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Matthews, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a charming place! Each room had different decor all with a European flair. The people at the desk were friendly. Happy hour with wine and cheese was fun. Met all sorts of people and had a ball. Would come back

Thank joykahler
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful spot. The rooms have an individual charm. worth coming back. The owners are such friendly people and are very welcoming. Villa Rosa inn is what Visiting Santa Barbara is all about.

Thank rick m
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rolled into town with no bookings on an unexpectedly busy weekend. The tourist bureau suggested the Villa Rosa and rang for us - lucky us we got the last room! As other reviewers have said, if you are after a cookie cutter modern chain hotel, this is not the place for you. But if, like us, you love quirky,... More 

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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed overnight at the Villa Rosa Inn in Santa Barbara. The place is fine, but aging and in need of some TLC. The shrubs and plantings are overgrown. The pool area is in a bit of disarray again, mostly due to the lack of maintenance. The rooms are average sized but the bathroom was really tiny and strange.... More 

Thank luckme0
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the inn this past weekend and I couldn't have been more pleased. Let me start off by saying I'm someone who loves quirky offbeat places. This is not a bougie sleek modern resort, so if that's your style, stay elsewhere. With that said, I freaking loved it here. It's an old Spanish style villa packed with unique... More 

Thank Jennifer S
San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Villa Rosa Inn is an historic building. It is quaint, lovely and a perfect place to spend one or several nights. It is located one block from the beach and 1/4 mile from Sterns Wharf. Shopping and restaurants are all within walking distance. The Inn is older and feels more like a residence than a hotel. It is clean and... More 

Thank CRinSanDiego
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this hotel, it is very quaint and the staff are very friendly. Every evening at 5 PM there is a cheese and wine spread that is free for guests. We found this evening gathering of the guests made new friendships and for a very enjoyable stay. Our balcony was condemned, however we did not find this to... More 

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Corona, United States
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My husband & I stayed here touted as a B & B for one night on our way home from our son's wedding to have some couples time. The overall structure was nice; almost like a private mansion transformed into a small hotel however it was much more like a hotel than a bed and breakfast. The TV in our... More 

Thank Pauline Y
Ventnor City, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stayed for I night last week. The room was clean, the staff very nice and the cocktail hour and breakfast was great. I felt like I was in a villa in Italy. I would come back for sure. The location was terrific.

Thank gigi7325
Hanford, California, United States
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50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Pros: A few steps to the beach, friendly, helpful staff, quaint, cozy, hot tub and pool a plus, free cocktail hour, free breakfast. Cons: few parking spaces, dated decor, no A/C but no biggie bec at night it was breezy. I think this is a fair and honest review. I got it for $139 since its late Sunday night. Overall,... More 

Thank Cath M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Villa Rosa Inn

Address: 15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: £140 - £276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Villa Rosa Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Two story rooms on the street side have views to mist covered mountains in the morning. Rooms over the pool have a nice aspect.”
 of 5 bubbles 857DanielleS, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 9...2nd story on the end. It's spacious, quiet, and comfortable, with lots of windows and an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles suear2016, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“room #6 upstairs (annex)”
 of 5 bubbles wolfgangk216, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“WE had a larger room with the small kitchenette which was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles catherinee523, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the courtyard if you 're looking for peace and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 961darrenp, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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