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Seaway Inn
2 stars

Seaway Inn

176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
+1 831 471 9004
R2 491

rate per night


based on 262 reviews

Seaway Inn
Thu 20/6
Fri 21/6
Room type
Nightly total
Standard Room
R2 491
King room
R2 616
Double room
R4 647

About Seaway Inn

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Parking for free

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station, Seaway Inn offers guests a convenient base while visiting Santa Cruz. It is located a short walk from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Wharf.

A wake-up service, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature are just some of the convenient services at the motel. Popular amenities include a swimming pool and free wireless internet in public areas.

Rooms are comfortable and offer all the essentials, including a refrigerator. They are also fitted with a hair dryer and a microwave.

Seaway Inn is situated amongst the area's sightseeing attractions, dining options, nightlife and shops, and Santa Cruz Looff Carousel and Roller Coaster is within walking distance. San Jose International Airport is a 50-minute drive away.

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Latest deals for Seaway Inn

Thu 20/6
Fri 21/6
King room
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Standard Room
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
Double room
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Queen room
2 queen beds
2 queen beds
2 queen beds
*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Seaway Inn

  • Beachfront
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Quiet street view
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Landmark view
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Mountain view
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Bowling


  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Iron and ironing board

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of Seaway Inn

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8,2 Very Good
Pros:This hotel is very simple, with sliding doors to the outside. The staff was friendly and the room extremely clean. Breakfast was simple, but the DIY waffle maker was a hit. The location is very close to the pier where you may glimpse otters and seals.
9,7 Wonderful
Pros:The hotel is a 2 minute walk to the boardwalk and the wharf. The Saturday night staff was the friendliest hotel staff I've ever met. A++
9,3 Wonderful
Pros:Location: close to the water, yet still quiet. Also appreciated the friendliness of the staff, and the appearance of the dining area and the room itself. We very much enjoyed our stay.
Cons:Closet access was a little awkward


176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

What's nearby

  • Main Beach332 m
  • Cocoanut Grove0.5 km
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk0.7 km
  • Santa Cruz Wharf0.9 km
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum1.2 km
  • State Lighthouse Museum1.2 km
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History1.4 km
  • Town Clock1.7 km
  • Mission Santa Cruz1.8 km
  • Santa Cruz Harbor2.3 km
  • University of Santa Cruz Arboretum2.9 km
  • Natural Bridges State Park3.1 km



Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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FAQs when booking at Seaway Inn

  • Where is Seaway Inn located?

    Seaway Inn is located at 176 West Cliff Drive, 1,4 km from the centre of Santa Cruz. Main Beach is the closest landmark to Seaway Inn.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Seaway Inn?

    Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Seaway Inn.

  • Does Seaway Inn offer free parking?

    Yes, Seaway Inn offers free parking.

  • How far is Seaway Inn from the airport?

    Seaway Inn is 44,7 km from Monterey Regional. Seaway Inn is 45,3 km from San Jose.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Seaway Inn hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Seaway Inn in Santa Cruz and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Seaway Inn and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Seaway Inn.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

1,4 km

Nearest airport

Monterey Regional

Distance to airport

44,8 km