Get an overview of this hotelBayside motel with free breakfast and outdoor pool


Situated near the bay, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and Main Beach. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

This smoke-free motel features an outdoor pool, self parking, and a business center. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, a picnic area, and a TV in the lobby are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 38 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and cable TV. Hair dryers and ironing boards are also available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. A business center is on site. A complimentary breakfast is offered. This Santa Cruz motel also offers an outdoor pool, a picnic area, and a television in the lobby. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz is a smoke-free property.

  • Business center 
  • Computer station 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Offsite parking reservations required 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 38 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Energy surcharge: USD 5 per accommodation per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 10 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per night
  • Early check-in fee: USD 15
  • Late check-out fee: USD 10
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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