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  • Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, California
  • Sunset State Beach201 Sunset Beach Rd, Watsonville, California
  • Gizdich Ranch55 Peckham Rd, Watsonville, California
  • Mount Madonna County Park7850 Pole Line Rd, Watsonville, California
  • Agricultural History Project Center and Museum2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, California
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Reviewed 20 October 2017
I guess if the price is right

I did not select this lodging, but stayed here. I do not think I would stay here again. The rooms are simple. I am not sure what the price is, but it would have to be pretty close to free to convince... more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Watsonville motel 6

We expected the Motel 6 consistency but unfortunately they are all different. The one we stayed at last night was not the best with cleanliness, water damage, mysterious dirt or ordinary dead... more

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125 Silver Leaf Dr, Watsonville, CA 95076-5900
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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US$64
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#2 Best Value of 10 hotels in Watsonville
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Reviewed 30 April 2016
Cute and clean

While the sign outside the hotel looks decrepit, the inside is cute and charming! The room was clean and neat. The owner of the motel was nice. I would absolutely stay El Rancho Motel again. The... more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Air Freshener present should have been our first clue...

When everywhere else is booked solid this is what you settle for. Out of desperation we booked into this motel which is still living in the 70's. There is no wifi, old puny television, and the air... more

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976 Salinas Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076-5499
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  • Free Wifi
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1 Western Dr, Watsonville, CA 95076-3823
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Reviewed 14 September 2015
one night just ok if your desperate

The room was not too bad but the area leaves a lot to be desired - it is not the sort of area you would feel safe to walk around late at night to be truthful we stacked our 3 suite cases against the... more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
Criminal & Threatening! DO NOT STAY HERE!

This place is now Watsonville Inn. My parents booked 3 rooms here; 1 for my hysband, me & family, & two others. We were coming to town a day earlier. When we arrived, the man behind the counter... more

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970 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3813
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Motel 6
US$55
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15.6 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 26 July 2017
Artichoke Festival

We came all the way from Sacramento for the Artichoke Festival. The motel was run down looking, the one and only ice machine did not work. the room was decent and fairly clean. Air conditioning... more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Very decent people

On arrival on a weekend I had not booked but a room was available. I presented my Motel 6 discount card but the computer system for what ever reason would not accept it . The owners rang the head... more

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10341 Merritt St, Castroville, CA 95012-3306
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  • Free Wifi
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US$70
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Just to sleep

We booked this hotel last minute after a long day in Santa Cruz. It was one of the cheaper priced hotel. It was very basic. The beds were not all that comfortable and had a trundle bed feel. Just... more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Bad experience try another hotel

The fan in the room clicked all night. We wanted to open the window but the outside air smelled like burnt roasted garlic. There is no wifi unless you pay 3$ a night to use it. There is no breakfast... more

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6110 Monterey Rd, US 101/South Valley Freeway at the Monterey Road exit, Gilroy, CA 95020-9502
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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US$99
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Reviewed 30 October 2017
Room for improvement!

My husband stayed here and it was a good thing it was not a family trip. He was extremely perplexed as to why a non-smoking Hotel would have four ashtrays in his room. Yes, FOUR ASHTRAYS in a... more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Basic, Clean, Affordible

After searching on the coast and finding hotels averaging $250 per night, we drove into Watsonville and could not find private non-label hotels. We drove east to Gilroy. The drive east to Gilroy... more

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8175 Monterey St, Gilroy, CA 95020-4593
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US$98
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Reviewed 4 October 2017
decent, safe, place to overnight

" You get good room " says the lady behind the counter. And i felt welcome. We read here about staines on the carpet, in the towels, in the chairs We read here that this is not the Hilton. So i... more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Nice Room, but property needs work

Stayed here one night. the staff was great and friendly. The room was comfortable/ There was a drip from a Air Conditioner that was like water torture most of the night. Drip, Drip, Drip. Also... more

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8435 San Ysidro Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020-3624
+1 800-536-1211
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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US$80
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21.2 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 5 April 2017
Okay, basic room

Decent price for the area. Good lication. Right across the street from a Dennys and the outlets. Friendly staff, easy check in and out. Room has mini fridge, microwave, good tv, good bed. Not the... more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
A costly night!

We have stayed at this motel before when it was The Gilroy Inn but it has now been taken over by Motel 6 and has been given a renovation. The rooms are nice but not over $90 worth and that was with... more

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611 Leavesley Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-3610
(408) 840-4327
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US$125
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Lovely hotel near Pinnacles national park

This hotel is close to being a luxury hotel at extremely reasonable price. Excellent value. Rooms were tastefully decorated. Quiet. Good breakfast in lovely lobby. The amenities in the room were... more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A gem!

