Best Places To Stay In Santa Cruz, CA – Continental Inn


Our spacious and well-appointed guest rooms are complete with comfortable bedding, complimentary WiFi, personal climate control, a refrigerator and microwave, an iron and ironing board, flat-screen TV’s with premium cable channels, and Keurig coffee machines. The private bathrooms are equipped with hairdryers and complimentary toiletries. We have room types ranging from king, queen, and two queen beds. The Annex building, which sits across the street from our main building, is where guests will find our Annex king rooms.

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Continental Inn Features & Amenities

General Services

24-Hour Front Desk Elevator Hairdryer Iron/Ironing Board Outdoor Pool Satellite TV Air Conditioned Flatscreen TV Heater Microwave Outdoor Spa Ice and Beverage Machines Alarm Clocks Free Parking In-Room Coffee Non Smoking Rooms Refrigerator

Business Services

Wireless High Speed Internet (Free)


Pets Allowed ($30/Pet/Night) Crib Fee ($20/Night)


Restaurant Adjacent

Features for the
Overall Property

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 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 All doorways to and within Accessible Guest Rooms are Wheelchair Accessible Hotel corridors a minimum of 36” wide Key card reader positioned so persons who use wheelchairs may approach and operate the opener On-Site Designated Accessible Parking Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge Staff is Trained to Offer Assistance to Ensure Accessibility Wheelchair Accessibility Throughout Guest Room and Guest Bathroom per ADA Standards Wheelchair Ramp Accessible Elevator ADA Accessible Guest Room Braille Signage throughout property Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Guest Rooms Stipulated by ADA 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 People in Need of Accessible Features Can Book Accessible Rooms During The Same Time and Terms That Others Can Reserve Rooms Signs on The Property Include Braille are Easy to Read and Free From Reflective Material Van Accessible Parking Wheelchair Accessible per ADA Standards Accessible Guest Rooms with 32 Inch Wide Openings ADA Compliant Elevator Door hardware (lever, pull, panic bar, etc.) usable with one hand, without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Parking Spots Including Van Accessible Spots Stipulated by ADA 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 Registration Desk, Lobby, Guest Rooms, and Exterior/Interior Amenities are Accessible From The Public Sidewalk Staff Has Access to Information About Guest Rooms WCAG Level 2.1 Website

Continental Inn Policies

Check in Time - 03:00 PM
Check out Time - 12:00 PM
Currency - USD ($)
Extra Adult Cost - $20.00/Night
Early Check In

Early Check-in (12 PM)- $25

Late Check Out

Late Check out (3 PM)- $25

Cancellation Policy
48 hours
Policy Details

We have a 48-Hour Cancellation Policy. If you wish to cancel or modify a reservation, you must do so by 3 PM 48-hours or 2 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. Non-refundable reservations cannot be canceled or modified - total reservation amount will be charged in case of cancellation or no-show. Note: A $250 refundable security deposit will be authorized on the guest's credit or debit card upon arrival. Please be aware that the release of the security deposit may take 3-5 business days after guest's departure date due to individual bank policies.


The Continental Inn is located at 414 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz, Ca. The Cabrillo Highway 1 can be easily accessed from our location, and local points of interest and top attractions are minutes away. We are 53-minutes from the Monterey Regional Airport, 43-minutes from the San José International Airport, and just over one hour from the Oakland International Airport, and San Francisco International Airport.


With a focus on guest satisfaction and comfort, we offer services to help your stay with us be more enjoyable like a 24-hour front desk, complimentary WiFi, a multilingual staff, complimentary self-parking. Our hotel is pet-friendly and 100% smoke-free. Additional conveniences include vending machines with a variety of beverages, and copy services in the lobby.

Guest Parking

Complimentary parking is available for guests.


Complimentary WiFi is available for guests.

Children and Extra Beds

Up to two children 17 and younger stay free of charge when staying with a parent or guardian and using existing beds. Additional Adults are charged $20 per person, per night when using existing beds. The maximum number cribs per room is one. A crib is upon request and must be confirmed by management. Unfortunately, there are no rollaway beds available. Additional fees are not automatically calculated in the total and must be paid separately during your stay.


ADA Defined Service Animals are welcome at our hotel at no charge. Our hotel is also pet-friendly. Pets are welcome for an additional fee of $30 per pet, per night.  Pets must not be left unattended in the guest room.

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 including damage to vehicle and theft of property. 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. This is a NON-SMOKING facility. Guest acknowledges that smoking is not allowed in a guest room or within hotel facility. If anyone in guest's party smokes in the guest room, guest hereby expressly authorizes hotel management to charge credit card the amount to reimburse the property for the additional cost of cleaning guest room. 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 pre-authorization but does not accept cash deposits.