Santa Cruz American Music Festival

Santa Cruz American Music Festival

Santa Cruz American Music Festival

Santa Cruz American Music Festival | Memorial Day Weekend - May 27 & 28, 2017 | Aptos Village Park, Aptos, CA

Places To Stay

Places To Stay

Santa Cruz Chamber of CommerceFor a complete list of places to stay in and around Santa Cruz please visit the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce website.

Beach House Rentals
Phone:
800.330.2979
Website: www.beach-houserentals.com
At Beach House Rentals, we specialize in working with our guests to select their next fully furnished vacation rental in Santa Cruz County. Beach House Rentals provides a wide selection of vacation homes, townhomes and condos that serve the needs of all budgets, tastes, families, and groups. We feature a wide variety of beach houses located between the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor and the Cement Ship in Aptos, with the majority of our beach houses located in the charming town of Capitola Village. Enjoy a home with a million dollar ocean view of the Monterey Bay or a cottage in the quaint, boutique town of Capitola Village just steps to many galleries, shops, fine dining and casual restaurants, nightlife with live entertainment, and the beach! Contact us today and we’ll gladly assist you in finding the perfect vacation rental that fits your needs!

Super 8
Suni Patel
338 Riverside Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-426-3707
Fax:
831-426-0547
Fully enjoy your stay in Santa Cruz. As our guest, you can leave your car in the parking lot and walk to the Boardwalk, beach, wharf, restaurants, and other local attractions without driving and parking hassles. Located 2 blocks from the Beach/Boardwalk. Pool, free continental breakfast, cable/satellite TV, free wifi, no pets. King & Queen beds. All rooms have microwave, fridge, hairdryer, plasma TVs, and free wi-fi.

Best Western Seacliff Inn
Ruby Bakhti
7500 Old Dominion Ct.
Aptos, CA 95003
Phone:
831 688-7300
Fax:
831 685-3603
Just a minute’s walk from Seacliff State Beach, The Best Western Seacliff Inn offers a fun and family oriented atmosphere. The Seacliff Inn sits on six beautifully landscaped acres with scenic garden paths. Our motivated and positive staff will be sure to make your stay with us a memorable one! For your dining pleasures, choose from our room service menu, or journey down to our full service restaurant, Severino’s Bar and Grill, to enjoy appetizers, beverages, delicious entrees, in the company of your family members and friends. Check out Severino’s Bar and Grill Events Calendar for our current live entertainment schedule. The Best Western Seacliff Inn also offers comfortable meeting rooms accommodating up to 150 guests. We to look forward seeing you here at the Seacliff Inn… Where Weekends Never End!

Howard Johnson Inn
Bipin Patel
130 West Cliff Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831 423-7737
Fax:
831 429-6200
Whether you are on a business trip or on a vacation with your family, the friendly staff at Howard Johnson Santa Cruz at the Pier can accommodate your needs to make your stay comfortable and relaxing! We assure that your stay at Santa Cruz Howard Johnson can be relaxing and fun for you and your family since it’s located just one block from the beach and the wharf and only walking distance to many shopping and dining establishments.

Comfort Inn
Kirti Patel
314 Riverside Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-471-9999
Fax:
831-429-5000
You’ll find friendly customer service, sophisticated accommodations, and an ideal location for an affordable price. Each suite is fully equipped with satellite TV and high-speed wireless Internet. Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast, fitness center, garage parking, business services and meeting facilities accommodating up to 40 people. We’re exceptionally close (one block!) to the ocean, the Boardwalk, and the harbor where lots of yachts make their home. Fabulous food choices and shopping options are just a half-mile away in downtown Santa Cruz.

Cotillion Gardens RV Park
Garry Bohn
300 Old Big Trees Road
Felton, CA 95018
Phone:
831 335-7669

Beachnest Vacation Rentals
Liz Pickart
180 7th Avenue #203
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone:
831-722-0888
Fax:
831-688-4976
Oceanfront Vacation Rental Homes in Santa Cruz County. Beachnest Vacation Rentals offers high end, family and pet-friendly vacation rental properties for rent in Santa Cruz County. Our portfolio of properties range from oceanfront studio cottages for 1 to 2 persons, to 4 bedroom contemporary homes in gated communities on the beach! We emphasize QUALITY and high caliber customer service to guarantee the vacation of a lifetime in one of the most beautiful spots on the Central Coast. Check us out on Facebook.

