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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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Perth, Australia
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175 reviews 175 reviews
21 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our stay in this Inn was very pleasant. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The room very quaint and the home baked goodies at breakfast were an added bonus. We loved the location off this Inn and would surely stay here again.

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We stayed two nights here in early March. The exterior of the hotel has that typical Santa Barbara Spanish-style charm, and it's a great location- close to the beach, walking distance to downtown, and just a few blocks away from a local neighborhood grocery market. Our King w/ kitchenette room was pleasantly clean and comfortable with nice amenities, and they... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We recently stayed for two nights while we were visiting our son. We had a very nice stay. It was a great location and would be really great during the warmer weather. The staff was nice and very helpful. The pool and hot tub were clean and the pool was heated to a nice 82 degrees. The breakfast was a... More 

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California
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Many of the hotels in SB are motel-like although called inns. The Franciscan is a remodeled motel type of accommodation. Our room was quite pleasant and comfortable with new furniture, wall prints etc. The hot tub is secluded and also quite nice. The pool is next to the parking lot which is not so pleasant. However, the biggest drawback are... More 

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