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Riverside
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Small room, but clean. Historic building with old Spanish charm. The location was perfect for my meeting at another location. Did not attend continental breakfast during stay. TV was adequate, air condition unit was cooling.

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1 Thank blowe55
Sausalito, California
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43 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

If you're running from the FBI, street thugs, or have just been released from prison, this hotel might be perfect for you. Otherwise, don't stop. In fact, speed up. Although the owners cite the hotel's 1927 heritage, they forget to mention that 1927 was the hotel's best year. Today, it's a beat up mess with broken furniture, sketchy guests, a... More 

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8 Thank Gordius
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We chose this hotel as an alternative to the magnificent one where our Convention was being held. The photos on the website looked interesting and the price was right. We got a perfectly adequate room with two comfortable beds, nice TV, fridge and microwave, free wi-fi and parking. The grounds are very quaint and cute -- several fountains and even... More 

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3 Thank Patricia P
Cambridge, Minnesota
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155 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Considering the hotels directly across the street cost more than $120.00 additional per night, this older hotel is more than adequate to spend a night or two in downtown Riverside. It could be very charming with lots of old world flavor, yet the owners must not want to invest the time or money. The room had a microwave, small refrigerator,... More 

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2 Thank puresynergy
Phoenix Arizona
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2013

No fitted sheets to cover the very stained mattresses. No bathroom mirror. Old, very noisy room air conditioner missing most of the grill parts. Gross bedspreads that looked like were purchased from a garage sale. Paint does not cover dirtiness. No coffee maker. They charged for the ice machine! Paper thin windows equals very noisy from street noise. No extras.... More 

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4 Thank JohninPhoenix
Tucson
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I figured that if I got a motel room in Downtown Riverside, what could go wrong? My room was at the top of the stairs, furthest West, right next to busy Market Street. I heard every car, bus, & Harley that drove by. It was like I was out on the city bus bench. I am not sure, but I... More 

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4 Thank Max L
Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Booked this hotel to be able to attend the local airshow, however they cancelled the airshow at the last minute and this hotel had a no-show policy of a couple of days so was stuck having to go and stay there. Really wanted to stay at the Mission Inn, but was way too expensive. So found this place close by... More 

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4 Thank Beenaround73
Simi Valley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2012

This a very cost effective place to stay. If you're looking for updated and contemporary, then this is not the place for you. It's outdated, but clean. The hotel is located on a major street and you definitely can hear traffic and sirens. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Very close to the Mission Inn and next to a... More 

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Vista
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 December 2011

We stayed here January 2011 and are making arrangements again for this January 2012. It was clean and comfortable. Some rooms are very small but the one we had was fine. Bathroom was good which is often a problem in economy motels. The grounds were cared for and staff was nice. Not everything was the greatest but for the place... More 

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Thank 101catpawz
Williams, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2011

Staff was very friendly and accommodating.The room we were assigned was neat,clean and very charming.Santa Cruz Inn is a building of significant historical value which we simply loved!All in all we had a fantastic stay..will definitely go back!!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Santa Cruz Inn

Address: 3425 Market St, Riverside, CA 92501-2825
Region: United States > California > Riverside
Price Range: RM476 - RM507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Santa Cruz Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“You can choose a good room by choosing a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ProfPride, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Run. Don't stop.”
  • Closet with two hangers
  • Chipped paint in bathroom
  • Broken plaster in shower
 of 5 bubbles Gordius, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Lower floor would likely be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 178patriciap, 5 May 2014 | Read review
“Avoid staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles JohninPhoenix, 30 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxL688, 23 Apr 2013 | Read review
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