Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Hotel

Average rating by guests Dream Inn Santa Cruz: 9/10
Reviews 82

The Dream Inn features a natural, laid back atmosphere inspired by the ocean. All guestrooms and suites offer 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.

This beachfront hotel is located next to Santa Cruz’s famous boardwalk and steps from the city centre, making it an ideal destination for a weekend escape, corporate event, family holiday or romantic getaway.

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.

Nightly rates from $379 to $339.

Book Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Phone: +1 831-426-4330

Address: 175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States

Website: http://www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/california/central-coast-hotels/santa-cruz-dream-inn/

Number of rooms: 165

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room has a iPod dock, bathrobe and air conditioning.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 1 extra-large double bed (181-210 cm wide)

Room Facilities: Pay-per-view channels, Free toiletries, Bath or shower, Refrigerator, Cable channels, Balcony, Sea view, Hairdryer, iPod dock, Wake-up service, View, Air conditioning, Iron, Bathrobe, Wardrobe or closet, Heating, Alarm clock, Radio, Desk, Carpeted, TV, Telephone, Bath, Coffee machine, Flat-screen TV, Safety deposit box, Shower, Toilet, Private bathroom

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room has air conditioning, bathrobe and flat-screen TV.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 2 large double beds (151-180cm wide)

Room Facilities: Pay-per-view channels, Bath or shower, Free toiletries, Cable channels, Refrigerator, Balcony, Hairdryer, Sea view, Air conditioning, View, Wake-up service, iPod dock, Heating, Alarm clock, Iron, Wardrobe or closet, Bathrobe, Desk, Radio, TV, Telephone, Carpeted, Bath, Coffee machine, Safety deposit box, Flat-screen TV, Shower, Private bathroom, Toilet

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room features a bathrobe, air conditioning and iPod dock.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 1 extra-large double bed (181-210 cm wide)

Room Facilities: Bath, TV, Telephone, Carpeted, Private bathroom, Toilet, Coffee machine, Safety deposit box, Flat-screen TV, Shower, Hairdryer, Sea view, Balcony, Cable channels, Refrigerator, Pay-per-view channels, Bath or shower, Free toiletries, Desk, Radio, Heating, Alarm clock, Iron, Bathrobe, Wardrobe or closet, View, Air conditioning, Wake-up service, iPod dock

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room has air conditioning, iPod dock and bathrobe.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 1 extra-large double bed (181-210 cm wide)

Room Facilities: Coffee machine, Safety deposit box, Flat-screen TV, Shower, Private bathroom, Toilet, Bath, TV, Telephone, Carpeted, Desk, Radio, Air conditioning, View, iPod dock, Wake-up service, Heating, Alarm clock, Iron, Wardrobe or closet, Bathrobe, Balcony, Hairdryer, Sea view, Pay-per-view channels, Bath or shower, Free toiletries, Cable channels, Refrigerator

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room features air conditioning, iPod dock and bathrobe.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 2 large double beds (151-180cm wide)

Room Facilities: Cable channels, Refrigerator, Pay-per-view channels, Free toiletries, Bath or shower, Hairdryer, Sea view, Balcony, Heating, Alarm clock, Iron, Wardrobe or closet, Bathrobe, View, Air conditioning, Wake-up service, iPod dock, Desk, Radio, TV, Telephone, Carpeted, Bath, Private bathroom, Toilet, Flat-screen TV, Coffee machine, Safety deposit box, Shower

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room has a iPod dock, bathrobe and air conditioning.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 1 extra-large double bed (181-210 cm wide)

Room Facilities: Toilet, Private bathroom, Shower, Safety deposit box, Coffee machine, Flat-screen TV, Bath, Carpeted, Telephone, TV, Radio, Desk, Bathrobe, Wardrobe or closet, Iron, Alarm clock, Heating, Wake-up service, iPod dock, View, Air conditioning, Sea view, Hairdryer, Balcony, Refrigerator, Cable channels, Free toiletries, Bath or shower, Pay-per-view channels

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room features a cable TV, air conditioning and bathrobe.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 2 large double beds (151-180cm wide)

