Places to stay

Hotel Paradox
Hotel Paradox lobby

  • 611 Ocean St
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Rates: King $165 to $175 per night
  • Phone Reservation: (831) 425-7200 and ask for the UCSC Alumni Weekend Room Block (Room block will expire on March 30)
  • Online Reservation: Open the following link UCSC Alumni Weekend Room Block guest link. Select your dates of stay and click “Continue.” Click Book, then enter all required fields.
Hotel Paradox is a boutique downtown hotel near the Boardwalk. Santa Cruz beaches and downtown shopping and dining are minutes from our door. Located just off Highway 1 and Highway 17 in downtown Santa Cruz.

Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley

  • 6001 La Madrona Drive
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Rates: $229 per night
  • Reservation: (831) 774-1500 and ask for UCSC Alumni Weekend

    *Room block cut off date: March 28, 2018

Just 10 minutes from downtown Santa Cruz, with a full range of amenties. Special rate valid for Alumni Weekend only.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Santa Cruz
Fairfield Inn and Suites Santa Cruz

  • 2956 Mission Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Rates:  $149 – $189 per night
  • Reservation: (831) 420-0777 and ask for UCSC Alumni Weekend

    *Room block cut off date: April 1, 2018

Overlooking the Monterey Bay, this informal, contemporary hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Natural Bridges State Beach and 3 miles from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk amusement park.

Dream Inn
Dream Inn

  • 175 W Cliff Dr
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Rates:  $357 per night
  • Reservation: (831) 426-4330 and ask for UCSC Alumni Weekend

    *Room block cut off date: April 13, 2018

A Santa Cruz favorite for surfing, sunsets and the freshest seafood, the Dream Inn is a beloved local landmark on the historic Beach Boardwalk. Effortlessly captivating longtime guests with its colorful retro-chic style while delighting newcomers who appreciate modern services and amenities.

Mission Inn and Suites
Mission Inn and Suites

  • 2250 Mission St
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Rates: 
    • Standard Queen: Friday $134, Saturday $179
    • Deluxe King: Friday $138.60, Saturday $186.60
    • Deluxe Double Queen: Friday $143, Saturday $188
  • Reservation: (831) 425-5455 and ask for UCSC Alumni Weekend

    *Room block cut off date: March 27, 2018

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.

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