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San Mateo, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chaminade is a lovely hotel in the hills of Santa Cruz and a 15 minute drive to the town of Capitola or Santa Cruz. The best part about the hotel is the spa. With a purchase of a spa service, you have access to the gym, locker room, showers, saunas and co-ed jacuzzi on the patio. I selected the...

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ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear W., Thank you for the kind words on the property and team, we are glad you enjoyed your spa experience as well. I will forward you comments to the Food and Beverage team so that we can be more prepared in our room service tray retrieval process. All the best, Kevin L. Herbst | General Manager

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Listed as a Luxury resort and spa, which it is NOT! Customer service was lacking in all areas of the hotel from the check in desk, spa, and Linwood Bar & Grill. Had to wait two hours before a room was available. Understand that there was a wedding, but management should have taken into consideration the staff and resources needed...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the nicest double room I have ever stayed in. Clean, comfortable, and beautiful. The food at the restaurant was amazing and the wait staff was prompt and friendly. Great snacks in the halls for downtime between events. And the view of Monterrey Bay was stunning.

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ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. Come back soon! Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We only stayed for one night but we managed to pack in so much that it felt like a full weekend stay-cation. -Bar apps and drinks to take in the sunset -Heated pool and hot tub under the stars -Fantastic bed (for those who like a firm mattress) -Morning breakfast taking in the wildlife just beyond the patio -Hiking the...

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ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. It sounds like you took advantage of all of our resort amenities...epic weekend indeed. Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager

Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stayed there for two days/one night and spend time on the conferencing rooms. The place was great, quiet and the service met all our expectations. Paula was our point of contact at the place and she was always available to assist.

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ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager

Hollister, California
Reviewed 19 October 2016

From the moment we arrived we were treated as if we were their only guests. The Valet gentlemen were just that....gentlemen!! Registration was easy and full of smiles! The staff for the surprise party was on point the entire night, each of our guest were highly impressed. We also experienced the Spa....holy massage!! By far the best massage my husband...

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ChaminadeResort, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. We love the comments and will share them with the team! Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The rooms have all the hotel conveniences. Mini-fridge, shower over tub, ironing board, etc. my room was ground floor looking out at the trees (I asked for a quiet room), with a small patio, chairs, and a table. Everything was perfect. The spa was lovely. Good therapists for massage and facials. Steam and dry sauna, coed jacuzzi (it was too...

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ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JennRusty, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort and amenities. Looks like you were able to get out and explore our three hundred acre wood. Glad you were able to relax at the spa and take advantage of the spa steam rooms and Jacuzzi tubs. Come back and visit us soon! Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager

Novato, California
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The room was a bit small but the hotel personnel were very accommodating. We arrived early ~8:30 am and were able to check in at that time. The grounds were nicely landscaped except in front of some of the rooms. The hotel restaurant has an amazing view of the water during sunset and nice coffee table fireplaces to warm you....

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ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort and many amazing amenities. Sounds like you had a grand adventure on our California Coastline and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The service was excellent. The staff was always courteous and willing to meet my needs. The hotel facilities are great. This is a old boarding school converted into a hotel. The rooms are great, modern and comfortable. The overall theme of the hotel is the boarding school. The restaurant is great. If you are looking for a different, relaxing experience...

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ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Thelmo, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate the kind comments and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Kevin Herbst, General Manager

San Jose, California, United States
Reviewed 11 October 2016

From the greeting that I received at the Front Desk, to the great service at dinner I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Chaminade. The trails are beautiful to wander through and the property itself is quiet and serene. I had a spa day as well that was very enjoyable and I felt very pampered and welcomed.

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ChaminadeResort2, General Manager at Chaminade Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gigi, Thank you for the great comments on the team and property. Truly made my day! Come back soon and tell all of your friends…fall is absolutely beautiful in Santa Cruz. Especially when you include a trip to Chaminade. All the best, Kevin L. Herbst | General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Chaminade Resort & Spa is a spectacular mountaintop retreat in Santa Cruz. Our historic Mission-style resort overlooks sweeping views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Chaminade is a luxurious destination for executive meetings, celebrations and getaways. Enjoy color palettes inspired by the California coast, contemporary Spanish furnishings, and world-class amenities. Chaminade is just five minutes from golf courses, the beach and downtown Santa Cruz. Escape to a haven of unsurpassed service. Chaminade is the first hospitality business in Santa Cruz County to receive a "Green Business Certification" for its environmental efforts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chaminade Resort & Spa

Address: 1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-1557
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: RM794 - RM1,596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chaminade Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Chaminade Resort And Spa
Chaminade Santa Cruz
Chaminade Hotel Santa Cruz
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#5 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
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“Ask for the additional robe upon arrival since the room only provides one by default.”
 of 5 bubbles JasonH637, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great Rooms, Great Staff, Amazing Views”
 of 5 bubbles Krivera4512, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chose the rooms that back up to trees, rather than the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles jennRusty, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a nice view of the ocean. It does get foggy there so be prepared to wait for the fog to lift.”
 of 5 bubbles 514susanz, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I had a view of the pool but if I was staying longer I would request an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles 491gigib, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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