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    Dream Inn

    175 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “self park” (23 reviews)
    “room service” (74 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 22 November 2015

    I wish I could have stayed longer. Being right on the beach, listening to the waves at night was a delight. My room was clean, the beds were comfortable, and the bathroom was well appointed. I ate at the restaurant int he hotel and it...More

    Thank Rachel M
    Response from rshelley, General Manager at Dream InnResponded 7 December 2015

    Dear Rachel, You need to book a longer stay next time! Thank you for visiting the Dream Inn and sharing your comments and photo's of your stay and the awesome review. You highlighted some of our best features with the ocean sounds, the guest room...More

    Reviewed 16 November 2015

    This is a nice place to stay in the city of Santa Cruz. Can walk to pier and fun zone. The staff is FANTASTIC - very friendly and professional. We had a terrific view - overlooking pool and ocean. The restaurant was the BEST -...More

    Thank Montecito2014
    Response from rshelley, General Manager at Dream InnResponded 7 December 2015

    Dear Montecito2014, Thank you for noting our staff. Many of our employees have been here 20++ years and they too think the Dream Inn is a Gem. It is very kind of you to single them out about the view, the location and the restaurant....More

    Reviewed 13 November 2015

    The Santa Cruz Dream Inn never disappoints. Every room has a full on ocean view. We were in a Cloud (high floor) suite. Two rooms - bedroom with water view and living room with large pullout sofa bed and a window overlooking West Cliff Drive...More

    Thank althea321
    Response from rshelley, General Manager at Dream InnResponded 16 November 2015

    Dear althea321, Thank you for taking the time and providing such wonderful comments in regard to your recent stay at the Dream Inn. Glad to hear you enjoyed all the amenities and sounds of the ocean. We look forward to your return. Warmest regards, Bob...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2015

    We stayed at the Dream for one night during a heatwave in October -- lucked out when it came to the weather, but I think our stay would have been fun either way. We explored the adjacent Santa Cruz boardwalk, and at sunset we walked...More

    Thank Flameatomic
    Response from rshelley, General Manager at Dream InnResponded 16 November 2015

    Dear Flameatomic, Thank you for sharing your recent stay with us. A 1950 Gem! Santa Cruz and the Dream Inn embrace that time in our culture and so glad you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the summer! Bob Shelley

    Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

    Unfortunately we were only here for one night on our trip down the pacific coast highway. We arrived early afternoon and after a little confusion with parking, we were quickly settled in. The room was lovely - modern with a retro twist - and the...More

    Thank ELC2304
    Response from rshelley, General Manager at Dream InnResponded 16 November 2015

    Dear ELC2304, Thank you for including us on your journey of California and providing a wonderful review. Our seasonal difference between summer and fall are doubled edged. In the fall, is my personal favorite time of the year here. Weather tends to be a little...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 284 - US$ 787 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 165
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    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
    • Dream Inn, a Joie De Vivre Hotel Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Dream Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
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    HannahD87
    26 May 2017|
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    Response from Mermaid51061 | Reviewed this property |
    I believe it is, since there were a lot of people in it. I didn't check the temp though so I don't know how warm it was. There is also a Jacuzzi.
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    Nancy C
    10 May 2017|
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    Response from Darren P | Property representative |
    Hi Nancy C, thanks for the note. We do not allow pets at the hotel thanks Darren
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    Dubiegirl
    21 April 2017|
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    Response from Gillian M | Reviewed this property |
    Apologies for answering you so late, I believe it is 3 p.m. late but worth the wait!
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    "best rooms are the high roomsgf in the tower"
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    "face the OCEAN"
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    "The higher the room the better! Unless you want to be apart of the pool action all day."
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    "Ocean view is amazing!"
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