Stay in the heart of Santa Cruz – Excellent location – show map
This beachfront hotel is located next to Santa Cruz’s famous boardwalk and steps from the center of the city, making it an ideal destination for a weekend escape, corporate event, family vacation or romantic getaway.
The Dream Inn features a natural, laid back atmosphere inspired by the ocean. All guest rooms and suites include private balconies or patios with spectacular views of Monterey Bay. Enjoy the memorable sunsets, watch the surfers and let the ocean waves lull you to sleep.
The hotel's spacious deck features a pool and hot tub. With a great location and luxurious amenities, the Dream is a great choice for business or pleasure.
This is our guests' favorite part of Santa Cruz, according to independent reviews.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.
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ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.
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Cowell's Beach8.7 Excellent beach100 feet from property
Santa Cruz Beach8.6 Excellent beach650 feet from property
Lighthouse Field State Beach8.7 Excellent beach3,650 feet from property
Seabright State Beach8.5 Very good beach3,900 feet from property
Mitchell's Cove Beach8.8 Excellent beach5,150 feet from property
Santa Cruz Harbor Beach8.6 Excellent beach1.3 miles from property
Black’s Beach8.6 Excellent beach1.6 miles from property
- Is the private parking for free? Thanks.We charge a nightly parking fee of $25 plus tax.Answered on August 31, 2021
- Is there handicapped parking available?We do have handicapped parking available.Answered on August 10, 2021
- Are there microwaves in the rooms ?We currently do not provide microwaves in each room.Answered on August 10, 2021
- Pet friendly?Our property does not allow pets.Answered on August 18, 2021
- Are we able to add an additional bed to a standard queen room? Thank youUnfortunately our 2 queen rooms do not allow a rollaway. Only our single kings and select suites allow a rollaway.Answered on November 16, 2021
Jack O'Neill Restaurant & Lounge
Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
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From 4:00 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
Children of all ages are welcome.
Children 6 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
Prices for cribs and 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 and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.
All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Cash Dream Inn Santa Cruz accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
FAQs about Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Room options at Dream Inn Santa Cruz include:
Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Dream Inn Santa Cruz on this page.
The nearest beach is 150 feet from Dream Inn Santa Cruz.
Check-in at Dream Inn Santa Cruz is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.
From the nearest airport, you can get to Dream Inn Santa Cruz by:
- Car 1h 10min
Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Hot tub/Jacuzzi
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Swimming pool
- Live music/Performance
- Bicycle rental
- Happy hour
Dream Inn Santa Cruz has 1 restaurant:
- Jack O'Neill Restaurant & Lounge
Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.
The prices at Dream Inn Santa Cruz may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Dream Inn Santa Cruz is 1,650 feet from the center of Santa Cruz.