Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Ground Floor

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Courtyard View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)


Get an overview of this hotelMotel with free breakfast, walk to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk


Situated near the boardwalk, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Main Beach. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

This smoke-free motel features a spa tub, a business center, and dry cleaning. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 30 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This motel offers access to a business center. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. This Santa Cruz motel also offers a spa tub, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Howard Johnson Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Computer station 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Guests traveling with a Service Animal must call the property after booking via this Web site to confirm their reservation. The booking cannot be guaranteed until the reservation has been confirmed with the property directly.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 15
  • In-room safe fee: USD 1.50 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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