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  Average price (weeknight): C$ 157
  Average price (weekend night): C$ 251

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Best Western Rose Garden Inn - Watsonville - Building
1
8.1 Excellent (631 reviews)
C$ 156+
Overview Reviews
When you stay halfway between Santa Cruz and Monterey, you get the finest of both worlds. Delight in everything these two cities have to offer, but away from the hustle and bustle. Guests can slip away to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and the Monterey Aquarium, or linger only 5 miles away at Sunset Beach, where golden sands and fabulous outdoor recreation are on hand. We are also minutes from Elkhorn Slough, a haven for birding enthusiasts the world over. We cater to road trippers, vacationing families and business travelers that desire affordable elegance. Whether you're here for the Wharf to Wharf Race or a meeting with Granite Rock, staying at the right Watsonville hotel will make a difference. If you're in the area for the Strawberry, Artichoke or Garlic Festivals, you're in for a real treat. Renowned Martinelli's Sparkling Cider is produced locally, and a tour of the factory is a must stop for all guests. Gilroy Gardens and the Monterey Bay Birding Festival are also nearby favorites. An independent local poll rated us ‘Best of the Pajaro Valley’, the surrounding area’s most revered hotel. You'll enjoy spacious rooms, luxurious bedding and a full array of amenities, including complimentary WiFi and an expanded continental breakfast. Need suggestions on things to do or places to dine? Just ask one of our congenial staff members. Your comfort and satisfaction remain our top priority. Reserve your upcoming stay at Best Western Rose Garden Inn today.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location, staff and cleanliness,
Cons: Parking. The design is for max vehicles of customers but limited in size, Seem to be more compact size parking.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was awesome - eggs, sausage (high quality), sausage gravy, biscuits, make your own waffles and pancakes, bagels, English muffins, yogurt machine, granola, fresh fruit (raspberries, black berries, strawberries, bananas, apples), cereal, coffee bar, hard boiled eggs... best breakfast of our vacation. I thought it was better than IHOP! We also loved the pool and the hot tub!
Cons: It was expensive, but I think it's the location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Nice comfortable rooms. Fridge and coffee maker in rooms. Clocks has plug-ins for usb and regular outlet. Pool and hot tub are clean. Breakfast options were great.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Eggs was cold, need yogurt variety individual serving
Cons: Warmer hot item at breakfast
6.0 Good
Cons: Disappointed the tv was out all night Staff didn't tell us what happen
6.8 Good
Pros: Lovely roses all around. Wonderful fresh berries for breakfast. Attentive & friendly breakfast server.
Cons: Noise level of parking lot. Somewhat sketchy surrounding neighborhood.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms were wonderful, staff was excellent.. Great location..
5.0 Okay
Cons: No
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Carpetless. Clean. Breakfast provided. Staff was nice and professional.
5.7 Okay
Cons: Respond to your requests
8.5 Excellent
Cons: location of the in room refrigerator.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Perfectly located for visiting my parents! Landscaping is beautiful! Staff very nice. Parking can be tough, especially for a longer vehicle.
Cons: Next time we will request a room in the back as Freedom Blvd is quite noisy.
Overview Reviews
Watsonville Hotel's Perfect LocationSituated in the lush Pajaro Valley and close to several alluring Central Coast communities, this hotel's location is right off Highway 1. In fact, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Watsonville is just moments from the major businesses and attractions that characterize the Monterey Bay area.Corporate travelers appreciate that we have free high-speed, wireless Internet access throughout the facility so they can work in comfort. We also offer a Business Center with copy, fax and print services. Pioneering companies like Driscoll, Granite and West Marine Products are all located in Watsonville, California.The hotel's leisure guests prefer us as the perfect stopping point since we're close to Santa Cruz (famous for the Boardwalk, beaches and harbors), the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Roaring Camp Railroad. Shopaholics can't miss the Gilroy Factory Outlets. For a truly "out-of-this-world" experience, don't forget to visit the Mystery Spot!After a full day of work or activities, relax in Watsonville, California at our hotel's accommodations. Amenities like a heated, indoor pool and a bubbling whirlpool are available to our guests. Don't miss the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, served fresh each and every morning. Come, experience why we're the best place to stay in Watsonville for your visit to the Central Coast!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was good and location
Cons: Room need more light and hot for the weather outside couldn't not accommodate everyone in my party
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Me and and my girlfriend love the way the staff took into consideration our situation and let us check in the early hrs can't say enough thank you thank you
9.5 Excellent
Pros: From check in to check out everything was good receptionist very friendly breakfast was very good
8.0 Excellent
Cons: The room I had no cleane good
7.5 Good
Pros: The location and indoor pool.
