Best Hotels near Santa Cruz Main Beach

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    Dream Inn Santa Cruz

    0.5 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.8 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Sitting beachfront adjacent to the Santa Cruz boardwalk, the Dream Inn welcomes visitors with warm colors and funky furnishings. Walking in, you may think you've traveled back to the 1960s: Bright, bold decor can be found throughout the hotel, but there are modern amenities, too. Guest rooms boast high-tech items such as iPod docks, flat-screen TVs and rain showers, not to mention private balconies – previous visitors highly recommend asking for an ocean view room on a higher floor for better views and less late-night noise. Travelers also enjoy spending time by the heated beachfront pool. If seeing and hearing the ocean isn't enough, taste it at the on-site restaurant, which serves up fresh seafood in a very relaxed, casual environment. Despite all its offerings, this property earns the most praise for its excellent customer service; previous guests describe the staff as extremely friendly and helpful.
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    Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

    0.91 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.6 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Recent visitors loved this boutique hotel in Santa Cruz, California, praising its excellent staff and stylish design. The modern earth-toned accommodations feature reclaimed wood, free Wi-Fi access, work desks and LCD televisions. While many appreciated the chic guest rooms, some warned that the beds could be more comfortable. For meals, guests can visit the on-site eatery, Solaire Restaurant + Bar, which serves American cuisine inside its elegant yet casual dining room and outside on its patio. Hotel Paradox's other amenities include a heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi surrounded by lounge chairs, cabanas and fire pits, and a fitness center with cardio and weight-training equipment. What's more, the hotel offers loaner bikes and electric skateboards for cruising to nearby sights like the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and its adjacent beach. Surfboard valet service and beach picnic lunches can also be arranged. Plus, since this property is part of Marriott's Autograph Collection, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn or redeem points while staying here.
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    Chaminade Resort & Spa

    2.94 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    3.1 miles to city center
    $41.2 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $41.2 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    If you're looking for beachside lodging for your vacation in Santa Cruz, California, you won't find it at Chaminade Resort & Spa because this resort sits about 3 miles inland. But you will find spectacular views of the Santa Cruz Mountains and the lush forest surrounding this property. To really make the most of the scenery, travelers recommend requesting a room with a patio. However, no matter which room you stay in, you'll find trendy, colorful decor and contemporary amenities such as Gilchrist & Soames bath products, flat-screen TVs and wireless internet access. Chaminade's on-site facilities earn high praise (and so does the staff). Travelers love the relaxing atmosphere of the spa, while a pool, several hiking trails and tennis courts will keep you busy throughout the day. The resort also boasts two in-house eateries: Sunset Restaurant serves up casual fare and Linwood's Bar & Grill specializes in contemporary Californian cuisine.
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    Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages

    1.51 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    2.4 miles to city center
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages is a 3.5 star hotel located at 401 Johans Beach Dr in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 460 reviews.
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    Babbling Brook Inn

    1.02 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.3 miles to city center
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Babbling Brook Inn is a 3 star hotel located at 1025 Laurel St in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 427 reviews.
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    Rio Vista Suites

    0.31 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Rio Vista Suites is a 3 star hotel located at 611 Third Street in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 3 reviews.
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    Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-sea Inn & Suites

    2.88 miles away

    Capitola, CA
    3.6 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-sea Inn & Suites is a 2.5 star hotel located at 1435 41st Ave in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 834 reviews.
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    Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

    0.21 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.8 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area is a 2.5 star hotel located at 314 Riverside Ave in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 439 reviews.
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    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

    1.43 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.9 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz is a 2.5 star hotel located at 1410 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 565 reviews.
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    Quality Inn Santa Cruz

    1.28 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.8 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Quality Inn Santa Cruz is a 2.5 star hotel located at 1101 Ocean St in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 601 reviews.
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    Best Western Inn

    1.51 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    1 mile to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Best Western Inn is a 2.5 star hotel located at 126 Plymouth St in Santa Cruz. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 253 reviews.
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    Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

    0.73 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Best Western Plus All Suites Inn is a 2.5 star hotel located at 500 Ocean St in Santa Cruz. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 846 reviews.
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    Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

    1.48 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.9 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Comfort Inn Santa Cruz is a 2.5 star hotel located at 110 Plymouth St in Santa Cruz. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 306 reviews.
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    Inn At Pasatiempo

    2.45 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    1.9 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Inn At Pasatiempo is a 2.5 star hotel located at 555 Highway 17 in Santa Cruz. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 595 reviews.
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    Super 8 Santa Cruz/Beach Boardwalk East

    0.26 miles away

    Santa Cruz, CA
    0.8 miles to city center
    2.0-star Hotel Class
    2.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Super 8 Santa Cruz/Beach Boardwalk East is a 2 star hotel located at 338 Riverside Ave in Santa Cruz. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 602 reviews.

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