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Ocean Pacific Lodge

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

It was close to beach and a turf soccer field very nice

A block from the wharf and beach. ADA rooms are queen, no kings available. Pets welcome is great but they ask what your ADA reason is for service animal and ask you to sign form, feels like being accused of lying. No carpet in room. Lousy thin towels. Good bedding. Sink outside bathroom. Hot tub and pool always nice.

nice rooms but they need to pay attention to details. All the baseboards needed cleaned, the bathroom door obviously doesnt get wiped down as i could see other people dirt from their hands when they push open the door,walls needed wiped don. Other than that the toilet appeared clean and the beds appeared clean. The bed was kinda stiff but i slept ok. Breakfast was good although a random homeless person made a huge mess for the attendant (opened the pancake batter all over) so as her back was turned cleaning she snuck back in with a huge hoodie and mask and stole a lot of food. tried coming back in 15 minutes later but the attendant shood her away.

Conveniently located to the wharf/board walk... definitely within walking distance. Felt like a safe area. The parking lot could stand to be a little more roomy. Didn't get to try out the pool since it was rained by. Continental breakfast has a great selection. Would stay here again

Stayed one night and did not check out any beach or sights due to extreme weather.

We loved this hotel. Check in was smooth. Staff was very friendly & welcoming. Hotel room was clean, beds were very comfy and had a microwave and fridge! It was close to downtown and the beach though we didnt go to the beach because it is February. 10 min walk to downtown. Area was safe. Parking was a breeze and we got to check in early and check out late at noon for no extra charge. You can check out as late as 3pm for $25. Breakfast was basic with a waffle maker, oatmeal, cereal, yogurt, bread, some fruit & coffee and juice. Waffles were so good. I recommend this hotel for its cleanliness, close proximity to both downtown and the beach, friendly staff & amenities (fridge, microwave, free parking, free breakfast). Great stay.

Great location, free parking, spacious rooms. Somewhat old (tube TV, lived in furnitures), but clean. Would stay there again.

decent hotel in a great location. nice king size bed. friendly staff. clean.

Everything about the location is wonderful. You are close enough to walk to just about everything without the craziness of people crawling all over the streets. The bed was comfortable, the chairs in the room were comfortable and handy. It was the perfect launching spot and a good place to recoup. after being out and about. Thank you.

The price is right for a Santa Cruz night. Close walk to the beach and boardwalk. Good base to get to surrounding areas. Comfortable motel. Standard breakfast. Slept well.

Nice hotel, close to boardwalk and the Pier. Spent the evening at the Boardwalk at the carnival, had dinner on the Pier, watched otters swimming in the ocean and elephant sea lions under the pier.

Half Mile walk to the pier, half mile walk to downtown, and a mile to the Boardwalk! Great location and Clean...great place to sleep. I don't really care about amenities because the only thing I'm doing in my room and is showering and sleeping. Clean, Quite, and Walking distance to everything! Was there on a family Trip.

Our room had a horrible smell. After going online and reading reviews about it being pet friendly, I realized the smell was cat pee. Opening the window helped a little bit. The bathroom exhaust fan didn't work and the bathroom door hinges were rusty.

I've stayed at this hotel many times now and is the only place I will stay when I got to Santa cruz. Clean hotel with all the amenities you need inside the room. Short walk to both beach and Boardwalk. Free breakfast in the morning with lots of options. Lots of families stay at this hotel so make sure to keep it quiet when it gets late as we received a noise complaint.

Very good for the price. Updated room in good location. Remember to rinse the coffee cup well before use.

We stayed a night with 2 kids. Kids spent most time on Beach. 12 year old learned how to surf.

Hotel prices in Santa Cruz are expensive, so considering its proximity to the beach and historic Santa Cruz this is a good bet. We brought our small dog and they gave us dog treats and a sheet of pet friendly restaurants and sites. The hotel itself is a bit worn, but the room was clean, the beds were fairly comfortable and there was plenty of hot water. There are two jacuzzis and a pool and they provide breakfasts. The walls are thin (so a noisy neighbor could be a problem) and the TV is old, but otherwise, it's perfectly fine for a couple of nights.

The hotel was located nicely between the college and beach-boardwalk. We enjoyed both. It was nice to be greeted by a smiling face. We enjoyed the hotel and was even able to check in early. My granddaughter really enjoyed the shower! Thank you for a nice stay.

