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4.7 out of 5

"Everything about staying at the Dream Inn was perfect! The staff were amazing! The room, pool and being right on the beach was the perfect place to be ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 12 Sep 2020

Hotel Description

4-star beachfront resort near Monterey Bay

Beachfront retreat

Within a 10-minute walk of this Westside Santa Cruz resort, you'll find Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Monterey Bay. Santa Cruz Main Beach and Cowell's Beach are also within half a mile (1 km).

Dining, outdoor pool

This resort features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free WiFi. Valet parking, a business center, and a terrace are also offered.

Free WiFi, balconies

In addition to flat-screen TVs with cable channels, the 165 guestrooms offer free WiFi and balconies. Other amenities include room service, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Tower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$209* Per night/room Nov 29 - Nov 30

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View, Tower

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View (Cloud)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Cloud)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Dream Inn Santa Cruz ratings based on 19 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Everyone (6) Couples (5) Family (5)
5 out of 5
Everything about staying at the Dream Inn was perfect! The staff were amazing! The room, pool and being right on the beach was the perfect place to be. We will be definitely going back!

Posted by , from Stockton Ca on Sep 12, 2020

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5 out of 5
Nice & accommodating staff. Like the heated pool. Wish they had a fitness center. Wish the restaurant was directly connected without going outside.

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 15, 2019

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4 out of 5
Beautiful view. Clean room. Restaurant was nice. Great food. Pricey. Waitress was inattentive, and missing for a period. The only negative experience.

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019

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5 out of 5
The view was incredible and the staff was friendly.

Posted by on Sep 17, 2019

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5 out of 5
Great place. Updated and clean. Restaurant has good food. A bit expensive but certainly one of the better places in Santa Cruz. Has own beach area and awesome views.

Posted by on Sep 8, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019

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5 out of 5
I loved the view from our room it was gorgeous the rooms were extremely clean staff was kind and always willing to help. The pool was great so great in the ocean and the beach were perfect there was not one thing that I can imagine that we didn’t get or need while we were there on our stay

Posted by on Aug 27, 2019

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5 out of 5
Love the decor and location! The only negative was the front desk staff, who weren’t as friendly as they could have been. Love the views and location. We will be back! Thanks!

Posted by on Aug 23, 2019

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5 out of 5
Perfect location to all the fun boardwalk adventures. Clean rooms & great staff.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019

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Property Features

Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at Dream Inn Santa Cruz. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Santa Cruz resort is smoke free.

  • 165 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers 165 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. This Santa Cruz resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Dream Inn Santa Cruz has a restaurant on site.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Dream Inn
  • Dream Santa Cruz
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Dream Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
  • a Joie De Vivre Hotel Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz Resort
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz Santa Cruz
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz Resort Santa Cruz

You should know

  • Pool access available from 7 AM to 10 PM.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.