Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk

510 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060  show map
 2 stars
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Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The comfortable 2-star Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk offers quick access to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Cowell's Beach. Founded in 1960, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2004.

Set near to natural beaches close to a grove and parks. Set within a 10-minute walking distance from Santa Cruz city center.

Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk can be reached in 45 minutes by car from Mineta San Jose International airport.

Rooms

All rooms in Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk are fitted with a private safe, a balcony, a refrigerator, individual climate control and free Wi-Fi. The property offers views of Monterey Bay from the rooms. All bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a complimentary continental breakfast is served.

Services

Guests can use laundry, housekeeping and 24-hour reception as well as a safe deposit box and parking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

510 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

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City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Miramar (cuisine: Seafood)
    600 ft
  • Beach Street Cafe (cuisine: American)
    1100 ft
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    1100 ft
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    26

Rooms and availability

Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk Double Room 1 King Bed RoomKnights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk Double Room 1 King Bed RoomKnights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk Double Room 1 King Bed Room
Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or Queen Size bed or 3 Queen beds
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
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    • Air conditioning
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    This triple room has a balcony, microwave and air conditioning.

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      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or 3 Queen beds
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        Quadruple Room
        Bed type: Quad
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        This quadruple room has air conditioning.

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          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: 3 Queen beds
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          Cable TV is available in this room. A microwave and small fridge are also included.

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            Superior Suite
            Bed type: Queen Size bed
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            This suite has a tea/coffee maker and air conditioning

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              Deluxe Suite
              Bed type: Queen Size bed
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              This suite features a cable TV, air conditioning and tea/coffee maker.

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                Deluxe Quadruple Room
                Bed type: Quad
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                This quadruple room has air conditioning.

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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk Santa Cruz location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  510 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Santa Cruz
                    3000 ft
                  Airports
                  • Bus stop
                    700 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Miramar (cuisine: Seafood)
                    600 ft
                  • Beach Street Cafe (cuisine: American)
                    1100 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
                    1100 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
                    1.1 mi
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of rooms:
                    26

                  Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 2700 ft
                  • Mark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse - 1.1 mi

                  Sport related

                  Shopping areas

                  Amusement

                  • Surf Bowl Cafe - 1000 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 1400 ft
                  • Boardwalk Photos - 1400 ft
                  • Cocoanut Grove Banquet and Conf - 1400 ft

                  Museums

                  • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz - 2300 ft
                  • McPherson Center - 3000 ft
                  • Museum of Art and History - 3000 ft
                  • First Night Santa Cruz - 3000 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Museum Nat History - 3000 ft
                  • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt - 3700 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum - 1.2 mi

                  Parks

                  • Parks and Recreation Dept - 3300 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation - 3700 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Mission State Park - 4600 ft
                  • Lighthouse State Beach Park - 1.2 mi

                  Halls

                  • Louden Nelson Community Ctr - 2300 ft
                  • Calvary Parish Hall - 2700 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium - 3700 ft
                  • Pacific Cultural Ctr - 4300 ft
                  • Holy Cross Parish Hall - 5000 ft
                  • Cayuga Vault - 1.0 mi
                  • Viking Hall - 1.3 mi
                  • Portuguese Hall - 1.3 mi

                  Universities, Institutes

                  • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz - 3000 ft

                  Marina

                  • Cowell's Beach - 2300 ft

                  Oceanfront Areas

                  Local Attractions

                  • Mission State Park - 5200 ft
                    School Street, Santa Cruz
                  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum - 1.1 mi
                    West Cliff Drive at Lighthouse Point, Santa Cruz
                  • Pleasure Point Beach - 2.2 mi
                    East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa Cruz
                  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach - 1.1 mi
                    5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz
                  • UCSC Arboretum - 1.9 mi
                    1156 High Street, Santa Cruz

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • Santa Cruz Wharf - 1100 ft
                    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
                  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 2000 ft
                    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
                  • Museum of Art & History - 3300 ft
                    705 Front St., Santa Cruz
                  • Santa Cruz Main Beach - 1100 ft
                    Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz
                  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History - 3200 ft
                    1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
                  • Cave Train - 4200 ft
                    Santa Cruz, CA

