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Bay Front Inn

325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Garberville, California
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Complementary breakfast starts at 8 a.m (if you're lucky), rooms & facilities standard - nothing extraordinary, neighborhood ok for accessing most tourist attractions but pedestrian traffic not in the "desirable" spectrum (although we never felt insecure in any way). Also echo the $250/night (parking wasn't included in our booking.com quote) being worth it.. could've BNB'd an entire house for what... More 

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time staying here on a trip to Santa Cruz for an anniversary. The front desk staff was very nice, and gave us an upgrade at check in. Wonderful room with a king bed and jetted tub. Room was nicely decorated with beautiful wood floors. The best part was it was an easy 10 min walk to the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I arrived early on the day of our check in date. The gal at the front desk said she could check us in at 12 pm. We walked around downtown to pass an hour's time. Walked back only to be told there was an early check in fee of $25. Why she didn't mention this at the... More 

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Richmond, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes, location great 1 block from Beach Street. But not worth the $200+ we paid for the night. Very shabby exterior and interior. Parking was tight and cost $10, no hooks in the bathroom to hang towels, toilet seat wouldn't stay up, limited lighting in the room. Reception was nice but that's not enough. Would never recommend this hotel to... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am only giving 3 stars because I did not actually stay here. When we called late at night on 8/16 to book a room the front desk person (male)...I do not have a name, said they were all booked but said he would call me right back. Within minutes he had called and had us set up at the... More 

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Fremont, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is warm and friendly. Met some nice people there. Love that it's pet friendly. Walking distance to the beach and restaurants. I like the use of the free bikes to ride. I stay here all the time. I highly recommend it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here for a night on our way back to Oregon..and boy am I glad it was only for a night!! The MOTEL room was tiny and the bathroom was smaller than a closet and just gross. The whole area reeked of pot..along with a strong odor of it in our actual room. It seemed to... More 

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Ottawa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first negative review I have ever written for a hotel. I did not like this place and could not recommend it, except maybe for very young people who want a place to crash before heading back to the beach. It is very close to the beach and pier. I did see some families that occupied several rooms... More 

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Pacifica, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a quick one night trip to Santa Cruz with some friends. We wanted to see the music on the beach but not have to drive home that night. It was very hard to find a room as this is high season and the prices are quite high as well! While I would not say this is normally a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this hotel numerous times with my pups and love it every time. Great location close to everything and beautiful rooms. Staff is very friendly and helpful. You can walk everywhere from the hotel so it makes it very easy to get around.

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