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    Bay Front Inn

    325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$ 226
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          Overview
          • Excellent33%
          • Very good26%
          • Average18%
          • Poor10%
          • Terrible13%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Pets Allowed
          Business Centre
          Golf Course
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          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....More

          Thank Arodriguez722
          Reviewed 13 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...More

          Thank eenifi
          Reviewed 13 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...More

          Thank travelfan2266
          Reviewed 12 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....More

          Thank sophia m
          Reviewed 8 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.

          Thank Reed F
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 122 - US$ 349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 38
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          What's the earliest check in time possible?
          7 February 2015|
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          Response from garciapdx | Reviewed this property |
          We were there over the winter holiday and they wouldn't let us check in early. Our room wasn't ready so they assigned us to a different one. I think we were checked in and our too about 3:30. We got there a little before 3.
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          "upstairs! new rooms"
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          "Do not get a room by the swimming pool, we had to walk with the luggage and couldn't see our car"
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          "Try the 2nd floor, avoid #139."
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          "Do Not Stay Here"
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