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Rio Sands Hotel - Aptos - Bedroom
Rio Sands Hotel
8 Very good
Known for beach access, heated pool, and renovated banquet room.
Rio Sands Hotel
8 Very good
Known for beach access, heated pool, and renovated banquet room.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$274+
Seacliff Inn Aptos, Tapestry Collection by Hilton - Aptos - Pool
Seacliff Inn Aptos, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
$250+
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola
8.8 Very good
Known for Jacuzzi, indoor pool, prime Capitola location.
Known for Jacuzzi, indoor pool, prime Capitola location.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$339+
Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea
8 Very good
Known for outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, prime Capitola location.
Known for outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, prime Capitola location.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$249+
Capitola Venetian Hotel
7.9 Good
Known for ocean-view rooms, unique decor, and prime Santa Cruz location.
Known for ocean-view rooms, unique decor, and prime Santa Cruz location.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
$444+
Capitola Hotel
8.8 Very good
Known for beachfront location, free Wi-Fi, and friendly staff.
Capitola Hotel
8.8 Very good
Known for beachfront location, free Wi-Fi, and friendly staff.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
$407+
Capitola Beach Suites
8.4 Very good
Known for beachfront location, stunning sea views, and spacious suites.
Known for beachfront location, stunning sea views, and spacious suites.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
$236+
Best Western PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites
8.7 Very good
Known for Jacuzzi, outdoor pool, close to Capitola Beach.
Known for Jacuzzi, outdoor pool, close to Capitola Beach.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$274+
Seacliff Inn Aptos, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
$250+
Seascape Beach Resort
8.2 Very good
Known for beachfront location, spacious suites, and stunning ocean views.
Known for beachfront location, spacious suites, and stunning ocean views.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$533+
Rio Sands Hotel
8 Very good
Known for beach access, heated pool, and renovated banquet room.
Rio Sands Hotel
8 Very good
Known for beach access, heated pool, and renovated banquet room.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$274+

How much is a Aptos hotel?

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Low season

February

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

$224

Average price (weekend night)

$253
Cheapest month to stay with an average 25% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 29% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Aptos

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Top tips for finding Aptos hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Aptos, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Aptos in February and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Aptos if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 65 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Aptos hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Aptos found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $153, while the most expensive was $579.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Aptos for 2 days.
  • If you are interested in heading to the town of Aptos, then you will be pleased to learn that there are several hotels conveniently situated near a number of parks, restaurants and cultural sites. There are also a few hotels that can be found along major roads, such as Cabrillo Highway. Best Western Seacliff Inn, situated at 7500 Old Dominion Court, has an outdoor pool, a fitness center and a business center.
  • If you would like to learn about the city's history while visiting Aptos, you can head to hotels near the Aptos History Museum. Rio Sands Hotel on 116 Aptos Beach Drive is around 5 miles from the museum and has room service, complimentary toiletries and offers free parking to guests. You could also stay at the Inn at Depot Hill, situated at 250 Monterey Avenue, around 0.17 miles from the Capitola Historical Museum. The hotel is adults-only, has a private bathroom and offers complimentary breakfast delivered to the rooms on request.
  • Those looking to do a bit of hiking can book hotels around the Potbelly Beach Trailhead. You can stay at the Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea at 720 Hill Street, which is around 5 miles from the trail and has an outdoor pool, internet access and a tea/coffee maker in the rooms. The Capitola Hotel on 210 Esplanade is situated roughly 6 miles away and has banquet facilities, flat-screen TVs, and is an adults-only hotel.
  • A few hotels are located near a number of beaches in the city, such as the Flora Vista Inn on 1258 San Andreas Road. The hotel is around 0.7 miles from La Selva Beach and Manresa State Beach and offers a private terrace/patio, a fireplace and cable and satellite TVs.
  • Business travelers can stay at Monarch Cove Inn at 620 El Salto Drive, which is accessible to the business district and has free Wi-Fi for virtual meetings and free and private parking options available.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Aptos

  • Where can I stay with children?

    The Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz – Capitola, located at 1255 41st Avenue, is an ideal option when traveling to Aptos with children, as it has several activities you can do on-site. Some include fishing, canoeing, bowling, windsurfing, scuba diving and heading to the water park.

  • Which hotels are near nice dining spots?

    The hotels located around the city are close to a number of popular restaurants. Rio Sands Hotel on 116 Aptos Beach Drive is within proximity of a few hotels serving seafood and multiple other types of cuisine. It also has room service available, a minibar, and snack and drinks vending machines.

  • Which hotels are near recreational facilities?

    You will find that multiple hotels in the city are located near several beaches in Aptos. Best Western Seacliff Inn is less than a mile from the Rio Del Mar Beach and the Seascape Golf Club. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, bar/lounge, and offers evening entertainment to guests.

  • Where can I get public transport?

    The Santa Cruz Metro in Aptos provides buses that service the town on weekdays from early morning. Hotels along major roads, such as Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea, provide easy access to guests looking to travel using public means.

  • What are the best hotels near Seacliff State Beach?

    Rio Sands Hotel and Seacliff Inn Aptos, Tapestry Collection by Hilton are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Seacliff State Beach.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Aptos?

    The average price of a double room in Aptos is $261, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $142.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Aptos?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Aptos districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Aptos city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Aptos hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Aptos that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Rio Sands Hotel, Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola and Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea.

Where to stay in Aptos?

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