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The Darling House

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  • Average5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Mr & Mrs. Darling were charming and friendly. Their residence was incredible and location second to none. However, we found some of the cleanliness lacking and, inasmuch as the original furnishings admirable, some upkeep and repair is, in my view, required.More

Thank Richard S
Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 23 April 2015

Richard, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us on the Edge of the Pacific. We continue to be in awe each time we look in appreciation of our surroundings. We have tried to maintain the turn of the century atmosphere by furnishing with...More

Reviewed 1 February 2015

If you are looking to stay in Santa Cruz then Darling House is wonderful and close to all the amenities. You will feel like you have stepped back in time as the owners have preserved many of the original 1910 features. The owners themselves are...More

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Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 23 September 2015

Donna, Thank you for sharing your experience regarding the Darling House. We are pleased to provide sanctuary for worldly travelers. You are right to call this house "Darling", as many have over the years. It seems when folks walk through the front door & experience...More

Reviewed 7 November 2014

We like staying at Bed and Breakfasts, and have been seeking them out for a while now. The Darling house fits the paradigm we so appreciate; a historic home that, with a few unobtrusive modifications here and there becomes an extraordinary and welcoming place to...More

2  Thank Jeff G
Response from Denise D, Owner at The Darling HouseResponded 17 June 2015

Wow, Jeff thank you! We are always glad when our guests are able to unplug, relax, unwind, and gratefully breath in the delight that Darling House provides for your Santa Cruz experience. We appreciate the rave review and your willingness to take the time to...More

Reviewed 10 September 2014

We found that place by chance based on the outlook and location. Jumped in after a long ride on our Harley and found one of the loveliest erderly couple in our life. They were friendly and helpful and we had a great talk. The place...More

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Response from Denise D, Owner at The Darling HouseResponded 9 March 2015

Janka, we're so happy to hear you and your husband had such a wonderful, relaxing time with us while you were cruising down the coast in your Harley! So glad you enjoyed the old charm of the place and the sound of the seals. There's...More

Reviewed 7 August 2014

Clean, homely, and super nice. We loved the location as well, walking distance to the beach. They also have their own parking lot, it is so quiet as well. Breakfast is light, but very healthy! We stayed in the Monterey Room, it was worth it....More

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Response from DWCD, Manager at The Darling HouseResponded 23 September 2015

We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us at the Darling House & you are right, many guests find the Monterey Bay room too be a very snuggly spot, red velvet & all. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience &...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Concierge
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US$165 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$165 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Great ocean view from some waterfront rooms"
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"There are rooms directly over looking Monterey Bay - breathtaking!"
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"Anything with an ocean view will suffice."
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"Be aware, the shared bath downstairs does not have a shower but the one upstairs does."
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