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1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, pillowtop beds
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, pillowtop beds
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, pillowtop beds

Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
656 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPacific Avenue12 min walk
Popular LocationMonterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center15 min walk
Popular LocationSanta Cruz Wharf16 min walk
AirportSan Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.)43 min drive

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About this area

Santa Cruz

Located in Santa Cruz, Babbling Brook Inn is near theme parks and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach, while Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads are popular area attractions. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale-watching.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pacific Avenue - 12 min walk
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 15 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Wharf - 16 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 16 min walk
  • Cowell's Beach - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportNorman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 43 min drive

About this property

Babbling Brook Inn

This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a garden, free self parking, and free WiFi in public areas. All 13 individually decorated rooms feature WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include free local calls and hair dryers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 0 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free local calls
  • Individually decorated
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0 per night (rates may vary)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
4.4
Excellent
656 reviews
5 - Excellent
434
4 - Good
128
3 - Okay
53
2 - Poor
22
1 - Terrible
19

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with partner
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Infested with silverfish,spiders,slugs, a moth flew out of the pillow case and there were millipedes in the room! Shower did not work Didn’t stay the night .. I would like a full refund
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, amenities
Not exactly as the pictures. Has no mini fridge and very small rooms. I was better off in a regular Marriott hotel where it was first way cheaper and had more and was spacious.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

2/5 Poor

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020