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Dream Inn

175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, USA


  • Rooms : 18.0
  • Service : 18.0
  • Public Spaces : 17.0

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For a long time the classic California beach town of Santa Cruz managed to get along without a classic California beach hotel. Thanks to the ever-busy Joie de Vivre hotel group, however, those days are over. They’ve 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 curvaceous Verner Panton chairs and 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 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 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 Joie de Vivre’s thoughtful service staff.

Please note:

The pool deck will be closed for renovation from December through March, with work confined to daytime business hours.

This hotel includes the following special privileges for Plus Members only:
  • Complimentary upgrade upon hotel check-in, based upon availability
  • One complimentary beverage per guest in Aquarius lounge-maximum two guests (a value of $10-$12 per person)
  • Complimentary upgraded internet service (a value of $9.95 per day)
  • Local welcome amenity from the Santa Cruz boardwalk
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  • Dream Inn
  • 175 West Cliff Drive
  • Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Hotel amenities and services

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

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