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Pool area at Dream Inn Santa Cruz
Pool area at Dream Inn Santa Cruz

The poolDream Inn Santa Cruz Pool

Soak in the sunshine from our newly renovated pool area, with direct access to Cowells Beach. Swim, float or wade in the heated outdoor swimming pool or take a dip in the hot tub. When you are ready, wrap yourself in a plush towel and relax atop a chaise lounge or unwind and enjoy the beach views on a pillow-lined convertible cabana bed. Watch the waves while cozying up to a fire pit or enjoy the sunset from a high-top table. Snack and drinks are served from Shorebreak Drink + Dine poolside bar.

Hours of operation

The Pool is open daily from 7AM - 10PM

Shorebreak Drink + Dine is open daily from 11AM – Sunset

*Offerings are restricted to guests for use during their stay.

Pool Area Amenities

  • Oceanfront heated pool – 80 degrees
  • Oversized hot tub - 104 degrees
  • Pool Bar- Shorebreak Drink + Dine
  • Convertible poolside cabana beds
  • Poolside chaise lounge with umbrella
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Propane fire pits (no s’mores allowed)
  • Restrooms and showers
  • Poolside high-top and side communal table
  • Access to Cowells Beach


  • Pool use is restricted to guests to enjoy during their stay
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian
  • Outside food + beverage is not permitted
  • Due to demand, vacant lounge chairs will be reset for other hotel guests after 60 minutes
  • For your safety umbrellas cannot be moved
  • 19% service charge added to checks not closed  out with server or bar
  • Please ask for assistant when lighting the fire pits

Thank You