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Bed and Breakfast in Santa Cruz

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Featured Bed And Breakfast in Santa Cruz

Babbling Brook Inn
3 out of 5
1025 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA
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$263
per night
Apr 18 - Apr 19

Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pacific Avenue and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay and University of California ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (642 reviews)

"We loved Babbling Brook Inn! A very rustic setting among nature in the middle of town with the sounds of the babbling brook to lull us to sleep. We loved the classic architecture and the decor. Excellent service and delicious full breakfast! A classic bed & breakfast experience! Highly recommended ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Babbling Brook Inn
Monarch Cove Inn
3.5 out of 5
620 El Salto Drive, Capitola, CA
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$117
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10

Situated near the beach, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach. Potbelly Beach and Esplanade Park Beach are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (263 reviews)

"Beautiful place, the grounds were well kept, and the property overlooks the Pacific."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Monarch Cove Inn
West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
3.5 out of 5
174 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA
$212
per night
May 3 - May 4

Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this romantic bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Cowell's Beach and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 0.5 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (244 reviews)

"The views are beautiful and staff was very accommodating, as we were there right before the shuttle in place for the area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
Pacific Blue Inn
3 out of 5
636 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
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$99
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10

Located in Downtown Santa Cruz, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Pacific Avenue and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 0.9 mi (1.5 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (506 reviews)

"Would highly recommend a stay here. Excellent customer service and clean!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Pacific Blue Inn
Inn at Depot Hill
4 out of 5
250 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA
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Situated by the ocean, this romantic bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach. Capitola Wharf and Rio Del Mar Beach are also ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (483 reviews)

"Management and all staff members were great. Breakfast was delicious along with the ambiance."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Inn at Depot Hill
Cliff Crest Bed & Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
407 Cliff St, Santa Cruz, CA
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$195
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10

Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Cocoanut Grove and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 0.9 mi (1.5 ...

3.8/5Good! (53 reviews)

"The Cliff was perfectly located in Santa Cruz by the boardwalk and downtown - the rooms were very comfortable - one small downside was the having to use a shared bathroom on the second floor - The breakfast was incredible and exactly what I was looking for - great B&B - use it - Adriana is a ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Cliff Crest Bed & Breakfast
FLORA VISTA INN
3.5 out of 5
1258 San Andreas Road, Watsonville, CA
$150
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10

Situated in Watsonville, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Beer Can Beach and Monterey Bay. Sunset State Beach and Manresa State Beach are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (20 reviews)
Lovely stay.

"Quaint, comfortable, relaxing stay. It's surrounded by agricultural land so in the morning you might be woken up by tractors, but the sound insulation is quite good."…"

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

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Casablanca On The Beach
Casablanca On The Beach
3.5 out of 5
101 Main St, Santa Cruz, CA
$119
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10
3.7/5Good! (1,734 reviews)

"Staff was great! Location was perfect! Great view of the ocean! Loved our room!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2020

Casablanca On The Beach
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
4 out of 5
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA
$179
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,157 reviews)

"Property was clean and for the most part quite. With. the virus being a part of my stay there isnt much more that I can say."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
3.5 out of 5
6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
$118
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
4.2/5Very Good! (1,746 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
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Why Stay at a B&B in Santa Cruz?

If you want to find a place to stay with fewer rooms than the traditional hotel and a cozy environment, a bed and breakfast might be the perfect option for your getaway to Santa Cruz. You'll find 209 lodging options and 6 B&Bs for your stay in Santa Cruz. During your time in Santa Cruz, you might want to spend some time strolling along the water at Main Beach and Natural Bridges State Park.

B&Bs all have a unique charm— whether it's a cozy reading space or a beautiful breakfast room, the quaint details are what make bed and breakfasts a fun place to get away. You might consider checking out these B&Bs in Santa Cruz:

Babbling Brook Inn: 3 stars, 13 rooms

  • Buffet breakfast
  • Individually decorated rooms

Pacific Blue Inn: 3 stars, 9 rooms

  • In-room fireplace
  • Terrace

Inn at Depot Hill: 4 stars, 12 rooms

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast
  • Individually decorated rooms

Monarch Cove Inn: 3.5 stars, 11 rooms

West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn: 3.5 stars, 10 rooms

  • Buffet breakfast
  • In-room designer toiletries

How to Pack for the Weather in Santa Cruz

If you're curious about the optimal time to vacation in Santa Cruz, we've collected some weather information to help you plan your getaway:

  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • Average rainfall is 49.92 inches in a year
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 69° F and nighttime temperatures average 36° F
  • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 41° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 86° F and nighttime averages are around 47° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 82° F during the day and 36° F at night

Exploring Santa Cruz

If you're looking for some things to do on you trip, travelers enjoy Santa Cruz for its sporting events and surfing. When you want to explore some cultural attractions on your trip, Santa Cruz Surfing Museum and Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History are worthy sites to check out. You might put Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on your list if you want to see more of the area.

Travelers also appreciate Santa Cruz for its:

  • Beaches
  • Camping
  • Biking
  • Entertainment
  • Bird watching

Transportation Options In and Around Santa Cruz

Fly into Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), which is located 19.3 mi (31 km) from the city center. Otherwise, you can search for flights to San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 22.7 mi (36.5 km) away. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Searching for B&Bs in Santa Cruz?
If you’re looking for something a little more offbeat than your standard hotel experience, a stay at a bed and breakfast could be the perfect alternative for your getaway. You’ll find 335 accommodations and 7 B&Bs for your stay in Santa Cruz. If your ideal vacation to Santa Cruz includes spending lots of time outside, Big Basin Redwoods State Park and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park are good spots to enjoy the scenery.
Why choose a B&B versus a traditional hotel?
With attentive service, opportunities to interact with the owner, and hearty breakfasts, B&Bs all have a truly one-of-a-kind setting.
What are the top B&Bs in Santa Cruz?
You might consider checking out these B&Bs in Santa Cruz: Babbling Brook Inn: 3 stars, 13 rooms. Enjoy the free buffet breakfast and unique décor. Monarch Cove Inn: 3.5 stars, 11 rooms. Inn at Depot Hill: 4 stars, 12 rooms. Enjoy the free cooked breakfast and unique décor. Pacific Blue Inn: 3 stars, 9 rooms. Enjoy the in-room fireplace and patio area. Cliff Crest Bed & Breakfast: 2.5 stars, 6 rooms. Enjoy the free full breakfast and free beach shuttle.
What's the seasonal weather like in Santa Cruz?
The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 85°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 37°F. Average annual rainfall for Santa Cruz is 49.91 inches.
What is there to do in Santa Cruz?
If you’re looking for some things to do on your trip, travelers enjoy Santa Cruz for its sporting events and surfing. If you’re looking to find something to do during your travels, you might consider checking out Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads. You might put Mystery Spot and Monterey Bay on your list if you want to see more of the area.
How can I get around Santa Cruz?
Fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is located 27.6 mi (44.3 km) from the city center. Otherwise, you can search for flights to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 48.4 mi (77.9 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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