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    Torch Lite Inn

    500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5124
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    Room & Suite (33)
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    • Excellent11%
    • Very good23%
    • Average30%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible21%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Late last night I came into the hotel room and first thing I noticed was a BEETLE IN MY BED! I felt disgusting!!!! My sister and I later found more bugs throughout the room. Next morning my sister took a shower and told me she...More

    Thank jjjuuullliiiaaa
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Torch Lite InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at our hotel. We are naturally disappointed to see that your experience with us did not live up to your expectations. We take great pride in providing excellent service in all areas of our operation and it is...More

    Reviewed 8 November 2017

    The rooms are not clean the area is scary . Hard to get to. Room had leaking plumbing under the wash basin and the carpet was wet under it. No toilet paper holder or toilet paper in the bathroom TV and phone didn't work. When...More

    Thank Larry C
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Torch Lite InnResponded 12 November 2017

    Hi Larry, We are disappointed to hear that you had so many housekeeping and maintenance issues during your stay. We will discuss your feedback with our entire team, to ensure that we take all appropriate action to ensure that these issues are resolved for future...More

    Reviewed 18 October 2017

    Our stay was wonderful we loved Hotel our room was clean bed was very comfortable we spent our most of time in beach our two nights stay was excellent we will come back in Christmas again front desk and cleaning people were very nice

    1  Thank cristi r
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Torch Lite InnResponded 24 October 2017

    Hi Cristi, Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I was truly delighted when reading your lovely comments. We look forward to your return at Christmas! Best Regards, Torch Lite Inn Customer Care Team

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    Santa Cruz is my spot for almost all the weekends. I have stayed so many places around but this place is worth for $$. Nice clean rooms, great service, and good breakfast. Perfect place for going to beach and boardwalk or being lazy at the...More

    Thank Syed S
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Torch Lite InnResponded 16 October 2017

    Hi Syed, We are happy to have hosted you for your trip to Santa Cruz, and we are so pleased to have provided you with a great, suitable place to stay. It's great to hear that you intend to stay with us again, we are...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

    This is the worst hotel of our 6 week trip! What a hide charging 260 per night! Santa Cruz is over priced and over rated, by pass it! This feels like a per hour hotel, just disgusting. The furniture is old, the place isn't clean,...More

    Thank Jenny B
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$61 - US$335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
    • Torch Lite Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Torch Lite Motel
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    John F
    26 July 2016|
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    Response from sejw | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. the area is safe. The Hotel is typical of accommodations you will find this close to the boardwalk. My 14 yr old daughter and her three friends stayed in a room one away from mine. I didn't fear for their safety nor... More
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    "Rooms near the pool are my favorites, easy access to picnic tables on the first floor."
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    "I was on the ground floor and I could hear the people above me. I would suggest asking for a room on the..."
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    "I do not have any helpful tips for this hotel."
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    "Stay away from Riverside Drive in Santa Cruz, cheap hotels charging expensive prices because people are..."
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