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Dream Inn Santa Cruz

175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
+1 831 426 4330

Cheapest
rate per night

9.2

Excellent
based on 1,189 reviews
Dream Inn Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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Provider Nightly total
TripAdvisor $340
AMOMA $357
Tablet $375
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AMOMA
Tablet

Good to know

Distance to city centre 1.5 km
Location rating 9.6
Nearest airport San Jose
Distance to airport 45.3 km

Rooms

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King rooms

$524+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
King bed
$524 per night
Unknown
$598 per night
Unknown
$635 per night
King bed
$672 per night
King bed
$803 per night
Unknown
$969 per night

Executive rooms

$486+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
$486 per night
Queen bed
$617 per night
Queen bed
$617 per night
Queen bed
$654 per night
Unknown
$1,192 per night

Standard rooms

$562+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
$562 per night
Unknown
$795 per night

Queen rooms

$635+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Queen bed
$635 per night
Queen bed
$635 per night
Queen bed
$635 per night
Queen bed
$753 per night
Queen bed
$858 per night
Queen bed
$1,081 per night
Queen bed
$1,205 per night

Deluxe rooms

$375+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
$375 per night
Unknown
$375 per night
Unknown
$375 per night
Unknown
$375 per night
Unknown
$375 per night
King bed
$375 per night
King bed
$375 per night
King bed
$375 per night
King bed
$375 per night
King bed
$375 per night
Unknown
$389 per night
King bed
$412 per night
King bed
$412 per night
Unknown
$449 per night
Unknown
$449 per night
Unknown
$504 per night
Unknown
$522 per night
King bed
$561 per night
Unknown
$561 per night
King bed
$561 per night
Unknown
$683 per night
Unknown
$756 per night
Queen bed
$833 per night

Double rooms

$357+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
$357 per night
King bed
$403 per night
King bed
$483 per night
King bed
$511 per night
King bed
$522 per night
King bed
$531 per night
King bed
$714 per night

Reviews

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bit pricey in 23 reviews
board walk in 40 reviews
friendly staff in 157 reviews
great place in 9 reviews
hot tub in 56 reviews
hotel is right in 87 reviews
location and view in 204 reviews
ocean view in 149 reviews
pool area in 124 reviews
right on the beach in 138 reviews
room were amazing in 161 reviews
santa cruz in 31 reviews
sound of the waves in 14 reviews
valet parking in 28 reviews
wharf in 22 reviews
  • Excellent
    Mar 2020
    10.0

    The Dream Inn was perfect! Beautiful view, warm pool, amazing beach access!!! Wonderful place to stay!!!

    The toilet was very loud...

  • Excellent
    Mar 2020
    10.0

    The incredible views at an affordable price

  • Excellent
    Mar 2020
    10.0

    Top notch hotel.

    You park across the small street.

  • Excellent
    Mar 2020
    10.0

    We come here often

  • Excellent
    Nov 2019
    9.0

    View was amazing of ocean full of surfers. Vibe of the hotel was very nice; very surfer oriented. Great views!!!

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About

Overview

Surfers and adventurists alike will enjoy the aquatic environment of Dream Inn Santa Cruz. From the oceanside views and the event spaces to the outdoor activities and comfortable rooms, guests can relax and have fun all in one place.

Many oceanfront restaurants are available at Dream Inn, such as Aquarius, Shorebreak Drink and Dine, and the Jack O'Neill Lounge. Guests can enjoy deconstructed and innovative favorites like burgers, tacos, seafood, and the delicious Nutella cheesecake. Both in-room and poolside dining are also available at the hotel.

Visitors can also host a wedding at Dream Inn, with a variety of wedding and catering packages to choose from. Both vegan and vegetarian menu options are available here, as well. The ballroom consists of over 3,500 square feet of space and can hold 200 guests.

For nearby attractions, visitors can also check out Mount Hermon Adventures, the Roaring Camp Railroads, the Swift Street Courtyard shopping center, and the plethora of wine tours. This hotel is also nestled above the iconic Cowell Beach, which is home to surfing, swimming, and incredible sunsets.

For a night to unwind, guests can relax in their rustic-style hotel room. Every room comes with complimentary Wi-Fi, an iPod dock station, best-selling books, and a mini fridge. There are also upgraded suite options to choose from, including the Ocean View Cathedral Executive with a private furnished balcony and a vaulted ceiling with fans, and the Ocean View Infinity with a semi-private balcony that overlooks the beachfront pool and a bathtub.

