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Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach
Ranked #15 of 52 Hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 December 2013 via mobile

Well what a find a beautiful inn just a short walk to the beautiful beaches and wharfs of Santa Barbara!!

No negatives so let me list all the positives...

Travelling with two kids we had ...

A full fridge and kitchen , a sitting area to eat, fantastic comfortable beds, lounge area and a sofa bed ( did not sleep on that great for kids) and the inn offers the following
Complimentary continental breakfast and a lovely sitting area to eat it in, heated pool and hot tub, complimentary cheese and wine then milk and biscuits in the evening, complimentary beach cruisers and helmets and a guest laundry.

At the end of our trip this has been some touches of home and a very special place to stay a definite for our next trip...

Thanks to all the staff and William whom allowed us in to our room early as our daughter had been sick your kindness was lovely!!!

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed 1 December 2013

Brisas Del Mar was a perfect choice for our stay in Santa Barbara. We initially stayed three nights one week, then returned for two more the next. Our King Suite was comfortable - essentially a cozy one bedroom apt.

The accommodations are second only to the staff. William, Lily, the front desk, maintenance, and house keepers wonderful and gracious they always greeted us with a ready smile and a willingness to assist if needed.

Great continental breakfast , wine and cheese in the evening, clean, convenient, and fantastic staff solidified Brisas Del Mar as my only choice for lodging in Santa Barbara.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 November 2013

The hotel is located just a few blocks in from the beach and harbor which is fine since our goal was to just bike around and enjoy wine and nice restaurants. And trying to stay super close to the beach wasn't important to us anyway since most all the hotels are somewhat dated and don't really seem to have that "wow" factor. The front desk was very friendly, the hotel is very nice looking, clean and comfortable and its a good value. The beds are super comfortable. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank James N
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

We were welcomed by William who did a great job checking us in. Wine,cheese and a fireplace were available in the lobby area. The room was nice with a mountain view, it felt like an updated place circa 1960, which is rather charming. The staff clearly strives to make your stay the best. The bed was very good and I had a solid nights sleep. Easy walk to the beach, about a quarter mile.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
Thank chuckawala
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Stayed here with a friend for 2 nights. Very large and comfortable rooms, extremely clean. Beds were very comfortable. Staff and service was excellent. Enjoyed the evening wine & cheese offering. Continental breakfast didn't have a very good selection so went out for breakfast both days. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights but wish it could have been more. Had a wonderful stay. The hotel is perfectly placed to explore Santa Barbara with both the beach and the main strip within easy walking distance or you can use their complimentary bikes to explore further afield.

The room was perfect with a huge bed and comfy bed and complimentary champagne on arrival and the swimming pool, sun deck and hot tub were all spot on.

The staff were was great, very friendly and professional, especially Sophia who made us feel at home from the moment we checked in. This place comes highly recommended.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

We were late arriving and forgot the address, but were soon made to feel at home when we finally located the hotel with some help from a friendly local. We received an upgrade to a suite - it was huge and very comfortable although probably more than we needed for our 2 night stay. The free bottle of bubbly was also a nice touch and very welcome after a long drive. The hotel was immaculately kept and very convenient for walking into the town or to the beach.
The cookies in the evening were delicious, and the breakfasts were ample. One small criticism - paper plates and plastic cutlery is not what you would expect at an inn of otherwise high quality.
We liked Santa Barbara - lovely setting and great access to good wine. We walked the urban wine trail one afternoon and came across some outstanding and unique wines. Finishing it off with the cheese and wine evening at the inn inevitably meant that dinner was late and eaten in an almost empty restaurant (people seem to eat very early in California).
Would recommend the Irish pub in town for late night music - a good blues band on the night we visited.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach

Address: 223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3811
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#16 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
Price Range: £168 - £292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Intimate and elegant, the Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach is a romantic Mediterranean-style villa just two blocks from Santa Barbara’s glistening palm-lined beaches and scenic yacht harbor. Brisas del Mar beckons guests with its cascading fountain, sparkling pool, and refined old-world ambiance.A Santa Barbara classic, Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach offers spacious guest rooms, suites, and penthouses, some with full kitchens and fireplaces. The hotel serves a fresh continental breakfast each morning, hosts a wine and cheese reception each afternoon, and provides milk and cookies in the evening.Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach is within walking distance of beautiful West Beach and the oceanfront bike path, the Santa Barbara Yacht Harbor, Stearns Wharf, and the vibrant shops and restaurants lining State Street in downtown. Santa Barbara’s world-class golf courses and renowned wineries are just minutes away. ... more   less 
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