Rate based on Check-in: Feb 21, 2016 Check-out: Feb 22, 2016

Santa Cruz Dream Inn

3 stars
View map of 175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
7 reviews
Lovely Family Trip

Best location and wonderful amenities. Swimming pool was packed with children but ours didn't seem... See full review

  • Lucas B.
  • Apr 11, 2015
lovely hotel

location cannot be beat, decorations, atmosphere, pool, beach outstanding! See full review

  • LoriK
  • Dec 29, 2014
The Santa Cruz Dream Inn captures the essence of the Central California Coast like no other. This seaside resort features Cowells Beach as its backyard playground. Following a 2008 extensive renovation and relaunching as a Joie deVivre hotel the Dream Inn is the only luxury beachfront hotel in the city. Every one of our 165 deluxe guest rooms and suites feature spectacular views of the Monterey Bay from private balconies or patios. Take in breathtaking sunsets from your balcony watch the surfers and let the sea lions and peaceful sound of the ocean waves lull you to sleep. Whether your visit is for business or pleasure the Dream Inn is the ideal setting. Located adjacent to the Santa Cruz wharf and the legendary boardwalk the hotel boasts a myriad of attractions dining activities and entertainment all within easy walking distance and diverse enough to delight visitors of all ages. San Jose International SJC 34miles and South. Driving Directions:Santa Cruz is approximately 45 minutes from the San Jose Airport. From the Airport take Hwy 880 South to 17 South. Hwy 17 South will take you to Santa Cruz. Take the Half Moon Bay exit (Highway 1 North) which will put you onto Mission Street. Turn left on Bay Street you will see the hotel at the end of Bay Street on West Cliff Drive.

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Hotel Map

36.9616 -122.0254
Area description
City Center

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

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Ratings and reviews for Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
7 out of 7
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.9
Value:
3.7

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lucas B.
Family
N/A
Apr 11, 2015

Lovely Family Trip

Best location and wonderful amenities. Swimming pool was packed with children but ours didn't seem to mind one bit. We will definitely return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
LoriK
Single
Falls Church
Dec 29, 2014

lovely hotel

location cannot be beat, decorations, atmosphere, pool, beach outstanding!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Roop
Family
Alameda, ca
May 3, 2014

Family getaway

Great location. Staff and rooms pretty average. We would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
geoquadder
Couples
Chico, CA
Jan 13, 2013

Santa Cruz Getaway

This was a very nice getaway to the fun city of Santa Cruz. The location is great for easy access to the wharf and downtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
mikehen
Couples
morgan hill, ca
Oct 1, 2012

Anniversary

Hotel was nice. Great location. Service and staff excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Family
Los Gatos
Jul 1, 2010

Lovely stay

My daughters and I enjoyed the view. We sunned by the pool, enjoyed cocktails at Aquarius, the walked West Cliff dr. Everything about our stay at The Dream Inn was perfect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Dining tip: In Hotel

the Aquarius was delicious and had a great happy hour.

Review of Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Single
austin, texas
Jun 5, 2010

Nice, Pleasant place to stay

Fine hotel with nice enough staff, although they could have been a bit more attentive to guests. As above, needs that "something special". Overall, enjoyed the stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Single

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