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Dream Inn Santa Cruz

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On the beach
Outdoor pool, a heated pool, open 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, a heated pool, open 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Balcony

Overview of Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

4.0 star property

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Map
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanta Cruz Wharf3 min walk
  • Popular LocationMonterey Bay9 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanta Cruz Beach Boardwalk9 min walk
  • AirportSan Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.)44 min drive

Room options

About this area

Santa Cruz

Located on the beach, Dream Inn Santa Cruz is in Westside Santa Cruz, a neighborhood in Santa Cruz. Cowell's Beach and Santa Cruz Wharf are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Santa Cruz Surfing Museum and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

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

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Aquarius - 3 min walk
  • The Picnic Basket - 4 min walk
  • Las Palmas Taco Bar - 4 min walk
  • Sawasdee by the Sea - 5 min walk
  • Beach Street Café - 7 min walk

About this property

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

4-star resort in the heart of Westside Santa Cruz
A poolside bar, a terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe are just a few of the amenities provided at Dream Inn Santa Cruz. This resort is a great place to bask in the sun with a beachfront location and beachfront dining. Treat yourself to a massage or other spa services. The onsite restaurant, Jack O'Neill Restaurant, features ocean views. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar.
Other perks at this resort include:
  • Heated pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge), and an outdoor pool
  • Meeting rooms, concierge services, and a front desk safe
  • Luggage storage, a banquet hall, and an elevator
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the family-friendly amenities
Room features
All guestrooms at Dream Inn Santa Cruz offer perks such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews give good marks for the clean rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with hair dryers
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Balconies, recycling, and coffee/tea makers

Languages

English, Spanish

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)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 10.00-30.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Jack O'Neill Restaurant

Things to do

  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

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

Spa

  • Massages

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)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • 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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Check-in

93% of travelers were happy with 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 are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10.00 and USD 30.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)

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

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

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

Does Dream Inn Santa Cruz have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool types include heated pools. Pool access is from 7:30 AM–9:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?

As of Oct 5, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Dream Inn Santa Cruz on Oct 30, 2022 start from $259.0, 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.

Is Dream Inn Santa Cruz pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the 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 Dream Inn Santa Cruz?

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 Dream Inn Santa Cruz located?

Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this beachfront resort is in the city center and within 2 mi (3 km) of Santa Cruz Main Beach, Monterey Bay, and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Main Beach and Cowell's Beach are also within 5 minutes.

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.

Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 689 out of 1002 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 198 out of 1002 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 59 out of 1002 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 32 out of 1002 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 24 out of 1002 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.4/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

bella
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful hotel. Very welcoming staff.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

5/5 Excellent

Ania
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was beautiful! My favorite part being the view of the ocean that could be seen from every part: the restaurant, pool/hot tub, and the balcony from the room. Loved it. Will be back.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

Stefanie
Liked: Cleanliness
Casual, relaxed, cozy bed, great views! My breakfast scramble was expensive and so dry and flavorless that I had two bites and left the rest. I was really happy that someone called to see how things were so I hope there is actually a change.👍
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Tyler
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful views, friendly staff!!
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Donna
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We were right on the beach and had use of chairs and umbrellas for the beach. The staff was wonderful. Our stay was perfect.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Katerina
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful staff, Beautiful rooms.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Jeffrey
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome place to stay
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Michael
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent customer service!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Lazaro, Livermore
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
All the rooms have the view to the ocean, Clean. Bar service at the Pool was excellent Over all great lace todo stay
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

1/5 Terrible

Andrei
Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
a lot of dirt in the room and in the bathroom. horror for $440 one night. this is money down the drain. never going back there. I do not recommend to anyone.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022