Best Places To Stay In Santa Cruz, CA – Ocean Gate Inn


Ocean Gate Inn has a full selection of guest rooms, both smoking and non-smoking for the comfort of all of our guests. Our rooms range from King, Queen, Double Queen, and Accessible, with in-room amenities like roll-in showers, cable TV, in-room coffee, blackout drapes, refrigerators and microwaves, and private balconies. All guest rooms include complimentary WiFi, and each private bathroom is equipped with soft towels, hair dryers, and signature toiletries.

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Ocean Gate Inn Features & Amenities

General Services

In-Room Coffee Private Balconies Hairdryer Family Rooms Cable TV Non Smoking Rooms Iron/Ironing Board Electronic Key Card System Heater Flatscreen TV Direct Dial Phones Refrigerator 24-Hour Front Desk Microwave High-Speed Internet Wake-Up Service Free Parking Elevator Air Conditioned Multilingual staff

Business Services

Wireless High Speed Internet (Free)


No Pets Allowed (ADA Defined Service Animals Allowed) Cots Available


Vending Machines

ADA/Accessible Features for the Overall Property

Accessibility Equipment for The Deaf Van Accessible Parking Roll-in ADA showers available On-Site Designated Accessible Parking Grab Bars in Public Bathrooms Accessible Registration Check-in Counter Accessible Elevator WCAG Level 2.1 Website Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge People in Need of Accessible Features Can Book Accessible Rooms During The Same Time and Terms That Others Can Reserve Rooms Ground Floor Hotel Entrance ADA Accessible Guest Room Accessible Guest Rooms with 32 Inch Wide Openings Wheelchair Accessible 32 Inch Wide Openings to Common Areas Staff Has Access to Information About Guest Rooms Registration Desk is Accessible Main Features of Hotel Accessible on Ground Floor ADA Compliant Elevator Accessible Patio or Balcony

Ocean Gate Inn Policies

These are general hotel policies. Policies may vary per room type. Please check the accompanying room details accordingly.

Check in Time - 03:30 PM
Check out Time - 11:00 AM
Currency - USD ($)
Extra Child Cost - $20.00/Night
Extra Adult Cost - $20.00/Night

Cancellation Policy

72 hours
Policy Details

We have a 72-Hour Cancellation Policy. If you wish to cancel or modify a reservation, you must do so by 3 PM 72-hours or 3 days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel or modify post the expiration of the Cancellation Period or you fail to show up, a no-show charge will be levied on your credit card for one full night plus tax. Early departures are considered last-minute cancellations and are non-refundable. Holidays & special events are subject to seasonal rates. Non-refundable reservations cannot be canceled or modified - total reservation amount will be charged in case of cancellation or no-show.


Ocean Gate Inn sits at 111 Ocean Street in beautiful Santa Cruz, California. We are near top attractions like the historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, as well as downtown Santa Cruz.  Fantastic restaurants, bars, and live entertainment venues are minutes away.  Our location offers guests easy highway access, and we are only 28 miles from the San Jose International Airport.


The Ocean Gate Inn is pleased to offer our guests a 24-hour front desk, a multilingual staff, daily housekeeping, complimentary WiFi, complimentary self-parking, and smoking and non-smoking guest rooms. We also provide vending machines with a variety of beverages, and copy and Fax services are available for an additional fee. 

Guest Parking

Complimentary self-parking is available for guests.


Complimentary WiFi is available for guests. 

Children and Extra Beds

Children are welcome at our family-friendly hotel. Up to 3 to 12 years of age stay for free when using existing beds.  Additional children older than 12 or adults are charged UDS 20 per night when using existing beds or extra beds. Only (1) one extra bed is allowed in a room. Any extra bed is upon request and must have prior approval from the manager.


ADA Defined Service Animals are welcome at our hotel. Absolutely NO PETS ALLOWED.

Accepted Payment Methods

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Discover. This hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Terms & Conditions

This property is privately owned, and the management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and will not be responsible for accidents or injury to guests or for loss of money, jewelry or valuables of any kind. Once checked in, no cancellations. All linens are inventoried: missing or damaged linens will be charged.  Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment. Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment. Our property offers smoking and non-smoking rooms. A penalty charge will be billed to your room. If the smell of smoke is detected in a non-smoking guest room, or should anyone from your party choose to smoke or vape in a non-smoking guest room. NO PETS ALLOWED.  Any guest who violates the pet policy will be charged a cleaning fee. If your reservation has been paid in advance or you elect to pay by cash, a security deposit via credit card will be required upon check-in and will be charged in the event that damages outlined herein occur. The hotel takes a credit preauthorization but does not accept cash deposits.