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    The Darling House

    314 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6145
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (4)
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible12%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Nov 5Nov 6
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 13 November 2011

    A beautiful house and a beautiful location. I'm surprised there are a few negative reviews on this website, especially with regards to the Darling's hospitality. We stayed there two nights and have nothing but great things to say about the service we received. Breakfast was...More

    Thank Andrew J
    Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 26 November 2011

    It's always a pleasure to host guests that appreciate what the Darling House offers. We're glad you enjoyed the Santa Cruz area and exploring local points of interest. We're also pleased the Darling House provided a comfortable stay for you both & we look forward...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2011

    The ocean is right across the house; Darrell Darling is a sweet host, owner of the Darling House with his wife Karen. Both are very hospitable and warm. The house is old historic house with antique furnishings - and very comfortable beds. It is an...More

    Thank Jojo S
    Reviewed 18 October 2011

    When I saw the room listed on the Groupon site, I was very excited at the Idea a staying a historic house...BUT! The place just seemed run down and smelly. They room we stayed in had cobwebs hanging from the chandelier and we were itchy...More

    3  Thank Josh S
    Reviewed 2 October 2011

    Charming house and antiques, but neglected, ill equipped and NOT CLEAN. (Definitely don't stay in the smaller rooms with shared bath.) Staff was variably helpful and rude. This place could be lovely, but for now, I couldn't wait to get home and take a shower.More

    5  Thank ellen R
    Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 4 October 2011

    We were delighted to have you with us last week-end and I enjoyed the several conversations we shared, including the movie review. It seemed you were quite pleased with your stay and I felt that was emphasized when I found the gracious tip and kind...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2011

    We had a groupon for an overnight stay at the Darling House and had the most wonderful time. The grounds were amazing and there was a huge porch area overlooking the ocean for spectacular views! This family-run spot is fantastic - it's almost like staying...More

    3  Thank drpepper1966
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    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$182 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 7
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    • Santa Cruz
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    "Great ocean view from some waterfront rooms"
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    "There are rooms directly over looking Monterey Bay - breathtaking!"
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    "Anything with an ocean view will suffice."
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    "Be aware, the shared bath downstairs does not have a shower but the one upstairs does."
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