Harbor Inn

645 Seventh AvenueSanta Cruz95062USA
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About Harbor Inn

Harbor Inn offers charming accommodations one block from Santa Cruz Yacht Harbour. The family-run inn is a ten-minute walk from Twin Lakes State Park.

Each uniquely decorated room features a TV, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Some also offer a breakfast nook, reading alcove or airy loft-like ceilings. Accommodations feature either a private bathroom or same-floor shared facilities. A two-floor family room is available.

Guests can relax in the inn’s well-manicured gardens or gather tourist information from the office. Free parking is provided.

One minute’s walk from the inn, Harbor Café, a nautical-themed snack shack is a popular choice with guests. Other well-like eateries nearby include Johnny’s Harborside (Lake Avenue) and The Crow’s Nest (E Cliff Drive).

Harbor Inn is less than a mile from Seabright Beach and the Walken Lighthouse and 1.2 miles from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk amusement park. Santa Cruz Wharf is a five-minute drive.


645 Seventh Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062, USA
Telephone: +1(831)4799731 | Fax: +1(831)4791067 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Room service
  • Terrace

Room facilities

  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 19:00

Positive Reviews

Friendly hosts provide useful information.

Past guests have had good things to say about their hosts. According to reports, these friendly hosts offer a warm welcome and are only too happy to provide useful information, be it local recommendations, help with directions, or info relating to the inn itself.

Quaint accommodations prove popular.

Many guests comment on the uniqueness of their accommodations, pointing out that it's nice to lodge in a room with plenty of charm rather than a cookie cutter of a hotel room. Rooms are often described as cute or charming, and feature comfortable beds and classic furnishings.

Clean and tidy property.

Reports indicate that the inn is kept clean and tidy across the board. From spotless guestrooms to well-manicured gardens, it appears that the inn owners take great pride in their property. Additionally, guests are even impressed by how clean the shared bathrooms are.

Negative Reviews

Traffic noise can be a concern.

The inn's position on the busy 7th Avenue can be a concern for light-sleepers. According to reports, some traffic noise filters through into the inn, potentially making for a disturbed night.

Some rooms are stuffy in summer.

During the warmer summer months, past guests have found some rooms at the inn to be on the stuffy side. Reports suggest that air conditioning is not included in all rooms, making it hard to regulate the temperature. Loft rooms are said to be the worse effected.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 379 reviews across the web
8.2 /10
  • Expedia
    8.4 /10
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    8.4 /10
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    7.8 /10
8.2 out of 10 based on 379 reviews