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Franciscan Inn

109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #19 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Danbury, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on way down the coast. Very convenient location. Staff at desk very helpful about where to eat, etc. Walked down to beach. Breakfast included but no tables to eat at, so you sit on the couch or other chairs, so not very comfortable. Room clean, but small. Served our purpose for... More

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San Jose, CA
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17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am conflicted about this place. The location is very close to the beach, which is a plus and a minus. It is walkable to downtown, although a long walk to the northern parts of State Street. It was moderately clean, I didn't think it was super clean. We had a Deluxe Queen room (no standard rooms available when I... More

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Simi Valley, CA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Franciscan Inn at 109 Bath St. in Santa Barbara is perfect for people on the move who are looking for a reasonably priced, well maintained place to crash at night while you are out sightseeing and playing during the day. The location is one block off the beach and only three blocks from Stearns Warf, Cabrillo Park and State... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reviews from Trip Advisor were spot on. This hotel is clean, peaceful w/ great location. All of the staff were incredibly helpful. The breakfast server was adorable- serving up the pastries & coffee. The rooms were extra large which we appreciated.

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La Mirada, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for years, price was right and always a wonderful getaway for just the two of us. Great location, rooms spacious, clean and comfortable and only a block or so to the beach and pier. Close enough to take a leisurely walk to State St. You can see and enjoy the cute and quaint homes along the way, once... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was happily surprised of our room. I felt like I was at home! A small apartment/ cottage feel. The jacuzzi was right outside our door. Walking distance from the harbor! I am definitely going back. The bathroom was beautiful. The room was very clean. White wood shutter windows. Continental breakfast. The sofa couch was very comfortable. I was very... More

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Wellington, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This small quaint inn was a nice find for my daughters and mine getaway. It was close to the beach and State Street and had a comfortable feel. The room came equipped with a small kitchen so we could make breakfast in our room which was handy. Though they do provide a continental breakfast in the lobby if you eat... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We booked this without any expectations but were pleasantly surprised.It is closet to beach and pier.A short walk to shops and restaurants.The rooms were up to date and clean.In the morning they provided coffee and a continental breakfast which we did not expect.All in all very good value for the location and quality.

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Anaheim, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here one night to attend a graduation ceremony. Wonderful location that is within walking distance to the beach, restaurants, pier and shopping. Clean room & bathroom with comfortable bed. Friendly front desk service with basic food for breakfast. Fruit, pastries and oatmeal. Nice to grab a pastry and coffee to go. The afternoon warm cookies were a nice touch.... More

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband, sister and sister in law all stayed here this winter on an over night stay in Santa Barbara. It was a great choice. Clean, lovely rooms with comfortable beds. Excellent breakfast. Delightful sitting room for hanging out and enjoying warm cookies in the afternoon and breakfast in the morning. And the staff was so friendly and helpful. I... More

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Address: 109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara #6 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara #18 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara #22 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Convenient location, casual comfort and caring staff make this cozy inn the quintessential hub of your Santa Barbara visit. Continental breakfast, pool, spa, afternoon cookies, Wi-Fi and more awaits you. ... more   less 
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