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Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz 95060

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,708 reviews)

Cowell's Beach, the best beginner's surfing beach in Santa Cruz, is next to this 10-story hotel; the Santa Cruz Municipal …

£214
Beachview Inn
Beachview Inn

50 Front St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (660 reviews)

Situated in Santa Cruz, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and …

£65
Howard Johnson Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Howard Johnson Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

130 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (404 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center an …

£78
Cliff Crest Bed & Breakfast
Cliff Crest Bed & Breakfast

407 Cliff St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (24 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Cocoanut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Mai …

£250
Torch Lite Inn
Torch Lite Inn

500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (1,198 reviews)

This motel is just a 5 minute walk away to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Main Beach, and Santa Cruz Wharf. Also nearby are …

£63
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

1410 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz 95060

2.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (861 reviews)

Situated in Santa Cruz, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Town Clock, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beach. Santa Cru …

£103
Oceana Inn
Oceana Inn

525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
2.8 out of 5 (1,031 reviews)

Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz Beac …

£61
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

110 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (642 reviews)

Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Town Clock, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beach …

£79
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz

330 Ocean St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
2.6 out of 5 (403 reviews)

Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Museum of Art & History and Santa Cruz Beach …

£68
Ocean Gate Inn
Ocean Gate Inn

111 Ocean St, Santa Cruz 95060

1.5 out of 5.0
2.8 out of 5 (367 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. Santa Cruz Surfing …

£56
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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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