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Featured Downtown Santa Cruz Hotels

Seaside Inn & Suites
Seaside Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
525 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA
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Stay at this hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
8.4/10 Very Good! (247 reviews)
"Andy, was very helpful and informative on where to eat . He also helped me make coffee, very good. Check out was a breeze ! The price was right . The bed could have a little sifter mattress or mattress topper. Thank you to Andy great host !"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

Seaside Inn & Suites
Pacific Blue Inn
Pacific Blue Inn
3 out of 5
636 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
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Stay at this 3-star guesthouse in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
9/10 Wonderful! (743 reviews)
"This is a great location for downtown. Walking distance to stores and restaurants. The room is clean and comfortable."

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2023

Pacific Blue Inn
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz
3 out of 5
313 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
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Stay at this 3-star spa hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
8/10 Very Good! (254 reviews)
"The location was excellent and the staff were super friendly:)"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz
Casablanca On The Beach
Casablanca On The Beach
3.5 out of 5
101 Main St, Santa Cruz, CA
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Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient parking ...
8.4/10 Very Good! (1,129 reviews)
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Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Casablanca On The Beach
Ocean Pacific Lodge
Ocean Pacific Lodge
2 out of 5
301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 spa tubs. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
8.6/10 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
"I like how affordable your rooms are, the beds are comfortable, everything works and the staff is helpful. Thank you for providing a good place for us to stay and enjoy our visit."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2023

Ocean Pacific Lodge
Marea Sol Hotel
Marea Sol Hotel
2 out of 5
301 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA
Fully refundable
Stay at this beach hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (265 reviews)
"Parking fee is $25."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2023

Marea Sol Hotel
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
4 out of 5
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA
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Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our reviews. ...
9/10 Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
"The staff was amazing. From the valet to the front desk personnel, first class"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Chaminade Resort & Spa
Chaminade Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz, CA
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Stay at this 4-star spa resort in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, free valet parking, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our ...
7.6/10 Good! (1,000 reviews)
"My mother and I spent two days and wish it was longer. The staff Enrich (I may have misspelled his name) was so professional kind. Everything was very clean and we love the design of our room. We will be back!"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2023

Chaminade Resort & Spa
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
3 out of 5
407 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA
Fully refundable
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free breakfast, a fitness center, and valet parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (1,003 reviews)
"everyone was very friendly"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Cruz
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5
550 2nd St, Santa Cruz, CA
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Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
9.2/10 Wonderful! (665 reviews)
"Very nice newly built hotel located within 2 blocks of the wharf and its dining options. The Boardwalk is close by also, as is the West Cliff walking/jogging trail."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2023

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Cruz
Los Gatos Lodge
Los Gatos Lodge
3 out of 5
50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road, Los Gatos, CA
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Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Los Gatos. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
8.2/10 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Great location for the party we were attending in Saratoga. The room on the second floor had a nice high cealing with a beautiful deck overlooking the garden. Clean bath, comfortable bed."

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2023

Los Gatos Lodge
Seacliff Inn Aptos, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Seacliff Inn Aptos, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
3.5 out of 5
7500 Old Dominion Court, Aptos, CA
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Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Aptos. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our reviews. ...
8.2/10 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"The room was sub par due to the carpet was still wet from steam cleaning & it had a very musty odor. Also, not very thick walls.the persons above me were VERY LOUD and heavy footed at bed time and after midnight keeping me awake. The food was good, service -very good, and the bar atmosphere was really ..."

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2023

Seacliff Inn Aptos, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
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Hotels in Downtown Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is a city that has a lot going on, but you have your sights set on Downtown Santa Cruz. This part of town is perfect for what you want to be doing, and that is everything that is not on everyone’s radar. For all that Downtown Santa Cruz has going on, you’ll still need a place to crash, eventually. But you don’t want any old shack, you need something that fits the trip. We have a slew of Downtown Santa Cruz hotels that will do the trick.

A beautiful day in the neighborhood

As much as you like getting out there, it’s also good to know a part of Santa Cruz so well you’ll be telling the tourists where to go. Make friends with the concierge or be bold and chat up a local. It’s your trip, so choose your own adventure. And when you get in at night, you’ll have a comfy room and plenty of amenities to help you settle in. Call a friend and spin tales from the Downtown Santa Cruz underground. What’s a journey without a good story to go with it?

Beyond the block

We’re not talking about the Downtown Santa Cruz city block. We’re talking about looking beyond that block of hotels you always focus on. We give you tons of ways to sort our stash of Downtown Santa Cruz cheap hotels. And if you feel like living a little, but not killing your vacation vibes, choose the Hotwire Hot Rate deal. Filter by:

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  • Amenities: Rooftop lounge, designer furniture, 24-7 room service, and everything else you look for to live it up large.

Find the Downtown Santa Cruz hotel you want, book it, and never look back. Because your great escape is ahead of you.