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Dream Inn

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Sonora, California
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This hotel is quite expensive, especially on the weekend (two of the three nights we were there). The location is fantastic, the view couldn't be better and the sound of the waves outstanding. The room was clean and the beds very comfortable. However, for the price of the room, I did expect a bit more luxury. The hotel itself is...

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1Thank Patlawler18
Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 15 July 2014

My family and I stay at the Dream Inn for a few days every year when we visit Santa Cruz. Our latest visit left me with mixed feelings. On the positive side: location, location, location-right on the beach, walking distance to the Boardwalk and the Wharf. Great views of the ocean and Monterey Bay from the room. We saw dolphins,...

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4Thank bfred33235
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 13 July 2014

My husband and I have been coming to this hotel every summer for years. We love the location, the private balcony facing the ocean, and the retro themed design of the hotel. Prior to it's renovation around 2008, the hotel was affordable. They continued affordable pricing for a couple of years after it's renovation because it's grand reopening occurred right...

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4Thank Cocohead32
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This was the last stop on our Northern California tour, and the hotel didn't disappoint. Our room was spectacular, with full width sliding glass doors and a balcony looking out over the beach, the Boardwalk and the Pacific ocean. Drifitng off to sleep with the sound of the ocean gently lapping on the beach was perfect, and such a restful...

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1Thank Rikwhitt
Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Very poor value for what I paid (1100 USD for 2 nights!) - Parking was over priced - should have been complimentary for such a high hotel room price - The room was more like a $100 room. The view would get a $100 premium, and perhaps the hotel pool would get another $100 per night premium. Still atleast 250...

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6Thank Bhaskar M
Scotland
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My wife and I spent a few days in this hotel on a recent trip to California. The location is wonderful - right on the beach; Staff are very helpful and efficient; rooms large and clean....all in all a lovely place to stay. Food and drinks a bit on the pricey side but plenty of other places to eat and...

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3Thank DonHendersonScotland
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is certainly the nicest hotel on the Santa Cruz beach however I am appalled that the average room price is $300/night! The rooms are nothing special. Only 2 bath towels are given which is a joke when usually at least 3 towels are needed. Toilet paper kept running out. Even the balcony furniture is quite basic. No 24 hour...

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4Thank Frocohen
Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

Staying here 5 days on family vaca. Pros...housekeeping is great, brought extra towels, room cleaned by 8:30am daily, gave us tons of extra towels. Great view, quick valet, close to everything. Con's...tell the kids to stay out of hot tub!!? Nothing makes me madder than wanting to sit and relax in a hot tub and 10 kids are using it...

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1Thank Orrip72
Sf Bay Area
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We came down for a quick 24 hour get away from the SF Bay Area. Booked through the hotel website, got AAA discount. The check-in was easy, and every room has a gorgeous view. You are directly on the beach, next to the Boardwalk and pier. All staff were friendly and efficient. Rooms are hip and modern. This is my...

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3Thank jmacSfBayArea
Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Right on the beach with a great view of the bay! Staff is friendly, comfortable rooms with balcony to watch the sea life. Easy walk to the pier and boardwalk. Conference center views made it hard to focus on work. Will definitely stay here again!

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $317 - $705 (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 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
#7 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The view is better the higher the floor but all room face the ocean”
marina404, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Every room is good. Not a bad view anywhere and the old brick style makes them quiet!”
CorDill, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The first floor offers easy access to the pool and is on a cliff-side, so you don't have to worry about anyone getting in from the deck.”
SeattleNMNative, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Tower rooms are really nice because the view is more widespread and quieter because they are further from the pool.”
TrixieRabb, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view. I prefer the high tower rooms, but I think anything above the second floor would be good.”
snapdragen, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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