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Get an overview of this hotelSanta Cruz mountain resort near golf, beaches, wineries

Inspiring views

With sweeping views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains, the mountaintop retreat of Chaminade Resort & Spa is a short drive from sandy beaches, world-class golf, and downtown Santa Cruz shops.

Spa, natural beauty

The acclaimed spa at this historic Mission-style Santa Cruz resort features sea-inspired treatments, yoga, and a patio with a koi pond. Trails wind through the woods and lead to bay vistas. An outdoor lap pool is open year-round.

Modern Spanish style

Renovated in 2016, Chaminade Resort's 156 guestrooms, spread over 11 villas, feature contemporary Spanish style decor with rich colors, down duvets, granite bathrooms, and BeeKind bath products. Views are of the resort grounds or eucalyptus forest.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Chaminade Resort & Spa offers a secluded mountainside setting about three miles from the renowned Pasatiempo Golf Club and the DeLaveaga Golf Course. Santa Cruz beaches and the famed boardwalk are less than five miles away. More than 20 wineries are within a 10-mile drive.

The resort's spa, The Spa at Chaminade, provides a variety of services including massage, body treatments, skin care, and salon services. A fitness center offers complimentary yoga, Pilates, and aerobics classes. Women's and men's locker rooms include saunas, steam rooms, and spa tubs. An outdoor lap pool offers seasonal poolside refreshments.

The Sunset Restaurant and Linwood's Bar & Grill overlook Monterey Bay; indoor and outdoor seating is available.

Wireless Internet access is available in the main building and in guestrooms. Valet parking is included in the resort fee.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 156 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Sunset Restaurant - Floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping westerly views of Monterey Bay. Buffets for most meals. Sunday Champagne brunch.

Linwood's Bar and Grill - Full bar, casual fare. Monterey Bay vistas. Fireplace, four TVs, pool table. Patio with fire pit. Complimentary morning coffee service.

Poolside dining is available seasonally.

Nearby Things to Do

Three miles of hiking paths wind through Chaminade's wooded grounds and open up to views of Monterey Bay. An outdoor lap pool, four lighted tennis courts, a volleyball court, three spa tubs (one outdoors), and a fitness center are also on site. Yoga, Pilates, and aerobics classes are complimentary.

Santa Cruz' beautiful beaches, less than five miles from the resort, are perfect for surfing, swimming, sunbathing, volleyball, jogging, and sunset strolls.

3.5 miles from Chaminade Resort & Spa, the Pasatiempo Golf Club is recognized by leading golf publications as one of the top courses in the country. Designed by Alister MacKenzie, the historic course features scenic views of Monterey Bay.

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 11 miles from the resort, offers a 4.7-mile loop hike through redwoods and chaparral.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

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

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150.00 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • Up to 40 lb
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 35.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 150.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chaminade
  • Chaminade Resort
  • Chaminade Resort Santa Cruz
  • Chaminade Santa Cruz
  • Chaminade Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Chaminade Resort And Spa

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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