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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
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call 831/477-0607
AAA - 3 Diamond


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


Location and Attractions

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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 774 traveller reviews
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Best Western Plus +++

23/04/2019 Crystal T,

Always a favorite place to stay while in Santa Cruz. From the front desk to the maintenance and cleaning employees, everyone is friendly and helpful. The breakfast has something for everyone and is cl... more


Best BW Ever

06/04/2019 caffeylovesme, Olympia, Washington

Best I’ve ever had at a BW and I’ve stayed at 100’s! They are sooooooo nice!!!!!! The location is awesome, it’s so fancy. They are so personal and nice! I felt like I was staying with my family. ... more


Extremely nice staff and clean hotel

30/03/2019 jreid41898, Beaverton, Michigan

Hotel is centrally located. Can walk to the beach and shops. The beds are very comfortable. The hotel is quiet and relaxing. The only thing was the fitness room area was an after thought. The weight m... more

Owner Response
Kent B, General Manager at Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear jreid41898, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. It is our goal for all of our guests to enjoy their entire stay and we are truly disappointed to learn that your fitness room experience was far from what you expect. We will review your comments so that we can make improvements. It is great to know that the balances of your stay were very positive. We hope you will reconsider another visit in the future so that we can fully impress you with all that we have to offer. Sincerely, Kent Berman General Manager

Spring Break at Best Western Pus Capitola By-The-Sea

26/03/2019 Quest07143351796, Clarksville, Missouri

Some areas of the room (above the light fixtures) need dusting. The microwave was not plugged into the wall socket because the cord did not reach the wall outlet. We moved the cabinet about 2 feet t... more

Owner Response
Kent B, General Manager at Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear Quest07143351796, Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your stay with us. We are hospitality professionals who pride ourselves on delivering world class service to all of our guests. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and we strive to provide accommodation rates that are competitive in the area. We are sorry about the dust you mentioned and also the microwave cord. Our housekeeping team has been made aware of your comment so it doesn'y happen again. We hope to see you again to experience our courtyard and breakfast. Sincerely, Kent Berman General Manager

Sweet spot

23/03/2019 Wolf607,

Right on 41st, surfers alley. I loved the location and the room was beautiful. Not too far from ocean and shopping centers right next to hotel. I will definitely go back when I am in the area. Staff w... more

Owner Response
Kent B, General Manager at Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Dear Wolf607, We are truly humbled by your kind remarks for our hotel and staff. Thank you for sharing your glowing review of Best western Plus Capitola. We are pleased we had the opportunity to accommodate you close to some of the best surfing action along the California Coast. We are happy to know that you enjoyed so many aspects of our hotel including our beautiful new coastal themed rooms and our convenient location to shopping and dining. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kent Berman General Manager