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Ocean Gate Inn

111 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property Near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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11/29/2021 - 11/30/2021
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Verified Reviews of Ocean Gate Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Cockroaches too noisy."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Net will not go back again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Apr-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 16 to Sat Apr 17 2021 at a $150.99 average nightly rate.
"Creaky elevator nice ADA shower Helpful front desk."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
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(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Oct 29 to Fri Oct 30 2020 at a $76.99 average nightly rate.

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68
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Summary of 426 verified reviews

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Rated 68/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Easily accessible by car and close to the beach. Vibe is not too good. Beautiful beach."

Beach

96/100
26 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

86/100
74 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach." Easy car access but inadequate parking.

Service

71/100
59 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service."

Room

52/100
136 reviews

"Average rooms, poorly cleaned and maintained." Out-dated rooms with unsightly furniture, poorly cleaned bathrooms and substandard beds. Large rooms, with good TV's, and great balconies with nice views. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

26/100
29 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

25/100
82 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

17/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Rated 55/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Wonderful beach. Location is great."

Beach

95/100
5 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

84/100
14 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Service

69/100
6 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

42/100
22 reviews

"Older, poorly cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms. Great view."

Cleanliness

22/100
15 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Vibe

16/100
7 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from families.

"Nice balcony. Friendly service."

Beach

95/100
10 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

85/100
21 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Service

70/100
13 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

49/100
35 reviews

"Poorly cleaned and maintained rooms with poor beds and bathrooms." Large rooms with beautiful balconies and charming views.

Amenities

27/100
13 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Vibe

25/100
8 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

22/100
19 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good accessibility by car. Fantastic service."

Location

86/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

75/100
7 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

49/100
9 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Cleanliness

30/100
5 reviews

"Could use a good cleaning."

Rated 59/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Easily accessible by car and close to the beach. Vibe is not too good. Beautiful beach."

Beach

96/100
26 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

88/100
72 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach." Easy car access but inadequate parking.

Service

71/100
57 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service."

Room

51/100
135 reviews

"Average rooms, poorly cleaned and maintained." Out-dated rooms with unsightly furniture, poorly cleaned bathrooms and substandard beds. Large rooms, with good TV's, and great balconies with nice views. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

27/100
28 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

24/100
81 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 50/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Wonderful beach. Location is great."

Beach

95/100
5 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

86/100
13 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Service

68/100
5 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

42/100
22 reviews

"Older, poorly cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms. Great view."

Cleanliness

22/100
15 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Vibe

16/100
7 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Rated 62/100 based on reviews from families.

"Nice balcony. Friendly service."

Beach

95/100
10 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

85/100
21 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Service

70/100
13 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

49/100
35 reviews

"Poorly cleaned and maintained rooms with poor beds and bathrooms." Large rooms with beautiful balconies and charming views.

Amenities

27/100
13 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Vibe

25/100
8 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

22/100
19 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 61/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good accessibility by car. Fantastic service."

Location

86/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

75/100
7 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

49/100
9 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Cleanliness

30/100
5 reviews

"Could use a good cleaning."

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Property Description

With a stay at Ocean Gate Inn in Santa Cruz (Westside Santa Cruz), you'll be steps from Ocean Street and 9 minutes by foot from Main Beach. This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Seabright Beach and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Twin Lakes State Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 25 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Ocean Street - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Main Beach - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Seabright Beach - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Twin Lakes State Beach - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Santa Cruz Main Beach - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Cocoanut Grove - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Pacific Avenue - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Pacific Garden Mall - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Santa Cruz Wharf - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Santa Cruz Harbor - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Museum of Art & History - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 55.9 km / 34.7 mi
Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 25.1 km / 15.6 mi
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 66.4 km / 41.2 mi
Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 62.4 km / 38.7 mi

The preferred airport for Ocean Gate Inn is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC).

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.

This hotel has 3 floors in 1 building and offers designated smoking areas.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:30 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 25
  • Number of floors - 3
    • Elevator
    • Free self parking
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
    • Free WiFi

    Pet Friendly?

    Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

    Service animals are allowed

    Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

    Pets not allowed

    Misc Fees / Policies

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.00 per night
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • Cash deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

    • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
    • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
    • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
    • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.
    • Contactless check-out is available.

    Cleaning Policies

    Property is cleaned with disinfectant

    Staff wears personal protective equipment

    Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

    Social distancing measures are in place

    Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

    Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

    Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

    Contactless check-out is available

    Cashless transactions are available

    Masks are compulsory at the property

    Essential Workers Only - NO

    Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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