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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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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed 2 nights at this hotel last week. Nice stay. I had stayed here several times a few years ago. Good location in. Nice town. Some coffee / bakery stores within a short walk as are some nice restaurants. A very short ride or walk to the beach and the Four Seasons hotel Nice staff at the hotel. I... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and clean hotel in a Santa Barbara suburban. Comfortable room and nice barhroom. Nice back garden with a pool. Coffee and tea availeble around the clock. Decent Continental breakfast at the hotel. Valet parking with good service. We had a good stay there for one night.

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Brea, California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only stayed overnight, but the hotel was lovely. My only criticism is that there were very few choices for breakfast, in the Inn and the town. We actually had to leave Montecito to find something to eat. Also, the Inn is located very near the freeway. Our room was quite noisy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smaller, very convenient hotel, apparently built by Charlie Chaplin, that has a most helpful and gracious staff, an excellent restaurant on site, and many unique features. The rooms are small but well appointed and laid out. Rooms are a little dark, however, and could use more lighting; the light in the ceiling fan in our room did not work, for... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed for 3 nights, and found this hotel very beautiful and charming. I love the intimate feel, and the small inn amenities, such as coffee and tea 24 hours a day. The lobby has a European style with fire place and seating. While my husband had business in town, I made my own way around the village with my... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a modest (60+ rooms) charming old hotel, anchoring the western end of Montecito's lower village. At first we were nervous due to the proximity of the inn to the noisy 101 freeway - it's located right behind the hotel - but the well-soundproofed windows of our room took immediately set our concerns to rest; we didn't hear the... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked through Ebookers and got a discounted rate. We stayed for 1 night on our way down from San Francisco and it was a very comfortable stay. We arrived early hours of the morning but were greeted by a very friendly receptionist who efficiently checked us in so we could head of to bed after our long drive. Hotel... More 

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Lantana, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for one night on our Pacific Coast Highway adventure. This hotel has tremendous charm! There is almost a bed and breakfast type feel. While hallways and rooms are small, the furnishings and decor are lovely. Only downsides are very small bathrooms and shower water goes hot and cold. Positives include 24 hour Kona coffee and fresh, quaint continental breakfast.... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I read the mixed reviews but decided to stay at the Montecito Inn because of its location (proximity to the beach, to Lotus Land) and because it was more affordable than many of the other hotels were looking. Four of us (my husband and I and two girls, aged 6 and 17) stayed in a Luxury King Suite and it... More 

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Sydney
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

What attracted me to book was the historical link to Charlie Chaplin. An old hotel beautiful converted to include all the modern conveniences. The room we had was a combined two room into a large room with king and queen bed and it has two bathrooms! There is a 24 hour tea/coffee, fruits facilities on the ground floor which made... More 

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