Dream Inn

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, USA
165 Rooms
Modern Design & Lively
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

For a long time the classic California beach town of Santa Cruz managed to get along without a classic California beach hotel. Those days are over: the proprietors have taken a faded Sixties mid-rise just off the west end of the boardwalk and given it the retro-chic mid-century modern boutique treatment, accenting its vintage geometries with a bold modernist color palette. The result is the Dream Inn, an approachably stylish 165-room boutique hotel that just might serve as the most concise introduction to Santa Cruz that an outsider could possibly ask for.

It’s in a location that feels like the center of it all, with private balcony or patio views over the beach, the wharf, and out into the bay. This is a town of public attractions, so the private pool is a particularly welcome counterweight to the multitude of public beaches — and to the Pacific Ocean’s bracing temperatures. You’re in safe culinary hands with Aquarius, the hotel’s versatile seafood-focused restaurant, and Jack O'Neill Lounge maintains an easygoing surfer's vibe with comfort shareables and beachy cocktails galore. For that matter, you’re in safe hospitality hands as well — half of the Dream Inn’s appeal is its smart design, but the other half is the accessible charm provided by its thoughtful service staff.

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Dream Inn
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, USA

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/bank office
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Beachfront

Need to Know

  • WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 30 per day.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Children of any age are allowed.
  • Children up to and including 1 year old stay for free when using an available cot.
  • Children up to and including 5 years old stay for free when using an existing bed.
  • People no matter the age stay for US$30 per person per night when using an available extra bed.
  • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
  • Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Check in: 4 pm
Check out: 11 am

Credit cards accepted

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