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Santa Cruz Dream Inn

175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
Located on Cowell's Beach, next to the Santa Cruz wharf
(831) 426-4330 Reservations (866) 774-7735   Santa Cruz Dream Inn
Accommodations: View of Monterey Bay from private patio or balcony, flat screen TV, mini-refrigerator
Amenities: heated beachfront pool, seasonal pool bar, beach access, outdoor spa, WiFi, Aquarius Restaurant

Ocean Gate Inn

111 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 429-8244   Ocean Gate Inn
Rooms: Satellite TV, WiFi, refrigerator, microwave
Amenities: complimentary parking
Rates: $

Beach Street Inn and Suites

125 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA
Located close to Santa Cruz Beach
(831) 423-3031   Beach Street Inn and Suites
Accommodations: Flat screen TV, microwave, refrigerator, rooms with kitchens, ocean views available
Amenities: Heated pool, picnic and BBQ courtyard, complimentary parking
Rates: low season $$, high season $$$$

West Cliff Inn Bed & Breakfast

174 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
(800) 979-0910   West Cliff Inn
Accommodations: king bed, flat panel TV, private baths, some with fireplace
Amenities: Full breakfast; freshly bakes cookies, coffee, tea; WiFi, parking
Rates: low season $$$



The Darling House Bed & Breakfast

314 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 458-1958   The Darling House
Accommodations: Ocean views, private or shared baths, refrigerator or TV available
Amenities: breakfast, off-street parking, WiFi, sitting area, gardens,
Rates: low season $$$

Best Western Plus All Suites Inn - Santa Cruz

500 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA
Reservations (800) 780-7234, contact (831) 458-9898
Best Western Plus
Accommodations: Cable TV, WiFi, microwave, refrigerator
Amenities: complimentary breakfast, fitness room, hot tub
Rates: $$

Santa Cruz Area Motels


The Carousel Motel

110 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 425-7090   Carousel Motel
Accommodations: WiFi, microwave, refrigerator, TV
Amenities: complimentary continental breakfast
Rates: $$

The Hitching Post Motel

1717 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 429-2900   The Hitching Post Motel
Accommodations: WiFi, microwave, refrigerator
Facilities: Seasonal outdoor pool, free parking
Rates: $

Pelican Point Inn

21345 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
Close to Santa Cruz Harbor and Twin Lakes State Beach
(831) 475-3381   Pelican Point Inn
Accommodations: Kitchenettes, refrigerators, microwaves, internet, cable TV
Facilities: Cottage-style charm
Rates: $$

Ocean Pacific Lodge

301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 457-1234
Ocean Pacific Lodge
Accommodations: WiFi, TV, rooms with Jacuzzi available, microwave, refrigerator
Amenities: Continental breakfast, free parking, outdoor heated pool, spa
Rates: $



Beachview Inn

50 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA
(800) 946-0614   Bayview Inn
Accommodations: TV
Amenities: Overlooks Santa Cruz Beach, continental breakfast

Camping near Santa Cruz Beach


RV Camping at
Santa Cruz Harbor

A limited number of RV camping spots are available in the north lot at Santa Cruz Harbor.
135 5th Avenue, Santa Cruz
(831) 475-3279 for reservations
RVs must be completely self-contained, up to 42'
$50 per night with hook-ups

Henry Cowell Redwood State Park

Highway 9 near Felton, north of Santa Cruz
(831) 335-4598
Henry Cowell State Park
Campgrounds open seasonally.

KOA Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay

1186 San Andreas Rd., Watsonville, CA
Reservations: (800) 562-7701
KOA Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay
Campsites: 30-50 amp, cable TV, WiFi
Facilities: Pool, hot tub, snack bar, mini golf, bike rentals, sports & activities
Rates: $$$

Nearby Beach Camping


New Brighton State Beach

One mile down the coast from Capitola, Park Ave. exit off Hwy. 101
(831) 464-6330
New Brighton State Beach
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
New Brighton State Beach Campground Reservations
Campsites: 109 campsites for tents or RVs
Facilities: Located on bluff above beach, showers, visitor center
Rates: $35

Seacliff State Beach

Just a little over a mile down the coast from New Brighton State Beach is Seacliff State Beach with RV camping


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