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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 1, 2014

This place is a total rip off. Extra hidden charges, small poorly decorated room, poor wifi and substantially overpriced. The worst place we stayed at on our vacation. They only good thing about it is the short walk to the city pier. Any place that charges a $5 service fee for nothing let alone $10 to park in front of...

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Stockton, California
Reviewed February 26, 2014

The hotel was great and price was definitely right. The location is perfect because it is so close to everything like the Boardwalk, The Catalyst, Bars and good places to eat. I would definitely recommend.

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Trinidad, California
Reviewed February 26, 2014

I stay here while on business trips because it is within a short walking distance to the wharf. The price is very reasonable for the location. The rooms are decorated nicely but look sloppy... I.e tile in bathroom appears to be coming up. The staff are very friendly. There was construction going on but I was not disturbed by it.

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Thank djemic77
Reviewed February 21, 2014

We come to Santa Cruz every year and only stay at the BayFront Inn! The staff are very friendly! The rooms are clean and the beds are comfy! The location is Awesome! Easy walk to the Boardwalk and the strip!!!

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Thank JustinSarah
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed February 19, 2014

We visit Santa Cruz every winter (our daughter resides there), and we always stay at the Bay Front Inn. I LOVE that is within walking distance of the ocean! Nice, clean rooms, and wonderful customer service!

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California
Reviewed February 19, 2014

First, the good about this hotel; 1. It is very close to City of Santa Cruz Beach and Wharf. It took my husband and I maybe 5 minutes of walking to get to that destination. 2. The staff is friendly and helpful. 3. The lobby and breakfast area are bright and shiny. 4. They give you a carafe of purified...

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Cameron Park, California
Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband daughter and I have always had an amassing experience here! Friendly and prompt front desk, great price and location. Rooms are good size and always clean with fridge, microwave and flat screen TV.

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Clovis, California
Reviewed February 18, 2014

overall it was a good stay. easy to find things to do and places to go.I would advise if you find a good parking place leave your car and walk around.Parking lot is very limited.nice staff and good location.I would stay here again for sure.

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Davis, California
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Once again we had a nice stay at the Bay Front Inn in Santa Cruz, CA. Complimentary home-made cupcakes, fancy chocolate cake and a tasty red wine were available at check-in in honor of Valentine's Day. Our dog enjoyed a free treat as well. You can't beat this Inn's location. We walked to West Cliff and back, to the Harbor...

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Thank Belinda M
San Francisco, California
Reviewed February 18, 2014

This affordable hotel is the smart pick for Santa Cruz!! It is close enough to the Warf/Boardwalk and the customer service provided by the staff couldn't be more amazing! The continental breakfast is absolutely delicious from its hot Belgium waffle maker, cereal/oatmeal bar and yummy muffins and juices. They even provided a foam pad for my son to sleep on...

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Bay Front Inn

Address: 325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $91 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Front Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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Bay Front Motel
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“Do not get a room by the swimming pool, we had to walk with the luggage and couldn't see our car”
SharonS410, Feb 25, 2017 | Read review
“Try the 2nd floor, avoid #139.”
EmilyL398, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Do Not Stay Here”
chriscapre, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
“If you do stay here, make sure the deadbolt doesn't look like it was ripped from the door.”
frederesas, Feb 12, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the hotel. Stay away from #122”
david_corinthians, Jan 5, 2016 | Read review
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