Cons: Everything was great, not much I didn’t like.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The amenities provided were excellent! Gym on-site and breakfast had low carb/fat options (egg white omelettes, turkey sausage, Greek yogurt, etc.)
Cons: It's currently undergoing a renovation so some areas are unfinished. Didn't notice any construction noise though!
7.5 Good
Pros: Renovation was good. Very clean.
Cons: I didn't get the room I wanted with the sofa bed. No longer have a spa just a pool.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The front desk lady was very nice, patience and helpful! The room was clean and spacious. The food was awesome too!
Cons: The hot water was not working well so I my shower was a little cold!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Good breakfast options. Pillow top mattresses. Indoor pool. In room refrigerator.
Cons: Rooms need a little basic upkeep, paint, fix carpeting.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff and the quietness
Cons: Bathrooms could use some updating. Extreme chlorine in pool
7.0 Good
Pros: Friendly employees
Cons: The prices
9.5 Excellent
Pros: It was all good!
Rodeway Inn - Watsonville - Building
3
7.6 Good (564 reviews)
C$ 153+
Overview Reviews
The Rodeway Inn hotel in Watsonville, CA is located on the California Central Coast between Santa Cruz and Monterey. The hotel is minutes away from Sunset State Beach and a short drive to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Capitola Village. Monterey Bay and historic Cannery Row are about a 30-minute drive from the hotel.
7.5 Good
Cons: The cellular coverage was not good and WiFi was not good
4.5 Okay
Pros: The bed was comfortable.
Cons: The staff wasn't friendly. The room was ruin down. The bathroom tile was messed up. The bathtub the paint was all peeling. Poor handy man Work. No close restaurant.
5.0 Okay
Cons: No blow dryer, continental breakfast was a joke. Tv was difficult to work.
4.5 Okay
Pros: Everything just so so. Location is good.
Cons: Staff was not friendly. Breakfast was miserable for the room rate.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Nothing.
Cons: Breakfast. Cleanless of bathroom.
7.0 Good
Pros: Very clean on the inside.
Cons: A little work on the outside is needed.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Super easy freeway access, quiet, clean, comfortable.
Cons: Nothing. Its exactly what it says it is.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The beds and amazing service and the room was super clean
Cons: I don’t have anything because I like everything in this hotel
1.0 Poor
Pros: Nothing. Worst ever. It's in a very secluded area surrounded by old warehouse bldg's, and a very old house that will be demolished. Looked like a haunted house from a movie. They do not clean their rooms well & their customer service sucks!
Cons: Worst hotel ever. Room smelled. There was throw-up or food stuck to the wall. Walls had spotty stains. Dusty baseboards. Bathroom sink/tub were dirty. Floors were grimy/dirty. Don't walk barefoot, ur feet will be black. Customer service sucked.
4.3 Okay
Cons: Overpriced, rundown, substandard breakfast
6.3 Good
Pros: The stay was great. Nice front desk staff.
Cons: Its ridiculous that I have to pay a $100 deposi if im paying up front. Breakfast could have been something better.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Very close to beach!!
Cons: Very clean & pet friendly!!
7.0 Good
Pros: Excellent value for money. Staff (Mellissa at late arrival, and Sam at Breafast were ) most cordial and helpful. Rooms although basic were spotless and spacious (over 30 m2) with all necessary amenities : fridg', micro wave, large safe box, king size bed...To ensure quietness pls ask room on backside (we took 316...so quiet...). Had a very pleasant night and provided full recovery.
Cons: No negative remarks. Just excellent service for a competitive price.
6.0 Good
Pros: I liked the quietness of the hotel. The rooms were clean and we liked how there was a microwave and refridgerator in the room.
