Continental Inn

414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

+1 831 429 1221

per night


based on 707 reviews


Value for money

With a stay at Continental Inn in Santa Cruz (Westside Santa Cruz), you'll be a 2-minute drive from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and 7 minutes from Monterey Bay. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Limited parking is available onsite.

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Standard Rooms - Lake view


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  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Toilet with grab rails

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing rules
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Beach towels


  • Iron and ironing board

Places of interest near Continental Inn

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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk1.0 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Golden Palace0.0 mi
Hindquarter Bar & Grille0.2 mi
Maharaja0.2 mi
Ristorante Italiano0.2 mi

Traveler Reviews

GoodBased on 707 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The room was very nice. (in 87 reviews)
  • Really like the staff very friendly (in 51 reviews)
  • Beautiful room and a great location (in 46 reviews)
Cons -
  • Parking only suited for subsubcompacts. (in 23 reviews)
  • I could hear every word they all said. (in 10 reviews)
  • Pool and spa closed not there fault due to this government bullshit (in 10 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $98/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Santa Cruz ($233/night) and the average nightly rate at Continental Inn ($135/night).

  • Drive distance from San Jose to Continental Inn and vice versa is 27.2 mi and the overall drive time is about 1h 21min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • Continental Inn has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from San Jose to the hotel, but also around Santa Cruz during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Santa Cruz are on average $32/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from San Jose to Continental Inn, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Customers of Continental Inn are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Santa Cruz specifically look for hotels with a pool. Continental Inn may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • When staying at Continental Inn there is just 0.7 mi between you and Santa Cruz city center. While making your way to the center of Santa Cruz, you should plan to visit Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • If you have questions about Continental Inn or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 831 429 1221.

  • Yes, Continental Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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