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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Terrace/Patio

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
975 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Parking Available

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Explore the area

Popular LocationCowell's Beach1 min walk
Popular LocationSanta Cruz Wharf3 min walk
Popular LocationSanta Cruz Beach Boardwalk3 min walk
AirportSan Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.)44 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Tower

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Tower
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View
  • Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsExecutive Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View, Tower

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View, Tower
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Poolside)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Poolside)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Cloud)

    Room amenities

    • 340 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Cloud)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Cloud)

    Room amenities

    • 340 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Cloud)

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Santa Cruz

Located in Santa Cruz, Dream Inn Santa Cruz is in the city center and on the beach. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach. Roaring Camp Railroads and University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cowell's Beach - 1 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Wharf - 3 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 3 min walk
  • Main Beach - 3 min walk
  • Pacific Avenue - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 44 min drive

Restaurants

  • Aquarius - 3 min walk
  • Jack O'Neill Lounge - 3 min walk
  • Ideal Bar & Grill - 3 min walk
  • Kianti's Pizza & Pasta - 3 min walk
  • Paradise Dogs - 3 min walk

About this property

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Ocean-view resort with a bar/lounge, near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free resort. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a spa tub, valet parking, and a business center. All 165 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.
Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers 165 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. This Santa Cruz resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.
An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 25.00 per night
  • Valet parking: USD 25.00 per night

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 6.00-20.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Free local calls
  • Recycling
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

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Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds.

We should mention

Pool access available from 7 AM to 10 PM

Property is also known as

Dream Inn
Dream Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Dream Hotel Santa Cruz
Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
a Joie De Vivre Hotel Hotel Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz Resort
Dream Inn Santa Cruz Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz Resort Santa Cruz

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Dream Inn Santa Cruz and receive a full refund?
Yes, Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Dream Inn Santa Cruz cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
As of Jul 14, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Dream Inn Santa Cruz on Jul 16, 2020 start from $339, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 7 AM–10 PM.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Self parking is available for USD 25.00 per night. Valet parking is available for USD 25.00 per night.
What time is check-in at this resort?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–midnight.
What time is check-out at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this beachfront resort is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Santa Cruz Main Beach and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Dream Inn Santa Cruz

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
687
4 - Good
212
3 - Okay
45
2 - Mediocre
18
1 - Poor
13
4.6
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

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

      Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

      5/5 Excellent

        This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
        Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

        2/5

        • Disliked: Cleanliness

        Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020