Sea & Sand Inn
Address201 West Cliff Drive Santa CruzSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
With a grassy lawn at the cliff’s edge, this spiffy, if seriously overpriced motel overlooks Main Beach and the wharf. Fall asleep to braying sea lions! Rooms are smallish, but ocean views can be stellar. Rates include complimentary afternoon refreshments. Their contempo sister property, Carousel Beach Inn , is cheaper and closer to the beach boardwalk.
Our independent authors have visited Sea & Sand Inn and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Santa Cruz.
Description provided by property
Located within 10 minutes’ walk from Santa Cruz Wharf and Boardwalk, this hotel features rooms with free Wi-Fi. It offers a 24-hour reception and free guest parking.
A TV and a DVD player are featured in each room at Sea & Sand Inn. All rooms provide a seating area and an en suite bathroom. Each room offers a sea view.
Guests of Inn Sea & Sand can enjoy a daily continental breakfast with fresh baked goods, boiled eggs, yogurt, fresh fruit salad, coffee, tea and juices
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center is 5 minutes’ walk away from Sea & Sand Inn. The University of California Santa Cruz is 2 miles away.
You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.
Please note: Parking is limited to 1 space per room booked. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Services & facilities
- Designated smoking area
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
- Family rooms
- 24-hour front desk
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
- Free parking
Interesting places nearby
Sanctuary Exploration Center
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Cowell’s Beach Surf Shop
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