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Bay Front Inn

2.0 of 5 325 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 2 days ago NEW

I am a frequent out of town visitor of Santa Cruz and always stay at the Bay Front Inn. Staff is always friendly and knowledgeable of the local area. Clean rooms with cable tv, microwave/fridge, hot waffles and OJ. Walking distance to boardwalk and downtown nightlife.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the off-season price, this was perfect. The room was clean and little (1 bed), with a better TV than most other larger hotels I've been in. Staff was friendly, you can make your own waffles and oatmeal, and they have a few bikes to borrow for free for an hour. The room had a nice size fridge and everything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family went to Santa Cruz Ca to attend the Fungus Faire and we did had a blast! As it was a rush decision, we have to take our dear Lucky ( mix chihuahua) with us. This hotel was an answer to our prayers! This hotel is affordable, very convenient ( just 10 minutes or less , walk to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights so we can visit the boardwalk and West Cliff Drive. The room is a bit small but for the price we paid, it was a very good value relative to what was available in the area. Bath was clean and bed was comfy. The continental breakfast is actually quite good with a la carte items... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though the rooms are very very small, they are clean and housekeeping did a great job! With our young son, having wood floors was very much appreciated!! Breakfast is offered starting at 8am but often times the front desk person was just getting there, so waffles weren't ready at that time. We liked that there was a waffle iron. Cereals,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The WiFi did not work the entire time we were here. The amenities for the dogs that they state on the website were not provided. I requested a dog bowl and was given a paper bowl that they used for breakfast cereal in the mornings. There were spiders every where in our room. The remote to the TV had dead... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Good accomodation and friendly staff but the morning we left there was no one to serve breakfast until 1,5 hours after the breakfast should have started. Extremely strange end to a visit that was good in all other ways.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Great location and pet friendly. Great central location, our dog was extremely comfortable even more so than at home, we had a great time very nice pool and pet area we wish it was warm to go swimming the pool at the very refreshing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Great room and location. Walking distance to pier and boardwalk. I loved that there was no carpet in the room. Perfect for a beach location hotel. Staff was awesome. Single story rooms near the pool is the way to go if you can get one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were contemplating on going to this hotel or many others that we had an option for (due to the low season). we were extremely happy to choose this one. it was PERFECT location, very clean and looks like it was just renovated. and the guy at the front desk was very friendly and laid back. I'd go there again... More 

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Address: 325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Front Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Bay Front Hotel Santa Cruz
Bay Front Motel

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