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1 room, 2 adults

Continental Inn, Santa Cruz

2-star2 stars
414 Ocean StreetSanta CruzCA95060United States of America

Hotel with outdoor pool, near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Good internet service
Great location
Great room
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From 236 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Continental Inn, Santa Cruz

from $89
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • One King Bed (King Room Annex)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 49 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after regular check-in hours must contact the property in advance to arrange late check-in. Guests can contact the property using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Continental Inn, Santa Cruz’s small print

Also known as

  • Continental Inn Santa Cruz
  • Continental Santa Cruz
  • Continental Inn


This property's policy is that pets may not be left unattended in guestrooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 250.00 per stay

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 25 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 25

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 20.0 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

What’s around Continental Inn, Santa Cruz


  • In Westside Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 15 min walk
  • Main Beach - 16 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum - 38 min walk
  • Ocean Street - 1 min walk
  • Museum of Art & History - 9 min walk
  • Pacific Avenue - 9 min walk
  • Pacific Garden Mall - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 20 min drive
  • San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) - 40 min drive
  • San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview) - 43 min drive
  • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 47 min drive
  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 48 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 774 reviews

Continental Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
The parking situation could have been better, it was night time and I almost could not park in the lot
Ocean, us2 night trip
Continental Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
Sooooo cpnvenient to walk to boardwalk & downtown
This hotel IS within walking distance to restaurants/ and the boardwalk about 20-30 min. My friend and I are in our 70's. when it is beautiful outside it makes for a nice walk. There is a Chinese restaurant across the street and it is right next door to the Chevron station. We took Uber at night to go to the wharf for dinner - cosr of ride was around $7.00 and it took about 15 min by UBER. We stayed 3 nights, on second night there was a family with 4 children and dog that kept us up all night, but the manager was very nice to get us moved to another room. Great service. Rooms go up significantly in price for a Sat & Sun stay.
Barbara, us3 night trip
Continental Inn, Santa Cruz
Great place to stay minutes away from the water.
Great place to stay, clean and comfortable. Only concern was the dated bathrooms that need new paint and lighting. Otherwise, extremely happy.
Christopher, us1 night trip
Continental Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
Lovely stay
Clean room, comfortable bed! Everything was great. Will definitely stay again.
Corina, us1 night trip
Continental Inn, Santa Cruz
A gem in Santa Cruz
I had a hard time finding a hotel that is super affordable and yet super welcoming. The Continental is a charming and wonderful hotel a short walk away from downtown. I came to visit my other half and will continue to book The Continental the few times a month I come down to Santa Cruz. They might not have the bells and whistles of a higher rated facility but I don't care about the bells and whistles. The service is great, I'm in waking distance to everything I need, and I had an incredible stay.
A Traveler, us2 night trip

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