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Best Western Rose Garden Inn
2.5 out of 5
740 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA
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The price is $145 per night
0.39 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (705 reviews)

"Watsonville is a very small agricultural town so this was luxury for this little city. Very nice staff, courteous housekeeping."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Best Western Rose Garden Inn
Valley Inn
1.5 out of 5
970 Main Street, Watsonville, CA
The price is $75 per night
0.61 mi from city center
2.3/5 (81 reviews)
It was ok

"It was great. Service not great."…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Valley Inn
FLORA VISTA INN
3.5 out of 5
1258 San Andreas Road, Watsonville, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $225 per night
5.3 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (21 reviews)
Lovely stay.

"Quaint, comfortable, relaxing stay. It's surrounded by agricultural land so in the morning you might be woken up by tractors, but the sound insulation is quite good."…"

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

FLORA VISTA INN
Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area
2 out of 5
125 Silver Leaf Dr, Watsonville, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $75 per night
1.62 mi from city center
3.3/5 (1,046 reviews)

"is close to shopping center the freeway movies restautes golds gym target"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area
Million Dollar View From 3rd Level Penthouse
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4.48 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great stay

"Our family spent my wife’s 50th birthday here. Amy was a wonderful host and was a phone call or text away for any questions we had. The views of the beach, river and dunes were amazing! We will definitely be back!!!"…"

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Million Dollar View From 3rd Level Penthouse
Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay. Wine tasting, PebbleBeach golf
4.8/5Exceptional! (82 reviews)
Very nice place and comfortable

"I would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay. Wine tasting, PebbleBeach golf
Ocean Front Condo With Wonderful 180 Degree View From Santa Cruz To Monterey
5/5Exceptional! (242 reviews)
Awesome retreat with my hubby!

"We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Ocean Front Condo With Wonderful 180 Degree View From Santa Cruz To Monterey
Pajaro Dunes Beachfront
The price is $195 per night
4.35 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (187 reviews)
Amazing condo had everything

"It was a perfect getway"…"

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Pajaro Dunes Beachfront
Ocean View at La Selva Beach / Manresa State Beach / Santa Cruz
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5.64 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)
Beautiful home, great views

"Beautiful home, very comfortable, great patio to enjoys the ocean views. Short walk to beach which you rarely have to share with others! Will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Ocean View at La Selva Beach / Manresa State Beach / Santa Cruz
Beach Condo with Spectacular View
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4.33 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
A great romantic or family getaway

"Very peaceful plenty of space gorgeous views"…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Beach Condo with Spectacular View
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Visiting Watsonville

Visitors to Watsonville are sure to enjoy the sporting events, beaches, and entertainment choices. This city also attracts tourists with its restaurants. Gilroy Premium Outlets, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Mystery Spot are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 440 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Monterey
  • The closest major airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), 18.7 mi (30 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Watsonville

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Ramsay Park, Pinto Lake Park, and Sunset State Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Pajaro Valley Historical Association and Watsonville Square Shopping Center.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 33 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Watsonville. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Best Western Rose Garden Inn - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this motel. This 2.5-star motel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Comfort Inn Watsonville - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and proximity to the airport.

Top places to visit outside the city include Gilroy Premium Outlets, 13.3 mi/21.3 km from the heart of the city, and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, which is 14.9 mi/24 km away.

Dressing for Watsonville

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 66°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 39°F
  • From April to June, the average is 72°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 74°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 73°F as the daytime average and 39°F as the nighttime average
  • Watsonville gets about 23.03 inches of rain per year
  • September and October are usually the hottest months averaging 73°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 40°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Watsonville?
Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other top choices based on reviews include Best Western Rose Garden Inn and Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Watsonville, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Watsonville.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Watsonville?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Watsonville, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Watsonville?
Based on reviews, Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area and Comfort Inn Watsonville.
What's the best accommodation for families in Watsonville?
Rodeway Inn is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area and Comfort Inn Watsonville. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Watsonville?
Best Western Rose Garden Inn is a top dog-friendly property, and offers an outdoor pool and a fitness center for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area and Comfort Inn Watsonville.
Where is the best place to stay near La Selva Beach?
Ocean View at La Selva Beach / Manresa State Beach / Santa Cruz is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this resort features in-room kitchens and fireplaces. It’s located just a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from La Selva Beach. Another good option is FLORA VISTA INN, located just 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve?
One of the top choices for your stay is Captain’s Inn at Moss Landing, located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, and this 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and a free manager’s reception. Boat House Room With a Soaking tub With Panoramic Windows and Captain’s Inn Waterfront Room Sanctuary, King, Fireplace, 2-person Shower are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Watsonville?
Best Western Rose Garden Inn is a top property for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free continental breakfast. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include National 9 Motel and Valley Inn. Head to Manresa State Beach or La Selva Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some accommodations with pools in Watsonville?
Best Western Rose Garden Inn is a top property with an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area and Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville.
What is the best spa hotel in Watsonville?
Best Western Rose Garden Inn is a top spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub? Another popular spa hotel in Watsonville is Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)?
DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring 3 restaurants and 2 bars. It’s located a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport. Other good options near the airport are La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Jose Airport and Wyndham Garden San Jose Airport.

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