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The Santa Cruz Dream Inn captures the essence of the Central California Coast like no other. This seaside resort features Cowells Beach as its backyard playground. Following a 2008 extensive renovation and relaunching as a Joie deVivre hotel the Dream Inn is the only luxury beachfront hotel in the city. Every one of our 165 deluxe guest rooms and suites feature spectacular views of the Monterey Bay from private balconies or patios. Take in breathtaking sunsets from your balcony watch the surfers and let the sea lions and peaceful sound of the ocean waves lull you to sleep. Whether your visit is for business or pleasure the Dream Inn is the ideal setting. Located adjacent to the Santa Cruz wharf and the legendary boardwalk the hotel boasts a myriad of attractions dining activities and entertainment all within easy walking distance and diverse enough to delight visitors of all ages. San Jose International SJC 34miles and South. Driving Directions:Santa Cruz is approximately 45 minutes from the San Jose Airport. From the Airport take Hwy 880 South to 17 South. Hwy 17 South will take you to Santa Cruz. Take the Half Moon Bay exit (Highway 1 North) which will put you onto Mission Street. Turn left on Bay Street you will see the hotel at the end of Bay Street on West Cliff Drive.


· 24-hour front desk
· Accessible facilities
· Concierge floor
· Express check-out
· Free parking
· Laundry/Valet service
· Lounges/bars
· Lounges/bars
· Parking
· Pool
· Restaurant
· Room service
· Safe deposit box

Room Information

Deluxe King
Deluxe King
Poolside Queen Queen
Tower Suite
Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea maker

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· 165 rooms.
· 0 suites.
· 10 floors.

Recreation Information


Area Attractions

- Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Californias only major seaside amusement park PLUS a State Historic Landmark. Includes amusement rides arcade mini golf bowling laser tag

- Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf

The Santa Cruz Wharf offers the best in seaside shopping dining and recreation. Youll find everything from handmade arts & crafts to beach apparel outdoor fresh fish markets to fine dining whale watching and fishing trips to kayaking.

- University of California - Santa Cruz

Part of the UC system a nationally ranked research university devoted to excellence in undergraduate teachings.

- Mystery Spot

The Mystery Spot is a gravitational anomaly located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz California

- Monterey Bay Aquarium

Engaging auditorium programs exciting live shows and staff-led aquarium adventures help you get more out of your aquarium visit.

- San Jose Airport

SJC International Airport

- Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

Concerts and other events

- Natural Bridges State Park

This beach with its famous natural bridge is an excellent place to view shore and ocean birds migrating whales and seals and otters playing offshore. Further along the beach tidepools offer a glimpse of life beneath the sea. Low tides reveal sea stars cra

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