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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here last night...we're currently on a road trip. The motel is very cute and in a very quiet location. When checking in, the gentleman was very pleasant and helpful. We asked for his recommendation on where to eat...he was quick to share his favourites and give us directions. The room was very clean, bed was very comfortable. If...

Thank colebenn1
South San Francisco
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

The proximity to the beach is this hotel's only saving grace. It's also the reason why this hotel can get away with its room rates. The room smells awful! Although we had a non-smoking room, people smoke outside in the balcony and the smoke seeps in through the shoddy weather-stripping. The walls are paper thin -- I think I just...

1Thank Angie O
Herald, California
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed at knights inn in Santa Cruz California first off this hotel was $100 a night their was no parking and had to park out in a alley behind the hotel and the part that I'm really upset about is our room it's was covered in dry blood their was literally dried blood on the celeins on the walls...

3Thank Brandon S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We stayed here for only one night as part of our West coastal road trip. The only great thing about this place is fast internet. Everything else seemed pretty inferior: weird faucet head, took a while for the water to heat up, gas heater smelled really bad, uncomfortable blanket. Though, we did not pay much for this motel so I...

2Thank travelduckling
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I didn't enjoy been in Santa Cruz. The hotel was hard to find because of the number of one way streets surrounding the hotel. It was clean and comfortable but nothing great. Close to the boardwalk but we were only there one night and didnt have chance to see this. I felt unsafe walking around Santa Cruz.

Thank Rachel K
Beaverton, Oregon
Reviewed 8 October 2015

It was ok, but it was at the low end of acceptable. They had recently updated the bathroom in my room, however there was no way to flush the toilet except to take off the tank lid and pull the lever. The room next to mine had a balcony that could not be used because it was so dirty and...

1Thank MTraveler222
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Did a last minute booking here it's a block away from the boardwalk. The place deffinately isnt a five star but if your just looking for a place to lay your head its not bad. We had no problems with bugs or noise or whatever else I've been reading. It's your run of the mill 2 star hotel. Can't go...

1Thank Mark A S
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I'll start this off by saying I'm laid back. I've travelled the world and stayed in palaces (literally) and slums (literally, too). As long as a place is clean and quiet, we'll stay. Having said that, we stayed a Monday night, which is a quiet time for Santa Cruz. Our room was on the second floor, and except for a...

6Thank 04274108
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I would not recommend staying here, due to several reports of bed bugs, including myself. I have several bites from the little pests, I've been bitten by them before and know exactly what it feels like, large painful itchy welts. Wifi was poor, someone stomped around upstairs all night, got sexually harassed by a neighboring room, who then began threatening...

1Thank Sarah T
pismo beach
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Looks nice from the outside. Rooms need serious work and new beds. The floor was more comfortable than the beds. The tv wouldn't work unless the lights were on. We have 2 cars but was only able to park one. No coffee. Fridge wasn't even plugged in, started getting cool when we were checking out. Paid almost $240 for this...

1Thank puppykiss

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Salt Air Lodge

Address: 510 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5016 (Formerly Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk)
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $92 - $460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Salt Air Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Knights Inn Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Knights Inn
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“No elevator”
 of 5 bubbles MTraveler222, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 04274108, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Stay on the beach instead”
 of 5 bubbles sarahtM9370QJ, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“look elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles talmot, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“check for damage, the wall in the bathroom had a crack, and some sheetrock issue near the shower, ”
 of 5 bubbles 318kend, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
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