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Serene Relaxing Home - 4mi. to Beach, 1.5 mi. to Golf
4.6/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Awesome experience

"Property was awesome. Beautiful location, clean, everything you would ask for. Felt like a home. When in the area, this property would be our first choice."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Serene Relaxing Home - 4mi. to Beach, 1.5 mi. to Golf
Cottage On The Knoll
1.3 mi from Mystery Spot
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Lovely

"The cottage was very nice. Well equipped for our needs. I only have one complaint. I am only 5'1" tall. That bed was a bit difficult for me to get into. Really enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2019

Cottage On The Knoll
Cozy Apartment in a Quiet Neighborhood
Inn At Pasatiempo
2.5 out of 5
1.6 mi from Mystery Spot
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$129
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
3.8/5Good! (1,344 reviews)

"The rooms are clean and nicely decorated, but the entry into the hotel looks a little old. Breakfast was disappointing, not sure if it was their standard breakfast or if they had made adjustments because of the coronavirus."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Inn At Pasatiempo
Gatehouse -winter Special ! Jan/feb- 10% off 2 Nights - 20 % off 4+ nts
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Great stay

"Lovely home with ample space. Was perfect for my group which included our 1 year old. Great location. Couple things to know if you stay here: - no staples in the kitchen. Bring your own oil, salt and pepper etc - the alarm is a little fussy and beeped the whole time we were there. - the kitchen knives ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Gatehouse -winter Special ! Jan/feb- 10% off 2 Nights - 20 % off 4+ nts
Chaminade Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1.6 mi from Mystery Spot
$260
per night
May 3 - May 4
3.8/5Good! (506 reviews)

"It was very beautiful and clean. The staff members were very kind and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Chaminade Resort & Spa
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
3.5 out of 5
1.7 mi from Mystery Spot
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$111
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10
4.2/5Very Good! (1,742 reviews)

"They were very accommodating with a late checkout."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
Elegant Unit, Heated Pool, HOT TUB Tennis, Spa, Just 3 Miles TO Santa Cruz Beach
Great Find! 2 Design Units, Pool, HOT TUB Tennis, Spa, Only 3 Miles TO THE Beach
Fantastic King Unit, Pool, Tennis, Spa, HOT Tub, 3 Miles TO Santa Cruz Beach
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Mystery Spot is located in a walkable area of Santa Cruz known for its beautiful beaches and sporting events. Santa Cruz is home to 166 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Mystery Spot

You can choose from 186 hotels and other lodging options within 5 miles of Mystery Spot, including these options:

  • Chaminade Resort & Spa: With a stay at this 4-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and beach locale.
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz: This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and overall value.

Things to See and Do Near Mystery Spot

Now that you've visited Mystery Spot, you can explore everything there is to see and do within a few miles of the area.

Study the collections at Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Museum of Art & History, or Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Town Clock, and Mission Santa Cruz are notable landmarks to explore if you're in the area. Spend some time wandering around Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, and University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum.

University of California Santa Cruz and Capitola Beach are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out Rio Del Mar Beach, which is 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from Mystery Spot, or make a stop by DeLaveaga Golf Course, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Mystery Spot?
Mystery Spot is located in a walkable area of Santa Cruz known for its beautiful beaches and sporting events. You’ll find 254 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best place to stay near Mystery Spot?
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Mystery Spot. Other good choices within 5 miles include Chaminade Resort & Spa and Inn At Pasatiempo.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Mystery Spot, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals close to Mystery Spot.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Mystery Spot?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your stay near Mystery Spot, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What can I see and do near Mystery Spot?
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center, and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you’re in town. Sights like Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Mission Santa Cruz, and Town Clock are must-sees while exploring the area. Enjoy the outdoors at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Pleasure Point Park, or Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park.

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