New Brighton Beach State Park - cliffside campsites above the beach. Gorgeous day & typical mild weather for this time of year. #rallyvogey #orangeoctober #gogiants #rallyenchiladas Seacliff is a California State Beach located off Highway 1 in the town of Aptos about 5 miles south of Santa Cruz, on State Park Drive. The beach is most known for the concrete ship SS Palo Alto lying in the water. After the recent storms the ship broke in half and it's sinking.
#Beachbound Aptos State Beach  The trails in LMB are not in any published trail books since it is on private land so it is only known by word of mouth, making it very uncrowded. Although it is private you are allowed to walk through the grounds and onto the trails. The loop is 6.5 miles with a wonderful moderately steep beginning section (depending on which way you go) with well spaced switchbacks. You'll be hard pressed to find an uncrowded #beach in the Santa Cruz/Capitola area but New Brighton is a must visit anyway. Beautiful sandy beach, sail boats, parasailing, volleyball, camping and a #lighthouse ! You just can't beat it. Gorgeous beach off of Hwy 1, in Aptos. Set up for campers, primarily, but also has day use parking.
There's a lovely shop inside the park with a touch tank and a lot of historical and ecological information about Monterey Bay.
A giant husk of a concrete ship, the SS Palo Alto, rests at the end of a fishing pier. It was built as a tanker at the end of WW1.
It's a ship...made out of concrete. Just let that soak in. SeaCliff State Beach, CA
#treetrove Wonderful place to camp along the beach. It's hard to get reservations, but worth it once you get a spot. Enjoy! Every year my family stays at the same beach house in Aptos, CA. Some of my favorite family memories are from here. Redwoods Fallen redwood #visitsantacruz #santacruz #redwoods #hiking View from Capitola pier of beach, Venetian hotel, and wharf dining and shopping. Less crowded than Santa Cruz pier. #Blue #Patterns #EndlessSummer While walking around the wharf and old downtown, stop at this Capitola historical museum in a reconstructed beach cottage and wash house from early 20th century. #StunningStructures Sunset at hidden beach #santacruz #visitsantacruz Santa Cruz Retreat Take a look at all the delicious baked and deli items, take a number and order one of each. Everything we tried was scrumptious. Russian Tea Cookies & Breakfast Burritos top of my list. Capitola Beach Warning sign about eroding cliffs, but boardwalk and beach are still open! #Blue Even if you don't stay at this Venetian hotel, come see the first CA condos from 1924, on National Register of Historic Places with great views of the bay, wharf and pier. #Blue #StunningStructures Nice to chill
on this place.... Colorful Venetian Hotel in front of the beach!! not that crowded... The streets look like Paris and Venice. This quaint town is less crowded and more upscale than Santa Cruz and also has a pier, wharf with shopping and dining, an inlet, beach, public parks and village with residents. View from the Stockton Bridge next to the park and over Soquel Creek. #Blue #StunningStructures The absolutely stunning Shadowbrook restaurant at night, located in Capitola, California. One of my favorite restaurants with a fantastic menu, but even better scenery (and history!) Wonderful place. Good vibes Land of Medicine Buddha. Prayer Wheel Nice place to visit!!!
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Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aptos History Museum, Seacliff State Beach, and Monterey Bay. Rio Del Mar Beach and Cabrillo College are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a spa tub, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 148 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include furnished balconies or patios, pillowtop beds, and room service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Best Western Seacliff Inn provides a spa tub and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 2,400 square feet (0 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, a garden, and a picnic area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Best Western Seacliff Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1985 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Computer station 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 0 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • ATM/banking 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2,400 
  • Conference center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 148 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

Best Western Seacliff Inn has a restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

This property has no elevator, all suites require the use of stairs. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Only service animals are allowed
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
No elevators
24-hour check-in
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available. please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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  • Best Western Seacliff Inn Aptos
  • Seacliff Best Western
  • Seacliff Inn
  • Seacliff Inn Best Western
  • Aptos Best Western
  • Best Western Aptos
  • Best Western Plus Seacliff Hotel Aptos
  • Best Western Seacliff Hotel

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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