Whether your looking for a romantic room with breathtaking ocean views and a fireplace, or you want a moderately-priced family getaway that’s close to the beach and boardwalk, our guide to Santa Cruz County Hotels, Motel, and Bed and Breakfasts help you quickly find the right one with information on room rates, availability, location, reviews and special discounts.
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Our guide to Santa Cruz Hotels provides the vacation traveler with valuable information on hotel room rates, availability, and special discounts. Use our Speed Search to quickly find a hotel room close to the beach, boardwalk, Pacific Garden Mall or other top recreational activities and tourist attractions in Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Hotels and Resorts
Bay Front Inn ─ Click for motel reviews and book online
325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
The motel offers amenities to please business and leisure travelers alike. Close to downtown and short walk to the beach, Boardwalk, Wharf, and West Cliff.
Some of the motel and guestroom features include: outdoor pool, complimentary continental breakfasts, smoke-free property , complimentary wireless Internet access, cable television, refrigerators, and microwave ovens
500 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA
This Santa Cruz hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown just blocks from the famous Santa Cruz Boardwalk and UCSC campus, and still within walking distance to a number of white sandy beaches.
One Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz, CA
The Chaminade is a mission-style hotel and conference center like no other. It is a AAA 4-Diamond Mission Style Resort hotel located on 300 acres in the Santa Cruz mountains. It is the ideal hotel for business, pleasure, and romance.
Dream Inn ─ Click for hotel reviews and book online
175 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
Remodeled in June 2008 — the hotel enjoys an unrivaled location on Cowell’s Beach making it he only beachfront hotel in Santa Cruz. And it is just steps away from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the Santa Cruz Wharf, and beautiful West Cliff Drive. This is the best hotel for experiencing the most popular tourist sites in Santa Cruz.
1505 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA
The hotel features 46 rooms, including a mini suite, an exquisite atrium breakfast area, and indoor pool. Amenities include complimentary continental breakfast, in-room coffee maker, free newspaper, and TV with cable. We also offer complimentary High Speed DSL Access.
611 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA
Walking distance to shops and restaurants. Santa Cruz’s famous boardwalk nearby. U of C – Santa Cruz 3 miles. Golf courses within 2 miles. Easy access to all major highways.
600 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
The Santa Cruz Inn Beach Inn, is conveniently located within walking distance of Downtown Santa Cruz, as well the Beach Boardwalk. This motel offers its guests a warm and friendly environment.
The standard guest rooms are equipped with two queen beds, and include a full range of amenities. Guests are served a complimentary, continental breakfast each morning. Please note that because of the mild temperatures, this Santa Cruz motel has no air-conditioning.
Hwy 17 and Pasatiempo Dr., Santa Cruz, CA
The Inn At Pasatiempo Is A Country-style California Boutique Hotel Located In Santa Cruz, Calif., Just Two Miles From The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Golfers From Across The Nation Come To Play Pasatiempo Golf Course That Lies One Block From The Inn.
301 Pacific Avenue – Santa Cruz
Located just three blocks from the beach and wharf, it offers luxury and convenience to its guests.
Some of the motel features include: complimentary high-speed Internet access, heated outdoor pool and spa tub, and a complimentary continental breakfasts. Guestrooms feature complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable television, and coffeemakers. Pet Fee charged.
636 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060
The Pacific Blue Inn is Santa Cruz! We’re a brand new bed and breakfast Inn with an eco-conscious heart and a local flair. Promoting green living and a healthy outlook on life, the Inn is located on Pacific Avenue within walking distance to the best Santa Cruz has to offer.
174 West Cliff Drive
Situated on a bluff across from the beach West Cliff Inn was originally built In 1877 as a private home. This stately three-story Italianate Victorian with its spacious wraparound porch was completely renovated and features a breezy coastal decor with fabrics in crisp blues and whites.
Capitola Hotels, Inns and Resorts
1435 41st Avenue Capitola, California
We’re located near California’s oldest seaside resort, Capitola, a Mediterranean style village that lies in a sheltered cove with spectacular views of the Monterey Bay. You can sunbathe at the beach, fish off the wharf, surf at renowned Pleasure Point, go kayaking, stroll through the majestic redwood forest, witness the migration of elephant seals, whales and monarch butterflies or just browse through the local art and antique shops.
