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Best Western Beachside Inn

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Roseville, United States
Reviewed 28 March 2016

At the beginning when we checked in the lady at the front desk mentioned that there was a $3 charge everyday for parking. Which is fine, but there was never any notice about that charge and when my husband mentioned that to her she simply stated "Well, that's a lot cheaper than next door, they charge $20 a day." Its...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Again. we apologize for the issues experienced. Rest assured, as always we did our very best to assist. Unfortunately we were unable meet your expectations for which we regret. Best of luck! HJRobbins - GM

Corona, California
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Staff was very accommodating. They gave me an early check in and was very pleasant upon checkin. I was given a room with a balcony and view of the pier so it was a very nice. Continental breakfast had a nice variety as well. I enjoyed my stay. Walking distance to the pier and several great restaurants and shopping. Just...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks guys, Hope to see you again in the near future. Your comments are much appreciated. HJRobbins - GM

Lodi, California
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We spent two nights here last week (T&W) and had a wonderful stay from the moment we arrived until we left. After reading the reviews I felt I knew what to expect having stayed in older Best Western's in the past. This blew the others away. Upon checking in the super nice rep Angie told us "You're getting our best...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi RedZin, Thanks for the great review. As for that "funky" bathroom layout, it was designed and built in 1967 and was pretty cool for the time. Obviously, no longer so our upgrade project is immediately addressing that issue. Come check it out when its done. I'm confident you will love it. Thanks again..HJRobbins - GM

Walnut, United States
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Best Western Beachside Inn is the best hotel in the area for the price and the amenities. It is walking distance from the beach and the park. The area seem to be very safe. We didn't spend much time in the room because TV Remote did not work and the room was very small and dark.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Sorry Carolyn that remote didn't work. I see by your posting date you were here just when Cox cable installed our brand new HDTV system and unfortunately provided us with the wrong remotes at first. We are all set and have it all fixed. Come check it!! HJRobbins - GM

San Diego, California
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The best thing about this hotel is it's great location- right across the street from the harbor and just a short walk to State Street shopping/restaurants and to the Wharf. The second best thing is their staff, all friendly and helpful at check-in, at breakfast, and very welcoming every time they would see us. We opted for a poolside room...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Great location and Great staff!! Stop right there. What more can you want? Oh, that's right...reasonable prices. We've got that as well. Thanks for taking the time to write. It's truly appreciated...HJRobbins -GM

Millersburg, Ohio
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights. It's within walking distance of State Street, right next to West Beach and the volleyball nets. The hotel is kinda old but so are a lot of other hotels in the area. The room was clean, and well kept. Breakfast was OK, the earlier the better so it's fresh. Eggs, bacon or sausage, cubed...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Kenny, Most do like and even love us. Especially our breakfast!! We appreciate you taking the time to write. All the best!! HJRobbins - GM

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Santa Barbara and found this hotel when looking to somewhere to stay for the night. Good, clean family room that was spacious and with good sized beds. We were on the second floor overlooking the harbour so had good views but it was a little noisy with the room above returning home at 02.00! Breakfast was great -...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alison, Thanks for stumbling upon us and giving us a try. Glad as always we were able to help you enjoy our Santa Barbara Hospitality and waterfront. See you next time.. HJRobbins - GM

United States
Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you are looking for the very basic and minimum then this is the hotel for you. If you are looking for something moderate or better, then do not stay here. This is basic at best. The hotel needs a HUGE update and upgrade.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ben, We appreciate your honesty. We hope you got out to enjoy the harbor and beach across the street. And on an exciting note, many upgrades are on the way. HJRobbins - GM

Sacramento, United States
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This place is awesome!! Jasmine at the front counter is great. Upgrades me to the suite every time. The property is clean and rooms are spotless. Some of the best sleep i get on the road is at this place. Right across from the marina and streets are lined with restaurants and shops. Check out the shops and restaurants on...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Darrin, Sorry I missed you this time but many thanks for your kudos!! You've got a job as our marketer if you change careers. See you soon! HJRobbins -GM

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Had several refreshing swims in the heated pool--nice and warm, perfect for relaxing. The staff were so friendly! Offered several helpful suggestions based on my interest in seeing gardens. Location is quiet though right opposite the west harbor/beach area. Close to small market and Toma's--number one rated restaurant in Santa Barbara (Trip Advisor).

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Birdie, Thanks so much for also mentioning my staff. They are the one's that truly help us be successful. Glad you enjoyed your time with us. HJRobbins - GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Beachside Inn, perfectly located just across the street and a few minutes walking distance from the harbor, pier and beaches of Santa Barbara. From our fantastic location, you can also enjoy a beautiful walk to "downtown" Santa Barbara, and experience all our world class dining and shopping. And to make life even easier, the Santa Barbara beachfront/downtown electric shuttle is available at our front door if you're planning to have an even more relaxing day while visiting. Our 60 room hotel will be sure to offer you the quaint charm, which represents Santa Barbara's essence. But we also offer some of the most modern conveniences. From our very hi-speed internet, to a fabulous continental breakfast and the latest in air conditioning / heating systems, we are all confident you will have a memorable visit here in Santa Barbara all handled by our fabulous staff.We look forward to welcoming all of you to our wonderful littleescape by the sea in beautiful Santa Barbara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Beachside Inn

Address: 336 W Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3855
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: £137 - £344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Beachside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Best Western Beachside Hotel Santa Barbara
Best Western Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Best Western
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Visit during the week when rates are lower, and splurge for a view balcony overlooking the bay.”
bsimosd, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for the ocean side and the park side tends to be noisy from the park across the street. Garden side is OK, but no view.”
sausco, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms with the park view were fine, don't splurge on the harbor view.”
  • Beds, room 205
  • View of park across Castillo Street from room balcony
  • Peek of the ocean from parkside room
thejoyciecat, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balcony facing the harbour has a great view.”
mansard1819, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you are on the ground floor expect to hear people moving around above you.”
PurdieParks, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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