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Ocean Gate Inn

1.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

It was a ok hotel. The parking lot was small. I have a 3/4 ton truck. It barely fit in their lot.

The staff was very nice. Holiday weekend so way, way too expensive. It was acceptable, would I stay again, probably not.

Covered parking was a bit tight but well lit and maintained. Our fridge didn't work but didn't need it spoke with staff they said would look at it. Room clean some cosmetic damages throughout but VERY affordable. Bed comfy. Over all very quiet. Staff friendly and helpful.

Not bad, but not the greatest place to stay. Very run down.

Looks a little crusty on the outside the rooms were quite nice. Surprisingly so. Bonus that they have an elevator.

This motel is located just blocks from the Santa Cruz Boardwalk!! Large spacious rooms with refrigerator, coffee pot and excellent in room wifi connection! The beach and Marina are located nearby as well as numerous seafood restaurants! Stagnaros and The Crows Nest provide some great local seafood. Charter boats are available for the fishermen and Sailboat lovers alike!! The rooms were quiet and Direct TV provided in room. Great value if you're on a budget!!

If we didn't have to ask for new CLEAN sheets we would have been really satisfied. With this being said the staff was very kind.

Nice view of the Boardwalk rollercoaster, overlooking the river. Large room, very clean, with private porch patio. Desk, AC, flat screen TV, coffee maker, fridge, and microwave in room. There is a busy street next to the river, just outside the sliding glass doors and the patio. It didn't bother me at all, but people who are sensitive to traffic noise should be aware. I will definitely stay again. Really nice hotel and location for the price I got.

Nice place, Was there about 10 years ago, kinda pricey, but so are all the others there - it's walking distance to the beach and boardwalk, so that's cool..

This is a small hotel near the ocean and boardwalk. It was clean and up to date. The management was friendly and helpful. It is located on a busy street, but my third floor room was well above street level. A great place to stay if you want a good, clean, affordable place to stay and will be out enjoying Santa Cruz most of your time there.

This my second time there and I must say the owners are doing a good job making upgrades to the place. It's in a prime location but the neighbor hood is a little rough looking you could say. I'd recommend it to a single person or couple, not so much family. Over all great for the price

Everything was fine. Functional and fit our needs.

I decided last minute to take my kids to The Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz. We stayed over night and got a room at ocean gate inn! It was great for the price , friendly staff, and we could park the car and walk to the boardwalk I will stay here next time we drive up

Hotel is nice for price. Staff / owner needs to learn how to be pleasant to customers.

It was a perfect 2 night get away . There was a flat screen tv and we had got a room that just been updated . It was a great couple nights plus it's super close to the board walk & beach !!!

This hotel was in a good location. The price was great and we were walking distance to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Neptunes Kingdom!!!

Pros: Great location; hotel was a short walk from the boardwalk. Also it was nice having a microwave and refrigerator to use in the room. Cons: DIRTY! Kept finding blonde hairs all over the room. The flowing were all dirty to the point that it was easily noticeable: shower curtain, walls, pictures on walls, light fixtures, and windows. Not to mention the halls smelled like smoke in a nonsmoking section. Also the elevator was disgusting. If you're looking for cheap this is the route, but if you care where u lay your head at night pass this hotel up. I won't stay here again.

A pleasant stay and a great location near the board walk. I would stay there again

Ocean Gate Hotel is walking distance from Santa Cruz Boardwalk;) It is very clean and not old looking. Flat screen tv in room and balcony with a beautiful view of the boardwalk. The night scenery was gorgeous seeing it all lit up;) Pretty good value for $.

111 Ocean St Santa Cruz CA

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Located in Westside Santa Cruz, Ocean Gate Inn is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. This 25-room hotel welcomes guests with in-room amenities like balconies, coffee makers, and LCD TVs. It's also close to University of California Santa Cruz and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum.


Rooms

All of Ocean Gate Inn's 25 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, coffee makers, and phones. Guests can expect free WiFi and 40-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels. Hair dryers, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.


Property features

Guests of Ocean Gate Inn enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, put free parking to good use. Friendly staff can provide front-desk service during limited hours, and also offer advice about sightseeing.

Room options

Standard King, Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Ocean Gate Inn

Everyone (9) Couples (11) Business (2) Family (10) Other (3) Friends (1)
2

our stay...

Everyone

It was a ok hotel. The parking lot was small. I have a 3/4 ton truck. It barely fit in their lot.

By , from Vacaville, Ca on Sep 10, 2017

2
Everyone

The staff was very nice. Holiday weekend so way, way too expensive. It was acceptable, would I stay again, probably not.

By on Sep 4, 2017

3

nice motel close to the beach and boardwalk.

Everyone

Covered parking was a bit tight but well lit and maintained. Our fridge didn't work but didn't need it spoke with staff they said would look at it. Room clean some cosmetic damages throughout but VERY affordable. Bed comfy. Over all very quiet. Staff friendly and helpful.

By , from Gardnerville Nevada on Aug 2, 2017

2

very good price

Everyone

Not bad, but not the greatest place to stay. Very run down.

By on Jun 23, 2017

4
Everyone

Looks a little crusty on the outside the rooms were quite nice. Surprisingly so. Bonus that they have an elevator.

By on Apr 2, 2017

3

pleasantly surprised

Everyone
Santa Cruz Marina

This motel is located just blocks from the Santa Cruz Boardwalk!! Large spacious rooms with refrigerator, coffee pot and excellent in room wifi connection! The beach and Marina are located nearby as well as numerous seafood restaurants! Stagnaros and The Crows Nest provide some great local seafood. Charter boats are available for the fishermen and Sailboat lovers alike!! The rooms were quiet and Direct TV provided in room. Great value if you're on a budget!!

By , from San Jose, California on Nov 20, 2016

5

comfortable, clean hotel. just what i needed.

Everyone

By , from Los Angeles, CA on Nov 7, 2016

2
Everyone

If we didn't have to ask for new CLEAN sheets we would have been really satisfied. With this being said the staff was very kind.

By on Oct 25, 2016

4

overlooks the river

Everyone
View from patio.

Nice view of the Boardwalk rollercoaster, overlooking the river. Large room, very clean, with private porch patio. Desk, AC, flat screen TV, coffee maker, fridge, and microwave in room. There is a busy street next to the river, just outside the sliding glass doors and the patio. It didn't bother me at all, but people who are sensitive to traffic noise should be aware. I will definitely stay again. Really nice hotel and location for the price I got.

By , from California on Aug 18, 2016

4

nice view, decent rooms

Couples

Nice place, Was there about 10 years ago, kinda pricey, but so are all the others there - it's walking distance to the beach and boardwalk, so that's cool..

By on May 23, 2016