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Casablanca On The Beach

Casablanca On The Beach

101 Main St, Santa Cruz
3.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (746 reviews)
Easy access close to everything g Helpful at reception, easy access and parking, perfect for someone requiring accessible room. Seems quiet and is close to everything. Quick wifi and newly renovated, quite happy so far with our stay
  Nov 17, 2017

$129

$129
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz

407 Broadway, Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (11 reviews)
Brand new and clean hotel. Easy access to freeway. Friendly and attentive staff. Quick valet. Impressive breakfast options.
  Nov 13, 2017

$143

$143
Best Western Seacliff Inn

Best Western Seacliff Inn

7500 Old Dominion Court, Aptos
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (799 reviews)
Nice hotelOne night stay. Very nice Jr.suite. Love the giant tub!
  Nov 17, 2017

$150

$150
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley

6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,153 reviews)
15 minutes from Santa Cruz - great looking and good interior for the hotel. Breakfast - if you pay for it - is well as well with a good variety. Gym a little on the small side though....
  Nov 20, 2017

$127

$127
Pacific Blue Inn

Pacific Blue Inn

636 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (278 reviews)
Walking distance to beach , boardwalk, downtown.We had a lovely time. Everything was very clean , and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. Nice sized room and large bathroom with huge shower. Will come again !
  Nov 10, 2017

$99

$99
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Santa Cruz, CA

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Santa Cruz, CA

2956 Mission St, Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (184 reviews)
Hotel was exactly what we needed. Nice, clean close to the boardwalk. It was a good place for us to stay. New hotel in great condition. Staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Parking was not a problem. Beds were comfortable. Air conditioner was up to the task as we were there on a hot ...
  Oct 16, 2017

$107

$107
Monarch Cove Inn

Monarch Cove Inn

620 El Salto Drive, Capitola
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (110 reviews)
Too expensive for what it offersEven though it is close to the beaches it is too pricey.
  Aug 17, 2017

$125

$125
Babbling Brook Inn

Babbling Brook Inn

1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (318 reviews)
Well located, nice feelThe staff is very pleasant. The hotel is located walking distance from the Pacific Mall. While the grounds are a beautiful oasis it is located next to a busy street. Can't have everything.
  Oct 29, 2017

$174

$174
Capitola Hotel

Capitola Hotel

210 Esplanade, Capitola
3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (34 reviews)
Great setting - close to beach, restaurants, quietCelebrated our 20th Anniversary in Capitola. Couldn’t have had a better time!
  Nov 20, 2017

$202

$202
Rio Vista Suites

Rio Vista Suites

611 Third Street, Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (240 reviews)
Great stayThis hotel was close to the boardwalk and downtown, it was in the middle of everything. I loved my room it was nice and made me feel right at home, I just felt comfortable here and the staff was amazing they even walked me right up to my room. The shower was amazing and the beds were so comfy.
  Nov 7, 2017

$125

$125
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Three Star Hotel Guide for Santa Cruz

There’s a reason the top 3 star hotels in Santa Cruz, California are so incredibly popular: They combine comforting amenities and just-for-you service with some of the best rates and discounts the area has to offer. When you book a stay at a three star hotel in Santa Cruz, you’ll get access to perfect little perks like on-site restaurants and cocktail bars, well-appointed fitness centers, and spacious rooms.

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