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Torch Lite Inn

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

$80+

Overall guest ratings

6.2/10 Good
Based on 1,278 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 4.2

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  • Beach nearby

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    About

    Torch Lite Inn offers a great location, putting you within a 15-minute walk of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. Guests can enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool, and hiking/biking trails, kayaking, and mountain biking are nearby. Rooms at this Art Deco motel feature bonuses like refrigerators and microwaves, along with LCD TVs and free WiFi.

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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
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 1,278 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.6 "Pool is good."
      8.9 "Clean pool, said 89%."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.3 "City centre within easy reach, said 93%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.0 "80% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 100%."
      8.3 "83% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 5.6 "Service is ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.4 "66% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      1.2 "88% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.0 "For 70%, the rooms looked old."
      2.2 "78% had problems with the shower."
      2.3 "77% were disappointed with the minibar."
      1.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 84%."
      4.2 "58% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      2.5 "75% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 613 reviews
    • 8.7 "Pool is good."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% 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."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Service is ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.1 "69% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      1.2 "88% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "71% complained about the bathroom."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      2.2 "78% were disappointed with the minibar."
      2.2 "78% had problems with the shower."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.6 "74% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    5.9 Okay
    Based on 613 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.3 "Pool is good."
      8.6 "Clean pool, said 86%."
    • 5.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Service is ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were dirty."
      1.4 "86% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.0 "70% found problems with the furniture."
      2.3 "77% were disappointed with the minibar."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
      2.5 "75% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    6.1 Good
    Based on 12 reviews
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."

    Overall Rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 38 reviews
    • 9.8 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.4 "High value."
    • 6.4 "Food is average."
    • 5.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      1.3 "87% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
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