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Watsonville California Accommodations

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The Watsonville center point is around the area of Downtown Watsonville and 7 miles north of Downtown Moss Landing.

The beautiful city of Watsonville, California is located on the state's central coast, and has a population of approximately 51,199 people. The population is extremely diverse here, with residents from a variety of backgrounds including Croatian, Fillipino, Portuguese, and Japanese. The city is known for its agriculture, including apples, strawberries, and lettuce. More from this guide...

Watsonville Hotels & Accommodations

Best Western Rose Garden Inn - Watsonville
740 Freedom Blvd., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Free breakfast
  • Average sized rooms
  • Loud refrigerator
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Americas Best Value Inn
781 Freedom Blvd., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Cheap property
Valley Inn - Watsonville
970 Main St., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Cheap property
  • Quite clean
  • Poor rooms and bathrooms
Rodeway Inn
1620 West Beach St., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • 2 suites in hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1855 Main St., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 32 suites in hotel
Motel 6 Watsonville Monterey Area
125 Silver Leaf Dr., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Low priced hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Good budget hotel
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
Comfort Inn Watsonville
112 Airport Blvd., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
Pajaro Dunes Company - Watsonville
105 Shell Dr., Watsonville, CA 95076
  • 4-star Beach property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Seascape Beach Resort - Aptos
1 Seascape Resort Dr., Aptos, CA 95003 ~7.32 miles west of Watsonville
  • 4 star Oceanfront property
  • 8 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Walkways dirty
  • Excellent wellness & sports facilities
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Rio Sands Hotel
116 Aptos Beach Dr., Aptos, CA 95003 ~9.26 miles west of Watsonville
  • Low-priced Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
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Best Western Seacliff Inn
7500 Old Dominion Court, Aptos, CA 95003 ~9.88 miles northwest of Watsonville
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Quiet beach
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
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Inn at Depot Hill - San Jose
250 Monterey Ave., San Jose, CA 95010 ~11.71 miles west of Watsonville
  • 4-star hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
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Motel 6 Gilroy
6110 Monterey Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020 ~12.09 miles east of Watsonville
  • Two star property
Quality Inn Capitola by The Sea
720 Hill St., Capitola, CA 95010 ~12.11 miles west of Watsonville
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 2 floors in property
Hilton Garden Inn Gilroy
6070 Monterey St., Gilroy, CA 95020 ~12.14 miles east of Watsonville
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Internet is average
  • Most guests thought they were poorly maintained
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz Capitola : 1255 41st Ave.
1255 41st Ave., Capitola, CA 95010 ~12.36 miles west of Watsonville
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Hotel has 84 suites
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Best Western Plus Capitola by The Sea Inn & Suites : 1435 41st Ave.
1435 41st Ave., Capitola, CA 95010 ~12.38 miles west of Watsonville
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
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Econo Lodge
360 Leavesley Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020 ~12.80 miles northeast of Watsonville
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 41 rooms
  • Spotless bedding
  • Facilities were old
Best Western Plus Forest Park Inn : 375 Leavesley Rd.
375 Leavesley Rd., Gilroy, CA 95020 ~12.85 miles northeast of Watsonville
  • Three Star property
  • 123 rooms in hotel
  • Rather comfortable
  • Almost all guests enjoyed the balcony
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Days Inn by Wyndham Gilroy : 8292 Murray Ave.
8292 Murray Ave., Gilroy, CA 95020 ~12.91 miles northeast of Watsonville
  • Inexpensive Suburban property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Quality Inn & Suites : 8430 Murray Ave.
8430 Murray Ave., Gilroy, CA 95020 ~12.97 miles northeast of Watsonville
  • Cheap Highway property
  • 47 rooms in hotel
  • Otherwise quiet and courteous hotel staff
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
Super 8 by Wyndham Gilroy in Gilroy
8435 San Ysidro Ave., Gilroy, CA 95020 ~13.12 miles northeast of Watsonville
  • Two-star Highway hotel
Hacienda De Leal An Ascend Hotel Co
410 The Alameda, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045 ~13.23 miles east of Watsonville
  • Midscale property
  • 42 sleeping rooms in hotel
Ocean Echo Inn : 401 Johans Beach Dr.
401 Johans Beach Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95062 ~13.45 miles west of Watsonville
  • 4-star Beach hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • No AC
  • Paying for location
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Rosewood Cordevalle
1 Cordevalle Club Dr., San Martin, CA 95046 ~13.46 miles northeast of Watsonville
  • Luxury Five Star hotel
  • 45 rooms in hotel
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The Costanoans, a native tribe, were the first people known to have lived in the area. European settlers came to Watsonville in 1796, and the land was officially settled by them in 1847. When the gold rush hit in 1848, more people moved to the area and started purchasing land, furthering the economy of the city. Watsonville was officially incorporated in 1868. Throughout the history of Watsonville, the city has thrived on agriculture and manufacturing. Even when the land was inhabited by the Costanoan tribe, the land was used for farming and livestock.

