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Back Bay Inn

3.5 of 5 1391 Second Street, Baywood Park, CA 93402
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leucadia, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here a number of times, and always enjoy stopping at this quiet B&B on the edge of Morro Bay. Don't expect a lot of night life, but there are a number of outdoor opportunities - hiking, kayaking on the bay, or just walking around the quaint village of Baywood Park. Birding is particularly good in the area... More 

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Paul I, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks so much for stopping in and visiting us once again. We have such a unique, quiet little corner of the world and we're really glad you've made it part of your regular travels. It sounds like you've done some great exploring around here out on the bay and into Montana de Oro State Park. Happy Holidays and we... More 

Valley Center, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location and nice extras. Wine/snacks reception and coffee in the morning. Breakfast included at cute restaurant right next door. Nice gardens, and peaceful location. Our room, 306, included a kitchenette. Price was very good too! I'd highly recommend! Staff is great!

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Paul I, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi, there! Thanks for your very nice review. We are so glad you found us. The beverage service in our reception area aims to help you "wine down" for a relaxing evening and the coffee for getting you up and ready for whatever Central Coast adventures await... We look forward to your next visit! More 

Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here after driving up from LA. We had had a long flight so the peace and lovely location was perfect. The room was lovely and the view of the bay was gorgeous. We enjoyed sitting on our verandah watching the local dogs being walked as we sipped a glass of Paso Robles wine. The reception staff were very... More 

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Paul I, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we're certainly glad you enjoyed our laid-back bayside atmosphere. We keep the complimentary wines ready for your enjoyment so you can unwind quickly upon check-in. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are from the Midwest and took several days driving down from San Francisco down Highway 1 to Santa Barbara to do a bike trip, earlier this month. My husband, who never does any of the trip planning, found this place through his research. I thought he hated B and Bs. This is more the vibe of a boutique hotel.... More 

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Paul I, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great and thoughtful review! We're glad your husband did a little research and found us, and so pleased to hear that we ranked on top of your list among all the places on your trip. Baywood is a very special place - we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located just a few steps from beautiful bay. All rooms have a nice view. We are family friends with the inn keeper. So we might be biased. But we know it well run, clean and comfortable. We had room 7 which is a dog friendly room, because we have Bella with us. Hard surface floor which we prefer for dog... More 

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Paul I, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Well, biased or not, we're sure glad you had a chance to spend such a sunny, beautiful day with us! Baywood is very dog friendly - glad your four legged friend got to enjoy as well. Thanks for taking time to review us and we can't wait until you come back again to visit. Happy Travels! More 

Dixon, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was by far the best place I have ever stayed. The rooms were beautifully simple in decorations. Super Clean and the service was way beyond any I have experienced in other places that were much more expensive. The patio on our room was secluded and peaceful, we never heard any other guests and felt like we were in the... More 

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Paul I, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks so much for this fantastic review. Our specialty at the Back Bay Inn is peace and quiet with a magnificent view over the bay. We are so glad you experienced the peacefulness that we strive to deliver! Looking forward to your next visit... More 

Devon, UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

You won't believe me when I say that this place is gorgeous unless you read the other reviews. Beautifully decorated rooms, fridge, possibly a view out over the bay. Quiet, peaceful, wonderful breakfast with great staff and wonderful food. The young lady at the desk was so kind and thoughtful. Actually, I don't believe the Hilton or the Marriott can... More 

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Paul I, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Most of our rooms do have a full bay view, but we have a few Garden Rooms without (although they are steps to the bay, too...). We would be honored to see you again soon... More 

Grand Coulee, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had never heard of this place before. A friend of ours recommended it as we were in town for a wedding. We were blown away! Breathtaking views, exceptional beds and a staff that really wants to help and enjoys what they do. I will never stay anywhere else again whenever I'm in the Morro Bay/Los Osos area.

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Paul I, Public Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hey there! Glad you found us. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and found your new home base in the Los Osos/Baywood area. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and we really look forward to your return. Back Bay Inn. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The song "Sitting at the Dock of the Bay" was written about this place. Ok that's probably not true. But it might as well have been. If there was ever a place to sit on the dock of the bay and watch the tide roll away this is it. We got a downstairs rooms (102) with a Lanai over looking... More 

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Paul I, Public Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Your room 102 with the lanai, opening straight to the bay view, is truly a magical experience to wake up to. Kelly really does a nice job taking care of our guests, and it's good to hear that she... More 

Brit in France
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153 reviews 153 reviews
53 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This motel/B&B is a whisker short of excellent. It doesn't need much to make 5 pointer. It's in a quiet spot, with many rooms having a view over water. The staff are friendly and helpful. There are some little extras which are very nice, like the "wine tasting" between 17:30 and 19:00 for guests with some little snackies, like hummus,... More 

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Paul I, Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us, and taking the time to leave your nice review. Our bay front rooms sure do offer a nice, peaceful atmosphere for taking a rest. It sounds like you were traveling down the coast and joined us for a quick stopover. With so much to do on the Central Coast. we hope you'll come... More 

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Address: 1391 Second Street, Baywood Park, CA 93402
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Baywood Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Back Bay Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
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