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Torch Lite Inn

500 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
+1 831 426 7575

$81+

Overall guest ratings

6.4/10 Good
based on 1,364 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.9
  • 8.9
  • 4.9
  • 4.8

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    About

    A stay at Torch Lite Inn places you in the heart of Santa Cruz, convenient to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and University of California Santa Cruz. This motel is within close proximity of Cocoanut Grove and Pacific Garden Mall.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 38 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and microwaves.

    Amenities

    Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool or make use of other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access.

    Dining

    For your convenience, a complimentary breakfast is served daily.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Internet
    • Express check out
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.4 Good
    based on 1,364 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 100%."
    • 8.3 "Pool is good."
      8.5 "Clean pool, said 85%."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Service is below average."
      3.9 "61% indicated the reception staff was not good."
      1.0 "90% didn't like the management."
      2.8 "Bad housekeeping, according to 72%."
      0.7 "93% thought the service was unprofessional."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      1.7 "83% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.6 "74% complained about the bathroom."
      3.1 "For 69%, the rooms looked old."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.1 "69% found problems with the furniture."
      2.6 "74% were disappointed with the minibar."
      4.1 "59% had problems with the shower."
      1.3 "87% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      1.9 "81% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.0 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
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    Overall rating

    6.5 Good
    based on 641 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.6 "Pool is good."
    • 5.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      1.7 "83% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      2.8 "For 72%, the rooms looked old."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.5 "75% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 4.3 "Service is below average."
      3.5 "65% indicated the reception staff was not good."
      1.0 "90% didn't like the management."
      2.8 "Bad housekeeping, according to 72%."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."

    Overall rating

    6.1 Good
    based on 654 reviews
    • 9.8 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.0 "Pool is good."
      8.1 "Clean pool, said 81%."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.0 "70% complained about the bathroom."
      2.8 "72% were disappointed with the minibar."
      3.3 "67% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.2 "For 68%, the rooms looked old."
      4.1 "59% had problems with the shower."
    • 4.4 "Service is below average."
      3.6 "64% indicated the reception staff was not good."
      2.6 "Bad housekeeping, according to 74%."
      0.9 "91% didn't like the management."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      1.8 "82% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    6.5 Good
    based on 13 reviews
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    6.7 Good
    based on 54 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.3 "Good value."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.9 "Disappointing food."
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