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Montecito Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108
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Ranked #29 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 nights. Fabulous location as a reasonable price. No views, but comfy beds, breakfast included, free wifi (although sometimes spotty). Coffee and fruit available 24 hours. Swimming pool perfect temperature and hardly anyone uses it so we had it all to ourselves. Short walk to the beach and great restaurants walking distance. And if you love... More

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Foothill Ranch, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We left after 1 night because of the noise and other items below; We paid $215 a night and did not feel that this was a good value; I looked on line and the night we left was selling for over $300; crazy. Pluses: Cool vintage hotel, in a cool part of town. Great architecture. The room in the "Luxury... More

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Chicago, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel staff were attentive. The valet and front desk were extremely nice and helpful. The hotel was clean. The facilities were small but nice. Free breakfast was a nice touch but a little light. (mostly cold cereals, fruit and granola bars) Bathrooms were nice but small. Its a great location, check out one of the free bikes and ride... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a really poor experience at this hotel. The cancellation terms were very unclear and I needed to change from 2 nights to 1 night. Even with a week's notice they charged me for both nights. The room was tiny, the TV did not work, it was very loud, I heard everything in the rooms next to me, even... More

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MontecitoInn, General Manager at Montecito Inn, responded to this review

Unfortunately, there is a lot to address here. Genuine feedback, whether good or bad, is always appreciated, but sometimes we feel that it is important to sort out the facts of some reviews so that potential readers can make an informed decision based on accurate information. Contrary to what's stated in the review, our cancellation terms are actually very clearly... More

12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I called the hotel to check on the room we were going to be staying in after reading some of the reviews good and bad and the male I spoke to at the front desk had an attitude of you cannot please everyone and maybe this hotel is not for us and I was really just asking questions. I guess... More

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MontecitoInn, General Manager at Montecito Inn, responded to this review

We're very sorry to read about the conversation as you've described it. I'm not sure if this was just a miscommunication of some sort, or anything more, but please accept my apologies. This does seem highly unusual as we have an excellent customer service record. I only wish that this were brought to management's attention more directly so that we... More

Montana City, Montana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in my Jaguar when it broke down... Friday night.... Very hard to get a room anywhere found a room here... Was really nice to finally rest. The staff were very helpful in every way. The room is very small and the bed is short so if you are tall... You might have a problem. Its expensive.. But its... More

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MontecitoInn, General Manager at Montecito Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, and we're happy we could help! Just a note for potential readers, all of the mattresses at the Inn are from one of the global leaders in mattress-making, and they're all the best that the company offers (these are rated as some of the very best mattresses in the world). They're also all made to... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd stayed at virtually every hotel in Santa Barbara itself, but hadn't found precisely what we wanted. We booked at The Montecito Inn and never looked back. The staff were great - from the front desk to the valet parking staff. We also dined at Lucky's next door, so our stay had historical roots, great service, and fond memories.

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Palm Desert, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really like the location of this hotel. We can easily walk to coffee in the morning, then head over to butterfly beach and watch the waves come in. There are also many great options for breakfast/lunch/dinner without ever getting back in the car.

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Haiku, Hawaii
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am one of those selfish trip advisor visitors that only reads reviews and never contributes with my own reviews but my experience with The Montecito Inn has inspired me to give back! We were attending a wedding at The Polo Field, just 5 minutes down the road and stayed in a Luxury Double Queen Studio. There were 4 of... More

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Tucson, AZ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel that was built in the late 20's but rooms are adequate at best for 2 people ...bathrooms very small....standard rooms all have King beds which is nice but not helpful if you have kids traveling with you....also we wanted to stay in Santa Barbara and this hotel came up for that location but is actually in Montecito... More

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Address: 1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Montecito Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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