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Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

+1 831 423 8564

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based on 484 reviews

About Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz

Value for money

Bay Front Inn is located in Santa Cruz and is a short walk from Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to sightsee in the area. Guests of Bay Front can unwind in the outdoor pool. Guests can try out the recreational activities available, such as a BBQ/picnic area and bicycle rental. Every comfortable room at Bay Front Inn provides ironing facilities, plus all the essentials required for an enjoyable stay. They are also equipped with a microwave, a hair dryer and cable/satellite channels. Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is less than a 45-minute drive from San Jose International Airport and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a brief walk away. There are a range of nightlife, shopping and dining options a stone's throw away.

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Standard Rooms - Ocean view


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Inn Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Air-conditioned
  • Business center
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Cribs available
  • Increased accessibility


  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen

Accessibility and suitability

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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Internet
  • Air-conditioned

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Concierge service

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Hairdryer


  • Computer use available

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

Attractions in Santa Cruz, California curated by momondo

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz location: 325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060


Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk0.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Yan Flower0.2 mi
Stagnaro Brothers0.2 mi
Jabberwock0.2 mi
Ideal Bar & Grill0.2 mi

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz Reviews

OkayBased on 484 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff very nice location great. (in 50 reviews)
  • Close to downtown and boardwalk. (in 45 reviews)
  • Well located near the beach/ boardwalk. (in 39 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was absolutely filthy! (in 44 reviews)
  • They overfilled/booked their parking lot. (in 28 reviews)
  • Parking is ridiculous and not gaurenteed. (in 26 reviews)

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


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $24/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Santa Cruz ($135/night) and the average nightly rate at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz ($111/night).

  • If there is no traffic, the 27.9 mi drive between San Jose and Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz should only take about 1h 23min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from San Jose to the hotel, but also around Santa Cruz during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Santa Cruz are on average $35/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from San Jose directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz.

  • A popular option for many Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz guests is to visit the bar and see if they serve food as well as drinks.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Santa Cruz specifically look for hotels with a pool. Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is 0.7 mi away from the city center of Santa Cruz, where you can find interesting sights such as Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 831 423 8564.

  • Yes, Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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