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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
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After a rather tough day, we had a wonderful night the Bay Front Inn. The room was inviting, comfortable, and relaxing. Our complementary breakfast was beyond anything we could have hoped for. Thoughtfully created and delicious. We will be staying at the Bay Front Inn again and again for sure!

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Templeton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you need a clean, affordable room close to the Wharf, this is the place. We stayed in Room 128, 2 queen size beds, small bathroom with newly retiled shower, flat screen TV, Keurig coffee maker, hardwood floors. Can't beat the location: @3 short blocks to the Wharf. Location is near the North end of the Boardwalk area. The motel... More 

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Oakley, California
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When I first pulled up to the hotel I was a little concerned, the place does not have great curb appeal (hint hint management), so my first impression of the place was not great; however from the time we set foot in the office to the time we left my ambivalence on the hotel was changed by the way the... More 

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on business in San Jose and didn't want to waste our money on a $200+ hotel room. Instead, we drove an hour and found a room online the Bayfront Inn for an insanely low price. We stayed and appreciated the hard wood floors, Keurig coffee pots and flat screen tv on the wall. It is an older upgraded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to have any critical faculties as the price is so reasonable...And, if Dan is at the front desk, you can be sure all yur issues will be set straight with a smile. The location puts you in walking distance of all your survival needs, and tourists attractions, too.

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I went to Santa Cruz to do a college visit at UC-SC. While the visit was good, the hotel stay was much to be desired. It was difficult to find a front desk person, never knew they had parking fee and the room was much to be desired. The bed creaked so badly that anytime anyone moved... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would not go here again nor to the neighbor property The front desk staff was helpful. Pool was very small right in the parking lot. This is an older hotel that has had some upgrades but not worth the $150-$200 they charge on weekends.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I definitely enjoyed my stay and would stay there again.! The wifi was a bit choppy but the location and price definitely compensated for that. The people were really friendly and told me about all the local fun things to do. In all it was fantastic.

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Oak Park, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Pro: - Near beaches, boardwalk - Front desk is pretty friendly - Decent pool area to chill out and swim Cons: - Terrible beds, at least ours was with a big diamond shaped yellow stain on sheets and mattress - TV barely worked, couldn't control volume with remote - Wifi barely worked - Breakfast is Costco muffins, some cereal, standard... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Because it was spring break, many hotels were full and we drove around looking for vacancy. This place had it, as well as a room big enough to fit all 5 of us. Ugh -- it was pretty awful. It was on the street and over the office, so it was SO LOUD. There was only air in the bedroom... More 

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