Cons: The only thing was the cigeratte smell in the lobby
7.0 Good
Pros: Proximity to Aptos/Santa Cruz - convenience to all sites we were interested in seeing.
Cons: No - it was equal value for the money spent.
Comfort Inn - Watsonville - Building
4
7.5 Good (313 reviews)
C$ 177+
Overview Reviews
The Comfort Inn hotel in Watsonville, CA will get you refreshed and ready to go for business or leisure. Our smoke-free, pet-friendly hotel is near Capitola Beach between Santa Cruz and Monterey. Visit attractions that include Monterey Bay Aquarium and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Enjoy our amenities that include free hot breakfast, free WiFi, free coffee, free weekday newspaper and business center with a computer with Internet, copy and fax. Each comfortable guest room features a TV, hair dryer, coffee maker, desk, microwave, refrigerator, iron and ironing board. Our hotel is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program. Pet accommodation: 15.00 per pet per night. Limit: 2 pets per room, maximum of 50 pounds.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel was nicely located in a midpoint away from Santa Cruz. The hotel was very clean and comfortable!
Cons: NO, I was very happy overall with this hotel.
7.5 Good
Pros: The location for us was great. The staff was very friendly.
Cons: The room was not dusted. Smelled a bit old. The traffic outside was loud. Sunday breakfast should be extended to 10. We overslept and missed it. Got there at 9:30.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: I liked the pillows!
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean and pretty comfortable.
Cons: We did get a room on the side where there was a lot of traffic. Thought it might interfere with our sleep. But we slept OK, anyway. If you are sensitive to noise you might want to be sure to ask for a room in back.
5.0 Okay
Pros: I thought the entire place needed help.
Cons: above
7.0 Good
Pros: Great price and decent, average room/hotel.
Cons: It is close to a busy road so it could be a bit loud with highway noise.
6.3 Good
Pros: The coffee was DELICIOUS and HOT!!!!!! The seating area was clean and quiet. My family really enjoyed that you guys had strawberry waffles and tasted DELICIOUS!!!! My family loved you served REAL eggs, not the carton ones.
Cons: Breakfast was good: my family had waffles, but there was no extra melted butter to brush onto the waffle pan. I ended up getting the butter that was in the fridge but was very inconvenient because it was difficult to put on the waffle pan. I just wished I saw someone in the breakfast room to ask for more eggs or butter and brush to put on the waffle maker. I wish you guys would offer a little more fruit to choose from and granola to go with the yogurt. One more thing the coffee cups are a bit too small for the DELICIOUS coffee you guys make.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Didn't eat breakfast.
Cons: Facilities quality and layout were not comensurate with the price.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and professional staff. Clean room and comfortable beds.
Cons: Please inform the manager or staffing to observe for guests taking up two spaces when parking their vehicles. Both nights we were not able to park properly and had to park in the area next to the handicapped spots that have the vertical white lines.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly hotel employees. Breakfast buffet very good. Room very comfortable and clean. Relatively inexpensive. Very homey feeling.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The property was in a nice quiet area there wasn’t a lot of peopl it was just very comfortable very relaxed for little family and I.
7.0 Good
Pros: This was fine for a one night stay for a soccer tournament. Breakfast was included which was nice and they had a Belgian waffle maker which made our daughter happy. Bed was comfortable. Staff was very helpful and accommodating.
Cons: The hallways had a funky smell but room was fine.
Motel 6 Watsonville Monterey Area - Watsonville - Building
5
7.3 Good (1,644 reviews)
C$ 120+
Overview Reviews
Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area is located 3 miles from California's Sunset State Beach, and within walking distance to area restaurants. Enjoy our outdoor pool. Wi-Fi is available in all of our modern smoke-free guest rooms for free.
1.0 Poor
Pros: It was cheap
Cons: Motel 6 required the ID of my wife even though the reservation was in my name. We've been traveling quite a bit lately. Motel 6 is the only establishment to require that information.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: What breakfast?
Cons: Clothes hanger, (closet rod) are not much
7.5 Good
Pros: Pretty quiet place where you can enjoy a relaxing night.
