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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: 7.7 / 10

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Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

2.1 mi / 3.39 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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Guest Score: 7.2 / 10

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Best Western Inn

2.1 mi / 3.38 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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Guest Score: 7.6 / 10

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If you're visiting University of California, Santa Cruz , there are plenty of nearby accommodations. All hotels listed below are within an easy drive off the campus:
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Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz

2.28 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $55 Book Now

1015 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 4.7 / 10

Rooms include cable TV and free Wi-Fi at the National 9 Motel, which offers reasonable rates and a convenient location off Cabrillo Highway. Free Wi-Fi is included in all 18 rooms at this single-story hotel, along with hairdryers and cable TV. Rooms open to exterior corridors, and non-smoking rooms are available. The front desk is open 24 hours for guest convenience. Parking is free, and pets are allowed. The National 9 Motel is located off Cabrillo Highway, three miles from the University of California Santa Cruz. Get a history lesson at the Santa Cruz Museum of National History, one-and-a-half miles away. Hiking, biking and equestrian trails are available at Wilder Ranch State Park, four miles away. It`s 33 miles to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. more...

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Capri Motel

2.99 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $56 Book Now

337 Riverside Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 6.4 / 10

Located a short walk from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the Capri Motel offers free parking and easy access to a variety of local attractions. Free WiFi is available in all rooms and free parking is available as well.Featuring a flat-screen TV with cable channels, all en suite rooms include a refrigerator and a microwave. Each air-conditioned unit is bright and simply furnished.Fax and photocopying services are available at Santa Cruz Capri Motel for added convenience, as well as a vending machine.The Bonny Doon Winery Tasting Room is 3.2 km from this motel. Offering great surfing spots, Main Beach is just steps away. San Jose Airport is 45 minutes` drive away from the Capri Motel. more...

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Surf City Inn & Suites

2.83 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


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619 Riverside Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 5.8 / 10

Free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool and the Boardwalk a 10-minute stroll make the Beachway Inn and Suites a favorite of Priceline guests, who also like the free parking. The Beachway has 61 rooms in a two-story motel building with exterior corridors. Rooms feature coffee/tea makers, cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Carb loading is approved of at the free continental breakfast of cereal, milk, coffee and juice. Your surfing board shorts will also come in handy for a swim in the seasonally heated indoor pool and a soak in the hot tub. The hotel has free parking. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is about a mile south by car and 10 minutes on foot from the Beachway Inn. Downtown Santa Cruz is less than a mile northwest, and the Mystery Spot — a quirky attraction surrounded by Redwoods — is four miles north. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 31 miles south. more...

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Aqua Breeze Inn

3.03 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $58 Book Now

204 Second Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 6.8 / 10

A location one block from the Boardwalk makes our guests happy at the Aqua Breeze Inn, where you`ll also find an outdoor pool and in-room fridges and microwaves. The Aqua Breeze Inn has 50 wallet-friendly rooms in a three-story building with exterior corridors. Rooms sport coffee/tea makers, microwaves, mini-fridges and premium cable TV. Mini-suites are available. You may need a wet suit to enjoy the nearby surf, but a normal suit will do for the seasonal outdoor pool here. The hotel also has a laundry facility and Wi-Fi access. The Aqua Breeze Inn is a block north of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and amusement park. Downtown is about a half-mile northwest, and the Mystery Spot is four miles north. The University of California - Santa Cruz is about three miles away. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 31 miles south. more...

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Fireside Inn By The Beach Boardwalk & Bowling

3 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $58 Book Now

311 2nd Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 7.4 / 10

Less than a block from the Boardwalk, Fireside Inn is a great home base for exploring Santa Cruz. Cable TV is included in all 25 rooms at the two-story Fireside Inn, and microwaves and mini-fridges are available upon request. Room doors open to the exterior, and non-smoking rooms can be requested. Available Wi-Fi lets guests stay in touch with friends. The front desk is open 24 hours a day. Fireside Inn is conveniently located near Cabrillo Highway. It`s less than one block from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, where you can feel like a kid again. Sample dozens of shops and restaurants at Capitola Mall, one mile away. The hotel is 34 miles from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. more...

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The Inn At Pasatiempo

1.98 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $143 Book Now

555 Highway 17,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 7.7 / 10

An outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and an on-site restaurant are among the highlights of the non-smoking Inn at Pasatiempo. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, the boutique inn has 54 gracious rooms in a one-story building. Accommodations feature warm country French furnishings, cathedral ceilings and wooden shutters. Amenities include premium cable TV, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges and coffee/tea makers. Parking is free, and the front desk is open 24 hours a day. The Inn at Pasatiempo is off Highway 17, just east of Pasatiempo Golf Club. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is about three miles south and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is about four miles northwest. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 29 miles south. more...

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Best Western Inn

2.1 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $95 Book Now

126 Plymouth St.,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 7.6 / 10

Free continental breakfast, free internet and a hot tub sweeten the deal for Priceline 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 $77 Book Now

110 Plymouth Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 7.2 / 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 $149 Book Now

1505 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 4.2 / 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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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz East

2.14 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $99 Book Now

1410 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8 / 10

Free hot breakfast with cinnamon rolls, complimentary Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool add up to a sweet deal for Priceline guests at the non-smoking Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz East. The three-floor Holiday Inn Express has 100 contemporary rooms, all with hardwood furniture, coffee/tea makers, microwaves, mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi and 42-inch, flat-panel TVs with premium cable TV. Doze off dreaming of the morning`s free hot breakfast, with signature cinnamon rolls and a rotating menu of eggs, omelets, bacon, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, muffins, toast, bagels, cereal, fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee, juice and more. Have fun in the warm California sun on the guest patio or in the seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel also has a sauna and a fitness center. The Holiday Inn Express is about a half-mile east across the river from downtown. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and amusement park are two miles south of the hotel. The University of California - Santa Cruz is about four miles away. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 30 miles south. more...

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Surfers Dream Destination

5.55 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $214 Book Now

,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Set in Santa Cruz, Surfers Dream Destination is 5 km from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse is 5 km from the property.All units include a satellite TV. There is also a kitchen, fitted with a dishwasher, oven and microwave. A toaster and coffee machine are also offered. Every unit features a private bathroom with a hairdryer.Pacific Avenue is 5 km from Surfers Dream Destination, while Santa Cruz Surfing Museum is 6 km away. The nearest airport is Mineta San Jose International Airport, 45 km from the property. more...

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Pleasure Point Vacation Rental

5.37 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $300 Book Now

2800 Chesterfield Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.9 / 10

Pleasure Point Vacation Rental is an accommodation set in Santa Cruz, 4 km from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and 5 km from Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse. Free WiFi is provided.This air-conditioned 3-bedroom holiday home comes with a seating area, a cable flat-screen TV and a kitchen with a dishwasher.The holiday home offers a barbecue. Cycling can be enjoyed nearby.Pacific Avenue is 5 km from Pleasure Point Vacation Rental, while Santa Cruz Surfing Museum is 5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Mineta San Jose International Airport, 46 km from the accommodation. more...

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Deer Run In Felton

3.16 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $300 Book Now

423 Deer Run Road,Felton,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.8 / 10

Featuring accommodation with a balcony, Deer Run in Felton is located in Felton. This property offers access to free WiFi. The holiday home features 3 bedrooms, a living room, a dining area and a well-appointed kitchen with a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV is provided. The holiday home offers a hot tub. If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings. San Jose is 37 km from Deer Run in Felton, while Santa Cruz is 10 km away. The nearest airport is Mineta San Jose International Airport, 39 km from the accommodation. more...

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Inn At Depot Hill

6.15 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $207 Book Now

250 Monterey Avenue,Capitola,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.7 / 10

Romantically themed rooms in a landmark building and complimentary food service get high ratings from Priceline guests at the non-smoking Inn at Depot Hill. Reflecting this two-story inn`s history as a turn-of-the-century railroad depot, the 12 non-smoking rooms each recreate a romantic destination — Paris, St. Tropez, Kyoto — during the Golden Age of train travel. In addition to rich fabrics and feather beds, in-room amenities include marble baths, robes, turndown service, and, in a nod to modernity, Wi-Fi access, cable TVs and stereos. Many have a personal hot tub on a private patio overlooking the inn`s gardens. Guests enjoy specials like banana pancakes in the dining room, or they stay in their jammies and have breakfast delivered to their room. Afternoon brings free wine and hors d`oeuvres. Additional amenities include concierge services and off-street parking. The inn is in the heart of Capitola, a seaside village with a sandy beach, fishing wharf and trendy galleries, shops and restaurants — all within five- or 10-minute walk from the property. Santa Cruz is less than six miles away. San Jose International Airport is 36 miles away. more...

