The Dream Inn

Monterey/Carmel Valley



Effortlessly captivated guests with its color retro-chic style and waterfront location, The Dream Inn offers a stunning location for a beachy wedding in Santa Cruz. Offering three flexible, recently renovated event spaces, this cozy inn can craft a wedding day to suit your exact vision. Each room is named for the stunning views it has outside of the massive floor-to-ceiling windows that welcome in the natural light: Beach View, Surf View, and Sand View. Each of these recently renovated spaces features a sophisticated, yet laid back atmosphere that only a beachfront hotel could manage. Once your perfect day comes to a close, retreat to one of the Inn’s boutique style suites for a romantic wedding night complete with spectacular views of the Bay. Defined by its beautiful seaside location, lovely banquet spaces, and singularly attentive service, The Dream Inn offers a truly unparalleled backdrop for hosting your big day in style.

Venue Style

Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at34:00PM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,000 to $5,000 for a reception and includes 10 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $100/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Dream Inn is estimated at between $15,866 and $24,968 for a reception only for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Valet/shuttle service provided

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:00PM
Biodegradable throwables only