Just 10 minutes’ walk from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, this eco-friendly hotel offers rooms with attached bathroom with flat-screen cable TVs and iPod docking stations.

Free WiFi is available in all of the rooms at the 100% nonsmoking Pacific Blue Inn. The brightly-colored rooms are also equipped with a DVD player, an electric fireplace and a work desk.

The Pacific Blue Inn offers complimentary baked goods and coffee available for guests throughout the day.

Pacific Blue Inn, Santa Cruz offers a courtyard for guests’ relaxation and the hotel features artwork from local artists in the lobby and dining area. Bicycles are also available.

The University of California Santa Cruz is 15 minutes’ drive away and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is 5 miles from the property. Santa Cruz town center is 15 minutes’ walk away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Santa Cruz, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Pacific Blue Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 15, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Santa Cruz, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking available


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Closest beaches
  • Santa Cruz Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Cowell's Beach

    Cowell's Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    2,000 feet from property
  • Seabright State Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    3,950 feet from property
  • Lighthouse Field State Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach

    Santa Cruz Harbor Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Mitchell's Cove Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Black’s Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • can you pay cash for a stay there?
    yes you can pay cash
    Answered on January 29, 2021
  • When is check in
    as early as noon by arrangement, typically 3-5pm but we have a lockbox procedure that guests can use 24/7
    Answered on March 5, 2021
  • Hi, can you confirm there is a fireplace in this king room? It is on the photos but not in the list of room amenities. Thanks
    Yes, there is a fireplace in each room whether its a queen or king.
    Answered on May 8, 2021
  • What time is check in??
    at 3pm but we can arrange an early checkin at no additional charge
    Answered on April 13, 2021
  • Is this just own bed or two separate sleeping spaces (rooms)?
    All 9 of our rooms only have one bed, a queen or CA king but we can roll away a twin into the room
    Answered on April 13, 2021
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Amenities of Pacific Blue Inn
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live music/Performance Off-site
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Darts Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Ping-pong Additional charge
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 15.0 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Express check-in/out
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Pacific Blue Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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


Until 11:00 AM


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.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0+ years
Extra bed upon request
$25 per stay

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Pacific Blue Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Check in hours are from 1500 to 1700hrs. Please contact hotel for check in after 1700hrs. A code will be provided for a lock box that will have your room key.

A surcharge will be applied if pets are brought into the rooms.

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.