Just a few blocks from Capitola's galleries, shops, and
restaurants, and minutes from Santa Cruz, the Inn at Depot Hill was a
former Southern Pacific Railroad depot, built in 1901. This elegant Greek
Revival was lovingly restored in 1990 and transformed into the Four
Diamond AAA property (which it has remained ever since).
Located two blocks from a sandy beach in
the Mediterranean style village of Capitola-by-the-Sea is the award
winning Inn at Depot Hill. The Inn was named one of the Top 10 Inns in the
country and has been rated by the Mobil Travel Guide as a 4 Star property
for the last 7 years. The only lodging establishment so rated in Santa
Each guest room evokes a singular time,
place, and state of mind with an impressive attention to detail.
Appointments are rich and luxurious and model an opulent past. The upscale
rooms are named and luxuriously decorated to resemble different parts of
the world: The Cote d'Azur room captures the essence of a chic auberge in
St. Tropez; Paris, a romantic French pied a terre; Portofino, an Italian
coastal villa; Delft, a summer home on the coast of Holland; or
Sissinghurst, a traditional English garden room. All rooms have
fireplaces, TV/VCR, stereo systems, phones, modems, robes, featherbeds,
flowers, and a luxurious, marbled baths. Many rooms also have private
patios and outdoor whirlpool tubs.
Room rates include an elegant breakfast
graciously served in the dining room, or brought to your room, afternoon
wine and hors d'oeuvres, and an evening dessert.
Our innkeepers even make check-in a unique
event, and take pride in their special knowledge of the Santa Cruz area.
Each will be happy to assist you - from highlights of Aptos, Capitola,
Soquel, and Santa Cruz to dinner reservations at the restaurant of your