Joie de Vivre

Explore all of Joie de Vivre's unique hotels, restaurants and spas.

Located on Cowell's beach, adjacent to the wharf and historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the iconic Dream Inn has been the destination in Santa Cruz for 50 years. Ideal for exploring Santa Cruz with views of Monterey Bay from every room.

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A Wave of Romance

Rates from $180.00

What says romance better than this: breakfast in bed or on your balcony watching a sunrise over Monterey Bay? A bottle of champagne or sparkling cider? Dinner for 2 in Aquarius? How about all of these with our "A Wave of Romance" package -- what are you waiting for?

Your package includes:  

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Bottle of champagne or sparkling cider
  • $50 dinner credit for Aquarius
  • Breakfast in bed each morning

Must purchase 48 Hrs prior to arrival. Breakfast in Bed each morning is equivalent to a $40 In Room Dining Credit each morning and can only be used for In Room Dining/Room Service. Some restrictions and blackouts apply.


Summer Family Getaway Package

Rates from $336.00

Known for its year-round sunshine and beautiful sandy beaches, California is an excellent destination for any awesome family vacation. Santa Cruz boats great surf and promises everything from adventure on the boardwalk to unsurpassed beach relaxation or pool side fun. Indulge in California's laidback lifestyle this fall with:

  •  Four nights ocean view accommodations
  • A $200 food and beverage credit for Dream Inn's oceanfront restaurant Aquarius
  • A $50 gas card for your car 
  • Complimentary valet parking

Five (5) days advance purchase required. Rates subject to space availability and minimum night stay requirements. Taxes and gratuities not included. Chevron gas card limited to one per stay, with a max value of $50.00 USD. Food & beverage credit also per stay and must be consumed prior to check out.


Cars Stay Free Package

Rates from $229.00

Treat yourself and your car to a good night's rest and enjoy fantastic savings on accommodations for both of you. They work hard for us all year, don’t they deserve a break too? You’ll receive complimentary parking for the duration of your stay for one vehicle as well as a $25.00 gas card.

Package includes:

  • Oceanview Room Accommodations
  • Valet Parking for (1) One Car
  • $25.00USD Chevron Gas Card per Stay
  • Free WiFi, Pillow Library and Direct Beach Access.

Offer valid January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2013. Five (5) days advance purchase required. Rates subject to space availability and minimum night stay requirements. Taxes and gratuities not included. Chevron gas card limited to one per stay, with a max value of $25.00USD.