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Continental Inn

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The Continental Inn is an affordably elegant hotel in the heart of Santa Cruz, just minutes from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Municipal Wharf and just a short walk to the downtown area. Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate the amenities of our hotel. For comfort, convenience and quality service, the Continental Inn is your choice when visiting Santa Cruz.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located


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89Good for walkers
Grade: 89 out of 100
154Restaurantswithin 1 km
31Attractionswithin 1 km
36Room tips
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I regularly visit Santa Cruz with my two fur babies to meet up with my significant other who is a student at UCSC. He lives in the dorms, so we can't stay with him, we have to get a hotel room. We've stayed in a few different ones in Santa Cruz and this is definitely the best
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This is our second night in Santa Cruz, the first night we saved ourselves 20 bucks and went across the road. This was a huge mistake, we woke up yesterday with sore necks and backs and had spent most of the night watching a homeless man try to break into an electric bike
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I have stayed at various hotels in the Santa Cruz area and the Continental Inn seems to be a great value. The room was clean and comfortable. I love how the Continental Inn is close to many shops and restaurants as well as various bus stops. Some reviews for this hotel
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Clean place and friendly staff. Great place to bring family and friends! Would return again with family and friends. Not to far from the city and lots to see there. Very quiet and easy to find lots to do. Pet Friendly is a plus!
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My boyfriend and I came up for a concert and we stayed at the Continental. The room was nice and the bed was so comfy! Anytime we come to Santa Cruz this is where we’ll be staying! We only stayed one night but wish it could have been longer!
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In room microwave & fridge were nice to have.
Deluxe Queen Boutique Room
Deluxe Queen Boutique Room
tiny vanity, 2 lights on the side. toilet opposite the sink.
Very clean, weird shower panels.
Leaving for dinner, when will questions be answered?
Does Continental have a restaurant? How far to supermarket? ". ". Trader Joe's? ". ". Boardwalk?
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In response to your inquiry, we do not have a restaurant or bar on site. We are within a short walking distance to Trader Joe's, 3 blocks, 10 minutes. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is .8 miles from the motel, 15-20 minute walk.
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Do you have weekly rates?
Do you have weekly rates?
Hi, In response to your inquiry, we do not offer weekly rates at our property. Regards, Peter
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Are there restrictions regarding dog breed and/or size?
There are no breed or size restrictions. All well-behaved dogs are welcome.
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"pet friendly"
"choose second floor so you don't have to hear foot traffic or cars driving by"
"the cheapest one would do if you are solo or a couple."
"Higher floors have less A/C unit noise"
"Toward back and upstairs"
US$95 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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