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Reviewed 19 January 2014

Not one to write reviews, but this place exceeded expectations. Room was spacious, clean and charming. Amenities and bathroom were excellent. Location was within walking distance to State St and great restaurants. Staff and service was incredible.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

Rodger D,

Thank you for the review. Exceeding expectations is our primary goal here at the Spanish Garden Inn and I am happy to read that we succeeded with your stay. Please come back and visit us again the next time you feel the need for a weekend getaway.

Sincerely,

Brian Cogswell
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

I just returned home from a business trip to Santa Barbara, CA this week, and had the pleasure of staying in this beautiful hotel. It is absolutely gorgeous. at check in I was provided a complimentary upgrade to a superior room which was delightful. The hotel staff (especially the hostess from Japan) was extremely helpful, friendly and gracious. Everyone really went out of their way to make sure I was comfortable and had what I needed. I will most definitely be back to this hotel again when I return to Santa Barbara in 6 months.

Room Tip: Room #9 is spectacular with a private balcony and gas fireplace.
  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

BT21,

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on your stay with us. One of the less well known features of the hotel is what an excellent option we are for business travelers. Being just a short walk to downtown offices and the courthouse is a great perk as well as our ability to help you relax after a busy day of work.

I look forward to your next visit in 6 months.

Sincerely,

Brian Cogswell
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

The hotel was absolutely charming. The Spanish influences were so fitting for Santa Barbara, the lovely courtyard with the water feature made it such a great place to relax before heading back to LA. The staff make you feel as if you are at home, with offers of cookies and popcorn (depending on what time you get there :). They have selections of games, books and dvds on offer too and are extremely helpful with any questions. Location wise it's just 3 short blocks from the main street with all the shops and restaurants on it.
The room itself was clean, comfortable and had all the amenities you would need, topped off with a sweet balcony to relax and enjoy a great glass of wine on.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

Rae,

It sounds like you took full advantage of your stay with us to relax and enjoy our amenities. That always makes us so happy to hear. Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We appreciate the feedback.

I look forward to welcoming you back the next time you travel to California.

Sincerely,

Brian Cogswell
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

Can't recall how many years we have returned after Christmas to tbe same rooms. Whatever the vicissitudes of the year, we reconnect.. Gather for the the breakfasts that get more and more extensive and tasty. The kids wait anxiously for the delicious cookies at 3 PM.

Room Tip: All are fine. However we stay upstairs in the front to hang out together.
  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Thank roamerClaremont_Ca
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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2014

roamer,

It is always our pleasure to host you and your family each December. The holidays at the hotel wouldn't be the same without you. For the record this was at least your 7th year with us and it's remarkable each year to see how much the children have grown.

Thank you so much for your continued loyalty and we very much look forward to seeing you again next year.

Sincerely,

Brian Cogswell
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

We got married in Santa Barbara on our way up the coast from L.A. to S.F. Our appointment at the Recorder's office was for 3 p.m. and we didn't have a place to change prior to the appointment. We explained our situation to the hotel, and they not only accommodated us by allowing us to check in early, but gave us alternatives if the room wasn't ready. Also, the champagne we pre-ordered was waiting on ice for us while we changed. The room was beautiful and quiet, and we enjoyed walking to and from State Street for dinner that night and to Starbucks in the morning. We look forward to coming back for our anniversaries in the future.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2013

rayrobin,

Congratulations! I am so thankful that you let us be a part of your special moment. Being the closest hotel to the courthouse we see quite a few wedding day check-ins and are very comfortable accommodating those couples. In fact, it is one of our favorite situations. Who doesn't love seeing a beaming couple in the moments before they tie the knot? :-)

We can't wait to welcome you back for your Anniversary every year!

Have a Happy Holidays,

Brian Cogswell
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