This is a classy, tasteful, unique boutique hotel. There is a huge, cute courtyard in the middle, making for a relaxed and even romantic vibe. Our king room was very large and the furniture and so on... more

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410 The Alameda, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045-9547
(831) 623-5881
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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US$75
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23.4 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 20 October 2017
OK for one night stay.

The stay was OK for one night but there is nothing special about the place. Everything seemed to be clean although a bit run down. Coffee machine in room however no coffee. Probably would not stay... more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Great value, great staff

A very helpful manager, quiet place, very large rooms and comfortable. Bathroom was a little musty but was had a large shower. Staff were great, area is pretty rough however this place was old school... more

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1717 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1305
(831) 316-9950
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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US$89
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23.6 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Trip to Monterey

Hotel needs to be updated, but for the $100 price for 1night was a good value for Monterey area. Walk to the beach, amazing restaurant across the street at “The Sanctuary” . Staff was super nice... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Top notch breakfast

Great location, right on the beach. Rooms were on the older side but clean and well maintained. Highlight was the breakfast in the morning all the hotel regulars plus fresh 🍉 fruit, waffles and... more

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3290 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933-2005
+1 855-599-4566
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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US$56
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24.2 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 4 January 2018
Easy in and out

Stayed here Christmas Eve and Christmas day while visiting. Hotel was easy to find and had 24 food pick up service from a Denny's at the entrance. Pet friendly and easy check in and check out. TV... more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Good Position

Good position although compared to other motels at same price not good value . Rooms small & very dated. Wi-Fi has to be paid for, only Motel/Hotel in our 3 weeks of travel that charged. Lots of... more

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100 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933-2517
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  • Free Parking
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24.2 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Have stayed here for years.

It's the best location if you're planning to visit the beach, boardwalk and the wharf. Everything is in walking distance. The motel parking has security patrolled, free parking. I enjoy the... more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
quick family getaway

good frig size for kids snacks. but noisy. I guess the trade off. Location was great for the boardwalk. and happy that the coffee was very drinkable. usually it is not in most hotels. Very... more

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110 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5520
(831) 217-6480
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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US$89
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24.3 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great location, okay motel.

It's a Super 8, so nothing fancy. No frills, but the wi-fi was reliable. The price was fair for a winter night's stay. It's only a short walk away to the boardwalk and the beach. The room was clean... more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Good location at decent price

It is what it is, a motel. Dont expect a five star hotel. That beeing said, the staff is very friendly and nice, the rooms are clean, the beds are good, parking is good, and the location is close to... more

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338 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5524
+1 800-536-1211
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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US$59
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Reviewed 31 December 2017
It’s hit or miss

Hotel has an incredible location, it is directly across from the beach Boardwalk parking lot which allowed for easy access to all the hotspots. You’re allowed to park in the parking lot on the day of... more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
2minute walk to beach and boardwalk.

Stay here one night 7 of us. Room was clean, beds comfy and enough space for all of us. The bathroom shower needs the walls to be cleaned better. The breakfast consisted of cold cereal, orange... more

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204 2nd St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5406
(831) 453-0398
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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US$99
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24.4 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Beetles IN MY BED!

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... more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Worst of the worst

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... more

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500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5124
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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US$69
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Reviewed 2 September 2017
Research before you book. This is a questionable establishment at the least.

Beware of the safety and cleanliness. Check with the BBB before you consider booking. You are safer under a bridge or in your car, in my opinion. Look at all the reviews on all sites. We had an... more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Preying on the elderly

I have an elderly loved one that lives in Santa Cruz and does not have air conditioning. There is a huge heat wave in the area with temperatures hitting 105. My relative needed a place to stay with... more

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370 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-7210
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US$65
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24.5 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 24 September 2017
overnight stop - perfect

Easy to find, great location (opposite the amusements) and room is basic. Easy to check in and out. All amenities perfect for a stopover e.g clean bathroom, room and basic but did the job. Perfect... more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Mostly Clean, friendly staff, loud/noisy, terrible wifi

Staff are nice, the room smelled very clean on arrival and the bed was big and comfortable. There were hairs in the shower and tub and on the towels. The WiFi was awful, as we are traveling around... more

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311 2nd St, Next to Boardwalk Bowl, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5494
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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US$285
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24.5 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Little less than average

The locations is the best thing . Everything else was subpar or mediocre.The customer service was non existent . We did come to breakfast a few minutes before it was supposed to end . However, they... more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
A bit sketchy...

