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Hotel Solares

600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Property Near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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11/29/2021 - 11/30/2021
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Verified Reviews of Hotel Solares

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"TV didn’t work. Slow Internet connection."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
The front desk lady was very nice but for the price I was unhappy that I could not watch the news or do my online job.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Oct-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Oct 13 to Wed Oct 14 2020 at a $155.99 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

63
Poor

Summary of 1,617 verified reviews

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Rated 63/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Close to the beach with easily accessible parking. Service could be improved. Great pool. Beautiful beach."

Beach

96/100
137 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

85/100
290 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability." Central location, near good restaurants and bars, and the beach. Shopping is ok.

Pool

72/100
112 reviews

"Great but poorly cleaned pool."

Value

59/100
111 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Service

45/100
339 reviews

"Guests complain about the professionalism of the staff and management." Complaints about reception and the friendliness of staff. Room service could have been improved. Booking process should be better organized.

Room

42/100
556 reviews

"Older, poorly maintained rooms with subpar kitchenettes and furniture." Poorly cleaned rooms with uncomfortable beds, poor A/C and TV's. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Spacious rooms. Shower can be a problem. Decent views and okay minibars. Adequate balcony.

WiFi

42/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Breakfast

37/100
95 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Cleanliness

25/100
323 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning.

Rated 55/100 based on reviews from families.

"Stylish hotel."

Beach

95/100
68 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

82/100
134 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability." Close to the beach, restaurants, and bars.

Pool

68/100
57 reviews

"Acceptable pools with some cleanliness complaints."

Value

55/100
34 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Comfort

40/100
101 reviews

"Poor beds, with complaints about A/C and noise. Spacious rooms."

Room

35/100
218 reviews

"Rooms need more cleaning and maintenance, with poorly rated minibars." Poor TV's, unsightly furniture, dirty bathrooms and out-dated rooms. Spacious rooms with subpar beds and A/C. Shower can be a problem. Adequate balcony.

Service

35/100
136 reviews

"Complaints about service friendliness and professionalism." Housekeeping and management are lacking.

Breakfast

30/100
33 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Amenities

23/100
65 reviews

"Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area." Terrace is not particularly attractive.

Cleanliness

18/100
128 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 57/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Near city centre."

Beach

97/100
26 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

88/100
41 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability." Central location close to the beach.

Pool

77/100
14 reviews

"Great pool."

Value

57/100
11 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Room

48/100
90 reviews

"Poorly maintained rooms with subpar beds and furniture, and inadequate A/C." Large but poorly cleaned rooms and bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Service

45/100
41 reviews

"Complaints about reception and the friendliness of staff."

Breakfast

37/100
20 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Cleanliness

28/100
51 reviews

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

Rated 64/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Location is great."

Location

84/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Service

51/100
10 reviews

"Service is relatively friendly."

Room

43/100
14 reviews

"Guests complained about bathrooms and general cleanliness of the rooms."

Amenities

34/100
7 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Cleanliness

31/100
8 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Rated 60/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

""

Service

45/100
5 reviews

"Service could be improved."

Room

40/100
10 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Cleanliness

28/100
6 reviews

"Could use a good cleaning."

Amenities

28/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 51/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Close to the beach with easily accessible parking. Service could be improved. Great pool. Beautiful beach."

Beach

96/100
134 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

84/100
279 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability." Central location, near good restaurants and bars, and the beach. Shopping is ok.

Pool

72/100
106 reviews

"Great but poorly cleaned pool."

Value

61/100
108 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Service

45/100
327 reviews

"Guests complain about the professionalism of the staff and management." Complaints about reception and the friendliness of staff. Room service could have been improved. Booking process should be better organized.

Room

42/100
535 reviews

"Older, poorly maintained rooms with subpar kitchenettes and furniture." Poorly cleaned rooms with uncomfortable beds, poor A/C and TV's. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Spacious rooms. Shower can be a problem. Decent views and okay minibars. Adequate balcony.

WiFi

42/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Breakfast

40/100
86 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Cleanliness

25/100
316 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning.

