Santa Cruz Hotels near State Lighthouse Museum

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Santa Cruz - Beach, Romantic, Wine, Eco
Santa Cruz - Beach, Romantic, Wine, Eco
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$193+
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0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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The Darling House is a 1910 oceanside architectural masterpiece designed by William Weeks. Lighted by the rising sun through beveled glass, Tiffany lamps and open hearths, and the grace of genuinely open hearts, the Darling House welcomes you into an experience of peaceful elegance. We overlook the Pacific Ocean ... nothing less
Overall Rating - Poor - 0 reviews
Darling House
$145+
| Excellent - 72 reviews
0.3 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Overall Rating - Excellent - 72 reviews
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Excellent 10.0
Apr 26 2014 Posted by Alan

This hotel is situated on a cliff overlooking the ocean. This is a perfect spot for enjoying the ocean view, watching surfers, and relaxing. The outside area is secure and clean. We met several nice couples and enjoyed the wine and cheese social hour

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The hotel staff is excellent. They responded to our questions and informed us about the hotel amenities; such as free breakfast, afternoon snacks, and the wine and cheese social hour. The common areas and room was very clean. We had a beautiful room with a fireplace and a patio sitting area. The ocean sounds made for a peaceful night sleep.
Excellent 10.0
Feb 1 2014 Posted by Joy
Quaint hotel with a decor that speaks of home and not a motel. Beautiful view of Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz boardwalk and wharf and Cowells Beach. Nice to wake up to the sound of the ocean. Good security as you have to have a key to enter the area where the rooms are located. Nice breakfast with fresh cut fruit, muffins, yogurt etc. Wine and cheese in afternoon.
Sea & Sand Inn
$188+
| Excellent - 900 reviews
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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When you stay at Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel in Santa Cruz, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Santa Cruz Wharf and Main Beach. This 4-star resort is close to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and University of California Santa Cruz. Make yourself at home in one of the 165 air-conditioned guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies. Wired...
Overall Rating - Excellent - 900 reviews
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Excellent 10.0
Aug 9 2014 Posted by Tara

Location, access to the beach

Pool is too small, always overcrowded

Okay 5.0
Aug 7 2014 Posted by Jiangang

no I have no felling about this hotel.

This hotel is very old, and the parking space is out of the hotel. It is so expensive for this hotel's environment.

no thanks.
Santa Cruz Dream Inn
$125+
| Excellent - 374 reviews
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Overall Rating - Excellent - 374 reviews
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Excellent 9.0
Jul 24 2014 Posted by Amanda

Its proximity to Santa Cruz beach boardwalk was really great! Also, the inn jad a decent breakfast in the morning which is a plus!

There is no pool and I wish check in time was earlier it wasn't ready when wearrived.

Excellent 9.3
Jun 28 2014 Posted by Kelley

Location: close to the water, yet still quiet. Also appreciated the friendliness of the staff, and the appearance of the dining area and the room itself. We very much enjoyed our stay.

Closet access was a little awkward

Seaway Inn
$157+
| Excellent - 180 reviews
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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When you stay at West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn in Santa Cruz, you'll be in the historical district and minutes from Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Main Beach. This romantic bed & breakfast is close to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and University of California Santa Cruz. Make yourself at home in one of the 9 individually dec...
Overall Rating - Excellent - 180 reviews
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Excellent 10.0
Sep 16 2013 Posted by Anne

The afternoon appetizers and the breakfast were delicious. Great location.

West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
$85+
| Good - 378 reviews
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Take the family to this Howard Johnson Inn Santa Cruz for your next fun-filled vacation. Nearby Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk offers miles of beautiful beaches, roller coasters and mini-golf. Fish and enjoy water recreation at Santa Cruz Wharf across the street from this lodging. Museums and colleges are also nearby. Walk to delicious seafood meals in a waterfr...
Overall Rating - Good - 378 reviews
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Excellent 9.0
Jul 31 2014 Posted by Verified Hotel Guest

The room we stayed in was very quiet. We were in a small strip of just 5 rooms. We had a small patio and a kitchen with a view of the ocean

I didn't like the fact that they wanted us to pay a 100.00 for a deposit. That would take 5 business days to return because I wanted to pay cash for the room. Continental breakfast was horrible.

Overall it was a very nice stay. Room was clean and roomy. Plenty of towels and toiletries. Staff was pleasant. Would stay here again.
Okay 5.0
Jun 23 2014 Posted by Lola

nothing really I have stayed in better hotels in Santa Cruz for the same price.

Room was extremely small. Bathroom door stuck and was hard to open as it needs to be cut off on the bottom.

We were there for one night only and I would not recommend it if you were planning staying for more that one night. They mentioned a view of the ocean and it is one of those that you have to go out side and you can get a peek at the ocean
Howard Johnson Inn Santa Cruz
$250+
| Excellent - 355 reviews
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Overall Rating - Excellent - 355 reviews
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Beach Street Inn and Suites
$64+
| Good - 402 reviews
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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With a stay at Beachview Inn in Santa Cruz, you'll be minutes from Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Main Beach. This hotel is close to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and University of California Santa Cruz. Make yourself at home in one of the 22 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable program...
Overall Rating - Good - 402 reviews
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Excellent 9.0
Jul 28 2014 Posted by Verified Hotel Guest

Great location! 'Right by the beach' with free parking and a fridge in the room!

Good 7.0
Jul 15 2014 Posted by Verified Hotel Guest

Its a great basic hotel close to the Boardwalk and pier. Hotel staff was great. They allowed me to keep my car in the hotel lot beyond the normal checkout time which was very nice.

