Best Western


500 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6602
Phone: 831/458-9898   |   Fax: 831/429-1903   |   77 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS All Suites Inn!

We offer the ideal location less than two miles from the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, and within one mile of the downtown shopping area.

Historic downtown Santa Cruz is a quaint, California escape from the bustle of Hollywood. Whether guests are in town to explore UCSC or the local Santa Cruz wineries, it's a breeze to get around. Santa Cruz wine tours are a favorite getaway for guests, and of course the University of California Santa Cruz is a top-ranked university that attracts students from around the world.

This all suite property features a microwave and mini-fridge in all rooms, so you can take that delectable dinner home for seconds. Our Santa Cruz hotel also has a fitness center, hot tub, business center, sauna and guest laundry to make guests feel right at home. There's no reason to skip workouts or scramble for the nearest coffee shop to take care of a little business.

This Santa Cruz hotel is famous for a hot, complimentary breakfast. You don't need to go far to indulge in a hearty, all-American buffet. Stacks of steaming hot waffles and scrambled eggs, yogurt, fresh fruits and pastries, hot and cold cereals, and 100% Arabica coffee and chilled juices await guests every morning.

Business travelers feel right at home, and having downtown Santa Cruz just a short walk away means after-hour wining and dining is easy. This Santa Cruz hotel regularly hosts employees of AT&T®, PG&E®, the Santa Cruz County Building and Courthouse and production companies. Guests have everything necessary for the perfect business or leisure stay.

Complemented with the finest amenities and genuinely friendly staff members, our Santa Cruz hotel also features affordable prices. There's no reason to over-spend on a vacation. Guests are treated to luxury accommodations to fit any budget.

Reserve your well-appointed room at the BEST WESTERN PLUS All Suites Inn and don't forget to pack the swimsuit!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 100% Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast Eggs and Other Hot Items, Choice of Breads, Cereal, Yogurt, Fruit, Coffee/Juice
  • Steam room, inside fitness center
  • Hot tub, located outside
  • Exercise facility, open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator, access to all floors
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, English, French, Dutch, German, Korean, Spanish
  • Guest Laundry Facility Open from 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Express check out upon request, inform front desk.
  • Cable or satellite television, flat screen television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
  • Printer available
  • Fax services, nominal fee
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Meeting facilities, Maximum occupancy of 60 people
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines On each floor
  • Garage parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Atrium breakfast area
  • 24-hour coffee and tea in lobby
  • Free USA Today in lobby


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus all suites inn in Santa Cruz.


Conveniently located, the best western plus all suites inn in Santa Cruz, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 36.975079  /  Latitude: -122.018911


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Highway 1 South. Take the Ocean Street Exit to the BEST WESTERN PLUS All Suites Inn.

From: Highway 17. Take the Ocean Street Exit to the BEST WESTERN PLUS All Suites Inn.

From: Highway 1 North. Take the Ocean Street Exit to BEST WESTERN PLUS All Suites Inn.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, home to the famous Giant Dipper roller coaster, is the ultimate fun-zone in Santa Cruz. Ready for a thrill? Try riding the Tsunami, the Hurricane or the Crazy Surf. The Haunted Castle is ready for screaming fans and the Sea Swings will have you dangling.

No visit would be complete without riding the historic 1911 Looff Carousel. The variety of Arcade games, Laser Tag, Mini Golf, restaurants and shopping round out your Central Coast California visit. While in Santa Cruz, consider staying in Best Western to enjoy excellent accommodations and guest amenities.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.05 mile(s) from park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Scenic Pacific Coast Highway
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Beach & Board, Neptune's Kingdom
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Harbor
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Wilder Ranch State Park
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Long Marine Laboratory
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Roaring Railroad Camp
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz County Fairground, and NASCAR Stock Car Racing
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Greyhound Rock and whale watching
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Big Basin Redwoods State Park
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Lick Observatory, and Ano Nuevo State Resident/Northern Elephant Seal
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Shopping Mall
  • 2 mile(s) from Kings Village, local shops
  • 5 mile(s) from Brown Ranch Market Place, specialty shops international foods
  • 5 mile(s) from Capitola Mall, All major brands available

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 15 mile(s) from Watsonville
  • 25 mile(s) from Silicon Valley
  • 35 mile(s) from San Jose
  • 35 mile(s) from Monterey
  • 65 mile(s) from San Francisco
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Courthouse and Government
  • 2.00 mile(s) from University of California, Santa Cruz

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 1 mile(s) from Board Walk, Beach, restaurants and rides.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Pasatiempo Golf Course, Public golf course located approximately five minutes from the hotel.

