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Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites

AAA - 3 Diamond

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Centrally located in Capitola, this award winning central California hotel offers easy access to a variety of local attractions.

The friendly staff at the Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites is ready to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay in central California. The hotel offers easy access to Capitola Beach and Wharf and historic Capitola Village, which offers unique shops, art galleries and fine dining restaurants. The beach offers all the ocean based activities you could hope for, including surfing, diving, boating and whale and dolphin watching. Thanks to the mild local climate, our hotel near the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk is a great place to come when you want to enjoy the water any time of year.

The hotel offers spacious, well-appointed guest rooms, each featuring a mini refrigerator, microwave, 39-inch flat screen TVs in all the standard rooms, 46-inch flat screen TVs in the suites with HBO and high-speed Internet access. Guests who prefer more spacious accommodations may choose a mini suite with a fireplace or a two room suite with an in-room spa. Amenities at our Capitola hotel include a complimentary continental breakfast each morning, an outdoor heated swimming pool, a spa, an exercise facility, dry cleaning services and meeting space to accommodate up to 82 guests.

The Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites is near great surf spots such as Pleasure Point, Surf Bowl and Lighthouse Point for avid surfers, less than an hours drive away guests can visit Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Begonia Festival, the Steinbeck Museum, Monterey Bay with its aquarium and the Redwood Forest. Theres more than enough to do for anyone looking to enjoy a relaxing seaside vacation at our hotel on the Central California coast.

Book your stay at the Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites today and discover why our peaceful, smoke-free and pet free property has built up a reputation for friendliness and hospitality!

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1435 41ST AVE
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 12:00:00


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1435 41ST AVE
United States

What's nearby?


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Capitola Village

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Aptos

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Scotts Valley

  • 12.00 mile(s) from Watsonville

  • 32.00 mile(s) from Salinas

  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Jose

  • 40.00 mile(s) from Monterey

  • 48.00 mile(s) from Palo Alto

  • 73.00 mile(s) from Oakland

  • 75.00 mile(s) from San Francisco

  • 150 mile(s) from Sacramento

  • 220 mile(s) from Yosemite

  • 260 mile(s) from Lake Tahoe

  • 280 mile(s) from Reno, NV

  • 340 mile(s) from Los Angeles

  • 0.25 mile(s) from 57design, Incorporated

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz, Yacht Harbor

  • 2.00 mile(s) from O"Neill wetsuits, worlds first wetsuit manufacturer

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Club Ed International, surf school

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Cabrillo College, campus

  • 7.00 mile(s) from University of California, campus and arboretum

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 733 traveller reviews
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Nice facility!

14/07/2018 annalou852018, Atwater, California

Overall experience was great! Stayed in the suite because we were in town with our daughter and two of her friends. Loved the two separate rooms and bathrooms. Close to shopping and eating. Quick dr... more


Very nice room, suited our needs well

11/07/2018 Valleyblue, Sacramento

Getting a reasonably priced place to stay in Capitola can be a challenge, unless you want a total dump. This Best Western Plus is a find. The accommodations are very nice, the room is one of the lar... more

Owner Response
Kent B, General Manager at Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear Valleyblue, Thank you for sharing your overall positive experience while staying with us at the Best Western Plus Capitola! We are thrilled to hear that your overall hotel experience was excellent and that our rooms were accommodating and our bath amenities were helpful throughout your stay. We appreciate hearing your feedback and our upgraded five hot and 30+ cold breakfast options are always something we continue to improve. Thanks again for sharing your comments with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Sincerely, Kent Berman General Manager

Week of family vocation across loading docks.

30/06/2018 Dj S, Los Angeles, California

I guess it becomes another cruel reality not to only see fancy pictures of hotels but also carefully check surroundings of it. Did not realized making 8 months in advance reservation, that this hotel ... more

Owner Response
Kent B, General Manager at Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear Dj S, Thank you for your feedback. Our goal is to provide each of our guests with a well-appointed, clean and comfortable room along with quality amenities and service. We are disappointed to hear that you had a poor experience during your recent stay at our hotel. Please accept our sincere apologies. While we work closely with our neighbor businesses regarding the timing of their deliveries, we again want to apologize for the inconveniences you encountered. Our guestrooms are currently being upgraded with all new furnishings and artwork. I have shared your comments with our hospitality team and will continue to focus on delivery an exceptional service and experiences. Please contact me personally when your travels bring you to our area so that we may insure a more positive experience. Sincerely, Kent Berman General Manager

Great accommodations and location Amazing Staff

26/06/2018 angeliajohnson2, Hollister, California

Many come for the sites and scenery and relaxing vacation, we had a family emergency and our son was Hospitalized unexpectedly after a severe Mt. Bike accident with a head injury. On a Sunday night in... more

Owner Response
Kent B, General Manager at Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear Ms. Johnson, Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to be of support while you were focused on your Son's health. Every guest should be appreciated, respected and well cared for and it sounds like Alicia showed the genuine concern all of us working here felt. Our hotel offers many conveniences including state of the art cleanliness, comfort and amazing hospitality. We hope to see you again under more relaxing circumstances and we are all thrilled to know your Son will make a complete recovery. Best wishes from our Best Western Plus Capitola family, Kent Berman General Manager

Fantastic hotel and location

12/06/2018 somapal_25, Billingham, United Kingdom

Visited this hotel for 2 night as part of a trip along the coast. Rooms are a large size and very comfy. All very clean too. The best is large and so soft. Breakfast included and very tasty, there is ... more

Owner Response
Kent B, General Manager at Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear somapal_25, Thank you very much for the perfect score card! Our team appreciates you. The Best Western Plus Capitola by the Sea is committed to ensuring that every guest is cared for, valued, and respected. It appears that our team delivered upon this promise. Thank you for the nice comments about our cleanliness and great breakfast to start the day. We look forward to your return to our beautiful town by the ocean. Warm regards, Kent Berman General Manager