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The Parkside Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   424 Por La Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #38 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a room more than 6 months before our trip, at The Parkside Inn, requesting an upper level floor and room with balcony. We didn't receive the balcony and almost canceled our reservation when we were told we had to pay extra for the balcony, despite having requested it (this is something that could have been made aware to... More

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Jasper, Tennessee
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Love, love Santa Barbara! Biked the beach all day. Parkside is the poor relative of the Hyatt located at the beach. We checked in at Hyatt and walked the block or so to the Parkside dragging our luggage. Should we have asked for a lift at the front desk? It was not offered. I think that the Inn might have... More

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San Diego, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place was just what we wanted on a budget. A short walk to the beach and about a 15 minute walk to the town (restaurants, shops, etc.). I highly recommend taking a walk along the train tracks to Figueroa Mountain Brewery (137 Anacapa St.).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Showed up late at night and got a price direct, do yourself a favour use the wifi and book it online we saved ourselves about $40 doing this. Literally was just here to sleep and checked out early the next morning but it was clean and quiet located about 5 minutes from the Main Street. Also a good thing to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I was about to throw down serious cash to stay at the Fess Parker or even just sort of pricey hotel like East Beach. Then I thought let's give the Parkside a go. Checked in today and an pleased! Good value.... no view but don't care personally, we face the park so it isn't dismal. Easy parking and fast car... More

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Kennewick, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I dont normally write reviews on here but was on here looking for things to do while we are in Santa Barbara & as I sit on one of the comfiest hotel beds Ive ever encountered I felt compelled to share the wealth. I looked online for an inexpensive hotel & found this was the cheapest at $83 ($113 with... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is part of the Hyatt so you have to check in there, but this hotel is only 100 yards or so around the corner. You can use all the Hyatt facilities though, so that's nice. Our room had a king bed, a flat screen TV, and a small patio (sat 2 people comfortably). The only view from the hotel... More

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We opted for this "sister" property to the Hyatt Santa Barbara since the price was so much lower. The Parkside Inn is in a quiet neighborhood about a block away from the Hyatt Santa Barbara which is across the street from a gorgeous beach. The hotel room was smallish but clean and adequate and very quiet. We had a refrigerator... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Spacious Inn. Apartment style layout small living room separate bed and bathroom. It was clean on the surface but not deep cleaned found hair behind the mattress and on arrival there was some silverfish bug on the mattress underneath the welcome pamphlet. Freaked me out..that's how I found the hair behind the pillows on ths box spring. Other than that... More

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Sacramento, California
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32 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is a separate building that is part of the Hyatt Santa Barbara which makes it nice as they permit you to use their pool, spa and workout facilities, all of which are nice! The only drawback is the main hotel is about a block away so you have to walk to go to the pool/spa.The spa could have been... More

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Address: 424 Por La Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Parkside Inn 2.5*
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