Cheap Hotels in Santa Cruz

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What is Santa Cruz Like for Cheap Hotels?

There are countless ways to appreciate Santa Cruz for a bargain price. For example, you might want to put on your walking shoes, pick up a map, and wander around to a side of this destination where money doesn't do all the talking. Take a picture at San Lorenzo Cathedral and Plaza 24 de Septiembre for some great memories without a hefty price tag. Our choice of low-cost hotels makes Santa Cruz popular among budget-conscious travelers searching for a vacation to remember. We have 6 cheap Santa Cruz hotels, the right one is waiting for you!

What Are Some of the Best Cheap Hotels in Santa Cruz? travelers' top Santa Cruz budget hotel picks:

    Hotel LP Equipetrol

    Art Deco hotel in entertainment district
    • Free WiFi • Restaurant • 24-hour front desk • An area shuttle

    Yotau All Suites Hotel

    Family-friendly hotel with health club, near Municipal Library
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • 2 restaurants • 2 outdoor pools

    Hotel California

    Santa Cruz hotel next to shopping
    • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Restaurant • 24-hour front desk • An area shuttle

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in Santa Cruz?

You'll find plenty of sightseeing opportunities in Santa Cruz on a shoestring budget. Check out these excursions in the city, some of which you can appreciate without spending a penny.

  • Guembe Biocenter
  • Arenal Park
  • Lomas de Arena Regional Park

  • Museums & Art Galleries
  • Ethno-folkloric Museum
  • Sacred Art Museum

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • San Lorenzo Cathedral
  • Plaza 24 de Septiembre
  • Ramon Tahuichi Aguilera Stadium

How to find the best cheap hotels in Santa Cruz


✅  There are lots of cheap hotels available in Santa Cruz in 2023. What's more, our rewards program makes Santa Cruz hotels an even better choice for travelers on a budget. 

✅  Whether you're looking for a hostel, apart-hotel or Bed & Breakfast, there's something for every type of traveler in Santa Cruz on – use the helpful search filters to find some of the cheapest hotels in Santa Cruz for your budget-friendly stay. 

✅  You'll find lots of cheap hotels in Santa Cruz – with With so many choices, we recommend you use the search filter for price limits to narrow down your options. 

✅  The best time of year for an affordable vacation to Santa Cruz is during low season. This is when fewer people visit and there is a wider range of cheap Santa Cruz hotels available.  

✅  There are plenty of things to see and do in Santa Cruz on a budget! From exploring the city's iconic landmarks and museums to enjoying the great outdoors and local parks, there is something for everyone in Santa Cruz. 

✅  If you're looking to travel to Santa Cruz on a budget, there are plenty of ways to save. One option is to consider booking your travel during off-peak times when prices for flights, hotels, and attractions may be lower. Another option is budget-friendly transportation, such as local public transportation like buses or trains. 

✅  To find the great budget hotels in Santa Cruz for families, use our "Family friendly" filter under the "Travel experience" header. This will filter for family-friendly accommodation essentials.  

*Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Frequently asked questions

What hotels do others recommend for a budget vacation in Santa Cruz?
Fellow guests love the following budget-friendly hotel: Hotel LP Equipetrol when they travel to Santa Cruz.
Can I book a vacation rental for my trip to Santa Cruz?
You’ll find 15 vacation home choices on our site. Additionally, you can choose from 53 apartments.
What hostels can I book in Santa Cruz?
You may want to consider residencial francia - Hostel, Nomad Hostel and Jodanga Backpackers Hostel, which are among the best-rated hostels by fellow travelers. You can also take a look at all 7 hostels on our site.
Where can I get a good free breakfast at a cheap Santa Cruz hotel?
Our other guests enjoyed the free breakfast at the following economical properties: Gran Hotel Canada, Hotel Virgen Pastora and Hotel Misional.
Where can I stay on a budget for my business trip to Santa Cruz?
Consider the affordable rates at Hotel Misional if you’re planning a business trip to Santa Cruz and want to save money on your hotel room.

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