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Miramar - 600 ft

                    Address: 232 Leibrandt Ave

                    75% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                    Cuisine: Seafood

                  • Falafel Hut - 1100 ft

                    Address: 309 Beach Street
                    Phone: (831) 423-0567

                    60% likes this, based on 13 reviews
                    Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

                  • La Barrenada Sea Food & Taqueria - 1200 ft

                    Address: 313 Beach St
                    Phone: (831) 421-0590

                    72% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                    Cuisine: Mexican

                  • Beach Street Cafe - 1100 ft

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

                    72% likes this, based on 53 reviews
                    Cuisine: American

                  • South Beach Pizza Company - 1200 ft

                    Address: 303 Beach St
                    Phone: 831-600-8900

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of rooms:
                    26
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                  Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk

                  Average guest rating

                  6.6out of 10
                  Good
                  Based on 17 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Location
                  8.0
                  Rooms
                  7.0

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Family with children
                    6.6

                    Close to boardwalk and had 3 rooms for our large family however I was disappointed in bookings when I book my reservations you advertised free cancellation but 6 days before our stay when I tried to cancel it said I would be charged the intire amount. To me this is false advertisement and for that I would not go threw bookings again .

                  • Family with children
                    6.6

                    The location was oke. Near the beach.

                    The breakfast was nothing. Just Coffee, tee and donuts. That's not a continental breakfast. For ice in our travelbox was a penalty of 15 dollar. The parking lot was only for 6 cars.

                  • Family with children
                    9.4

                    I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised and very satisfied with the accomodations. I was actually looking at a number of motels in the area, and I was very worried about how bad the ratings were especially for Knights Inn. There were comments on how "sketchy" the neighborhood was and they felt unsafe, that the rooms were filthy, condoms under the bed, sheets were dirty etc, etc. Let me tell you....there was no truth to it! The neighborhood is fine, the rooms were very clean, which was most important to me. The bathrooms were clean, (but they do need to upgrade the bathrooms). Bed sheets were clean and very comfortable. We stayed in double queen room..the second bed was in a separate section. There were comments about how old the microwave was? So what! It works. Location was great, about 2 blocks from the boardwalk entrance. The pool was small but clean, perfect for the kids. The parking lot is small but if there is no space, the hotel will give you a permit to park on the street. I will definately stay here again.

                    Bathrooms need to be upgraded, and outside carpeting upgraded.

                  • Family with children
                    4.6

                    The shower and checking out.

                    The double bed in the kitchen, the dreadful beds, the chair that should be in a landfill.

                  • Family with children
                    8.2

                    Knights inn was very clean and a great value. Walking distance from the boardwalk yet not right across the street where it's loud from all the goings on. We will definitrly stay there again!

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    I like that it was very close to the boardwalk and the beach and the room we stayed in 112 was large two queen beds and they brought us a rollaway bed there was 5 of us total

                    I would say the parking not much of it you might have to park on the street but they give you a parking pass so you dont get a ticket

                  • Family with children
                    9.2

                    Great location. Very close to Boardwalk. Large rooms that were clean and family friendly. Look forward to coming back!

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    Friendly Staff and accommodated the time we were able to get our room. Nothing fancy but felt very clean. Withing walking distance to the Santa Beach boardwalk. I would stay there again.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.0

                    The man that runs it is a very nice man and very accommodating. I had a problem with one of his workers being rude, but he apologized for our experience. I heard the manager talking to his other workers about it and how his guests should never be treated that way. Originally there were no rooms with a queen bed and a double, only two doubles. After speaking with Booked.net, who spoke with the manager, I was told to leave the request in the comment box of my pay page and they would upgrade us for only ten dollars after we arrived. I think that was very fair. It was already done when we arrived and our rooms were ready for us. I liked the layout of the rooms and they were clean. Our rooms each had two rooms so if you are traveling with children inquire about these where you could put your children to bed in the other bedroom and have privacy. The motel is about three blocks from the Boardwalk and the beach so it's a short walk without having to drive. In the morning there is hot coffee or tea bags along with some donuts. I'd stay here again and refer to others if they get internet in the rooms.

