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Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean View Cloud - King)
Room with view
333 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Ocean View Cloud - Two Queen)
Room with view
333 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View, Tower (Ocean View Tower - Two Queen)
Room with view
333 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Ocean View Deluxe - Two Queen)
Room with view
333 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
333 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
333 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
333 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean View Deluxe - King ADA)
Room with view
333 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean View Infinity - King ADA)
Room with view
333 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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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
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Dream Inn Santa Cruz, you'll be centrally located in Santa Cruz, within a 5-minute drive of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Monterey Bay. This beach resort is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from Capitola Beach and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from University of California, Santa Cruz.

Make yourself at home in one of the 165 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have hair dryers and toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and bicycles to rent. This resort also features complimentary wireless internet access, concierge services, and a ballroom.

Grab a bite to eat at Jack O'Neill Restaurant, a beachfront restaurant which features a bar/lounge and an ocean view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily 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, a coffee shop/cafe, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Business-related amenities consist of a business center and meeting rooms.

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

Dream Inn Santa Cruz is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Number of poolside bars - 1
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Swimming pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machine
  • Total number of rooms - 165
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Heated pool
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , High-speed internet access

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 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. This Santa Cruz resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony
  • Desk
  • Pay movies
  • High-speed internet access
  • Room service
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Recycling
  • 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.

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.

Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site

Spa Services

  • Massages

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 on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

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.

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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Cashless transactions are available

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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

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

Smoke detector

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: approximately USD 10.00 to 30.00 per person
  • Self parking fee: USD 30.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35.00 per night (in/out privileges)

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.

Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

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

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