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Dream Inn Santa Cruz

175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

+1 844 291 9681

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based on 890 reviews

About Dream Inn Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz

Value for money

Within a 20-minute stroll from Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station, Dream Inn Santa Cruz provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Santa Cruz. It is situated a brief walk from Santa Cruz Wharf and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The hotel provides a 24-hour reception, as well as a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi. For added convenience, it features a concierge, an express check-in and check-out feature and a swimming pool. The comfortable rooms at Dream Inn Santa Cruz include a refrigerator, an iPod docking station and a coffee maker. All are air conditioned and feature a bathtub, an alarm clock and an in-room safe. With its own restaurant serving seafood dishes, the hotel provides guests with everything they require for an enjoyable evening without having to leave the hotel. Each evening, guests are able to wind down in the comfortable lounge bar. A choice of eating options are also found close by. Dream Inn Santa Cruz is surrounded by the area's well-known sightseeing attractions, including Santa Cruz Looff Carousel and Roller Coaster, which is within walking distance. San Jose International Airport is a 45-minute drive away.

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Double Rooms - City view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned


  • Beachfront
  • Sea view
  • Telephone
  • Newspapers
  • VIP room facilities
  • Storage available

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Bowling

Pool and spa

  • Massage
  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool


  • Shower
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • No smoking


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Children's television networks

Places of interest near Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Attractions in Santa Cruz, California curated by momondo

Dream Inn Santa Cruz location: 175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060


Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Jack O'Neill Restaurant & Lounge0.0 mi
Ideal Bar & Grill0.1 mi
Gilda's0.2 mi
Olitas Cantina Grille0.2 mi

Dream Inn Santa Cruz Reviews

GreatBased on 890 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location and incredible views! (in 135 reviews)
  • Clean and beautiful view! (in 131 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and good food (in 117 reviews)
Cons -
  • Also $25/day for parking was outrageous. (in 27 reviews)
  • We left sliding door open to hear waves. (in 2 reviews)

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Dream Inn Santa Cruz room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • In Santa Cruz, 4 star hotels have average nightly rates of $260. Dream Inn Santa Cruz is $25 cheaper than the city average at just $235/night.

  • If you're looking to go directly from San Jose to Dream Inn Santa Cruz, expect a 1h 24min drive as they are around 28.1 mi apart.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from San Jose to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $35/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at Dream Inn Santa Cruz would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from San Jose directly to the hotel.

  • There is a restaurant at Dream Inn Santa Cruz that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 844 291 9681 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at Dream Inn Santa Cruz are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • The city center nearest to Dream Inn Santa Cruz is Santa Cruz, which is 0.9 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • If you have questions about Dream Inn Santa Cruz or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 844 291 9681.

  • Yes, Dream Inn Santa Cruz has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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