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Dream Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Lafayette
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I grew up in San Jose, CA in the late '70's and spent many weekends going, over the hill to Santa Cruz, each time longing to stay at the Dream Inn. It wasn't until last weekend that I finally got the chance but it was the perfect time because everything is brand new and very beautiful! And the staff only...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff were very professional, efficient, and friendly this visit. We love the updates you made to the hotel. It feels fresh, clean, and renewed. Love the colors, the sofa and surfboard table, and overall cleanup.

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Folsom, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visit was wonderful! The only thing that we had hoped for was to be able to use the hot tub, but it was always full of children. We hoped that at night it would be adults only for a while, but when they closed the hot tub at 10:00, the whole area was closed so we were never able...

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Thank 590marthak
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live in the East Bay and wanted to surprise my husband with a mini "stay-cation" in Santa Cruz. The Dream Inn was recommended by a few of my friends so I booked a room for the weekend and I am so glad I did! I was continually blown away by the incredible service I received.The entire staff was great...

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Thank shesalady89
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like surfing at cowell's or steamers, you can't beat the location. The hotel is very perky but in spite of all the surf decor, it provides zero services for those surfing (e.g. Where do you store your boards?; how do you get boards to/from the beach). Obviously it's right on the beach but navigating hallways with a longboard...

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Thank scottdL8429FJ
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our trip for a couple of days in Santa Cruz. Kids had fun at the pool. Had to wait for towels on one of the days at the pool since they were out. Location to beach, pier and boardwalk is awesome.

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Thank 201wali
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was average. There were noisy children in the hall. There were black marks on the ceiling. The staff were very nice and made sure our stay was enjoyable. The parking should not cost $25... the hotel rooms are already pretty expensive.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms are comfortable and clean and they have the best view of the bay. For the cost the rooms are very basic there is no complimentary coffee (except the 2 bad cups that you can make in your room), no newspaper, having to pay for parking. Your paying in excess of $300 a night for the view

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Huntington Beach
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dustin at the front desk was incredibly Professional and helpful. We love the view, the town and the SURF!! The property well maintained. The decor is fresh , classy , and newly renovated . When I need to get away from it all, this is where I go in my mind, and I look to see what is available for...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good room/location, great view. Clean rooms, good in hotel food and service. Paid the up fee to get a food credit, but they did not take the value off the bill, had to beg. Parking is okay, but a parking fee of $25 a day? Come on, @$500 night parking should be included.

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Amenities

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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $323 - $729 (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

“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
“Renovation in progress so expect noise and inconvenience.”
sunnycc5, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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