Room Facilities: Balcony, Sea view, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Bath or shower, Pay-per-view channels, Refrigerator, Cable channels, Radio, Desk, iPod dock, Wake-up service, View, Air conditioning, Bathrobe, Wardrobe or closet, Iron, Alarm clock, Heating, Bath, Carpeted, Telephone, TV, Shower, Coffee machine, Flat-screen TV, Safety deposit box, Toilet, Private bathroom

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room has a iPod dock, bathrobe and air conditioning.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 1 extra-large double bed (181-210 cm wide)

Room Facilities: Bath or shower, Free toiletries, Pay-per-view channels, Refrigerator, Cable channels, Balcony, Sea view, Hairdryer, iPod dock, Wake-up service, View, Air conditioning, Bathrobe, Wardrobe or closet, Iron, Alarm clock, Heating, Radio, Desk, Carpeted, Telephone, TV, Bath, Shower, Flat-screen TV, Coffee machine, Safety deposit box, Toilet, Private bathroom

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Air conditioning Balcony Private bathroom Sea view

Room Size 32 m²

This double room features air conditioning, iPod dock and bathrobe.

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Beds: 2 large double beds (151-180cm wide)

Room Facilities: Carpeted, TV, Telephone, Bath, Safety deposit box, Coffee machine, Flat-screen TV, Shower, Toilet, Private bathroom, Pay-per-view channels, Bath or shower, Free toiletries, Refrigerator, Cable channels, Balcony, Sea view, Hairdryer, Wake-up service, iPod dock, Air conditioning, View, Iron, Bathrobe, Wardrobe or closet, Heating, Alarm clock, Radio, Desk

Private parking is possible on siteand costs US$25 per day.

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Reviews of Dream Inn Santa Cruz 4*

Chris K.

05/04/2021

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Nice place! a little pricey but not complaining when it's right on the beach.

Rayanne R.

04/20/2021

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Wow! We had such an amazing time here. I highly recommend staying here. The staff was incredibly friendly and prioritized everyone’s safety. Thank you for being a part of our honeymoon.

Jacqueline A.

04/12/2021

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Best place to stay at in Santa Cruz! It is on the beach, has a heated pool and everyone was super helpful and friendly! Super kid friendly!

Frank J.

03/01/2021

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Ocean and beach views and extremely friendly and helpful staff. Cute little rooms and perfect balcony. Very clean!

Michelle A.

02/25/2021

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Breath taking view! What you see online is what you get! My kids had so much fun! We got the room in front of the beach. The sound of the ocean is so relaxing. Very friendly staff, clean room.

Refugio A. A.

02/10/2021

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Very Beautiful Sceneryies and place for a Family vacation ❤ Nice staff friendly.

Lori W.

01/16/2021

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Nice atmosphere and great people.

Gary H.

01/03/2021

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Great place & Views. Second time staying here. Staff is outgoing & friendly.

Ted W.

11/27/2020

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Scenic views, great staff! Entertainment Great food & Drinks.

Stephanie V.

11/14/2020

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The view, the ambience, the old Victorian buildings in the old town,
we had a great dinner in the restaurant even with COVID restrictions, our wonderful server Lauren, excellent food (had the salmon & caesar salad! )

Scott F. C.

11/06/2020

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Super cute hotel, great staff, perfect location.

Brigette H.

08/18/2020

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Great customer service! People are extremely friendly. The best street tacos and pina coladas poolside!

Caitlyn S.

07/24/2020

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We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights last weekend. The view is beautiful and the location is perfect. You can get pretty much anywhere just by walking since everything is so close. They do charge $25 per day to park and do not offer vallet service and no one helps you with your bags. Upon arriving, we were charged an $800 deposit which we were not ever aware of so it put a bit of a damper on our trip since we couldn't get our money back until checkout and we weren't prepared for that. Also, due to the pandemic, they do not offer turn down service so our room was full of garbage and dirty towels by the time we left since we had our kids in there with us too. I called numerous times for them to bring towels and coffee and they never came up. The swimming pool area was nice. They have an outdoor bar and taco stand. The tacos were $15 for three and they were tiny. If you brought your own food to the pool we were told to go eat it on the beach because it wasn't allowed. The resuraunt in the hotel is closed. I was surprised that they didn't offer some sort of discount on the rooms since we paid almost $500 a night! On checkout day, the cleaning lady walked into our room early in the morning without knocking twice! and then slammed the door when she realized we were still in there… and checkout wasn't until 11am. The rooms don't have a microwave and they really aren't anything special. They are a brighter version of a motel 6. You are definitely paying for the view.

