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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I love visiting Santa Barbara for a romantic get-a-way. We usually travel from the Bay Area via Amtrak's Coast Starlight for a "Car-Free" experience. The Harbor House Inn is so charming with two-room suites, a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and BIG, SOFT towels. The complimentary food basket provides sufficient goodies, juice and fruit for 3 breakfasts.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay here often when traveling to Santa Barbara on business. I'm hesitant to give this review because the rooms book up quickly and then I won't have my place to stay! But, everything from customer service, the comfortable beds, nice kitchens, peaceful atmosphere, location and ambiance give this place 5 stars.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Harbor House Inn is a small, well maintained property withing walking distance to the wharf and beach. We had booked a standard queen room (taking into consideration our travel budget and the high rates in Santa Barbara) which was quite small, but nicely decorated (with tile floor) and comfortable. We appreciated having a fridge and flatscreen tv. The bed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The hotel has a great location, just a few minutes walk from the beach. Our room was snug but perfectly adequate for a couple staying just one night as we were. Outside our room was a little space with plants and table and chairs which was nice at night and also in the morning.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hit Santa Barbara as the last stop on our week-long drive down the California coast...without any planned accomodations. With a few brochures in hand provided by the local SB Visitors Center, we headed out to search for the ideal hotel. That search did'nt take us too long, or take us too far. The Harbor House Inn was small and... More 

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TheHarborHouseInn, Front Office Manager at Harbor House Inn, responded to this review

Hello Kristin K, Thank you for writing such a thoughtful review on our inn. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and to be your first review on TripAdvisor! And thanks for your kudos to our staff and myself, it's always very rewarding for us to hear! We are however a little concerned about... More 

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the Harbor House Inn; it was such a refreshing change from the large chains we have been staying at in California. The rooms are lovely and it is nice to have a separate kitchen. It is very tastefully decorated and perfectly located just a few blocks from State Street and close to the restaurants at the marina as... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved walking to the piers and restaurants from the HHI. We also loved the separate rooms and kitchen there. The staff is very helpful and told me how to walk to a local market to get food for breakfast. The flowers and surroundings are also quite lovely. We didn't use the bikes but many people were. All in all,... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Harbour House Inn is a fabulous place to stay . The rooms have lovely antique furniture and lovely little kitchens . Also there are tables outside surrounded by lovely plants . No attention to detail has been missed right down to by cycles, kid's boards and beach chairs and towels . The breakfast basket we were left was delicious and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night, found it on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed. We had a standard room with a double bed, air con & a small kitchen/diner. The service was excellent, very friendly & helpful, but not in your face. It is in an area with lots of similar buildings and isn't a large 5 star hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Unfortunately I submitted this review accidentally for the Harbor View Inn which is nearby, but I don't know anything about it. Harbor House Inn has an excellent location. We walked from the Amtrak station. Beautiful location on a very quiet street, yet close to the beach, the Amtrak station, and the downtown and waterfront shuttles. Every staff member we came... More 

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