Budget Inn Santa Cruz

110 San Lorenzo Boulevard, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060  show map
 2 stars
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Budget Inn Santa Cruz

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Refrigerator

No pets allowed
Air conditioning
No Smoking

No smoking on site

Overview

Budget Inn Santa Cruz is a 2-star hotel offering a non-smoking accommodation not far from Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, University of California at Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay Aquarium. This hotel dates from 1980 and was refurbished in 2009.

The city center is 10 minutes' walk of the property. A college and a lighthouse lie a short distance away.

Mineta San Jose International airport can be reached in 45 minutes by car from Budget Inn Santa Cruz.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 19 rooms equipped with a laptop safe, a telephone, a microwave, complimentary wireless internet and a dressing room. Bathrooms come with a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Guests can eat at Little Caesars Pizza and Miramar, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

There are a car park and a vending machine at guests' disposal.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   19.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines

Services

  • Wake up service

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Queen bed

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

110 San Lorenzo Boulevard, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

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City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    900 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Little Caesars Pizza
    180 m
  • Miramar
    330 m
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    600 m
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    19

Rooms and availability

Budget Inn Santa Cruz photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

This spacious room includes a kitchen and a dining area. Please note: Kitchen utensils are not provided.

Budget Inn Santa Cruz photos Room
Queen Room Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Cable TV is available in this room. A microwave and small fridge are provided.

Budget Inn Santa Cruz photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room Two Queen Beds
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 King-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

This room is spacious.

Budget Inn Santa Cruz Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center800 m

Places of interest

  • Sky Glider500 m
  • Cowell's Beach900 m

Sport related

  • Veterans Memorial Building1.0 km

Shopping areas

  • Pacific Garden Shopping900 m
  • Pacific Avenue900 m

Amusement

  • Surf Bowl Cafe500 m
  • Cocoanut Grove Banquet and Conf600 m
  • Boardwalk Photos600 m
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk600 m

Museums

  • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz400 m
  • Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center800 m
  • Museum of Art and History800 m
  • McPherson Center800 m
  • First Night Santa Cruz800 m
  • Santa Cruz Museum Nat History900 m
  • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt1.1 km

Parks

  • Parks and Recreation Dept800 m
  • Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation1.1 km
  • Santa Cruz Mission State Park1.3 km

Halls

  • Louden Nelson Community Ctr800 m
  • Calvary Parish Hall900 m
  • Pacific Cultural Ctr1.0 km
  • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium1.1 km
  • Cayuga Vault1.4 km
  • Holy Cross Parish Hall1.4 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz900 m

Golf courses and Country clubs

Marina

  • Cowell's Beach900 m

Oceanfront Areas

  • Santa Cruz800 m

Local attractions

  • Mission State Park1.6 km
    School Street, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum2.1 km
    West Cliff Drive at Lighthouse Point, Santa Cruz
  • Pleasure Point Beach3.4 km
    East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach1.7 km
    5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz
  • UCSC Arboretum3.2 km
    1156 High Street, Santa Cruz

Near the hotel

  • Santa Cruz Wharf620 m
    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk880 m
    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
  • Museum of Art & History920 m
    705 Front St., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach600 m
    Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History910 m
    1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
  • Cave Train1.3 km
    Santa Cruz, CA

Restaurants nearby

  • Little Caesars Pizza180 m

    Address: 233 Ocean St
    Phone: 831-469-9100

    72% likes this, based on 23 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 16

  • Saturn Cafe610 m

    Address: 145 Laurel St
    Phone: 831-429-8505

    66% likes this, based on 107 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian
    Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 15

  • Beach Street Cafe600 m

    Address: 399 Beach St
    Phone: 831-426-7621

    72% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Miramar330 m

    Address: 232 Leibrandt Ave

    74% likes this, based on 22 reviews

  • Hindquarter Bar and Grille610 m

    Address: 303 Soquel Ave
    Phone: 831-426-7770

    68% likes this, based on 91 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 23

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    19
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Budget Inn Santa Cruz Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Budget Inn Santa Cruz

Average guest rating

4.4out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 28 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    5.8

    Did not supply soap or shampoos or coffee.

  • Family with children
    2.8

    The rooms were disgusting and dirty. There were stains on the blankets, walls and carpet. People were walking in and out and hanging on the balcony all night long. Then at 3am we heard people fighting and a women screaming and then the cops break into the next room and tackle a vicious man to the ground! Then the police knocked on my room asking me question about what we might of heard. This place is a very disgusting and a very scary place to stay. If I could get a refund for this place I would but I was told by the front desk that there is absolutely no refund. I got no sleep staying at the budget inn, my stay was horrible! I would never recomment this place to anyone.

  • Family with children
    3.2

    Disgusting room! What a pit! Carpet gross and buckled everywhere. Paint missing and patched with white holes everywhere. Lamps did not work. Shower gross and leaking. Manager needed access to our room to open a storage room within it to gather supplies. Gross!!!! Never even took my shoes off.

