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Bay Front Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #18 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Larkspur, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Santa Cruz hotels seem similar to NY hotels in that they seem to be expensive and small. With that in mind, Bay Front Inn has easy access to beach, Pacific Ave restaurants, and not too close to the grimy side of the Boardwalk area. Hotel relatively quiet at least when you run the fans all night you don't hear anything.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got a fantastic same-day rate at the Bay Front. The staff was very courteous, clean rooms with comfy beds. The kids were excited about the pool and large flat-screen TV. We were walking distance to the path along west cliff street, beaches and the Boardwalk. We will be back!!!!

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Brentwood, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost $500 for two nights NO WAY!!! The only plus was double room is spacious & kids were happy w Breakfast the waffles were yummy. Here was the problem went to beach all day and came back to my same dirty towels, garbage in the cans, sink clogged...NO ONE EVER came to clean room. Now I am waiting for this... More

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San Diego, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible experience and not worth you spending the money. Poor qualty, unprofessional, staff and unhelpfu. We had an unfortunate situation upon which our cash payment was not reimbursed nor any whatsoever. Our stay was 2 hours, but had to leave and they were unsympathetic to our unfortunate situation. Instead provided a rehearsed, blanket response. We did not receive a receipt... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a queen accessible room. Had hardwood/laminate floors (no carpet), new paint, white sheets, newer mattress, clean looking comforter. We were surprised to find a large flat screen with several channels, microwave, keruig with two k-cups in our room. However, room still felt dark and there were a few small holes in the wall near the headboard, and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was small, but nicely renovated. Liked pool and the free bikes. Breakfast was minimal, but good, & location was a short walk from beach, pier & restaurants. Also near the amusement park. Staff seemed overworked, but was friendly & welcoming. Would recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms recently redone. Hardwood floors, no carpet. Easier to clean I'm sure but I prefer carpet. This place does the trick but office staff needs a few lessons in good customer service. They acted like they didn't need our business.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a very nice stay. The room was small but clean and comfortable. My only complaint is the walls are a little thin and I could hear my neighbors. But the room was comfortable and the continental breakfast was very nice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It would be ok if it were $100. But for $275( upgrade and pet fee), it was a bust. The bathroom had the previous guests hair on the floor. Patch on the wall, assuming that's where the tp holder used to be. Ac was loud, and the possums scared the crap out of me. I'm guessing the cost was because... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My wife and small (5 lb) dog stayed at the Bay Front Inn about a week ago on a Friday night. We were told the room would be ready by 330 and wound up waiting another 30 minutes while it was being cleaned. While the room was clean, I agree with a previous reviewer that the cost should be $60... More

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Address: 325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Front Inn 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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