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Many hotels and motels options are conveniently located near or within walking distance from the campus:

Santa Cruz Private Tranquility

1.93 mi / 3.1 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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Guest Score: 0 / 10

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The Inn at Pasatiempo

1.98 mi / 3.19 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

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The Inn at Pasatiempo

1.99 mi / 3.2 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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Need lodging for your trip to Santa Cruz CA? The hotels listed below are all highly recommended, whether you want to stay near campus or close to other local hot spots:
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Motel 6 Watsonville -Monterey Area

16.01 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $60 Book Now

125 Silver Leaf Drive ,Watsonville,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 7 / 10

Set in a prime location of Watsonville (CA), Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, laundry service, elevator, vending machine are just some of the facilities on offer. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer air conditioning, heating, desk, telephone, satellite/cable TV to ensure a restful night. To enhance guests` stay, the hotel offers recreational facilities such as outdoor pool. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Watsonville (CA), Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area will make you feel instantly at home. more...

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Ocean Lodge -Santa Cruz

2.28 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $65 Book Now

1015 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 5.4 / 10

In the heart of Santa Cruz, this motel has pet-friendly accommodations that are just 1 mile from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Free Wi-Fi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk are also available. Decorated in cool tones, the rooms at Ocean Lodge-Santa Cruz are fitted with carpeted floors and wood furnishings. A cable TV, ironing facilities and a hairdryer are included. Ice and vending machines are also available outside the room. Santa Cruz Ocean Lodge is 1.5 miles from the Santa Cruz Museum of National History and 2.7 miles from the University of California. It is 3.7 miles from Wilder Ranch State Park. more...

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Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

2.65 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


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525 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 4.6 / 10

Free continental breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi, a seasonal outdoor pool and the Boardwalk a mile away make the Oceana Inn Santa Cruz a smart choice for our guests, who also appreciate the free parking. The Oceana Inn offers 55 budget-priced rooms in a two-floor motel building with both interior and exterior corridors. Rooms feature microwaves, mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi and DirecTV. Some rooms even have balconies. Fill up at the free continental breakfast of cereal, toast, coffee and juice. The surf is nearby but you can have a placid swim in the seasonal outdoor pool. Parking is free. The Oceana Inn is near San Lorenzo Park, about a half-mile east across the San Lorenzo River from downtown Santa Cruz. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and amusement park is about a mile south. Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is five miles north. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 30 miles south. more...

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Knights Inn Santa Cruz

2.98 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


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510 Leibrandt Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

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Guest Score: 6.8 / 10

Less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, this hotel features a seasonal heated outdoor heated pool. Rooms offer cable TV. A microwave and small fridge are both provided in all rooms at Knights Inn Santa Cruz. A work desk and ironing facilities are also included. Natural Bridges State Beach is 10 minutes’ drive from the Santa Cruz Knights Inn. The University of Santa Cruz is 2.5 miles from the property. The Mystery Spot is 5 miles away. more...

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National 9 Motel

2.11 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $65 Book Now

130 Plymouth Street ,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 8.8 / 10

National 9 Motel Plymouth Street is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Santa Cruz (CA). The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the National 9 Motel Plymouth Street. Television LCD/plasma screen, air conditioning, telephone, satellite/cable TV can be found in selected guestrooms. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Convenience and comfort makes National 9 Motel Plymouth Street the perfect choice for your stay in Santa Cruz (CA). more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
The Inn at Pasatiempo

1.98 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $116 Book Now

555 Highway 17,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

Featuring a year-round outdoor pool, this french-country Santa Cruz, CA inn is adjacent to Pasatiempo Golf Course, designed by Alister Mackenzie. Free WiFi is accessible in all rooms at this boutique inn. Cable TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and an private bathroom are standard in every room at The Inn at Pasatiempo. French-country décor and light-colored linens furnish each room. A 24-hour reception welcomes guests to The Inn at Pasatiempo. Guests can enjoy seating on an elevated outdoor terrace surrounded by colorful gardens at this french-country inn. A free continental breakfast is offered. Within a 10 minutes’ drive of The Inn at Pasatiempo is Santa Cruz Beach Boadwalk and the University of Santa Cruz. more...

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The Inn at Pasatiempo

1.99 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $127 Book Now

555 Highway 17 ,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.3 / 10

Stop at The Inn at Pasatiempo to discover the wonders of Santa Cruz (CA). The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the The Inn at Pasatiempo. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer heating, wake-up service, alarm clock, telephone, television to ensure a restful night. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Friendly staff, great facilities and close proximity to all that Santa Cruz (CA) has to offer are three great reasons you should stay at The Inn at Pasatiempo. more...