  • Couple
    3.8

    It was walking distance to the Santa Cruz Board Walk

    The room smelled bad. I thought I was going to get sick from it. There were no soap, no ironing board and there was mold on the back door that led to a filthy walk way. I propped a chair against it to make sure no one can get in. The blind to the back door was bent and wouldn't close properly.

  • Older travelers
    2.4

    I stay in over 80 hotels a year for business travel and by far the Budget Inn in Santa Cruz was the worst lodging I have ever experienced. Old, in poor condition (holes in walls, curtains ripped or missing, 40+ year old carpets, non-smoking rooms stink like cigarettes), impersonal, non-friendly staff. The furniture was so so bad we joked that if we had put it on the street with a "free" sign it would still be there - which says a lot in a cash-strapped college student town. This is not a hotel - it's a crack den and a place for newly paroled sex offenders. Caveat emptor - buyer beware.

  • Family with children
    3.2

    Sorry to tell you but the hotel was very low quality. When we went to check in at 5 the room was not ready. We had called earlier that day and it was supposed to be ready at 3. The room had old and broken fixtures and furnishings. No shades on two windows, the front curtain broken. I kept waiting for something to crawl out. Sleep on top of covers. There was only 2 small bars of soap. No ice, no ice bucket, no iron nor board even when asked for at front desk, no coffee. Price very high for no service and very low quality hotel. Smelled of smoke to the point we were coughing and it smelled like someone had lived there. I would remove this hotel from your program. I noticed that other guest were also unsatisfied with service.

  • Group of friends
    3.2

    DelLocation.

    CheapHotels app booked me here & was glad to get a good rate & better location. Description is for $75/night Deluxe Queen Room, Non Smoking Spacious room includes a kitchen & dining room area for 2 people. When we check in we got room 115 & to our surprise it's one small room w/ a queen bed & bathroom. This is not what was on the description from my reservation. I asked the Manager what happened & he said that he booked someone already but he said he is willing to switch room. We checked the other room which is 120 & there is a couple staying there. The place smell already and they have their stuff inside. Manager said they are willing to switch & I told him if he is going to clean the room. He said it is the way it is. He gave us an option to switch or get a 25% discount & frustrated and tired we decided to stay at room 115. Our stay there was horrible. They didn't even provide shampoo, soap for us & the bath room was in a paddle after we used them and my friend thinks that there a leak at the base of the tub. One of the lamps are not working and the plug is loose. They only provided us with an electric fan. The manager's 13 y/o son is always answering the phone and he has a bad customer service. One time I called the hotel & his son answered the phone. I was asking for help and the son said "no one can help you because the Manager is not here, No one can help you tonight" What is going on with this hotel. The Manager gave us an extra free night stay and we agreed but we have to leave because it was a horrible feeling if we stay one more night. We need a refund for these horrible experience and I hope you can either correct this and not recommend to your prospective clients.

  • Couple
    3.2

    It was a convenient walk to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and the cheapest price I could find in all the surrounding areas. Other than that, absolutely no positives.

    Very run-down. Appeared to be more of a low-income housing facility. Very thin walls. Stains and hair in the bathroom. Burn holes in the comforter. Old and bunched up carpeting. Air freshener smelled as though it was masking whatever odor the place has.

  • Group of friends
    3.2

    Words cannot describe how horrid this hotel is. The carpet was filthy and crumpled, there was hair on the bathroom walls, the towels had stains and the room was crammed with stained, broken furniture someone left on the curb. To add to the experience, there was a shooting in front of the hotel the night we arrived and a loud couple kept us up the second night. Unless you are really dying to have the "bad hotel" experience, steer clear of this place.

  • Single
    10.0

    It was walking distance to the Santa Cruz boardwalk. Also, the room felt more like an apartment than a hotel room. It was a nice surprise.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The Price , Location And Clean Room

    The Stairs Were Wobbly Very Scary, Back Upstairs Balcony Doesn't Look Or Feel Safe....

  • Family with children
    4.2

    The best thing was the list of instructions on what not to do, prominantly placed in the room, and instructed to read it before you booked in.

    This was a pretty filthy place. Shower was grimey and stained. There were holes in the wall that were stuffed with toilet paper. Cardboard taped to the wall etc. Carpets were shiney. If you stay here bring flip flops to wear wherever you would usually go bearefoot.

  • Older travelers
    4.2

    Hotel staff was not friendly at all! Check in was at 3 and I had to wait a whole hour until my room was ready! They didn't even start cleaning until I got there!!!! It was a hot day & there was no Ac unit. They only provided a fan. It was the day of my boyfriends birthday & we weren't able to enjoy our stay! Never again. They really look up to their name, budget!

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    location is very good. efforts to avoid squalor are clearly made, but the property is not in the best repair. it's a cheap motel--expectations have to be realistic.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    The manager is rude... its costs a lot for the rooms to look as poor as they do... it looks like all the appliances were just thrown together...

How to reach hotel

hotel Budget Inn Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

110 San Lorenzo Boulevard, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    900 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Little Caesars Pizza
    180 m
  • Miramar
    330 m
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    600 m
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    19