                    There was no internet and not enough parking, but they will give you a pass for street parking. I ask Booked.net to check about internet and was told there would be internet in my room. I explained that this was an important issue when I booked. However, there was no internet. When I didn't have it in my room I was told there was a hot spot by the pool, but didn't work their either. I got logged on a few times but not strong enough to load a page. I heard others also complaining of the same thing. For an hourly fee you can rent time on their computer in the lobby. I was not able to check my email or make reservations for places we wanted to go the next day from the comfort of my room. I did speak to the guests at the other motels beside this one and was told they all had internet in their rooms and was able to use their ipods, ipads, computers, notebooks and whatever else they had with them with no problems. Their rooms were about the same price. This is a very big issue with most people and I'm sure they would have more return guests if he were to get a stronger internet like most other motels.

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    Close to the Boardwalk, downtown Santa Cruz. The facility was very comfortable and very safe.

                  • Family with children
                    6.4

                    Pretty much just the swimming pool for the kids

                    Well the staying and over all was fine but the booking was difficult. They wont let me cancel my reservations after one night of booking because my family member has already booked enough rooms. And on top of all that they mess up on my sister in law rooms. so we had 23 people staying in two rooms with 6 beds... all the kids had to sleep on the grounds. It will be the last time I will ever book with Knights INN, and I would not recomend it to any of my friends and families.

                  • Family with children
                    5.8

                    Location, close to boardwalk.

                    "breakfast" is coffee and a donut, that is not a continental breakfast. If you consider staying here consider to book directly at knightsinn.com or Booked.net I found better rates at those sites.

                  • Family with children
                    4.2

                    it was close to the boardwalk

                    they gave the wrong room and when questioned about it they told me Booked.net had made a mistake not them and that they had no rooms left, toilet wouldnt quit filling and flooded carpet when we were sleeping,staff was rude especially when asked for toilet paper told me it was already in the room, staff vacumed wet carpet and dumped it into the shower and never cleaned it afterwards

                  • Single
                    5.8

                    Available online to make reservation. Good location especially for walking to beach/boardwalk.

                    Phone in room would not call outside motel, even though printed material in room and on phone stated how to. When mgt was notified answer was "you can come to office to use phone" and "you can borrow my cell phone". No apologies or recognition why printed material was not correct. "Oh, that's out of date". Nothing about how misleading, etc. Room was WAY overpriced and had door leading where ? that was locked from other side but only had turnkey lock on my side which was not locked. Felt unsafe as whoever had access to other side could come in. Rottweiler dog was staked out starting late afternoon through the night where they had me park my car, so that I would have to interact with dog to get to my car. Parking was very difficult as was getting my bags into/out of room.

                  • Single
                    5.8

                    Available online to make reservation. Good location especially for walking to beach/boardwalk.

                    Phone in room would not call outside motel, even though printed material in room and on phone stated how to. When mgt was notified answer was "you can come to office to use phone" and "you can borrow my cell phone". No apologies or recognition why printed material was not correct. "Oh, that's out of date". Nothing about how misleading, etc. Room was WAY overpriced and had door leading where ? that was locked from other side but only had turnkey lock on my side which was not locked. Felt unsafe as whoever had access to other side could come in. Rottweiler dog was staked out starting late afternoon through the night where they had me park my car, so that I would have to interact with dog to get to my car. Parking was very difficult as was getting my bags into/out of room.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Knights Inn Santa Cruz Beach/ Boardwalk Santa Cruz location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  510 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Santa Cruz
                    3000 ft
                  Airports
                  • Bus stop
                    700 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Miramar (cuisine: Seafood)
                    600 ft
                  • Beach Street Cafe (cuisine: American)
                    1100 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
                    1100 ft
                  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
                    1.1 mi
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of rooms:
                    26