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Babbling Brook Inn
Ranked #1 of 15 Santa Cruz B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

My one-night stay was stellar. Everything from the wine-and-cheese reception to the made-to-order breakfast to the well-designed rooms kept me happy the entire time I was there. It's a beautiful location and the staff takes care of the guests well. The manager was exceptionally kind. I loved the room, including the fireplace, the whirlpool, and the sound of the brook.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2011

We stayed 2 nights and enjoyed our stay so much. Breakfast and afternoon wine and snaks are just great. We would love to come back soon!

  • Stayed December 2011
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Bakersfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2011

Quiet intimate hide-away. Wonderful gourmet breakfast provided trays to take back to our room if we wished. Tom, one of the inn keepers, was wonderful; he truly made us feel like family. Upon reservations he asked of any of allergy concerns & helped us pick that “special room”. He more than meet our needs, as I needed to deal with family medical issues from a distance while there. We look forward to returning.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2011

The staff was incredible and rooms were very cozy & charming. The breakfast was delicious. The water noise from the brook definitely helps quiet the street noise. The location was perfect for us as we were visiting our daughter at UCSC.

  • Stayed November 2011
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Schenectady, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2011

The most notable thing about this inn is the fantastic staff. They are welcoming, friendly, attentive, and go out of their way to help in any way they can. The common areas in this inn are quite lovely. The location is great if you want to be near downtown Santa Cruz. If you're looking for a secluded getaway, this place is not a great option, as it is on a fairly busy street. The room itself was fine, though for the price I would have expected somewhat nicer amenities, towels, blankets, etc. However, it was very clean and quiet, and we had no complaints.

Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Babbling Brook Inn
Address: 1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Cruz
Price range (per night): RM910 - RM1,265
Hotel Class:3 star — Babbling Brook Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This historic bed and breakfast offers 13 guestrooms, each with cozy feather beds and private baths, and many include fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Delight in sumptuous fresh-baked cookies upon arrival, and join us in the 90-year old main house each day for a homemade breakfast, and afternoon wine and cheese service. The Babbling Brook Inn is a romantic oasis, offering a unique and rustic retreat within the vibrant beach side community of Santa Cruz. ... more   less 
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