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Seaview Condo - 150 Steps to the Beach and Pier
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5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Adorable ocean view condo

"Our family had a great experience with this property. Communication with the owner was on-point and very responsive. The condo was steps from the beach, as advertised and right across the street from shopping and dining. The condo was well-stocked and had everything we needed in the kitchen for some ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Seaview Condo - 150 Steps to the Beach and Pier
Capitola Venetian - Beach Front - 2 Jacuzzi Tubs
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4.9/5Exceptional! (94 reviews)
Awesome Beach Getaway

"Leonard was the perfect host and the house was the setting for a perfect family vacation. Leonard waited for us to check in and saved us a prime parking spot. His house was well appointed and had all if the necessary items for a great rental. We ate all of our meals in the house and used the outdoor ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Capitola Venetian - Beach Front - 2 Jacuzzi Tubs
Capitola Beach Front Venetian Condo - on the Beach
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4.8/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Your own private beach

"This place was perfect for a complete change of scenery. it felt safe to let the kids play in the sand while relaxing with the doors open and listening to the waves crash on the beach. If we get a chance to do this again, we will!!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2020

Capitola Beach Front Venetian Condo - on the Beach
Capitola Venetian Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.034 mi from Capitola Wharf
The price is $225 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (327 reviews)

"The property is beautiful. Super close to the water. In the room we stayed itvwas very spacious but the bedroom smelled so bad. Like mustyvor mold. My son couldn't even sleep in there."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

Capitola Venetian Hotel
Capitola 'rose Cottage' in the Heart of Capitola Village
5/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Charming Vintage Cottage

"Lovely cottage that was very comfortable for my family of four. You can’t beat the location, just know that this is right in the village so it’s an area with a lot of activity. We had a great stay and would definitely book again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Capitola 'rose Cottage' in the Heart of Capitola Village
Capitola Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.1 mi from Capitola Wharf
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $238 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (160 reviews)

"Front desk associate was very nice. I will defiantly be back."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Capitola Hotel
Ocean View Studio in Capitola Village - Location!
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5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Fantastic! Location... Location...

"This was the absolute perfect way to spend some time away. The description and location is exactly as described. Nice view of the beach, everything in walking distance, amenities were perfect for a short on more lengthly stay and kept the windows open for air flow and sounds of the waves crashing! ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Ocean View Studio in Capitola Village - Location!
Ideal Location! Steps 2 Beach,shops,dining/great Yard 4 BBQ
5/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)
Best beach house in Capitola!

"We are a repeat renter of this beach house. The location is perfect! We park our car and never move it during our stay and walk everywhere. Just a 2 minute walk to the beach. Our family can’t wait to rent again from Michelle. We will be back soon."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Ideal Location! Steps 2 Beach,shops,dining/great Yard 4 BBQ
Capitola Village Getaway! - Steps From River Walk
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great location

"Cute cottage steps from the Riverwalk and Village"…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Capitola Village Getaway! - Steps From River Walk
Newly Remodeled, Family Friendly, Village Apartment Seconds From The Beach
4.8/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Great for a long weekend getaway!

"Apartment is just as described. Very comfortable and clean. The kitchen is well stocked for home cooking. The beach chairs, umbrellas etc. were great to have so we didn't need to bring all that with us. The beach, shops and restaurants are all just a few steps away."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Newly Remodeled, Family Friendly, Village Apartment Seconds From The Beach
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Capitola Wharf is located in a walkable area of Capitola known for its beautiful beaches and sporting events. Capitola is home to 17 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something with the amenities you're looking for.

Staying Near Capitola Wharf

You can choose from 19 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Capitola Wharf, including these picks:

Things to See and Do Near Capitola Wharf

While you're in town visiting Capitola Wharf, you can discover the sights and attractions within a few miles of the area.

Capitola Historical Museum, Aptos History Museum, and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Mystery Spot, and Town Clock are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. Get outside and spend some time strolling around Pleasure Point Park, Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, and Lighthouse Point Park.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you might plan a visit to Capitola Beach and Rio Del Mar Beach. You might also stop by University of California Santa Cruz, located 6 mi (9.7 km) from Capitola Wharf, or Capitola Mercantile which is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Capitola Wharf?
Capitola Wharf is located in a walkable area of Capitola known for its beautiful beaches and sporting events. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 28 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best place to stay near Capitola Wharf?
Adjacent to Capitola Wharf, Capitola Venetian Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices within a short distance include Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola and Capitola Hotel.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Capitola Wharf, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best options available near Capitola Wharf.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Capitola Wharf?
For more information about changing or cancelling your stay near Capitola Wharf, head over to our customer service page.
What can I see and do near Capitola Wharf?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center, Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, or Museum of Art & History. Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, Lighthouse Point Park, and Mark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse are monuments to see when you’re exploring the area around Capitola Wharf. You might spend a leisurely day outdoors at Pleasure Point Park and The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park.

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