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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

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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
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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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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

quaint little hotel right on the waterfront and only a short walk to bars/restaurants/shops. Don't expect high end luxury but very clean with all the usual hotel amenities. Our room was on the ground floor and it was very noisy as people walked past, keep your curtains closed otherwise they can see straight into your bedroom. Comfortable beds and adequate... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel. Close to all beach activity and only a tram ride to the main shopping district. Staff great, rooms clean and tidy. Atmosphere was laid back luxury.....L'Occitane Shampoo and Conditioner was lux.

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Ryan M, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words regarding our staff. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. More 

Leucadia, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very comfortable with a great location. LOVED the free bicycles! Great coffee and breakfast! The rooms are pretty spacious and the beds are comfortable. We walked to both piers for dinner and caught a cab right outside to go to a concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Oh, what a great location for a terrible, terrible hotel. Walls are paper thin. They'll sell you a parking package, but they'll run out of parking spots (why not just sell passes, to regulate?) Cute tiny rooms, but that metal ledge in the bathroom doorway was a doozy. The refrigerator was the loudest little thing, that was so noisy/frightening, I... More 

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Ryan M, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am sorry to hear you did not have the best experience and will ensure to share the comments with my staff. More 

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We booked 5 rooms for our daughter's graduation from SBCC...the hotel staff was unbelievably helpful in helping us find our way around; the lobby and outdoor areas were wonderful for congregating, visiting, and making plans. The staff thoughtfully put all of our rooms close together despite the different needs of family members. A totally wonderful experience of beach, sand, family,... More 

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Ryan M, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

I am so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate the kind words regarding our staff. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVE THE MILO!!! From the lovely grounds, comfy beds, incredible staff and free bike rental and free amazing breakfast, you can't go wrong. Minutes from the train,The Milo is literally across the street from the beach and between both piers for venturing out! Be sure to eat at TOMA for dinner. It is a block away and THE BEST in... More 

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Ryan M, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments! I will ensure to recognize the staff. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is positioned just across from the beach is comfortable and roomy. I stayed in the room with two queen beds, which provides comfortable beds and a spacious bathroom. Being on the second floor, it overlooked the pool and the beach. It was very clean and the staff were friendly and comforting. As a bonus, there are complementary bikes... More 

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

Checked in earlier than planned-no problems and reception staff helpful and friendly. Hired bikes-perfect to check out local area-given good advice re safety tips/provided helmets for kids. Swam in clean warm pool and spa. Drinks on patio over-looking magnificent view of harbor/beach. Walked to delicious dinner down harbour. Bed super comfy, room spacious enough for 4 and luggage! Car park... More 

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We appreciate the kind words and hope you come see us again! More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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169 reviews 169 reviews
34 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a king room second floor with several windows. They offered L'Occitane toiletries which was a definite plus. There was no air conditioner, but it was cool so we just had the ceiling fan on and slept like babies. The king bed was so comfortable, didn't want to check out!

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Ryan M, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the great review! More 

Rochester, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After booking 3 nights through Expedia, with King bed and Ocean View, total of $1037 plus 30/nt fees, arrived at lobby and waited behind a customer without a reservation. The desk staff quoted the prospective guest $189 plus fees for a partial ocean view, and 229 for ocean view. So my Expedia deal (340 plus fees) was apparently not a... More 

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Ryan M, Manager at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments regarding our staff! I am sorry to hear about the inconveniences you experienced and will share with my team. We truly appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your recent stay. We hope you come visit us in the near future. More 

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