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

Business Services

Wireless High Speed Internet (Free)


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


Vending Machines

Features for the
Overall Property

Accessible Elevator Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Parking Spots Including Van Accessible Spots Stipulated by ADA Wheelchair Accessibility Throughout Guest Room and Guest Bathroom per ADA Standards Ground Floor Hotel Entrance Staff is Trained to Offer Assistance to Ensure Accessibility Signs on The Property Include Braille are Easy to Read and Free From Reflective Material Roll-in ADA showers available All doorways to and within Accessible Guest Rooms are Wheelchair Accessible On-Site Designated Accessible Parking ADA Accessible Guest Room No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible guest rooms and common areas Accessible Guest Rooms with 32 Inch Wide Openings Key card reader positioned so persons who use wheelchairs may approach and operate the opener Wheelchair Accessible per ADA Standards 32 Inch Wide Openings to Common Areas Hotel corridors a minimum of 36” wide Van Accessible Parking Door hardware (lever, pull, panic bar, etc.) usable with one hand, without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge All hallways and corridors free of any steps or abrupt vertical level changes People in Need of Accessible Features Can Book Accessible Rooms During The Same Time and Terms That Others Can Reserve Rooms ADA Compliant Elevator No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and entrance Accessible Patio or Balcony Lower Counter Height with Access to Pull Underneath Wheelchair Accessible Route From The Accessible Parking Space To The Facility’s Entrance, Registration Desk, Guest Room, and Exterior/Interior Amenities Accessibility Equipment for The Deaf Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Guest Rooms Stipulated by ADA WCAG Level 2.1 Website Grab Bars in Public Bathrooms Staff Has Access to Information About Guest Rooms All sidewalks and walkways free of any objects that pose a hazard to persons with low vision Registration Desk, Lobby, Guest Rooms, and Exterior/Interior Amenities are Accessible From The Public Sidewalk All areas of the hotel are accessible by wheelchair – including a wheelchair accessible route from the accessible parking spaces to the facility’s front entrance and to the key areas of the facility No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and guest room entry Accessible Registration Check-in Counters/Other Counters Serving Guests Have A Lowered Portion No More Than 36" High or Has A Folding Shelf At 36" High To Allow Persons Who Use Wheelchair Main Features of Hotel Accessible on Ground Floor

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, Discover, Cash. 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.