Matthew C. B.

04/26/2020

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Great location on the beach. Walking distance to the wharf and boardwalk.

Raymond J.

04/14/2020

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Beautiful view and very nice rooms.

Petrina B.

03/14/2020

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Great location, nice interior design, amazing view, wonderful restaurant and natural white noise machines provided fee of charge.

Jessica S. B.

02/24/2020

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Very bright and uplifting modern century/surf decor with excellent ocean views and really good food. The location is perfect for beach combing or the boardwalk.

Lisa G. F.

02/21/2020

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Great! Beautiful view of the beach, pier and boardwalk.

Barbara S.

01/14/2020

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The whole experience! It is beautiful, serene and wonderful service!

Amy N. A.

12/06/2019

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Beautiful setting. Very clean rooms. We enjoyed the suite for our 20th anniversary with the fireplace and it was perfect. The only downside is that the TV isn't a Smart TV, otherwise it was really great. We'll be back again.

Nicole W Y.

11/11/2019

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Awesome staff, great facilities & amenities. ❤ it!

Chris H.

11/03/2019

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Nice place nice staff great place to stay.

Brittany A.

10/20/2019

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Amazing all around. The front desk (redhead) is always SO friendly and inviting, very informative and sweet. Dream Inn is definitely our favorite place to stay when in town!

Elizabeth K. K. W.

10/16/2019

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Amazing hotel. Check in was quick. The staff was so friendly and courteous, from the Front Desk to the Pool Check and ending with the valet. Our suite was beautiful. The retro decor was perfect. The little details like the number of USB ports was well thought out. The bed was super comfortable. The view from the balcony was spectacular. Our dining experience at Jack O'Neill Restaurant was a pleasure thanks to Tracey. The only thing wrong with our stay was we could not stay longer. We will be back.

Jim C.

10/03/2019

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Every room has an ocean view—they are very modern and bright. The views are stunning and amenities very nice. We truly enjoyed our stay and would come back in a second!

Algis O.

09/11/2019

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10/10

Excellent location on the water, every room has a water/beach/pier view. The food and drink were very good also. Easy walk to downtown, the pier is next door.

Laura E.

08/15/2019

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Great location, excellent staff, perks not found in other hotels, wonderful restaurant, fabulous views!

Scott T.

07/21/2019

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Awesome experience. Poolside experience great!

Shakira H.

07/16/2019

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Absolutely fabulous location. Walking distance to boardwalk and pier.
I could hear the waves all night.
super cute rooms and pleasant staff.

Rebecca D.

06/12/2019

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Love this hotel… only hotel beachfront. Historic and super nice 70’s beach retro. New clean and the staff is great! I’ve been here twice and will definitely come back!

Jim L.

06/07/2019

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Only hotel directly on the beach. It is nice, all time face the beach. Amazing pool and patio service. Great staff.

Patricia S.

04/03/2019

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Great place to get away and relax and enjoy the sunshine and all the amenities. ❤️

Michael P. C.

03/28/2019

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Family friendly, helpful staff, great location, good food and drinks, it’s the best!

Angela C.

03/28/2019

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We loved staying there for my husband’s birthday. The views from our private balcony were fantastic! All of the service staff we encountered were very friendly and accommodating, and the restaurant was amazing. Very family-friendly atmosphere!

Shensi L.

09/05/2018

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10/10

Great views! Right on the ocean. Pool. Poolside bar. Boardwalk and arcade very close by. Food and convenience stores close by as well. Everything is in walking distance. Rooms have balconies with table and chairs.

Guy D.

08/28/2018

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8/10

We loved it here for our first couple of nights in an Ocean view King suite with great views of the pier (albeit misty). Rooms quiet, clean and modern with a nice nudge to the surfing heritage. Sound travels easily up from the beach and pool below but is all over by 10 for a good nights sleep so not a problem unless you are very early to bed. Staff great with an easy charm, pool and hot tub nice although get busy. Breakfast lovely although not a bargain. All in worth the money for the position on the beach in such a lovely town with such great views of fairground and ocean. We would go back anytime.

