Historical Elegance in Capitola, California!
Capitola Hotel, Santa Cruz County, California
The Grand Hotel Capitola was built in the 1890s where Esplanade Park is today. It featured 160 rooms, a restaurant, clubhouse, electric lights, and telephone service. The hotel offered changing rooms and basic conveniences to all visitors. Designed by architect Edward Van Cleeck, the stately landmark burned in 1929. The original postcard was published by Charles Weidner, circa 1910.
Source: Capitola Historical Museum
Rights: This postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.
“Historical Elegance in Capitola, California! Capitola Hotel, Santa Cruz County, California.” Capitola Historical Museum. 2015. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/11107. Accessed 8 June 2023.