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Overview of Dream Inn Santa Cruz

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On the beach
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Terrace/Patio

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Parking Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCowell's Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationSanta Cruz Wharf3 min walk
    Popular LocationMonterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center3 min walk
    AirportSan Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.)44 min drive

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About this area

Santa Cruz

Located in Santa Cruz, Dream Inn Santa Cruz is in the city center and on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach, while Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads are popular area attractions. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cowell's Beach - 1 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Wharf - 3 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 3 min walk
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 3 min walk
  • Pacific Avenue - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportNorman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 44 min drive

About this property

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free resort. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a spa tub, valet parking, and a business center. All 165 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 25.00 per night
  • Valet parking: USD 25.00 per night

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 6.00-20.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Terrace

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
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Free local calls
  • Recycling
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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

We should mention

Pool access available from 7 AM to 10 PM
4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
666
4 - Good
198
3 - Okay
49
2 - Poor
17
1 - Terrible
15

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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The place was clean and the staff was courteous and nice.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
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Will only ever stay here when coming back to Santa Cruz! Beautiful hotel right on the beach with a fantastic pool space. Food and drinks were great. The only issues we noticed were with the hotel room cleanliness. Previous guests items were left hanging in the bathroom as well as some make up on tissue in the Kleenex box. Despite these small issues we had a wonderful stay and will be back!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Cleanliness & Good customer service from the staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Great location, friendly staff, awesome views!!!! Check in/out easy.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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The view was awesome and enjoyable. It was great to relax in this quiet environment.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020