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Back Bay Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Carlisle, OH
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a delightful property. The property is not new, but very well maintained. We stayed in room 102. An awesome room. Sitting area, huge vanity area and then a separate bedroom. Everything was very clean. The view from the room and on the patio was amazing. Beautiful sunset pictures. And one more thing, the best water pressure of any hotel...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We been going to this inn for years and always have been hesitant to put it in the public eye but it is a great place in a quiet town with wonderful views and plenty to do and see close by. The included breakfast is at a local cafe (actually in the parking lot) but we understand the owner of...

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of our Inn and the surrounding areas. We are pleased that you enjoyed the rooms in the Main Building with the views over the water and the gardens. Our evening wine reception is always popular and when we see you next, we hope you will enjoy our new restaurant, the Blue Heron!

Corona, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were headed to Morro Bay and friends of friends suggested this place, and we were more than impressed. Spending a weekend there we were impressed with the little "village" spending time in each little restaurant. The hotel is nothing fancy but the location & view were superb, and a short drive to Morro.

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Los Osos/Baywood and that you had fun sampling the eateries here! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a great inn to go to to get away. Many rooms have balconies overlooking the bay. They have a waterfront deck with tables to watch the sunset or just view the water. They have a free wine reception in the afternoon with snacks as well as coffee in the morning in the lobby and breakfast included at the...

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of our Inn. We do indeed have two rooms with balconies with the lower rooms having their own patios in the Main Building and all the rooms overlook the lawn, water and mountains in the distance. We do apologize for the fact that our little Back Bay Cafe is so popular with our guests...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Loved and needed it. Had porch and door facing bay which is close up. They have a detached restaurant with made to order breakfast dishes, homemade scones and lattes. Best hotel breakfast ever. Hotel situated on an out of the way street that has restaurants, some even built into the neighborhoods surrounding it. Plenty of latte shops. Super nice atmosphere...you...

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed our stay with us at the Inn and also your complimentary breakfast at our Back Bay Cafe. We are lucky to have a selection of cafes/restaurants within a block or two of the Inn and hope to see you back here soon!

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We really love to stay at this charming Inn. The rooms are cute, neat & clean with most having nice Back Bay views of the water. Several types of rooms & 2 new stand alone studios are also available. The staff is very friendly & helpful. Some rooms are available for you to bring your pet. Breakfast at the Back...

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and great description of the Inn with our beautiful surroundings - we look forward to hosting you next month!

Los Angeles
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I happened to stay at the Inn on our wedding anniversary trip. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by friendly and lovely Sharon (hope I got the name right) who showed us to our room. When we entered, there was a bottle of champagne in the ice bucket, two glasses and a card from the staff. Our...

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Inn to celebrate your anniversary and that you enjoyed your welcome anniversary "bubbly" and card as well as our popular wine hour. We are sorry that you were aware of the noise that probably came from the upstairs hallway as all our upstairs rooms have carpet - and we will certainly make sure that the...

Irvine, California
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Back Bay Inn is a wonderful little property located off the beaten path in Los Osos, adjacent to Moro Bay. Situated right on the eponymous Back Bay, it's views of waterfront and nearby nature preserve are blissfully calm and quiet. Different kinds of waterbirds frolic in an endless parade as the day progresses and the tide ebbs and flows.

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of our Back Bay Inn as describes our property very succinctly. It is such a peaceful and quiet area that is much appreciated by our guests and loved by nature lovers and bird watchers alike. Please come back to visit us soon!

Reviewed 15 February 2017

We've been staying here since before their remodel - so more than 20 years. It is still hands down my favorite place to stay on the central coast of California. The view is always changing. The rooms are comfortable. The grounds of the inn have beautiful landscaping. And I don't complain about the free wine and cheese in the early...

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being such loyal guests and you have certainly seen some changes with the gardens and the Inn additions. We are really proud of our landscaping and love that you enjoy the free wine and snacks in the evening. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Westminster, CA,
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My niece and her husband and my husband and I spent three lovely nights at the Back Bay Inn. While not a new facility, the carpet was spotless, as was the bathroom. Our room was on the ground floor with a wonderful view of the back bay just south of Morro Bay. It is about 15 min. by car from...

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backbay, Guest Relations Manager at Back Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and so appreciated the quiet, peaceful surroundings that the area offers. Our ground floor rooms in the Main Building are some of the more popular ones at the Inn with their patios and view across the water. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Back Bay Inn is located in great community of Baywood Park/Los Osos on the Central Coast of California in San Luis Obispo County. The Inn is the only waterfront hotel located right on the quiet waters of the Back Bay. The rooms in the main building overlook the gardens, the Back Bay waters and views towards the wonderful hills of the State Park, Montana de Oro. Complimentary breakfast is served at our popular Back Bay Cafe. Across the bay, a short stroll away, is the Audubon Sweet Springs Bird Sanctuary. Golf is available just 1.5 miles away. Morro Bay State Park & Bird Sanctuary and Morro Bay Golf Course are a 5 mile drive away and wineries can be found in San Luis Obispo and North County. Baywood Park/Los Osos is the perfect base camp for hiking, bird watching and biking adventures with numerous trails, particularly in Montana de Oro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Back Bay Inn

Address: 1391 2nd St, Baywood Park, CA 93402-1111
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Baywood Park
Price Range: $179 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Back Bay Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms 208 and 209 have private balconies that face the back bay.”
92120tiffany, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor with patio”
HolidayReview216, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms walk right onto the lawn overlooking the beach. Upper floor rooms have balconies overlooking the water.”
eheyman, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bayfront with the lanai are my favorite rooms, but the ones on the back side are a great bargain in the off season.”
catrionap380, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bay view room is better.”
coquelicotbretagne, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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