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Hotel Santa Barbara

533 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here over Memorial Day weekend, when virtually everything in town was sold out. Was nervous about the "vintage charm" aspect they play up, but found they did a very good job with the place and the amenities themselves were modern (other than the elevator, which is fine). Room itself was comfortable and had nice upscale furnishings/decor, although we asked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I needed a reasonably priced, comfortable hotel for a business trip and this fit the bill. The location on State Street was excellent. The bed was very comfortable and the room quiet. I was there in a Wednesday night and have heard weekends can be noisy on the evening due to the bars. I would stay here again.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My room was clan and very well appointed. Everything worked perfectly, including the climate control. The staff were courteous and attentive. The location is unbeatable perfectly positioned between shopping and shore. Free internet worked flawlessly on both my laptop and my phone.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent two nights here in July. Double queen room on the 4th floor had a nice view towards the ocean. I was concerned it might be loud at night because of the location on State street and being and old building but I couldn't hear a thing. The parking is only valet but the guys working down there are super... More 

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Garden Grove
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed at the hotel for two nights this week. We were on the 4th floor which was quite a hike after walking all over town but it was quiet and a wonderful room. It is right on State Street so we didn't need to use the car to go to the pier, shopping or to restaurants.... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arranged to hold a meeting of about 30 people at the Hotel Santa Barbara. I was put in contact with Nadine Turner, Director of Sales and Marketing, who was incredibly attentive to every single detail. When I arrived that evening, the room was absolutely charming. She had the tables and chairs set up in a way that was even... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Hotel Santa Barbara many times over the last coupel of months and I have always felt like I was returning home. Nadine is amazing and really outdid herself for our group. The front desk is always helpful and Noah in valet and the others are just outstanding. This is a smaller hotel but with tons... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel Santa Barbara was our choice for our wedding night, and it was fantastic! The hotel has sound proof windows to block out the night life down on the street below, and the rooms are decorated with care and charm. The breakfast fare was quite nice, and the staff were all friendly. The quiet hours are enforced. So, should... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are small, but it's a good place to stay if you need an inexpensive room in the center of town. Great restaurants within walking distance. Great breakfast. Great value. The beds are queen size and not king. This was the small downsize. I did not a good night's sleep. Not sure if they offer king sized beds. If... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location for a first-time visit to Santa Barbara. Close to all the restaurants, shopping & beach. Nice walking everywhere. Below is my Great/Good/Average/Not So Good Feedback: Great: Location,cleanliness, historic hotel (w/cool photos from back in the day), splendid breakfast/coffee, tea/water all day, comfy bed Good: Room--small, but functional Average: Toiletries, towels Not So Good: WI-FI was a bit annoying... More 

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