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Best Western Inn

2.1 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $90 Book Now

126 Plymouth St,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

Free continental breakfast, free internet and a hot tub sweeten the deal for Our guests at the Best Western Inn, which also offers free parking. The Best Western has 28 rooms in a two-story building with exterior corridors. Rooms include cable TV and free high-speed internet access. Wake up to a free continental breakfast of toast, bagels, muffins, pastries, hot and cold cereal, fruit, yogurt, coffee and juice — with the occasional eggs and sausage. A long day of sightseeing should be followed by a soak in the hot tub, enclosed in a gazebo. The hotel also has a fitness center, a sauna and free parking. The Best Western is located between Grant Park and the Santa Cruz Memorial, a mile northeast of downtown. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is two miles south, the Mystery Spot is three miles north and the University of California - Santa Cruz is three miles west. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 30 miles south. more...

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Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

2.1 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $94 Book Now

110 Plymouth Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 7.9 / 10

Free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and the Boardwalk two miles away are all part of the deal at the Comfort Inn Santa Cruz. The 62 rooms at the Comfort Inn are in a two-floor building with exterior corridors. The ultra-convenient rooms feature cable TV, coffee/tea makers, mini-fridges and microwaves. You can bring the laptop along for free Wi-Fi. Before or after a ride on the nearby roller coasters, get in a swim at the seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel also has a hot tub and a sauna. Parking is free. The Comfort Inn is near the junction of Routes 17, 1 and 441, between Grant Park and the Santa Cruz Memorial. The Mystery Spot is three miles north of the hotel, the University of California - Santa Cruz is three miles west and downtown is a mile south. Stroll the Boardwalk two miles south. The hotel is a 30-mile drive from San Jose International Airport. more...

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Hampton Inn Santa Cruz

2.12 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $201 Book Now

1505 Ocean Street ,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

Guests are treated to free breakfast and Wi-Fi and comfortably appointed rooms at the non-smoking Hampton Inn Santa Cruz. A terracotta roof and colorful, three-story exterior greet guests as they pull up to the non-smoking Hampton Inn. The 46 traditional rooms open onto an interior courtyard and feature free Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs and coffeemakers. Read the headlines in the free newspaper while filling up at the complimentary breakfast buffet. The business center supplies computers and services, and for entertaining the kids, guests head to the indoor pool. Guests also appreciate free parking. A block off Highway 1, the Hampton Inn is a mile from downtown Santa Cruz, where guests stroll tree-lined streets and visit cafes. Also in town is a cinema, the Museum of Art and History and the Civic Auditorium. Guests walk along the Santa Cruz Riverwalk next to the San Lorenzo River. For more outdoor time, guests drive three miles to Main Beach, where there`s a boardwalk packed with rides and family fun. Don`t miss the spectacular views at Natural Bridges Stay Beach and the exhibit at Seymour Marine Discovery Center, both a 20-minute drive. Less than an hour south, Monterey is a charming town with gorgeous shops and lovely eateries. The area also is saturated with some of the best golf courses in the country. The closest major airport is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, 32 miles north. more...

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6 Best Hotels
Ocean Front House @ Beach Santa Cruz

3.33 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $750 Book Now

1600 West Cliff Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Featuring a tennis court, barbecue facilities and a garden, OCEAN FRONT HOUSE @ BEACH Santa Cruz offers accommodation in Santa Cruz, 2.9 km from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and a 16-minute walk from Santa Cruz Surfing Museum. This holiday home is a 20-minute walk from Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse. The holiday home consists of 3 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a coffee machine, and a bathroom with a bath. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are provided. A bicycle rental service is available at the holiday home. University of California Santa Cruz is 3.1 km from OCEAN FRONT HOUSE @ BEACH Santa Cruz, while Pacific Avenue is 3.3 km away. The nearest airport is Mineta San Jose International Airport, 47 km from the property. more...

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Ocean Lodge -Santa Cruz

2.25 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $65 Book Now

1015 Ocean Street ,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Set in a prime location of Santa Cruz (CA), Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. All the necessary facilities, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, family room, are at hand. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. To enhance guests` stay, the hotel offers recreational facilities such as golf course (within 3 km). Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Santa Cruz (CA) unforgettable. more...

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Pleasure Point Vacation Rental

5.37 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $315 Book Now

2800 Chesterfield Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.6 / 10

Located in Santa Cruz and only 3.7 miles from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Pleasure Point Vacation Rental has accommodations with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking. The property is 5 miles from Santa Cruz Surfing Museum and 6 miles from University of California Santa Cruz. This air-conditioned vacation home features 3 bedrooms, a TV, and a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave. Pacific Avenue is 4 miles from the vacation home, while Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse is 5 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Mineta San Jose International Airport, 37 miles from Pleasure Point Vacation Rental. more...

