The pet-friendly and comfortable Bay Front Inn is close to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the shopping and night life of Downtown Santa Cruz, while offering affordable accommodations and featuring Suites with full-kitchen and private-balconies. Being away from home does not have to mean leaving the comforts behind. We are a short drive from beautiful redwood forests at Henry Cowell and Big Basin State Parks and one of Californias most scenic coastlines. The Bay Front Inn Hotel is the ideal choice of Santa Cruz area hotels for family vacations and business travel. Located within walking distance to downtown and Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk, our hotel promises a welcoming attitude. Our goal of providing a superior lodging experience is achieved through personalized attention, which begins with our welcoming staff at check-in and continues throughout your stay.