B S

08/21/2018

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4/10

Beautiful hotel! I enjoyed my stay there but I forgot something in my hotel room in the drawer and housekeeping did not turn it in to lost and found. Great hotel just don't leave anything in your room and expect for it to be returned. I would of gave it 4 stars but I didn't get my medicine back and no microwave in the room.

Greg W.

07/09/2018

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8/10

This is THE hotel to stay at in SC. Great location and clean, modern facility. Staff is friendly, particularly the valet. Free bike borrowing is great. Beach access is fantastic. Only negative was the poolside system for getting a lounge chair. It is first come first served and guests claim the chairs in the morning and never give them up. We went to the pool multiple times and only once did we find an available chair. We were disappointed that hanging out at the pool was impossible.

Christine R.

07/04/2018

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10/10

I have been visiting Santa Cruz since I was a young kid. It is my place of peace and happiness and has become the same for my children. This year we decided to stay at the Dream Inn and were not disappointed. Every second from the time we pulled in through the time we pulled out was beyond special. We will never stay anywhere else. Thank you Dean Inn and your amazing staff for giving us the week of fun and relaxation we needed.

Z H.

06/05/2018

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10/10

Nice hotel, a bit over priced but it's right on the beach. Great staff and tasty food. They need to bring the prices down for mixed drinks by the pool. 2 small premium drinks should not touch the $40 range anywhere. Overall nice place!

Emily T.

06/01/2018

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10/10

We come to Santa Cruz every summer for a little vacation. This weekend we came for our honeymoon, and stayed at the dream inn for the first time. Good Lord! How are we ever supposed to come back to Santa Cruz without staying here?! The very best hotel we've ever stayed at. Beautiful view from the 6th floor. We absolutely slept like babies on that awesome bed, with the sliding door cracked all night listening to the waves. Such a wonderful location, we were able to walk everywhere! The entire staff — from the front desk, to the valet, housekeeping & bartenders at the restaurant and pool were SO friendly and helpful. We loved lounging in the little cabana poolside with our drinks. We checked out this morning, and are totally having withdrawls already. We'll be back for sure!

Ariana N.

05/30/2018

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10/10

What a great stay! We really enjoyed our room. The staff were very helpful and kind. We were on the 3rd floor which was ground level because it's on a cliff. The room had a gorgeous view of the beach, wharf and the boardwalk. We ate at the Aquarius both nights. Very good food and live music with a killer view. The decor throughout the hotel was vintage beachy. Very cool! I would definitely stay here again and recommend it highly.

Stephen N.

05/15/2018

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10/10

This is a wonderful hotel right on the beach next to the public / retail pier. It was built in the 1960s. They have all one would expect minus a workout room. The beach and ocean are for that. The staff are friendly and helpful. This is one of the most expensive hotels in the area. If the sound of the surf, the smell and sight of the ocean are key. This is the place to stay.

Dan A.

05/03/2018

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10/10

Outstanding hotel. Beautiful views, on the beach with access to the boardwalk. Rooms are a modern surf theme and well maintained. Lastly the staff is very hospitable and friendly.

Kathleen B. K.

04/29/2018

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6/10

Front desk not very informative. Didn't know we had to pay $25 for parking. Didn't tell us ac unit controlled by remote control. Besides free Wi-Fi everything cost extra. Didn't even have free coffee except for what was in the room! It was super super expensive but the view was absolutely breath Taking! Not sure if I would recommend or not but did I mention the view was breath taking!

Brittany M.

04/25/2018

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10/10

The view from the rooms are AMAZING. The room itself is unique and the colors of the bathroom have a retro feel of orange, yellow, and green (I think) It's been a few months but it was so amazing! There were two water bottles in the room that really saved the day when we forgot to purchase water and returned later at night. Very professional and kind staff at the desk and bell counter!

Haley R. S.

04/25/2018

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10/10

We loved our stay at the Dream Inn! The pool area was pretty crowded with children on the weekend so be prepared for that. But the room was lovely and the view was incredible. Easy beach access and free bike rentals were also great perks.