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Santa Cruz, California hotel.
  • 0.01 mile(s) from The Noodle House, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, 381 Soquel Avenue
  • 0.03 mile(s) from Thai House Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 353 Soquel Avenue/458-3546
  • 0.07 mile(s) from King Chwan Chinese Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Sunday to Thursday until 10:00 p.m. and Friday to Saturday until 11:00 p.m., 415 Ocean Street/429-5898
  • 0.07 mile(s) from Mei Garden Chinese Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, free delivery, 533 Ocean Street/458-1687
  • 0.08 mile(s) from Hindquarter Bar & Grille, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, serving steak and seafood, Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner, 303 Soquel Avenue/426-7770
  • 0.08 mile(s) from Royal Taj, Bar/Lounge, Indian, Open for: lunch, dinner, 270 Soquel Avenue, 831-427-2400
  • 0.11 mile(s) from Ristorante Italiano, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, 555 Soquel Avenue/458-2321
  • 0.19 mile(s) from Jack in the box, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 640 Ocean Street
  • 1 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1 mile(s) from Gilbert's Seafood Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 460 Municipal Wharf/423-5200


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Santa Cruz. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2015

March - December 2015
San Jose Flea Market

Up to 1,500 vendors sell their goods at San Jose's famous flea market. The market is open all day on Wednesdays, Fridays, and weekends.

April 2015

April 12 - October 11, 2015
Marin County French Market

The Marin Civic Center near Corte Madera hosts this outdoor and French-themed market the 2nd Sunday of each month.

April 25, 2015
2015 Ventura Earth Day Eco Fest

Celebrate Mother Earth with Ventura residents with a day full of live music, eco-friendly exhibits and vendors, arts and crafts, and plenty of beachfront fun. The fun begins at 10 a.m.

April 29 - May 3, 2015
2015 Wine, Waves, & Beyond

The beachfront  communites of San Luis Obispo County hits the waves for a good cause during this five-day event held at several beaches. Events include wine tastings, film screenings, surfing contents, and more.

May 2015

May 31, 2015
Mill Valley Wine, Beer & Gourmet Festival

Explore delectable foods, hard-to-find wines, and fine craft beers at this Mill Valley event near Corte Madera.

May 2, 2015
11th Annual Vintage Vehicles and Family Fun Festival 2015

Take in a wide range of unique vintage cars on display at Palo Alto's Homer Museum. The event is near Mountain View.

May 10 – 17, 2015
2015 AMGEN Tour of California

The 10 edition of the AMGEN Tour of California features cyclists coursing from Sacramento to Mt. Baldy – passing through cities like Santa Barabara, Los Gatos, and Big Bear Lake. There will also be a women's race from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento from May 8th to the 10th.

May 2, 2015
2015 Monterey Street Food Festival

A diverse host of food trucks line up at the Monterey Country Fairgrounds for an entire afternoon. The event begins at 12 a.m.

June 2015

June 6 - 7, 2015
Bay Area Book Festival

This festival at UC Berkeley near Oakland combines authors, exhibitions, and book swaps. 

June 6 - 14, 2015
San Mateo County Fair

Enjoy traditional fair rides and attractions at this annual San Mateo event.

June 24 – August 26, 2015
2015 Jazz on the Plazz

Set at the Los Gatos Town Plaza, the annual Jazz on the Plazz celebration is held every Wednesday evening during the beautiful Los Gatos summer. Produced by Los Gatos Music & Arts, this weekly concert series features picnic spots and live jazz.

June 6, 2015
2015 Morro Bay Music Festival

This family-friendly event showcases an afternoon's worth of talented local musicians, craft beers, arts and craft vendors, and more at Timberland Park in Morro Bay. The event begins at 11 a.m.

July 2015

July 3 - 5, 2015
Cherry Creek Arts Festival

The Fillmore Center Plaza in San Francisco hosts this world-class events, which combines visual, culinary, and performing arts.

July 4 - 5, 2015
Fillmore Jazz Festival

Experience San Francisco's Fillmore neighborhood at its best with this community jazz festival.

July 4, 2015
2015 Fourth of July in the Village

Join Arroyo Grande residents as they celebrate our nation's independence with the 4th of July at the Rotary Bandstand's Village Band Concert. The event begins at 1 p.m. and will also feature treats, beverages, and food.

August 2015

August 10 - 16, 2015
Monterey Car Week & Concours D'Elegance

The world-famous Monterey Car Week takes over the whole town. Don't miss car shows and famous rallies, like the Concours D'Elegance.

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