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By a verified traveler on Wed 20 Jun 2018

Hotel Description

Hotel near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz

City center stay

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 3 miles (5 km).

Free perks

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. There's an outdoor pool on site, and a 24-hour front desk and express check-in are also provided.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 50 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include coffee/tea makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$68* Per night/room Nov 13 - Nov 14

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ramada Limited Santa Cruz ratings based on 25 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.8 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ramada Limited Santa Cruz

Everyone (9) Couples (1)
1 out of 5
The room was not very clean. Bedspreads had stains on it. Gross! Chair was tattered. Lights were falling apart, safe didn’t work. And it was $350 A night. We almost went home it was so bad.

Posted by on Aug 4, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 6, 2019 by Customer Care Team

Dear guest, we are so disappointed to read your experience with us. We aim to provide a top-notch stay for all our guests, so we sincerely apologize that we did not achieve that goal on your visit. We hope that you will give us another chance to restore your faith in our hotel and hospitality. Please do feel free to connect if there is anything we can do to help. Thanks again.

4 out of 5
Check in was a breeze got there at 8:30-9 Am was able to check in early ! , check in clerk was very nice and excellent customer service. Clean and neat rooms. Very quiet. 15 min walk to the board walk, conveinent location with some eateries near .

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019

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1 out of 5
We arrived and there was a used female menstrual pad inside the restroom of the first room. We reuqested a new room, which turnes out okay. EXCEPT FOR THE FACT THAT THERE WERE DANGEROUS CRIMINALS OUTSIDE OUR ROOM. Smh

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019

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4 out of 5

Nice clean hotel

Will stay there again! Hotel was clean I do recommend this hotel.

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018

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1 out of 5

Bad condition

Horrible night, they cancel our stay with the Holiday Inn and got us a replacement with this rundown Ramada. The hotel was in bad condition, the door look like it has been kick in a few time. There were people hanging around the other end off stairs making it very scary thru out the night. Our door sound like someone kept trying to get in or the people next door was having problem with their keys. Mattress worst condition ever sink in the middle of bed: bedsheets were old and smelly, pillow had stain yellowing, floor tile lumpy thru out room, broken lamp fixture. Check out early didn't care about free breakfast just want to get the hell out

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018

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2 out of 5

Uncomfortable outing

Pros: Truthfully the shower pressure thats it and literally nothing else
Cons: Started out with no hand soap or shampoo ,two pillows on one bed one on the other the mattress slumped to the middle ,i was lying on the bed put my hand in gum on the wall went down told the manager and his reply was you know how people. the exterior was filthy as well cigarette butts and spilt paint
Location: We were at a soccer tournament for my daughter and it was a very nice time

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016

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3 out of 5

In the middle of remodeling.

Our hotel was in the middle of remodeling which is fine but if you're going to rent out a room it should be finished we had no toilet paper holder there was no chair in the unit and it was kind of dusty all around

Posted by on May 29, 2016

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1 out of 5

Expensive hotel

We stayed at the Ramada for a weekend and i never expected for the price of this hotel that i had to even fix my own bed. The housekeeper when asked for soap and towels she was not very pleasant. She had a horrible attitude when she was also asked what time theyll do our room. Because we return around 3 pm and the room was still not clean. For the price of this hotel you can stay at a better quality hotel with better customer service . The only good thing about this hotel is that is abt 5 m from santa cruz boardwalk.

Posted by , from CA on Jun 9, 2015

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1 out of 5

Buyer beware

Pros: The man in the office was nice. He gave us supplies to clean the room ourselves.
Cons: Learn to clean.
We were in Santa Cruz for a wedding and all the other hotels were booked or we would have just gone somewhere else. Our first room was bad so we asked to look at other rooms. We picked the best of the worst. We asked to have the room cleaned again and they gave us supplies to clean it ourselves. We stayed because we had no choice. When we got home we washed everything including our luggage before we would let it back in our house. I can never imagine staying at a worse place. I want to wash my hands just thinking about it.

Posted by , from Tehachapi Ca. on Aug 8, 2014

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1 out of 5

Warning!!! This place is disgusting.

Pros: The man at the front desk was the only positive. He helped us get cleaning supplies so we could clean our own room before we even entered it.
Cons: Learn how to use cleaning supplies instead of giving them to your guest.
Location: This place was so bad we said as we were leaving that we would never even come back to Santa Cruz.
We attended a wedding in Santa Cruz and the nearest available hotel was a hundred miles away or we would have just gone somewhere else. When we got there the gave us a room... it was disgusting. The smell was unbearable. We asked to look at other rooms and picked the best of the worst. The lady who cleaned the rooms was at the pool with her kids. My wife asked about getting our room cleaned again and they gave us cleaning supplies. MY WIFE HAD TO CLEAN THE ROOM HERSELF BEFORE WE COULD STAY. Because we had no choice but to stay we tried to avoid to carpet with our bare feet. We tried not to touch anything more than we had to. When we got home... we washed our clothes and luggage before we let it back in our house. This place is unbelievably horrible.

Posted by , from Tehachapi on Aug 8, 2014

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About the Ramada Limited Santa Cruz

Location 516 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. Free breakfast is served daily. The business-friendly Ramada Limited Santa Cruz also features an outdoor pool, dry cleaning/laundry services, and express check-in. Free self parking is available. This Santa Cruz hotel is smoke free.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Front-desk safe
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) (55 km / 34.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Ramada Limited Santa Cruz offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. 40-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

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

A cash deposit or 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Cash or credit card deposit required

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 100 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.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Ramada Limited Hotel Santa Cruz
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  • Ramada Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Ramada
  • Ramada Limited Santa Cruz Water Street Hotel Santa Cruz
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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in March and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 9 AM to 10 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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