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Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this resort is within a 5-minute walk of Santa Cruz Wharf and Main Beach. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are also within 15 minutes.
This smoke-free resort features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour front desk. Other amenities include ATM/banking services.
All 165 rooms boast fireplaces and offer balconies and coffee makers. Free local calls, hair dryers, and safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
The resort offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This Santa Cruz resort also offers ATM/banking services and an elevator (lift).
Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is a smoke-free property.
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 165
- Number of floors - 10
- Smoke-free property
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
Where to Eat
Aquarius - Located just off the beach in Santa Cruz, Aquarius is an oceanfront Santa Cruz restaurant serving fresh and local seafood in a cool and breezy atmosphere.
Jack O'Neill Lounge - A collaboration with local legend and marine advocate Jack O'Neill, this bar has a playful menu, combining Jack's favorite food and drinks and the bar's own creations. Enjoy some of Jack's favorite photos as well as one of his original wetsuits decorating the walls.
Nearby Things to Do
Guests enjoy a year-round outdoor splash pool, children's pool, and spa tub. A staircase leads from the sundeck down to Cowell's Beach, which offers some of the best surfing in the area; its medium-sized, frequently occurring waves are especially good for beginners. Equipment rentals and lessons are available on the beach, and the hotel provides surf equipment storage.
More surfing is available a mile away at Steamer's Lane, where the waves are bigger and better for more advanced surfers. Monterey Bay is known for its sportfishing, kayaking, and sailing. The Aptos/Seascape Golf Course is 10 miles from the hotel.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Check-in time starts at 16:00:00
Check-out time is 11:00:00
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- Deposit: USD 100.00 per night
- Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 25 for adults, USD 6 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
- Early check-in fee: USD 49.00