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Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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Sea & Sand Inn
Sea & Sand Inn
9.2 Excellent
201 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.5 km from city centre, Santa Cruz 
ExcellentBased on 162 reviews
9.2

Sea & Sand Inn is situated in Santa Cruz and is close to local sightseeing spots, including Undertow Roller Coaster and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. It is moments from Cowell's Beach and is near the area's well-known attractions and dining spots.

Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
8.8 Excellent
175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.5 km from city centre, Santa Cruz 
ExcellentBased on 901 reviews
8.8

Situated in Santa Cruz, the hotel is within walking distance of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and provides a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. It also offers free Wi-Fi, massage services and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
7.0 Good
130 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.3 km from city centre, Santa Cruz 
GoodBased on 1,104 reviews
7.0

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is situated in Santa Cruz and is close to the area's popular attractions. It is located a short walk from Santa Cruz Wharf and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
8.4 Excellent
611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.0 km from city centre, Santa Cruz 
ExcellentBased on 514 reviews
8.4

Situated within walking distance of Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station, Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection offers guests a convenient base when in Santa Cruz. It has a fitness centre, as well as valet parking, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Tips for booking a Santa Cruz hotel

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Santa Cruz:₹ 16,719/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₹ 4,040/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
₹ 12,372 - ₹ 24,344
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 11,725 - ₹ 22,469
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Santa Cruz hotels

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Sea & Sand Inn
Sea & Sand Inn
9.2 Excellent
201 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.5 km from city centre, Santa Cruz, CA, United States 

Sea & Sand Inn is situated in Santa Cruz and is close to local sightseeing spots, including Undertow Roller Coaster and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. It is moments from Cowell's Beach and is near the area's well-known attractions and dining spots.

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Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
8.8 Excellent
175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.5 km from city centre, Santa Cruz, CA, United States 

Situated in Santa Cruz, the hotel is within walking distance of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and provides a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. It also offers free Wi-Fi, massage services and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
8.4 Excellent
611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.0 km from city centre, Santa Cruz, CA, United States 

Situated within walking distance of Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station, Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection offers guests a convenient base when in Santa Cruz. It has a fitness centre, as well as valet parking, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
7.0 Good
130 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.3 km from city centre, Santa Cruz, CA, United States 

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is situated in Santa Cruz and is close to the area's popular attractions. It is located a short walk from Santa Cruz Wharf and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

Cheapest hotels in Santa Cruz, California

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Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
7.0 Good
130 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.3 km from city centre,  

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is situated in Santa Cruz and is close to the area's popular attractions. It is located a short walk from Santa Cruz Wharf and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

₹ 6,080
Avg. per night
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
8.4 Excellent
611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.0 km from city centre,  

Situated within walking distance of Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station, Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection offers guests a convenient base when in Santa Cruz. It has a fitness centre, as well as valet parking, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

₹ 11,935
Avg. per night
Sea & Sand Inn
Sea & Sand Inn
9.2 Excellent
201 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.5 km from city centre,  

Sea & Sand Inn is situated in Santa Cruz and is close to local sightseeing spots, including Undertow Roller Coaster and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. It is moments from Cowell's Beach and is near the area's well-known attractions and dining spots.

₹ 15,088
Avg. per night
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
8.8 Excellent
175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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1.5 km from city centre,  

Situated in Santa Cruz, the hotel is within walking distance of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and provides a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. It also offers free Wi-Fi, massage services and an express check-in and check-out feature.

₹ 17,640
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Santa Cruz

2 stars or below

₹ 5,855 - ₹ 6,080

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
₹ 6,080
Avg. per night
National 9 Santa Cruz

Best value

₹ 5,855
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

₹ 11,935 - ₹ 17,640

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

No. 1 most popular

₹ 17,640
Avg. per night
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
₹ 11,935
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Santa Cruz

About Santa Cruz

The Californian city of Santa Cruz is famous for its moderate climate, redwood forests and beautiful coastline. Sitting just below San Francisco, on the scenic Pacific Coast Highway, the sunshine city is a beach goers paradise.

Things to do

Santa Cruz is home to one of the oldest beachfront amusement parks on the west coast, located on the Beach Boardwalk. After loading up on sugar-coated doughnuts, take a ride on the Giant Dipper for an old-school American adrenaline rush.

For an action-packed day of sun, sand and sports, head to Twin Lakes State Beach where you can enjoy surfing, kayaking and sunset stand-up paddleboard classes. Afterwards, retire to the Crow’s Nest Restaurant to dine on fresh seafood fettuccine and delicious grilled dishes.

Downtown Santa Cruz is perfect for strolling around at a leisurely place. Hop from boutique shop to quirky cafe in search of the perfect souvenir or hire a bike to zip around the area like a local. For a sweet treat, head to the Santa Cruz Farmers Market to pick up some baked goods.

Seymour Marine Discovery Centre is an educational centre located next to Natural Bridges State Beach. Children and adults alike can wander around the interactive science exhibits and dip an arm into the aquarium’s touch pools. Make sure to get a picture in front of the large blue whale skeleton outside.

Getting around

Mineta San Jose International Airport is under one hour north of Santa Cruz, and Monterey Regional Airport is the same distance to the south. Once in town, the downtown district is pedestrian-friendly, though the metro bus service runs regularly for longer trips.

Santa Cruz travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Santa Cruz?

    Santa Cruz is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Rio Vista Suites, which has a current rating of 8.2. For other potential stays, consider Dream Inn Santa Cruz and Chaminade Resort & Spa, which can also be great places to stay in Santa Cruz.

  • What is a good hotel near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk?

    Rio Vista Suites is a popular hotel near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.2 across 637 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Santa Cruz near Pasatiempo Golf Course?

    For a good hotel near to Pasatiempo Golf Course, consider The Inn at Pasatiempo - it is rated 8.3/10 from 561 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Santa Cruz Harbor?

    If you’re planning to stay near Santa Cruz Harbor, you should consider Rio Vista Suites, which has a score of 8.2 from 637 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Santa Cruz cost?

    The average prices of hotels in Santa Cruz have been around ₹ 9,984 per night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Santa Cruz?

    ₹ 7,206 per night is the cheapest Santa Cruz hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a hotel in Santa Cruz tonight?

    A hotel in Santa Cruz tonight has an average price of ₹ 12,235, but some deals have been found for as low as ₹ 5,179 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Santa Cruz are changing frequently. The best price found for a 4-star Santa Cruz hotel for tonight has been ₹ 14,412.