Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites

1435 41st Ave., Capitola, CA 95010 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Property
36.971270-121.965070
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4.0/5

Based on 550 guest reviews

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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Free breakfast available
  • Fitness center on property
  • 58 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Hotel has 21 suites
  • Check in: 03:00
  • Hotel has a green policy
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed Full Breakfast Non-Smoking Free WiFi Fireplace Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Full Breakfast Non-Smoking Free WiFi Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Mini Suite Double Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator High Speed Internet Accessible Busi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Mini Suite Fireplace Double Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator High Speed Internet Acces
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Bed Room with Spa Bath
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Full Breakfast Non-Smoking Free WiFi Jetted Tub Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Whirlpool High Speed Internet Accessible Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite Partially Separated Sitting Area Fireplace and Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite Partially Separated Sitting Area and Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Full Breakfast Non-Smoking Living Room Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Separate Living Area Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite with Sofa Bed Extended Junior Suite
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites is near great surf spots such as Pleasure Point, Surf Bowl and Lighthouse Point for avid surfers, less than an hour's drive away guests can visit Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey Bay with its world famous aquarium and the beautiful Big Sur coastline and forest. There's more than enough to do for anyone looking to enjoy a relaxing seaside vacation at our hotel on the Central California coast. The famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk amusement park is open year round and is the last of many old time amusement parks along the California coast.

Verified Reviews of Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great customer service, beautiful rooms, continental breakfast!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The customer service is very good and the rooms were clean and beautiful. The continental breakfast was plentiful!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Mar-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Mar 16 to Sat Mar 18 2023 at a $222.00 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 23-Mar-2023:
Thank you for choosing our property for your special event needs. We appreciate all of your wonderful comments and compliments and hope that we get the chance to accommodate you again, should you be back in Capitola in the future.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 550 guest reviews

Property Description

Centrally located in Capitola, this award winning central California hotel offers easy access to a variety of local attractions. The friendly staff at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites is ready to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay in central California. The hotel offers easy access to Capitola Beach and Wharf and historic Capitola Village, which offers unique shops, art galleries and fine dining restaurants. The beaches offers all the ocean based activities you could hope for, including surfing, diving, boating and whale and dolphin watching. Thanks to the mild local climate, our hotel near the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk is a great place to come when you want to enjoy the water any time of year.The hotel offers spacious, well-appointed guest rooms, each featuring a mini refrigerator, microwave, 39-inch flat screen TVs in all the standard rooms, 46-inch flat screen TVs in the suites with HBO® and high-speed Internet access. Guests who prefer more spacious accommodations may choose a mini suite with a fireplace or a two room suite with an in-room spa. Amenities at our Capitola hotel include a complimentary continental breakfast each morning, an outdoor heated swimming pool, a spa, an exercise facility, dry cleaning services and meeting space to accommodate up to 82 guests.The BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites is near great surf spots such as Pleasure Point, Surf Bowl and Lighthouse Point for avid surfers, less than an hour's drive away guests can visit Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey Bay with its world famous aquarium and Cannery Row and the amazing Big Sur coastline and forest. There's more than enough to do for anyone looking to enjoy a relaxing seaside vacation at our hotel on the Central California coast.Book your stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites today and discover why our peaceful, smoke-free and pet free property has built up a reputation for friendliness and hospitality!

Green Sustainability

The hotel is committed to a sustainability program for all refuse. The goal is to limit the amount of refuse going to the landfill. We have partnered with the waste collection company and have a very effective program in place. Additionally, all water usage for landscape is minimal by use of all drought tolerant plantings. Lighting where practical is LED.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00
Check Out: 12:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 3
Rooms: 58
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 58
Handicap Rooms: 3
Rooms with 1 Bed: 35
Rooms with 2 Beds: 23
Suites: 21
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: As Needed
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 635 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 40 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 5.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Our sparkling clean medium size outdoor pool and Jacuzzi Tub are open from 10am to 10pm everyday. Pool towels are available at the Front Desk.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Most reservations can be cancelled 48 hours prior to arrival without penalty when made directly with the hotel or through the Best Western reservation system. Third party bookings excluded.
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 12.00 Per Night
City Tax: 3.20 Per Day (County Tourism Assessment)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Monterey Peninsula Regional Airport 39 milesMineta San Jose International Airport 36 milesSan Francisco International Airport 63 miles

Local Shuttle Info: Airport shuttle service to San Jose and San Francisco airports is available via:ABC Airporter Early Bird Shuttle Service

Breakfast Information

We offer an upgraded continental breakfast including Seattle's Best coffee, assorted cereals and breads, muffins, bagels and croissants. Breakfast also includes a nice variety of yogurts, fruit, make your own waffles, scrambled eggs, breakfast meat and biscuits and gravy, as well as an assortment of juices. Breakfast hours: 6am to 10am daily

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Parking is complimentary for registered overnight guests. We ask that you only bring 1 vehicle per room booked, due to parking limitations.

