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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Booking directly on the hotel's web site gave us the best price. Room was fine -- clean and updated. The proximity to the wharf and the boardwalk is fantastic -- and there's free parking. The breakfast is much better than most places -- lots of cereal choices, waffles, yogurt, muffins, fruit. We'll stay here again, I'm sure.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 April 2014

the cost was way to expensive for this place $ 170 a night and the curtains were falling off the windows - it basically looks like they tired to do a fluff on the rooms but didnt finish - old tired furniture - nice flat screen tv and kuerig coffee maker - definitely not worth $170 a night Wont be...

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Thank Bhikeit
Manteca, California
Reviewed 14 April 2014

The location is excellent! We didn't have to drive anywhere! Which was great not to pay for parking. The room was great nice and clean. Love that they are dog friendly! But the price the weekend we went was much more expensive then we thought. We added an extra day, I think they could of worked with the price considering...

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San Mateo, California
Reviewed 14 April 2014

I have stayed here one other time years ago. Both times I enjoyed the stay. I chose this hotel primarily because they allow pets, the good price, and the easily accessible location. It is close (walkable) to downtown, the beaches, and only a short drive away to the college campus. Very centralized in the city of Santa Cruz. I love...

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Thank eenifi
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 April 2014

A number of things were wrong with the stay: 1. Refrigerator in the room was leaking water onto the floor 2. TV did not work (wouldn't turn on) 3. Coffee maker did not work (wouldn't turn on) 4. The coffee provided during the continental breakfast was like brown water 5. The additional service fee and parking fee were not mentioned...

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Thank travelfan2266
San Jose, California
Reviewed 13 April 2014

First time staying here and was very impressed. The woman at the front desk was extremely nice and helpful and went out of her way to make sure I was satisfied with my stay. Convienently located near the beach and downtown and very pet friendly. Rooms were very clean and pleasant. Would definantly stay here again.

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Thank sophia m
Kerman, California
Reviewed 9 April 2014

This Inn was a decent value, very pet friendly with water bowls and treats for the dogs. Breakfast was limited, but adequate. Great waffles! Bed was firm and comfortable. Shower was nice. Bottom floor room was a tad noisy, but quiet after 10:00 pm.

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Thank Reed F
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 7 April 2014

After reading review after review on hotels in Santa Cruz I was more confused then I was in the first place every other review is great then horrible!! Stay here and you will be more than satisfied!! We ended up just pulling in and asking about pricing and the staff was so kind and funny and the price was so...

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Thank pmallett32
Santa Cruz
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Third time back to Bay Front Inn. I highly recommend it. I have stayed at other hotels in the area and this is by far the best all around. Its clean, great continental breakfast and friendly staff. Love that its walking distance from boardwalk.

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Thank Maciel P
Reviewed 2 April 2014

This is a great little place especially when traveling with kids and dogs. The rooms are well stocked with the essentials and clean. It's located just within a 5 min walk to boardwalk and they offer free bike rentals. My son loved the heated pool and although it was cold out he still was comfortable swimming in it. No carpets...

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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
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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
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $107 - $275 (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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