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Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Santa Cruz Wedding Venue
175 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Contact: Katie
Phone: 831/316-0576

Special Offer or Discount

Bubbles and Beach Package
Surf’s up, and the Santa Cruz Dream Inn invites you to experience a romantic getaway, honeymoon or wedding weekend with their newest package, including:

  • Overnight accommodations.
  • Bottle of champagne with 2 souvenir flutes.
  • 1/2 dozen red roses.
  • A sweet treat from Donnelly Chocolates.
  • Breakfast in bed for 2 with mimosas.

Contact Santa Cruz Dream Inn for details, [email protected], 831/316-0576
Some blackout dates and restrictions apply. Must be booked at least 48 hours in advance.

Video by Iris and Lily Wedding Video.

Video by wedding videographer Couture Motion.

Why We Like This Place

The Dream Inn is a fantastic retro-chic makeover of a Santa Cruz landmark--and their stylish oceanview banquet space is so ready for primetime. The versatile beachfront ballroom captures a panoramic vista of the sparkling Monterey Bay. (We recommend breakfasting on your private, view-filled balcony the next morning!)



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 180
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 200

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 180
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 250
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 0


  • Max. Seated: 200

Outdoor weddings on the pool deck are available November-February only, and can hold up to 30 guests.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

A $1,500 deposit is required to reserve your date. 50% of the balance is due 90 days prior and the remaining balance is due 10 days prior to the event. Wedding venue packages start at $2,000 and up, and include room rental fee, parking, seating, complimentary tasting, tables, chairs and linens, and coordination. Catering starts at $95/person and includes appetizers, plated dinner or buffet, coffee/tea and all tableware. Tax, alcohol and a 22% service charge are additional.

For non-wedding events, à la carte meals and rehearsal dinners start at $48/person with a room rental fee of up to $1,500. The rental fee may be adjusted depending on your food and beverage total. Tax, alcohol and a 22% service charge are additional.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations

Venue Views


Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Beach Wedding Ceremony
Late Night
Waterfront/Beach Location

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