Property Amenities

Food and drink

  • Picnic area


  • Free parking nearby
  • Offsite parking reservations required
  • Free self parking

Property services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Television in common areas
  • Smoke-free property
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Cash not accepted
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • No elevators
  • Pets allowed with a fee
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Children allowed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station


  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Community pool
  • Fenced pool

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Smoke alarms in rooms
  • Business center
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Terrace

Media and electronics

  • Free WiFi
  • Television
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Computer monitor


  • Daily housekeeping


  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels provided
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dinnerware
  • Dishes and utensils for kids
  • Dishware and utensils
  • Mini-fridge

Bedding and linens

  • Linens provided
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Premium bedding


Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

585 Reviews #36 of 58 hotels in Santa Cruz

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Recent Reviews

Ellen E wrote a review on April 01, 2024
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Needs to be better.

The location of this hotel was great. My room and bathroom were not clean. The door jamb in the bathroom was ripped off. They could more effort into the up keep of this hotel. If it was cleaner I...
Marian M wrote a review on February 24, 2024
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Not that good

The room was in need of paint, cleaning, better mattress and a refrigerator that doesn’t run all night. Couldn’t turn off refrigerator as it would have defrosted. Hair dryer did not work...
246terib wrote a review on August 10, 2023 Santa Barbara, California
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Pro and cons - read before you book!

We arrived at the hotel at 1:30 hoping to get into our room a little early after a four hour drive to Santa Cruz. We were surprised to see that there was a sign on the door saying the lobby was...


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