Samuel H.

04/12/2018

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10/10

Every room has a view and sound the ocean. All the front desk staff go above and beyond to make things awesome. Food is amazing. Can't do much better than dream inn!

Gloria P O.

04/03/2018

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10/10

A friend of mine told me that she had taken her sons there and that it was alot of fun. My boyfriend and I needed a short vacation. We had the BEST time ever! The moment we pulled up we were greeted by valet Patrick! He gave us the entire map of what we may enjoy doing. Laura was our front desk registration gal who also gave us a warm smile and gave us plenty of information about pool times, cocktail hour and the weekend taco truck that would be there. Our room over looked the beauty of the beach boardwalk and we can hear the waves as we sat outside our balcony each morning with coffee. The restaurant was delicious (Aquarius)! Our waitress Jennifer was super sweet and made wonderful recommendations for food amd drinks! The pool side was clean and always kept up… I have to give this place a huge thumbs up! Its friendly staff, clean and beautiful rooms and views made it a dream to live in! Do yourselves a favor and take your loved ones here for a weekend. You wont be disappointed! My bf and I are already making plans for a return sometime in the next few months for a longer stay… :) Thank you Dream Inn!

Helen R.

03/13/2018

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8/10

Nicely designed place with central ocean front location. Upgraded pool and spa with great sitting area. Loved the receptionists. On the down side my room did not have a microwave that is a must have for the families with kids, had ripped comforter, and spots on the floor and walls that were missed by the housekeeping. Overall a good idea slightly poorly executed.

Karen R.

03/02/2018

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10/10

I loved every minute of my stay here. The room had a great view, just as promise, and I coils walk right along the cliffs overlooking the bay. It's within walking distance of the old lighthouse with the surfing museum, and they also habe bikes that you can borrow.

Vinod M.

02/28/2018

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10/10

On the beach and fantastic views of the beach from the higher floors. I was given an upgraded room at no extra charge without my asking for it! Nice, clean and good sized room with good comfortable beds on the 10th floor. Has a cozy and good restaurant on premises overlooking the beach and the wharf. Also a cafe for quick bites. The staff was super friendly. Would certainly stay here the next time I visit Santa Cruz.

Avi

02/25/2018

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6/10

Room was fine, views are great. No gym is a huge bummer and downside. Also, any hotel with the showers designed so you need to step in the shower to turn it on are frowned upon. Whoever architecturally designed that is awful, and it comes across as low class in nice hotels, not better. A simple shower that functions normally and doesn't flood the bathroom would give off a much better vibe.

Molly F.

02/25/2018

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10/10

You can't beat the view from the room here… at least not in Santa cruz. I've stayed at almost all the hotels in town and nothing comes close for a nice room and good value. I stayed for new years, and it was a great time. The bar and restaurant are really nice too, with good food and fancy cocktails. It was so nice to go to sleep and wake up on the beach.

Kimberley C.

02/10/2018

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10/10

Great location and staff! Loved being able to hear and see the ocean from the rooms. The rooms were modern, clean and spacious! Excellent location to the boardwalk and has direct access to the beach!

Jason H.

02/08/2018

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10/10

The location can't be beat. The pool and rooms all face the beautiful Santa Cruz Beach and ocean. The pool. Is nice and warm, and the sun on the deck is radiant. Staff was friendly and attentive, storing our bikes so that we could ride later in the day. Can't wait to go back and relax some more.

Christopher M.

02/07/2018

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10/10

Amazing rooms at more than reasonable prices with great views from every floor. Excellent response time for room service and attendant orders. Beautiful bathroom with high quality toiletries. Very comfortable beds.

Kathleen S.

02/01/2018

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10/10

The Dream Inn was a perfect getaway for a few days! Excellent room, ocean view and immaculate. Beds very comfy (pillows were a dream to sleep on). Housekeeping was perfect. The restaurant was delicious, coffee cart in the morning ready at 6:30 am. The only critical point we can think of is that the elevators were VERY bright especially at night. LOL — but, that's it! I highly recommend Dream Inn for a local R&R getaway or a suggestion for non-local visitors. They will be impressed.

Molly P.

