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Spanish Garden Inn

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915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Huntingtown, Maryland
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112 reviews 112 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located a couple of blocks of state street. Walking distance to the beach and shops and eateries and wineries. Great place to start days trips. Free underground parking. Excellent staff. Great breakfast. Quiet neighborhood setting. Tranquil courtyard in the middle of the building.

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Burbank, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was referred to this hotel by a friend and she did not steer me wrong. The rooms are lovely and well equipped. It was so nice to have a DVD player in the room and the luxury of borrowing movies for a quiet night in. I loved how State Street and restaurants were all walking distance. I didn't even... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Gina H, Please thank your friend for us. Word of mouth referrals are our favorite source of new friends. I am glad you stayed long enough to enjoy both a night in and a night out. See you soon! Sincerely, Brian Cogswell General Manager More 

Seattle, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Spanish Garden is the prefect place for a relaxed time exploring Santa Barbara. The hotel is located in a walking distance to downtown and a few miles from the water front. We were able to walk around downtown, morning walks to the beach, and to the Funk zone. The hotel offers a very nice breakfast every morning, a simple... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Veronica, It is great to read that you enjoyed our central, yet quiet, location. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I will let Brian H know how you appreciated his assistance. See you next visit. Sincerely, Brian Cogswell General Manager More 

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

My husband and I love this place, its quiet, clean and charming. Everyone was very friendly, and helpful. Brian was wonderful, he recommended us great restaurants, beautiful beach path for running and the best spa in Santa Barbara. Definitely coming back to stay here again!

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

KarunaKus, I will pass on your compliments to Brian H. We have a great team here and I am very proud of the service they are able to provide day in and day out. Looking forward to your next visit. -Brian Cogswell General Manager More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The perfect place to stay in St Barbara from its beautiful Spanish charm and relaxed atmosphere. The hotel is perfectly placed within walking distance to everything and staff are amazing at providing all the details, nothing was to much trouble. Hotel has excellent covered parking and delicious breakfast which is all included in the room rate so not hidden charges.... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Kelly B, We feel very strongly that hidden charges should have no place in the hospitality business. We want our guests to be relaxed while here and not worried about the next hit on their account. I am so glad that you found us and enjoyed your stay. Come back and see us again soon. -Brian More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can honestly say that we think Spanish Garden is the best place we have ever stayed. We have family holidays at least 4 or 5 times a year and we have stayed in a fair number of very nice places. So we feel qualified to say that the Spanish Garden is really something very special. The staff, the rooms... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

bathlewis, Wow, we are humbled by your compliments. Thank you so much for the review. You have a lovely family and it was our pleasure to host you all on your Santa Barbara sojourn. See you very soon we hope, Brian Cogswell General Manager More 

York, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night in April and have now added this to our 'to do again' list. The hotel was gorgeous, our room had it's own private outdoor patio/garden with a gate out to the pool. Breakfast was excellent and the staff we came into contact with were helpful, recommending restaurants for the evening. Parking (self) was in... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

4wardz, The you for the review and for adding a few photos to the collection. You room has one of my favorite patios. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you are determined to be back for a second visit. Feel free to contact me directly if I can be of assistance. Sincerely, Brian... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small hotel of 23rooms. Only 5mins to main shopping street. Very friendly and helpful staff. We had a junior suite near thee pool. Good size, Moulten&Brown bathroom amenities. Room has everything you need. Free parking, free internet which makes a big difference. Good continental breakfast the next morning sitting in the courtyard- great fruit smoothies. Greats little hotel that we... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Deeceepee, Thank you for choosing us for your American sojourn and for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased that you appreciated all of our complimentary offerings as we feel they make the overall stay here a great value. Sincerely, Brian More 

San Diego, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with a long weekend at the Spanish Garden Inn for my 50th birthday. We had such a wonderful time. The Inn, the grounds and our room were beautiful. The employees were all so nice and went above and beyond to make sure we had anything and everything we needed (thanks for the Jaffurs run!) The breakfast... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Darlene, Thank you for the lovely review and, once again, happy 50th! My pleasure for the wine pickup... I love Jaffurs, any chance I get to stop by there is welcome. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Brian Cogswell General Manager More 

Pleasanton, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this fabulous property for 3 nights and couldn't have been more impressed! We stayed in a 2nd floor room (vaulted ceilings) with a balcony and fireplace - the room was beautifully decorated in a spanish decor, had a seating area, teapot and french press set-up, huge bathroom and newspaper on the doorstep every morning. The courtyard was... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Mavis4me, What a great review. Thank you so much for taking the time to contribute your thoughts. We loved having you with us.That evening firepit is quite the popular spot, especially after a vigorous day of bike touring :-) It's just a short hop from Pleasanton back to SB so we do hope we will see you again before long.... More 

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