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4.0 out of 5

"Great hotel, cute comfy rooms, easy walk across the river to downtown. " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 15 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

Hotel near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz

Close to the boardwalk

Your stay at this Westside Santa Cruz hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Outdoor pool

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Free self parking and a safe deposit box are also offered on site.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 49 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include coffee/tea makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$76* Per night/room Oct 20 - Oct 21

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Accessible Annex King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

One King Bed (King Room Annex)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Continental Inn ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Continental Inn

Everyone (11) Couples (1) Family (1)
5 out of 5
I like that it is close to the Boardwalk, but far enough that you don't deal with alot of noise.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019

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Jul 29, 2019 by JAY

THANK YOU FOR THE FEEDBACK WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS . BEST REGARDS , JAY

5 out of 5
Nice rooms, good location, plenty of parking, only a mile from boardwalk

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019

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Jul 2, 2019 by Jay

Dear Valued Guest , Thank you for the great review . WE appreciate your business and hope to see you again very soon . Best regards , Jay

3 out of 5

Posted by on May 3, 2019

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May 4, 2019 by Jay

Thank you very much for this great review . We are happy to know you liked staying at the Continental Inn . Hope to see you return very soon . Best regards , Jay .

3 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 6, 2019

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Apr 6, 2019 by Jay

Thank you very much for your review . We appreciate your business. Best regards , Jay

5 out of 5
Quick and easy check in. Very friendly employees. Room was very clean and cute.

Posted by , from Auburn, CA on Mar 22, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 22, 2019 by Jay Desai

Dear Charde, Thank you for choosing Continental Inn and taking the time to leave our hotel a review! We are happy you liked our quick check-in process, our friendly staff and clean rooms! We at the Continental Inn strive ourselves towards excellent service and comfort! We greatly appreciate your exceptional review and hope to see you soon! Thank you and best regards! Jay

4 out of 5
Jordan at the front desk was great! We brought our puppy along with us and she made sure we were all set for our stay. The annex area almost always had non-guests lingering in the covered parking spaces at all hours of the day which made me not want to go outside alone. Other than that, we definitely enjoyed our stay.

Posted by , from South Lake Tahoe on Oct 21, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 27, 2018 by Sam

Dear Savannah, Our hotel staff is pleased to hear your compliments about our hard working front desk staff! They work very hard, so we appreciate this feedback. I am so sorry that you did not feel comfortable being in the annex area at all hours of the day. Some of our guests use that area to smoke, so that they are away from the rooms. We also have plenty of security cameras around the property, and the front desk staff monitors them closely. However, the night shift constantly makes rounds around the entire hotel, every single space to make sure our guests are safe as well as their cars.Your safety and comfort is our #1 priority. We hope with this explanation that you are comfortable at our hotel, or you can request a room on the opposite side of the road. Our front desk staff is always 1 "0" away to help you with anything you may need. Best Regards, Sam Durrani

4 out of 5
Got to our room and the main lamp had the shade broken. We notified the front desk and they had it fixed right away. Overall a good place to stay, centrally located, and reasonably priced.

Posted by , from California on Oct 1, 2018

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Oct 6, 2018 by Sam

Dear J, Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it very much so we can use it to improve our guests' stay. We are happy to assist or fix any situation at the hotel, and we are glad that our front desk team was able to help you so quickly! Our location is prime for visiting both the beach as well as the boardwalk, so we hope that you will come back to enjoy Santa Cruz. Best regards, Sam Durrani

5 out of 5
Pros: Style of decor and good coffee in the room.
Great hotel, cute comfy rooms, easy walk across the river to downtown.

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 16, 2018 by Sam Durrani

Dear Valued Customer: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5 stars review of your recent stay with us at Continental Inn, Santa Cruz. We truly appreciate customer's feedback and use this information to improve upon our service. I am very glad to hear that you are enjoying your stay. Our goal to provide all our guests to comfortable lodging so they can enjoy their stay with us We do look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Wishes, Sam Durrani

1 out of 5

Unsafe

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Security gate, proper lighting and security guard!
Location: Awful
Note at this location we observed several homeless people taking residence on the property, one drug injection, a drunk man just missed walking into our car ( bottle still in hand) and two "druged up giddy ladies of the evening" who we more than happy to stay!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017

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4 out of 5

Nice place- clean and friendly staff

Nice hotel- pet friendly- clean- gracious staff. We go to Capitola and Aptos- this hotel is close to freeway just as you enter Santa Cruz off of 17. Short drive to the beaches we go to south of Santa Cruz. For crashing- just to rest - fine- market and a few restaurants short walk- and there is always the 7-11 across the street

Posted by , from Modesto on Jun 14, 2017

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Property Features

Continental Inn offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Continental Inn also features a safe deposit box at the front desk and an elevator. Self parking is free. This Santa Cruz hotel is smoke free.

  • 49 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1977
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) (55.3 km / 34.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Continental Inn offers 49 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Satellite television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after regular check-in hours must contact the property in advance to arrange late check-in. Guests can contact the property using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests arriving after 11:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20 per day.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 30 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property's policy is that pets may not be left unattended in guestrooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 250.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: USD 25 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 25 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Continental Inn Santa Cruz
  • Continental Santa Cruz
  • Continental Inn
  • Continental Inn Hotel
  • Continental Inn Santa Cruz
  • Continental Inn Hotel Santa Cruz

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Continental Inn.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.