Stay Safe! Be Well. COVID-19 Update
CALIFORNIA TRAVEL GUIDANCE UPDATE 12/8/2020
The Bay Club Hotel & Marina remains open in compliance with state and local health orders, including to provide accommodation for essential travel. Starting Sunday, December 20th, our restaurant will be closed for dine-in, takeout and room service. Guests should review our latest state and local government orders, issued on December 7th 2020, to confirm eligibility to travel to and stay by clicking here. Please note in compliance with California state orders, face coverings are required to be worn by both associates and guests while in public spaces at the hotel.
“Stay Safe! Be Well” was developed in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic as part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring the health and well-being of all our guests, team members and the communities we work and live in. Listed below is a summary of our plans, procedures and protocols that outline exactly how we intend to keep our team members, guests, and communities safe, outlined by department.
We have augmented our health and sanitation protocols throughout the property for everyone's safety and peace of mind.
Employees, guests and visitors are required to wear face coverings while inside any buildings and while within six feet of anyone else.
Guests are provided with face coverings as needed.
Throughout the hotel, social distancing signage and floor decals remind everyone to observe the six foot rule.
We have increased the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing in all public spaces with an emphasis on frequent contact surfaces including, but not limited to, front desk check-in counters, bell desks, lobby tables and chairs, elevators and elevator buttons, door handles, public bathrooms, room keys and locks, ATM, stair handrails, dining surfaces and seating areas.
All cleaning agents and disinfectant products are EPA-approved and are of the highest efficacy available in the market, and are used in all indoor spaces.
The number of guests permitted in elevators will be restricted to only those persons sharing a guest room.
Hand sanitizing stations will be located throughout the property.
All indoor and outdoor seating in public areas, the pool, and the restaurant will be arranged to accommodate social distancing between each group.
Floor markings show proper social distancing positions in all high traffic areas.
In public restrooms, the faucets, paper towel dispensers and toilets are hands-free. Restrooms are cleaned and sanitized frequently throughout the day.
Guest Arrival and Departure
We have increased the cleaning and sanitizing schedule of all front desk and lobby areas, with an emphasis on frequently contacted surfaces, and updated procedures for interactions between guests and host staff.
During peak lobby traffic times, a “Greeter” is positioned in front of the hotel entry to distribute masks to guests who may not have, and direct traffic to minimize density in the lobby.
There are no valet services and bell staff employees are not permitted to open vehicle doors.
Only one person per guest party is permitted inside the lobby for check-in to maximize social distancing.
The Guest Service Agents at the front desk have Plexiglas partitions separating the agent from the guest.
Registration is paperless.
Guest Services Agents will not touch guest identification cards or credit cards.
Guest swipe the credit card themselves; Guest Services Agent will not touch guest credit cards.
Front desk counter and pens are immediately sanitized after being touched by a guest.
Key cards are sanitized before and after each use.
Guest check-out is express and paperless; all folios are emailed with a paper copy only upon request
Our housekeeping policies have been modified to support the health and safety of our guests and team members. Housekeeping service will be limited to essential guest needs only.
No housekeeping service will be provided during your stay except upon special request.
Towels fresh linens, and other amenities are available upon request and will be left outside the guest room in a sealed bag.
Guestroom sanitation seal indicated that the room is clean and has been sanitized and un-entered since cleaning.
All magazines, literature and guest compendiums have been removed from the guest room.
All glasses have been replacing with prewrapped disposable cups.
Extra pillows and extra blankets have been removed from the closet. These will be available upon request.
No housekeeper or maintenance personnel will enter the guestroom while the guest is present.
In the case of a positive or presumptive positive case of a guest have COVID-19, the guest will be safely escorted off the property. The guest’s room will be removed from service, quarantined, and double-locked. The room will only be returned to service after undergoing an enhance sanitization protocol performed by a licensed third-party service.
Pool and Fitness Room
We have ensured that you will be able to enjoy most of our hotel amenities in a safe way.
Pool seating arranged to social distance by family group.
Pool railings, pool entrance gate, towel kiosks, pool bar, pool chairs and tables are sanitized frequently.
Social distancing is required in pool. Per county health order, the Jacuzzi remains closed at this time.
Fitness center is available by appointment only. No more than the guests registered to the same guest room may use the facilities at the same time. Equipment is cleaned and sanitized after each guest.
Restaurant, Bar and In-Room Dining
Starting Sunday, December 20th, The Quarterdeck Restaurant & Bar will be closed until further notice.
The hotel remains open but dine-in, takeout and room service will not be available.
Employee Protocols and Administrative Areas
Safety starts behind the scenes. We’re taking extra steps in our administrative areas to ensure our team members’ safety and help them carry best practices forward to you.
We have implemented these important steps:
All employees must undergo temperature and symptom checks prior to starting each shift, wash their hands frequently, wear face masks, be trained on COVID-19 protocols, and monitor and enforce social distancing at all times.
Employees do not report to work if they are feeling ill.
Employees are required to report to management if they believe they have been exposed to anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or if they observe others who may be displaying symptoms consistent with COVID-19.