We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Ramada Limited Santa Cruz

Show Prices
GreenLeadersBronze level
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Professional photos
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

353 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Ramada Limited Santa Cruz
See the most recent reviews
Showing 345: English reviews
Everett, Washington
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Only book Ramada if you have no choice. I know prices are high, but they charged $250 for 1 night. When asked about Saturday (this was before we saw the room) the charge was $350 - $100 more for Saturday...geez! The rundown - no lights, well - the light was unplugged to make room for the clock. No light in... More 

Helpful?
Thank tammyleoral

Travellers are raving about these Santa Cruz hotels

Torrance, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We went up to Santa Cruz for a student orientation at UCSC. Chose the Ramada due to it's location & travel time to the campus. (it's 11 minutes away from the campus.) Was a quick "business" trip. Had a pleasant 2 night stay. The staff was great, and the continental breakfast was surprisingly decent. The rooms were clean, and so... More 

Review collected in partnership with Ramada

Helpful?
Thank victoriah660
Santa Rosa, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

My family went down to stay one night in Santa Cruz; big mistake thinking we could get a place to stay without a reservation. We ended up getting two rooms here. One was a king with pull-out couch so my daughters could sleep on it. Horrible to sleep on when the springs are coming through! The room overall just had... More 

Helpful?
Thank JenD417

38 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (24)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (14)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Santa Cruz hotels
0.9 km away
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
#49 of 53 in Santa Cruz
151 reviews
0.7 km away
Continental Inn
Continental Inn
#28 of 53 in Santa Cruz
183 reviews
0.3 km away
Quality Inn
Quality Inn
#6 of 53 in Santa Cruz
440 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.1 km away
Hotel Solares
Hotel Solares
#41 of 53 in Santa Cruz
645 reviews
0.6 km away
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
#17 of 53 in Santa Cruz
237 reviews
1.2 km away
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Boardwalk
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
GreenLeadersBronze level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relish the comforts of home when you choose to stay at our Ramada Limited Santa Cruz. Our hotel's location offers easy access to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, picturesque beaches, towering redwoods and terrific shopping. Ramada Limited Santa Cruz, CA hotel is the perfect starting point for a trip to Northern California.Corporate guests appreciate our business amenities and the location of our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA. We are located near local businesses such as Plantronics, Santa Cruz County Offices and UC Santa Cruz. We offer free high-speed wireless Internet access, USA Today Newspaper and a 24-hour business center, so you can stay productive while you travel. You can enjoy a barefoot stroll along the beach, thrill rides at the historic Santa Cruz Boardwalk or a visit to the Surfing Museum because our Santa Cruz hotel's location is perfect for a California vacation. The family might love a ride on the Roaring Camp Railroad through the Redwood forest. It's easy to take a vineyard tour, indulge in shopping at the Capitola Village or take a stroll along the Santa Cruz Wharf. Our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA has outstanding amenities like an outdoor seasonal heated pool and guest patio. There's even a free continental breakfast. Discover why we're the best choice among hotels in Santa Cruz, CA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Limited Santa Cruz

Address: 516 Water St, Ocean Street and Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4113
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $103 - $387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ramada Limited Santa Cruz 2*
Number of rooms: 50
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity and Expedia so you can book your Ramada Limited Santa Cruz reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz Water Street Hotel Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Ramada
Ramada Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Santa Cruz
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ramada Limited Santa Cruz staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • 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

“Some rooms are in the single story section. Choose that to avoid hearing the thumping on the floor from the people above.”
 of 5 bubbles S7537XOjc, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Watch out for Mr. Patel trying to extort a second payment from you.”
 of 5 bubbles 434carlc, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Book elsewhere. For cheap hotels the minimum is a clean room and they failed to achieve that standard.”
 of 5 bubbles theodotias, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Avoid at all cost”
 of 5 bubbles vdavis5, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are like a cheap hotel motel.”
 of 5 bubbles travelking007, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay