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The only beachfront hotel in Santa Cruz, the Dream Inn offers flexible space with floor-to-ceiling windows ideal for all types of meetings, weddings and events. Close the drapes to minimize distractions or open them to take advantage of the ample natural light and spectacular ocean views.

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Why Dream Inn? 


Relax and revive on the serene coast of Santa Cruz while offering your attendees the perfect balance of work and play throughout their visit.  Discover nature’s beauty with a scenic walk up West Cliff Drive, while watching world-class surfing. Adventure through the Redwoods in Henry Cowell State Park or explore the ocean aboard the O’Neill Catamaran. Boardwalk, strolls, surfing, Brew Cruz, zip lining, wine tasting and farm-to-table dining all at our front door. Or just relax in one of our Ocean View guest rooms. 


We won’t interrupt your stay with added fees and unnecessary expenses. We provide an excellent value with complimentary Wi-Fi, beach cruisers, in-room coffee and tea and Sunday morning yoga (May – October). 


Our banquet fare is prepared and served just like the cuisine in Jack O’Neill Restaurant & Lounge. Our ingredients come from local California farms, and participate in the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program. Our menus feature fresh, organic ingredients, select local and international wine, and can address any dietary restrictions. 


In just under an hour drive from Silicon Valley, there’s a coastal world where meetings and events take their cue from the Monterey coastline and redwood mountains. In this unmatched setting, walking distance to everything Santa Cruz has to offer, attendees will enjoy a multitude of activities and local connections. 


Tap into your creative roots and leave feeling inspired with our natural light-filled multi-functional event spaces, complete with panoramic ocean views and dedicated service. Spanning a combined 3,500 square feet, the Dream Inn features three flexible event spaces in one easily accessible location with executive-level views. Taking their names from our seaside setting, the Beach View, Surf View and Sand rooms all share a spacious pre-function space and offer high-speed Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art A/V equipment and personable, professional banquet service.


Your health, well-being and safety are on our minds. I hope you and your loved ones are well supported and even encouraged during this unprecedented time in our world.

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