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Trying to plan a trip to Santa Cruz without blowing your entire budget on the hotel room? Luckily, Hotels.com is here to help. We have 37 cheap Santa Cruz hotels for you to choose from, with prices starting at just $62/night!

In the last hour, we've had 5 bookings, the most popular choices were:

1. Beach Street Inn and Suites
2. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz
3. Ocean Pacific Lodge
4. Best Western Plus All Suites Inn
5. Mission Inn


So hurry and book now so we can get you the best room available! With budget hotels in Santa Cruz averaging just $107/night, don't let room prices keep you from experiencing all that Santa Cruz has to offer.

We've tried to make booking an affordable Santa Cruz hotel simple. Best place to start is by having a look through the top 10 cheap hotels trending right now in Santa Cruz in the box to the right. Make sure you use our traveller reviews to ensure you know exactly what you're getting out of your hotel room. It's understandable to be cautious when looking for cheap hotel rooms - you don't want to pay more than you should, but you also want to make sure the room is comfortable, clean, etc. That's one of the many reasons we take customer feedback so seriously (not only do we show you our customer's hotel reviews, we also use Expedia's and TripAdvisor's!). To help you quickly narrow your search, here's a quick list of the best cheap Santa Cruz hotels for:

1. Cleanliness: Beach Street Inn and Suites
2. Service: Beach Street Inn and Suites
3. Comfort: Beach Street Inn and Suites
4. Condition: Beach Street Inn and Suites

If you're sightseeing, you may only be after a basic hotel, but its location will be crucial to you. Hotels.com gives you detailed maps of the Santa Cruz area and each landmark and transportation option to allow you to book the cheapest hotel in Santa Cruz nearest the attractions you actually care about. You can even search outside the city and find budget hotels across California.

If you're simply looking for the best deal on Santa Cruz accommodations and make sure you get the most for your money, our budget Santa Cruz hotels can also be filtered by amenity, star rating or by theme, so you can find anything from the ideal cheap business hotel or an economy hotel in Santa Cruz with a swimming pool, gym or even a free breakfast.

And as always, at Hotels.com we strive to make it as easy as possible to save money on every booking. We offer our Price Guarantee on most booking. Plus we offer 3 more ways to save:

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