Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz

1015 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060  show map
 2 stars
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Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Refrigerator

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Sports activities

Golf course

Pets allowed

Overview

The designer Ocean Lodge offers an individual accommodation in the heart of Santa Cruz. The hotel opened its doors in 1978 and was remodeled in 2009.

Guests can get to University of California at Santa Cruz, Sky Glider and Cowell's Beach in 25 minutes on foot. The property is located within a 20-minute walk to the center of Santa Cruz.

Ocean Lodge is within a 45-minute drive to Mineta San Jose International airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 30 rooms equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite television, a writing table, a wardrobe and a ceiling fan. They are fitted with a microwave, a dishwasher and a fridge as well as private bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A historic area features Finns Coffee and Santa Cruz Diner within 100 meters of the venue.

Services

Multilingual staff offers 24-hour front desk, ironing service and concierge service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   30.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Children are welcome
  • No elevators
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Housekeeping

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1015 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

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City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Marianne's Ice Cream
    40 m
  • Santa Cruz Diner
    130 m
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    2.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    30

Rooms and availability

Budget Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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Double Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 23 m²
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Queen Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 23 m²
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Room facilities

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
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    Hotel Address:

    1015 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Santa Cruz
      1.2 km
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Marianne's Ice Cream
      40 m
    • Santa Cruz Diner
      130 m
    Beaches
    • Santa Cruz Main Beach
      2.0 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of rooms:
      30

    Ocean Lodge Location

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.1 km

    Sport related

    Shopping areas

    Amusement

    Museums

    • Kids on Broadway - 700 m
    • McPherson Center - 800 m
    • Museum of Art and History - 800 m
    • Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center - 800 m
    • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz - 900 m
    • First Night Santa Cruz - 900 m
    • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt - 1.0 km

    Parks

    • Parks and Recreation Dept - 500 m
    • Santa Cruz Mission State Park - 600 m
    • Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation - 1.0 km

    Halls

    • Viking Hall - 500 m
    • German American Hall - 500 m
    • Holy Cross Parish Hall - 700 m
    • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium - 1.0 km
    • Portuguese Hall - 1.1 km
    • Cayuga Vault - 1.1 km
    • Calvary Parish Hall - 1.2 km
    • Pacific Cultural Ctr - 1.3 km
    • Louden Nelson Community Ctr - 1.4 km

    Universities, Institutes

    • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz - 1.0 km
    • Goodwill Industries - 1.1 km

    Golf courses and Country clubs

    Local attractions

    • Santa Cruz Wharf - 1.9 km
      Beach Street, Santa Cruz
    • Santa Cruz Main Beach - 2.0 km
      Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz
    • UCSC Arboretum - 2.7 km
      1156 High Street, Santa Cruz
    • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 2.1 km
      Beach Street, Santa Cruz
    • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History - 2.2 km
      1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz

    Near the hotel

    • Museum of Art & History - 820 m
      705 Front St., Santa Cruz
    • Cave Train - 1.1 km
      Santa Cruz, CA
    • Mission State Park - 1.1 km
      School Street, Santa Cruz

    Restaurants nearby

    • Marianne's Ice Cream - 40 m

      Address: 1020 Ocean St
      Phone: 831-458-1447

      84% likes this, based on 114 reviews

    • Finns Coffee - 60 m

      Address: 1104 Ocean Street

      65% likes this, based on 46 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    • Denny's - 430 m

      Address: 1515 Ocean St
      Phone: 831-426-4628

      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 26

    • Santa Cruz Diner - 130 m

      Address: 909 Ocean St.
      Phone: 831-426-7151

      58% likes this, based on 150 reviews

    • Samba Rock - 260 m

      Address: 291 Water Street

      73% likes this, based on 26 reviews
      Price Range: CAD 5 - CAD 10

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of rooms:
      30
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    Ocean Lodge Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ocean Lodge

    Average guest rating

    5.4out of 10
    Guest rating
    Based on 20 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      3.2

      Bed bugs, mean workers

    • Single
      7.8

      The price and ease of the location

      It was a bit run down. The room was small and the bathrooms needed updating. But for the price it was just fine.

