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Harbor House Inn

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104 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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La Grange, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our experience at Harbor House was extremely pleasant. It is small but its space is well utilized and maintained. Our room was probably the smallest at the hotel, and yet it was attractively furnished and well laid out to include the amenities: microwave, refrigerator, dishes, and flat screen TV. The outside was primarily parking lot but yet made pleasant by... More 

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arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ranked 3rd in Santa Barbara by TA reviewers seems awfully high, even in the context of the Harbor House's intentionally casual and individualistic character. No it's not a fancy place or a resort or a full service hotel or anything like that, and that's cool. It does set it apart, and our recent stay was enjoyable. If TA had stars... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Harbor House was perfect for a stay in Santa Barbara. It is one block from the amazing beach and just a short walk to State Street and many restaurants. The room was a suite with a sitting room, kitchen, bath and bedroom - adorable and clean. Nice staff - parking is a little tight - really only room for one... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the nicest place ever to stay. Immaculate room beautiful furnishings and the most comfortable bed. Lovely soaker tub and bathroom. The owners take great pride in this property and it shows. Will be back.

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Riverside, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at Harbor House while visiting out son who attends UCSB. The location is great as you are within walking distance to many restaurants. The room was clean and kind of felt like staying in a small apartment for the weekend. My wife really liked the charm of the studio room we booked. The free bike... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing! The staff are very friendly and helpful. The place was very clean, hardwood floors, full kitchen, and a wonderful welcome basket. The banana bread is fantastic! There are free bicycles, beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, tennis rackets, DVD's, etc.. you name it, they've got. So close to the beach and downtown, you don't need your car. The... More 

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South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After wrapping up business (and staying at a different hotel nearby) I met my sister for some R&R for 2 days. What a great place! They really blew my expectations away. I had told my sister to meet me here and that it was a "motel" and that's what I was expecting until I got a text from my sister,... More 

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San Diego, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Harbor House Inn for one night while in Santa Barbara for our daughter's sporting event. We were very (and I do mean VERY) pleased with our stay. The room was adorable, it was very clean. I loved the bathroom so much, I told my husband I wanted him to redecorate ours like it.... More 

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in California for 8 days and have to say that staying here was our favorite! The Inn is located close to the beach. Our room was very cozy and comfortable, we stayed for 2 nights and had a beautiful welcome breakfast basket. They had lots of items you could borrow for beaching or biking :) Staff were very... More 

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Oklahoma
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to stay! Exceptionally clean, our room had high ceilings, a king bed, small kitchen, and 2 walk-in closets. Every room is different and you select which room you want when you make your reservation. The owner (or staff) is very friendly and helpful in every way. The establishment is one block from the ocean and... More 

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