There are several fun and interesting attractions for you to explore, in and around the city. The Wetlands of Watsonville Nature Center has over 200 species of birds, including songbirds and waterfowl, and many trails that you can walk through. Take an air tour of the area with Air Adventure Center. They offer a variety of tour options, including Wine Tasting Helicopter Tours and Whale Spotting. Check out Historic Downtown Watsonville for a variety of shopping options, dining spots, and more.

When to Visit Watsonville, CA

Watsonville has a Mediterranean-like climate, with cool, wet winters and mild, dry summers. The city gets an average annual rainfall of 22.42 inches, and it very rarely snows. In fact, the last snowfall here was in 2010, but there was so little, that it was unmeasurable. Monthly average high temperatures in Watsonville range from 60 degrees to 73 degrees. The monthly average low ranges from 38 degrees to 52 degrees.

With the comfortable weather throughout the year, you can visit Watsonville any time. Deciding when to come depends on what you plan to do while you're here. Late summer and early fall are the warmest months, with September having the highest temperatures throughout the year. This is a good time to get out and explore the outdoors. Late fall through mid-spring are the wettest months of the year, which makes exploring a little more difficult.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Watsonville, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Watsonville

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average rate trends by star rating class in Watsonville, CA. Analyze these charts to determine the cheapest time period to book a room in Watsonville for any future trips.

Luxury Hotel Options in Watsonville, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $254.46

While there are no luxury hotels in Watsonville, there are several luxury hotel options in the area. Several of these options are less than 15 miles from Watsonville, making them a convenient option. Get the best amenities, outstanding rooms, and amazing service when you stay at one of the luxury hotels in the area.

Seascape Beach Resort is located in Aptos. When you're here, you'll be right on the beach. You'll also be close to the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History and Historic Downtown Watsonville. Seascape Beach Resort offers a variety of unique services, such as the fun and enjoyable Beach Fire to-go experience. The basic Seascape Studio Suites offer a king-size bed, fully equipped kitchenette, and a private balcony. Private villas are also available when you stay here, and feature a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, and an ocean view. Pamper yourself at the on-site spa, grab a meal at either of the restaurants on the property, or start up a game at the tennis court.

Head to Santa Cruz for a stay at the Chaminade Resort & Spa. Here you'll be close to Mystery Spot, Capilota Beach, and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The beautiful views from the hotel offer you an escape from your everyday life. There are several room options to choose from, including pet friendly guest rooms, junior suites, and even private villas. Rooms feature feather beds and down-filled duvets, microfiber bathrobes, and granite bathrooms. Head to the spa for a facial treatment or massage, then grab a bite to eat at one of the on-site restaurants. Pets are welcome here in select rooms, so it's easier than ever to travel with your furry friend.

Affordable Hotel Options in Watsonville, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $204.00

Affordable hotel options in Watsonville offer comfortable lodging and convenient locations. These hotels generally don't offer a huge variety of amenities and services, but have the basics.

Valley Inn Watsonville is within walking distance of Historic Downtown Watsonville. It's also minutes from Bonfonte Gardens and Wetlands of Watsonville Nature Center. The hotel offers a complimentary breakfast each morning, and front desk service 24 hours a day. Rooms feature a kitchenette, coffee maker, and free wireless internet access. Pets are welcome here for an additional fee.

