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Pacific Blue Inn

636 Pacific Avenue , Santa Cruz, CA 95060 USA (Show map)
4.5
204 Reviews
$149 - $249
per night

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About

For the eco-conscious, Pacific Blue Inn has earned the right to be considered a “green inn”. We feature a full breakfast in our cozy dinning room. All rooms include fireplaces, flat screen TV, DVD/CD, Iron and Ironing board, Hair dryer, alarm clock with iPod dock, and WIFI. Other amenities include an outdoor fire pit, access to Santa Cruz’s most unique art gallery and use of our guest bicycles. Stay Luxurious, Stay Green, Santa Cruz at its Best.

Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.6

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Excellent food, great bed, and very clean Pacific Blue Inn

4.6 on December 07, 2014

Conveniently located about 2 blocks from the Ocean and 1 block from the main drag in Santa Cruz. The Pacific Blue Inn provided great (felt new) bed, very clean room and excellent breakfast. Alex, who greeted us at check in, made breakfast for us Saturday and Sunday. He's a great chef - his fruit bowl was different and fresh each day and he makes everything to order. Try his French Toast - it's delicious and his omelets were too. This is a convenient place, great value. We stayed on the 3rd floor - no noise, good light. Parked our car in the back - everything was fine.


Downtown gem in Santa Cruz

4.6 on November 19, 2014

Great find in downtown Santa Cruz. Location is great for walking to downtown dining and then catching a Santa Cruz Warriors game. A little pricey - but I'd stay again. The breakfast is great - fresh baked popovers alone are worth a return trip (opt for the cinnamon sugar).


Pleasant walk in downtown Santa Cruz

5 on November 09, 2014

Located just minutes away from the beach the Pacific Blue allows for a pleasant walk along the eclectic shops in Santa Cruz. The town has historical markers on each building with there significance in the earthquake of 1989. My first trip to California in many years; the owners were warm and friendly like I am used to in the Midwest. Thanks for the great stay, pleasant décor and fire pit.


Charming and romantic

3.6 on October 22, 2014

I loved the location! The room was very pretty--nicely appointed, wonderful colors, comfy bedding, fabulous fireplace. The wi-fi was a little slow. And the bathroom sink was running very slowly. The sink could use a towel hook. And the table and chairs blocking the closet simply did not work. However, it was a lovely stay.


Minimal elegance

4.6 on October 20, 2014

Pacific Blue Inn is as handsome as the photo, Built with minimalist elegance and all recycled materials. The rooms are spare. immaculate, and comfortable, with California touches, sounds of waterfalls, ocean waves, birdsong, and other natural wonders available at a touch. There is nothing minimalist, however, about the breakfast. Highly recommend popover variant of Eggs Benedict. Kate Auspitz, Somerville MA


Was great

4.0 on October 12, 2014

Staff incredibly friendly, rooms great, apple cake absolutely wonderful!


A very positive experience overall

4.2 on October 09, 2014

Though it was only for 1 night, it was still a pleasant stay. Key highlights for us included: easy late-check in process with a dropbox key provided at the front door, sufficient lighting all throughout the room, cool sliding door to seperate the bathroom and bedroom, free parking...No complaints Easy access to downtown was a plus. We will definitely plan to book another reservation here when we make future plans to visit Santa Cruz. It was either this B&B or Hotel Paradox, which we passed on our way, and I'm so glad I went with my gut feeling to choose Pacific Blue Inn. We appreciated the location, the basic and well-maintained amenities and fare price. Count on us being back.


Cute hotel

4.4 on October 08, 2014

The rooms are a little on the small side, but everything was clean, comfortable and the bathroom actually had enough shelving so that we weren't awkwardly balancing supplies everywhere (one of my hotel pet peeves). We had breakfast both mornings, but if I were to stay there again, I might skip it since this night owl prefers sleeping until 11 or 12 then getting brunch. Breakfast is served in the dining area, and the latest you can get it is 9:30am. The hotel is at the end of the main drag, so within a half mile on the same street there are lots of restaurants, a movie theater, some bars/ clubs, and one street over a Trader Joe's. The beach is a little further away, but still a pretty easy walk. In the evening, they leave out a sweet pastry dessert (my two nights they were lemon bars and coffee cake), a bunch of types of tea, and hot water. (Note to owners: a trashcan in that area would be great). All in all, I'd recommend the place.


Great Stay - Incredible Brownies

5 on October 02, 2014

This is the 2nd time we have stayed at the Pacific Blue Inn and is was, again, wonderful! Super friendly staff and the brownies with sea salt are amazing. We will be back! Super convenient to KC's Sports Bar, the Wharf, downtown and great running routes.


Perfect Weekend in Santa Cruz

5 on September 22, 2014

Found Pacific Blue Inn by accident and we are so glad we did! It is so perfectly located, once we parked the car, we walked everywhere. It was so serene and a great nights sleep. The evening Chamomile Tea Cake was delicious! We wished we could have enjoyed breakfast the following morning, but, unfortunately, we had other plans…next time for sure! A real treasure and we can't wait to return :)


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Rooms & Rates

102

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

103

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

101

Your room features a pillow top Queen size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths.A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am. This room is ADA Compliant.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

201

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning.Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am. This room is ADA compliant.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

303

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

202

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

302

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

301

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am. This is room is handicap accessible.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

203

Your room features a pillow top King size bed with 700 thread count bedding. All of our rooms have private baths. A full hot breakfast is available each morning. Breakfast will be served between 8:30am - 10:00am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

Walk to Beach, Near Mountains, Near Wineries, Walk to Pier & Boardwalk, Walk to shops & Restaurants, Surfing Capital, Downtown

Airport

San Jose, CA (SJC) 33 miles

Directions to property:

Take CA-17 S toward Santa Cruz Take CA-1 N toward CA-9/ HALF MOON BAY/ BOULDER CREEK Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto CHESTNUT ST Turn LEFT onto LAUREL ST Turn RIGHT onto PACIFIC AVE End at 636 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Walk to Santa Cruz Pier and Boardwalk, Surfing Capital, walk to beaches, Walk to Downtown Shops and Restaurants, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Guest Bicycles, Courtyard with Firepit

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Whale watching, Surfing, Amusement Park Rides at Boardwalk, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00-5:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only All rooms are non-smoking
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Rollaway bed is available at additional cost.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Some weekends and discounted weeknights require 2-nights stay.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations require credit card hold. First night stay is charged one week prior to arrival.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations must be made 7 days in advance, or guest will be charged for 1 full night. There is a $25 cancellation fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Michael and Marija

Languages spoken

Serbian, English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Cost: 30
  • Time Served: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Pacific Blue Florentine
Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms stuffed in half a Popover, sprinkled with feta cheese, topped with two poached eggs and home-made Hollandaise...and optional perfectly crisped bacon on top of everything else.


Details

636 Pacific Avenue , Santa Cruz, CA 95060 USA (Show map)

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