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Barons By The Bay Inn

701 South Mobile Street, Fairhope, AL 36532
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Barons By The Bay Inn
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Fairhope
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Clanton, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to find a place to stay overnight at the last minute due to AC problems. Since we had a pet, our choices were limited. We were able to stay here. It was very quiet. The beds were small but comfortable. We stayed one night in the old section and one. In the new section. There is a BIG... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is ok very clean and in a good location, the rooms are ok and the staff are friendly. The air con is very noisy so you may want ear plugs. To eat there is a really good restaurant that does seafood and stake about 10 min walk away. There is also a restaurant next to this place but... More 

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Denver,Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

You don't pay for the motel. It's old, uncomfortable beds, not many amenities, but clean. You are however, paying for the location. A walk across the street and you are smack dab at the bay and you can easily grab a bench for a prime location to view the sunsets. You also have the Eastern Shore Trail that you can... More 

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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

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Chapel Hill, Tennessee
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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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