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Howard Johnson Inn Santa Cruz

130 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 US

Check in:
After 3:00 PM
Check in: After 3:00 PM
Check out:
Before 11:00 AM
Check out: Before 11:00 AM
TripAdvisor Rating
3.05Average TripAdvisor Overall Rating of 3.0 of 5 for Howard Johnson Inn Santa Cruz
  • Phone Numbers
      Phone: 1-877-449-1462
      Fax: 1-831-429-6200
      Reservation: 1-877-449-1462
  • No smoking
  • ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel. Sorry, no other pets are allowed.

Howard Johnson Inn
  • Primarily smaller, low-rise hotel
  • If no restaurant, free light breakfast
  • Swimming pool (varies by location)
  • Small meeting room (varies by location)
Howard Johnson Inn Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CaliforniaHoward Johnson Inn Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, California
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Walking Distance to the Beach and Close to Amenities

Have fun in the sun at our Howard Johnson Inn Santa Cruz hotel near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA is right across from scenic Santa Cruz Wharf and just minutes from great shopping, restaurants and sightseeing on the boardwalk.

Give your morning a boost with free Rise & Shine continental breakfast, and check your email with free high-speed Internet access. You can prepare meals to bring to the beach using your in-room microwave and refrigerator. At the end of a full day of sightseeing, soak in our outdoor hot tub. Enjoy staying in one of our ocean view rooms, Jacuzzi suites, or balcony rooms. We offer free parking for your convenience. Handicapped-accessible and non-smoking rooms are available at our Santa Cruz, CA, hotel.



Ride roller coasters, play mini-golf or shop until you drop at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, just a short drive from our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA. This popular area attraction has something fun for everyone, including California’s only beachside amusement park and miles of beautiful beach for strolling or sunbathing.

Spend an afternoon exploring the interesting exhibits at The Museum of Art & History, or tour the campus of University of California Santa Cruz. Go fishing at Santa Cruz Wharf, which features great shops, restaurants and water recreation across the street from our hotel. If golf is your game, nearby Pasatiempo Golf Club offers an exciting day on the greens.


Enjoy fresh seafood and a waterfront setting at Ideal Bar & Grill or spicy Mexican dishes at Las Palmas Taco Bar, both within easy walking distance of our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA. Order mouthwatering clam chowder at nearby Gilbert’s Seafood Grill Restaurant or hearty sandwiches at Beach Street Café.


Please note that guests must be at least 21 years old to check in.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast: Complimentary Breakfast offered

  • Internet

    Internet: High Speed Internet Access

  • Salon/Spa

    Salon/Spa: Onsite Salon/SPA

  • Hot Tub

    Hot Tub: Common Hot tub

  • Kitchenette In Room

    Kitchenette In Room: Some guest rooms feature kitchenettes

Amenities & Services

  • Commercial
  • Health Activities and Sports
        Hot Tub
  • Hotel Info and Services
        Ice Machine
  • Non-Sport Outdoor Activities
  • Technology Services
        High Speed Internet Access - Business Center
        High Speed Internet Access - Meeting Rooms
        High Speed Internet Access - Public Areas
        Wired Data Connection - Business Center
        Wireless Data Connection - Business Center
        Wireless Data Connection - Public Areas
  • Transportation and Parking
        Disabled Parking
        Outdoor Parking

Hotel Policies

  • Check-In Time
      3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time
      11:00 AM
  • Children Stay Free Policy
      Yes And Child Max Age is 17
  • Pet Policy
      ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel. Sorry, no other pets are allowed.
  • Smoke Free Policy
      100% Non Smoking

Hotel Fees

  • Rollaway Bed
      Starting at 35 USD per night



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