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325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States of America – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 10 per day.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 342 reviews
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This 100% non-smoking motel is only 3 blocks from the historic Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk. The motel offers a daily continental breakfast and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 441 reviews Very good
This Santa Cruz hotel features an outdoor pool with cabanas available and fire-pits for guest use. A restaurant and bar is on site. The modern rooms feature an iPod docking station and a cable TV.
Score from 363 reviews Very good
Less than a 5 minute walk from the beach, this hotel is also less than 10 minutes from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and a 10 minute drive from University of California - Santa Cruz.
Score from 231 reviews Good
This Mediterranean style hotel is within walking distance of the Santa Cruz beach and boardwalk. It features free Wi-Fi and an indoor heated pool.
Score from 288 reviews Review score
The staff was the friendliest we came upon the entire ten days of our vacation.
The floor felt a little dirty so I wasn't comfortable going barefoot and the bathroom fan was exceptionally loud and emitted a mildew odor.
The staff was fantastic, and very accommodating. They responded promptly to the few minor hiccups we had and were very polite. The location was perfect, we were able to walk down to the pier every morning for the sunrise.
There was some issue with our keycards where they simply wouldn't hold the magnetization. We had to get new keycards or have them re-magnetized every evening.
Motel was quiet, no partying or disturbances. The room was clean and the bed was adequate. Everything worked to a reasonable expectation. The location is close to the pier and downtown. The staff was helpful. Good value overall.
If you stay out late don't expect to find parking on the site. However, they provide you with a paper permit and you can park on the street which is parking metered.
The room was spacious and clean. The front desk girl (morning shift) was amazing. She even gave me a stamp of her own to send a postcard. Breakfast was very good. And the bikes they have are a super good way to give you a little taste of Santa Cruz
They charge you for the parking and there are hidden charges. So our booking was initially for 56$ but we ended up paying 90$. The guy at night shift told us that if we had booked directly with their own webpage it would have been cheaper. Well, once we were there that info wasn´t of much use.
Breakfast was amazing..
Very short walk to beach/pier/Boardwalk; all in-room ammenities needed for vacation stay. Sunny/airy lobby and patio for included breakfast.
No protein/fruit options for breakfast.
Value for the room. We didn't need anything fancy or big, just a place to keep our things, shower, and sleep, which is exactly what we got at the Bay Front Inn. The room was just the right size, clean, and the staff at the front desk were very welcoming, friendly, and accommodating. Also excellent location!
Our fire alarm started beeping loudly very early in the morning. Luckily we fixed it after about an hour, but I couldn't get a hold of anyone downstairs to replace the battery.
*Service: Alex and others at front desk-- Rob and Brooke--went "above and beyond" in answering questions, and giving directions, advice re: Santa Cruz. *Cleanliness: Spotless *Pleasant environment: loved the tile floors & shower. Quality personal care products. (And I'm picky re: these.)
Can't think of a thing we didn't like.
The place is walking distance meny shops good place for the money had a kerog coffee maker in room bring extra K-cups you get two all around would stay again. Sleepy town nothing open when we left town at 7 am on a Wednesday. A little older but very well keep
The bed was not the best but OK would not keep me from staying there.
the carpet had stains, when I checked in the room was not ready. it was after check in time.
The location and free breakfast were great. Room was clean and comfy for the overnight stay. Pet friendly - good to know for our next booking. Good value for the price
Shower was way to small and awkward to use. Parking is a bit sparse but we were able to get a spot, but saw some blocked in by morning.
Crowded parking, so much I had to park my car in the lot at the end of street.
They charged my credit card an additional $280 after my visit WITHOUT MY AUTHORIZATION. Still working on charge reversal (it's been almost a month!)
location near Beach, restaurant's, boardwalk, town center
added fees, Parking fees for using Booking .com no wake up calls. no breakfast till after 8:00 am office closed 11:00 pm till 8:00 am. will not stay here! 20 other motels near by. will pick a new place to stay.
All is good
Nice rooms with flat TV and lot of channels to choose. Breakfast with wider choise than it is common. Opportunity to make waffles.
Small pool in center of parking place.
Beds were comfortable and clean.
Charged a $25 pet deposit non-refundable. Tile floors were very dirty as I spilled water I put down for my dog and wiped it up the paper towels came off the floor with black dirt from the streets not the beach. Don't bring little kids here! No way you could keep them clean.
great price good location good breakfast
Desk clerk did not give us a printed bill until we proved that it would not be mailed to us from Booking.com Returning to room at 6 pm and room still not clean. Breakfast room still not ready by 8 am.
That it was near the Boardwalk, plenty of parking and very clean
No hot breakfast!
The staff help me change to an quene room without extra fee. Breakfast is good.
The door of my room can not lock.
Close to the beach and downtown.
Didn't start breakfast until after 8am.
This parking fee is very misleading . This is the only place in the area that charges to park. I won't be back. Just be up front and add the 10 Dollars to the room rate instead of lowering the rate and charging to park
Everything about the place !!!!
Easy walking distance to the boardwalk, downtown, and the wharf. Our room was comfortable and the staff was friendly.
Had to pay for parking which was limited.
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