Hotels in Capitola, California

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Capitola overview

Capitola is a small town surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and the sea. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Visitors to Capitola can take time to see places like Capitola Historical Museum and Capitola Mercantile. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot.

Where to stay in Capitola

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Capitola has accommodations to fit your needs. There are 9 hotels in Capitola and you can shop as many as 327 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices as low as 50 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Capitola as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 5-star hotels from 189 USD per night
  • • 41 4-star hotels from 139 USD per night
  • • 93 3-star hotels from 89 USD per night
  • • 56 2-star hotels from 60 USD per night

How to get to Capitola

Fly into Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the heart of Capitola. San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

What to see around Capitola

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory
  • • Roaring Camp Railroads
  • • Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
It's notable for its beaches, flowers, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Capitola Beach
  • • New Brighton State Beach
  • • The Hook
  • • Pleasure Point Park
  • • Seacliff State Beach
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Capitola Mercantile
  • • Pacific Garden Mall
  • • Watsonville Square Shopping Center
Recommended sights include:
  • • Capitola Historical Museum
  • • Capitola Mercantile
  • • Capitola Wharf
  • • Capitola Beach