Dream Inn Santa Cruz is the ideal choice for travelers who are looking for sweeping views of Monterey Bay, as well as a comfortable stay in an atmospheric hotel.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.2 Excellent

based on 1,189 reviews

9.8

Beach

9.6

Location

8.8

Food

8.0

Breakfast

Things to know

  • Nice building
  • Clean rooms
  • Great view
  • Beach nearby

Check in

16:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Free Wi-Fi
ATM on-site
A/V equipment hire
Business centre
Child-friendly
Concierge service
Cribs available
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Bicycle hire
Hot tub
Child pool
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
Coffee shop
24-hour front desk
Safe
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Long-term parking (surcharge)
Private beach
Storage available
Wedding services
Terrace/Patio
Lift
Massage
Hairdryer

FAQs when booking at Dream Inn Santa Cruz

What kind of event spaces are available at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel?

The hotel boasts a total of three event spaces, all on one level, which are the perfect fit for a wide range of events. Regardless of whether you want to celebrate your wedding, hold a business meeting, or party off at your birthday – here you will find the space. The Surf View room offers splendid views of the ocean and has direct access to the pool deck. With its 1623 sq ft it’s the perfect place for bigger events and social gatherings. For a more private meeting setting, rooms like The Cove with seats for 6-12 people offer the ideal setting.

How much is parking at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel?

For parking at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz, you have two options: self-parking or valet parking. Either way, a parking fee of $25 + tax is incurred per night and per vehicle for the nearby parking lot. In/out privileges apply for hotel guests.

What is the quickest way to get from Mineta San Jose International Airport to the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel?

Mineta San Jose is the closest airport to the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel and only a 45m car ride away. Travel the 35 mi via the CA-17 Southbound to reach the hotel. Even though public transport is also available, it is not recommended to travel publicly, as it takes over 2h to get to the hotel.

Are there any recreational classes to take at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel?

If the ocean and pools do not give enough incentive to sculpt your body, you can also attend pool deck yoga classes offered by the hotel. During the summer months (from June to August), yoga sessions take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:00 am under the sun (dates and place are subject to change). This way you can start your day by cleansing your mind and working out your body. Inquire at the hotel reception desk for sign-up and details.

Do children’s beds/cribs come at an additional charge at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel?

Children under the age of 18 are free to stay with their parents, provided no extra bed is required. Free-of-charge cribs are also provided for infants aged 0-1. Additional beds for children cost $32 per person and per night.

Is the outdoor pool at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz heated and when is it open?

The outdoor pool is heated to 80 °F and the hot tub to a relaxing and comfortable 104 °F for the ultimate bubble experience. Splashing around in the outdoor pool, dosing on the sun loungers, or nibbling pool snacks is possible daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Are there laundry services provided by the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel?

Laundry as well as dry-cleaning and ironing services are provided Monday to Friday by the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel for an additional charge. Also note that the laundry services will take place off-site and will therefore require up to 24h until your clean clothes can be returned to you. (Prices checked 17/05/19).

Where is Dream Inn Santa Cruz located?

Dream Inn Santa Cruz is located at 175 West Cliff Drive, 1.5 km from the centre of Santa Cruz. Main Beach is the closest landmark to Dream Inn Santa Cruz.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?

Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Dream Inn Santa Cruz.

Does Dream Inn Santa Cruz offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Dream Inn Santa Cruz offer free parking?

No, Dream Inn Santa Cruz does not offer free parking.

Does Dream Inn Santa Cruz offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Dream Inn Santa Cruz does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Dream Inn Santa Cruz from the airport?

Dream Inn Santa Cruz is 44.7 km from Monterey Regional. Dream Inn Santa Cruz is 45.3 km from San Jose.

Can you bring pets to Dream Inn Santa Cruz?

No, pets are not allowed at Dream Inn Santa Cruz.

Does Dream Inn Santa Cruz have a pool?

Yes, Dream Inn Santa Cruz has a pool on-site.

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Main Beach 326 m
  • Cocoanut Grove 0.5 km
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk 0.6 km
  • Santa Cruz Wharf 0.9 km
  • Lighthouse Point Park 1 km
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum 1.1 km

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Getting Around

Monterey Regional 44.7 km
San Jose 45.3 km
Santa Cruz 1 km
Scotts Valley 9.7 km

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