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Inn at Depot Hill

6.15 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $218 Book Now

250 Monterey Avenue ,Capitola,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.5 / 10

Just a 10 minute walk from Capitola Beach and Wharf, this luxurious B&B offers an evening wine reception complete with appetizers. A full breakfast is served daily. All rooms have free Wi-Fi. Spa quality bath salts and bathrobes are provided in each room at Inn at Depot Hill. A featherbed encourages a good night’s rest. Guests can watch a movie on their flat-screen TV complete with satellite. A breakfast featuring a variety of hot dishes such as quiche or pancakes is available daily. Cereal, fruit and baked goods are available. A decadent desert is served every evening. Inn at Depot Hill Capitola is a 15 minute drive from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Guests wanting to experience the sea on an old-world vessel can do so at California Classic Sail a 15 minute walk away. more...

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Fairview Manor Bed and Breakfast

6.79 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $149 Book Now

245 Fairview Avenue ,Ben Lomond,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.4 / 10

Nestled on 3 secluded acres in Ben Lomand, this charming B&B is 8 miles from Santa Cruz. A homemade breakfast is served daily. Wine and tea is available in the afternoon. Free Wi-Fi is included in each room. Comfortably furnished, each guest room at Fairview Manor Bed and Breakfast features a garden view and a private bathroom. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are provided. Guests of Fairview Manor Bed and Breakfast can choose from a traditional or vegetarian breakfast. Dishes include gluten-free German apple pancakes, artichoke frittatas and fresh fruit. After playing a game on the on-site basketball court, guests can relax in the spacious common area. A living area featuring a stone fireplace offers a cozy place to sit back and read a book. Big Basin State Park is 8 miles from this bed and breakfast. Loch Lomond is 21 minutes’ drive away. more...

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West Cliff Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

3.05 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $213 Book Now

174 W Cliff Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.4 / 10

Nestled on a bluff across from Cowell`s Beach, this 3-story Victorian home is a restful bed and breakfast that offers unique guestrooms and thoughtful amenities just steps from the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk. West Cliff Inn features luxurious rooms with fireplaces and marble-tile bathrooms. Guests will also appreciate technological amenities such as free high-speed internet access, MP3 players and a flat-panel, wall-mounted TVs. Wake up with West Cliff Inn`s delicious breakfast buffet. In the afternoon, enjoy wine and hors d`oeuvres, then rent a bicycle to explore Santa Cruz. more...

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Universities and Colleges in About University of California, Santa Cruz About University of California, Santa Cruz

The University of California, Santa Cruz, also referred to as simply UCSC or UC Santa Cruz, is a public, land - grant and space - grant research university, located at the edge of the coastal community of Santa Cruz, which is the county seat and the largest city of Santa Cruz County, in the US state of California, with a population of more than 56 000 inhabitants (2008).


UC Santa Cruz was established in 1965, and, since then, has evolved into a modern research university that offers its students, who number over 15 000, both undergraduate and graduate programs, at the same time, retaining its reputation for strong undergraduate support and student political activism.


Athletics

UCSC's athletic teams are known as the Banana Slugs and they compete in NCAA Division III, in 12 varsity sports, for both men and women. Their distinctive colors are blue and gold and their mascot is Sammy the Slug.


Notable Alumni

Among UC Santa Cruz's noteworthy alumni, there are: Laurie Garrett - Newsday science reporter and author, Pulitzer Prize winner, Austin E. Quigley - Dean of Columbia College of Columbia University, Susan Wojcicki - Vice President, Product Management at Google, Brannon Braga - award-winning film writer for Star Trek Generations, Richard Bandler - co-creator of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Joseph DeRisi - molecular biologist, Professor at UC San Francisco, MacArthur Fellow, known for work on SARS and malaria, and Kathryn D. Sullivan - astronaut.

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Hotels & Accommodations

Motel Santa Cruz from 69 $ .A short distance from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and other popular area attractions, this California motel provides comfortable accommodations and 24-hour front desk service. Motel Santa Cruz is located only a short stroll from the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. Guests can also easily find the Monterey Bay Whale Watch as well as a number of shopping centers and restaurants. While staying at the Santa Cruz Motel can also enjoy free on-site parking as well as wireless internet access. The motel also offers on-site laundry facilities. more...

Motel Santa Cruz is 2.77 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz located on 370 Ocean Street Street in Santa Cruz Click for Directions

The closest accommodation near University of California, Santa Cruz Campus is Santa Cruz Private Tranquility - 1.93 mi located on 246 Sims Road Street in Santa Cruz

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Pet Friendly Hotels Near University of California, Santa Cruz Pet Friendly Hotels

Motel 6 Watsonville -Monterey AreaPet Friendly Hotels Near University of California, Santa Cruz

125 Silver Leaf Drive ,Watsonville,CA

Ocean Lodge -Santa CruzPet Friendly Hotels Near University of California, Santa Cruz

1015 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

Pacific Inn Santa CruzPet Friendly Hotels Near University of California, Santa Cruz

330 Ocean Street ,Santa Cruz,CA



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