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Sora, Panama
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Pictures online are not the room we got, small rooms and no bay in sight.. As we are smokers and in California, well we are bigger social outcasts i guess. We had reservations at one hotel that looked like we should have seen chalk outlines around the property. Do your due diligence before you come to Santa Cruz on your...

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Thank Dan J
Paso Robles, CA
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We would not have stayed here if I had taken time to read the reviews. When we arrived the room was not ready so we had to wait an hour. The cleanliness of the hotel both interior and exterior is not good. The carpets are especially bad and the hallways are full of stuff. Our room was marginal but did...

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2Thank MerlinSis
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 September 2015

My husband was tasked with finding me a hotel. Mistake #1. Selecting this filthy scary place. Mistake #2. Not immediately walking out and demanding my money back. Mistake #3. The weirdest experience from the beginning, however the short version is the place is filthy, the carpets especially, it is crammed everywhere in every hallway with old furniture and books like...

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3Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

This is NOT the place to stay for comfort, security, amenities or any modern conveniences. If you want any of those go to the Best Western about a mile away. However, if you want to experience staying in a hotel 100 or more years ago, you may like to stay here ... ONCE.

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1Thank Richard C
Placerville, California
Reviewed 20 August 2012

My husband and I recently stayed at this hotel and never agian! The woman checking us in was rude! The room was dusty and the bathroom filthy, The trash was not emptied from the guest before us and there was a lid to a soda left on the table in the room. When I asked the woman serving drinks behind...

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14Thank Brenda Q
Albany, New York
Reviewed 9 May 2012

This hotel was dirty and smelled weird. The bathroom was mildewed,the floor was clearly dirty and the woodwork was gritty.....thankfully we were very tired fell asleep instantly...no inspection of the sheets. The lighting was dark and the room was crowded. We stayed one night and left the next day, happily leaving a full night's stay fully paid for....we found a...

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8Thank Ann L
Hawaii
Reviewed 16 March 2012

I loved every minute of this very old hotel!!!! If you love to go back in time, then this is the place for you. Even the old smell of the place takes you back in time!!! I love New Orleans for the history and this place gives me this old New Orleans charm. Things are very quirky and that's what...

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2Thank missgreekhawaiian
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 12 January 2012

From start to finish our stay at the Bay View Hotel was a total disaster. My boyfriend had really wanted to stay at the hotel because he had previously eaten at the restaurant when visiting family in Aptos and was enthralled with the history of the hotel. He was also eager because of the hotel supposedly being haunted by ghosts....

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10Thank Rllynn
Aptos ca
Reviewed 11 June 2011

For those of you that like the haunted mansion at Disneyland.... You will feel right at home here, well minus the charm and fun and, anything good. We stopped in for breakfast and our diet plan was instantly jump started. But what we lacked in food we made up for in an education about how wood flooring should be shopped...

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11Thank SeismicHook
California
Reviewed 16 August 2009

Where do I start. When I first walked in it was kinda charming. They had beautiful decorations, and the owners seemed nice. Until of course I made the sorry mistake of trying to have my wedding here.They were very nice at first until I gave them my deposit. As soon they had my money they treated me like an annoyance....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The oldest hotel in Santa Cruz County built in 1870. Between the ocean and the mountains in Aptos, Ca. Well known for its friendly spirits. Beautiful garden area hosts a variety of activities such as fire dancing and movie nights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bay View Hotel

Address: 8041 Soquel Dr., Aptos, CA 95003
Region: United States > California > Aptos
Price Range: ₹ 7,419 - ₹ 18,309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Bayview Hotel Aptos
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“ha ha ha ha .... A different Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 892danj, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would not choose any room!”
 of 5 bubbles MerlinSis, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 617carolyng, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for any of the double bed rooms!!!”
 of 5 bubbles missgreekhawaiian, 15 Mar 2012 | Read review
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