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Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area
Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

314 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz 95060

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated on the boardwalk, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. Santa Cruz …

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West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn

174 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz 95060

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated by the ocean, this romantic bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Santa Cruz Wharf and Main Beach. Santa Cruz …

£129
per night
Salt Air Lodge
Salt Air Lodge

510 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz 95060

2.5 out of 5.0
2.4 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. Santa Cruz …

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Best Western Plus All Suites Inn
Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

500 Ocean St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.5 out of 5.0

This downtown Santa Cruz hotel is located 1 mile from the Santa Cruz Wharf and Boardwalk, and 2 miles from The Mystery Spot.

£95
per night
Toll House Hotel
Toll House Hotel

140 S Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos 95030

3.5 out of 5.0

Fronting the Santa Cruz Mountains on Santa Cruz Avenue, this Silicon Valley hotel is just 1 block from historic downtown Lo …

£115
per night
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz

516 Water St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Town Clock, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beac …

£54
per night
Inn At Pasatiempo
Inn At Pasatiempo

555 Highway 17, Santa Cruz 95060

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in the mountains, this romantic hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Pasatiempo Golf Course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa …

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola

1255 41st Ave, Capitola 95010

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Hook, Capitola Beach, and Capitola Wharf. Capitola Mercantil …

£112
per night
The Islander Motel
The Islander Motel

522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center, Sant …

£52
per night
Best Western The Inn Of Los Gatos
Best Western The Inn Of Los Gatos

55 Los Gatos Saratoga Rd, Los Gatos 95032

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Los Gatos, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kings Court Shopping Center, Art Museum of Los Gatos, and Vasona …

£81
per night
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Pocket Guide: Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Boardwalk Hotels

With a spectacular beach setting, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk offers hair-raising rides, a fascinating history and a friendly vibe. Located on Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center in Santa Cruz, California, the theme park is also a good spot for wildlife fans, who have a chance of spotting otters, dolphins, sea lions and whales swimming offshore.

Ride Historic Coasters at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Operating since 1907, California's oldest surviving amusement park is free to enter, with tickets charged for each ride. Two of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s rides are National Historic Landmarks, including the 1924 Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster and the 1911 Looff Carousel, a hand-carved merry-go-round.

Other popular rides include Cliff Hanger, which gives riders the sensation of hang gliding over the beach, and Undertow, a spinning coaster with sudden drops and dramatic turns.

What Kind of Hotels Are Available near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk?

If you want to stay within easy reach of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, there is a huge range of accommodation options in the area. Choose from budget-friendly inns and motels, intimate boutique hotels and relaxing spa resorts.

Family-Friendly Rides and Entertainment

If you've got your kids in tow, there are plenty of family-friendly rides to enjoy at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, including a glow-in-the-dark train ride that travels under the Boardwalk, a Ferris wheel offering stunning ocean views and the Logger's Revenge water ride. For toddlers and pre-schoolers, there are tiny vintage 1940s cars to cruise along in, little planes, speed boats and much more.

Shops and Restaurants at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Throughout the park there are a huge number of restaurants and food stands offering everything from corn dogs to Philly cheesesteaks. Sweet treats for sale include funnel cakes, ice-cream sandwiches, saltwater taffy, chocolate-covered bacon and deep-friend Twinkies. And if you love to shop, Boardwalk boutiques sell everything from souvenirs to swimsuits, surfboards to sunscreen.

With masses of rides for all the family, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is one of the Monterey area’s top attractions. Use Expedia’s search filters to find your perfect hotel near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

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