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Sacramento, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I travel to Santa Barbara county about 5 times a year for business. When I stay in the city, I always like to stay at the Franciscan Inn. The staff is always friendly and very helpful. The property is lovely and includes a pool and spa. The neighborhood is great and perfectly located to walk most places. It's always a...

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very good place to stay in Santa Barbara if you are price sensitive. Price is reasonable and the location is even better. It is really a motor lodge that requires room and bathroom updating. Has a nice lobby, snack area and includes small breakfast buffet (muffins, bagels, toast, oatmeal, fruit, granola bars, coffee, juices, tea, water, etc).

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed here three times and we delight in a morning walk along the harbor area. We see new things each time. Found the whale fluke benches this time along the breakwater. Cozy breakfast area and great staff!

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Santa Ana, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had come to the Franciscan years ago and really enjoyed our stay, so of course wanted to stay for a 3rd time. As before, our room was comfortable, clean and attractive. The staff is welcoming and helpful. The Franciscan is locate a block from the beach and a short drive to downtown. Loved it and will definitely stay here...

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Morro Bay, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff is very nice and tried their best to accommodate our need to check in early before an appointment we had. Room was clean and the property is well kept. Have stayed here before and would do so again.

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

your property is clean and very well maintained. The staff is knowledgeable and very helpful, especially Eric and CJ at the desk and Jesus the maintenance man. I've been coming here for 35 years and plan to continue. I do have gripes about the room décor, see below.

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La Jolla, Ca
Reviewed 1 week ago

at one time we had rented 6 rooms because we had a family reunion. The staff was very accommodating. They let us have a Happy Hour in the lobby so we could all get aquatinted. Great place. They had a nice continental breakfast as well.

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Murrieta, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in late at night and we were greeted with the friendliest warmest reception we had received in years. The person at the front desk made us feel like family. Very nice after a long day of travel. Unfortunately we visited during a record breaking rain storm (act of nature), as a result some water soaked the walls in...

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Montreal
Reviewed 1 week ago

From my first phone call to reserve, to the hugs goodbye with the staff when I left,I know that I will return again to this lovely little nook away from home. First and foremost the staff were friendly, personable and helpful. I was 10 minutes from all of the film festival venues and popular restaurants. Indeed when you travel to...

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Fairborn, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel provided me with a clean room that was comfortable, enjoyable, and quiet for an entire week. The price for the value provided was noteworthy. I have stayed at this same hotel many times before and I will continue to return to this same hotel whenever I return to Santa Barbara.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Convenient location, casual comfort and caring staff make this cozy inn the quintessential hub of your Santa Barbara visit. Continental breakfast, pool, spa, afternoon cookies, Wi-Fi and more awaits you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franciscan Inn

Address: 109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: £126 - £245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
The Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
The Franciscan Inn
Franciscan Inn Santa Barbara Ca
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Bedroom in suites has a VERY inconvient dresser. I can't see in the top drawer or on the top, which limits space to put personal items. Also bathroom could use a place to put clothing,etc. when taking a shower. This has just been a problem the last few years, but it sure is an inconvience.”
 of 5 bubbles marthab570, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The right faucet in the bathroom sink needs replacement. It can accidentally waste a lot of fresh cold water. Your facilities technician tried to fix it with an adjustment but the fix didn't work.”
 of 5 bubbles 525walkerl, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“get a room on the street level facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles 2travellersmeandyou, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend rooms in the single story section”
 of 5 bubbles Aylwin_Forbes, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I like the larger rooms. ”
 of 5 bubbles ChristiC105, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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