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.
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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.
The fitness center is currently closed and will re-open on March 31, 2019. Please pardon our dust while we are making improvements to the hotel.
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum.
So, we were taking a family trip to San Fran, I found this hotel on best Westerns site and used my points to book. The outside paint scheme doesn’t do the rooms justice. The room we had was...
Lovely staff and they mean well. But, the owners scrimp on renovating. The floors feel like they are never really vacuumed and certainly the corners are nasty. There's an old fridge that rumbles all...
Los Angeles on 23-Dec-2018
Lovely rose gardens on the property (hence the name), excellent service, and a unique studio apartment that included a full kitchen, an actual closet and spacious bathroom. It also had a private...
By M M
San Marcos, California on 09-Dec-2018
I checked in on a Friday night for two nights. About midday Saturday, I received a phone call saying the hotel didn't have an open room for the night because they overbooked. They wouldn't refund me...
Although in the style of a typical 2-story outdoor-entry motel with a breakfast room, this was definitely a notch above. The room was quite nice with a hardwood floor, nice furniture, large TV, good...