Cons: Even if the room was clean, there were a few details that stood out. The sink was full of hairs and the towel shelf was dusty.
5.5 Okay
Pros: The location was good. The mattress was ok. The kids liked the pool. I did see maintenance cleaning the parking lot, so that was nice!
Cons: The fact that everything about it was budget. The towels were Terry cloth, so, small, thin and rough. No toiletries. No hair dryer. The bed was set on a metal frame, felt like I was at camp. They didn't make the beds. The walls are thin so you can hear everything outside or the room next to you. The outside of the building, stairs and floors, need to be cleaned as that brings the appearance down.
5.8 Okay
Pros: The room was neat.
Cons: There are pot holes. The stairs are dirty The mattresses are kind of old There was only coffee no juice for my kids Only 4 towels
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Coffee in the morning!!!
Cons: The only thing that was a little disappointing was that ALL of the vending machines were out of order.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was easy as it was on our approach as we entered town coming in from the South. I will be staying here again!
Cons: None at this time.
8.3 Excellent
Cons: The data/wifi didn't work very well
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved that there was an elevator. I was able to enjoy being on the second floor without being in pain from taking the stairs. The room was very clean and comfortable.
5.0 Okay
Pros: I liked that it was next to shops and off the freeway.
Cons: It felt dirty. The pool gave my children's bodies extreme itchiness and when they showered black things were falling off of them. Told the night attendant afterward and she blew me off , basically blaming ourselves because "they just had it inspected ".
6.5 Good
Cons: The walkways and handrails very dirty. Need to be steam cleaned.
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: no breakfast
Cons: they don't have any deluxe rooms, and we booked deluxe double rooms.
El Rancho Motel - Watsonville - Bedroom
6
6.9 Good (78 reviews)
C$ 101+
Overview Reviews
This family owned and operated Royal Oaks motel is within a 5-minute drive of downtown Watsonville. The motel offers free on-site parking and non-smoking guest rooms. Every guest room at the El Rancho Motel features cable TV, a coffee maker and private bathroom. Children stay free when using existing bedding. Services at the Rancho Motel include baggage storage and daily newspapers. Elkhorn Slough wildlife reserve is within a 10-minute drive of the El Rancho. Pajaro Valley Golf Club is 100 yards away.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Room was clean, beds were comfortable, surroundings was quiet. Great value
Cons: Everything was perfect for us
7.0 Good
Pros: Was ok for 1 night.
Cons: Breakfast
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Right across the street is a beautiful golf course
Cons: Traffic a little noisy
9.3 Excellent
Pros: I like that the bathroom was very clean. There was hot and cold water available for the shower. The bed was comfortable. The area was quiet. There were a lot of channels for TV. I liked that there was an actual key for the room door and not an electronic key.
Cons: There was no available breakfast in the morning. There was no microwave in the room.
6.8 Good
Pros: was there a breakfast?
Cons: Could here other rooms
7.0 Good
Pros: This hotel is very secluded and quiet. The owner takes care of the front desk and is very relaxed and pleasant. The room has the basics including a coffee maker and fridge. Overall it is a good place to relax and get a decent nights sleep.
Cons: The pillows! they were hard and uncomfortable. They could be much better for a small price to upgrade. Otherwise you get what you expect from a basic motel.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Location was quiet and easy to find. The room and bathroom were clean and the owner allowed to a late check in.
Cons: The complementary coffee could've been a little better, it tasted a little old.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I like the old-fashioned architecture of days gone by.
5.8 Okay
Pros: The room was clean, updated and was comfortable and a good value.
Cons: The confusion about our reservation upon arrival. We obtained the room, but there was a few moments when we thought we would not. They did not have our reservation at the desk. The motel has potential for cuteness, however the lobby as atrocious. The old dusty Peruvian wall hanging was literally falling apart and barely hanging on the wall. The the Monterey Bay Visitors guides in the lobby were dusty dated 2017.
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: not much
Cons: The room was old and not clean
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was a clean and neat as the reviews said it would be, the staff was very helpful and made sure we got the keys despite us showing up close to midnight.
