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The Secret Garden Inn

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1908 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is far too pricey for what they offer. The staff isn't helpful, the rooms are dated, beds are hard and lumpy, there is no A/C and the common areas are cluttered or are in desperate need of updated landscaping. The hot tub was more like a warm tub with no way to adjust the dials (even when the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed here for night and loved our time. We'd highly recommend it to everyone. Secret Garden offers a laid back environment with lots of charm and beauty in a quiet place perfect for a getaway and vacation. We were traveling down the coast along 1 and half planned half out trip. After two nights with friends... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I give it an average because last year I stayed at the best B and B in the world in Clifden, Ireland. Sorry to compare, but perspective is everything. First, the good: location, location, location. Right around corner from The Daily Grind and McConnell's Ice Cream, walkability to State Street and so many other interesting places. The hot tub would... More 

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Laveno-Mombello, Italia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed one night and loved it, it gave you a feeling of "real" life, much rather than the anonimity of a hotel chain. We had a room in the main cottage and it was cozy and quiet, with Gilchrist & Soames bathroom amenities. Nice touch the complimentary wine & cheese from 5:00 to 6:00 pm, the availibilty of... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We only stayed one night as we were travelling along the Big Sur to San Francisco and would thoroughly recommend. It's in a lovely neighbourhood, walkable into town, really clean and super comfortable. The breakfast was absolutely delicious with lots of homemade quiches and cinnamon buns straight from the oven!

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Peoria, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed here last summer July 2015. The wine and cheese in the early evening was nice. There was even dessert made in the main cottage along with tea. The grounds were nicely kept up. It was very quiet and a pleasant visit. We stayed for 2 nights with family and it wasn't too far from town. The breakfast in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We enjoyed very much our stay in the cottage with the hot tub. Very relaxing garden and the super breakfast with ''oeufs à la coque '' especially made for us. We reccomend it highly ! You must try it !

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Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Five minutes from every attraction you want to visit. Best prices in town. Great accommodations and a gourmet breakfast. You can walk to State Street. Some of the rooms accept pets. You can choose a room with a hot tube. It is tucked away in a neighborhood with a free off the street parking area on the property. Easy access... More 

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Golden CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We normally don't stay at bed and breakfasts, but this place is really nice. 2 rooms are in the main house with the rest in cottages around the property. There is a courtyard where many people enjoy the daily hot breakfast or the afternoon wine and cheese. Our cottage had creaky floors (great!) and enough room to relax. This was... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is a very nice B&B and cottages on a quiet street near downtown Santa Barbara. It is decorated in country French style, as the owner, Dominique is French. We stayed in the main house. The bed was comfortable and the room was cozy. Breakfast was outstanding, with fresh fruit, croissants, choice of quiche or custom omelet, and imported French... More 

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