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Beachview Inn
Beachview Inn

50 Front St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (760 reviews)

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

£63
Super 8 Santa Cruz/Beach Boardwalk East
Super 8 Santa Cruz/Beach Boardwalk East

338 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (847 reviews)

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

£63
Aqua Breeze Inn
Aqua Breeze Inn

204 Second Street, Santa Cruz 95060

1.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (581 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Boardwalk Bowl and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Main Beach …

£63
Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (1,158 reviews)

Situated near the bay, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and …

£63
Surf City Inn and Suites
Surf City Inn and Suites

619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
2.5 out of 5 (850 reviews)

Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. Santa …

£59
Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area
Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

314 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz 95060

2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (432 reviews)

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

£74
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
3.3 out of 5 (442 reviews)

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

£56
Motel Santa Cruz
Motel Santa Cruz

370 Ocean Drive, Santa Cruz 95060

1.5 out of 5.0
1.7 out of 5 (426 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center and Santa …

£52
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz

516 Water St, Santa Cruz 95060

2.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (965 reviews)

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

£63
Ocean Gate Inn
Ocean Gate Inn

111 Ocean St, Santa Cruz 95060

1.5 out of 5.0
2.8 out of 5 (401 reviews)

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

£49
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Pocket Guide: Santa Cruz

Visiting Santa Cruz

Visitors will want to experience the sporting events, beaches, and restaurants in Santa Cruz. Walkable and welcoming, this seaside city also attracts visitors with its shopping, live music, and museums. Top attractions include Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
  • There are 52 Santa Cruz hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), 25.2 mi (40.6 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Santa Cruz

  • Top activities include surfing and biking, while Santa Cruz Harbor is one place to visit
  • Live music and museums are well-known in the area, and attractions include Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, and Museum of Art & History
  • Notable landmarks include Mystery Spot, Mission Santa Cruz, and Town Clock
  • The beach and seaside highlight the natural beauty, and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Natural Bridges State Park, and Main Beach are some places worth a visit
  • Shopping is a favourite activity, so consider an excursion to Pacific Garden Mall and Capitola Mercantile
  • Collegiate life is on display at University of California Santa Cruz

Staying in Santa Cruz

In Santa Cruz, you'll find 52 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, making it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable price:
  • 20 hotels, ranging from GBP 65/night to GBP 182/night
  • 5 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 119/night to GBP 200/night
  • 23 motels, ranging from GBP 179/night to GBP 179/night
Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz, averaging GBP 180.33/night
  • Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, averaging GBP 308.99/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Babbling Brook Inn, averaging GBP 199.19/night
  • West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn, averaging GBP 250.01/night
Babbling Brook Inn, a 3-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.7 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz.
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