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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a stay here on a spontaneous trip to Santa Cruz for my Husbands work. He got a last minute weekend job and we were searching for an open room, everything was booked up because of the chowder feed at the boardwalk. We looked at Ocean Echo but thought we wouldn't be able to afford it at first, it...

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for such a fantastic and descriptive review! We truly appreciate your feedback and how you shared detailed information about our accommodations and the amenities of the surrounding area. It is a wonderful spot with easy access to many local attractions. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. All the best!

El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My Bestie and I took our kiddos here for a mini vacation. We were given a warm welcome, fluffy beach towels, and an early check in. The cottage was cozy and comfortable and very close to the beach, boardwalk, and downtown. We had a wonderful time and will definitely be back!

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

We are happy you chose to stay at Ocean Echo for your little getaway. You were such a fun group, and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you for the complimentary review!

Madera, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place was in a great location, was very clean and pet friendly! Right by the beach and a number of restaurants within walking distance. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Will be staying there next time for sure!

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages! We enjoyed meeting your family including your super cute doggy. Thank you for taking time to leave a review. We appreciate your comments. We look forward to your next visit!

sacramento, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I enjoyed the sound of the waves, access to the beach and the comfortable attractive rooms. The breakfast was well done and enjoyable. The managers made me feel welcome. It's a great neighborhood for walks.

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages. We appreciate how you took the time to share your experience with other travelers. It was wonderful to meet you, and we hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Kim and Aaron

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at Ocean Echo for one night. The owners were very kind, but that is where the positive comments end. We were given the smallest room (which resembled a motel room) in the main house, which would probably be ok for one person. For 2 people it was uncomfortably small. Since we were only going to...

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear your experience was not to your expectation. The room you chose online is our most economical room, and the description and pictures available detail the exact layout and dimensions of the room. These old historic buildings do have some limitations, which are typical of old Inns/ Motels/Bed and Breakfasts, etc. We are always aware of...

Sparks, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great being near the ocean and Capitola business area is alot of fun to go to. Remember to make a reservation at the Shadowbrook Inn. Beautiful place and wonderful drinks and meals. Depending where you stay they have an old taxi come pick you up, so no driving if you don't want to.

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and for taking time to let others know the things you enjoyed while here. Shadowbrook is an excellent place to dine, with free taxi service! We look forward to your next stay. Thank you again. Warmest regards, Kim and Aaron

Langtoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked ok on arrival but on closer inspection needed some improvements especially the bathroom. My pet hate - yet another blocked sink hole and sink that didn't look very hygienic. Bedroom for two spacious but bedroom for four very. Cramps. All the facilities for a self catering stay. Free breakfast was very limited, bagels and cream cheese, yoghurt, fruit, coffee...

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. If any maintenance issues arise while here, please let us know, and we will respond right away. Our breakfast is simple; we try and keep up, alas, at times stocks go faster than we do. The Sunny Cove Beach, like all beaches here in Santa Cruz, took a beating this winter...

Grass Valley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so happy we chose to be outside Santa Cruz a bit. This gem is right next to the ocean. Our room was very spacious with a kitchenette, dining table and bay window. Our room was very clean and we loved the décor! The community deck overlooking the ocean is comfortably outfitted with patio furniture and a barbecue to...

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review! We appreciate you taking time to share your experience with others. And we agree, this location is great for those looking to be away from the bustle of the immediate downtown area, however, close enough to access all the local attractions. Thanks again, and warmest regards, Kim and Aaron

Modesto, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, the staff and very friendly and it's such a beautiful place to be, very relaxing and peaceful. I would recommend it to couples were wanting a quiet getaway. The beach is very close within walking distance and the campfires in the evening are absolutely beautiful.

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Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking time to let future guests know the things you enjoyed about your stay at the Ocean Echo Inn and Cottage. I agree, the campfires at night on the beach are beautiful to watch from our deck!

San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Santa Cruz I like to stay at a place off the beaten path and close to the ocean. This suits our taste perfectly! Rooms are clean and have personality. The staff is kind and made check in easy and pleasant. It is definitely more of a personal experience.

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Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Ocean Echo; we very much appreciate you taking time to give us a review, and hope to see you again in the future! Thanks again and warmest regards, Kim and Aaron

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A hidden gem with direct access to the beach at Sunny Cove, a favorite local beach between Santa Cruz and Capitola! This property has a private and charming location with quaint rooms and cottages where you can spend the day on your romantic getaway, enjoy fun family events, eat at great local restaurants, then return to the soothing sound of the ocean waves. Some units have fully-equipped kitchens, ocean views & private decks. Some units are dog-friendly. Short walk to restaurants & yacht harbor. Free continental breakfast, free parking & free WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

Address: 401 Johans Beach Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: RM788 - RM1,616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Main house rooms can be a bit noisier, as they are attached to the main lobby/breakfast area.”
Mperez4, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The room was VERY clean and very well kept up! Everything was very nice!!”
CatPond, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay at the Ocean Echo.”
Surfista44, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room #12 is the best view ! Most expensive, but worth it !”
Redrocr13, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Traveling alone? Get room 7, couple, room 9, and for 2 or more, ask for 5. All are fabulous!”
marti829, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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