Rated 49/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful beach. Location is great."

Beach

95/100
65 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

82/100
126 reviews

"Excellent location near the beach with acceptable parking."

Pool

69/100
54 reviews

"Acceptable pools with some cleanliness complaints."

Value

56/100
33 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Comfort

39/100
96 reviews

"Poor beds, with complaints about A/C and noise. Spacious rooms."

Service

35/100
131 reviews

"Complaints about service friendliness and professionalism." Housekeeping and management are lacking.

Room

34/100
210 reviews

"Rooms need more cleaning and maintenance, with poorly rated minibars." Poor TV's, unsightly furniture, dirty bathrooms and out-dated rooms. Spacious rooms with subpar beds and A/C. Shower can be a problem. Adequate balcony.

Breakfast

33/100
29 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Amenities

23/100
65 reviews

"Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area." Terrace is not particularly attractive.

Cleanliness

17/100
126 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 52/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Near city centre."

Beach

97/100
26 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Location

88/100
40 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability." Central location close to the beach.

Pool

77/100
12 reviews

"Great pool."

Value

57/100
11 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Room

48/100
85 reviews

"Badly maintained rooms, with poor A/C and unclean bathrooms." Spacious but not particularly clean rooms, and poorly rated beds. Shower can be a problem.

Service

44/100
39 reviews

"Complaints about reception and the friendliness of staff."

Breakfast

36/100
17 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Cleanliness

28/100
50 reviews

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

Rated 52/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Location is great."

Location

84/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Service

51/100
10 reviews

"Service is relatively friendly."

Room

43/100
14 reviews

"Guests complained about bathrooms and general cleanliness of the rooms."

Amenities

34/100
7 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Cleanliness

31/100
8 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Rated 55/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

""

Service

45/100
5 reviews

"Service could be improved."

Room

40/100
9 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Cleanliness

28/100
5 reviews

"Could use a good cleaning."

Amenities

28/100
5 reviews

"Amenities are not the best."

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Close to the beach with easily accessible parking. Service could be improved. Great pool. Beautiful beach."

Location

86/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Service

46/100
9 reviews

"Service could be friendlier."

Room

39/100
12 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Breakfast

33/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Cleanliness

25/100
6 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

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Property Description

With a stay at Hotel Solares in Santa Cruz (Westside Santa Cruz), you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Ocean Street and Pacific Avenue. This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Museum of Art & History.

Grab a bite from the grocery/convenience store serving guests of Hotel Solares.

Make yourself at home in one of the 79 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Flat-screen televisions with digital programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Ocean Street - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Pacific Avenue - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Pacific Garden Mall - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Museum of Art & History - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Cocoanut Grove - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Main Beach - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Santa Cruz Main Beach - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Santa Cruz Wharf - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Town Clock - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Cowell's Beach - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Seabright Beach - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 55.9 km / 34.7 mi
Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 26.3 km / 16.3 mi
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 67.6 km / 42 mi
Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 62.4 km / 38.8 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Solares is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC).

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a television in a common area.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Luggage storage
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1989
  • Total number of rooms - 79
  • Number of floors - 3
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Free WiFi
  • Picnic area
  • Smoke-free property
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • Terrace

Airport & Shuttle Information

San Jose International Airport....30 Miles......Santa Cruz Airporter. Hotel does not provide Shuttle service.Monterey Airport 40miles.San Francisco airport 86miles.

Local Shuttle Info: yellow cab .5mile.

Breakfast Information

free hot Continental Breakfast.Omlelette & Hot Waffle.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pet maximum weight in lb is 45

Pet maximum weight in kg is 20

Pets cannot be left unattended

Only dogs are allowed

Pets allowed

$25 pet charge per night per pet. Roll away bed $25 per night.

Misc Fees / Policies

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

  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 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:

  • 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.
  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

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

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Essential Workers Only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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"Thank you very, very much. Your services allowed me, one person, to make all hotel arrangements for 15 people, in 7 different cities, in less than one week. I can't tell you how much this service has helped me." B.H. - Topeka, KS

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