Property Amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Free breakfast

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet


  • Free self parking

Property services

  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoke-free property

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • AM/FM alarm clock radio
  • Heating
  • Smoke alarms in rooms


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Toilet
  • Towels provided

Bedding and linens

  • Linens provided
  • Premium bedding

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge

Media and electronics

  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet


Carousel Beach Inn

905 Reviews #10 of 58 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

ganton335708 wrote a review on November 21, 2023
Trip Type: Couples

Santa Cruz

Overall the inn was very good, easy access to the boardwalk and beaches. Parking on site was good, just found the decor in the rooms a little ‘cold’. Breakfast was good with a choice of foods and...
whowel293854 wrote a review on November 14, 2023
Trip Type: Family

The perfect quick getaway..!

Great location. Straight shoot to boardwalk, didn't have to park anywhere crazy. Everything we needed was right there. We spent time on the beach, arcade, and delicious food everywhere we went...
CHRISTINAW5179 wrote a review on October 19, 2023 San Diego, California
Trip Type: Solo travel

Carousel Inn Santa Cruz

If you want a place near the beach and Santa Cruz Boardwalk that is reasonably priced Carousel Inn is a good choice. It’s walking distance to restaurants and the main beach in Santa Cruz. I was there...


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