Hitching Post Studios Inn - Santa Cruz

ex. Hitching Post Motel

1717 Soquel Avenue , Santa Cruz, United States, 95062  show map
 2 stars
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Hitching Post Studios Inn - Santa Cruz

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Hitching Post Studios Inn is placed in a natural area of Santa Cruz in the vicinity of Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and University of California at Santa Cruz.

The property is located within a 30-minute walk to the center of Santa Cruz.

The hotel's convenient location offers to get to Mineta San Jose International airport in 45 minutes by car.

Rooms

All compact rooms including Compact Room and Double Room are fitted with free Wi-Fi, a sofa, a dressing area, flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. Guests can make use of free toiletries and a hairdryer in every bathroom.

Services

Multilingual staff provides guests with 24-hour reception, ironing service and housekeeping.

Relax

The property offers showers and towels on the beach.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Toilet
  • Towels
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Hitching Post Studios Inn - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
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Hotel Address:

1717 Soquel Avenue , Santa Cruz, United States, 95062

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City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    1.5 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Mackenzies Chocolates (cuisine: American)
    900 ft
  • Taco Bell (cuisine: Fast Food, Mexican)
    1300 ft
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
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Free Wi-Fi, separate dining area, kitchenette and tea and coffee-making facilities are included in this room. Please note that no cooking utensils are provided.

Room facilities
    Hitching Post Studios Inn Compact Double RoomHitching Post Studios Inn Compact Double RoomHitching Post Studios Inn Compact Double Room
    Compact Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
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    Free Wi-Fi, a microwave, compact fridge and tea and coffee-making facilities are included in this room.

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hitching Post Studios Inn - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
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      Hotel Address:

      1717 Soquel Avenue , Santa Cruz, United States, 95062

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Santa Cruz
        1.5 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mackenzies Chocolates (cuisine: American)
        900 ft
      • Taco Bell (cuisine: Fast Food, Mexican)
        1300 ft
      Beaches
      • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
        1.3 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        31

      Hitching Post Studios Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.4 mi

      Sport related

      • Veterans Memorial Building - 1.4 mi

      Shopping areas

      • Pacific Garden Shopping - 1.4 mi

      Amusement

      • Surf Bowl Cafe - 1.6 mi

      Museums

      • Kids on Broadway - 1.0 mi
      • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz - 1.0 mi
      • Santa Cruz Museum Nat History - 1.2 mi
      • Museum of Art and History - 1.3 mi
      • McPherson Center - 1.3 mi
      • First Night Santa Cruz - 1.4 mi
      • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt - 1.6 mi

      Parks

      • Parks and Recreation Dept - 1.0 mi
      • Santa Cruz County Parks Dept - 1.3 mi
      • Santa Cruz Mission State Park - 1.4 mi
      • Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation - 1.6 mi

      Halls

      • Cayuga Vault - 2000 ft
      • Pacific Cultural Ctr - 2700 ft
      • Veterans of Foreign Wars - 3700 ft
      • Live Oak Senior Ctr - 1.1 mi
      • Viking Hall - 1.1 mi
      • Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange - 1.1 mi
      • German American Hall - 1.2 mi
      • First Church-Religious Science - 1.4 mi
      • Holy Cross Parish Hall - 1.5 mi
      • Calvary Parish Hall - 1.6 mi
      • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium - 1.6 mi
      • Louden Nelson Community Ctr - 1.6 mi

      Universities, Institutes

      • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz - 1.5 mi

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Dominican Hospital - 1.1 mi
      • Sutter Maternity & Surgery Ctr - 1.4 mi

      Local Attractions

      • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History - 1.3 mi
        1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
      • Museum of Art & History - 1.4 mi
        705 Front St., Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz Wharf - 1.6 mi
        Beach Street, Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach - 1.3 mi
        5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz Main Beach - 1.6 mi
        Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Mackenzies Chocolates - 900 ft

        Address: 1492 Soquel Avenue

        62% likes this, based on 39 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • Staff of Life Natural Foods - 1800 ft

