Featuring barbecue facilities and a garden, Santa Cruz Hostel is located in Santa Cruz, 1640 feet from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. This property also provides guests with a sun terrace. Set in the Santa Cruz Boardwalk district, the hostel is within 0.9 mi of Pacific Avenue. Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse is 1.3 mi from the accommodations. The nearest airport is Mineta San Jose International Airport, 34 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Located in the real heart of Santa Cruz, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
Bedroom 4:
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
and
2 bunk beds
Bedroom 2:
4 bunk beds
3 twin beds
and
1 full bed
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.3
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
9.1
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
7.5
High score for Santa Cruz
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ivana
    United States of America United States of America
    Great hostel. Everything was excellent. Stuff is really nice! With only one staff we talked with, but she was super friendly and nice!
  • Michelle
    United States of America United States of America
    Great hostel. Very kind staff and made check in/out very easy with the self service codes. Beautiful property!
  • Elizabeth
    China China
    Location was great; close to the boardwalk, and the neighbourhood was pleasant to explore. Staff were friendly and helpful, with several useful bonuses like laundry and boardgames available. Bathrooms were great and super clean, and bunks were...

Area info

Amenities of Santa Cruz Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Beach
  • Ping-pong
Living Area
  • Dining area
Internet
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Raised toilet
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Santa Cruz Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 12:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

< 1 year old
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Santa Cruz Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Santa Cruz Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Santa Cruz Hostel

  • Santa Cruz Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Ping-pong
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Santa Cruz Hostel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Santa Cruz Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Santa Cruz Hostel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Santa Cruz Hostel is 1,000 feet from the center of Santa Cruz. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.