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    Bay Front Inn

    325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

    This is a well located Inn - close to the beach and wharf, but still very close to the "action" part of the city. The breakfast is good - croissant, muffins, waffle, cereal and orange juice. We had an extra charge for parking and service...More

    Thank Alexandre M
    Reviewed 29 August 2014

    If u can book directly through them do it. Get cheaper rate and don't have to pay for parking. Room was ok for 1 person not there more than a couple of days. No dresser in our single room wife not to happy about living...More

    Thank dbutt69
    Reviewed 27 August 2014

    BAD…the bathroom was quite ick. The paint job looked incomplete. The toilet paper holder looked as if it had recently been ripped from the wall and then hastily screwed back into the wall. The room door was cracked and splintered along the edge. There was...More

    1  Thank R H
    Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

    This hotel is within 2 easy walking blocks to the ocean, wharf, and a variety of dining places without having to pay the $15 beach parking! The staff is friendly and helpful, free bicycle rental is a plus, continental breakfast is the best I've ever...More

    1  Thank Mimi95327
    Reviewed 17 August 2014

    The location is excellent - just a short walk to the pier and boardwalk, plus parking is included. The front desk staff were very friendly and accommodating. I participated in the Wharf to Wharf 6 mile run and they allowed us to check out one...More

    Thank Emily3477
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 94 - USD 303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    Jaswinder S
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    Response from garciapdx | Reviewed this property |
    We were there over the winter holiday and they wouldn't let us check in early. Our room wasn't ready so they assigned us to a different one. I think we were checked in and our too about 3:30. We got there a little before 3.
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