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Beaver, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I booked this hotel on another site and regretted it from the beginning. I booked it weeks in advance, then after realizing the reviews were probably correct tried to cancel my reservations and they refused. So we stayed because we didn't want to waste our money. The hotel is very old, we had 2 rooms one was decent and the...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The Bayfront Inn is an absolute mess. Staff is the rudest around, the rooms are dirty and disgusting. I can't believe they are still open. I highly recommend the Glasshouse Inn on West 26th Street. They have always been our first choice , but unfortunately they were booked.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My friends and I went on a shopping trip and needed a place to stay for 1 night. We did not read the reviews for this place or else we wouldn't have stayed there. We were charged 3 times for 1 room. The crappy manager was rude and disgusting. The door was not opening properly, the WiFi did not work...

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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had a reservation for 8/13/2016 made via a booking site. Got to Bayfront and first was told no such reservation, then when I showed conf info, man at counter says.."Oh someone in your family canceled it" ! Lie..my family was with me. So due to the fact that we had a small child with us and knew most other places...

2Thank brendajohn2823
Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Dirty, beds look older than 15 year. the staff was very rude, and charged us For two nights.. we only stayed one night. keys did't work had to keep going to the front desk to have them fix it... would never recommend this place to my worst enemy..

2Thank chazemery1
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend getaway. We have two small children and needed a grown up weekend. We settled on the bay front inn because it was relatively inexpensive and had an outdoor pool. We weren't expecting the Taj Mahal so the fact the place wasn't much to look at wasn't a deal breaker. We started...

4Thank Amber E
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I reserved a king non-smoking room. I called to confirm that the reservation went through as expected, and the person on the phone (who I later learned was the owner), said there were no king rooms and no non smoking rooms. I said that's what I reserved, and then he accused me of making things up. When I said I...

2Thank skiwithchar
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

They were terrible and really rude. I will never go back, rooms were terrible and smelled. Says all children welcome but wants you to separate them if you have more than 3. Worst place in Erie!!! Very accusatory, called us liars because they claimed I didn't mention that I had five children when I booked( which I absolutely did) regardless...

1Thank Ckids7
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Ok, let's be real, people - this is not a 5 star luxury resort. If that's what you're expecting, then yes, you will be disappointed. If you're looking for an inexpensive, simple, clean, and comfortable place to stay, then it might be worth your while. No, this motel is not new. No, it does not have a fancy buffet breakfast,...

1Thank SmurfDriver
Reviewed 4 July 2016

When we got here I gave this place the benefit of the doubt. Went in to check in and the place smelled to high heaven. Got our room and I wanted to cry. It smelled! The bathroom was awful. No shampoo, conditioner, towels were not soft in the least. This place is old looking and needs redone. We came back...

2Thank darbee1000

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Bayfront Inn

Address: 2540 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: €61 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bayfront Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Stay somewhere else..pictures arent what the place really looks like !”
 of 5 bubbles brendajohn2823, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“stay at another hotel!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles chazemery1, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“DON'T STAY HERE.. Spend your money elsewhere so it isn't wasted on nothing but headache.”
 of 5 bubbles skiwithchar, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I don't think this place has a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles darbee1000, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay at this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Y7532UUdarrenw, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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