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Bay Front Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #19 of 52 hotels in Santa Cruz
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If u can book directly through them do it. Get cheaper rate and don't have to pay for parking. Room was ok for 1 person not there more than a couple of days. No dresser in our single room wife not to happy about living out of suitcase for 2 days. No clock in room at all, and our phone... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

BAD…the bathroom was quite ick. The paint job looked incomplete. The toilet paper holder looked as if it had recently been ripped from the wall and then hastily screwed back into the wall. The room door was cracked and splintered along the edge. There was so much dirt and paint peeling on the door and door jam. I'm not sure... More

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Jamestown, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is within 2 easy walking blocks to the ocean, wharf, and a variety of dining places without having to pay the $15 beach parking! The staff is friendly and helpful, free bicycle rental is a plus, continental breakfast is the best I've ever had for this hotel rating and I'd most definitely stay here again.

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is excellent - just a short walk to the pier and boardwalk, plus parking is included. The front desk staff were very friendly and accommodating. I participated in the Wharf to Wharf 6 mile run and they allowed us to check out one hour late so I could come back to the hotel and shower after the race.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay with excellent location right by the waterfront. Nice rooms and amenities, big screen tv and keurig coffee in the room. Bed was very comfy and the area was quiet. We did not use the pool. Parking was also a bit crowded as the hotel was fully booked so some street parking was necessary.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bay Front Inn has very helpful & friendly staff. The location was good because it was a 15 minute walk to both the wharf and downtown. The pool looked so inviting but we were so busy at the boardwalk and shopping downtown we never got to go in the pool. I wanted so to ride the courtesy bikes but... More

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't go here. Rooms smell of vomit. Unclean. Staff unfriendly and unhelpful. We tried to cancel the booking but were not allowed. Only thing going for the hotel is the location which is quite near the beach. Other than, it's all bad. Never again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately stayed in this dirt for one night. Booked it over the phone and on arrival went to see the room and i could not believe the dirt and smell i have experienced. Refused to take the room and i been told by a funny looking guy at reception that he will still charge me for the night even if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Josh at the front desk was fabulous. We booked a king bed 108 thinking the room would be bigger but it only had a bed. No drawers of any kind or desk. Josh gave us a TV tray and a chair to use our first night since the inn was booked. I felt this went above and beyond what... More

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is walking distance to the beach and boardwalk which was great. Also walking distance to the Santa Cruz Wharf. Clean rooms and friendly staff. The family suite was more than perfect for our family of six. We would definitely stay there again.

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Address: 325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
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Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Front Inn 2*
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