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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
The Montecito Inn was built in 1928 by screen legend Charlie Chaplin as an escape to paradise for his closest friends. Enriched with influences reminiscent of early Santa Barbara, guest rooms are a reflection of the Montecito Inn's proud history and tradition. Bedrooms decorated with classic patterns and furnishings in warm earth tones and bathrooms adorned with hand-painted ceramic tile create an elegant ambiance. The Montecito Inn offers the perfect blend of classic style, comfort, convenience, and personalized service. Wake up in the morning to a continental breakfast served in the hotel's restaurant, the Montecito Cafe, or have it delivered to your door. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the Montecito Cafe, a local favorite, which boasts an exquisite California Nouveau cuisine. Other fine dining is also available only a walk away. Relax by the pool and Jacuzzi, or walk only 2.5 Blocks to the beach. Also enjoy the day in Montecito, one of America's most beautiful seaside communities, with boutique shopping. Featuring 61 Elegant Guest Rooms & Luxury Suites, the Montecito Inn offers all of the quality, service and elegance that Santa Barbara has to offer. Our staff is waiting to help satisfy your every desire. Today, the escape is yours.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Historic Hotel
Mountain View
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Full view
70Somewhat walkable
Grade: 70 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2791
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Santa Barbara Airport11 mi
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I visit the Santa Barbara area once a month. I normally stay at The Canary Hotel downtown for the great location, nice accommodations and wonderful staff. On a whim I decided to stay at The Montecito Inn. I'm so glad I did. I had forgotten how comfortable it is there. The
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wish it had been longer. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfy. I loved that the pool was really warm in January. We loved the old fashioned feel of the place. The elevator is picture worthy.
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Front door employee “Steven” was very helpful to everyone. Gave us ideas of places to go, personable & efficient. Room had a musty smell & when heating fan was on It smelled moldy. I realize this is a very old hotel but updating needed. Material covering bed rails were
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Beautiful hotel in a great location, within walking distance to most restaurants and shops. Both of our rooms were spotless and spacious. All employees were helpful and friendly, no assumed importance which can be a problem in other luxury hotels. They provide hot coffee, tea,
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Wow, what a historic and beautiful hotel! With an equally amazing staff. I cannot rave enough about the convenience and ease this hotel brings being so close to everything! I was able to walk everywhere I needed to go. Their attached restaurants are delicious and there is a
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Room 407 King Studio Suite
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Luxury King Suite Living Room
Not only could we hear the guests next door through this vent, we could see light from their bat
Don't they have a safe?
Hello, All guest rooms have personal safes. The Front Desk also has safe deposit boxes. Warm regards, Montecito Inn
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Can you tell me if you allow small dogs in your hotel?
Hello Unfortunately we do not allow pets. Thank you for asking.
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Hello Future Guest, Due to the size of our property, all of our rooms are fairly near the pool. We have 7 luxury suites and bedrooms on the ground floor; when searching our room types on our website, these suites and rooms will start with "Luxury". We also have our Tower Suite on the third floor with two step-out balconies, and our Apartment suite on the second floor with a private patio. For further details on our accommodations, please visit us at at our website, or call Reservations at 800-843-2017. Warmly, Montecito Inn
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I am pretty sure it was $10 valet daily.
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"I suggest asking if some of the rooms are quieter, so you don't hear as much conversation coming from the adjoining rooms."
"make sure you ask (and pay for) a good view"
"Back of the hotel, away from the main road"
"King Suite (+ Fold out Single) was spacious and fine for 3 people. TWO Bathrooms!"
"Be sure to get a quiet room."
US$135 - US$412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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