12/30/2017

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10/10

Perfect getaway in a remodeled hotel ~modern beach feeling. The accommodation was ample with beautiful views and walking distance to the beach, Pier and Boardwalk. Great stay!

Ben L.

12/27/2017

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8/10

It's a lovely place with a great view of the ocean. The rooms themselves are a bit dated, but they are reasonably comfortable. The staff is exceptionally helpful. There was a snafu with our reservation, but they were able to fix it and help us feel comfortable in the meantime.

Jeremy B.

11/27/2017

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10/10

We had a great experience at Dream Inn! Rooms have balconies facing the incredible 'semi-private' beach and ocean! We left our balcony open all night just to hear the ocean waves crashing and feel that cool breeze. Rooms were clean, nice, comfortable and modest; daily maid service semi-pro. Great coffee bar in lobby. Can check out beach bikes. Staff incredibly nice — customer service was great. Grabbed drinks at O'Neills honoring the man. Eating at restaurant was great. MANY nearby restaurants. 1 mile from Downtown Santa Cruz for retail, restaurants and bars. 2 miles away from beautiful UC Santa Cruz campus. Central to many destinations. Love this. Will come back again.

Tamera B.

10/28/2017

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10/10

This place exceeded my expectations in every way. Booked last minute and got a great room rate. The interior is amazing. Loved the surf theme and the attention to detail. Staff was all very friendly and helpful. The view from the room was stunning. I will come back to Santa Cruz just to stay in this hotel.

A C.

10/27/2017

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10/10

VERY friendly people, great service, beautiful location and views. Used for conference and it is just an Excellent facility! I recommend for a weekend get away, conference, meeting or whatever. Then take the time to walk the cliffs and people watch, it's exceptional.

Brenda L.

10/14/2017

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4/10

We stayed in the king suite on the 4th floor. I've never stayed in such an inadequately supplied room. 4 people. The sofa bed mattress is thin and uncomfortable. Towels for 2, bath robes for 2, only one coffee kit, but coffee is SOLD in the lobby!. The grout in the shower needs cleaning. The TV has only a channel guide, not a SHOW guide. Paying a grand for a weekend stay is fine, in a Hotel that actually has guest comfort in mind. This Hotel was just renovated. It's nice and the view is awesome. But the "SUITE" should have been more than 2 rooms with 2 TVs…

Heather A.

10/11/2017

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10/10

Excellent customer service, Excellent view, Excellent room. We got there and found out our room didn't have a tub (which is a must with my toddler) and they upgraded my room for free no questions asked. The room is super clean and has an amazing view of the pier, boardwalk, mountains and beach. Super polite valet which is included in the $25 parking fee. Rooms come with robes and keirug. The place is a little pricey but worth it for the convenience, cleanliness, and hospitality. I didn't eat at the restaurant and the lady working this morning at the coffee bar was rude and stuck up but didn't ruin our stay. We will definitely return!

Christopher M.

09/28/2017

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10/10

Stayed at the Dream Inn during my stay with spectacular service all the staff always had a smile and greeted me even as I walked back and forth by the same people a few times but without a beat missed they still acknowledged I was there. The hotel was perfectly placed among walking and enjoyment region of the boardwalk. The view from the room was amazing and description won’t do it justice. The room itself was modern and updated, extremely clean, and many amenities that you would expect. Definitely will be staying again!

Melissa B.

09/19/2017

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8/10

We are locals and my parents were visiting from out of town so we wanted to bring them somewhere decent with nice views. We chose to have lunch at Aquarius and it was great. The bussboy was so kind and polite. Our server was okay — she almost had a "I'm better than you" kind of attitude, but it did not ruin our meal or our time at all. It's a perfect place to bring out of town guests even if they're not staying at the hotel.

Ken N.

09/12/2017

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8/10

Nice place right on the beach. Pool looked nice although we didn't try it with beautiful weather and the boardwalk nearby. Staff was wonderful and helpful. The area is pricy but not unexpected considering its a tourist area. I would definitely stay here again for the convenience of is location.

Richard H.

09/05/2017

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8/10

I used to come here 37 years ago. It has changed but still the only Hotel on the beach. Every room has an ocean view. Room service is limited and pricey for dinner but good. The restaurant is good and right on the beach. Several shots are from my drone. I.

