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Hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz - Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

Our Pick: Most Booked By Customers
500 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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v 0.6 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 2 mins )
t 12 mins walking
Uber from $7-8
l Colleen "Great location; nice rooms; friendly staff!"
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Very Good, 4.05 Based on 364 Reviews
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Rio Theatre Santa Cruz Hotels - Hitching Post Studios Inn

Hitching Post Studios Inn

1717 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 0.5 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 2 mins )
t 10 mins walking
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Good, 3.85 Based on 638 Reviews
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Continental Inn

Continental Inn

414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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v 0.6 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 3 mins )
t 14 mins walking
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Pleasant, 3.4 Based on 578 Reviews
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Ramada Limited Santa Cruz Water Street

Ramada Limited Santa Cruz Water Street

516 Water Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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v 0.6 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 4 mins )
t 14 mins walking
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Very Good, 4.1 Based on 369 Reviews
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The Islander Motel

The Islander Motel

Our Pick: Top Rated (Budget)
522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 0.6 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 2 mins )
t 14 mins walking
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Excellent, 4.31 Based on 273 Reviews
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Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection

Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection

Our Pick: Top for Nearby Dining
611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 0.8 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 4 mins )
t 17 mins walking
Uber from $7-8
l David "Just stumbled on this with no expectations; very nice property; recommended."
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Disappointing, 2.4 Based on 924 Reviews
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Motel Santa Cruz

Motel Santa Cruz

370 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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lDisappointing
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v 0.7 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 3 mins )
t 15 mins walking
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Okay, 2.8 Based on 348 Reviews
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Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz

Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz

1015 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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v 0.9 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 4 mins )
t 19 mins walking
Uber from $7-8
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Excellent, 4.25 Based on 484 Reviews
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Hyatt Place Santa Cruz

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz

407 Broadway Avenue, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 0.7 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 3 mins )
t 15 mins walking
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Pleasant, 3.34 Based on 523 Reviews
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Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

525 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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v 0.7 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 4 mins )
t 14 mins walking
Uber from $7-8
l David D "It was a great stay. The room was very clean and there was free coffee. It's in a very quiet area and there is a strip mall right next door."
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Very Good, 4.25 Based on 1167 Reviews
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Ocean Pacific Lodge

Ocean Pacific Lodge

301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 1.6 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 6 mins )
Uber from $8-10
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Pleasant, 3.25 Based on 2020 Reviews
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Hotel Solares

Hotel Solares

600 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz -Call Us (Map)
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v 1.1 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 5 mins )
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#2 Rated

Rio Theatre Santa Cruz Reviews

This venue is ranked #2 of 4 venues in Santa Cruz

Overall Average Score: 
Wonderful (4.5 out of 5)

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5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Nina, Placerville Thu, 28 November 2019

It was a magical night seeing Krishna Das. We drove 4 hours just to attend this event and it was totally worth it. The people at the Rio are very nice, too!

Liked: It's a very comfortable venue and the sound is great.
Disliked: Nope, never disappointed.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Nina A, Placerville

Not a bad seat in the house and the acoustics were awesome. I felt like I was watching a show at my house.

Liked: Great seats and great sound.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

David, Bloomington

Loved the theatre and the folks working hard to keep it rocking. Obviously a great community resource. Go early and eat at the Mongolian restaurant next door - great people. If before 5, a great clothing store is there also.

Liked: Good people working hard.

3

Pleasant - 3 out of 5

Shiela, Portland

Fun show; nice venue. A bit on the stuffy side but overall a nice place.

Liked: Intimate and clean; awesome sound and acoustics!
Disliked: No bar; weird seating that discouraged dancing and even standing up. Even the band commented that they were uncomfortable.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Rio Theatre is #42 of 81 things to do in Santa Cruz

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: lizclark100, Monterey, California
Sun 16 Feb, 2020
l New sound system is terrific. No alcohol at snack bar, cash only. No soda, limited snacks, need to add DECAF coffe. Nice staff.

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: sllbeach, Menlo Park, California
Tue 7 Jan, 2020
l We love being able to see such great entertainers at the Rio Theatre, which is so much more intimate than large stadium venues. We saw Herb Albert and Lani Hall who put on a terrific show. The...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: dryad-fw, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Thu 4 Jul, 2019
l not a bad seat in the house, but if you are attending a concert with general admittance, know the line starts early- we got there an hour prior and were a hundred people back- though we still had our...

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Frequently Asked Questions about hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz

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What hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz are best for nightlife?

If you're looking for hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz that are in the best place for nightlife, these hotels are definitely worth checking out:

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.25
15 mins walking

Rio Vista Inn & Suites Santa Cruz
Traveler Rating : Exceptional, 8
1.0 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz

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What hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz are close to restaurants?

If you're looking for hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz that are close to the best restaurants, be sure to check these hotels out:

Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.31
17 mins walking

Pacific Blue Inn
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.4
1.3 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 6 mins by car )

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.25
15 mins walking

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What are the best hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz?

Some of our top rated hotels near Rio Theatre Santa Cruz are:

Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection
Traveller Rating : Excellent, 4.31
17 mins walking

West Cliff Inn A Four Sisters Inn
Traveller Rating : Wonderful, 4.65
2.3 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 9 mins by car )

Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Traveller Rating : Excellent, 4.45
2.0 miles from Rio Theatre Santa Cruz ( 8 mins by car )

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