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Hotels in Santa Cruz

From luxury resorts to small design hotels and cozy inns, there are an infinite number of great places to stay in the world, including hotels in Santa Cruz. Browse our travel guide and get Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Santa Cruz hotels—all-inclusive resorts, design hotels, remote lodges, vacation rentals, and more. Our international team of editors and writers handpicks the top Santa Cruz hotels, helping travelers discover the most popular places to stay in Santa Cruz, and the most memorable.

Whether a boutique hotel with luxury amenities, a wilderness lodge, a cool rental home, or a country inn fit for your budget, Travel + Leisure highlights the best of the best. From affordable beach resorts and cozy inns to high-tech hotels and kid-friendly all-inclusive resorts, these Santa Cruz hotel listings will help you find just the right place to spend the night during your visit. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top spots for where to stay in Santa Cruz.

  • Casablanca Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    At the waterfront property, 32 of the 33 rooms have ocean views (and a handful have fireplaces, for when the nights get chilly). The restaurant, op... More
  • Inn at Pasatiempo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Pleasure Point Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This sleek, intimate hotel sits on the edge of Monterey Bay. Three of the four rooms face the water, but watch the must-see sunsets from the roof d... More
  • Santa Cruz Dream Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Santa Cruz’s only beachfront hotel, the just-renovated 165-room property has morphed (thanks to new management by the Joie de Vivre group) from tir... More
  • Sea & Sand Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Just steps from the Boardwalk, the property offers ocean views from every room and a neo-boho attitude that jibes with Santa Cruz’s surf-city herit... More

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