1255 41st Ave Capitola, CA 95010
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz is located near the beach in Capitola and close to Capitola Beach, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Pleasure Point Park. Nearby points of interest also include Santa Cruz Harbor and Seacliff State Beach. 84 air-conditioned guestrooms at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz feature iPod docking stations and coffee/tea makers. Beds come with triple sheeting. Furnishings include single sofa beds, desks, and ergonomic chairs. Accommodations include refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations. Wired high-speed and wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer cordless phones with voice mail, as well as free local calls (restrictions may apply). High-definition televisions have satellite channels. Rooms also include blackout drapes/curtains and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and guests may request wake-up calls. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.
250 Monterey Ave Capitola, CA 95010
Inn at Depot Hill is located in Capitola, close to Capitola Beach, Cabrillo College, and Pleasure Point Park. Nearby points of interest also include Seacliff State Beach. 12 guestrooms at Inn at Depot Hill feature fireplaces and complimentary newspapers. Beds come with pillowtop mattresses. Rooms are individually decorated. Bathrooms feature bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guestrooms offer phones with voice mail, as well as free local calls (restrictions may apply). Televisions have satellite channels. Rooms also include irons/ironing boards and clock radios. Housekeeping is offered daily and guests may request wake-up calls. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.
720 Hill Street Capitola, CA 95010
Quality Inn & Suites is located near the beach in Capitola and close to Capitola Beach, Cabrillo College, and Pleasure Point Park. Nearby points of interest also include Seacliff State Beach. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast.
Davenport Inns, Lodges, Bed & Breakfasts
Davenport Roadhouse Inn — Bed and Breakfast
1 Davenport Ave., Davenport, CA (831) 425-1818
Aptos/Rio Del Mar Hotels, Inns & Resorts
Seacliff Inn — Hotel & Resort
7500 Old Dominion Court, Aptos, CA
The Best Western Seacliff Inn Has Served Up Versatile Fare. It Is More Than Just A Place To Spend The Night. We Offer A Sophisticated Choice Of Accommodations For Business And Pleasure – From Tastefully Planned Guest Suites To Comfortable Meeting Rooms, To An Elegant – But Decidedly Relaxed – Dining Room. When You Think About The Best Of Everything, Think About The Best Western Seacliff Inn.
One Seascape Resort Dr., Aptos, CA
Seascape Offers 85 Suites And 164 One And/Or Two Bedroom Villas. The Suites Are Typical Of What You Would Expect Of A Luxury 4 Diamond Resort. They Feature Kitchenettes, Fireplaces, Private Decking And Comfortable Beach.
Santa Cruz Mountains Hotels, Motels, Inns & Resorts
Hwy 9, Ben Lomond, CA (831) 336-2292
Fern River Resort
5250 Hwy 9, Felton, CA (831) 335-4412
Nature’s Paradise Motel
6440 Highway 9, Felton, CA (831) 335-2461
9600 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA (831) 336-5188
Scotts Valley Hotels, Motels, Inns & Resorts
6020 Scotts Valley Dr., Scotts Valley, CA (831) 438-6666
WeWe offer convenience without congestion when visiting the Santa Cruz area. Just minutes to the wharf, beach, boardwalk, and all the famous attractions, including five challenging golf courses, Big Trees Railroad, and Henry Cowell State Park.
6001 La drona Drive, Scotts Valley, CA
ThThe hotel is ideally located near all the Monterey bay attractions. World-class golf at Pasatiempo Golf Club, Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk, Roaring Camp Railroad along with the majestic redwoods of Henry Cowell State Park are all within minutes of the hotel.
Watsonville Hotels, Inns & Motels
1855 Main St., Watsonville, CA
1620 West Beach St., Watsonville, CA
112 Airport Blvd., Watsonville, CA
Best Western Rose Garden Inn ─ Click for reviews or to book online
740 Freedom Blvd., Watsonville, CA
970 Main St., Watsonville, CA