Capri Motel - Santa Cruz

337 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 95060  show map
 2 stars
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Capri Motel - Santa Cruz

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas


On-site car park

Luggage storage

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities



Sports activities

Golf course

No pets allowed


The 2-star Capri Motel is located within walking distance to the natural beach. Capri Motel has welcomed guests in Santa Cruz since 1990.

Many Santa Cruz sights, including Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are about 5 minutes' walk from the property. Guests can get to Santa Cruz city center, which is 1 km away.

The hotel is easy access to the local beach in Santa Cruz.

Capri Motel is set 45 km from Mineta San Jose International airport.


Capri Motel features bright rooms complete with heating, cable TV with on-demand movies, a private safe, pay television and multi-channel TV. Some rooms have the mountain view. Guests can also use a microwave and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Miramar and La Barrenada Sea Food & Taqueria are about 200 meters from the property.


Housekeeping and ironing service as well as free self-parking, a safety deposit box and a vending machine are available for guests' use.


Guests will benefit from a sun terrace, a patio and a golf course.


Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   17.

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  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • No elevators
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course


  • Housekeeping

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities


  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



Check-in from 1 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE


Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

337 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 95060

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City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
  • Miramar
    600 ft
  • Little Caesars Pizza
    1300 ft
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    1400 ft
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
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    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

Queen Room
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    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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Featuring a flat-screen TV with cable channels, this room includes a refrigerator and a microwave.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2700 ft

Places of interest

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Shopping areas



  • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz2000 ft
  • Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center3000 ft
  • McPherson Center3000 ft
  • First Night Santa Cruz3000 ft
  • Museum of Art and History3000 ft
  • Santa Cruz Museum Nat History3000 ft
  • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt3700 ft


  • Parks and Recreation Dept3300 ft
  • Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation3700 ft
  • Santa Cruz Mission State Park4600 ft


  • Louden Nelson Community Ctr2300 ft
  • Calvary Parish Hall3000 ft
  • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium3700 ft
  • Pacific Cultural Ctr4000 ft
  • Holy Cross Parish Hall5000 ft
  • Cayuga Vault1.0 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz3000 ft

Golf courses and Country clubs


  • Cowell's Beach2300 ft

Oceanfront Areas

Local attractions

  • Mission State Park 5000 ft
    144 School St
  • Storrs Winery1.2 mi
    303 Potrero St Ste 35
  • Mark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse1.3 mi
    Lighthouse Point West Cliff Drive
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach1.1 mi
    5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum1.2 mi
    West Cliff Drive at Lighthouse Point

Near the hotel

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk1400 ft
    400 Beach St
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach1400 ft
    Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz
  • Pacific Garden Mall 2900 ft
    Pacific Avenue
  • West Cliff Drive3300 ft
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Santa Cruz Wharf1200 ft
    Beach Street, Santa Cruz
  • Cave Train 1800 ft
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History 3000 ft
    1305 E Cliff Dr

Restaurants nearby

  • Miramar600 ft

    Address: 232 Leibrandt Ave

    75% likes this, based on 33 reviews

  • Beach Street Cafe1400 ft

    Address: 399 Beach St
    Phone: 831-426-7621

    63% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • South Beach Pizza Company1500 ft

    Address: 303 Beach St
    Phone: 831-600-8900

  • Little Caesars Pizza1300 ft

    Address: 233 Ocean St
    Phone: 831-469-9100

    70% likes this, based on 38 reviews
    Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

  • Falafel Hut1400 ft

    Address: 309 Beach Street
    Phone: (831) 423-0567

    65% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:

Capri Motel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Capri Motel

Average guest rating

6.0out of 10
Based on 60 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children

    Location was close to the bay. Price was low.

    Location was noisy. It was very close to a major road. We heard what sounded like gun shots, or at a minimum, explosions. Sheets didn't stay on the mattress... These at least could be fitted or larger. It took about 10 minutes for the hot water to become hot.

  • Couple

    I liked that it was centrally located from mostly everything ... it was right down the street from the boardwalk

    It was dirty, it was a tweaker motel, a hotel party was going on ne3xt door and it was quite uncomfortable, and to make matters worse there was a police investigation for bloody footprints leading to the back of the motel

  • Group of friends

    The location was convenient for us. Staff seemed pleasant. If we weren't in such a rush, I would have been comfortable bringing some of my complaints to their attention.

    The bed sheets had definitely not been changed. Not cool. I don't mind dingy and old as long as my bedding is clean. Parking was quite tight and took patience to shuffle cars around to get in and out.

  • Group of friends

    Great location & view of the river. Next to river walk. Close to boardwalk and wharf. Firm mattress. Friendly staff. Outside is classic mid-century modern.

    Tiny rooms. Thin pillows. No coffeemakers or blow driers. Rooms could use some bright cheerful 50's colors.

  • Older travelers

    It is really close to the boardwalk and was much quieter than I would have expected.

    The beds are really hard and it would be nice if there were extra pillows.

  • Family with children

    The location is excellent! Less than 2 blocks from Boardwalk. Boardwalk parking is expensive. Bare bone annemities. Room was clean but a little smelly, need to keep window open to air out. But Santa Cruz is a seedy town, not meant for a family outing. Try Monterey or Carmel.

    Motel is at the corners of 2 very busy streets, so traffic & noise could be heard from room; however, we were exhausted from day in the sun, we had no problem falling asleep.

  • Family with children

    It was close to the boardwalk.

    While it was clean, it could use an update.

  • Couple

    Good location and parking facilities

    Not sure if the linnen had been washed due too hair being found in the bed and various other places. Slightly cramped space for a couple of suitcases.

  • Family with children

    The location is walking distance from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk other than that was not very impressed. Price was good for location

    The pool was completly drained, parking was tight, a/c was noisy, room was cramped & not up to date. Looked like early 80's styling.

  • Family with children

    The room was clean and it was close to the Boardwalk

    The beds weren't super comfortable, and it was a very noisy location

  • Family with children

    Not Much

    The pool was empty, there was not even a clock int he room. The place REALLY needs some upgrades and something needs to be done to improve the parking! The price was too high for what you get....

  • Single

    Close to beach

    Pool was empty. Could of had better paint job in room

  • Family with children


    It smelled bad and wasnt super clean

  • Family with children

    No frills, no nonsense, a decent and cheap place to stay. A/C works great.

    Kind of dirty - walls, doors, and headboards could use a simple soap & water washing. But toilets & tubs were clean, beds were clean and comfortable.

  • Couple

    Location was fantastic, room was clean, price was right. All around just what I was looking for.

    The pool was dry.

How to reach hotel

hotel Capri Motel - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

337 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 95060

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
  • Miramar
    600 ft
  • Little Caesars Pizza
    1300 ft
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    1400 ft
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms: