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    Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages

    401 Johans Beach Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          US$249
          US$224
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          Overview
          • Excellent57%
          • Very good19%
          • Average11%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible7%
          Travellers talk about
          “the cottages” (25 reviews)
          “the managers” (32 reviews)
          “private beach” (13 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Pool
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          The location is awesome, steps from our favorite locals beach. Staff is friendly and accommodating and clearly cares about the place and visitors. The continental breakfast is quaint and perfect...coffee delicious but Starbucks in walking distance if you must. We stayed in a 1 bedroom...More

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          Reviewed 5 days ago

          WE were fortunate to be able to check in early and get maximum time on the beach!! This is my second stay and I look forward to coming again next year. We have already decided to stay longer!! I would love to come more often...More

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          Response from Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach CottagesResponded 2 days ago

          We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages! Thank you for taking time to write a review. We appreciate the feedback! If you would like to take advantage of more economical rates, try mid-week or off-season stays and...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I'll start off with the positive. The owners of these cottages are very friendly and our cottage was very clean. The beds were comfortable and the furnishings looked pretty new. The main issues for us were that the cottages themselves were very old. It was...More

          Thank Rachel S
          Response from Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach CottagesResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you for choosing to stay at Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages! We appreciate your feedback. We are sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. The effects of the weather can be difficult to predict. The rainy season did a lot damage...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Beautiful property and very nice front desk people. We only stayed one night but it was very nice. The bed was very comfortable. They accommodated our dog. The view was very nice off the back deck. The only bad thing I could say is the...More

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          Response from Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach CottagesResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you for staying at Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages! Thank you for writing a review. We are always looking for ways to improve our guests' experiences. We keep our rates competitive with comparable properties in Santa Cruz, and on holidays or special event...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Cozy nice and quiet atmosphere; great inn keepers and sun deck. Just steps from the sand and ocean waves at the smaller semi-private Sunny Cove Beach. Central location and within walking distance to some restaurants and Starbucks, and short drive to downtown SC, Capitola, and...More

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          Response from Kim and Aaron P, Manager at Ocean Echo Inn & Beach CottagesResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you for your fantastic review! Your description encapsulates many of the reasons why guests love Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages. We hope to see you again in the near future! All the best!!!

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$211 - US$420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Charlette M
          Are there any cottages with 2 beds? If so, what are the prices for those ones and cottage numbers?
          25 February 2015|
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          Response from Kim and Aaron P | Property representative |
          Cottage 6 actually has three beds: one king and two queens. Cottage 11 has two queen beds. Cottage 5 has a queen bed and two twin beds. Several of our cottages will have a bed in the bedroom and a sofa sleeper in the living... More
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          "Main house rooms can be a bit noisier, as they are attached to the main lobby/breakfast area."
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          "The room was VERY clean and very well kept up! Everything was very nice!!"
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          "Don't stay at the Ocean Echo."
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