There were some shady looking characters at the hotel, but it seems like that is the norm in Santa Cruz. We had no problems, but there were people you wouldn't want to run into in a dark alley.

Beachview Inn
$285+
| Good - 175 reviews
0.3 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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With a stay at Casablanca On The Beach in Santa Cruz, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Main Beach and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. This beach hotel is within close proximity of Santa Cruz Wharf and Cocoanut Grove. Make yourself at home in one of the 33 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and c...
Overall Rating - Good - 175 reviews
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Excellent 10.0
Aug 17 2014 Posted by Julie

the location and views are awesome! The staff was very friendly and helpfull.

I loved everything about this place! Very clean,and the decor was great. Parking was easy and the walk to the beach is only 3min. The front desk staff was great and check in and out was very easy.
Excellent 9.0
Aug 5 2014 Posted by Steve

1.location awesome with historical beach setting 2.listening to the crashing waves from the room 3.ocean view 4.private balcony 5.nice room size

3 pm check in and 11 am check out (a little late and a little early)

historically captivating, prime location across the street from the beach between the boardwalk and the pier
Casablanca Inn & Bistro
$68+
| Good - 220 reviews
0.9 mi from State Lighthouse Museum
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Overall Rating - Good - 220 reviews
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Good 8.0
Jul 19 2014 Posted by Joseph

The location was great about a block away from boardwalk.

There was no air conditioning unit but the balcony definitely made up for that.

I would stay here again when i return to Santa Cruz.
Okay 5.0
Jun 23 2014 Posted by James

Easy check in. Great location. Plenty of parking.

Toilet did not work. Kind of an inconvenience. No staff. I woke the guy up to check out.

Lanai Lodge
$75+
| Good - 844 reviews
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With a stay at Coastview Inn Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, you'll be by the ocean and minutes from Cocoanut Grove and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. This beach hotel is within close proximity of Main Beach and Santa Cruz Wharf. Make yourself at home in one of the 32 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access...
Overall Rating - Good - 844 reviews
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Poor 1.0
Jul 3 2014 Posted by Verified Hotel Guest

The location

The room was filthy and the floor was black with dirt.

Excellent 9.0
Jun 6 2014 Posted by Verified Hotel Guest

Just cross the street and your at the beach.

Parking was a little cramped. But we could walk everywhere so it wasn't a problem.

Staff was friendly.
Coastview Inn Santa Cruz
$167+
| Excellent - 39 reviews
0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Overall Rating - Excellent - 39 reviews
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Excellent 10.0
Aug 1 2014 Posted by Verified Hotel Guest

The hotel is really charming. It's in a great location. I like that it's not a chain hotel.

Okay 5.0
Dec 30 2013 Posted by Jennifer

Clean room. Prime location.

Expensive. Housekeeping doesn't want to clean your room. Continental breakfast is terrible. Room is small.

I think if you are going to pay this much for a hotel you might as well fork over a little more for the Dream hotel right across the street, on the beach. At least you might get service there.
Edgewater Beach Inn & Suites
$87+
| Good - 1799 reviews
2.0 mi from Natural Bridges State Park
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When you stay at Ocean Pacific Lodge in Santa Cruz, you'll be near the beach and minutes from Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Main Beach. This lodge is close to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and University of California Santa Cruz. Make yourself at home in one of the 56 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves...
Overall Rating - Good - 1799 reviews
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Good 8.0
Jul 25 2014 Posted by Kyle

Location was 2 blocks from the wharf which was nice. The room was well kept and not too shabby.

Vending machine was extremely over priced and didnt have much to offer. The in room refrigerator did not keep things cold just kind of cool.

Overall 8 out of 10. Nice location, clean up to date room. Free parking.
Excellent 9.0
Jun 29 2014 Posted by Verified Hotel Guest

The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Will definitely come back again.

I did not appreciate the gentleman who checked us in rolling his eyes at me but I could see he was a bit stressed. The rest of the staff was great.

The pool could use some landscaping. Great location!
Ocean Pacific Lodge
$79+
| Good - 910 reviews
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The pet-friendly and comfortable Bay Front Inn is close to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the shopping and night life of Downtown Santa Cruz, while offering affordable accommodations and featuring Suites with full-kitchen and private-balconies. ...Being away from home doesn't have to mean leaving the comforts behind. We're a short drive from beautiful redw...
Overall Rating - Good - 910 reviews
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Mediocre 3.0
Aug 18 2014 Posted by Sandia

The hotel offered a lite breakfast.

The parking was absolutely inadequate. They charged $10 a day for parking that was not even in the parking lot. They were double parking people at night. We chose not to drive in order to keep our car parked in the lot.

My husband and son are allergic to cats so even if you do not bring a pet the allergy are still in the air. My husband and son were miserable. The room was small for two adults and two kids even with the two queen beds.
Good 8.0
Jul 27 2014 Posted by Karen

We liked that this hotel was close to the boardwalk

We felt that although the rooms were updated and very clean looking, our faux wood floor was actually quite dirty leaving our feet gross after walking around in bare feet all morning after showers. Made me question the rest of the cleanliness (linens?)

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
$182+
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0.4 mi from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Located just a minutes’ walk to the beach, this Santa Cruz inn features a fireplace and free Wi-Fi in each room. A free breakfast and a beach facing café are offered. Select rooms feature an ocean view. Hardwood floors, fresh linens and towels are provided in all rooms at Boca Del Cielo Inn. Coffee, espresso beverages, soft drinks and sandwiches are just s...
Overall Rating - Poor - 0 reviews
Boca Del Cielo Inn
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