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Torch Lite Inn
Torch Lite Inn
2.5 out of 5
500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 8 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $89 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 20
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and ...
3.3/5 (1,003 reviews)
"I was pleasantly surprised to find the complimentary snacks and water - what a wonderful detail. The staff was friendly and helpful. And the room was spacious, very clean, and well appointed. The Torch Lite Inn stands heads and shoulders about the rest. I would definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
3 out of 5
407 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 13 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $152 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,002 reviews)
"Staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms were large and clean. The location was perfect and we slept well it was very quiet"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

Casablanca On The Beach
Casablanca On The Beach
3.5 out of 5
101 Main St, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 8 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $269 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 11
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (681 reviews)
"I picked this location for convenience of being across from beach. It met my needs"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

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, 95060
  • 10 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $151 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 11
Stay at this hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Monterey Bay National ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (240 reviews)
"The staff was very friendly! They even let me and my child check in early. Very clean, and secured. The breakfast was more than I expected given that it was free. Included coffee, juices, milk, eggs, sausage & bacon… even a waffle maker that my son enjoyed. Very convenient location- 4min walking ..."

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Dream Inn Santa Cruz
4 out of 5
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 11 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $259 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
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 helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)
Mother/daughter weekend
"I expected the room to be more up-to-date furnished. Bathroom was small as was shower stall. I was happy with how clean the room and hotel pool area was. Extremely happy with the hotel staff, very friendly and helpful. Also enjoyed that you didn't have to leave area as restaurant on site."

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1410 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 28 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $123 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a sauna. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,003 reviews)
"Friendly courteous front desk staff.clean room. Very quiet."

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Ocean Pacific Lodge
Ocean Pacific Lodge
2 out of 5
301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 12 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $103 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 7
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 clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
Decent Enough Place to Stay
"Clean enough place and we’ll located for the beach and Promenade."

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 18 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $152 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (999 reviews)
"The hotel is very clean. The reception counter is unique. The staff are all very courteous and friendly. I will go back and stay in this hotel if given a chance."

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Chaminade Resort & Spa
Chaminade Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz, CA, 95065
  • 7 min drive from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $199 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
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 restaurant and the helpful staff ...
3.8/5 Good! (890 reviews)
"I stayed here for a weekend with 4 other friends for a Mom's getaway weekend. We had a wonderful stay, friendly young staff, clean and comfortable spacious rooms, pools, spa, great drinks. A great escape for a group of adults."

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Beach Street Inn and Suites
Beach Street Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
125 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 9 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $199 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
Stay at this beach motel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free WiFi, room service, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)
"They have done a great job with this retro property. Staff was working to clean and maintain constantly during my stay. Limited parking is the only issue with this property."

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5
110 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 29 min walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $110 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
Stay at this hotel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"It's my third trip to Santa Cruz this year. This Comfort Inn was very nice. Plenty of parking, big bathroom, nice breakfast included, and very quiet, even though we were close to the street. I will come back."

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Mission Inn
Mission Inn
2.5 out of 5
2250 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • 4 min drive from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The price is $129 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 11
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Santa Cruz. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a sauna. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
"The room was bigger than typical and modern looking with the parking right by the door."

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2022

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