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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Hotel Oceana)
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Ranked #37 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Rguns Neptune, New Jersey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Neptune, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view from this hotel was amazing. They upgraded me to the best room in the hotel. (room 238). The room had awesome double doors that opened up to great ocean view of Santa Barbara. No Air conditioning could be a draw back if you stayed during the hot months. The weather was perfect and wasn't a problem for me.... More

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Newport Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I give the location of this place 5 stars- right on the main beach street, right near State Street which is the main drag in downtown S.B. and it's free breakfast was very good. They provide free beach cruisers and have very friendly service and it's clean, a large, typical S.B. spanish style property and the room was very clean.... More

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Petaluma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel can be a perfect anchor point for Santa Barbara tourism. There are enough attractions within walking distance you could put your car "on ice" for a couple of days and just walk around. Their free bicycles are a real gift, and add another aspect to your vacation experience. I chafe at the parking fees, but there really is... More

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boston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed here when it was the Oceana. Sorry to say it was not anything like the previous owners. Everything was getting run down. Even the area. Go north just a little bit even. The area was not very nice anymore either. Disappointed. Left for Carmel and thats when our trip really started.

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Chelsea B, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear hoomie, Thank you for your review. I am so sorry that your experience isn't what you expected from your previous stays here at Hotel Milo. I have actually been with the hotel for the last three years and with both companies, and I assure you this change will be amazing for our little boutique style hotel. As we have... More

Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

actually about a 3.5 - We stayed here the night before a charity walk during the CA heat wave. The hotel is cute and the location couldn't be better, but lack of air conditioning made it really uncomfortable for our short night. On the positive side, the courtyard and ocean breezes cooled the room off as long as we kept... More

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Chelsea B, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear pvd90, Thank you very much for your recent review. We are glad you liked our cute boutique hotel and were able to enjoy our great location. You were here during the absolutely hottest week of the year so I am so sorry that put a damper on your travels. We would love to have you back and experience our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice stay opposite the sea n beach walk .nice weather . Great location pnear the pier n the marina . Plenty of restaurants .coffee shops . Shopping places . Dining placess . Wind surfing . Fishing . Riding bikes .

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Chelsea B, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Abdulla A, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Santa Barbara and can't wait to have you stay with us again! Sincerely, Chelsea Beach More

Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and friendly staff, but tiny rooms and no A/C!! Do not stay here if it is above 80! We left our widows open until people started smoking outside, and since we have a 3-month-old we had to close them. There are ceiling fans but I don't think ours did too much. Our poor baby was up half the... More

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Shelley S, General Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Samfrog, While I am happy to hear that the staff were so friendly and you were able to enjoy our location, I am so sorry to hear about how much the heat affected your stay. I can understand that having your little one unable to sleep wouldn't allow for much rest for you and your husband. If there is... More

Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Hotel Milo during a conference September 8 - 11, 2014. The location was good and the staff was accommodating. However, there is no air conditioning in the hotel which made the room very uncomfortable. It is bad when you have to leave the doors open to breathe while sitting on the patio outside the room to... More

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Shelley S, General Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Zman8565, I do apologize that the heat wave we have had in California has affected your recent stay with us. We are actively working through some exciting upgrades to the property with our new ownership and hope to share these soon as we address such issues as air conditioning. I do hope that you will consider Hotel Milo in... More

Ensenada, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous on the outside, fabulous breakfast included in the pricey cost, fantastic location on Cabrillo near the pier, BUT a room so tiny it reminded us of a decent cabin on a cruise ship. Oh, and no air conditioning plus an extra $18 fee to park on the property!!

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Shelley S, General Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Dorbaja, Thank you for your review. That's great that you were able to enjoy the gorgeous landscaping and property, the fabulous breakfast, and our fantastic location. We do offer several different room types that provide different views as well as sizes (from 200-350 square feet) and we would be more than happy to help you find the best suited... More

Versailles, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute trip over Labor Day so it was only hotel on the beach with available rooms. Our room was great but they really need A/C. We kept our windows open at night but it was quite noisey with traffic and loud people. It was expensive but it was a holiday weekend. We enjoyed the complimentary breakfast also. Would consider... More

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Shelley S, General Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Bluegrassmom58, Thank you for your review and for spending your Labor Day with us! It was a beautiful weekend in Santa Barbara so I also hope you were able to spend some time on the beach. We are also working through some exciting property changes with our new ownership to address concerns such as the air conditioning and look... More

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Address: 202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Hotel Oceana)
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Milo Santa Barbara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara

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