Best Western Rose Garden Inn
740 Freedom Boulevard,
Watsonville, California, 95076-3811,
United States
Phone: 831/724-3367
Fax: 831/515-3396

General Hotel Information:

Check In: 3PM (15:00)    
Check Out: 12PM (12:00)
Hotel Ratings: AAA-3 Diamond
Pet Policy: Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.

Hotel Amenities:

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, waffles, fresh hard boiled eggs, coffee, juice, yogurt, fruit, cereal, muffins, toast
  • Outdoor pool, heated to 78 degrees, open 9am-10pm; pool towels available at the front desk
  • Exercise facilties, Open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Multilingual staff, (Spanish)

Guest Room Amenities:

  • Satelite television, with large selection of HD programming.
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Free High-speed Internet access, hard wired and wireless, Wi-Fi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • We have two suites with a Jacuzzi® tub and fireplace available Available in select rooms
  • Coffee/tea maker

Area Information:

  • 0.50 mile(s) from shopping/dining/movies, Target/Ross/Staples/Longs/grocery stores; authentic Mexican cuisine, California cuisine, Italian, Chinese; historic Fox Theater and Gren Valley Cinema 8
  • 3.00 mile(s) from SC County Fairgrounds, 2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, 95076; 831-724-5671
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Ocean Speedway, 2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, 95076; 831-476-9466
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Gizdich "U-Pick" Ranch, pick your own berries/apples; 55 Peckham Rd, Watsonville, 95076; 831-722-1056
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Elkhorn Slough, national estuarine wildlife preserve; 1700 Elkhorn Rd, Watsonville, 95076; 831- 728-2822
  • 10.00 mile(s) from kayaking, kayak rentals and tours of different Monterey Bay locations; Kayak Connections 831-479-1121
  • 10.00 mile(s) from whale/dolphin boat tours,;;


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Watsonville, We are located on the edge of downtown Watsonville
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Metro Transit 12 West Beach St. Watsonville.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Watsonville Municipal, Watsonville Municipal Airport is a corporate/private plane facility. They offer flight instruction and scenic tours as well. Phone: 831-728-6075
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk We are also 22 mi to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and 14 mi to Bonfonte Gardens Family Theme Park.
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Amtrak From the Amtrak train station in San Jose you can take the bus to Santa Cruz and then the Metro to Watsonville.
  • 48.00 mile(s) from San Jose International
  • 75.00 mile(s) from San Francisco Internation


  • 10.50 mile(s) from Cabrillo Community, Cabrillo College is one of the most highly regarded community colleges in the state for its success in the area of transfer and career education
  • 16.50 mile(s) from UC Santa Cruz, University of California set atop the mountain overlooking the Monterey Bay
  • 18.50 mile(s) from CSUMB, CA State Monterey Bay-a model pluralistic acedemic community where all learn and teach one another in an atmosphere of mutual respect and pursuit of excellence


  • From: North Hwy 1 South. Take the Watsonville/Gilroy/152 Exit. Straight on Main Street through six lights. Turn left on Freedom Boulevard at the Super Taqueria/St Patricks (big red brick church) to the Best Western Rose Garden Inn.

  • From: South Hwy 1 North. Take the Riverside Exit. Turn left on Main Street and then turn right on Freedom Boulevard at the Super Taqueria/St Patricks (big red brick church) to the Best Western Rose Garden Inn.

  • From: Hwy 101. Take Hwy 129 West. Turn right on Main Street and then turn right on Freedom Boulevard at the Super Taqueria/St Patricks (big red brick church) to the Best Western Rose Garden Inn.
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  • 1.60 mile(s) from Bagel Cafe & Bakery deli, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, bagels made fresh on site. Offers a wide variety of sandwiches and pastries. they also serve a variety of salads, breakfast burritos, soups and desserts. Barista also available.
  • Across the street from Norma's, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, The cuisine is American diner with a slight Mexican slant.
  • Across the street from Super Taqueria, fast food, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, Super Taqueria is a great place to grab authentic-style FAST mexican food
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Jalisco's, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, Welcome to Jalisco's, Watsonville's most beautiful restaurant. Feast on unique Seafood and Mexican dishes in an historic 1930's building and Sample over 25 Tequilas! Friday is Mariachi night!
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Red Apple Cafe, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, The locals favorite spot for hot breakfast! Large portions and an extensive selection for breakfast and lunch make this a perfect stop for everyone.
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Sushi Garden, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, The finest Japanese Restaurant in Capitola and Watsonville has been around for more than a decade and is constantly crowded with customers. The keys to our ongoing popularity is threefold: great sushi, prompt service and very reasonable prices.
  • 0.80 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Home of the flame broiled Whopper


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Pajaro Valley Water District
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Superior Court of Santa Cruz
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Starbucks, 2 locations - near Target is .8 of a mile; near Safeway is 1.9 miles
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Target/Staples/Ross, All in same shopping complex
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Savemart/Radio Shack, All in same shopping complex
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Longs Drugs, 2 locations-Rodriguez St .5 mi; Main St 1.2 mi
  • 1.30 mile(s) from Granite Construction, local construction company


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Farmers Market-Watsonvill, Friday, 3-7pm, year round. Produce, JCG eggs, honey, locally prepared ethnic foods.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Gottschalks, department store
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Target Shopping Center, Target, Starbucks, Staples, Ross, Save Mart, Hollywood Video; Oil Can Henry's; Quiznos; Cold Stone Creamery; McDonalds; Del Taco
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Watsonville Crossroads, OSH, UPS Store, Trop Aquarium pet store, Jansen Music, Crossroads book store, art supply store, fabric store
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Watsonville Square, Nob Hill; Longs; Payless Shoes; Bagel Cafe, donutshop; consignment store; H&R Block
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Dollar Tree Shopping Cent, Verizon; Dollar Tree; Big 5 Sporting Goods; Salvation Army Thrift Store; nail salon; Subway
  • 1.40 mile(s) from KMart Shopping Center, KMart; Walgreens; Blockbuster; Freedom Furniture; Taco Bell