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126 Plymouth Street
Santa Cruz, California 95060-2932
United States


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Hotel Overview

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.

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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 California's 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 O'Neill 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 served daily.

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.

Free deluxe continental breakfast with waffles. Book at 10 percent off with special Rewards rate.


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No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Sleep Quality

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, Waffles, Eggs and Other Hot Items, Choice of Breads, Cereal, Yogurt, Fruit, Coffee/Juice
  • Free parking
  • Baggage hold
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Fax services
  • Mail services
  • Courier
  • Treadmill
  • Exterior corridor
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Complimentary newspaper

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • Cable satellite television with HBO®
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • High-speed Internet access complimentary, DSL connection
  • Dataports
  • Desk/work area
  • Arm chairs
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk
  • Additonal in-room toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Meeting table
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Clothes rack and closets
  • Spa available Whirlpool available
  • Wet bar available
  • Wake-up calls

Suites: 3

  • Our suites have upgraded amenities in addition to the regular services that we provide to all guests.

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • .50 mile(s) from Santa Cruz County Offices
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Plantronics
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Granite Construction
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Seymour Marine Discovery
  • 3.00 mile(s) from University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Biotechnology
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Seagate Technology
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Borland Software Corporations
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Nokia
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Workscape


  • .09 mile(s) from cocktail lounge
  • .40 mile(s) from downtown mall
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Art League Incorporated
  • 1.00 mile(s) from De Laveaga Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Art Museum of Santa Cruz
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz City Hall
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Boardwalk
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Seabright Brewery
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Tein Lakes State Beach
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Cowell Beach
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Sport Fishing
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Municipal Pier
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Pacific Garden Mall
  • 1.00 mile(s) from local downtown, filled with art galleries, restaurants, sidewalk cafes, and nightlife
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Fisherman's Wharf and Light House
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Pasatiempo Golf Course
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Cocoanut Grove
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Rio Theater
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Mystery Spot
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Capitola Downtown
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Roaring Camp and Big Trees
  • 3.00 mile(s) from University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Wineries
  • 4.00 mile(s) from New Brighton State Beach
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Capitola Mall
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Nisene Marks Redwoods State Park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from shopping areas and corporate offices
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Roaring Camp Railroads
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Henry Cowell Redwoods
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Big Basin State Park
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Seacliff State Beach
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Monterey
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Golden Gate Bridge


  • .03 mile(s) from Denny's, 24-hour, 1515 Ocean Street/426-4628
  • .11 mile(s) from Bakers Square, 1107 Ocean Street/423-3636
  • .17 mile(s) from Golden West, 909 Ocean Street/426-7151
  • .50 mile(s) from Tampico Kitchen, 822 Pacific Avenue/458-2821
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Hobee's, 740 Front Street #100/458-1212
  • 1.00 mile(s) from King Chwan, until 10:00 p.m., 415 Ocean Street/429-5898
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Hindquater, 303 Soquel Avenue/426-7770
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Ristorante Italiani, 555 Soquel Avenue/458-2321
  • 1.00 mile(s) from 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall, 110 Walnut Avenue/459-9999
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Royal Taj, Indian, 270 Soquel Avenue/427-2400
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Acapulco, 1114 Pacific Avenue #B/457-8213
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gilbert's Seafood Grill, 460 Municipal Wharf/423-5200
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Carniglias, Municipal Wharf/458-2821
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Burger King, 1500 Soquel Avenue

Nearby Cities

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Aptos
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Scotts Valley
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Watsonville
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Los Gatos
  • 30.00 mile(s) from San Jose
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Sunnyvale
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Gilroy
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Palo Alto


  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Jose International Airport
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Monterey Peninsula Airport
  • 50.00 mile(s) from South Company Airport
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Oakland International Airport
  • 70.00 mile(s) from San Francisco International Airport