        Address: 1305 Water St
        Phone: (831) 423-8632

        86% likes this, based on 10 reviews

      • Deli-Licious Catering - 2000 ft

        Address: 418 Trevethan Ave
        Phone: (831) 423-3567

        61% likes this, based on 6 reviews

      • Taco Bell - 1300 ft

        Address: 1404 Soquel Ave
        Phone: 831-316-0031

        66% likes this, based on 16 reviews
        Cuisine: Fast Food, Mexican
        Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

      • Jeffery's Restaurant - 1800 ft

        Address: 2050 Soquel Ave.
        Phone: 831-425-1485

        86% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        31
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      Hitching Post Studios Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hitching Post Studios Inn

      Individual guest reviews

      • Single
        6.2

        I like that it was not far from my family and was available.

        It has been a long time since I've been in a hotel without a hairdryer, tissues, air conditioning. It was good to have a kitchen, but why no pots, pans, dishes, eating utensils?

      • Family with children
        5.8

        Pool wasn't heated for the kids. The oven wasn't working and didn't realize there wouldn't be any pots and pans or silverware, ect.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        It was quiet. Separate sink area/ toilet room.

        Uncomfortable beds. No breakfast. Refridge did not work

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Great location for our purposes...close to downtown and the beach...wonderful staff with nice clean affordable room...will definitely return

      • Older travelers
        5.0

        room was not ready tried to check in at 1400 but was told to come back at 1500. 1530 we went back room was not ready still with dirty linens, very disappointed. not coming back/not recommending.

      • Single
        4.4

        It was the least expensive hotel I could find on short notice (day before). The people were friendly.

        It did not look or smell clean. The bed was mushy. The kitchen had no cooking or eating supplies provided (no pots and pans, no plates, nothing).

      • Couple
        6.2

        Price and access.

        Outside noise, just an example in the middle of the night a tow truck was picking a car from the parking lot.

      • Couple
        9.0

        The hotel was right between where we had reservations and the beach. Its at a great location. We got lot a few times and seemed as find out way back. Its close to the beach, but not too close and for travelers; there way a walgrees right across the street. It was nice.

        When I got there I waited like 30 minutes for someone to come, when they came I had to wait an hour for a room key. Those were the only issues I had

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        It was a solid hotel. Didn't feel like I would be stabbed and it was clean.

        It was a little more expensive than it should be.

      • Couple
        7.8

        Very cheap. We payed $60 for a king room with separate kitchen. The place was huge. Very retro. The place hasn't been updated since the 80's but great value for money. Plenty I parks available.

        For the price of our room you can't complain about it being retro.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        Steve in the lobby was very accommodating, very friendly, got me a roll away bed instantly and opened the gate to the swimming pool when it was locked. Also provided me a map to get to Crow's Nest and Shadow Brook Restaurant without taking the freeway, which is a big deal while the Begonia Festival is going on.

        It's on the older side, not modern. They definately need to remodel.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        Clean and easy

        The price was different when I paid from the quoit I got online

      • Older travelers
        6.4

        Large room, large bed, refrigerator, dining table, free wireless internet.

        One sleepless night due to a very loud guest in an an adjacent room and an inability to contact hotel staff to address it.

      • Family with children
        5.4

        Hitching was a great place to stay for my wallet. Had two kids, wife and I. Paid about $100 for the night, got two beds. Our main goal was to have fun in Santa Cruz, and then get back to the hotel, fall asleep. We did not stay at the hotel for too long.

        Well, you could say a lot of bad things about the hotel if you were looking for luxury. But if your focus is in budget friendly, the complaints that I have was our room was not ready when we got their. We had to wait 15 minutes for the maid to finish getting our room ready. The air conditioner did not work, and I am glad that we spent most of our time not in the hotel, the brick walls were not really doing it for me. Basically stayed their to sleep, then left the next morning.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        it's in Santa Cruz

        Thin threadbare bedspreads, lime green walls? Door opens on driveway, no buffer.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hitching Post Studios Inn - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      1717 Soquel Avenue , Santa Cruz, United States, 95062

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Santa Cruz
        1.5 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mackenzies Chocolates (cuisine: American)
        900 ft
      • Taco Bell (cuisine: Fast Food, Mexican)
        1300 ft
      Beaches
      • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
        1.3 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        31