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Dream Inn

PricelineUS$313*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is going to be my home away from home when I'm trying to escape the busy life of SF. Each room comes with its own balcony that overlooks the beach and reminds me of Hawaii. The pool and the jacuzzi really are a plus! Staff was very accommodating. We even got upgraded to a bigger room. Also they have...

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Darren P, General Manager at Dream Inn, responded to this review

Dear 57janinaw, Thank you for staying at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz and for sharing your feedback. We appreciate your thoughtful comments. I am happy to hear that we will be your "home away from home"' to escape city life! We have a terrific team of hospitality and service professionals working here, and I am glad we were able to...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very lovely and relaxing. Enjoyed sitting at the pool and the beautiful room. The restaurant was excellent, but the chairs needed cushions to be comfortable! Would definitely stay there again. The valet service was excellent. The front desk with Omar was great!! We were very pleased.

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Darren P, General Manager at Dream Inn, responded to this review

Dear harveys361, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent visit to the Dream Inn Santa Cruz. We are delighted that you enjoyed the amenities we provide along with the outstanding service by our respected team members. I am so proud of the team we have here as they remain dedicated to our service culture. I am happy to...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was great, the pool was great, the views were great. Can't wait to go back there. I had my 3 yr old daughter with me and the staff was very accommodating to her. The restaurant had a good kids menu and crayons for her to color. Just a great place to be.

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Dear B9877BLrobertd, Thank you for staying at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz and for sharing your feedback. We appreciate your thoughtful comments! Reading that our hotel is "the best place [you've] every stayed at in SC,” is truly a highlight. We have a terrific team of hospitality and service professionals working here, and I am glad we were able to...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed here before, but have always had to do some work in connection with the stay (helped out by a great staff.) This time was just for relaxation - and I just wanted to stay longer. The rooms are comfortable, the views are beautiful and the restaurant food is good and the service great but you don't feel at...

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Darren P, General Manager at Dream Inn, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn, Thank you for being such a loyal customer and sharing your thoughtful comments about the Dream Inn! I am happy that you were able to experience our hotel outside of work and have a relaxing getaway. Our staff strives to provide exceptional comfort and relaxation to our guests, so thank you for sharing your feedback. We look forward...

Thornton, Colorado
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location location location! Great balcony. Awesome Valet and great but expensive food. This is a beautiful hotel. I will definitely come back. Close to the boardwalk and warf. Saltwater pool was very nice.

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Dear Tasha, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent visit to the Dream Inn Santa Cruz. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy the amenities we provide along with the outstanding service by our respected team members. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our ocean view rooms and close proximity to many local activities...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We would definitely stay here again. The pool, the room, the location are unbeatable. Plus the poolside bar is perfect and family friendly. We live locally and hope to staycation here again in the near future.

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Dear Nealy J, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Dream Inn! We are delighted that you were able to enjoy the amenities we provide along with our newly renovated pool deck and bar. Thank you for choosing the Dream Inn for your family staycation and we hope to welcome you back soon! Best, Darren Pound

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice experience. The restaurant was very good. Rooms have been nicely done. I am not wild about the banquettes, but I understand the need for them for families. I would prefer a comfortable chair.

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Dear Joe E, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We sincerely value your feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our newly renovated rooms as well as our Aquarius Restaurant. Thank you again for the review! We look forward to your next visit! Best, Darren Pound

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time my wife and I visited beautiful, fun Santa Cruz. The Dream Inn is perfectly located. Easy walk down to the Pier and restaurants. The property's restaurant was very good too. Fun walks up West Cliff Dr. where you can view surfers from the bluff. Also beautiful, quaint homes, flowering yards walking-in from the bluff. The pool and jacuzzi...

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Dear Buzz50, Thank you for staying at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz for your first Santa Cruz experience! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our beachfront and central location in order to experience all the fun activities Santa Cruz has to offer. Thank you for your thoughtful comments and we hope to welcome you and your wife back...

Northern California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved the fresh, fun updated room, comfortable bed and great view! Location can't be beat with easy access to pier, beach and boardwalk staff friendly. The best place to stay when visiting Santa Cruz!

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Dear Jago Travelers, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent visit to the Dream Inn Santa Cruz. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy the amenities we provide with our newly renovated rooms! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our ocean view rooms and close proximity to many local activities in Santa Cruz. Thank...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Terrible service. They could not locate our PREPAID booking, so we had to stand in the foyer for half an hour. then they took a holding deposit on my credit card, saying that it wouldn't be charged, they just needed to confirm the advance booking with the travel agent. One month later, extra charges hit my account, and still have...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dream Inn

Address: 175 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438 (Formerly Coast Santa Cruz Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: €217 - €503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dream Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
Dream Inn, a Joie De Vivre Hotel Hotel Santa Cruz
Dream Hotel Santa Cruz
Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
#7 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid rooms on 4th floor if you want darkness (cathedral windows with no blinds on top)”
carrin2017, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“The top floor has the best view.”
eindalos33, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“maybe it's quieter on up top I don't now but all rooms are on the beach side and traffic is on the other so I can't see how you could miss!”
  • This is the view from room 104, the pool is just out of view to the right.
878joelm, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view; higher rooms in the tower have great views”
Cigarband, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“all rooms face the ocean- upper floors are best.”
Y1395DBbriand, 8 May 2017 | Read review
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