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Enjoy all that Santa Cruz offers, spend a few days by the sea.

From unique oceanfront inns to popular hotel and motel chains, Santa Cruz accommodations are as diverse as the scenery.

We suggest these featured hotels and motels:

Sea and Sand Inn patio

Sea & Sand Inn

201 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 427‑3400

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Every room has an ocean view, a perfect location for the romantic getaway! Located along picturesque West Cliff Drive, the Sea & Sand Inn overlooks Monterey Bay, a short walk to the wharf, Boardwalk, Steamer Lane, and downtown Santa Cruz.

Photo of Carousel Beach Inn Room

Carousel Beach Inn

110 Riverside Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(800) 214‑7400 or (831) 425‑7090

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Just steps away the from the Boardwalk, the Carousel Beach Inn is a great place for a family vacation. Our fun new remodel includes fresh furniture, stylish bedding, and 42-inch Tv’s. Great location, free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, affordable rates, and friendly staff! If you were any closer to the beach you’d have sand in your shoes!

Edgewater Beach Inn & Suites

Edgewater Beach Inn

523 Second Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(888) 809-6767 or (831) 423‑0440

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Known for its ideal location overlooking the Monterey Bay, Edgewater Beach Inn will quickly become your family’s new home by the beach. A range of accommodations provides options for all, from suites with kitchens to adjoining rooms for large groups. Local attractions are around every corner, with the wharf, Boardwalk and Downtown Santa Cruz all just steps away.

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz lounge

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz

407 Broadway
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 226‑2300

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Combining surf culture charisma with contemporary design, the Hyatt Place Santa Cruz is just a few blocks from the area’s major attractions. Amenities include pool, hot tub, fitness room, business center, bar/lounge, valet parking, and complimentary hot breakfast.

Courtyard by Marriott Building

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz

313 Riverside Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 419-8700

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Two blocks to the Boardwalk! Outdoor pool, Spa Nalini, The Bistro restaurant and bar, outdoor fire pit patio lounge, Starbucks®️️. All rooms feature mini-fridge and microwave. Connecting rooms and suites are ideal for families. Proud participant in Marriott Bonvoy program.

Dream Inn Room with view

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

175 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 740-8069

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A Santa Cruz favorite for surfing, sunsets and the freshest seafood, the Dream Inn is a beloved local landmark on the historic Beach Boardwalk. Effortlessly captivating longtime guests with its colorful retro-chic style while delighting newcomers who appreciate modern services and amenities, this full-service beachfront hotel features 165 guest rooms (all with ocean views), an outdoor pool steps from the sand, exceptional seasonal cuisine at Jack O’Neill Restaurant & Lounge and state-of-the-art meeting and event space for up to 250 guests.

Hampton Inn Building

Hampton Inn Santa Cruz West

2424 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 316-3500

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Located off State Hwy 1 on the westside of Santa Cruz, our hotel is a quick ten-minute drive away from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and a short stroll to the Westside’s best breweries, wineries, coffee shops, and restaurants. Enjoy our free breakfast, cozy guest rooms and suites, and warm California sun on our outdoor patio. Pets are welcome!

Best Western Plus Inn Scotts Valley

6020 Scotts Valley Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
(831) 388-6666

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This cozy hotel is nestled in the mountains providing the ideal romantic getaway or location for a family trip. Located on Highway 17, you’re still just minutes from Santa Cruz so you can spend the days swimming, shopping, and dining, and the nights snuggled up in the cool mountains. No matter what’s on the day’s agenda, start your morning with a free breakfast and enjoy a relaxing stay.

Best Western Santa Cruz

Best Western Plus All Suites
Santa Cruz

500 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, Ca 95060
(831) 458-9898

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Just two miles the from the Boardwalk and one mile from downtown, Best Western Plus All Suites Santa Cruz is the epitome of a California casual getaway. Our newly-renovated property includes an array of suites with flexible bed and room configurations, perfect for families. Amenities include: free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast, on-site fitness center, outdoor hot tub, on-site parking, and a laundry facility. Every suite features a large flatscreen TV with premium channels, air conditioning, microwave, mini-fridge and Keurig coffee maker. Our hotel is the perfect destination for guests seeking a relaxed and refreshed coastal experience. 

Hotel Solares

Hotel Solares

600 Riverside Ave
Santa Cruz, Ca 95060
(831) 458-9660

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Discover the wonders of California’s central coast when you stay with us at Hotel Solares. You are sure to have a blast when you stay at our pet-friendly Santa Cruz hotel. At our hotel, we offer our guests supreme service and comfortable accommodations without emptying their bank accounts. Each of our well-appointed rooms and suites features modern decor, private balconies, and comfortable furnishing. Enjoy in-room temperature controls, flat-screen TV, WiFi, and coffee-making facilities. Further, our property features a heated pool, a hot tub, parking, a friendly around-the-clock front desk, and more!

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