Santa Cruz Dream Inn, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
175 West Cliff Drive,
Santa Cruz, California, 95060, USA
The Santa Cruz Dream Inn captures the essence of the Central California Coast like no other. This seaside resort features Cowell’s Beach as it’s backyard playground. Following a 2008 extensive renovation and relaunching as a Joie deVivre hotel, the Dream Inn is the only luxury beachfront hotel in the city. Every one of our 165 deluxe guest rooms and suites feature spectacular views of the Monterey Bay from private balconies or patios. Take in breathtaking sunsets from your balcony, watch the surfers and let the sea lions and peaceful sound of the ocean waves lull you to sleep. Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, the Dream Inn is the ideal setting. Located adjacent to the Santa Cruz wharf and the legendary boardwalk, the hotel boasts a myriad of attractions, dining, activities and entertainment all within easy walking distance and diverse enough to delight visitors of all ages.
Unwind on the spacious beach front pool deck with a refreshing beverage from the full service pool bar, hot tub and children’s wading pool. The retro-chic, boutique style rooms are tastefully appointed and include distinctive touches and amenities such as complimentary wireless internet service, in room binoculars, plush bath robes, flat screen TV’s with full cable access, video on demand with CD/DVD capability, MP3/ipod sound systems, refrigerators and exceptionally stocked refreshment center, in room safes, large showers with rainwater shower heads and movable wands, lush spa products and more.
Friendly, knowledgeable staff will spoil you with personalized, four-star service.
For meetings and banquets, expect experienced catering and conference staff to help create a memorable event in one of our bright, contemporary rooms which also boast floor-to-ceiling windows with the same stunning views you enjoy from guest rooms. Full service catering and professional audio visual services will ensure a successful event.
Guestrooms & Suites
Enjoy a Restful Stay
Every one of our guestrooms come with a deluxe rainwater showerhead, complimentary bathrobe and a 32” or larger flat screen TV. Enjoy a cup of Keurig coffee as you watch the waves roll in on your private balcony or semi-private furnished patio.
Suite Living Room
Welcome to the Dream Inn
Stay at the Santa Cruz Dream Inn and enjoy breathtaking beach views at an affordable price. Situated right on Cowell’s Beach, it is the perfect hotel to stay whether you are visiting for business or pleasure.
Welcome to the Beach-Life
The Santa Cruz Dream Inn captures the essence of the Central California Coast like no other. This seaside resort features Cowell’s Beach as it’s backyard playground.
Spend a day Poolside
If the sand isn’t your thing, spend your day reading a good book and relaxing by the pool. Our year-round open outdoor pool is the ideal place to soak up some California rays.
The Aquarius Restaurant showcases the abundance of the California coast – only serving the freshest ingredients from local, organic farms and marine sanctuaries.
Meetings & Events
Beach View Room
The spectacular beach view room delivers impeccable views so you and your guests can enjoy everything Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay has to offer. Choose from a variety of flexible layouts that can accommodate up to 100 people:
- Rounds: 70
- Theater: 81
- Classroom: 44
- Conference: 36
- Reception: 100
- U-Shape: 30
- Hollow Square: 30
Surf View Room
The Surf View event space is the ideal place to host your next event or conference. This large space can accommodate up to 160 people, ideal if you`re hosting a large party or even a wedding reception.
- Rounds: 90
- Theater: 150
- Classroom: 60
- Conference: 40
- Reception: 160
- U-Shape: 34
- Hollow Square: 42