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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.2/5 Very Good
982 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Parking Available
Laundry

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationPacific Avenue13 min walk
Popular LocationMission Santa Cruz16 min walk
Popular LocationPasatiempo Golf Course3 min drive
AirportSan Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.)38 min drive

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Book online or call:

1-800-675-4318
  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub (Hearing, Mobility)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub (Hearing, Mobility)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Bathtub (Hearing, Mobility)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Bathtub (Hearing, Mobility)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Roll-In Shower)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

About this area

Santa Cruz

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz is located in Santa Cruz. 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.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pacific Avenue - 13 min walk
  • Mission Santa Cruz - 16 min walk
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course - 3 min drive
  • Main Beach - 8 min drive
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 38 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz hotel in Westside Santa Cruz, near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
This smoke-free hotel features self parking, a seasonal outdoor pool, and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include express check-out, free newspapers, and multilingual staff. All 100 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz offers 100 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 7 per night
  • Electric car charging station

Food and drink

  • To-go breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:00 AM

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from noon - 10:00 PM
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Guest may check in after hours.
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

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.

  • Self parking fee: USD 7 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 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

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from January to January
Pool access available from midnight to midnight

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express Hotel Santa Cruz
Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Santa Cruz
Inn Express Santa Cruz
Express & Suites Santa Cruz
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz Santa Cruz
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz

Frequently asked questions

Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool. Pool access is from midnight–midnight.
Is Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz?
Self parking is available for USD 7 per night.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–10:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ocean Street and within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Monterey Bay. Pacific Avenue and Town Clock are also within 15 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
473
4 - Good
350
3 - Okay
100
2 - Mediocre
36
1 - Poor
23
4.4
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The pool is closed, but advertised on line as open.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The room was clean and comfortable and locally situated

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    3/5

    • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities

    There was practically no staff there. I understand there is a pandemic, but no excuse to not have at least one person at the front desk at all times. Hotel was nice, no complaint there, just service was not ideal.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020