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Hove, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We paid $170 for a one night here which is a lot for what it is. $10 to park in their carpark. Never been charged to park in a motel carpark before! Big discussion about switching to a room with two beds (he would not switch us without paying more), guy on reception said if we had booked direct we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Does what it says on the tin - simple motel, close to the beach - you can easily walk. We had a big room, very sparsely decorated. A couple of chairs to sit/put clothing on would be useful, as well as bed side tables and lamps on both sides of the beds. Breakfast is simple. Self-making waffles the most interesting... More 

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Ferndale, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

The motel was old but clean. Our room had bathroom light out, bathroom door had to be closed over a bump in the floor, front door had to be sure to slam it shut or it didn't shut. The room also had an iron but no ironing board. Only one mirror in the room - the bathroom. The worst part... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

rooms stink , bed sheets are dirty you can tell they do not clean them our sheets had pubic hairs ,pet hair .. no ironing board , iron did not work never ever will I stay in this motel. front desk closes and no one is on call how they claim they are on that 800# they provide , we... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I accidentally made a booking wrong (some how it booked the same day as I made the booking, 8/7 (8th July)), but supposed to be one month later, 7/8 (7th of August). The hotel still took out the hole fee and didn't wanna rebook to the right month. So no, we are not staying here in August.

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Modesto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This was a yearly family gathering once a year in Santa Cruz, and planned early in the year. This hotel, Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz did check the boxes for comfortable surroundings and family gathering. If booked early, the room including breakfast was above average at a reasonable price. The Bay Front Inn staff were outstanding making sure our stay... More 

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A lot of negative reviews, but I my experience was certainly positive. My check in was good, my room was clean, and they accepted pets! My room had recently been renovated, the fixtures were nice, TV was great, bed comfortable. Bathroom was a little rough, was not part of the renovation. Still, it was clean, and had hot water! My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Bay Front Inn is ideally located between the Boardwalk and downtown. Everything in walking distance. Appearance is a little shabby and furniture bare and plain, hardly any decorations, but rooms are clean. Prices per night are very reasonable. 10$ for parking. Pets allowed, so people walk their dogs around in the morning and evening. Breakfast is great (included), staff is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

It takes a lot for me to give a 1 start review, but this one deserved it. I bought a room for my friend visiting from out of town at this hotel. NOWHERE in the reservation did they state the 'office hours', nor that their attendant on duty would be gone early. Needless to say, my guest got there, waited... More 

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Honolulu
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I was shocked by the unprofessionalism of the staff. There was a yelling match that occurred with a customer and you could tell a couple of staff were new without much training. My room smelled faintly of raw sewage, not really sure what was going on. There was also a group of people outside talking loudly until at least 3AM.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bay Front Inn

Address: 325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $80 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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