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Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
2 stars

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
+1 831 423 8564
From
$79
Cheapest

rate per night

6.7
Okay

based on 848 reviews

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz
Wed 4/24
Sun 4/28
Room type
Provider
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Queen room
Standard room
King room

About Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

The Bay Front Inn is located in Westside Santa Cruz. This well-known and stylish hotel is situated within a 10-minute walk of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, Monterey Beach, and Main Beach.

Guests are welcomed into this sun-filled venue and are encouraged to take advantage of, and enjoy the many amenities that it offers. Some of the most popular ones include the outdoor patio and heated pool, the family-friendly environment, the multi-lingual staff, and the on-site kiosk for printing boarding passes.

The Bay Front Inn also offers pet-friendly rooms. These rooms are specially designed to keep your pet safe and happy. Pet-friendly rooms are situated on the first floor. And are designed with hard surface flooring for easy cleaning. Each room also has access to the hotel's doggy-duty areas.

In addition to the pet-friendly rooms, the Bay Front Inn is also home to three other styles of room: the deluxe rooms, the family studios, and accessible rooms. The deluxe rooms are over 300 sq feet in size and feature a queen-size bed, comfortable seating area, and a large, flat-screen TV. The family studios boast more than 400 sq feet in space. Each room features either two double beds and either a pull out sofa or a king-size bed. The family studios also come with a wet bar and small kitchenette. And finally, the accessible rooms. These rooms are designed to make it easy for anyone with a disability to stay and have a great time. These rooms feature wider doorways, bathroom rails, and roll-in showers.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Free Internet
  • Conditioner

Kitchen

  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock

General

  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Telephone
  • City view

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Key card access
  • Bottle of water

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Dining

  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental

Laundry

  • Iron and ironing board

Workspace

  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Pool

  • Outdoor pool

Reviews of Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

6.7
OkayBased on 848 verified guest reviews
7.1Friends
6.9Couples
6.5Families
6.9Solo

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6.5 Okay
Pros:No breakfast served. WiFi did not work. Bed was comfortable. Room was very clean, a big plus.
Cons:More seating accommodations. One bench, mostly under the hanging clothes, was inadequate. The bed was a bit too high to offer comfortable seating (fine for sleeping - just not for sitting).
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9.4 Wonderful
Pros:The location was perfect, 5 minutes walk to the boardwalk. The bed was also incredibly comfortable!
Cons:The curtains were dirty and the TV didn't work but we didn't spend much time in the hotel so it didn't ruin the trip.
A
6.2 Okay
Pros:The first time we stayed here, we were pleasantly surprised. It looked just like a little budget motel. The room turned out to be spacious and clean with a very beachy vibe. The beds were decent too. Walking distance to the boardwalk!
Cons:On our second visit here, it was like staying at a completely different hotel. The room felt like it was made for one bed and another one was shoved in. Sheets were stained and the beds were way less comfortable. The shower was almost too small to properly wash and could have used a remodel. It looks like. $100 security deposit was taken out of my account, but that was never mentioned when I made the reservation, when I checked in, or when I was told the total amount.
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5.1 Fair
Pros:Walking distance to the beach
Cons:Unexpected fee parking , bathroom to small and late brake fast
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5.1 Fair
Pros:CLOSE TO WHARF AND BOARDWALK.
Cons:BATHROOM DRAINS WERE PLUGGED. THE ROOM IS OUT DATED FOR THE PRICE. MOLD IN THE BATHROOM AND THE WALLS LOOK DIRTY. THEY CHARGED A PARKING FEE OF $10. DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY YOU WOULD HAVE TO PAY A PARKING FEE WHEN YOUR A PAYING GUEST OF THE HOTEL.
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6.2 Okay
Pros:I loved the closeness to the beach boardwalk and the down town area is so close
Cons:Seemed like it was a more of a permanent residence for some guests we had to switch rooms because they were being really loud and obnoxious and there was supposed to be no smoking and they all were smoking outside our room. Seemed to be in more of a "upcoming" neighborhood. There was someone with a yappy dog that wouldn't shut up all night. You had to pay for parking per night and then there was never any parking when you got there! And best of yet the owners didn't seem to even care! i would have paid more for something better not a good deal at all.
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9.4 Wonderful
Pros:Somewhat friendly , we went to a concert at the catalyst and it was perfect in walking distance and to the boardwalk. Perfect if you staying for a night.
Cons:The floors were filthy, my socks were black. The parking fees and other fees added on at time of check-in that weren't mentioned at the time of booking, I was not pleased about.
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7.0 Good
Pros:Located close to the pier and close to downtown.
Cons:Breakfast after 8 am.
A
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Location. Simple aesthetic. Waffles. Dog friendly (even though we don't have a dog).
E
5.0 Fair
Pros:Location location location
Cons:Hard beds

Location

325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

What's nearby

  • Main Beach420 yd
  • Cocoanut Grove0.3 mi
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk0.6 mi
  • Santa Cruz Wharf0.7 mi
  • Town Clock0.8 mi
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History0.9 mi
  • Mission Santa Cruz0.9 mi
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum0.9 mi
  • State Lighthouse Museum1 mi
  • Santa Cruz Harbor1.4 mi
  • University of Santa Cruz Arboretum1.7 mi
  • Natural Bridges State Park2 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

Low season

November

High season

June

Average price (weeknight)

$96

Average price (weekend night)

$141
Cheapest month to stay with an average 33% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 104% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

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Top tips for your stay at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in November and February.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz, plan to stay on a Monday or Tuesday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $81, while the most expensive was $169.
  • How long should you stay at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

  • Where is Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz located?

    Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is located at 325 Pacific Avenue, 0.7 miles from the center of Santa Cruz. Main Beach is the closest landmark to Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz.

  • Does Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz offer free parking?

    Yes, Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz offers free parking.

  • How far is Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz from the airport?

    Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is 27.9 miles from San Jose. Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is 28 miles from Monterey Regional.

  • Does Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz have a pool?

    Yes, Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz.

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Good to know

Value for money

7.0

Distance to city center

0.7 mi

Nearest Airport

San Jose

Distance to airport

27.9 mi