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Sea & Sand Inn

3.07 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $199 Book Now

201 West Cliff Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.4 / 10

Located within 10 minutes` walk from Santa Cruz Wharf and Boardwalk, this hotel features rooms with free Wi-Fi. It offers a 24-hour reception and free guest parking.A TV and a DVD player are featured in each room at Sea & Sand Inn. All rooms provide a seating area and an en suite bathroom. Each room offers a sea view.Guests of Inn Sea & Sand can enjoy a daily continental breakfast with fresh baked goods, boiled eggs, yogurt, fresh fruit salad, coffee, tea and juicesMonterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center is 5 minutes` walk away from Sea & Sand Inn. The University of California Santa Cruz is 2 miles away. more...

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Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-sea Inn & Suites

5.45 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $115 Book Now

1435 41st Avenue,Capitola,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.4 / 10

The non-smoking Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites offers excellent amenities, including free breakfast and Wi-Fi, a mile from Capitola Beach and Wharf. The non-smoking Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites provides free Wi-Fi property-wide. All 57 rooms have flat-panel cable TVs, ironing necessities, microwaves, coffeemakers, mini-fridges and hairdryers. Some rooms have jetted tubs, fireplaces and 46-inch TVs. The hotel serves a free expanded continental breakfast with an array of hot and cold options every day, including ham and egg sandwiches, and there`s a free newspaper waiting for you at the front desk. Fax and copy facilities are available for the business traveler, as is conference and meeting space. There`s an on-site laundry facility, and dry cleaning is available as well. When you get some free time, head for the outdoor heated pool, hot tub or fitness center to stay in shape and lose the stress. Parking is free. The hotel is three miles from New Brighton State Beach, a mile from the Capitola Beach Pier and less than five miles from the Santa Cruz boardwalk. San Jose International Airport is 35 miles away, and San Francisco International is 64 miles northwest of the property. 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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Budget Inn Santa Cruz from 51 $ .Complimentary Wi-Fi, rooms with full kitchens and low rates make it easy to crash at Budget Inn Santa Cruz, conveniently located four blocks from the Boardwalk and the beach. This two-story hotel has 19 rooms with free Wi-Fi, microwaves, mini-fridges and cable TV. Some accommodations also have full kitchens, making it easy to save on eating out. Grab a snack from the vending machine and watch the sunset from the terrace on-site. Work on your tan at the beach and spend the evening enjoying dining and entertainment on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, four blocks away. Get inspired at the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, three miles from the hotel; and rip down the waves at Mitchell`s Cove, about four miles away. The redwoods are about a 10-minute drive from the property, and it`s 33 miles to San Jose International Airport. more...

Budget Inn Santa Cruz is 2.99 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz located on 110 San Lorenzo Boulevard Street in Santa Cruz Click for Directions

A number of hotels are within walking distance to campus with many others only short drives from the University.
The closest hotel near University of California, Santa Cruz Campus is The Inn At Pasatiempo - 1.98 mi located on 555 Highway 17 Street in Santa Cruz

An outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and an on-site restaurant are among the highlights of the non-smoking Inn at Pasatiempo. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, the boutique inn has 54 gracious rooms in a one-story building. Accommodations feature warm country French furnishings, cathedral ceilings and wooden shutters. Amenities include premium cable TV, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges and coffee/tea makers. Parking is free, and the front desk is open 24 hours a day. The Inn at Pasatiempo is off Highway 17, just east of Pasatiempo Golf Club. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is about three miles south and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is about four miles northwest. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 29 miles south. more...
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Pet Friendly Hotels Near University of California, Santa Cruz Pet Friendly Hotels

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

1015 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

Surf City Inn & SuitesPet Friendly Hotels Near University of California, Santa Cruz

619 Riverside Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

Aqua Breeze InnPet Friendly Hotels Near University of California, Santa Cruz

204 Second Street,Santa Cruz,CA



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