Best Rooms: A block away from the wharf and boardwalk, Beachview Inn offer Ocean View rooms. Be sure to book a room on floor 2 for a nicer view.
Best Rooms: The hotel offers beautiful Ocean View Rooms and these are available in 1 King, 2 Queen and 2 Double Bed categories. There are a few rooms that overlook the pool, but these rooms do not face the ocean.
4 star hotel
0.35 mi from Cocoanut Grove
Best Rooms: All rooms offer sweeping views of the Monterey Bay. Most rooms will also have views that include the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Soquel Ave. offer the best available views, which are of surrounding buildings.
Best Rooms: Although the hotel is surrounded by the buildings, rooms facing Laurel St. offer a nice view of the trees.
2.5 star hotel
3.05 mi from Cocoanut Grove
Best Rooms: Fairfield Inn is located next to 41st Ave. and all rooms face the parking lot, so you won't find much in the way of views.