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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

3.5 of 5 202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Hotel Oceana)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, right on the beach. Views are fantastic and can be enjoyed from comfortable outside seating areas. Free bike hire was fun and we enjoyed cycling along the promenade. Nice big room with small bathroom. Good breakfast.

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

Dear 57glasggow, Thank you very much for your recent review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay here in Santa Barbara and at Hotel Milo. We look forward to see you next time you are in the area! Sincerely, Chelsea Beach More

Hartford, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a deluxe double through the Hotel's website for a Thursday night stay at $232. The hotel is large with rooms in multiple buildings across the property. The hotel is charming and very "Santa Barbara". The hotel is directly across the street from the beach and Pier. Check-in – We arrived in the early evening and was checked in... More

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

Dear Monk_Family1, Thank you very much for your thorough review of our hotel. We are so glad you are a returning guest and we hope to ensure that you will be back to stay again at our cozy boutique beach hotel. Since you were here as when we were Hotel Oceana and now we are Hotel Milo we are just... More

Newark, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nicely renovated, really clean and a great location - so close to the beach. Friendly staff who went above and beyond to help get us on a great wine tour at the last minute. Nice touches too, like the fruit infused water in the lobby and the wonderful selection at breakfast.

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

Dear Gary C, Thank you so much for you review of Hotel Milo. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay here in Santa Barbara. We look forward to having you back to visit us. Please don't hesitate to contact me personally to make your next reservation. Thank you again. Sincerely, Chelsea Beach More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and 2 friends stayed here. We were in town for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in September and decided to stay here since it was close to the starting point and right on the beach. From the street, it looked like a really cool hotel. We had paid in advance for 3 nights and upon checking in, were... More

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

Dear Shawn K, I am so sorry you did not enjoy your stay here at Hotel Milo. We strive to provide our guest with a relaxing and worry free stay at our little beach community hotel and that doesn't sound like what you experienced. This is not typical of a stay here. I have lived here my whole life and... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel with nice good size rooms. The property itself is perfect for a holiday, with 2 swimming pools and garden and convenient location. Breakfast was lovely too, however the breakfast room is way too small. We have stayed in this hotel in October and every morning was struggling to find a seat. I can imagine that during peak season... More

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

Dear Marija R, Thank you so much for your recent review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Milo. Please don't hesitate to let us know when you will be back because we would love to see you again soon. Warm Regards, Chelsea Beach More

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Milo for 2 nights over a weekend. The hotel is in a great position, walkable to State Street and the Pier and across the road from the beach. The front desk staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and the overall check in experience was smooth. It feels like a motel (it may well have been a... More

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

Dear Sarah C, Thank you for your review. I am glad you got to take advantage of our great beach front location. I will thank the staff for taking great care of you as well. I apologize that your room did not fit you needs. We do have a variety of rooms here on our 2.5 acre property and I... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable room as we were not near the road (Cabrillo) and we had paid (a lot) for a room on the second floor with view. Clean and comfortable though not spacious rooms. Great view from the communal walkway, great location obviously. Very nice staff. Rooms basically motel rooms, not 4 star hotel rooms; the place is trying to be something... More

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

Dear nutkc, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. I will be sure to thank our staff for taking great care of you. We look to providing a relaxing and enjoyable stay at our quaint beach chic boutique and I very much hope you were able to enjoy yourself while you were here. I do hope you stay... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for Friday (Halloween) and Saturday night. Took the Amtrak train from Fullerton, CA to Santa Barbara station. Arrived really late due to the train hitting a pedestrian on the tracks. We had an easy walk from the train station to the Milo Hotel. Checked in without any problems. Great location with plenty of places to see that are... More

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

Dear BSaldana, I am so glad you were able to enjoy your trip to Santa Barbara. I want to thank you for your review of our hotel. We are glad your enjoyed our unique Santa Barbara getaway and look forward to your return. Please let us know when you are headed back our way as we would love to make... More

Ontario, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lodging in Santa B is super expensive so we were thrilled to find the Hotel Milo right next to the beach at a reasonable price. I can't say enough for where the hotel is located. I can say that if you are on the first floor you will have no view at all. The parking situation wasn't the best and... More

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

Dear C L, I am so glad you were able to enjoy your trip to Santa Barbara. I want to thank you for your review of our hotel. We are glad your enjoyed our unique Santa Barbara getaway and look forward to your return. Please let us know when you are headed back our way as we would love to... More

Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As locations go in Santa Barbara, this is the best! Rambling Santa Barbara Mediterranean style hotel (probably a few motels became this property), nicely appointed, well maintained, nicely presented breakfast. There were a few disappointments for a hotel of this price, although the beds were comfortable, the sheets were pilling (rough), the sounds from outside the room were heard inside,... More

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

Dear J g, I am so glad you were able to enjoy your trip to Santa Barbara. I want to thank you for your review of our hotel. We are glad your enjoyed our unique Santa Barbara getaway and look forward to your return. Please let us know when you are headed back our way as we would love to... More

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Address: 202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Hotel Oceana)
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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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