Book your room at Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Room type

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Cloud Level)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Poolside

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds (Cloud Level)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 King Bed, Tower

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Junior Suite

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 King Bed, Tower (Cloud Level)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Poolside

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Sublime views and surfing on Monterey Bay

When you stay at Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel in Santa Cruz, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Santa Cruz Wharf and Main Beach.

This 4-star resort is close to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and University of California Santa Cruz.

Make yourself at home in one of the 165 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Santa Cruz? This resort has 3,500 square feet (325 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Adjacent to one of the area's best surfing beaches, The Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, is within 20 miles of dozens of wineries and tasting rooms. The Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and the Boardwalk are within two blocks. A bay-view sundeck houses a year-round outdoor pool, separate children's pool, and spa tub. The Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers 3,500 square feet of meeting space and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Parking is available (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 165
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Conference space size (meters) - 325
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Meeting rooms
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3,500
  • Smoke-free property
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cable TV service
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Television
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • iPod docking station
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
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Where to Eat

Aquarius - Located just off the beach in Santa Cruz, Aquarius is an oceanfront Santa Cruz restaurant serving fresh and local seafood in a cool and breezy atmosphere.

Jack O'Neill Lounge - A collaboration with local legend and marine advocate Jack O'Neill, this bar has a playful menu, combining Jack's favorite food and drinks and the bar's own creations. Enjoy some of Jack's favorite photos as well as one of his original wetsuits decorating the walls.

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Nearby Things to Do

Guests enjoy a year-round outdoor splash pool, children's pool, and spa tub. A staircase leads from the sundeck down to Cowell's Beach, which offers some of the best surfing in the area; its medium-sized, frequently occurring waves are especially good for beginners. Equipment rentals and lessons are available on the beach, and the hotel provides surf equipment storage.

More surfing is available a mile away at Steamer's Lane, where the waves are bigger and better for more advanced surfers. Monterey Bay is known for its sportfishing, kayaking, and sailing. The Aptos/Seascape Golf Course is 10 miles from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

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