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Reviewed 22 February 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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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 20 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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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Thank Jamie K
Oakland, California
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This place is in a great location- very close to the boardwalk and downtown. There's also bikes to rent and a cool bike shop across the street. A great value + continental breakfast with waffles is a nice touch.

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Reviewed 18 February 2014

Two queens for family of four worked well. Hardwood floors makes a difference - feels cleaner, doesn't retain dust, looks better than most commercial carpet. We were by the pool and pump was turned off at night so low noise. Stayed on a busy holiday weekend and staff did their best to accommodate everyone. Great location - walk to Boardwalk,...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Positives: Relatively large rooms, easy access to beach (3 min walk), healthy options for breakfast (oatmeal, fruit, yogurt), free bike rental (1h/day), friendly staff (moved me from room closest to the ice machine to a quieter room) Minor issues: I was arriving late, and they requested I call to confirm late arrival, even though I'd already secured my arrival with...

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $115 - $304 (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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