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Barons By The Bay Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   701 South Mobile Street, Fairhope, AL 36532
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Fairhope
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

With nothing booked, we decided Barons By The Bay for its location, and mindful of some older reviews saying the exterior needs some TLC. Location was spot on, and it still needs some TLC on the exterior, but dont judge it just by appearances. Looking closer, we noticed a couple promising little things such as the fact that the windows... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The outside is dismal and rundown but the rooms that have been renovated aren't bad. Nothing fancy, but clean and more modern than the outside would lead you to believe. The view is not exactly what is posted on the website but there is a very nice restaurant next door. A nice family owns and operates the motel but when... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I Looked for a hotel by the seafront, which is what I got, but did not realise that it was quite a way out of the centre with only 1 resturant nearby. The hotel itself wasn't bad and was the cheapest in Fairhope, but for what you pay I have been to a lot better hotels. I was nice and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

As others have said in their reviews,Don't be fooled by exterior. Very run down,needs ,at the very least,some paint! Rooms are remodeled and very clean and nice. One complaint,the coffee cups smell bad and in turn makes he coffee taste bad.i recommend different cups! Nice view of the bay,short walk to water. Wifi was in unusable in our room which... More 

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Birmingham,AL
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Nine adults and three kids descended on the motel for a 3-day family reunion. We selected Barons for the price, and the proximity to the bay, a pier, a beach, and to Fairhope proper. There was no deposit required. A real plus was that because we had 5 rooms, Anil comped us an additional motel room for use as a... More 

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Mozof2
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The "inn" (not really) is quite outdated, however, it is in a good location, reasonably priced, and the room we stayed in had been remodeled and was clean. We were pleased. Best shower head and water pressure EVER! No breakfast:(

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I admit it, when you first pull up the outside of the hotel is very disheartening for a weary traveler. The exterior is beyond run down. Kind of sad really, because the drive through Fairhope is quite lovely, and you really can't beat the location being right across the street from Mobile Bay. I got my hopes up due to... More 

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Oakland, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The room was just fine, clean and cleaned everyday. Every room has been refurbished. The beds were comfortable; bring your own coffee as what's supplied for the little machine is weak. The internet is swift and was very useful for me (and free). It's family run, so when you enter the office, staff are often in the back being a... More 

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Dallas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We were needing a room for 3 nights during this past week at the last minute..(based on our schedule at this time) .most of the hotels in Fairhope were sold out due to the Holiday Weekend. I found a few rooms within the city but they were smoking rooms at $89 per night and offered two full beds..which would not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We couldn't find anywhere to stay during the week of the 4th of July. We booked at the Barons and were a little nervous about it. We stayed in room 21 and it was very nice and clean. The Vira family who run the hotel are very nice and friendly. The room was quiet. We heard no traffic or noise... More 

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Address: 701 South Mobile Street, Fairhope, AL 36532
Location: United States > Alabama > Fairhope
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Barons By The Bay Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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