Comfort Inn Watsonville is close to Ramsay Park, Gizdich Ranch, and Historic Downtown Watsonville. Rooms feature either a king-size bed or two queen-size beds, a 32-inch flat screen television, and comfortable bedding. The complimentary breakfast features two flavors of waffles, meat, eggs, juice, and coffee. Stay connected while you're here with the free wireless internet access available in guest rooms and throughout common areas of the hotel.

When you stay at Holiday Inn Express and Suites, you're minutes from Watsonville Square Shopping Center, Ramsay Park, and Wetlands of Watsonville Nature Center. The spacious guest rooms feature a large work desk, 32-inch television, and microwave and refrigerator. The free Express Start Breakfast helps you start your morning right with bacon and sausage, omelets, and cinnamon rolls. Free wireless internet access helps keep you connected, or if you're in need of more office amenities, check out the business center.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Watsonville

2 Star Average Prices: $147.28

2 Star Hotel Prices in Watsonville

Which Watsonville hotels have real discounts?

A variety of hotel discounts are available in and around Watsonville, allowing you to stay on budget while you're enjoying your travels. Some of the most popular discounts in the area include group rates, package deals, and online booking specials.

Whether you're planning a wedding, a business retreat, or a family get-together, make sure that you check on the group rates available throughout the area. Group rate discounts require that you book a minimum number of rooms, and this number varies by property. Groups can get an average discount of 22 percent off standard rates at Best Western Rose Garden Inn. At Comfort Inn Watsonville, you'll see an average group discount of 29.7 percent off. Rodeway Inn Watsonville offers 9.3 percent off standard rates for groups.

Make the most of your trip by getting one of the many package deals available in the area. Package types vary by hotel, and include your room as well as other fun options. At Seascape Beach Resort, consider the Girls Gone to the Beach Package or a Spa Package. Chaminade Resort & Spa offers options such as a Funtastic Family Getaway Package, Vine and Un'Wine'd Package, and Zen Journey Package.

When you book online you're giving the hotel advance notice that you're planning to visit, and you're able to schedule your trip the way you want it. Online booking rates provide you with the best price, and generally range between five and 25 percent off nightly rates. Get online booking rates at a variety of hotels in the area, including Motel 6 Watsonville-Monterey Area, Rodeway Inn Watsonville, and Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville. Keep in mind that this deal usually requires you to pay when you book and may have other restrictions such as room type or restricted cancellation.

Best Value Options in Watsonville, CA

Get great amenities, a variety of room options, and a central location when you choose the best value options in Watsonville. These hotels offer competitive rates and comfortable rooms.

Rodeway Inn Watsonville offers easy access to Sunset Beach, Historic Downtown Watsonville, and Wetlands of Watsonville Nature Center. In your room you'll find a microwave and refrigerator, in-room safe, and television with free cable and HBO. Start your day with a free breakfast, then enjoy the outdoor swimming pool if you'd like to relax before heading into town. Pets are welcome here for an additional fee.

A stay at Best Western Rose Garden Inn will allow you to be able to easily visit Historic Downtown Watsonville, Bonefonte Gardens, and Sunset Beach. Rooms feature a mini fridge, microwave, and in-room movies. Get in a workout at the fitness and health center or relax in the outdoor swimming pool. Complimentary wireless internet keeps you connected during your stay. Pets are welcome for an additional fee.

Festivals and Events in Watsonville, CA

While you're in Watsonville, check out the festivals and events in the area. August brings the annual Strawberry Festival, featuring a variety of strawberry-themed treats, live entertainment, a carnival, and numerous vendor booths. In September, Wings Over Watsonville is an event you shouldn't miss. Learn about the birds of the area, with workshops, presentations, and more. Day of the Child takes place in April and offers live entertainment, delicious food options, and a variety of great family-friendly activities.

No matter when you plan to visit, Watsonville has a lot to offer. From a beautiful climate and amazing views, to great shopping and dining, there's something for everyone here. Plan your trip today and get ready for a great vacation.

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