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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: 8.3 / 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: 8.1 / 10

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A lot of good accommodation options in the area are available and the best of them are listed below:
Budget Hotels
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites

2.88 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $53 Book Now

505 Riverside Ave,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 7.4 / 10

Free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and the Boardwalk a 10-minute stroll are a great value proposition for our guests at the Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, which also offers free parking. The one-floor Americas Best Value Inn has 25 budget-priced rooms, all with cable TV and free Wi-Fi. No need to spring for breakfast, since the hotel offers a free spread of breads, pastries, cereal, fruit, coffee and juice. Some rooms have mini-fridges and microwaves to help you save even more dough on dining. The hotel also has a 24-hour on-site manager and free parking. The Americas Best Value Inn is just across the San Lorenzo River from downtown Santa Cruz. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and amusement park are about a mile south or a 10-minute stroll. Experience the magic of ancient trees at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, about six miles north. The Mystery Spot is four miles north. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 31 miles south. more...

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Oceana Inn Santa Cruz

2.65 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $54 Book Now

525 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 6.4 / 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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Capri Motel

2.99 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $54 Book Now

337 Riverside Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 6.5 / 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


from $55 Book Now

619 Riverside Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 5.9 / 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 our 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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Fireside Inn By The Beach Boardwalk & Bowling

3 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $55 Book Now

311 2nd Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 7.7 / 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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Mid-Range Hotels
The Inn At Pasatiempo

1.98 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $107 Book Now

555 Highway 17,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.3 / 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


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126 Plymouth St.,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 7.2 / 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 $67 Book Now

110 Plymouth Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.1 / 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 $111 Book Now

1505 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 7.5 / 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

2.14 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $89 Book Now

1410 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.2 / 10

Free hot breakfast with cinnamon rolls, complimentary Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool add up to a sweet deal for our 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 $142 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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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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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: 9.7 / 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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Villa Vista

5.29 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $533 Book Now

22800 East Cliff Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.6 / 10

Located in Santa Cruz, 3.9 km from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Villa Vista provides accommodation with a hot tub. Complimentary WiFi is available. The units have tiled floors and include a seating area with a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen and a private bathroom. Some units include a balcony and/or a patio with sea or mountain views. The holiday home offers a barbecue. If you would like to discover the area, cycling is possible in the surroundings. Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse is 5 km from Villa Vista. The nearest airport is Mineta San Jose International Airport, 46 km from the accommodation. more...

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Four Points By Sheraton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley

4.66 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $134 Book Now

5030 Scotts Valley Drive,Scotts Valley,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.5 / 10

Four Points by Sheraton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Oklahoma City (OK). The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at Four Points by Sheraton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The property offers various recreational opportunities. Discover all Oklahoma City (OK) has to offer by making Four Points by Sheraton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley your base. 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 juices Monterey 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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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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Area Hotels & Motels

Torch Lite Inn from 76 $ .Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are standard at the Torch Lite Inn, where guests can enjoy a seasonal outdoor pool, reasonable rates and a location close to the boardwalk. Cable TV and free Wi-Fi are standard in all 38 rooms at this two-story hotel. Rooms open to exterior corridors, and non-smoking rooms are available. Guests can take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool and make use of the laundry facility to keep their wardrobes fresh. Parking is free. The hotel is about a mile from Cabrillo Highway and from downtown Santa Cruz. Ride exciting thrill rides or relax by the beach at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, a half-mile away. Explore 90 shops and restaurants at Capitola Mall, four miles away. It`s 34 miles to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. more...

Torch Lite Inn is 2.89 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz located on 500 Riverside Avenue 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 Santa Cruz Private Tranquility - 1.93 mi located on 246 Sims Road Street in Santa Cruz

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