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Second time we have stayed here. It's a great location, nice staff, lovely rooms -- fabulous! We visited downtown Santa Cruz and Capitola, plus just hung out in our beautiful room in front of the... more
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scenic, comfortable, and accommodating B&B
We have stayed at this B&B several times over the years. This year we booked the Vincent Van Gough Room, with its double bath tub, view of the garden, wine reception in the afternoon and breakfast in... more
Everything was perfect for a quite weekend getaway. A small complaint being, one of the pots was not very well cleaned. But it did not bother us, as we didn’t do any cooking. Apart from that, the... more
Reviewed 2 October 2017
My boyfriend and I stayed here for a mini getaway. We absolutely loved it. The rooms are all unique, remodeled, and decorated beautifully. The cottages/inn used to be an old chicken farm and is... more
Nice, quiet place. Close to many places....beach, downtown, Boardwalk. Enclosed courtyard. Outside fire pit and seating. Fireplaces (not real, but cozy and nice for hat and viewing)in room. Pleasant... more
Reviewed 2 January 2018
Our New Secret
We were greeted by Mary at check in. So nice. Full of knowledge of local area. Room was huge. Very contemporary decor. Nice big flatscreen. Great layout. We enjoyed the fire pit in the common patio... more
The hosts and hostesses are very kind and nice people. I am a seasoned traveler and plan on opening our own bed and breakfast in the state of Maryland. I always find it educational to visit other bed... more
Reviewed 8 May 2017
Staying at the Inn was a most wonderful and delightful experience, filled with personalized care, attention to detail, and excellent service. Adriana was most accommodating and made my stay pleasant... more
My family and I decided if this place was a reasonable price we'd stay and for $105ish we got a room on the second level.
Check in was easy and to the point, considering I think we woke the deskman... more
Reviewed 22 July 2017
Good value for your money
We paid 112,5$/ night for a room for 4. The location was great. 3-4 minutes walk to the beach, the beach volley fields, the pier and the promenade while you could also walk to the financial centre... more
Old cramped rooms in an old remodeled house: our room had not a single hook or a place to hang clothes, our suitcases had to be on the floor. We have never before been in such a small, cramped... more
Reviewed 14 November 2016
A Bluth model home from Arrested Development
My husband and I booked a room a the River View Villa "Hotel" as a last minute booking for a romantic weekend. This is not a villa. It was $189 and after fees it came out to $222. For this price you... more
we were supposed to get a two bedroom suite, but when we checked in, they put us in a one bedroom suite. We complained, so they gave us two separate rooms for less than we would have paid for the... more
Reviewed 7 April 2017
BED BUGS all over the place!!! DON'T STAY HERE UNLESS YOU LIKE BUGS CRAWLING ON YOU WHILE YOU SLEEP!!!
Wow...I even found on during the day! I took it to the office and they said it was something that must have crawled in due to all of the rain. (Really! (?)
(Are they telling me that they work in a... more
This place worked well for us. We walked along West Cliff and saw the surfing, walked to wonderful meals and entertainment in the downtown. Breakfast was delicious, the company was wonderful each... more
Reviewed 19 January 2017
Old Time Charm and Hospitality
My daughter and I just returned home after a very pleasant stay at the Darling House. I had admired this Grand Dame for decades but had never stayed there. It was such a joy for us to be the guests... more
scariest motel I have ever been in! Look at the room before you commit!
The window was broken open. The room was filthy. The back slider was glass, did not lock properly and led to an alley full of miscellaneous garbage. It's literally like a scary movie and no way... more
Reviewed 13 August 2016
Don't stay here
The location was the only good thing about this motel. The room and sheets didn't feel clean. Bathroom was very old and looked dirty, we didn't use the shower. The motel was very loud and a lot of... more
We stayed in the Cowhand room overlooking the woods, the rooms were lovely and we enjoyed a swim in the pool and sitting around the patio ready our books.
Breakfast was a great start to the day and... more
Reviewed 8 August 2017
A redwood forest retreat close to wineries and the ocean.
We were greeted to FlipJack by a rafter of turkeys. The curious birds followed us around as Robin gave us a tour of their gardens, animals and grounds. We stayed in the Cowboy Room which has its own... more
The hosts of Redwood Croft were very abrasive, judgmental, and condescending towards us. We spent $300 to stay there on a Saturday night. They warned us that we would need to be quiet and "not have... more
Reviewed 22 August 2016
Lovely B and B and hosts
This is a long-overdue note of praise for this lovely B and B and the amazing Sitah. Hospitality was A plus, breakfasts were leisurely and gourmand, and the property location was amazing. Suffice too... more
These are the nicest people in the world!
If you're looking for a sterile, crisp room with generic décor, don't bother.
Staying here is like staying at your grandma's house. And, they take care... more
Reviewed 30 January 2017
Charming, good location and friendly hosts
This B&B is very charming and eclectic. The hosts are very friendly and helpful and great to talk about the area. The homemade breakfast was delicious, eggs, veggies, chorizo and incredible... more
The best night sleep I ever had was in that wonderful bed at the Aptos Beach Inn
The good things about the Inn:1. The bed was the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. 2. The room was very nicely arranged.3. Whirlpool tub... need I say more? We spent the weekend in the tub... more
We arrived in Santa Cruz on a busy Saturday night and this was the only motel we could find with a vacancy. Our room was $120, and let me tell you, for what you get, that price is outrageous. It... more
Reviewed 25 July 2015
Adequate, affordable, close to beach
This hotel (motel) was very good for the price paid. I noticed a number of negative reviews but they seem to be from prior to new management taking over. Room was clean, location is good, guy at the... more