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Let the Planning BeginSpecial Offerings From
November 20th-January 30th, 2022

Leave the Festivities to Us!

Celebrate the holidays at Dream Inn Santa Cruz, for a special evening for your office co-workers, or an intimate gathering for your family and friends.This holiday season, plan ahead and let us take care of the details. Dream Inn will light up your guest's holiday experience and help you create a memorable occasion for all who attend.

Book your next holiday party or event now and enjoy customized menus, ocean front accommodations, and early booking perks. Come to Santa Cruz, where the Mountains meet the Ocean.

Special Offerings Include:

  • Cookies & Cocktails Reception
  • Naughty or Nice Hot Chocolate Bar
  • Palm Tree Lighting with Champagne Toast
  • Live Music or DJ (Holiday or other genre)
  • Wreath | Cookie | Ornament Decorating
  • Company Logo Cake
  • Visit and Photos with Santa Claus
  • Holiday Photobooth
  • Dueling 70 Inch Screen TV-Christmas Movie Viewing
  • Holiday Karaoke
  • Professional Group Holiday Photo with Sand Art Logo

Feel free to  or call us at (831) 316-0568 for more details on planning an event, or  and we will get back to you.

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  • AT A GLANCE
  • 3 Spacious Event Spaces
  • Accommodates up to 200 people
  • Experienced and dedicated event planning staff
  • GROUP AMENITIES
  • Spacious pre-function space
  • Professional Banquet Service
  • High-Speed Wifi
  • State-of-the-art A/V equipment
  • ALREADY INCLUDED IN EVENT SPACE RENTAL
  • Dance Floor
  • Chairs | Tables | Linen | China
  • Votive Candles
  • Holiday Decorations | Tree

Surf View Room

This deluxe event space is where panoramic ocean views meet modern style. The 1623 square foot Surf View room includes direct access to our pool deck, pre-function foyer and connects to our Beach View room - expanding the multi-functional space to over 2500 square feet. With plenty of natural light and immersive atmosphere, the Surf View room is perfect setting any event or meeting.

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Beach View Room

Our signature 1000 square foot Beach View Room is both serene and uplifting, a perfectly balanced space to foster creativity or simply dance the night away.

Offering floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Monterey Bay, the Municipal Wharf and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, you are sure to impress your guests in this eloquent setting. The Beach View Room offers access to a private pre-function foyer, complete with retractable airwalls, opening up to the deluxe 1623 square foot Surf View room.

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Sand Room

Looking for the perfect board meeting space? Our executive style Sand Room is equipped with top of the line features including state-of-the-art tables, executive chairs, and multi-outlet USB and power source access.

The Sand Room opens directly to the pre-function space.

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The Cove

Welcome to our new Private meeting room "The Cove" located in Jack O'Neill Restaurant & Lounge. This room is equipped with full power outlets, LCD TV with wired access, and full food & beverage service. Seats 6 - 12 guests.

Sq.Ft. Ceiling Height Theater Classroom Conference U-Shape Banquet Reception
SURF VIEW 1623 10" 160 75 40 35 100 180
BEACH VIEW 1096 10" 95 45 25 27 50 100
SAND VIEW 528 10" 40 20 18 12 30 40
BEACH SAND 1624 10" 75 50 30 32 60 140
DREAM BALLROOM 3250 10" 200 100 48 45 150 200