Hampton Inn Santa Cruz

1505 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $143.00
 

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Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by luvntravln

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Santa Cruz is funky town that is home to the University of Santa Cruz, California. It is well know for its liberal leanings, alternative community lifestyles, and is home to lots of counter-cultures and sub-cultures. Unfortunately, Jackie decided to have one of her very infrequent colds and we did not get to share several couples-massages which had …

Santa Cruzing

A travel blog entry by cmitch257

... 1 slices of pizza that were massive. We gladly tucked into them, before go heading back to the van. However on our return to the vehicle, the car would not start... Not even a noise would come from the engine, battery gone! So got out the car, and a young teenager was sitting on the back of his truck next to us. When I asked him if he has any jump leads because my battery gone, he jump in the air and shouted "that is ...

New friends and a new outlook

A travel blog entry by cmoreforlife

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... have become special to me in such a short amount of time. I stayed on the flight for the next hour next to an Asian couple who spoke little English so I slept on the dark flight back to San Fran. I arrived and hopped the BART back to the Oakland station to be picked up by Bobby. As soon as he pulled up, this girl approached me and asked if she could use my phone to call a taxi so she get home. Bob told her just to get in and he would ...

Surfer dudes!

A travel blog entry by bobby8614

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... have changed over the decades. I found a little beach with loads of cute dogs on where I watched the sea otters playing, seals barking & surfers chilling :). On the way back there was a guy just chilling watching the sunset playing the bongo drums :) in the evening I did a 5 mile run along the cliffs, amazing views& a quick time - very happy bobby! I'd found some Aussie dudes so we went to play pool & have a few beers before crashing at the ...

One week in Monterey

A travel blog entry by winterhawk

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... Dee got back just in time to loan us 3 life vests. We headed out into the bay and with just three quarters of the jib rolled out and no main sail we had a short, rolly but enjoyable sail. Everyone who wanted to drive got a hand on the wheel. We managed to find a spot for everyone in the cockpit and no one got sick.

The end.

Next stop, San Simeon. The place made famous by old Citizen Kane himself, William Randolph Hearst.
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This hotel, located on 1505 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, is near Museum of Art & History, Adventure Out, L. H. Selman Ltd. Glass Gallery, and Adventure Sports Unlimited.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Hampton Inn Santa Cruz

    Comfy Place to Stay

    from

    Clean comfortable room. The rooms are very sound proof, nice and quiet even off the the lobby as our room was. The pool is small but adequate. Breakfast had a good variety, nice and clean area to dine. I would use this hotel again.

    Clean, good service

    from

    We chose the Hampton Inn for the value of high-speed internet and complimentary breakfast. Both were great - we had a a solid ethernet connection, and the morning meals offered variety and plenty of food. I also appreciated the all-day access to coffee and tea.

    Great place, but overpriced for our stay

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    Just got back from a one-night getaway. Lobby, hallways, and our room were all nice and clean. We got downstairs for breakfast about 9:15am (breakfast is served from 6am-10am) and waited about 20 minutes for them to bring more "hot food," which was only microwaved sausage patties and egg patties and then they only brought FIVE of each. I think there were more people than that waiting for food. I don't know... I guess I was a little disappointed because I was expecting real sausages and scrambled eggs... Otherwise, they had a good selection of breakfast foods and drinks. Other hotel plus-es are the free hi-speed internet, coffee served all day, free local calls, and really great staff! Very pleasant, patient and helpful with my questions. We paid about $150 for the room and that was midweek, but also last minute so... go figure. I think something around $100 would've more appropriate for this place. Oh, and we had to park on the street (but it was nearby). Noise wasn't really a problem at night, we had a room looking onto the street/freeway. Overall, I would highly recommend this place, but not for how much we paid. And btw, this hotel is literally right on the corner (right side) as soon as you exit the freeway (17-S), don't miss it!

    A very decent stay but a little pricey

    from

    We just got back from a weekend stay at this hotel and it was, overall, a pretty good experience. The hotel is conveniently located off Highway 17 which made it easy to find but far enough from the highway that traffic noise wasn't a problem. The lobby, hallways, and room were tidy and clean and the complimentary breakfast was pretty extensive...various fruits, eggs, canadian bacon, biscuits, oatmeal, cereal, juice, coffee and there was almost always a staff person around to restock food items that were running low. The front desk clerk was very helpful in pointing out where we needed to go (Roaring Camps Railroad) and also made recommendations for lunch/dinner spots. The only two drawbacks were the pool, which was clean but VERY small-you really can't swim in it, just wade around, and the price of the hotel room which was $189.00/night plus a $12/night "convenience fee". I don't mind paying that much for a room in a nicer hotel, but for a hotel of this caliber I felt like we overpaid a bit; I would have thought $120-$140 to be more appropriate.

    Good value, nice stay

    from

    Stayed here one night in mid-July. My son and I were doing the college tours of California. Very happy with the one-night stay; front desk person was friendly and helpful; room was clean, comfortable and quiet. Location is very close to UC Santa Cruz, which made the tour easy to get to. I recommend this hotel. Our reason for staying there was different from a vacation stay, but it really fulfilled our needs.

    Great for your dollar

    from

    My family of four stayed here after spending a day at the boardwalk. The hotel desk person was great. He was very personable and recommended a great place to eat. Hindquarters in Santa Cruz. The breakfast was great - hot. My only complaint is there was not enough parking, we had to park on the street. Other than that, it was great. We would stay here again!

    A Nice Place

    from

    We had a nice suite and the place seems quite new and is being upgraded again. The staff was very nice and helpful. The only draw back is that the side of the hotel we stayed in faces busy freeway entry/exit so it got too noisy at times. On the other hand, it is a very convenient location with a 24-hour Denny's next door (great when traveling with kids). We would go back again.

    Will be back

    from

    This hotel is very nice, the staff is super friendly. Whis hotel is right off the freeway so very easy to find. The rooms are very clean. The only thing is the walls must be thin because you can hear everyone that is in the hall. When we were there, there was a basketball tournament so alot of kids running around. You could hear everything, but if it wasnt for them being there and being loud I am sure it would have been fine. I definetly recomend this Hotel and I will be staying there again.

    Super convenient!

    from

    Went to Santa Cruz for a wedding. Hotel was super clean, friendly, and in a location that easy to get on/off the highway. Even has an Ihop next door that you can walk to. Highly recommended.

    Brand new, but a bit pricey

    from

    We stayed here in August 03 and had a great stay. The hotel is brand new and an all non-smoking facility. The rooms are on the small side when they have two double beds but still comfortable and very clean.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hampton Inn Santa Cruz

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent