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Serenity By The Sea

2.19 mi / 3.53 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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Pleasure Point Beach House

2.19 mi / 3.53 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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Sunny Santa Cruz Bungalow

2.19 mi / 3.53 km from University of California, Santa Cruz


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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
Salt Air Lodge

2.97 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $48 Book Now

510 Leibrandt Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 6.9 / 10

A seasonal outdoor pool on-site and the Boardwalk two blocks away add up to a good night`s stay for our guests at the non-smoking Salt Air Lodge. Salt Air Lodge has 26 rooms in a two-story building with exterior corridors. Accommodations have cable TV to help you zone out, and Wi-Fi is available in public areas. There is also has a seasonal outdoor pool for those who like to float without the waves. Salt Air Lodge is two blocks north of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and amusement park and a half-mile northeast of the wharf. Downtown is about a half-mile northwest. The University of California - Santa Cruz is three miles away, the Mystery Spot is four miles away and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is five miles away. If you`re driving from San Jose International Airport, the hotel is 31 miles south. more...

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Ocean Gate Inn

3.03 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $52 Book Now

111 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 6.1 / 10

Free Wi-Fi and cozy rooms with mini-fridges and microwaves come at value rates at Ocean Gate Inn, three blocks from the Boardwalk. This three-story hotel has 25 rooms with Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, microwaves, cable TV and hairdryers. Some rooms have private balconies and views of the ocean and Boardwalk. Free parking is available. Go for some crazy, old-school rides and try out fish tacos at the Boardwalk, about three blocks away. Catch a wave or two right in the harbor, four blocks away; or head over to Mitchell`s Cove, two-and-a-half miles up the coast. On the way back, get some inspiration at the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, two miles away. San Jose International Airport is 34 miles away. more...

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Ocean Lodge - Santa Cruz

2.28 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $54 Book Now

1015 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

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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Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

2.1 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $54 Book Now

110 Plymouth Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Fitness Center or Spa

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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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: 5.8 / 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 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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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: 8.2 / 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: 7.2 / 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 $54 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 $107 Book Now

1505 Ocean Street,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 6.3 / 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 $95 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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6 Best Hotels
Pleasure Point Cottage #b

5.44 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $244 Book Now

232b 30th Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

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Surfers Dream Destination

5.55 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $199 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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Million Dollar Ocean Views

7.92 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $775 Book Now

104 Mar Vista Drive,Aptos,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Million Dollar Ocean Views is located in Aptos and offers barbecue facilities and a garden. Guests staying at this holiday home have access to free WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace.The holiday home includes 3 bedrooms and a living room with a flat-screen TV.The holiday home offers a hot tub. If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings.Monterey is 42 km from Million Dollar Ocean Views, while San Jose is 41 km away. Mineta San Jose International Airport is 43 km from the property. more...

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Villa Vista

5.29 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $550 Book Now

22800 East Cliff Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 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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Pleasure Point Vacation Rental

5.37 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $310 Book Now

2800 Chesterfield Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.8 / 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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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 99 $ .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 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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