than most kids.

We decided to stay in Santa Cruz two more days before heading back home and found another hotel (Seaway Inn) that worked much better for us.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

A great place to get a night's sleep. Staff very nice, rooms clean, yes, even the bathroom. The bathroom and carpet has been recently updated so felt good walking barefoot. A short walk to the beach and a short drive to downtown. I'd stay agin for sure

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1  Thank Drbrandy
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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Quite costly for what is on offer and had to pay extra for bike hire at the Lodge, when at previous Hotels bikes are free to use. Noisy fridge, although staff provided ear plugs. Breakfast was ok, some fruit as an option would have been nice. Room was clean. Staff seemed quite strict.

Stayed: August 2014
1  Thank Selly_j
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

Ocean Pacific was our first stop after a long airplane drive. Stephanie kindly checked us in and started our vacation off on the right food. She sent us off on the West Cliff Walk/Drive (we walked) which gave us a view of the ocean and allowed us to stretch our legs. Beautiful in the evening and in the morning. She recommended "515" as a place to go and it fit in with the old Hollywood/Beachy theme, like the hotel. An easy walk along the Cliff, and a quick walk to the Boardwalk where things were happening! We're more the quiet Cliff type people, but the perfect location of the Ocean Pacific Lodge made everything you'd want to do in Santa Cruz a short walk away. Also, a Trader Joe's is very nearby in case you need to stock up on some groceries, which we needed to do before our trip to Yosemite.

The rooms were clean and again, beachy. Simple, fresh, and ready, even early.

We went to the Seabright Cafe for breakfast before we left the next morning. A great place, open early, but remember it doesn't take credit cards.

The staff was friendly, offering great meal suggestions for a quick but scenic overnight stay in Santa Cruz!

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

Found this on a travel website and wasn't sure what to expect. But wow! This is more than a hotel, its more of a boutique type hotel inside the rooms. The rooms were beautiful and clean! The beds were incredibly comfy with super soft sheets! We walked a few blocks to the pier. We loved this place! I wanted to return this summer but the rates were pretty high. So we'll keep looking for another great rate since we would love to return.

Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

The date to this review is wrong. We haven't stayed here in awhile but anytime my husband and I visit SC we always stay here. We found this hotel while we were dating and it's been a memory to us lol. We love the jetted tub in the room, the rooms clean, it's not far from downtown and the boardwalk. Also the people who work there are very nice.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ocean Pacific Lodge

Address: 301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #25 of 54 Hotels in Santa Cruz
Price Range: £69 - £232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Pacific Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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