Santa Cruz, CA 

The Darling House A B&B Inn By The Sea

314 W Cliff Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6145 US
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Rates: $195 to $225
Total Rooms: 6
Overall Rating: 4.8 hearts (10 reviews)


Circa 1911. Overlook the Monterey Bay while staying in lavish accommodations in Santa Cruz, California. Relax amid the peaceful elegance of this ocean-side inn with beveled glass, Tiffany lamps, open hearths and warm hearts. Verandas on the first and second floors are inviting sitting areas. Stay in a guest room that features a fireplace, antique furnishings, fresh flowers, an ice bucket, wine glasses, turndown service and other pampering amenities. Gather for a hearty breakfast then take an easy stroll to Lighthouse Point, Steamer Lane, Cowell's Beach and the Boardwalk. Ask about special packages that can include gourmet wine dinners and house concerts.Publicity and Awards: Modern Maturity, Pacific, New York Times, LA Times, Sacramento Bee Fresno, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Bay Guardian, San Jose Mercury News, Thrill (ABC made-for-TV movie).Location: Country, City/Urban, Ocean Community, Redwoods and UCSC.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $195 to $225
Payment types accepted include Discover, Master Card, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and cash.
Rooms: This property has 7 total guest accommodations.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Normally 2 nights on Saturday
Cancellation: 5 days advance
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Continental Plus Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: Modem Hook-Up, Turn-Down Service, Desk, VCR, message service, clothes press, reservation service and TV on request.
Amenities On Site: Library, Parlor Games, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Limited Handicap Access and VCR.
Languages Spoken: Spanish


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Meetings, Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways, Seminars and Weddings.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, Narrow Gauge Railway, aquarium, ocean research, Shakespeare Festival in July, August, Begonia Festival, Cabrillo Music Festival, Jazz Festival, PGA Tournaments and international ocean sport contests.

Historic Interest

Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Wharf, roller coaster and merry-go-round at boardwalk (1/4 mile)