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Montecito Inn

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1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108
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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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AURORA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our favourite stay of our California trip. We loved this place. Everything about this place was top notch - the rooms were spacious, clean and the beds very comfortable. The food in the restaurant and breakfast cafe very "clean" and delicious. The Inn was very charming, upscale and contemporary yet you had that 1920's feel while staying there. There was... More 

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Bellevue WA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Montecito Inn lovely, couldn't have asked for more. Located adjacent to Santa Barbara, on quiet street with excellent restaurant. Continental bkfst included in room rate. Lovely "Old California" atmosphere.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at this hotel on our drive from SF to LA. Really easy to find, just off Route 101. We were met with a warm and friendly welcome, room was lovely and clean and the restaurant was fantastic, we had dinner and a small but tasty continental breakfast. This is a great hotel, full of character but still rates highly... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended The Montecito Inn by a friend for a low-key weekend getaway. Was not disappointed! Hotel is well maintained, rooms are newly renovated (but still keep their old charm), and the staff is very nice and helpful. Highlights include the complimentary continental breakfast, free bikes to ride downtown (20 minute ride or so on the bike path) and... More 

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved that this place was small and not part of a hotel chain. If you are looking for classy, quiet yet vibrant, a great breakfast, modern chic upgrades (except the bathroom) and in the best location this is your place. Pros: Cool elevator! It's original to the hotel. FREE (yes free) beach cruisers to rent. That is a savings... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Montecito Inn! Visited last weekend for the first time and was very impressed by the entire experience from the warm welcome at the front desk, to the elegant and modern decor, to the complimentary fruit and coffee/tea in lobby, to the free bike rentals (quick, easy ride to downtown SB), to the great restaurants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had been at least 15 years or so since we had stayed here . Was very excited to stay for my birthday!! We stayed in the Tower Suite so 2 story area , it was upgraded!! Yes small but loved the history and the Hotel!! My husband and I love the historical hotels in Cailf!! The only thing that... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Montecito was everything that I had hoped for! It was charming, rooms were nice and spacious, beds were very comfortable, fridge is well stocked and reasonably priced, robes were nice and fluffy! The entire place was beautifully decorated, they did not miss even the slightest thing. The elevator was really neat, and like others, if you want a fast... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
20 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

All I can say is we did our homework before we stayed here. We anticipated small rooms, creaky floors, thin walls. It's a small, older hotel for goodness sake, and so with that in mind, we loved our stay here. We took the lumps and bumps with stride, and actually found ourselves often pleasantly surprised. The few cons: -- Yes,... More 

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Culver City, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

They say this place was built in the 20's. The cost of the room should be in the 20s. We paid top dollar to stay there on our first wedding anniversary and were really disappointed. Our room was small with a view of an air-conditioner vent. The floor squeaked and the refrigerator didn't work. The breakfast they offered was croissants... More 

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