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Dream Inn Santa Cruz

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On the beach
Outdoor pool, open 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Terrace/Patio

Overview of Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanta Cruz Wharf3 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanta Cruz Beach Boardwalk3 min walk
  • Popular LocationMonterey Bay9 min walk
  • AirportSan Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.)44 min drive

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About this area

Santa Cruz

Located in Santa Cruz, Dream Inn Santa Cruz is in the city center and on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach, while Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads are popular area attractions. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cowell's Beach - 1 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Wharf - 3 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 3 min walk
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 3 min walk
  • Monterey Bay - 9 min walk

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Jack O'Neill Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • The Picnic Basket — 4 min walk
  • Firefish Grill — 8 min walk
  • Riva Fish House — 8 min walk
  • Gilda's — 9 min walk

About this property

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Ocean-view resort with a poolside bar, 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 poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and valet parking. 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 and pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. This Santa Cruz resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 25.00 per night)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 25.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)

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 and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

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
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Free local calls
  • Recycling
  • Safe

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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 (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Property payment types

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:00 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

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4.6
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 675 out of 962 reviews
5 - Excellent 70%
Rating 4 - Good. 200 out of 962 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 52 out of 962 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 962 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 962 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hotel
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
What a great place to stay! Friendly and helpful staff, plus a great location, made for a wonderful getaway! The view was amazing—we loved listening to the waves and the sea lions at the nearby wharf.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The best views. The best location. The best staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I like the hotel ocean view, walking distance to Boardwalk, wharf and restaurants. My kids love the heated pool.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved everything about this hotel, especially the location. Going forward, this is my go to place in Santa Cruz.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021