Lodging Near UC Santa Cruz

banana slugMission Inn is the closest hotel to UC Santa Cruz.  We are 1.6 miles from the base entrance of the beautiful university.

UC Santa Cruz is located in Central California on 2000 acres overlooking the majestic Monterey Bay. Voted the 23rd most beautiful campus in the world, UC is surrounded by notable architecture, redwoods, twenty five miles of biking and hiking trails and just minutes from the beaches and downtown Santa Cruz.

Established in 1965, UC Santa Cruz has earned national and international recognition for its research and academics.

UC Santa Cruz has garnered $16 million in stem research. UC was also the first to assemble the DNA sequence of human genome.

UC Santa Cruz has received numerous awards. In 2010 the division of engineering was rated #1 nationally for public impact. In 2012 UC Santa Cruz was rated 2nd in the world for research by the Times Higher Education. The faculty has received numerous awards from the Benjamin Franklin Medal to the United States Artist Awards.

UCSC has also been ranked:

  • One of the Best Values in public college
  • One the top 100 happiest Colleges
  • Rated 7th in the world for the best universities less than 50 years old.

Five UCSC alumni have wone the Pulitzer Prize.

Sixth largest campus purchaser of “Green Power”

1156 High Street, Santa CA 95064
831 459-0111

About The Mission Inn

  • Free Continental Breakfast
  • Free Wifi
  • Cable / Free HBO
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning / Heater
  • Beautiful Courtyard
  • Helpful Staff
  • Newly Renovated/Upgraded Rooms
  • Some Rooms with Jacuzzi Tubs
  • Some Rooms With Pull-Out Queen Bed Couches
  • Minutes from the Beach, Boardwalk, Shopping, Downtown, Hiking, and more…