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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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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend and I made reservations here in advance, as we knew we would be road tripping up the CA coast and wanted to stay in SB. Christian was able to get us a room and with a great, helpful attitude; this was especially wonderful since everywhere else was either booked or had a 2+ night stay policy. We enjoyed... More 

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Inn Is within walking distance to the harbor, beach, train station, and restaurants on Lower State St. & Cabrillo Blvd. The office staff are very hospitable. The lap pool & spa are well maintained.

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Los Altos, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice comfy bed, a/c worked very well (it was very hot outside) plus a super nice shower. ahhhh Refrigerator was nice for saving leftovers from an amazing meal at Lark restaurant. Included breakfast was a gluten-fest so that didn't work for gluten-free me. How about a hard-boiled egg?

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Safford
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice rooms, we had 2 rooms and they were both very nice. The front deck people were very nice and helpful. The breakfast was continental it was good. The grounds where well kept. The spa jets don't work well but the temp of the spa was nice and hot.

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Bakersfield, Vermont
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location was great and grounds were beautiful and cozy. Downside-not convenient to come and go easily with streets that cut off, shower head was clogged and weak and spiders were found in bathroom daily and anything that was left on the floor. We also were NOT honored our discount price.

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San Luis Obispo, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great location to the beach and State street. Our room was clean and comfortable. Room was in the courtyard away from traffic. The continental breakfast had a nice variety. I enjoyed a fresh croissant. A nice selection of Stash tea.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is super centrally located, just 1 block away from the beach and maybe 4 blocks from State St. The rooms are big enough and were stocked with everything you need. I especially liked the setting of the hotel, with a lot of beautifully grown palm trees and other plants, that make the place just cosy enough. They also... More 

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Oceanside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Franciscan Inn is just lovely, quiet, and clean. The staff is friendly and helpful. They had a complimentary bottle of champagne waiting for us on our 25th anniversary! We will definitely stay here again.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, clean, hotel walking distance from the beach!! Free parking, Free coffee and water, and free continental breakfast!! What more can you ask for?? The staff is friendly and courteous, a big plus in my book!! They put out fresh baked cookies daily. My fiancee missed out on that, and she was bummed, so the concierge baked her a batch... More 

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Wayne
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little inn, within walking distance of the beach. Stayed 2 night July 20,2015 thru July 22, 2015. My only complaints the rooms need to be updated. I stayed in room 101. Everything was still from the 1970. And the room had a musty smell to it.

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