Edgewater Beach Motel
Win Alexander
525 2nd Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-423-0440 831-429-5815
Fax:
831 423-0470
Located on Beach Hill, overlooking and just a few steps (literally) from the Monterey Bay (a National Marine Sanctuary), Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Wharf, Millionaires Row, Light House Point, Steamers Lane and wide sandy beaches framed by redwood-covered Santa Cruz mountains. Breathtaking vistas enhanced by the area’s delightfully mild climate makes Santa Cruz and our location memorable.

Carousel Beach Inn
Lisa Morley
110 Riverside Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831 425-7090
Fax:
831 423-2438
If you were any closer to the beach you’d have sand in your shoes! Conveniently located right across the street from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the Carousel Beach Inn exemplifies family friendly lodging. In addition to a great location, guests appreciate the Carousel’s complimentary continental breakfast, and free wifi. Carousel Beach Inn 110 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-425-7090 http://www.santacruzmotels.com/carousel

Hotel Paradox
Julie Baylor
611 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-425-7100
Fax:
650-328-2924
The new Hotel Paradox in beautiful Santa Cruz is introducing a chic vibe to hotel lodging on the Central Coast. Designed with a fine eye to detail, the boutique Hotel Paradox features top-level hospitality, sophisticated hotel rooms and suites, modern amenities, meeting space, and a full-service restaurant and bar. Our full-service restaurant and indoor-outdoor bar, Solaire, features fresh farm-to-table cuisine and premium beverage selections. The Pool, featuring cabanas and fire pits, is the social hub of activity at Hotel Paradox. Other hotel amenities include a poolside fitness center, business services, and complimentary high speed wireless Internet access.

Seaway Inn
Dan Aspromonte
176 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-471-9004
Fax:
831-471-0239
Mention Santa Cruz Chamber for special discount. A charming Santa Cruz hotel perched on Millionaires Row overlooking the gorgeous Monterey Bay. It has all the warmth and coziness of a classic beach hotel with a full array of modern amenities. It is located at the gateway to West Cliff Drive, a roadway which meanders along the coast offering breathtaking ocean views. It is just a short walk to family fun at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, world-class surfing at Steamer Lane, fine dining at the Municipal Wharf, and unique shops and entertainment in bustling Downtown Santa Cruz. The Seaway Inn is your choice for comfort and convenience in a heavenly, serene location.

West Cliff Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
Tamara Mims
174 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
800-979-0910 831-457-2200
Fax:
831-457-2221
This fully renovated inn features a breezy, coastal-inspired decor including fabrics in crisp blues and whites, rattan furnishings with a mix of recycled woods and locally found artisan accessories. Walk to the historic Beach Boardwalk, bike along the water or shop at the most eclectic stores in California for the perfect getaway. Guests enjoy ocean views, complimentary full breakfast, afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres, freshly-baked cookies and bicycles to borrow. This Four Sisters Inn blends the modern luxuries and sophisticated services of a boutique hotel with the traditional amenities and architecture of a B & B.

Venture Valley
Bonnie Wendt
1550 Tindall Ranch Road
Corralitos, CA 95076
Phone:
831 761-9940
Fax:
831 761-1800
Looking for the Perfect Location for your Next Event? Welcome to Venture Valley, an All-inclusive Meeting & Event Facility with Overnight Accommodations in the Santa Cruz Mountains above the Monterey Bay, in California. Venture Valley is a unique alternative to the usual hotel and meeting venue, situated on 50 acres of sunny redwoods and meadows but only an hour or so from the Silicon Valley Venture Valley is designed to provide the optimum setting and inspiration for productive and successful meetings. We specialize in meetings and gatherings where one group or organization has exclusive use of the facilities. Venture Valley is an ideal setting for intimate group gatherings. Organizations looking for a luxury California executive retreat will love our mountain location above Santa Cruz, near the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Our executive business retreat offers all-inclusive packages tailored for each group. Our meeting rooms are unlike traditional conference rooms found at large Central California meeting facilities. Corporate retreats at Venture Valley can be planned to include excursions to nearby towns. The staff are always ready to assist you at our Monterey Bay corporate meeting facility. We invite you to contact us for a customized quote for your next group meeting or to learn more about our services.