Internet / WiFI

We provide excellent complimentary high speed internet access in our rooms and throughout our property. The password access is provided upon check in at the Front Desk.

About Best Western Plus

  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk
  • Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available
  • FREE high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Breakfast is available
  • For the upper mid-scale market, including upgraded amenities and enhanced style and comfort.

The Best Western Plus highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: The Buttery - A local favorite bakery and cafe known for its delicious pastries and breakfast dishes. Distance from hotel: 0.3 miles.
  • Lunch: Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria - A popular spot for sandwiches, salads, and baked goods, with a cozy atmosphere. Distance from hotel: 0.5 miles.
  • Dinner: Shadowbrook Restaurant - A charming restaurant nestled in the redwoods, offering a unique dining experience with a scenic view of the Capitola Village. Distance from hotel: 1.5 miles.
  • Activity: Capitola Beach - Enjoy a day at the beach, with its picturesque views, sandy shores, and various water activities. Distance from hotel: 0.7 miles.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Cafe Cruz - A charming cafe known for its hearty breakfast options and friendly service. Distance from hotel: 1.2 miles.
  • Lunch: Zameen Mediterranean Cuisine - A Mediterranean restaurant serving flavorful dishes such as kebabs, falafel, and hummus. Distance from hotel: 0.8 miles.
  • Dinner: Sushi Garden - A sushi restaurant offering a wide selection of fresh and delicious sushi rolls. Distance from hotel: 0.4 miles.
  • Activity: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Experience the iconic amusement park with thrilling rides, games, and beautiful views of the ocean. Distance from hotel: 4.5 miles.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: The Picnic Basket - A cozy cafe known for its delicious breakfast sandwiches and artisanal coffee. Distance from hotel: 0.6 miles.
  • Lunch: Verve Coffee Roasters - A trendy coffee shop serving specialty coffee and light bites. Distance from hotel: 0.4 miles.
  • Dinner: The Crow's Nest - A waterfront restaurant offering seafood and American cuisine, with stunning views of the harbor. Distance from hotel: 3.2 miles.
  • Activity: Natural Bridges State Beach - Explore the beautiful natural rock formations and tide pools at this scenic beach. Distance from hotel: 2.8 miles.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites

The graph above is trends of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual prices we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 10.0% in the month of January 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $419 in the month of July 2023. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites.

Feel free to use the Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Capitola event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Begonia 32 x 20 x 12 635--/30--25--2520--/--4040--
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Begonia

The Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites offers 630 square feet of meeting space overlooking a garden courtyard and pool area. Our Begonia Meeting Room can comfortably accommodate 40 attendees. Your attendees will have access to a fax machine, photocopier, elegantly decorated public restrooms and lovely courtyard. The room is also serviced with wired and wireless high-speed Internet. You''''''''ll be impressed with the decor of our meeting room. We have adorned it with the begonia flower, the emblem of Capitola. Johnson''''''''s Art Studio, whose work has been featured in Hollywood productions, custom-made all of the lighting. During breaks, attendees can stroll through the hallways of the hotel to enjoy an intriguing exhibit of artwork featured by the Capitola Begonia Festival, Art & Wine Festival and Wharf-to-Wharf Race.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
635 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
32 x 20 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Teleconferencing
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning

FAQs about Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites have?

There are 58 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites?

We offer an upgraded continental breakfast including Seattle's Best coffee, assorted cereals and breads, muffins, bagels and croissants. Breakfast also includes a nice variety of yogurts, fruit, make your own waffles, scrambled eggs, breakfast meat and biscuits and gravy, as well as an assortment of juices. Breakfast hours: 6am to 10am daily

What parking is available at Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites?

Parking is complimentary for registered overnight guests. We ask that you only bring 1 vehicle per room booked, due to parking limitations.

How much does internet cost?

We provide excellent complimentary high speed internet access in our rooms and throughout our property. The password access is provided upon check in at the Front Desk.

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Rate Citizens 55yrs Plus or AARP ID 2 Queen Beds Full Breakfast Non-Smoking Free WiFi Jetted

Is there a gym at Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our sparkling clean medium size outdoor pool and Jacuzzi Tub are open from 10am to 10pm everyday. Pool towels are available at the Front Desk..

Testimonials:

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"Everything exceeded our expectations. We will definitely use your service whenever we travel as a group. I have been telling everyone I know who have children on sports teams that travel about you. Thank you for everything." M.L. - Orlando, FL

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