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San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first time at the Santa Barbara Inn. What a beautiful place, we learned that it had recently been remodeled. The attention to detail, the pleasant staff, and grounds were wonderful. The room was comfortable and quite large for 2 people. We took the train from San Diego, although the walk from the train station took approximately 30...

Thank Kim M
Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the remodel - they paid attention to detail - and another reviewers of "unfortunate" color" - we thought was beautiful. The beds were comfy the showers were hot and the towels were nice and fluffly. I would love to have given 5 stars - but I can't because of the WIFI. I often come up for business and...

1Thank Motrzo
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our sons and their wives to Santa Barbara forThanksgiving. We stayed here for 4 nights. The rooms are very comfortable with huge bathrooms. Each room had a small refrigerator and we received bottled water when needed. The breakfast is homemade granola, oatmeal, fresh fruit, and breads, and muffins. They have tea, coffee, and fresh orange juice. This is...

Thank Mary D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has recently been renovated, has a good location right across the street from the ocean, and is a good value. The service and staff were excellent. The only things I missed while staying at this property was a lighted magnifying mirror in the bathroom, a full length mirror, and an in room coffee maker.

Thank clippedwingsstew
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property was recently reopened after a complete remodel. They didn't do a great job. It's really just average and the prices are too high for what is offered. Internet is terrible. Our "ocean view" suite has no windows in the bedroom and barely a view in the living room. There is a restaurant but they only offer continental breakfast...

Thank vtm2733
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unsure when we first booked the Santa Barbara Inn, as we haven't had much luck with boutique hotels, but this experience was perfect. Recently fully refurbished and every detail has been looked at and finished to a high quality. From when we drove into the valet to check out, the staff couldn't do more. We only stayed one...

Thank Rhodes25
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located across from the beach which is a plus. It is also not very far from State Street and Santa Barbara pier (Wharf). You can walk to State Street in around 40-50 mins along the beach promenade and then turn right at the pier. The hotel rooms are decorated in a nicotine-yellow colour and I mean all...

Thank PEMtheDane
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Inn only one night and arrived after 7 pm, so I can only speak to the beauty of the property and its location, both of which were fabulous. One small but memorable encounter with the staff was being offered water bottles by the valet at our departure. Was a first!

Thank DJLLGrace
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow, what a transformation! Our bridal party stayed at the SB Inn this weekend and from the moment we pulled into valet everything was perfect! Jimmy the valet was so helpful with everything from bags, to directions, letting us know that irons and ironing boards were available upon request and helping us surprise the bride with some special treats! The...

Thank Nicole C
san francisco
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I just spent one night here with my two kiddies--it was perfect! We had a king ocean view room-which offered a large balcony with a lounge chair and table and chairs overlooking the lawn and ocean across the street. The bathroom was large with a separate shower and tub-super comfy bed, with great linens. Cozy robes and slippers were provided....

Thank kimbren

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Santa Barbara Inn

Address: 901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3642
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: £181 - £490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Santa Barbara Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Do not get a room located above the kitchen, it will be very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Q7166RZkimm, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles clippedwingsstew, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't know - we paid for "ocean view" and were disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles vtm2733, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“King room with balcony and view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Rhodes25, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suite 400 is the BOMB!”
 of 5 bubbles nicolec887, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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