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Santa Cruz Private Tranquility

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


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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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Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

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


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Guest Score: 7.1 / 10

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Budget Hotels
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 Accessible

Guest Score: 4.9 / 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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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 Accessible

Guest Score: 6.6 / 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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Capri Motel

2.99 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


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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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Hitching Post Studios Inn

3.25 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


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1717 Soquel Avenue,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

A seasonal outdoor pool is available and Wi-Fi is free at the Hitching Post Motel, which also offers budget rooms with microwaves, mini-fridges and coffeemakers. Amenities in all 31 rooms at this single-story hotel include premium cable TV as well as microwaves, mini-fridges and coffeemakers. Rooms open to exterior corridors, and non-smoking rooms are available. Free Wi-Fi allows you to stay connected, and the seasonal heated outdoor pool offers a place to unwind. Parking is free, and the front desk is open 24/7. Cabrillo Highway is one-and-a-half miles away from the Hitching Post Motel. Admire the vast ocean, ride thrill rides or grab a bite to eat at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, two-and-a-half miles away. Take a tour to see how wine is made at MJA Vineyards, three miles away. It`s 34 miles to 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 $116 Book Now

555 Highway 17,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.4 / 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: 7.3 / 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: 7.1 / 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 $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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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

2.14 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $179 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 $322 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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202 Pelton Ave Home

3.39 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $533 Book Now

,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

202 Pelton Ave Home Home is an accommodation located in Santa Cruz, 1.2 km from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and a 4-minute walk from Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse. This property offers access to a balcony and free WiFi. This holiday home has a living room and a fully equipped kitchen. A flat-screen TV is offered. The holiday home offers a barbecue. If you would like to discover the area, golfing and hiking are possible in the surroundings. Santa Cruz Surfing Museum is a 7-minute walk from 202 Pelton Ave Home Home, while Pacific Avenue is 2.1 km away. Mineta San Jose International Airport is 47 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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Villa Vista

5.29 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz


from $666 Book Now

22800 East Cliff Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.7 / 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 $315 Book Now

2800 Chesterfield Drive,Santa Cruz,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.6 / 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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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

Romantically themed rooms in a landmark building and complimentary food service get high ratings from our 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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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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National 9 Motel from 60 $ .An outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi are part of the budget-friendly stay at National 9 Santa Cruz, where pets are permitted. This single-story motel has 30 rooms with cable TV, free Wi-Fi, hairdryers and irons with ironing boards. Grab a drink at the vending machine and soak in the sun by the outdoor pool. The front desk is open around the clock and fresh coffee is always perking in the lobby. Pets are welcome for a fee and parking is free. On the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 17, this hotel is about two miles from dining and entertainment on Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. University of California Santa Cruz is about four miles away. Go surfing at Mitchell`s Cove, four miles away; or take a walk into the redwoods at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, three miles away. San Jose International Airport is 32 miles north. more...

National 9 Motel is 2.1 mi from University of California, Santa Cruz located on 130 Plymouth 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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