Cons: even though we were out in the country, there was this shady looking drug addict walking around my car in the parking lot. I know it's not the hotel's fault but it was unsettling.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: First off, the staff was WONDERFUL! It's quiet. It's clean. And free internet was nice! And would I recommend this place? Most assuredly!
Cons: OK, No coffee maker in room. No refrigerator in room. And no microwave in room.
Royal Inn - Watsonville
7
5.9 Okay (5 reviews)
C$ 128+
Overview Reviews
Located in Watsonville, Royal Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Bay and Rio Del Mar Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and a vending machine. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was quiet for being in a corner of an intersection it was just like a regular hotel with couple floors I liked how the carport was right outside the door
Cons: I didn't like the outdated TV
4.0 Okay
Cons: Bathroom was not cleaned well, hairs on floor, shower curtain dirty, worn appliances in bathroom. Carpets seemed to have an odor that was not pleasant.
4.2 Okay
Cons: way overpriced.
5.1 Okay
Pros: There were pretty roses planted throughout the grounds.
Cons: The room was small, the lamp in the bathroom was a bare bulb, the option for curtains was either blackout curtains or nothing, but the only window faced the parking street, with units on the other side that could look in. Both the extra blanket and towels were not cleaned well. When we got back to our room, the only place we could park was towards the street, as there was not enough parking for all guests and the spot directly in front of our room had been taken. Definitely not worth the price!
National 9 Motel - Watsonville
8
2.0 Mediocre (1 reviews)
C$ 132+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at National 9 Motel, you'll be centrally located in Watsonville, within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Bay and Rio Del Mar Beach. Free self parking is available onsite.
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: No one was at the desk for checkin for an hour. Rang the bell over and over and also no one answered the phone after calling 12 times. Finally she showed up in her car all sketchy. We said we were waiting to checkin for an hour and no one was here. Then she was so rude saying that she has "errands and a life" and we asked for a refund and she refuses and walked away from Us.
Economy Inn Watsonville - Watsonville
9
6.4 Good (124 reviews)
C$ 125+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Economy Inn Watsonville in Watsonville, you'll be in a shopping district, within a 15-minute drive of Rio Del Mar Beach and Capitola Beach. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
3.1 Mediocre
Pros: People live here? It's one of those hotels where low life's live there. We left and we smelled like an ash tray and our clothes did too. This place was gross - couldn't wait to leave!!!
Cons: Everything
2.2 Mediocre
Pros: The front office manager was very nice and accommodating.
Cons: The room smelled like cigarettes and B.O. Person standing outside the car with a knife. People lived at this motel. This motel should not be offered through Kyak. Very disappointed. Worst place I almost stayed in my life. I immediately got a refund and left.
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: Easy to find Not far from restaurants and shopping Easy drive to Santa Cruz
Cons: Front desk staff was rude and un-welcoming. We shortened stay. Was using for overflow thanksgiving lodging, will not consider again
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing. Didn't like anything about this hotel
Cons: Worst hotel ever! Bed bugs galore! TV doesn't work, carpet was tore up all over, nasty smell in the room!
Valley Inn - Watsonville
10
5.4 Okay (116 reviews)
C$ 137+
Overview Reviews
Located in Watsonville, Valley Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Bay and Rio Del Mar Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: n/a just like the motel
Cons: everything
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: nothing. no parking. smelly towels. nothing.
Cons: everything
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Didn't get to breakfast but bed was comfortable..
4.5 Okay
Pros: Location
Cons: There was no water.
4.3 Okay
Pros: Staff
Cons: Not clean no towels garbage left in room
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: Both
Cons: Everything the mini refrigerator freezer Waz broken and to loud and the floor dip each time u walk on it and permanent marker that someone written cockroach motel/ hotel will next stay here again
7.5 Good
Pros: No breakfast.
Cons: TV did not work
5.8 Okay
Pros: Staff is nice
Cons: The place is not so clean. No hair dryer
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: nothing at all
Cons: everything, the room was filthy, the shower/bath was didn't work, there where gang signs carved in to the bathroom mirror completely covering it.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Nothing really, i needed a place to stay for the night affordable i guess.
Cons: There was no fridge in the room, no iron, no hair dryer. mattress looked old and gross.