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Bayfront Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1150 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442 (Formerly Adventure Inn)
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Ranked #9 of 29 hotels in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an old motel that has been kept up and, although it has many layers of paint, it has a nice, friendly vibe. We got the last room left for one night (last minute booking) above the office so no view of the harbor. The room was small, but clean with a little fridge, coffee maker and a goody... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do you love to be woken up by barking dogs? Do you like passive aggressive staff? How about ridiculously tiny rooms? If you answered yes, the Bayfront Inn is for you! Owner/manager at front desk is weirdly uptight about children but appears to be fine with dogs barking day and night. The "two doubles" room (#9) is WAAAY too small... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

clean room, friendly staff but flyes at the kitchenn🐜🐜🐜 and dirty tables😒 tbe posibl guests may need to think twice.. the basket at the room is cool but hotel should solve the fly problemm. the view is also good. internet is also quite week to me

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, two dogs, and I just returned from a stay at Bayfront. The location and view are unbelievable. I've read the previous reviews, and all I can say about the low scores is that the hotel is very transparent about policies, the facility, etc. on their website, including the fact that the rooms are very small; they even include... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to stay. Very friendly and personal at check-in. Very dog friendly. I loved the deck and patio and made some good dog friends there. Morro Bay is a very dog friendly town and we had an excellent fish dinner with other dog owners at a local restaurant. There are tons of restaurants and shops within a short... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in Morro Bay to split up our drive from Los Angeles to Carmel. The distance was perfect for a stop. The town is pretty cool if you like fishing towns. Great shops and places to eat on the main street. The rock is pretty awesome as well. I am a professional photographer so I liked the photo options... More

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South Pasadena, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and clean rooms. Extremely dog friendly, with goodie bag for dog (dog blanket, dog treats, poo bags, dog toy, list of local dog-friendly restaurants and stores), plus dog food bowl and water setup in the room. Rooms were clean and well kept, but had the thinnest walls that I have encountered in years (could hear the people... More

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San Diego
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is very dog friendly. They provided a blanket, treats, and water and food bowls in the room. There were several dogs staying at the same time as us, so our doggie got to make new friends. It is the closest hotel to the rock and beach area which was great because our Lab loves the beach. The rooms... More

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Coarsegold, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Earlier reviews have pretty much said it all. - Across the street from the harbor facing the rock (it's the closest hotel to the rock) - Pleasant, very helpful hoteliers - Clean rooms - Lots of freebies such as cinnamon buns, fish & chips, trolley passes, plus in-room salt-water taffy, juice, and bottled water. - Galley with microwave and fresh... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We pulled into the forecourt of this little motel and parked easily. Check in was great. The lady couldn't be more helpful. The rooms are perfect for an overnight stop with quirky little features like a red lip phone. A little sweetie basket welcomes you. Morro bay itself is lovely. Great seafront restaurants where you can see the seals and... More

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Address: 1150 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442 (Formerly Adventure Inn)
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Bayfront Inn 2*
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Waterfront 16 Unit 2 story walk up Motel Revival, quaint,on Morro Bay's Embarcadero. Walk to beach, harbor, all entertainment, restaurants, and shopping. Many upper floor rooms have spectacular views of Harbor, and Morro Rock. Limited rooms Pet Friendly with additional fee. No smoking facility. Room Amenities: flat screen TVs, Keurig Coffee Makers, Sm Refrig, Hair Dryer, bottled water, juice packs, snacks, Expanded cable TV & HBO. Light continental breakfast each morning includes hard boiled eggs, cereals, bread for toasting, etc., Along with freshly baked cinnamon buns. Special rates and packages available all seasons. ... more   less 
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