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  • We stayed here for 3 nights. we stayed in a corner room (204) which was spacious, immaculate, quiet and very comfortable. The bathroom, including spa bath, was huge and very well equipped. We enjoyed the generous welcome pack and each morning, we were able to prepare a good breakfast in the kitchen area before setting out to explore Santa Barbara. The walking distance from the wharf, beach and State Street is just right. We could not fault this lovely inn, the best place/room we stayed in on our 12 day Californian road trip.

    Jennifer, Mature couple from the United Kingdom
  • We loved how it's 2 blocks from the beach. We enjoyed the complimentary breakfast. Free Parking, bikes, DVD library when you come back at night, coffee/snacks at the front desk, and snacks. It's a great value for Santa Barbara hotel close to the beach and State Street. Others will cost you double.for the same luxuries.

    Jonathan, Young couple from the United States
  • The central location of The Hotel Santa Barbara is excellent. Their own parking is a plus where parking is normally limited. The morning complimentary breakfast is well above the usual, with a variety of fruits, little waffles, bagels, etc. I was surprised as to how quite it was in the evenings since it is located right on the active State Street. Very clean & comfortable, I would definitely recommend this to my family & friends.

    Randy, Mature couple from the United States
  • This hotel has real character and charm. The staff are excellent, helpfull and perfectly groomed. The location is right on the beach in the beautiful town of Santa Barbara, it's a perfect setting. We stayed here at the start of our tour around the west coast and liked it so much we returned at the end of our tour for the last couple of days. Recommended.

    Cliff, Mature couple from the United Kingdom
  • I loved the staff and how accommodating they were. It was out first trip to Santa Barbara and we had a wonderful experience. It was my birthday and the staff upgraded me to a beautiful room with a patio and delivered a bottle of wine with a birthday card! It doesn't get any better than that... The hotel was so clean... They had bikes for us to take for free and the hotel was in walking distance of state street. Couldn't have asked for a more perfect weekend

    Erika, Mature couple from the United States
  • The location was superb with easy access to the harbor, State Street and great restaurants. The hotel setting and layout was beautiful. Very picturesque and inviting. We were warmly greeted by staff; in fact every staff interaction was friendly and professional. The basket full of goodies (even fresh banana bread) is a nice touch. I would stay here again, as well as recommend the hotel to anyone visiting Santa Barbara.

    Peter, Mature couple from the United States

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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara Good 7.8 Liked everything Staff were friendly and helpful Great location Comfortable beds Lovely rooms and gardens Good breakfast
The Eagle Inn Excellent 8.8 Charm and ambiance of the facility. Friendly and accommodating staff (Front Desk and Dining Room). Cookies in the lobby. Overall, we enjoyed our stay.
Harbor House Inn Wonderful 9.2 Excellent location. The welcome basket was a nice surprise
BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn, Santa Barbara Very good 8 Stayed here enroute from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Great price, friendly staff and nice hotel. Unfortunately only stayed one night but would return.
Inn by the Harbor Very good 8.2 Great location and wonderful rooms and amenities.
Lavender Inn by the Sea Excellent 8.6 Loved the friendly staff, especially Carol and Peter, nothing too much trouble. Lovel, clean, old fashioned (in a nice way) accommodation. Loved the wine and cheese reception every afternoon. Very pleasant stay.
The Upham Hotel Excellent 8.6 Staff were so friendly and very helpful, evening wine sat in the garden was really lovely.
Casa Del Mar Inn Very good 8.2 closer to the beach and quiet.
Cabrillo Inn at the Beach, Santa Barbara Good 7.3 Nice cosy setting Great breakfast Friendly staff
Marina Beach Motel Excellent 8.9 The owners and staff were excellent and went out of their way to make you welcome. The motel is on one block from the beach and near nice restaurants and an easy walk to downtown. I would give this motel a solid 10 out of 10.
Harbor View Inn, Santa Barbara Excellent 8.6 Awesome location, and great service. This is truly a top-tier hotel. Highly recommended!
Days Inn Santa Barbara Good 7.8 Accommodated our late check in at midnight, I called ahead a couple of days and let them know. Our room was very clean and odorless. Front desk staff is very friendly and welcoming.
Montecito Inn Excellent 8.8 The Montecito Inn was a great stay convenient and close to the Fwy and neighboring restaurants where you could walk the street to each.
The Presidio Good 7.7 I love how close it was to the shops on state street
Franciscan Inn Excellent 8.6 Across from the beach. Beds were comfortable. It had a refrigerator and sitting area. Nice decor throughout. Reception in lobby area for guests with drink and snacks.

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