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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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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
41 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted a hotel in a good position as we were staying for 3 or 4 days, so we knew it would not be cheap. The hotel is on the seafront and the price reflects that, and on top of that you have the various resort fees and taxes which included the Wi-Fi so in effect this was not provided.... More

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Kifisia, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good things first, good location, but other than that nothing worth the money we gave. They charged us extra for wifi and when i told them that we don't wont wifi they answer that we have to pay for the amenities. Very dirty, old rooms and rude staff!

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

Dear Thalitsa, It's unfortunate to hear that your experience with your room and our staff was less than expected. Room cleanliness and the friendliness of our staff are two areas that we are often commended for at Hotel Milo so I am very surprised to hear this. I will be sure to share with our team to ensure we are... More

South Pasadena, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were visiting our kids at uCSB and booked a room at the Hotel Milo. It was perfect! Great service, perfect location, lovely grounds. The room was clean and very comfortable. Beds were great. I heard the sound of the ocean at night. Everything is walking distance. We will definitely stay again. The only negative was the wifi, not good.

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

Dear Jeanburkemar, Thank you for your review and I am so happy to hear your stay was perfect! We look forward to welcoming you and your family back for your next visit to Santa Barbara. Also, we just upgraded our WIFI, and do hope you will noticed the difference during your next stay. Please let us know if we can... More

Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms are small, clean, well equipped. Bathrooms "sqeezingly" small, might need some upgrade as well. However, no AC. So it's quite impossible to be comfortable in warm weather... Open doors, open windows - specially on second floor. For the location and quality the price is right...

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

Dear Razimih, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit. We do have several different room types that offer different sizes and layouts in each room and would be happy to help you find a bathroom that is more fitting your needs. Please feel free to call us directly at the hotel so we can help... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got the Hotel Milo on hotwire so wasnt sure what to expect - looked it up after getting hotel name and was pleased as it looked nice on the website and said it was oceanfront. Found the hotel to be great - fab location close to everything and wonderful to be on the oceanfront. Front desk staff welcoming and helpful... More

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

Dear Jellybeanybean, Thank you for your review and it's great to hear you were able to enjoy the location, welcoming staff, breakfast and hotel amenities. I'm so happy that you had such a nice stay with us. While we do charge for parking, most hotels in our area do charge for parking as well, but there is often plenty of... More

Albertville, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights while visiting wine country north of Santa Barbara. Stayed with three adults in room. Had trouble locating rooms with two beds and or king with couch to fit 3 adults which led us to Hotel Milo. Arrived around 1 pm and was told by front desk rooms would be ready around 3 pm, which is when... More

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

Dear JasonK786, That's great that you were able to make a trip to wine country! There are such wonderful wineries in our area and we love hearing about our guests favorites. I'm sorry to hear that your first room was not quite as expected. I'm happy to hear that staff were able to find you another room that was more... More

Morro Bay, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here for one night on a business trip. The hotel does it job at being quaint, clean and great location to the beach. You have to appreciate the old charm of Santa Barbara and the quirkiness of this facility. The employees are friendly and helpful as needed and requested. Fresh coffee and lemon water always available in the lobby and... More

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

Dear Jamaicabitty, That's wonderful you were able to enjoy our location, the bikes, and breakfast and all on a quick visit! We do offer street parking that can sometimes be more easily accessible depending on your location, but our staff are also happy to help you find parking. Please don't hesitate to let us know if we can be of... More

Columbus, Ohio
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This facility needs multiple improvements, shower did not work, carpet tiles on the floor were not permanently installed, we had to ask to have the TV fixed three different times, and there was no AC. You could tell that this was an old building that they tried to dress up, unfortunately they did not make the investments that were needed... More

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

Dear Tim, Thank you for your review and I do apologize that you did not have a more enjoyable experience with us. We are working on renovation plans for 2015 and believe you will be pleasantly surprised at all we have in store for our Hotel Milo guests. Please feel free to contact me directly should you choose to stay... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel ,helpful people , super nice view excellent room but the supervisors doesn't take the complain seriously cause in my room I found cans of beer with blood on top and the supervisor came to my room to look but never remove the can,I think this is very dangerous and this never should happen

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

Dear MarioChavez, Thank you for your review and for letting us know about this. We definitely take such issues very seriously and will be sure to look into this with our team. Thank you for letting me know about it and please feel free to contact me directly in the future if I can ever be of any help. Best,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with very friendly and helpful welcome to solo biker a long way from home. Great location and everything within walking distance. It seems churlish to disclose cost but i stayed four nights at a very reasonable price with use of hotel computer and pedal cycle at no extra charge. Thanks to Alex, the lady receptionist when i... More

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

Dear Graham C, Thanks so much for your recent review. We are so glad you were able to enjoy our great beach front hotel that is so close to everything here in Santa Barbara. I will be sure to thank Alex and the rest of the staff for taking great care of you. We look forward to seeing on your... 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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