We had been on the road all day from Josua Tree music festival. I booked the room online. We specifically wanted a jacuzzi tub to soak our aching bodies. Unfortunately we rolled in at 8:45 and were told we couldn't run the jets on the tub after 10. We got to the room which was nice, the tub was huge but it took over half an hour to fill full enough to use the jets. So we were unable to use the jets more than 20 min. A real disappointment considering the price. It was a nice enough hotel however.

Good stopping point between Northern California and the Monterey area!

301 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz CA

Hotel highlights

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

Ocean Pacific Lodge places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. This 56-room motel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. University of California Santa Cruz and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are also nearby.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast, served each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

All of Ocean Pacific Lodge's 56 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 43-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include free local calls, ironing boards, and desks.


Property features

At Ocean Pacific Lodge, guests have access to an outdoor pool, 2 spa tubs, and free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes free parking. Front-desk staff can help with dry cleaning or laundry, and provide local restaurant recommendations. Additional amenities include a computer station, laundry facilities, and a TV in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Room

King 2 | Sleeps 4

Run of House

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Ocean Pacific Lodge

Everyone (14) Couples (58) Business (8) Family (40) Other (20) Friends (13)
5

nice place

Everyone

It was close to beach and a turf soccer field very nice

By on Jun 1, 2017

3

good bed, lousy towels...

Everyone

A block from the wharf and beach. ADA rooms are queen, no kings available. Pets welcome is great but they ask what your ADA reason is for service animal and ask you to sign form, feels like being accused of lying. No carpet in room. Lousy thin towels. Good bedding. Sink outside bathroom. Hot tub and pool always nice.

By on Apr 24, 2017

3

close to boardwalk,updated,needs att. to details

Everyone

nice rooms but they need to pay attention to details. All the baseboards needed cleaned, the bathroom door obviously doesnt get wiped down as i could see other people dirt from their hands when they push open the door,walls needed wiped don. Other than that the toilet appeared clean and the beds appeared clean. The bed was kinda stiff but i slept ok. Breakfast was good although a random homeless person made a huge mess for the attendant (opened the pancake batter all over) so as her back was turned cleaning she snuck back in with a huge hoodie and mask and stole a lot of food. tried coming back in 15 minutes later but the attendant shood her away.

By , from WA on Apr 12, 2017

4

stayed here for a nighy

Everyone

Conveniently located to the wharf/board walk... definitely within walking distance. Felt like a safe area. The parking lot could stand to be a little more roomy. Didn't get to try out the pool since it was rained by. Continental breakfast has a great selection. Would stay here again

By , from oregon on Mar 22, 2017

3

close to the beach but raining all day.

Everyone

Stayed one night and did not check out any beach or sights due to extreme weather.

By on Feb 21, 2017

5

nice hotel, friendly, close to downtown & beach

Everyone

We loved this hotel. Check in was smooth. Staff was very friendly & welcoming. Hotel room was clean, beds were very comfy and had a microwave and fridge! It was close to downtown and the beach though we didnt go to the beach because it is February. 10 min walk to downtown. Area was safe. Parking was a breeze and we got to check in early and check out late at noon for no extra charge. You can check out as late as 3pm for $25. Breakfast was basic with a waffle maker, oatmeal, cereal, yogurt, bread, some fruit & coffee and juice. Waffles were so good. I recommend this hotel for its cleanliness, close proximity to both downtown and the beach, friendly staff & amenities (fridge, microwave, free parking, free breakfast). Great stay.

By , from Bay Area, CA on Feb 20, 2017

4

great location close to boardwalk, beach, downtown

Everyone

Great location, free parking, spacious rooms. Somewhat old (tube TV, lived in furnitures), but clean. Would stay there again.

By on Jan 28, 2017

4

winter romantic getaway

Couples

decent hotel in a great location. nice king size bed. friendly staff. clean.

By , from San Francisco on Dec 25, 2016

4

comfortable... crazy during the season but lovely

Everyone

Everything about the location is wonderful. You are close enough to walk to just about everything without the craziness of people crawling all over the streets. The bed was comfortable, the chairs in the room were comfortable and handy. It was the perfect launching spot and a good place to recoup. after being out and about. Thank you.

By , from Pomona, Calif. on Dec 3, 2016

4

budget hotel by the beach

Couples

The price is right for a Santa Cruz night. Close walk to the beach and boardwalk. Good base to get to surrounding areas. Comfortable motel. Standard breakfast. Slept well.

By on Oct 17, 2016