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Santa Cruz Dream Inn

175 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Nightly Rates: ($459.00 - $549.00)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

The Santa Cruz Dream Inn captures the essence of the Central California Coast like no other. This seaside resort features Cowells Beach as its backyard playground. Following a 2008 extensive renovation and relaunching as a Joie deVivre hotel the Dream Inn is the only luxury beachfront hotel in the city. Every one of our 165 deluxe guest rooms and suites feature spectacular views of the Monterey Bay from private balconies or patios. Take in breathtaking sunsets from your balcony watch the surfers and let the sea lions and peaceful sound of the ocean waves lull you to sleep. Whether your visit is for business or pleasure the Dream Inn is the ideal setting. Located adjacent to the Santa Cruz wharf and the legendary boardwalk the hotel boasts a myriad of attractions dining activities and entertainment all within easy walking distance and diverse enough to delight visitors of all ages. San Jose International SJC 34miles and South. Driving Directions:Santa Cruz is approximately 45 minutes from the San Jose Airport. From the Airport take Hwy 880 South to 17 South. Hwy 17 South will take you to Santa Cruz. Take the Half Moon Bay exit (Highway 1 North) which will put you onto Mission Street. Turn left on Bay Street you will see the hotel at the end of Bay Street on West Cliff Drive.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  10
Number of rooms:  165



Room Info:

Deluxe King: Telephone
Deluxe King: Telephone
Poolside Queen Queen: Telephone
Tower Suite: Telephone
Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea maker

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Accessible facilities
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge floor
  • Lounges/bars
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box

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Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkCalifornias only major seaside amusement park PLUS a State Historic Landmark. Includes amusement rides arcade mini golf bowling laser tag

Santa Cruz Municipal WharfThe Santa Cruz Wharf offers the best in seaside shopping dining and recreation. Youll find everything from handmade arts & crafts to beach apparel outdoor fresh fish markets to fine dining whale watching and fishing trips to kayaking.

University of California - Santa CruzPart of the UC system a nationally ranked research university devoted to excellence in undergraduate teachings.

Mystery SpotThe Mystery Spot is a gravitational anomaly located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz California

Monterey Bay AquariumEngaging auditorium programs exciting live shows and staff-led aquarium adventures help you get more out of your aquarium visit.

San Jose AirportSJC International Airport

Santa Cruz Civic AuditoriumConcerts and other events

Natural Bridges State ParkThis beach with its famous natural bridge is an excellent place to view shore and ocean birds migrating whales and seals and otters playing offshore. Further along the beach tidepools offer a glimpse of life beneath the sea. Low tides reveal sea stars cra

Attractions & Areas of Interest Near Santa Cruz Dream Inn:

Cypress Outpatient Surgical
Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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