We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
31/12/2017 1/1/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Bay Front Inn

    325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4922
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    31/12/2017 1/1/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    US$ 162
    US$ 158
    SAVE US$ 4
    US$ 162
    US$ 158
    Traveller (107)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good26%
    • Average18%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible14%
    Travellers talk about
    “waffles” (35 reviews)
    “clean rooms” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    31 Dec1 Jan
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 158.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Santa Cruz hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "98a3136ab8ae41cbaabba3311e019f33", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":518324,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":31,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"98a3136ab8ae41cbaabba3311e019f33","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":162,"lowestMetaPrice":158,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":162,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":162,"lowestMetaPrice":158,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":162,"hotelName":"Bay Front Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk4YTMxMzZhYjhhZTQxY2JhYWJiYTMzMTFlMDE5ZjMzIiwiQUlLIjoiYTAxYzY1ZTM4YTBmNGIxYzljM2E5YmJkMTg0YzM4NmQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "31/12/2017", "checkOut": "01/01/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 158", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (557)
    There are newer reviews for Bay Front Inn
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    201 - 205 of 529 reviews

    Reviewed 7 April 2014

    After reading review after review on hotels in Santa Cruz I was more confused then I was in the first place every other review is great then horrible!! Stay here and you will be more than satisfied!! We ended up just pulling in and asking...More

    Thank pmallett32
    Reviewed 5 April 2014

    Third time back to Bay Front Inn. I highly recommend it. I have stayed at other hotels in the area and this is by far the best all around. Its clean, great continental breakfast and friendly staff. Love that its walking distance from boardwalk.

    Thank Maciel P
    Reviewed 2 April 2014

    This is a great little place especially when traveling with kids and dogs. The rooms are well stocked with the essentials and clean. It's located just within a 5 min walk to boardwalk and they offer free bike rentals. My son loved the heated pool...More

    Thank Zyr1974
    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...More

    Thank Diana H
    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....More

    Thank hendrix9422
    Dream Inn
    1,876 reviews
    #2 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
    0.5 km
     
    Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
    588 reviews
    #4 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
    1.3 km
     
    Beach Street Inn and Suites
    626 reviews
    #3 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
    0.3 km
     
    Best Western Plus All Suites Inn
    710 reviews
    #14 of 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
    1.2 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 80 - US$ 559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotwire, getaroom.com, TripOnline SA and Cancelon so you can book your Bay Front Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Cruz
    • Also Known As
    • Bay Front Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Bay Front Motel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (107)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (76)
    Bathroom (13)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 54 hotels in Santa Cruz
    Best Western Plus All Suites Inn
    710 reviews
    1.23 km away
     
    Dream Inn
    1,876 reviews
    .45 km away
     
    Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
    588 reviews
    1.34 km away
     
    Beach Street Inn and Suites
    626 reviews
    .32 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Saturn Cafe
    215 reviews
    .40 km away
    The Picnic Basket
    379 reviews
    .37 km away
    Aquarius - Dream Inn
    304 reviews
    .42 km away
    Ideal Bar & Grill
    600 reviews
    .40 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    West Cliff Drive
    1,069 reviews
    .07 km away
    Santa Cruz Wharf
    1,036 reviews
    .67 km away
    Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
    97 reviews
    .28 km away
    Nickelodeon Theatre
    90 reviews
    .80 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Jaswinder S
    7 February 2015|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    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.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Having peaked at a room upstairs near the lobby, those seem more updated."
    Read review
    "Stay somewhere else!"
    Read review
    "upstairs! new rooms"
    Read review
    "Do not get a room by the swimming pool, we had to walk with the luggage and couldn't see our car"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing