Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, 95060show map
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Very goodBased on  181 reviews
Overview

The comfortable Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is placed close to the beachfront. Founded in 1990, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2010.

The venue is 4 km away from Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Guests will find Santa Cruz city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is located within a 50-minute drive from Monterey Peninsula airport.

Rooms

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz provides guestrooms fitted with climate control, wireless internet, cable TV with on-demand movies, a laptop safe and multi-channel TV. Room facilities include a dishwasher and a fridge as well as a pillow-top mattress and down pillows.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy Mexican meals at Las Palmas Taco Bar, which is 200 meters from the property.

Services

Such facilities as a safety deposit box, parking and a vending machine are available on-site.

Relax

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz also has cots and a pool for guests travelling with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at USD 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Sauna

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Free breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Children's pool

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Sauna
  • Massage

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-21:00FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Boardwalk PhotosBoardwalk Photos1400 ft
Cocoanut Grove Banquet and ConfCocoanut Grove Banquet and Conf1400 ft
First Night Santa CruzFirst Night Santa Cruz2700 ft
Museum of Art and HistoryMuseum of Art and History3000 ft
Santa Cruz Parks and RecreationSanta Cruz Parks and Recreation3000 ft
Louden Nelson Community CtrLouden Nelson Community Ctr1400 ft
Calvary Parish HallCalvary Parish Hall2300 ft
Santa Cruz Civic AuditoriumSanta Cruz Civic Auditorium3000 ft
Gestalt Institute-Santa CruzGestalt Institute-Santa Cruz2700 ft
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Las Palmas Taco BarLas Palmas Taco Bar600 ft55 Front St
Ideal Bar & GrillIdeal Bar & Grill1200 ft106 Beach St
Yan FlowerYan Flower1000 ft617 Pacific Ave
The Picnic BasketThe Picnic Basket1300 ft125 Beach St
Aquarius - Dream InnAquarius - Dream Inn1400 ft175 West Cliff Drive
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Art League Inc-Santa CruzArt League Inc-Santa Cruz3700 ft
Kids on BroadwayKids on Broadway1.6 mi
Parks and Recreation DeptParks and Recreation Dept4300 ft
Santa Cruz Mission State ParkSanta Cruz Mission State Park4300 ft
Holy Cross Parish HallHoly Cross Parish Hall4600 ft
Portuguese HallPortuguese Hall1.2 mi
German American HallGerman American Hall1.4 mi
Goodwill IndustriesGoodwill Industries1.5 mi
Santa Cruz Adult SchoolSanta Cruz Adult School1.8 mi
Mark Abbot Memorial LighthouseMark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse1.0 miLighthouse Point West Cliff Drive
Wilder Ranch State Park Wilder Ranch State Park 3.3 mi1401 Coast Rd
Mystery SpotMystery Spot3.8 mi465 Mystery Spot Rd
Capitola Historical MuseumCapitola Historical Museum4.0 mi410 Capitola Ave
New Brighton State BeachNew Brighton State Beach4.9 mi1500 Park Avenue, Capitola
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Getting around
Airports
Watsonville (WVI)13.2 mi
Marina Municipal (OAR)24.5 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.0
Very goodBased on  181  reviews
  • 6.2
    Good

    Large room with a comfy bed, close to the center of town.

    The hotel was a little run down, breakfast was very basic and the rooms were noisy whenever anyone nearby used a tap or toilet.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    It wass within walking distance to the boardwalk.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    the Bay Front inn was comfortable, although without coffee in the room. Everything was very clean, but a little dated. Great value, great location, quiet environment.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The hotel staff working the front desk was polite and friendly, a joy. The location was within walking distance of the beach, boardwalk, and pier. It was a good value.

    I really can't think of anything negative other than the age of the facility, but in perspective it was well kept>

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Nice location within walking distance of the beach and downtown. The rooms on the second floor are re-decorated to modern standards. Flatscreen and comfortable boxspring bed made it a pleasant stay.

    We woke up earlier than expected due to the neighbors' alarm clock. The breakfast was limited to cereals and juice/coffee.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    The only good thing about the trip was the time not spent in the hotel room.

    The bathroom was small and dirty and the sheets were itchy. Overall bad experience at the Bay Front Inn.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Good location for walking to beach/boardwalk or the downtown area on Pacific Ave.

    The motel did not provide continental breakfast as advertised. Not even coffee in the morning!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    i liked that the bay front inn is within walking distance to everything.also the service was great Rupesh was very helpful in making us feel at home!

    i liked everything!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    My girlfriend and I stayed at the Bay Front Inn during our drive down highway 1. We found the staff very friendly and helpful and the room was great. We were offered the option of upgrading to one of the newly renovated rooms (which we took, it was only $10 more), which aren't listed on Booked.net, and were very happy with our experience. The design was great and the hdtv really topped it off. Definitely recommended for a stay in Santa Cruz.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Walking distance to the Catalyst, restaurants and the Wharf.

    The Room could have used one more chair to sit on and a small table.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    I really liked the location of the inn which was the main reason why I choice the inn in the first place.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Location

    The room smelled faintly if urine, I let hotel staff know so I hope they clean it better for the next for the next guest. There was no lock on the window just a wooden stick in the frame...otherwise that it was ok.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    It was better than we expected since the price was very cheap. The staff was great, beds comfortable, and satellite tv was a nice touch. Also walking distance to the boardwalk and downtown made it the best central location.

    Continental breakfast was lacking, but we were walking distance to coffee shops so was still able to have a nice meal

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The staff was fantastic! The attendees less so. There was a lot of noise from partiers. 4 of my tires were deflated by drunken revelers one night. Rupesh was great. Skyler was great. Serena was great.

    Too many drunks/dopers allowed to get rooms.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The proximity to all the attractions in Santa Cruz.

    The smell in the room, was typical for a hotel of its age and price range. Also your description stated that the room would have a 40 inch television and an alarm clock and it had neither. You might want to change that.

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  181 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-21:00FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Watsonville (WVI)13.2 mi
Marina Municipal (OAR)24.5 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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