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Modesto, California
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Within walking distance to beach. Great service. Room was clean with Keurig coffeemakers. The manager was really nice and helpful. Our stay was last minute and the staff was friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast was very good. Also the hotel is pet friendly, which was perfect for our daughter whom we were helping move.

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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Arrived 2 hours before check-in after traveling extensively. Was informed that if I wanted my room early I would be charged a $15 early charge.They obviously had a room to rent, but wanted to stick you for extra. They also charge a $10 parking fee. They have their own parking area which is adequate for their customer parking. Another greedy...

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Grass valley, ca
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Planned to stay here on a family trip. Reviews and website looked good so we were happy with the reservation. Upon opening the door to our hotel room, we were mortified. Curtain broken and half hanging from the window, so there would be no privacy on the ground floor. Faux wood floor was filthy. Cords hanging from the wall with...

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Sonora, CA
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Great location. Good service. I'd definitely recommend the Bay Front Inn. The rooms are spartan but for me it was about the location- easy walk to downtown and to the beach; free one-hour bike rental; basic but good breakfast. Since the beach is so close, I'd love to have more places to hang items in our rooms (towel hangars, hangars...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Stayed over the weekend. Other places along the same distance from the beach were expensive and had some negative reviews about this and that. I loved this little place, not exactly a place with a fireplace and bearskin rug but perfect for a comfortable little stay. We walked in and it was immediately our little studio, plenty spacious to relax....

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Langley City, Canada
Reviewed 25 March 2014

I have stayed here before and I returned because of the good rate and the friendly staff. They have a nice breakfast area with good selection of cereals, oatmeal, make your own waffles, orange juice, coffee and tea. It was great to get to use 3 (of their4) beach cruiser bicycles for the complimentary 2 hour period. Our room was...

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Thank Chris M
sf ca
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

It seems the hotel is trying hard but needs a bit more refinement. Overall the staff was great-the room was clean but Spartan-the grounds were a bit shabby. The proximity to the beach and boardwalk is fantastic. We found the price tag a bit steep for the quality of the motel.

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Dublin, New Hampshire
Reviewed 24 March 2014

My husband and I stayed in this hotel over 20 years ago, and the updates recently done have greatly improved the place! Cute little hotel--room was clean (though on the small side) and nicely decorated; lobby & breakfast area were nicely furnished and the breakfast provided was one of the better I've had (sliced muffins were great!); new patio area...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Great trip. Perfectly located - walking distance between beach (Boardwalk) and downtown (Pacific Avenue) Front desk really nice and accommodating Parking easy Neighborhood and other people staying there = safe scene Amenities: fridge, microwave, Keurig for coffee Continental breakfast was awesome - homemade waffles + local coffee Clean rooms Only down side: if other people staying there are loud, you...

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Cotati, California
Reviewed 22 March 2014

This is our second time staying at this hotel. Are family likes it. Were planning to come at least once a year to Santa Cruz and stay at this hotel. People that work are really friendly. The Breakfast is great!!

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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 - $271 (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:
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Bay Front Motel
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