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Experience the best of this laid-back beach town while relaxing at the Best Western Inn, just minutes from the bustling boardwalk, downtown and the perplexing Mystery Spot.

This quaint, centrally-located Santa Cruz hotel is just minutes from beautiful beaches and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, featuring a seaside amusement park, dining, shops and more. Downtown Santa Cruz, also within walking distance, is home to even more shops and events, including a well-established farmers market. The Best Western Inn is also just three miles from the University of Santa Cruz, making it the perfect home away from home for visiting friends, family members or fans of Banana Slug athletics.

Guests who want to get away from the daily hustle and bustle will find easy access to some of northern Californias most sought-after retreats, from charming Santa Cruz wineries to the giant redwoods of The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. This Best Western Santa Cruz hotel is also a great home base for day trips to Monterey, San Jose or San Francisco. We are conveniently located within 70 miles of five airports - the San Jose International Airport is just 35 miles away. For those traveling for business, we are also located close to ONeill Brand, Cruzio Internet, Fullpower Technologies and Plantronics.

This Santa Cruz hotel offers amenities perfect for the leisure and business traveler alike. Our 100 smoke-free property features spacious rooms with complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, a fitness center, free local calls and free parking. Guests start their day off right with a complimentary continental breakfast, and relax at the end of the day with a soak in our year-round hot tub enclosed in a cozy gazebo.

To get started on your visit to paradise, make a reservation at the Best Western Inn today!

***Management reserves the right to refuse to provide accommodation to persons of less than legal age unless accompanied by an adult. Proof of age may be required at check-in.

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126 Plymouth Street
Santa Cruz
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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15:00:00 | 11:00:00
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126 Plymouth Street
Santa Cruz
United States

What's nearby?


  • 3 mile(s) from Aptos

  • 5 mile(s) from Scotts Valley

  • 12 mile(s) from Watsonville

  • 25 mile(s) from Los Gatos

  • 30 mile(s) from San Jose

  • 40 mile(s) from Sunnyvale

  • 45 mile(s) from Gilroy

  • 45 mile(s) from Palo Alto

  • .5 mile(s) from Santa Cruz County Offices

  • 1 mile(s) from Plantronics

  • 1 mile(s) from Granite Construction

  • 2 mile(s) from Seymour Marine Discovery

  • 3 mile(s) from University of California, Santa Cruz

  • 3 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Biotechnology

  • 5 mile(s) from Seagate Technology

  • 5 mile(s) from Borland Software Corporations

  • 5 mile(s) from Nokia

  • 6 mile(s) from Workscape

Cities & Attractions

  • 3 mile(s) from University of California, Santa Cruz

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 174 traveller reviews
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wonderful location and property!

21/01/2017 dmc50, Brookings, Oregon

we typically stay at best western when we can, and chose this location because we were visiting family nearby. we were totally pleased with the entire stay. the friendliness of the hotel staff, the qu... more


Reasonably priced.

04/01/2017 grahamcO1172MI,

Usually has about the lowest price in Santa Cruz area for a decent room with small fridge, coffee maker, microwave. Minor annoyance is that you may be locked out of room before 11 AM checkout, requiri... more


Updated Rooms, Noisy AC

09/12/2016 Yoav G,

The rooms in this BW actually surprised me. As this a “Motel’ style BW, I was expected very simple and quite older room type, but found them to be newly updated and quite nice. The hotel itself is lo... more

Owner Response
Ana D, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn, responded to this review
Dear Guest: It was a great pleasure to had you at our facility , and we are very satisfied because your were happy during your stay. Please accept our apologize for the inconvenience with the A/C, and we really appreciate your bring your business to our facility. Take care, Ana

A Quick Trip

05/11/2016 Sylvia B, South Lake Tahoe, United States

We had to take a very quick trip to Santa Cruz and it was so wonderful to stay at Best Western. The friendly staff and great breakfast make it the perfect place for a quick stay. I don't have to wo... more

Owner Response
Ana D, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn, responded to this review
Dear Guest: thank you very much for your comment, is a great pleasure to hear from you , and thank you very much for choosing our hotel. We are very glad to know that you were satisfied during your stay at our facility. Take Care, Ana Dubon


27/10/2016 T. J. M, Chico

Older property, but has been updated. Location is great, close to freeways, and a few minutes from the beach. Clean comfortable rooms, good beds. Tight parking requires driver attention when backing o... more

Owner Response
Ana D, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn, responded to this review
To our Valuable Guest: Thank you for your recently visit to our hotel, and thank you for choose our facility, we are happy to hear that you were satisfied during your stay with us. Wishing to accommodate your lodgings again soon at the future. Ana