The Islander Motel is a clean and comfy motel for families, students, or backpackers traveling on a budget in Santa Cruz. The rooms are very clean, with soft comfortable beds and basic amenities for travelers. Free parking, breakfast, and wifi are provided, not to mention an outdoor swimming pool for those who like to exercise or cool off on a hot day. Although the check in time is 3:00 pm, the front desk will usually let you check in earlier if there are available rooms. There are single queen rooms, double queen rooms, and single king bedrooms, all of which are less than 100 USD. There are also senior and AAA rates. If you are planning a trip to Santa Cruz and is looking for a place to stay, the Islander Motel might be just the thing you’re looking for!