    • Couple
      10.0

      The Staff was great, made me feel like family. After checking in, KP took his time and helped us plan our day. We did not feel rushed or as if we were a burden. He really understands customer service, and how to treat guests.

    • Family with children
      5.4

      It was clean and close to dining and coffee. Rooms were clean.

      Rooms were very small, no closets. Very expensive for this type of room.

    • Couple
      7.4

      It was quiet and clean even though in need of updates. Staff were friendly and helpful.

    • Couple
      4.2

      Manager tried to respond to the problems we encountered.

      We had to move twice to find a tolerable room. The first room wasn't made up after last use. The second was heavily smoked in & the outer door lock didn't work. The third room sink didn't drain plus other problems shown in photos, such as bathroom vent fan broken, shower door won't latch, sink leaked on floor, paint peeling, drapes not wide enough, etc.

    • Couple
      6.6

      Front desk gave us a great recommendation for dinner, turned out to be fantastic. Across the street from the best coffee shop I've ever been to.

      Loud neighbors with late hours (not the hotel's fault), shower area could have been cleaner

    • Family with children
      2.8

      I can't say. It was the most I have ever paid for a motel, and it was the shabbiest place I have ever stayed. 175$ a night for brocken door, brocken sink, spiders in the bathroom and rust on the fixtures! Worst hotel/motel experience ever!

      Everything this place was a total joke. I felt ripped off!

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      The sheets were wonderful! Room was clean & comfortable for the price.There was no coffee or continental breakfast, but there was a great cafe across the street.

    • Single
      3.8

      This was the worst value for money out of all of the hotels that I have stayed in during my life (I'm 81 so that's a lot of hotels). The cost of 368.63 for three nights (Sat, Sun, Mon) was excessive when viewed from the lack of comfort. Only one lamp out of two by the bed worked. The bathroom sink was mounted in a cabinet with one door missing, with the exposed hinges gaping. There were no hangers for clothes. The walls were whitewashed or painted white on plaster, no decor at all (could have been a prison). The location was quite far from the beach or the town of Santa Cruz proper, so location was not of great value. During my second day the room card key failed and the maid at first didn't want to admit me, although she had seen me occupying the room. The person at the front desk who had checked me in and taken my credit card said "Oh, are you staying over?" Did she think I had paid an exorbitant sum for one night in a prison room?? Finally, on the last day, Monday, I left the room around 7am and first returned about 5:30 pm to find that the room had not been made up!! This is the bad motel located on Ocean Street, there is another quite good one a few blocks North on Plymouth St.!! Unfortunately it was full.

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      the price

      The shower dripped constantly.No air conditioner. The television remote did'nt work because it was missing 1 battery. There was no hot water at the wash basin.

    • Single
      3.8

      The only thing good about this motel, it was close to the bus line.

      I hope that all National 9 motels are not like this one. I had to stay for 7 days because it was Non-refundable. The Proprietor was rude and has no social skills. Since you do not want complaints, I work for the State of ca and do lots of traveling. This was the first and last time I will stay in a National 9 motel. It was a nasty and disgusting place to stay. I have passed the word to my co-workers to avoid this motel chain. If you are interested in the horrible experience I had staying at this motel, please feel free to contact me by email and I will be happy to attach a copy of my complaint letter that I forwarded to the corporate office.

    • Couple
      3.2

      This place was a dump! Broken cabinets, broken plaster, broken tile, shower water was cold then super hot, tv was manual, no remote, hard mattress, No bible. ( don't care, but every place in the world has a bible)! Clogged drains, broken curtains, cars parked on front doorstep. Huge money!

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      Inexpensive (comparitively)

      Parking arrangement is ridiculous. Easily possible to get stuck in the parking lot.

    • Group of friends
      3.8

      The room the services the ice machine the staff

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    1015 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Santa Cruz
      1.2 km
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Marianne's Ice Cream
      40 m
    • Santa Cruz Diner
      130 m
    Beaches
    • Santa Cruz Main Beach
      2.0 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of rooms:
      30