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Featured Santa Cruz Pet Friendly Hotels

Continental Inn
Continental Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
$80
4.2/5 (67 reviews)

Staff was great very helpful rooms were very clean and liked hardwood floor

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019
Continental Inn offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you decide to drive, there's free parking. Front-desk staff can assist with ...
Pet FriendlyMicrowaveRefrigerator
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
3.5 out of 5.0 6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
$144
4.0/5 (49 reviews)

Room service, the friendly and attentive staff and how clean the hotel was.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019
Guests staying at Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking and limo/town car service. ...
Pet FriendlyParkingFree Wifi
Best Western Plus Inn Scotts Valley
Best Western Plus Inn Scotts Valley
2.5 out of 5.0 6020 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley, CA
Free Cancellation
$98
4.0/5 (65 reviews)

Good memories and breakfast staff awesome and the person who checked us in so nice!!!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019
Best Western Plus Inn Scotts Valley offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. Front-desk ...
Pet FriendlyBreakfastRefrigerator
Chaminade Resort & Spa
Chaminade Resort & Spa
4.0 out of 5.0 1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
$144
3.9/5 (12 reviews)

Our first time here and we really enjoyed it. Despite not being close to the beach, we were still able to enjoy an evening glass of wine with the Pacific in sight. Great place.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019
Chaminade Resort & Spa features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free valet and self parking are available, and there's also an airport ...
Pet FriendlyFitness CenterSports
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
4.0 out of 5.0 611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
$135
3.9/5 (79 reviews)

Pet friendly facility with a $50 surcharge. Very nice ambiance and friendly staff.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019
Guests staying at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. Parking is available for USD 10.00 per ...
Pet FriendlyDiningPool
Ocean Pacific Lodge
Ocean Pacific Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
$84
3.9/5 (183 reviews)

We always stay here when in Santa Cruz. Its near everything and every way to everything else. When we were moving with our furry family, we were very welcomed here making the first leg of our journey comfortable and helpful to us in recharge for the next 2/3 of our drive. I highly recommend Ocean ...

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2019
At Ocean Pacific Lodge, guests have access to an outdoor pool, 2 spa tubs, and free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes free parking. Staff members can ...
Pet FriendlyLaundry FacilitiesFree Parking
Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0 325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
$84
3.4/5 (86 reviews)

AMAZING location, loved how close it was to walk to the beach especially with our kids.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019
Guests of Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. If you drive, take advantage of free offsite parking. ...
Pet FriendlyAir ConditioningRefrigerator
Hotel Solares
Hotel Solares
2.5 out of 5.0 600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
$72
3.2/5 (31 reviews)

Loved the breakfast feature very convenient ..didn't like the limited parking

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019
Renovated in 2016, Hotel Solares offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. Self parking is offered for USD 10 per day. ...
Pet FriendlyPoolRefrigerator
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0 330 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
$60
2.1/5 (31 reviews)

Location is nice the room is really small broken ac/heater the hot tub in the room looked really outdated

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019
Pacific Inn Santa Cruz offers an indoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. Staff members can ...
Pet FriendlyFree WifiFree Internet

Family Friendly Santa Cruz Hotels

Natural beauty stands at the base of Santa Cruz’s appeal. It is everywhere, from the redwood-studded hillsides to the pristine shoreline with miles of walking paths and bluff-top vistas. This California bayside town, with miles of sand and surf, attracts surfers and beach lovers as well as pet-owners that want to take their companion with them whilst traveling and exploring the area surrounding this Californian city.

What to do in Santa Cruz (CA)

What better place to spend your day than on the beach? At the end of West Cliff Drive lies Natural Bridges State Beach, a stretch of soft sand edged with tide pools and sea-sculpted rock bridges. From October to early March, a colony of monarch butterflies roost in a eucalyptus grove.

This is the perfect place to watch the sunrise or sunset, to go surfing or swimming and to bring your dog. You can find lifeguards and toilets on site as well as parking facilities in case you have your own rental car. For the latter there is a fee.

Another activity that would be perfect for you and your pet is a walk through the redwoods at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. This is something that your four-legged companion will definitely appreciate. Only a few miles from downtown Santa Cruz, on Highway 9, this 1,800-acre park offers 15 miles of trails through thick, cool forests, and golden meadows.

A favorite pick for a leisurely walk is the 3/4-mile Redwood Grove Trail, a wide and flat loop around an ancient stand of giant redwoods. On summer weekends, you can join one of the many guided tours of the Grove Trail, which start from the Nature Center. Be sure to call ahead to secure your spot.

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