A Dream Beach Location
The Dream Inn sits on the site of Jack O’Neill’s first surf shop, adjacent to the wharf and historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and a short walk from local shops, restaurants, Yacht Harbor, and Downtown Santa Cruz.
Relaxing Amenities and Culinary Experience
Enjoy beautiful Monterey Bay views from every room, savor delicious food at our in-house restaurant Aquarius and relax around the heated pool, fire pits and hot tub.
Get Married by the Ocean
Tie the knot at the only beachfront hotel in Santa Cruz. We offer flexible spaces with spectacular ocean views, event planning services and a rose-petal turn-down service for the bride and groom, among other special amenities.
Oceanfront Meetings & Social Events
Host a meeting, retreat or reception with a spectacular view of the ocean in one of our three flexible, recently renovated event spaces. We offer in-house catering and banquet services and can accommodate up to 250 guests.
Quality Time with The Whole Gang
Bond with your family on the beach, at the boardwalk, in the waves and just lounging around the hotel. When it’s sunny and beautiful all year round, you can’t go wrong.
A Place to Be Together
Bring your special someone or the whole gang and enjoy bay sunrises and sunsets and surfing lessons directly in front of the hotel.