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Dream Inn

PricelineUSD 313*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

Friendly accommodating staff, well appointed spacious rooms. Delicious meals both in suite and in the hotel restaurant. Large pool area and beachfront access. Great location close to everything Santa Cruz. Despite the funky name this is a great property.

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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Location can't be beat and the staff was super friendly and helpful. Got a free bottle of wine for being a Joie de Vivre loyalty club member - love that! Rooms were clean and in excellent condition. I thought it was a bit pricey, but I guess you get what you pay for.

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Middleton, Idaho
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This hotel was very modern, up to date, comfy, pretty and right on the coast. I would most definetly go back and stay! We were just passing through Santa Cruz, but we would love to go back and stay longer. The only downside was having to pay extra to park each night.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Dream Inn is one of my 10 favorite hotels in the world! The rooms are quiet and well-appointed. Every room faces the water. The rooms and bathrooms are very clean. Staff members are very friendly and the location is great.

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Reviewed 1 October 2014

The location is good, right on beach and near boardwalk, but not in the craziness of it. The room are pricey, and bit worn, the service is adequate, but nothing special. Check out is really early, 11. Room service brings food that is cold. All in all a mixed bag, but the location is very good.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

This was a nice hotel just on the beach with good overview of the wharf. We had a pleasant room with good space and a nice view The pool area was also nice, with an entrance down to the beach, unfortunately our key did not work getting back in, but hopefully that's a one time issue. The only annoying part...

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Grandview, Texas
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Shawn and Trevor were wonderful, they were so kind and helpful. We had lunch on the pier and dinner at the hotel which was excellent. We left our door open all night and slept to the sound of the waves. It was misty rain in the morning but did not hamper our great time. Would recommend this for sure as...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

We were in town for a wedding and our room and hallways in the hotel smelled like mildew. We both had sinus issues and puffy eyes as a result. The property was nice but for the price definitely not worth it and no hotel should have mold and mildew even if ocean view!!! The rehearsal dinner and food at the...

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 27 September 2014

I recently organized and attended a yearly 3 day offsite business at the Dream Inn. The view (with floor to ceiling windows) from the Surfview Room was simply amazing. The catered breakfast and lunches were absolutely delicious! The staff was wonderful to work with and above all, it was very affordable! We will definitely be back next year.

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 25 September 2014

I checked in at the Dream Inn on a spur-of-the-moment decision. I do not regret it one bit. We had a wonderful stay. We were in a two queen bed room on the 7th floor. The view was great. We had free Wi-Fi and got our parking (for two cars) comped. I went down to the Jack O'Neill Lounge and...

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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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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $327 - $756 (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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“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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