When we first pulled up we saw the area and exterior and said "no". Tried to cancel reservation but they wouldn't allow that. The room was clean and better than expected. Not recommended but it met... more

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619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5125
(831) 453-0010
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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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US$167
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24.6 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 21 December 2017
Surprisingly good

So, Having spent the night here, I understand the mixed reviews. The inn has an very disjointed layout and can see how some rooms would be clearly better than others. We stayed one night in room 16... more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Great Weekend Getaway

We were skeptical with the mixed reviews but we had a very good experience. We would stay again. Great location and the staff was very pleasant. It is dated but that is part of the charm. Water... more

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101 Main St, corner of Beach and Main, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5422
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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US$199
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24.6 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Good Times...

Beach Street is the BEST place to stay in Santa Cruz. You can enjoy the view of the ocean, people watch, dine in or walk a short distance to go out!! Everything is clean and comfy... We come... more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Car Show Weekend

This is a place that we stayed at yearly when I was a teen, 60 years ago. At that time we stayed because of the perfect location. The motel was not in the best condition! Now we stay there not... more

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125 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5412
(831) 423-3031
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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US$65
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24.6 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 29 October 2017
Good motel

We used this motel as our first stay on our trip. It has a good location from Oakland Airport app. 100 km and is close to Highway 1 and Monterey - so a perfect place to start. The motel itself was... more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Simple but adeqate

My boyfriend and I stayed at the islander motel on the 1st October on our first night of a 3 week trip. After flying from Manchester to San Francisco we chose a stopover in Santa Cruz before... more

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522 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6602
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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US$139
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22.0 km from Watsonville
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Reviewed 15 January 2018
Vacation

Out of our entire trip along the coast this by far was our favorite place we stayed! Beautiful rooms and wonderful staff! We will try to upload some pics from our trip. Very relaxing we decided to... more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Clean and Quiet

So glad we stumbled across Bella Notte on the internet when looking for lodging in Santa Cruz. We stayed two nights, a Wednesday and a Thursday. It is a motel but so nice it seems more like a... more

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21305 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4839
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Reviewed 9 September 2017
Nice but Pricy

Rooms were nice, Layout was simple. Breakfast is what one expects from any hotel. Parking can be a problem if you get there late. Close to the best Mexican Resturante in town, just several hundred... more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
A good place to visit

Looking around, this has to be the best hotel in Watsonville. We found it to be clean, well-run and well-kept. The breakfast is good (our son flipped for the pancake-making machine), though the space... more

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1855 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-6024
+1 877-859-5095
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  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 10 November 2017
great staff, clean but dated hotel

This hotel is tucked in downtown, so it's a bit cramped parking wise. There is a separate building with suite type units, showers were very small, no tubs. I'm not sure how the main building rooms... more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Leisure or business

Our stay was easy and comfortable. The decor was charming. The bed excellent. Breakfast wast surprising pleasant. Usually we have to eat out because there is no food available for me. I am limited... more

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740 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076-3811
+1 855-704-7371
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Fitness centre
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US$76
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Reviewed 8 June 2017
Comfortable Room and Tasty Breakfast

We spent one night here to avoid paying for 2 nights at an expensive B&B. We had a quiet room in the back of the inn with comfortable beds. The complimentary hot breakfast was tasty. However the... more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Clean Average Room

Came down to Watsonville to ride Strawberry Fields Forever. I booked a King Suite. The front desk staff was very thorough in the check-in process explaining all the additional items we may be charged... more

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112 Airport Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076
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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness centre
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Reviewed 10 January 2018
Good one

Overnight stay on our road trip, hotel room is big and clean, have microwave and fridge. Comfortable bed, ok breakfast, free parking facility.Overall decent stay and served my purpose.Staffs were... more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Not to bad

It is an out of the way place. The breakfast was not good, did not have anything but toast and cereal. The room was not bad, clean, bed was ok. Close to downtown Watsonville. We had asked for a... more

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1620 W Beach St, Watsonville, CA 95076-5110
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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US$85
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Reviewed 26 July 2017
Worst Motel and Motel parking Ever!

The hotelier called us around 5:30 pm and asked if we were checking in before 6:00 pm or else they would cancel our two night reservation and charge us for one night. I pleaded with her to hold my... more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
A nice clean budget motel

We stayed here for 1 night passing through on our way down PCH (highway 1). We struggled to find anywhere with vacancy on a Saturday night so were very happy to come across this motel. It was clean... more

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781 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076-3826