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Ocean Pacific Lodge
301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
Ocean Pacific Lodge
$98
4.0/5 (1,720 reviews)

Loved the availability of the bikes and the closeness to downtown and to beach!

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Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
$129
4.2/5 (1,254 reviews)

This hotel was extremely beautiful, great location. And quiet! The room was a great size as for the bathroom and the beds were so comfortable. Everything was clean and the staff was very helpful and sweet. I would most definitely stay here again.

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Continental Inn
414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
Continental Inn
$83
3.8/5 (1,436 reviews)

We didn't get to stay long. Just in and out while visiting UCSC for a day. But the room was nice and quiet, and the beds were top notch.

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Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
$83
3.2/5 (1,374 reviews)

Went for 2day. Way worth the time and money there. So close to the boardwalk so close

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Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
330 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
$70
2.4/5 (665 reviews)

2 problems with the room. It was tiny and located about 6 feet from the front desk so we could hear check in and check out clearly. All night. Also the lighting was really bad. Bright white office lighting that was either bright or way too bright. Otherwise nice staff and good location for ...

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Best Western Plus Inn Scotts Valley
6020 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley
Best Western Plus Inn Scotts Valley
$98
4.0/5 (564 reviews)

Selected this hotel because we were traveling with family and needed 3 rooms, one pet-friendly. The accommodations were nice and the hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. We were allowed to use the breakfast room in the evening to socialize and play board games. Good selection of hot and cold ...

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Chaminade Resort & Spa
1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz
Chaminade Resort & Spa
$154
3.9/5 (192 reviews)

And it was nice we could do this and then go see the sites. We were going to do some room service, but a tem dollar charge on top of a 24% of total order fee was too much.

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Hotel Solares
600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
Hotel Solares
$80
3.5/5 (533 reviews)

Very nice hotel near the beach with a good selection of breakfast items.

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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
$138
4.2/5 (1,386 reviews)

We love it! Our favorite place to stay in Santa Cruz and wish there were more in California ☀️

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Surf City Inn and Suites
619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
Surf City Inn and Suites
$64
2.4/5 (1,151 reviews)

I really liked the indoor pool and hot tub check in was fast and easy

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Casablanca On The Beach
101 Main St, Santa Cruz
Casablanca On The Beach
$159
3.5/5 (886 reviews)

Great location near everything. Comfortable, attractive hotel with very nice staff. Highly recommended.

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Aqua Breeze Inn
204 Second Street, Santa Cruz
Aqua Breeze Inn
$69
3.3/5 (759 reviews)

Rude customer service. No breakfast. Sand in my bed. Kept asking us to park in the unlit back of hotel so they could sell the parking spots to boardwalk customers at night. called me 3 times to move my car while I was at the boardwalk just so they could sell my spot. RUDE AND DIRTY. NEVER AGAIN.

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Monarch Cove Inn
620 El Salto Drive, Capitola
Monarch Cove Inn
$118
4.5/5 (132 reviews)

Great place, very cozy and quiet. Would definitely come back.

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Private, Family/pet Friendly, Walkable TO Everything!!!
, Santa Cruz
Private, Family/pet Friendly, Walkable TO Everything!!!
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5.0/5 (32 reviews)

We had a lovely stay at this little home-away-from-home! We loved the full kitchen with its adorable gas stove, the spacious patio, and the comfortable beds. We took walks at the nearby Arana Gulch open space trails and enjoyed the quiet neighborhood close to shopping. We loved staying so close to ...

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Inn At Pasatiempo
555 Highway 17, Santa Cruz
Inn At Pasatiempo
$116
3.7/5 (1,081 reviews)

Convenient location. The staff were very accommodating. I would stay there again if the opportunity would arise.

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4bdr + Game Room , Hotub, Walk to Beach
, Santa Cruz
4bdr + Game Room , Hotub, Walk to Beach
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4.9/5 (54 reviews)

What a great house! This was a perfect location, short walk to the beach, and quick drive to the local stores and breweries. The home has a great hot tub and plenty of beds to comfortably accommodate. Easy to cook in the kitchens and great amenities all around.

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Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages
401 Johans Beach Dr, Santa Cruz
Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages
$169
4.0/5 (106 reviews)

We only stayed one night, but we are going back! Love the location, room is adorable and outfitted with everything you could need! Staff is very friendly and courteous! Great continental breakfast! Would recommend highly!

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Motel Santa Cruz
370 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Motel Santa Cruz
$61
1.8/5 (502 reviews)

It was awful dirty and over all it was a crappy stay for the money I paid

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Ocean Lodge
1015 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
Ocean Lodge
$59
2.0/5 (266 reviews)

The non-smoking room smelled like smoke, they couldn't put me in another room b/ they were full

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Pacific Blue Inn
636 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
Pacific Blue Inn
$109
4.5/5 (324 reviews)

The Pacific Blue Inn had the important components I look for in a hotel: comfort, cleanliness, friendly and helpful staff, and convenient location. It's not fancy but it had everything we needed and we enjoyed the electric fireplace.

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Recently booked Pet-friendly Hotels in Santa Cruz

Best Western Seacliff Inn
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 minutes ago
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
Harbor Inn
2.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 hours ago
Chaminade Resort & Spa
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 5 hours ago
Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 6 hours ago
Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago
Salt Air Lodge
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 8 hours ago
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 8 hours ago

Santa Cruz (and vicinity) Pet-Friendly Hotels Information


Looking for an escape to Santa Cruz (and vicinity) with your cat or dog? Stay with your furry friend at one of 26 pet-friendly hotels or accommodations. Here is a list of top hotels and accommodations rated by guests with pets for their pet-friendliness:

  • Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley is a dog-friendly hotel, offering a restaurant for its human guests along with free WiFi. Our customers enjoy this 3.5-star hotel's property condition and comfortable rooms.
  • Pets are welcome at Ocean Pacific Lodge. This motel offers free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Our customers appreciate this 2-star motel's property condition and beach locale.
  • Pets can join their owners at Continental Inn. This hotel provides guests with free WiFi and TVs. Our customers enjoy this 2-star hotel's overall value and comfortable rooms.

Planning Your Trip to Santa Cruz (and vicinity)


Interested in the area's seasonal weather averages? Arrange your excursions with this information about the climate.


  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 69°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 36°F
  • April-June: the average is 84°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 82°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Santa Cruz (and vicinity) is 49.92 inches

Exploring Santa Cruz (and vicinity) with Your Pet


Known for its sports, Santa Cruz (and vicinity) has lots to offer visitors including its seaside, entertainment, and beautiful sunsets. See the local sights and visit top attractions like Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. While you're there, make sure you don't miss Main Beach and Natural Bridges State Park. If you need some supplies for your animal companion, stop at Bed and Biscuits / Groomingdales, Pet Shop Santa Cruz, or Pet Pals Discount Pet Foods & Supplies.