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BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Otherwise a nice hotel - friendly staff, clean room, nice pool and spa, ping-pong table, decent breakfast, good work-out room, near the beach and UCSB and good restaurants. Lilly's Mexican Food has the BEST tacos. We will stay here again.

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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Location is good - variety of places to eat, get coffee etc. About a 12 min drive to Santa Barbara. Property is beautiful - very tranquil! Staff are OUTSTANDING! Very knowledge and helpful - willing to go that extra mile to help with anything! Would easily stay here again!

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we appreciate the positive feedback. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, it really makes us happy when guests enjoy their stay. Thank you again and we'd love to see you soon. Sincerely, Marissa F. More 

San Jose, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is in a nice location. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food I had was good. My only issue was the set up where the food is. Having the coffee next to where the hot food is slows things down because people get their coffee and add sugar and creamers and the people in line have to... More 

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review our property, we value your feedback. I am excited to let you know that we will be remodeling our breakfast and lobby area in the next few months, so that will ease the flow of the breakfast area. Thank you again, and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Marissa... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend this hotel. The staff was great, room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was much better than I had expected and have experienced at other hotels. Parking was easy, always plenty of spaces, even late at night. The only negatives would be no elevator (carrying luggage upstairs was no fun) and not so great wifi. Both... More 

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we really appreciate the positive feedback. It makes us so happy when guests have great experience. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon! Sincerely, Marissa F. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed at this hotel many times while visiting my UCSB student. Always good. The staff has always been very helpful. Nice pool and patio area. Easy to get around, as the hotel is close to the freeway, but not so close that you hear freeway noise. Not far from UCSB, State Street, etc.

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review our property, we appreciate your feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoy staying with us. Next time you stay with us please mention that you are a UCSB parent so we can apply the "Gaucho" discount rate. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely,... More 

Roseville, California
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable hotel, beautiful grounds. Close to UCSB and the beaches. The staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was one of the best. The rooms were clean and comfortable and large. Great place to stay while visiting the university.

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review, we appreciate your positive feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Marissa F. More 

Irwin, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel could use a bit of updating. We were just staying overnight on our way up north and got in very late. The connecting door to the room next door was not insulated...we could hear EVERYTHING. Breakfast the next day was good.

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review our property, we truly value your feedback. I am pleased to tell you that we are currently under renovation, so all of our guest rooms will be udated. I hope that you will visit us again so you can enjoy our updated guestrooms. Thank you and we hope to see... More 

Goleta, California
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice Best Western Hotel! The grounds are beautiful, unless you are in an outside room, facing west into a parking lot and bushes...and paying $388.00 for the night. You also don't want to arrive about 2:30pm on a Tuesday and be told "There is only one room available and it is a suite." We had just... More 

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we value your opinion. Our summer rates are significantly higher than the rest of the year, our rates do go down starting in September. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Marissa F. More 

Goleta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the BEST Best Western Inn. There is nothing that I don't like about this lovely and comfortable hotel. The grounds are beautiful. Pool & jacuzzi clean. Stores and restaurants just a few minutes walk down the street. Oh and the free breakfast mmm.

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the to review our property, I am so happy to hear that you think we are the Best Best Western. We really appreciate your positive feedback and we would love to have you back. Thank you! Sincerely, Marissa F. More 

Clovis, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were very happy with the hotel. The grounds are gorgeous so it made sitting outside for breakfast really enjoyable. It was UCSB graduation weekend so the price of the hotel was pretty steep, but what are you going to do? Not see your kid graduate?!

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South-Coast I, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS South Coast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay during graduation weekend. Thank you and we hope to see you again. Sincerely, Marissa F. More 

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