The Islander Motel

The Islander Motel

522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
+1 831 426 7766
C$ 21

rate per night


based on 492 reviews

The Islander Motel
Fri 17/9
Sat 18/9
ProviderNightly total
PricelineC$ 21
Hotels.comC$ 105

About The Islander Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Situated a short stroll from Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station, The Islander Motel offers guests an ideal base while visiting Santa Cruz. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is included free of charge.

The Islander Motel has been recently refurbished and features a 24-hour reception, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and luggage storage. Guests can also enjoy free private parking on site.

All rooms at the motel include a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a refrigerator. They are also fitted with a microwave, a hair dryer and cable/satellite channels.

The Islander Motel is within walking distance of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mission Santa Cruz. Guests can find various restaurants and shops in the area.

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Rooms available at The Islander Motel

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Standard Rooms(C$ 105 - C$ 443)
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C$ 130/night

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King Rooms(C$ 124 - C$ 324)
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C$ 124/night

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C$ 148/night

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Queen Rooms(C$ 21 - C$ 211)
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C$ 211/night

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Amenities at The Islander Motel

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Hairdryer

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled Access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed


  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool


  • Fax/photocopying

Things to do

  • Golf

Reviews of The Islander Motel

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5.1 Passable
Pros:Location. Room was nothing to look at

Cons:Cleaner bedding and room

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522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

What's nearby

  • Town Clock0.7 km
  • Mission Santa Cruz1 km
  • Cocoanut Grove1.2 km
  • Main Beach1.4 km
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History1.4 km
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk1.8 km
  • Santa Cruz Wharf2 km
  • Santa Cruz Harbor2.2 km
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum2.7 km
  • State Lighthouse Museum2.7 km
  • DeLaveaga Golf Course2.9 km
  • University of Santa Cruz Arboretum3 km



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Islander Motel

  • Yes, reservations at The Islander Motel can be cancelled free of charge with some of our providers. Make sure to read the provider's cancellation policy.

  • Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Islander Motel.

  • Yes, The Islander Motel offers free parking.

  • Yes, The Islander Motel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • The Islander Motel is located 1.1 km from the centre of Santa Cruz. Town Clock is the closest landmark to The Islander Motel.

  • Yes, The Islander Motel has a pool on-site.

  • The Islander Motel is 43.7 km from San Jose. The Islander Motel is 45.9 km from Monterey Regional.

  • No, The Islander Motel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

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Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.1 km

Location rating


Nearest Airport

San Jose

Distance to airport

43.7 km