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Surfers and adventurists alike will enjoy the aquatic environment of Dream Inn Santa Cruz. From the oceanside views and the event spaces to the outdoor activities and comfortable rooms, guests can relax and have fun all in one place.
Many oceanfront restaurants are available at Dream Inn, such as Aquarius, Shorebreak Drink and Dine, and the Jack O'Neill Lounge. Guests can enjoy deconstructed and innovative favorites like burgers, tacos, seafood, and the delicious Nutella cheesecake. Both in-room and poolside dining are also available at the hotel.
Visitors can also host a wedding at Dream Inn, with a variety of wedding and catering packages to choose from. Both vegan and vegetarian menu options are available here, as well. The ballroom consists of over 3,500 square feet of space and can hold 200 guests.
For nearby attractions, visitors can also check out Mount Hermon Adventures, the Roaring Camp Railroads, the Swift Street Courtyard shopping center, and the plethora of wine tours. This hotel is also nestled above the iconic Cowell Beach, which is home to surfing, swimming, and incredible sunsets.
For a night to unwind, guests can relax in their rustic-style hotel room. Every room comes with complimentary Wi-Fi, an iPod dock station, best-selling books, and a mini fridge. There are also upgraded suite options to choose from, including the Ocean View Cathedral Executive with a private furnished balcony and a vaulted ceiling with fans, and the Ocean View Infinity with a semi-private balcony that overlooks the beachfront pool and a bathtub.
Dream Inn Santa Cruz is the ideal choice for travelers who are looking for sweeping views of Monterey Bay, as well as a comfortable stay in an atmospheric hotel.
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Better communication between staff. Went down to the pool and had a bunch of people from the balconies yelling at me to get out because a kid had pooped in it earlier. There wasn’t anything saying the pool was closed. I called the front desk and the woman didn’t say a thing. Pretty embarrassing to get in the pool and get right out.
Nothing. Perfect experience!
The price is way to high. But I guess
Hair in the bathroom, very dated, hallway carpet smells, iron baby crib. Could have spent the money in a better place elsewhere, I was expecting something better for this price.
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The hotel boasts a total of three event spaces, all on one level, which are the perfect fit for a wide range of events. Regardless of whether you want to celebrate your wedding, hold a business meeting, or party off at your birthday – here you will find the space. The Surf View room offers splendid views of the ocean and has direct access to the pool deck. With its 1623 sq ft it’s the perfect place for bigger events and social gatherings. For a more private meeting setting, rooms like The Cove with seats for 6-12 people offer the ideal setting.
For parking at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz, you have two options: self-parking or valet parking. Either way, a parking fee of $25 + tax is incurred per night and per vehicle for the nearby parking lot. In/out privileges apply for hotel guests.
Mineta San Jose is the closest airport to the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel and only a 45m car ride away. Travel the 35 mi via the CA-17 Southbound to reach the hotel. Even though public transport is also available, it is not recommended to travel publicly, as it takes over 2h to get to the hotel.
If the ocean and pools do not give enough incentive to sculpt your body, you can also attend pool deck yoga classes offered by the hotel. During the summer months (from June to August), yoga sessions take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:00 am under the sun (dates and place are subject to change). This way you can start your day by cleansing your mind and working out your body. Inquire at the hotel reception desk for sign-up and details.
Children under the age of 18 are free to stay with their parents, provided no extra bed is required. Free-of-charge cribs are also provided for infants aged 0-1. Additional beds for children cost $32 per person and per night.
The outdoor pool is heated to 80 °F and the hot tub to a relaxing and comfortable 104 °F for the ultimate bubble experience. Splashing around in the outdoor pool, dosing on the sun loungers, or nibbling pool snacks is possible daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Laundry as well as dry-cleaning and ironing services are provided Monday to Friday by the Dream Inn Santa Cruz hotel for an additional charge. Also note that the laundry services will take place off-site and will therefore require up to 24h until your clean clothes can be returned to you. (Prices checked 17/05/19).
Dream Inn Santa Cruz is located at 175 West Cliff Drive, 0.9 miles from the center of Santa Cruz. Main Beach is the closest landmark to Dream Inn Santa Cruz.
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Dream Inn Santa Cruz.
Yes, Dream Inn Santa Cruz offers free Wi-Fi.
No, Dream Inn Santa Cruz does not offer free parking.
No, Dream Inn Santa Cruz does not offer free airport shuttle service.
Dream Inn Santa Cruz is 27.8 miles from Monterey Regional. Dream Inn Santa Cruz is 28.1 miles from San Jose.
Yes, Dream Inn Santa Cruz has a pool onsite.