Surf City Inn And Suites - Santa Cruz

619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, United States  show map
 2 stars
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Surf City Inn And Suites - Santa Cruz

Free parking

Free on-site parking

Luggage storage

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Snack bar

Picnic area/ Tables

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center


Self-service laundry


The designer Surf City Inn And Suites offers a non-smoking accommodation in the heart of Santa Cruz. The building was renovated in 2012.

The property is about 850 meters away from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The venue is set just 10 minutes' walk from Santa Cruz center.

The hotel allows quick access to a grove and gardens.

Mineta San Jose International airport can be reached in 45 minutes by car from Surf City Inn And Suites.


Surf City Inn And Suites offers 63 rooms fitted with ironing facilities, flat-screen TV, individual climate control, a laptop safe and a sofa for a comfortable stay in Santa Cruz. They also have en suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a shower and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

A variety of dishes are served in Khyber Pass and Malabar Cafe, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.


Guests can rent bicycles to discover the nearby sites.


Surf City Inn And Suites pampers guests with a swimming pool, a picnic area and a golf course. The hotel offers mini golf, volleyball and hiking and many other on-site activities.


Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   63.

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  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Hiking
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Jogging track


  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Indoor jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds


  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries


  • Kitchen


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



  • from  3 pm


  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 


  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, United States

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City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
  • Little Caesars Pizza
    320 m
  • Saturn Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    370 m
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    650 m
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    2.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

Standard Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center500 m

Places of interest

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Shopping areas



  • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz400 m
  • Museum of Art and History600 m
  • McPherson Center600 m
  • Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center600 m
  • First Night Santa Cruz600 m
  • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt800 m
  • Santa Cruz Museum Nat History1.1 km


  • Parks and Recreation Dept700 m
  • Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation900 m
  • Santa Cruz Mission State Park1.1 km


  • Louden Nelson Community Ctr600 m
  • Calvary Parish Hall600 m
  • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium800 m
  • Pacific Cultural Ctr1.2 km
  • Holy Cross Parish Hall1.2 km
  • Cayuga Vault1.4 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz600 m

Golf courses and Country clubs


  • Cowell's Beach900 m

Oceanfront Areas

Local attractions

  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach2.0 km
    5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz
  • UCSC Arboretum3.0 km
    1156 High Street, Santa Cruz
  • Natural Bridges State Park3.9 km
    2531 West Cliff Drive near Swanton Blvd., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum2.1 km
    West Cliff Drive at Lighthouse Point, Santa Cruz
  • Pleasure Point Beach3.7 km
    East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa Cruz

Near the hotel

  • Santa Cruz Wharf630 m
    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk840 m
    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
  • Cave Train1.0 km
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Mission State Park1.3 km
    School Street, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach650 m
    Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz
  • Museum of Art & History690 m
    705 Front St., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History1.2 km
    1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz

Restaurants nearby

  • Little Caesars Pizza320 m

    Address: 233 Ocean St
    Phone: 831-469-9100

    76% likes this, based on 5 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 3 - CAD 27

  • India Joze340 m

    Address: 418 Front Street
    Phone: 8313253633

    74% likes this, based on 34 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian
    Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 18

  • The Greek Authentic Cuisine380 m

    Address: 435 Front St
    Phone: 831-466-9990

    73% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek

  • Saturn Cafe370 m

    Address: 145 Laurel St
    Phone: 831-429-8505

    68% likes this, based on 103 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian
    Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 27

  • Zachary's Restaurant400 m

    Address: 819 Pacific Ave
    Phone: 831-427-0646

    70% likes this, based on 112 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 25

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
  • Number of rooms:
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Surf City Inn And Suites Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Surf City Inn And Suites

Average guest rating

5.0out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 20 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children

    This property is conveniently located within walking distance to the wharf.Has a nice size pool and jacuzzi for families traveling w/ kids.But we were not comfortable because the rooms are not clean and the neighborhood is very noisy.Started w/the garbage trucks in the early wee hours slamming bins,then shortly thereafter sounded like someone driving around the block blasting loud music and then our neighbors being very loud.So overall we did not sleep soundly.

    The rooms lacked cleaniness.Also the neighborhood is very noisy.So overall we did not sleep comfortable.

  • Family with children

    We liked the indoor pool and jacuzzi but wished it stayed open longer.

    My room had cockroaches, which made me very uncomfortable. Also, when I told the management about the roaches they did not even offer me a discount or refund or an apology.

  • Couple

    It was a close walk to everywhere. Hotel accomadations were pretty basic and not luxurious but it's a room with a bed, bathroom, and tv.

    Comforter had nail plush stain in hot pink. General cleanliness would be an improvement.

  • Couple

    The Travelodge was only a few blocks from the Beach and Boardwalk.

    W/o air conditioning nor a fan, I was surprised that I had to walk to the opposite end of the property to borrow a small fan to get a little relief. Bed was hard and the pillows too small/thin. Staff did not address noisy "Partiers" outside outside their rooms past midnight until two guests complained. The low price appears to have attracted rowdy young folks drinking & smoking Pot etc. as well as families and law-abiding, respectful folks

  • Group of friends

    Hotel office open too late ie 8:00am

  • Family with children

    Left for dinner and our door was locked ad closed. Came back from dinner, the door was wide open. Management didn't seem to care too much. Nothing was missing.

  • Older travelers

    Good price, a little run down, but price is what we were after and expected place like this...

    I think if you are going to say you are having a free cont. Breakfast it could be a little better than it was. Coffee w/ powder creamer and a cut up muffin is a joke, just saying...

  • Couple

    We got to leave the next day.

    Dump, dump, dump. Toilet smelled like piss, sheet had blood stain. Furniture looked like salvation army, half the outlets were dead, white sheets used as curtains

  • Family with children

    Location and staff

    So overpriced for what you get but typical of this town

  • Group of friends

    It was pretty close to the boardwalk the rooms were clean we ordered one bed but they ended up giving us a two bedroom room!

    They did not tell us that we could have got a one room with 2 rooms in it we went as a group & payed more than needed.

  • Older travelers

    Rates where good but.....

    Needs to be Updated. We found someone's I.D. in our room so to me, that means Someone did NOT do a Great job At ALL in cleaning and that is very SCARY!! There is NO Lock on the door to the pool AND we were TOLD the pool was HEATED at 75 and Believe me, I would be Surprised if it were at 27!! Our Room REEKED of Cigarette smoke so much so that it made us SICK.... I do have to say that Desk Clerk who was there on November 22 Helped us with NO ATTITUDE!!

  • Family with children

    Spacious rooms, Low price.

    Rating listed as 2 stars, I would rate as 1 star only. Really similar to a Motel 6. There was even a police raid at 2:00 am which woke our entire family. Not the hotel's fault, but certainly speaks volumes about the clientele. I would not stay there again.

  • Group of friends

    Close to the boardwalk

    Room has no ac or fans, windows did not open so room was stuffy. They placed a hold on my card for the price of the room and also charged me, as of today their charge has cleared my bank but their hold is still pended so they have tied up an additional 225.00 of my money.

How to reach hotel

hotel Surf City Inn And Suites - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
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Hotel Address:

619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, United States

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
  • Little Caesars Pizza
    320 m
  • Saturn Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    370 m
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    650 m
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    2.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
  • Number of rooms: