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175 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 09/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 53 hotels in Santa Cruz
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A fun culmination between the beach and the slightly offbeat town of Santa Cruz, the Dream Inn is the ideal destination for a weekend escape, corporate event, family vacation or a romantic getaway.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children's television networks
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
VIP room facilities
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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laguin986188 wrote a review Yesterday
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Clean rooms, vintage vibe. Comfortable bed with the right amount of pillows. The pool was one of the best parts of my mid week super mini vacation. Relaxing in the hot sun or dipping in the cool water, both available.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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kaylalwilson13 wrote a review Jan 15
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Had such a great stay!! Check in and out was quick and easy. The staff was very friendly. And all throughout the hotel was clean and had sanitizer stations by the elevators and doors. Over all such a great stay!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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whitevintagecottage wrote a review Jan 14
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The refrigerator did not work We had to throw out We purchased from the store As the restaurant was closed The heater in the room is noisy Cannot hear the ocean over the heater. A microwave would be useful.
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mayaosbo wrote a review Jan 13
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Lived in the Bay Area all of my life and had never stayed at the Dream Inn before. Check-inn was a breeze, felt very COVID safe. Good(strong) cocktails, food was really tasty. Beautiful ocean views. The beach there is open until midnight, so be prepared to hear music on the balcony. Rooms are super cute and very clean. Loved the patio on the pool deck, just wished they had more fire pits for the winter. All and all an amazing stay! If you need a little break from the crazy . Have a stay at the Dream Inn!
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LoveTravel449231 wrote a review Jan 13
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We decided to take a last minute getaway and ended up at the Dream Inn. The hotel is very clean and followed the health safety guidelines. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable. I believe they all face the ocean so that was awesome too. Definitely a great place to stay.
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PRICE RANGE
$236 - $558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
dream inn, a joie de vivre hotel hotel santa cruz, dream hotel santa cruz, coast santa cruz hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSanta Cruz
NUMBER OF ROOMS
165
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Which popular attractions are close to Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Nearby attractions include West Cliff Drive (0.2 miles), Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center (0.1 miles), and Boardwalk Bowl (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Picnic Basket, Firefish Grill, and Ideal Bar & Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Is Dream Inn Santa Cruz located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Santa Cruz.
Are any cleaning services offered at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Dream Inn Santa Cruz offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Dream Inn Santa Cruz?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.