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Malmo, Sweden
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I accidentally made a booking wrong (some how it booked the same day as I made the booking, 8/7 (8th July)), but supposed to be one month later, 7/8 (7th of August). The hotel still took out the hole fee and didn't wanna rebook to the right month. So no, we are not staying here in August.

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Modesto, California
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56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was a yearly family gathering once a year in Santa Cruz, and planned early in the year. This hotel, Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz did check the boxes for comfortable surroundings and family gathering. If booked early, the room including breakfast was above average at a reasonable price. The Bay Front Inn staff were outstanding making sure our stay... More 

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Modesto, California
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2016

A lot of negative reviews, but I my experience was certainly positive. My check in was good, my room was clean, and they accepted pets! My room had recently been renovated, the fixtures were nice, TV was great, bed comfortable. Bathroom was a little rough, was not part of the renovation. Still, it was clean, and had hot water! My... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Bay Front Inn is ideally located between the Boardwalk and downtown. Everything in walking distance. Appearance is a little shabby and furniture bare and plain, hardly any decorations, but rooms are clean. Prices per night are very reasonable. 10$ for parking. Pets allowed, so people walk their dogs around in the morning and evening. Breakfast is great (included), staff is... More 

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buenos aires
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

It takes a lot for me to give a 1 start review, but this one deserved it. I bought a room for my friend visiting from out of town at this hotel. NOWHERE in the reservation did they state the 'office hours', nor that their attendant on duty would be gone early. Needless to say, my guest got there, waited... More 

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Honolulu
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I was shocked by the unprofessionalism of the staff. There was a yelling match that occurred with a customer and you could tell a couple of staff were new without much training. My room smelled faintly of raw sewage, not really sure what was going on. There was also a group of people outside talking loudly until at least 3AM.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for two days. Why.. I don't know. The girl on the phone quoted us a price and gave us a "better" room. It wasn't true. We got there and room wasn't ready. They tried giving us another room.. Smaller. I guess because the bigger room was more and tried to get out of the... More 

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Cornish Maine
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

We stayed here because it was under $100 for two people for two beds. The location was pretty good, the staff was very nice, the room was clean but shabby. It was old, so even though the linens were soft and the water pressure in the shower was great, the room was kind of dismal. Also rooms with two beds... More 

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

The location is great. It is about 3 blocks from the water & the pier. The rooms are ok. They are old, but clean enough. There are showers in the rooms, but no bathtubs, which is ok, based on the inexpensive price of the room. The staff was fine. The breakfast was ok for waffles, fruit, cereal & toast. There... More 

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Fernley, Nevada, United States
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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Do not waste your money on this rundown. I booked through rewards and upon check in I was told I had to pay 10 dollars for parking. Nowhere on the rewards says that and as you click on hotel policies takes you to hotel page which advertises free parking. Room was very dirty, hair on the floor and in the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bay Front Inn

Address: 325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: RM380 - RM719 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Front Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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Bay Front Motel
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“Try the 2nd floor, avoid #139.”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyL398, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do Not Stay Here”
 of 5 bubbles chriscapre, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you do stay here, make sure the deadbolt doesn't look like it was ripped from the door.”
 of 5 bubbles frederesas, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the hotel. Stay away from #122”
 of 5 bubbles david_corinthians, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Checkin early as possible, often the front desk closes around 9pm.”
 of 5 bubbles LiveLoveManja, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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