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Best Western Inn
Best Western Inn
2.5 out of 5.02 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
Free Cancellation
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$95
3.8/5 (583 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ocean Street and within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Monterey Bay. Mystery ...
 
 
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.02 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
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$107
3.8/5 (1,083 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ocean Street and within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Monterey Bay. Mystery ...
 
 
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.02 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
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$119
4.3/5 (1,427 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ocean Street and within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Monterey Bay. Pacific ...
 
 
Mission Inn
Mission Inn
2.5 out of 5.02.5 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
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$104
4.2/5 (425 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Swift Street Courtyard and Monterey Bay. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) ...
 
 
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
4.0 out of 5.02.4 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
$163
4.2/5 (1,571 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Wharf. Monterey Bay and Mystery Spot are also within ...
 
 
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
3.0 out of 5.02.6 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
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$159
4.5/5 (544 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ocean Street and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.
 
 
Continental Inn
Continental Inn
2.0 out of 5.02.6 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
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$89
3.9/5 (1,580 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ocean Street and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) away.
 
 
Ocean Pacific Lodge
Ocean Pacific Lodge
2.0 out of 5.02.7 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
$104
4.0/5 (1,873 reviews)
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Pacific Avenue and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) ...
 
 
Beach Street Inn and Suites
Beach Street Inn and Suites
2.0 out of 5.02.9 mi from University of California Santa Cruz
Free Cancellation
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$199
4.6/5 (484 reviews)
Offering direct access to the beach, this Westside Santa Cruz motel is within a 10-minute walk of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and ...
 
 
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University of California Santa Cruz is located in a walkable area of Santa Cruz known for its beautiful beaches and sporting events. Santa Cruz is home to 166 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.


Staying Near University of California Santa Cruz


Choose from 143 hotels and other lodging options within 5 miles of University of California Santa Cruz, including these picks:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz: This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and overall value.
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz: With a stay at this 4-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hyatt Place Santa Cruz: This 3-star hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a 24-hour fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and beach locale.

Things to See and Do Near University of California Santa Cruz


After you've visited University of California Santa Cruz, you can explore the sights within just a few miles of the area.


You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Museum of Art & History, or Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Mystery Spot, and Mission Santa Cruz are some of the local landmarks to explore. You can wander around University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum, Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, or Moore Creek Wildlife Preserve if you want a dose of fresh air.


Pasatiempo Golf Course and Town Clock are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out Capitola Beach, which is 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from University of California Santa Cruz, or make a stop by Rio Del Mar Beach, located 9.2 mi (14.7 km) away.