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Where to stay in Westside Santa Cruz?

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What's Westside Santa Cruz Like?

Westside Santa Cruz is notable for its beach access. Take time to discover this walkable neighborhood's theme park. While you're here, you can spend a relaxing day at University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum and Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. There's plenty more to see, including Pacific Avenue and Santa Cruz Wharf.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Westside Santa Cruz?

We have 134 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are our travelers' top places to stay in Westside Santa Cruz:

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

4-star beachfront resort with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi • Bar • Cafe • Terrace • Central location

Beach Street Inn and Suites

Beach motel with outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Cafe • Terrace • Walkable location

Hampton Inn Santa Cruz West, CA

2.5-star hotel
  • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Fitness center • 24-hour front desk

The Aqua Pacific Hotel

2-star hotel with indoor pool
  • Free parking • Free WiFi • Spa tub • 24-hour front desk

Seaway Inn

2.5-star hotel
  • Free parking • Free WiFi • Central location

How to Get to Westside Santa Cruz

Westside Santa Cruz is located 1 mi (1.7 km) from the heart of Santa Cruz.

Flying to:

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC), 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from Westside Santa Cruz
  • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), 14.1 mi (22.6 km) from Westside Santa Cruz
  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY), 28 mi (45 km) from Westside Santa Cruz

Things to See and Do in and around Westside Santa Cruz

What to See in Westside Santa Cruz

  • Santa Cruz Wharf
  • University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
  • Main Beach
  • Natural Bridges State Park

Things to Do in Westside Santa Cruz

  • Pacific Avenue
  • Ocean Street
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

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