The Islander Motel

The Islander Motel

522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
+1 831 426 7766

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The Islander Motel
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About The Islander Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Situated a short stroll from Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station, The Islander Motel offers guests an ideal base while visiting Santa Cruz. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is included free of charge.

The Islander Motel has been recently refurbished and features a 24-hour reception, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and luggage storage. There is also free private parking on site for those with a car.

All rooms at the motel include a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a refrigerator. They are also fitted with a microwave, a hair dryer and cable/satellite channels.

The Islander Motel is within walking distance of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the Mission Santa Cruz. Foodies can find various restaurants in the area.

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Standard rooms($142 - $563)
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Amenities at The Islander Motel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Child pool
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Disabled access
  • Beach access
  • Microwave

Health and safety

  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Designated smoking area


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free toiletries

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV


  • Hairdryer


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Microwave

Things to do

  • Beach access

Services and conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk

Family friendly

  • Child pool

Reviews of The Islander Motel

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5.1 Fair
Pros:Location. Room was nothing to look at
Cons:Cleaner bedding and room


522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

What's nearby

  • Town Clock0.7 km
  • Mission Santa Cruz1 km
  • Cocoanut Grove1.3 km
  • Main Beach1.4 km
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History1.5 km
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk1.8 km
  • Santa Cruz Wharf2 km
  • Santa Cruz Harbor2.2 km
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum2.7 km
  • State Lighthouse Museum2.7 km
  • DeLaveaga Golf Course2.9 km
  • University of Santa Cruz Arboretum3 km



Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00


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FAQs when booking at The Islander Motel

  • Where is The Islander Motel located?

    The Islander Motel is located at 522 Ocean Street, 1 km from the centre of Santa Cruz. Town Clock is the closest landmark to The Islander Motel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Islander Motel?

    Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Islander Motel.

  • Does The Islander Motel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Islander Motel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Islander Motel offer free parking?

    Yes, The Islander Motel offers free parking.

  • How far is The Islander Motel from the airport?

    The Islander Motel is 42.8 km from San Jose. The Islander Motel is 47 km from Monterey Regional.

  • Does The Islander Motel have a pool?

    Yes, The Islander Motel has a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

1.0 km

Nearest airport

San Jose

Distance to airport

43.7 km