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Pacific Crest Inn by the Sea

433 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, CA
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163 reviews 163 reviews
42 hotel reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice place to stay when on a budget (although it's still $150 per night or so as a "bargain" hotel). Pros: fridge, large room with wood floors, bathtub, room service of sorts, large closet, tables with chairs, two blocks from East Beach, heigh ceilings in some rooms. Cons: hard mattress, and our room needed a serious surface cleaning... More 

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Los Altos, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rolled into town about 3:30 p.m. and checked in on Dec. 28. It's a 1960s-era motel that is undergoing interior room renovation. Our room, 118, was one. Located on the second floor of the main building near the office, the room's ceilings are high and airy. The bathroom is tiny, but had been recently been tastefully re-tiled and shower... More 

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Tiburon, CA
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The property is in a great location; 1/2 block up and across the shoreline street from the beach. Very quiet and safe feeling street, unlike the busy-ness of the other motel areas along the shore. Room (103) was very large, and had a kitchen (surprise!). Would be a nice lower cost place for a more extended stay (a beach vacation).... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

After booking a room for a long weekend, I read some terrible reviews about this hotel and I was worried that I had made the wrong decision. I was happily surprised when I arrived to the hotel and see our room (# 113). It was decent and very clean; the bed was fine (we prefer hard beds). The hotel location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We really enjoyed this hotel. Very large rooms, close to beach and short walk to the main street. There wasn't a fridge in the room but reception was kind enough to let us use the kitchen that was attached to the the room at no extra cost as we only wanted to use the fridge. Staff were friendly and very... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My husband and I were here on business and had to stay in Santa Barbara for about 2 weeks and didn't want to spend too much money. After staying in the Motel 6 next door for a couple of nights (that review is posted too) we decided that with no fridge or microwave it just wasn't going to work for... More 

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Ventura County, California
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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I live just south of Santa Barbara in Ventura County so I have stayed in many hotels in Santa Barbara from Bacara to the Four Seasons Biltmore and many hotels in between. We made a last minute decision to spend a night in Santa Barbara, so we weren't looking for a resort. This hotel is more like a motel. It's... More 

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los angeles
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm sure had we stayed at another room our review would be higher however our room had no ventilation...it was sooooo hot and the bed was horrible. The location is great and the room was clean. The service was fine.

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Torrance, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This place kept our money even after a call to let them know we where not going to need our room. They have hung up on us and been rude. I would not even think of this place if your in SB!!!!!! They wont let us talk with the owner and we had to do a charge back on our... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We stayed overnite on a Saturday. Two other large families had rented on either side of our room. They allowed their small children to run up and down the walkways and frequently BELLERED ( and I mean bellered) at them for one reason or another. They had no idea or cared that there were other people in the Inn and... More 

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Address: 433 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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