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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View, Tower (Ocean View Tower - Two Queen)
Room with view
340 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean View Cloud - King)
Room with view
340 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Ocean View Deluxe - Two Queen)
Room with view
340 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Ocean View Cloud - Two Queen)
Room with view
340 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Ocean View Cathedral Executive Two Qu)
Room with view
333 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean View Cathedral Executive - King)
Room with view
340 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Tower (Ocean View Deluxe - Tower King)
Room with view
340 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Ocean View Infinity - Two Queen)
Room with view
340 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean View Deluxe - King ADA)
Room with view
340 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean View Infinity - King ADA)
Room with view
340 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Ocean-view resort with a poolside bar, near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

With a stay at Dream Inn Santa Cruz, you'll be centrally located in Santa Cruz, just a 3-minute walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and 9 minutes by foot from Monterey Bay. This 4-star resort is 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from University of California Santa Cruz and 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Mystery Spot.

Stay in one of 165 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature hair dryers and toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a ballroom.

Satisfy your appetite at Jack O'Neill Restaurant, a beachfront restaurant which features a bar/lounge and an ocean view. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The resort offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. This 4-star property offers access to a business center.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach resort also offers an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Dream Inn Santa Cruz is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Business center
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 165
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers 165 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. This Santa Cruz resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony
  • Pay movies
  • Room service
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available on request

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Jack O'Neill Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the beach. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Mobile key entry is not available

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Dream Inn
  • Dream Santa Cruz
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Dream Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
  • a Joie De Vivre Hotel Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz Resort
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz Santa Cruz
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz Resort Santa Cruz

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

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