We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Nice place to stay near Monterey Bay” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley

Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 11 more sites!
Save
You added Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley to your Saves list
Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6001 La Madrona Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95060   |  
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
Hotel website
  |  
Hotel amenities
Offers & Announcements
Valentine's Day Package
Ranked #7 of 53 Hotels in Santa Cruz
Verdi, United States
1 review
“Nice place to stay near Monterey Bay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

My wife and I needed to visit my parents in Aptos during the Fourth of July weekend. Usually we stay at Seascape or in Capitola but it was difficult to find rooms available that weekend. The Hilton in Scotts Valley had rooms for the night we needed so we decided to give it a try. It is a 10 to 20 minute drive from Aptos depending on traffic. The hotel turned out to be a really nice, comfortable place to stay. it is away from the craziness of Santa Cruz and in a really nice setting. The rooms are typical Hilton rooms, very clean and comfortable. Closet space is limited but there is plenty of drawer space. The bar and restaurant provides a relaxing spot for a glass of wine and some food. the breakfast is like most Hilton properties in that it is good and has a reasonable selection. I like to walk in the mornings and the surroundings were great for that. Also, the fitness center was well maintained and had good quality equipment. While my wife and I didn't spend a lot of time in the hotel, the time we were there was very nice. We'll probably stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

564 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    260
    189
    78
    26
    11
See reviews for
186
164
29
118
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (85)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, CA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

On a whim we decided to spend a night away and take our daughter to the Boardwalk for some summer fun. I chose the Hilton Santa Cruz because it was not in Santa Cruz itself (too hectic), but a very quick 10 minute ride down Highway 17. The room we had was a two-queen balcony room, and it was spotless. The sheets were very nice quality, and the decor was minimal (nice) and comfortable. When we arrived we ordered room service (for a late lunch) which arrived really quickly and was good food. After a swim, we headed out to the Boardwalk, had some fun, came back and ordered room service again. They quoted me 20-25 minutes wait, but actually the food arrived in 15. Was pleased with dinner, it was fresh and well-prepared. Was very pleased to find the bathroom stocked with Paul Thomas Roth toiletries, so nice. My only complaint was that we could have used more than the one chair in order to eat our food, perhaps a rolling table to put next to the couch would work? All in all, a good deal for a relaxing mini-break.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nor Cal
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Stayed with our two dogs, props for being pet friendly. Big outdoor walking areas with clean up bags. Nice property - most Santa Cruz area places are kinda skanky motel types - not here. Only 5-10 minute drive from Santa Cruz....

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Redondo Beach, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I have been to Scotts Valley many times and have always wanted to stay at the Hilton. It is a beautiful hotel sitting up on a hill. I am very glad I chose this hotel and would do so again in the future!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Willits, CA
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Hilton Scotts Valley is a beautiful and very romantic place to stay. The quaint town of Scotts Valley is a hidden gem, small & quiet, yet has all the amenities you need. An easy 10 minute drive away is Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz has several beautiful beaches, and many delightful restaurants. There are many tourist attractions , including the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My stay was full of false promises not only once but three times. First time when I was checked into a king bedroom when front desk told me it is 2-queen beds. Next day front desk told me the same and the third day front desk sold a 2-queen bed room while making me wait as they were transferring me into 2-bed. What's worse no manager on site, promised that hotel GM will call....but promises do not cost a thing and respecting their words does not seem high on the agenda for this hotel staff

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay

Been to Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley

Address: 6001 La Madrona Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley 3*
Number of rooms: 174
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Priceline, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Hilton Hotels, Orbitz, getaroom.com, Despegar.com, Agoda, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley Hotel Santa Cruz
Hilton Hotel Santa Cruz

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.