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Franciscan Inn

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109 Bath 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bellevue, Washington
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187 reviews 187 reviews
51 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Franciscan Inn is a centrally located property just minutes from the beach and offers a variety of clean, comfortable rooms. Service is reasonable and helpful. Breakfast is uninspiring continental fare but the afternoon cookies and fruit are a wonderful treat.

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights whilst visiting Santa Barbara. The inn is located in a small quite side street not far from the pier. Rooms are reasonable, if a little old fashioned. Great cookies are served at 3pm and breakfasts are served in the lounge by a lady associated with the hotel. Choice is not great, with all cakes, muffins... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The rooms are clean and generously sized. The hotel itself was pretty and we enjoyed sitting at the pool area. Great location in relation to the beach and other areas. Cons: the breakfast was ok but the croissants and muffins were stale. I also thought it was cheeky that the lady standing at the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel that was reasonably priced in the Santa Barbara area! Within walking distance of everything - beach, marina, State St shopping, restaurants, and Urban Wine Tour stops. The hotel staff were helpful and polite. The architecture was very quaint - there was a beautiful fountain outside my room. The room was a suite with a small kitchenette which was... More 

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Perth, Australia
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175 reviews 175 reviews
21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent three nights at the Franciscan. Friendly, helpful staff, comfortable rooms, and a great location all at a decent price for SB. Walk to Beach or State Street. And the ice machine pours out nice size chunks. Not something you see very much any more.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed here the last night of our USA roadtrip with our teenagers. It is an Inn so we did not expect the earth for a $297 Edgeware suite but the style and the condition of the room was not good. It was like staying in a grandmothers house but the two grubby couches and dark worn carpet were awful.... More 

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Hanalei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Cannot say enough about the people who manage and work at this wonderful hideaway. We loved the locale, the room was clean and upgraded, easy access to the beach, but for us the number 1 asset was the kind and uber friendly folks who took such good care of us during our stay. Coming from Hawaii, it was a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Just returned from staying there for a couple of days, for a spring break "get away". The office staff was amazing.......very cordial and helpful. The room was very clean and cozy....country cottage feel. The bed was super comfortable.The continental breakfast was hosted by a beautiful lady, who made us feel so welcomed. We sat by the wood burning fireplace while... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here over the Easter weekend. It was a last minute holiday so many other places were already booked. The staff was friendly and helpful. They gave us some good restaurant recommendations. The best thing I can say about this place is its location, which is on Bath Street just a block from the water and a couple of... More 

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Aledo, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I truly enjoyed my stay at Franciscan Inn! It's a cute Inn reminds me of a cottage.Staff was friendly and our room was very clean, quiet, comfortable bed and we enjoyed a free breakfast(continental)! The beach was minutes away and restaurants were very close by. I would definitely stay there again. .

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