Trevor D.

09/01/2017

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10/10

Excellent location right next to the beach, what, and boardwalk. Easy to find, and parking is right across the street. Rooms are clean, mine had a shower head that mimics rain (very large, not much more pressure than gravity). Rooms seem to be a general tastefully done surfing theme. Service was excellent!

Joshua Q.

08/23/2017

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10/10

Very hospitable and professional, had a few few kinks on my end due to me forgetting a few thing but the staff quickly sorted out my issues and got everything taken care of. The facility itself is gorgeous with beach overlook. If your on the fence between hotels don't be. You will enjoy your stay at the dream inn.

James T.

07/25/2017

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8/10

Great location right on the beach. Prices are high, but service is good. Rooms are large and all off them have ocean views. The pool area is very nice and has fire pits for the cooler days. The food at the restaurant is good, but pricey. Area feels pretty safe and there are many other eating options nearby.

Tiffany T.

07/13/2017

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8/10

Amazing views from our room. The pool looked good but a little crowded on the days we were here. There is a bar at the pool though! The beach is right outside. The restaurant is really good and the room service comes from there so it was amazing. Very short walk to the Boardwalk. I will definitely stay here again.

Michael W.

04/12/2016

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10/10

Room was really nice and clean. Pool area was well maintained and includes a bar area where you can order drinks or for y from the restaurant. Staff was always very friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay here again.

N S.

03/18/2016

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10/10

LOVE THIS PLACE! Stayed here twice and both times it was great. Excellent location as it's close to everything (Boardwalk, pier, liquor store, food ect). Stayed on the top floor one time and the 4th floor another time. Even watched/listened to the Fri night concert from the balcony. There are some minor inconveniences like late check-in, people who bogart the heat lamps and couches pool side, and some of the fridges are frosted out but I can overlook minor gripes when considering the totality of the awesomeness this hotel provides. They even gave my wife and I a free bottle of wine on our anniversary. All the staff were helpful, polite, and accommodating. Breakfest on the balcony is another must (try the huevos rancheros). I'll definitely be back! I would live here if I could (Nucky Thompson style. Lol).

Stella G.

02/29/2016

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10/10

Amazing! The staff was absolutely a delite to deal with. The Deluxe King room had amazing views. The pool area was so much fun in itself we forgot there was so much else to do. With private beach access we couldn't of asked for a better experience.

Kathy B.

02/27/2016

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10/10

Stayed here for my husband's birthday in December. The room was nicer than expected, I like the retro vibe and it was clean and roomy. The view was amazing, even though we had rain most of the time, I can only imagine how awesome it would be with nicer weather. Convenient (pay) parking across the street, so I would say skip the valet unless you have a lot of luggage.

Bobbi C.

02/03/2016

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6/10

It's a nice location. The rooms are smaller, big enough though. Wasn't happy with the bar/restaurant. I lost my credit card and the waitress was snotty to me, made some snide remark. The dinner at the restaurant was OK, nothing special. Thank God they have a great view or this place would be closed. Thanks.

Facilities

  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • VIP room facilities
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Bar
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Special diet menus
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Business centre
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Lift
  • Laundry
  • Ironing service
  • Room service
  • Newspapers
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sun terrace
  • Tour desk
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Outdoor pool
  • Balcony
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Daily maid service
  • Snack bar
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing facilities
  • Heating
  • Luggage storage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine
  • Newspapers
  • VIP room facilities
  • Carpeted
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service

Internet

  • WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge
  • WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge

Room Amenities

  • Wardrobe/Closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Sea view
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Desk
  • Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Bath
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • iPod dock
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries

Activities

  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Fitness centre
  • Windsurfing
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Heated pool
  • Swimming pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Golf course

Parking

  • Private parking is possible on site

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Policies of Dream Inn Santa Cruz

  • Check-In:

    From 16:00 hours

  • Check-Out:

    Until 11:00 hours

  • Accepted Credit Card Payments:

    MasterCard, Visa, Discover, JCB, Diners Club, American Express

  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and supplements may apply.

    There is no age requirement for check-in

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