Property Amenities

Property services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Children allowed
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Pets allowed
  • Pets allowed with a fee
  • Smoke-free property


  • Free self parking
  • Parking onsite

Food and drink

  • Vending machines

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Heating
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Smoke alarms in rooms

Media and electronics

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Television


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free newspaper


  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Towels provided

Bedding and linens

  • Linens provided
  • Premium bedding


Motel Santa Cruz

76 Reviews #55 of 56 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

carebear63007 wrote a review on January 16, 2022 Vacaville
Trip Type: Family

Don’t do it!!

I was planning a Santa Cruz trip during a marathon in August 2022 and knew prices were going to be high. I chose the Motel Santa Cruz because of the price and walking distance, although it was a 25...
santeria720 wrote a review on June 20, 2021
Trip Type: Couples

Don't do it, REALLY don't do it!

This place is NASTY!!! 1. Front desk=meth heads 2. Many, many, many meth heads (or pick a hard drug) hanging out in parking lot/around hotel rooms. There was one lady having a very loud argument WITH...
chriscC7903OW wrote a review on November 19, 2020 Santa Cruz, California
Trip Type: Family

Don't stay at Motel Santa Cruz. Take your business elsewhere!

We stayed at Motel Santa Cruz when we evacuated from our home due to CZU Lightning Complex fire in August 2020. We arrived at 1:30AM, along with a number of other CZU Fire evacuees. When checking in...


Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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