Dream Inn Santa Cruz


For Surfers, Sun Lovers & Sweethearts

A Santa Cruz favorite for surfing, sunsets and the freshest seafood, the Dream Inn is a beloved local landmark on the historic Beach Boardwalk. Effortlessly captivating longtime guests with its colorful retro-chic style while delighting newcomers who appreciate modern services and amenities, this full-service beachfront hotel features 165 guest rooms (all with ocean views) with thoughtful amenities like iPod docking stations and refrigerators, free WifFi and rainfall showers.

Enjoy oceanfront dining at Aquarius, where menus showcase seafood, meat and produce from small, local organic farms, as well as local wines and craft beers, or head to Jack O’Neill Lounge for feel-good beach fare, including ceviche, calamari andaward-winning clam chowder. Outside, firepits and a hot tub beckon guests to wind down the day with an ocean breeze.

If you're planning a meeting or wedding, the Dream Inn is a dream destination for up to 250 guests. We’ve got three exceptional event spaces with ocean views, plus in-house catering and banquet services and top-notch event planners. Bond with friends and family on the beach, at the boardwalk, in the waves or just dreaming on your beach view balcony.

Exclusive Benefits, available only through WineCountry.com, include:

  • Guaranteed Ocean View Room
  • Best Rate Guarantee

To book a room with these Exclusive Benefits, CLICK HERE or call (831) 426-4330 and mention "WineCountry.com".


  • Swimming Pool

  • Internet

  • Hot Tub

  • Air Conditioning

  • Business Services

  • Private Balcony

  • Views

  • Onsite Parking

  • AAA Rates

  • AARP Rates

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Smoking Not Permitted on Property

  • Restaurant

  • Family Friendly

  • Senior Rates

  • Meeting Facilities

  • Wedding Facilities

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz CA 95060