Chaminade Resort & Spa
Kevin Herbst
One Chaminade Lane
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Phone:
831 475-5600
Fax:
831 476-4798
The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Chaminade Resort & Spa is a spectacular mountaintop retreat in Santa Cruz. Our historic Mission-style resort overlooks sweeping views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Chaminade is a luxurious destination for executive meetings, celebrations and getaways

Monarch Cove Inn
Krista Harris
620 El Salto Dr.
Capitola, CA 95010
Phone:
831-464-1295
Fax:
831-464-2812
Monarch Cove Inn is located on historic Depot Hill in Capitola, California. Poised on an ocean cliff, the Monarch Cove Inn looks out onto the breathtaking curve of Monterey Bay. Accommodations are intimately nestled among flower filled gardens and a monarch butterfly habitat. Enjoy a memorable stay on our 2.5 acre estate with uniquely appointed Victorian guestrooms and cottages, which are a thoughtful blend of yesterday and today. We are conveniently located within walking distance to Capitola Village. You can also stroll along the eucalyptus-lined pathway through the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary that leads to New Brighton State Beach. Breakfast is served to your room daily.

Ramada Limited Santa Cruz
Bhavesh Patel
516 Water Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-426-6111
Fax:
831-426-2242
Ramada Limited Santa Cruz Water Street hotel is just one mile from beautiful beaches and the many attractions at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Our hotel near University of California, Santa Cruz, is located on Highway 1. When you book a room at our Santa Cruz, CA, hotel, look forward to a restorative stay and thoughtful amenities. Enjoy free continental breakfast with waffles and your free copy of USA Today. On a warm day, go for a refreshing swim in our heated outdoor pool and lounge on the patio. Connect to free Wi-Fi Internet access from the comfort of your hotel room, which features a microwave and refrigerator. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult at our non-smoking hotel.

Sea & Sand Inn
Lisa Morley
201 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831 427-3400
Fax:
831 466-9882
Nestled along picturesque West Cliff Drive overlooking beautiful Monterey Bay, the Sea & Sand Inn is the ultimate romantic getaway. The comfortable inn has 22 ocean-view rooms and suites, some with fireplaces, in-room spas, or private outdoor hot tubs. After a complimentary continental breakfast, step out to the garden patio and enjoy panoramic view of the Santa Cruz Wharf with its quaint shops and world-class restaurants; the mile-long Main Beach; and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Sea & Sand Inn 201 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 427-3400 www.santacruzmotels.com/sea_and_sand

Best Western All Suites Inn
Maryana Ambagis
500 ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-458-9898
Fax:
831-429-1903
You’ll find friendly customer service, sophisticated accommodations, and an ideal location for an affordable price. Each suite is fully equipped with satellite TV and high-speed wireless Internet. Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast, fitness center, garage parking, business services and meeting facilities accommodating up to 40 people.

Holiday Inn Express
Amy Buitenhek
1855 Main Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone:
831-728-3600
Fax:
831-728-9600
Situated in the lush Pajaro Valley and close to several alluring Central Coast communities, this hotel’s location is right off Highway 1. In fact, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Watsonville is just moments from the major businesses and attractions that characterize the Monterey Bay area. Corporate travelers appreciate that we have free high-speed, wireless Internet access throughout the facility so they can work in comfort. We also offer a Business Center with copy, fax and print services. Pioneering companies like Driscoll, Granite and West Marine Products are all located in Watsonville, California. The hotel’s leisure guests prefer us as the perfect stopping point since we’re close to Santa Cruz (famous for the Boardwalk, beaches and harbors), the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Roaring Camp Railroad. Shopaholics can’t miss the Gilroy Factory Outlets. For a truly “out-of-this-world” experience, don’t forget to visit the Mystery Spot! After a full day of work or activities, relax in Watsonville, California at our hotel’s accommodations. Amenities like a heated, indoor pool and a bubbling whirlpool are available to our guests. Don’t miss the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, served fresh each and every morning. Come, experience why we’re the best place to stay in Watsonville for your visit to the Central Coast. The hotel’s staff is waiting to welcome you.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Joel Koper
1410 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
(831) 466- 9100
Fax:
(831) 466-9916
You can relish the comforts of home when you choose to stay at the new Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz East. Our hotel’s location offers easy access to the Boardwalk, picturesque beaches, towering redwoods and terrific shopping. Our new Santa Cruz, CA hotel is the perfect starting point for a trip to Northern California. Corporate guests appreciate our business amenities and the location of our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA. We are located near local businesses such as Plantronics, Santa Cruz County Offices and UC Santa Cruz. We offer free high-speed, wireless Internet access and a 24-hour Business Center, so you can stay productive while you travel. You can enjoy a barefoot stroll along the beach, thrill rides at the historic Santa Cruz Boardwalk or a visit to the Surfing Museum because our Santa Cruz hotel’s location is perfect for a California vacation. The family might love a ride on the Roaring Camp Railroad through the Redwood forest. It’s easy to take a vineyard tour, indulge in shopping at the Capitola Village or take a stroll along the Santa Cruz wharf. Our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA has outstanding amenities like a well-equipped Fitness Center, a Sauna and a sparkling, outdoor pool and guest patio. Our contemporary rooms pamper you with HDTV and iPod docking stations. There’s even a free, hot breakfast. Discover why we’re the best choice among hotels in Santa Cruz, CA.

The Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley
John Sevilla
6001 La Madrona Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95066
Phone:
831 440-1000
Located at the Mt. Hermon exit of Highway 17, the Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley is perfectly located to enjoy all of Santa Cruz County. With 174 rooms including 19 suites, fitness center, outdoor heated pool, restaurant and lounge we are a great home base from which to explore Santa Cruz. Experience creative California Cuisine in the Stonehouse Bar & Grill or enjoy room service while relaxing in our well appointed guest rooms. We offer complimentary high speed wireless internet access, free self and valet parking and 24 hour bell service. Stay where the mountain and ocean air come to play.

Bella Notte
Darrell & Lam Perkins
21305 East Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone:
831-600-0001
Fax:
831-464-3682
Bella Notte, “The Inn at East Cliff.” Relax in Mediterranean splendor just two blocks from the Pacific Ocean. Bella Notte Inn offers ten luxurious rooms, each custom designed to make your feel at home the moment you step in the door. Tucked away in the Live Oaks neighborhood of Santa Cruz, Bella Notte Inn is the perfect choice for a romantic weekend away, a relaxing day at the beach, or visiting some of the Monterey Bay Area’s award-winning wineries. Bella Notte translates to “a beautiful evening”. To ensure we live up to our name, we’ve lavished every room with the finest Italian bedding, imported Italian marble countertops, custom cabinetry and heated tile floors in all bathrooms. Top Rankings on Tripadvisor & Yelp. Complimentary breakfast, wifi, and parking. Experience Santa Cruz in supreme comfort. Call today and enjoy “la dolce vita” at Bella Notte Inn.

Vacasa Rentals of Santa Cruz
Deven Siggins
P.O Box 4197
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
Phone:
831-205-7458 503-345-9399
Fax:
503-897-7036
Vacasa Rentals offers privately-owned, professionally managed vacation rental homes in Santa Cruz and the beautiful surrounding area! Each home is completely unique and amenities will vary, but many include gourmet kitchens, complimentary WiFi, pet friendly policies, private hot tubs, and breathtaking ocean views. Visit our website for detailed property listings, updated availability, and easy online booking. We look forward to hosting you soon!

Santa Cruz Dream Inn
Max Schultz
175 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831 460-5000 866-774-7735
Fax:
831 427-2025
With Cowell’s Beach as its backyard and the historic Boardwalk just a few steps away, the Santa Cruz Dream Inn with its retro-chic stylings and laid back atmosphere is a fun culmination of the beach and the town of Santa Cruz. Every guestroom features views of the Monterey Bay from private balconies and patios. Recently renovated, every room features complimentary wifi, iPod docking stations and flat screen televisions with media hubs for easy game system or computer connectivity. With breathtaking views, guests can unwind on the spacious beachfront pool deck which features a Jacuzzi as well as a Children’s wading pool. The hotel is also home to Santa Cruz’s premiere ocean front dining, Aquarius Restaurant. Aquarius features causal California coastal cuisine. With flexible meeting and event space with floor to ceiling windows, the Dream Inn is also ideal for guests planning their next event in Santa Cruz.

