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Fireside Inn Santa Cruz
2 out of 5
0.2 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The price is $75 per night
3.5/5Good! (454 reviews)

"Good location, Simple but nice, very close to the beach"…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Fireside Inn Santa Cruz
Aqua Breeze Inn
1.5 out of 5
0.1 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $99 per night
3.4/5 (992 reviews)

"No coffee pot, no iron in room. The floor was really dirty"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Aqua Breeze Inn
Beach Street Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
0.2 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The price is $259 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (647 reviews)

"Love location. Super friendly office. Very nice room. Daily check in from maid service would have been nice. Had to go ask for towels, shampoo, etc. We were there 3 nights."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Beach Street Inn and Suites
Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area
2.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The price is $120 per night
3.7/5Good! (836 reviews)

"So close to the boardwalk, simple clean and quiet."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area
Casablanca On The Beach
3.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The price is $266 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (1,099 reviews)

"This property has a very botique feel to it. It is very close to the pier and boardwalk. We had a very relaxing stay."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Casablanca On The Beach
Edgewater Beach inn and suites
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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4.3/5Excellent! (40 reviews)

"Nice and cozy right by the beach. Really gives the Santa Cruz vibe when staying there. Can't wait to visit again soon!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2020

Edgewater Beach inn and suites
Seaway Inn
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The price is $168 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (155 reviews)

"Walking distance to Wharf . Room was a little small."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Seaway Inn
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
4 out of 5
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The price is $339 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (975 reviews)

"Dream Inn Santa Cruz is the best place to relax and enjoy on the beach."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The price is $89 per night
3.4/5Good! (875 reviews)

"Easy parking, close to boardwalk, clean, nice staff, safe with cameras in parking lot and common areas of hotel"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Beachview Inn
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $93 per night
3.7/5Good! (972 reviews)

"We got a queen room and it was very small. Otherwise adequate."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is located in Santa Cruz. This walkable area is 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 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Choose from 65 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, including these picks:

  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz: With a stay at this 4-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Casablanca On The Beach: With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its dining options and bar.
  • Hyatt Place Santa Cruz: This 3-star hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a 24-hour fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and beach locale.

Things to See and Do Near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

After you've visited Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, you can explore everything there is to see and do within a couple miles of the area.

Study the collections at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center, Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, or Museum of Art & History. Explore notable local landmarks like Mystery Spot, Mark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse, and Town Clock. You can wander around Lighthouse Point Park, Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, or University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum if you want a dose of fresh air.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you can plan a visit to University of California Santa Cruz and Capitola Beach. Rio Del Mar Beach is also located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Cocoanut Grove is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk?
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is located in Santa Cruz. This walkable area is known for its beautiful beaches and sporting events. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 64 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk?
Adjacent to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Casablanca On The Beach is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include Dream Inn Santa Cruz and Hyatt Place Santa Cruz.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk?
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What can I see and do near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk?
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center, Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History feature captivating exhibits. Mystery Spot, Mission Santa Cruz, and Mark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse are some of the notable landmarks to see in the area. Spend some time wandering around Pleasure Point Park, Wilder Ranch State Park, and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

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