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Santa Cruz Hotel & Travel Guide

Welcome to Santa Cruz! Known for its surfing culture, lively boardwalk, and delicious eats, this California coastal city draws in visitors year-round. With soft, sandy beaches, a temperate climate, and museums dedicated to the city's wave-riding pastime, you'll need to plan more than a few days to take in Santa Cruz's sights. Book one of Travelocity's cheap hotels in Santa Cruz and experience all the fun and culture this beachy city has to offer.

Out and About in Santa Cruz

The liberal, relaxed feel of Santa Cruz will amplify your desire to sunbathe in a lounge chair for hours on end at Main Beach. When you start itching to see the best sights in and around Santa Cruz, you won't have to go far. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is just a few minutes away from hotels near Cocoanut Grove, and the mile-long amusement park is a fantastic stop for kids and adults alike. For the more investigative traveler, check out the nearby Monterey Bay Marine Park, or the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, likely close to your Santa Cruz hotel or resort. When it's time to leave the sun, there are plenty of art galleries, shops, and theaters as well.

Eating and Drinking

Santa Cruz is world-renowned for its alternative culture, which you'll experience as soon as you set foot on Pacific Avenue. Restaurants at the Municipal Wharf serve delicious tacos, the catch of the day, or a fusion twist on Thai dishes. Local pubs and nightclubs feature signature drinks with the best tequilas, often paired with live music. Fortunately, you'll find tons of hotels near the beach in Santa Cruz if the nightlife gets the best of you.

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All you need to know about hotels in Santa Cruz 

Where can I find cheap hotels in Santa Cruz?


At Travelocity, you’ll find really nice hotels in Santa Cruz at great prices. We source incredible prices with our trusted partners, so you have a tempting selection of cheap hotels to choose from. If you can be flexible on dates and location—maybe stay at a hotel near Santa Cruz rather than in Santa Cruz—we may find you even better rates, too.


How do I find the best Santa Cruz hotel deals?


Simple! On Travelocity, look through the fantastic offers we’ve already found in Santa Cruz then use our filters to find a great deal that’s perfect for you. Enter your travel dates, select the number of rooms you need, and we’ll do the rest. You can get great discounts on flights and car hire, too, when you bundle.


How much does it cost to stay in a hotel in Santa Cruz?


The cheapest hotel in Santa Cruz is $86 per night, and we have hotels to suit every budget and every taste. Of course, the price you pay depends on your dates of travel, the length of your stay, and the hotel’s location. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply.


How many hotels are in Santa Cruz?


There are 586 hotels in Santa Cruz on Travelocity. Out of reviews, the average rating for Santa Cruz hotels is 0.0.


What are the best hotels in Santa Cruz?


Santa Cruz has so many great hotels to choose from at Travelocity—and it’s so easy to find the perfect one. Just choose one of our popular pre-selected hotels with great reviews, or you can refine your search to build your ideal stay. Simply filter hotels based on price or star rating, or select properties with a pool, a hot tub, or a range of other amenities and pick the best place to stay in Santa Cruz for you!.


When is the best time to visit Santa Cruz?


If you want the joy of a fun-filled trip in peak season, visit Santa Cruz during July, June, August. If you’d prefer the peace of off-season, book a stay during quieter months, such as October, November, December.


When is the cheapest time to stay in Santa Cruz?


Our data shows January is usually the cheapest month to visit Santa Cruz. However, we have incredible deals all year round, so we’re confident you’ll find a room in your budget whenever you choose to travel.


Are there any great family-friendly hotels in Santa Cruz?


There are multiple hotels in Santa Cruz that will please the whole family. You need adjoining rooms, baby-sitting services or a swimming pool? We got you covered. Use our family filter to narrow your search down and use guest reviews to help you pick the perfect place for your next family trip to Santa Cruz. We have plenty of kids-friendly hotels in Santa Cruz to choose from on Travelocity!


Why book a hotel in Santa Cruz through Travelocity?


Because we have at the top hotels in Santa Cruz! We want to help you travel more and worry less. That’s why we’ve put the most amazing hotel, car rental, and flight deals in one place. When you search for hotels with us, you know you’re getting fantastic prices with no hidden fees and free cancellation on most properties up to 24 hours before your stay. If you become a Travelocity member, you also get exclusive member discounts. Sign up today!


How do I cancel my hotel booking in Santa Cruz on Travelocity?


Canceling your booking with Travelocity is easy. Sign into your account and select My Trips. Here, you will see your cancellation options. We offer free cancellation on many properties.


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