Venture Valley
Bonnie Wendt
1550 Tindall Ranch Road
Corralitos, CA 95076
Phone:
831 761-9940
Fax:
831 761-1800
Looking for the Perfect Location for your Next Event? Welcome to Venture Valley, an All-inclusive Meeting & Event Facility with Overnight Accommodations in the Santa Cruz Mountains above the Monterey Bay, in California. Venture Valley is a unique alternative to the usual hotel and meeting venue, situated on 50 acres of sunny redwoods and meadows but only an hour or so from the Silicon Valley Venture Valley is designed to provide the optimum setting and inspiration for productive and successful meetings. We specialize in meetings and gatherings where one group or organization has exclusive use of the facilities. Venture Valley is an ideal setting for intimate group gatherings. Organizations looking for a luxury California executive retreat will love our mountain location above Santa Cruz, near the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Our executive business retreat offers all-inclusive packages tailored for each group. Our meeting rooms are unlike traditional conference rooms found at large Central California meeting facilities. Corporate retreats at Venture Valley can be planned to include excursions to nearby towns. The staff are always ready to assist you at our Monterey Bay corporate meeting facility. We invite you to contact us for a customized quote for your next group meeting or to learn more about our services.

Beach Street Inn and Suites
Chris Ferrante
125 Beach St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-423-3031
Fax:
831-423-2607
Newly renovated rooms! We are located on the Santa Cruz coastline across from Main Beach and the volleyball courts. With most rooms overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay of the Pacific Ocean, the Beach Street Inn and Suites is the perfect beach escape for a romantic getaway, family vacation or while attending a meeting. All rooms have kitchens or microwave/sink/refrigerators, DVDs and iPod docking stations, bike rentals available on site, outdoor pool, fire pit and BBQ area. Fantastic views all await you. A wide choice of Restaurants, Shops, Art Galleries, Museums, Movie Theaters and Pubs are also close by.

Mission Inn
Kenn Clark
2250 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-425-5455
Fax:
831-469-4870
Located minutes from the beach, municipal wharf, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, downtown shopping, tennis, golf, running paths, historic home tours, redwood forests and UC Santa Cruz, the Mission Inn makes it easy to enjoy the best of Santa Cruz and the Monterey Bay. We offer a free continental breakfast, free wi-fi and plenty of free parking. With a beautifully landscaped Spanish-style courtyard, the Mission Inn offers a convenient, comfortable and welcoming oasis in a convenient area of Santa Cruz. A family-owned hotel, our friendly, helpful staff is here to ensure you have a peaceful and pleasant stay.

Rio Sands Hotel
Raquel Melenudo
116 Aptos Beach
Aptos, CA 95003
Phone:
831-688-3207
A great family hotel just a 2 minute stroll from the beach where you can walk on the sand for miles in either direction. Enjoy our pool heated to 80˚ year round and Jacuzzi. Picnic area with BBQ pits. Rooms sleep 2-6 people, all rooms have microwave, refrigerator, in room coffee, some available with kitchens. Kids love our family suites with bunk beds! Tempur-Pedic beds in king rooms. Expanded continental breakfast with fresh baked waffles. Banquet and meeting room available for gatherings of all kinds. Free high-speed internet.

Darling House – A Bed & Breakfast Inn by the Sea
Denise Darling
314 West Cliff Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831 458-1958
Fax:
831-458-0320
Directly on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, overlooking the Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Wharf and the Santa Cruz Mountains we offer ocean front accommodations from romantic couples get-away to weddings, corporate retreats, family vacations and reunions. As the only Bed and Breakfast directly on the Ocean in Santa Cruz, we are ideally located on beautiful West Cliff Drive where you are a stroll away from Lighthouse Point, Steamer Lane, Cowell’s Beach, & the Boardwalk. Easy access to UC Santa Cruz and downtown.

Hampton Inn
Tejal Sood
1505 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone:
831-457-8000
Fax:
831-457-8900
Come over to the coast and experience one of America’s great beach towns – Santa Cruz! Experience our 29 miles of gorgeous coastline and crashing surf; arcades, rides, and entertainment at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk; ride through the Redwood forests at Roaring Camp Railroad; take in a performance of UCSC’s Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Or enjoy any of the special events happening in and around Santa Cruz throughout the year… so much to do and see! Named by some experts the “Best Seaside Amusement Park” in the world, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is just down the street… as are the fun and historic Pacific Garden Mall, UCSC, the Santa Cruz Mystery Spot, Capitola Village, and our many local state Parks and Beaches. Check out our “Things to Do” page for a listing of great Santa Cruz local events – and another list of great FREE things to do in Santa Cruz! Santa Cruz is a great place to live (one of the 30 best towns in America, according to Outside magazine), an even greater place to vacation, and the absolutely BEST place to surf! So when you think hotels in Santa Cruz, think the Hampton Inn. We’d love to have you here!

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