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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 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really liked this hotel. Staff was friendly, included a decent breakfast every morning, though does get crowded. Location is amazing and it's a bright, trendy hotel with beautiful grounds. It's right across the street from the beach. Only complaint would be the walls are a bit thin, so loud neighbors in the morning were a bit annoying, but definitely would... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel Milo is so quaint! Located directly across from the beach, it's a prime spot to check in and check out the local area. Our room was pleasantly decorated, it reminded me of staying at a friend's beach house. We really enjoyed out stay!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first stay in Santa Barbara and I will be back. Hotel Milo was excellent from the start. I took the Amtrak from Burbank and got in around 1pm. The Kind gentlemen at the front desk noticed I was from Chicago and started talking about how great of a city that is. Right away I felt like I... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a last minute booking for us for 1 night. It was more expensive than some but you are paying for the location which is really central and right opposite the beach. our room was on the ground floor near reception it was a little warm as no A/ C but they are happy to supply you with a... More

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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel Milo has a great location across the street from the beach, and a short walk to the wharf, great dining all around the area. The one thing I will say is the hotel is very spread out with lots of different types of rooms, so you need to very specific about the type of room you want. If you... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The location of this hotel is perfect, as it is right on the ocean strip, close to shopping and food. It is clean and charming, with nice extras like free bike use and ice tea and water in the lobby. The pool is sparkling and there is a full mini bar in each room. That's the great part..., The negative... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice people that cater to the clientele. We were walk-in clients and the front desk receptionist found us a room and gave us the best rate. Room was small & a bit dated but cozy. No air conditioning but had a fan and kept windows open kept us relatively cool. Bathroom needed a bit of touching up but other... More

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Prescott, AZ
13 reviews 13 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel was lovely, sprawling and quaint. It is located right across from the Pacific ocean, which can be seen from some rooms. It is older, with a lot of upgraded amenities. The grounds of the hotel were full of trees, lawns and flowers. Rooms were spacious, closets small, and the bathrooms (in 2 units) although large, lacked shelf and cabinet... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice comfortable hotel right on beach. Attentive staff. Clean comfortable rooms. Easy walk into town. Free bike rentals. Nice complimentary breakfast. Pool and large lawn to hang out. Really liked out visit. Don't miss the Santa Barbara Mission.

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Riverside, California, United States
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall we were happy with our stay at this hotel, with a few exceptions. It has beautiful grounds, a great location right across from the beach and a short walk to downtown shops and restaurants. It has the look of a historic building, which adds interesting character, and the accommodations are not completely remodeled or new. They've decorated the rooms... 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*
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Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#10 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara #10 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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We invite you to experience the charming landscape of our Santa Barbara beachfront hotel with endless ocean, mountain, and marina views. Come and enjoy our restful outside courtyard seating areas and scenic second story couches; or spend time in our two outdoor heated pools, Jacuzzi, cabanas or 24-hour ocean front fitness center and breakfast bistro. We are conveniently located just minutes away from the Marina and Stearns Wharf allowing you to access the views that bring everyone to vacation in Santa Barbara. Shopping on State Street is just a 10-minute walk away, and getting here is even easier, as we are located only 20 minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport, and just minutes from the Amtrak station. Our Cabrillo Boulevard address truly cannot be matched when it comes to enjoying all of the lovely natural amenities and adventures that the Santa Barbara beachfront has to offer. ... more   less 
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