There are a number of hotel options in Santa Cruz, but be certain to book early. Rates are better this year because we scheduled before peak season pricing.
The cost is easier if you share a room with 1 or more people.
1505 Ocean St.
1410 Ocean St.
Nice higher end B&B's (but not as close to the shop)
Avoid hotels very near the boardwalk and the south end of Pacific Ave. It is the least safe area at night.