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Casablanca On The Beach

Casablanca On The Beach

101 Main St, Santa Cruz
3.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (747 reviews)
Easy access close to everything g Helpful at reception, easy access and parking, perfect for someone requiring accessible room. Seems … - 

$129

$129
Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,011 reviews)
Fantastic wish we could have stayed longer Coming back for sure, great hotel and the location makes it even greater! We borrowed the bikes and … - 

$209

$209
Continental Inn

Continental Inn

414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,446 reviews)
Nice place close to beach and my favorite Mexican restaurant.price was good in comparison to other … - 

$79

$79
Hotel Solares

Hotel Solares

600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (459 reviews)
Nice hotel, I like it Very nice, everything was excellent, I recommended, close to the beach. - 

$62

$62
Torch Lite Inn

Torch Lite Inn

500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (1,471 reviews)
Good stay Amazing stay in touch lite bed was great clean bathroom breakfast was good nice room amenities was … - 

$55

$55
Surf City Inn and Suites

Surf City Inn and Suites

619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
2.5 out of 5 (1,047 reviews)
Besides a $100 deposit taking three days to be credited back to my account, and the smoking handyma … - 

$51

$51
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,329 reviews)
Beautifully designed hotel with a polite staff. The rooms were gorgeous. - 

$140

$140
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz

407 Broadway, Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (11 reviews)
Brand new and clean hotel. Easy access to freeway. Friendly and attentive staff. Quick valet. Impre … - 

$143

$143
Salt Air Lodge

Salt Air Lodge

510 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (199 reviews)
OK Hotel but walking distance to the Boardwalk This hotel served its purpose and that was to sleep and take a shower. I was looking for something … - 

$65

$65
Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (1,288 reviews)
Lovely hotel, friendly staff My husband and I stayed here for the first time last night and it was surprisingly very nice. We we … - 

$79

$79
Mission Inn

Mission Inn

2250 Mission Street, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (208 reviews)
Nice little off the road one night stay Very nice staff and lodging. Not a 5 star place, but that's not what I was looking for nor expected … - 

$89

$89
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

1410 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,070 reviews)
The room was great, clean and comfortable. I loved the shower. - 

$99

$99
Ocean Pacific Lodge

Ocean Pacific Lodge

301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,439 reviews)
Everything was really clean and the double head shower was AMAZING!!! Would definitely stay there a … - 

$79

$79
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz

Pacific Inn Santa Cruz

330 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
2.4 out of 5 (611 reviews)
Us time Clean room and great prices and good location. Fast check in and put - 

$65

$65
Rio Sands Hotel

Rio Sands Hotel

116 Aptos Beach Drive, Aptos
2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (634 reviews)
Very comfortable bed, great breakfast! It's always nice to be close to the beach for such an afford … - 

$100

$100
Beachview Inn

Beachview Inn

50 Front St, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (931 reviews)
1 night stay This hotel was very close to the boardwalk. We checked in, & left our car @ the hotel & went walkin … - 

$59

$59
Oceana Inn

Oceana Inn

525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
2.8 out of 5 (1,283 reviews)
Nice hotel close to everywhere Everything is ok , just the cable tv , we can not chamge channel. - 

$59

$59
Chaminade Resort & Spa

Chaminade Resort & Spa

1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz
4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (114 reviews)
Excellent Facilities and very friendly staff! Excellent Facilities that are maintained flawlessly and the staff was extremely friendly and profes … - 

$144

$144
Pacific Blue Inn

Pacific Blue Inn

636 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (279 reviews)
Walking distance to beach , boardwalk, downtown. We had a lovely time. Everything was very clean , and the staff was very friendly and accommodating … - 

$99

$99
Beach Street Inn and Suites

Beach Street Inn and Suites

125 Beach Street, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (323 reviews)
Great place to escape to. We only stayed for one night and everything was wonderful. We stayed in room 205, enjoyed the view, … - 

$149

$149
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Independent Santa Cruz Hotel Guide

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