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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent hotel, brilliant location for Santa Barbara, lovely rooms and good service. Great pool on the roof . Valet parking was friendly but a $30 fee for valet parking for Santa Barbara is a management decision in urgent need of review.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a great location. Once you park your car, there is no need to drive any where in the town. All restaurants, the beach, etc. are in walking distance. Our room was very small and there wasn't much room to move around. It did have a refrigerator. They do offer valet parking which is off street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to be in the middle of it all- this is a great location. It's right on the main street in town with lots of shopping and restaurants very close. However, many of those turn into bars and clubs at night- so if you don't mind being close to that nigh life scene- this is your spot. It... More 

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Dana Point, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was very nice. Rooms large and clean and comfortable. Great location! Staff also very friendly. Old, scary elevator was the only downer. We walked up to the fourth floor. Breakfast wasn't that great. No restaurant.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a surprise! Quiet as soon as you enter. Nice vibe. Valet to park, friendly and local feel. Love the elevator. Stayed on second floor and thought it would be noisy but it was completely quiet, nestled away from the street. Perfect beds. Continental breakfast was generous with LA Times and Santa Barbara paper and light garden room. Highly recommend.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this hotel as it is right in the center of Santa Barbara. It is older but spotlessly clean. Our room was at the back of the hotel with no view but as we only stayed one night and we were out and about it did not matter. The pier is only a stroll from the hotel and we... More 

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Belfast N/Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

After years of staying way up state street , can't believe I finally stayed in the hotel Santa Barbara and it was superb!! Valet end the car before lunch and was told to see if they would check me in , which they did!! Spent entire afternoon and evening shopping , eating , at the movies and eating again! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Perfect weekend getaway place! Easy registering. Easy parking . Staff helpful and friendly. Rooms. Spacious. Clean and beautiful with perfect amenities. Wifi. Starbucks downstairs. Make up mirror in bathroom. Best reason to stay at this hotel is the central location on state street. Walking distance to everything!!!

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A very comfortable hotel located in the heart of Santa Barbara, this older but elegant hotel is a little overpriced (as is everything in Santa Barbara). My queen-sized room was very small and had a less-than-impressive view of the lobby roof. I understand from a friend staying on the State Street side that that might have been a blessing because... More 

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LA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The hotel is as it promotes itself. Historic, well decorated, friendly, and positioned perfectly on State Street. Just beware of last minute deals as those prices are on rooms closer to street and loud bar that goes late into night. I would recommend this hotel for its location convenience. Especially for those that wish to spend evening out late at... More 

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