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Spanish Garden Inn

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915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for five nights for a girlfriends' getaway, and it was fantastic. Our two-queen bed room was roomy, with a cute patio next to the pool. We loved the gas fireplace in the room, as it kept out the evening chill, when we liked to relax while watching movies (the hotel has a large DVD library and will even... More 

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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65 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for a second time, and Spanish Garden Inn looks to be our go to place in Santa Barbara. We love the room, setting, staff, breakfast, and location. We were able to walk a five blocks to a wonderful restaurant (Ca' Dario), and it is closer to State Street, the fabulous courthouse, and a short... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Professional and friendly staff surprised us with freshly-popped popcorn after hearing that we'd be watching a movie. They also provided 3-gear beach cruisers for touring around town and coast. The hotel is centrally located, so it was easy to get anywhere we wanted to go. The room was beautifully decorated in a Spanish coastal style, taking no shortcuts in quality... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is centrally located downtown with great access to many dining options. The rooms are spacious and clean. The service is top notch. The morning breakfast is fantastic too! Highly recommended!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my gf on a surprise visit to SB for her bday and also to propose. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay. We really loved the style and architecture of the Spanish Garden Inn, kind of old world mission meets modern. I chose the Superior King room, very comfortable, great bed, awesome shower and the huge... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've previously stayed at the Biltmore and the Belmond, but wanted something closer to downtown so we could leave the car (free parking under the hotel) and walk all over. Lovely room with balcony and helpful front desk people.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travel a lot. This is best place and all the right touches. Sent us to great steak place walkable and excellent hot b'fast, good staff, decor wunnerful, nice patio. Fireplace! So much better than chains, even fancy ones. Deserves no. 1 ranking.

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Austin, Texas
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121 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is lovely, and met all of our expectations. What we were somewhat disappointed in was the restaurant advice we were given. We asked for a Mexican restaurant nearby and were directed to one about six blocks away. It was already dark, and so we resorted to our cell phone and found a super on, La Playa Azul Cafe... More 

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Brandon L, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Good morning QuincyKid, Thank you for staying with us and for your positive feedback about the hotel. I would like to apologize for the misdirection about a local Mexican restaurant as you are correct La Playa is right behind our property. Please do not hesitate to personally reach out to me if you choose to return so I can share... More 

Bainbridge Island, Washington
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at the Spanish Garden Inn annually, and it's always a delight. Location is convenient enough to walk State Street and yet there's a nice sense of seclusion. The property is a beautiful Spanish-style structure where your room always seems to be off a little alcove no one else knows about. Spaces are large and high-ceilinged, with dark tile... More 

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Brandon L, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Hello Michael M, Thank you for staying with us and for your patronage to Spanish Garden Inn. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you for your kind words for the staff, they are truly a pleasure to work with. More 

Bozeman, MT
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135 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Spanish Garden Inn is a wonderful boutique hotel in a great location to access many attractions and restaurants within a short walk. Is a bit pricey, but everything in this part of the world is, so one must be prepared for that. The wine tasting is a nice touch and the breakfast was excellent as well. There is a... More 

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Brandon L, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Hello MontanaGuy27, Thank you for staying with us at Spanish Garden Inn, I was pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back and please do not hesitate to reach out to me prior to your next visit to see if there is anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable. More 

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