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Inn by the Harbor

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433 W. Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friendly check in, a comfortable, spacious and clean room. A convenient location for town with bikes available to take out. The added bonus was the excellent wine on offer each evening with tasty nibbles too. We loved Santa Barbara and wouldn't hesitate to recommend this inn.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here as part of a California Road Trip. Was incredibly easy to find, just off the freeway. Was greeted with a smile at reception and was provided with details of the hotel and surrounding areas. The room was large, and although dated, was very clean and comfortable. The hotel is situated about a 10minute walk from the beach. If... More 

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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this week during a Pacific Coast Road trip. The hotel was so easy to find. Straight off of the freeway. We were met by Frank at the desk who is excellent at his job. Very clean large rooms. The room even had a kitchen. Make sure you try the wine and cheese laid on in the evenings. Complementary... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights in June. We arrived after 6pm and the staff member (Frank) on the front desk was fantastic. He gave us very useful tips on the local area and eating out. It has a motel feel to it but shouldn't be described as one. Wine and cheese was available on arrival, it was no surprise to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Inn by the Harbor many times and every time we are very happy with the accommodations. The rooms are spacious and with breakfast and wine time included, you can't go wrong. Parking is easy and free, front desk is very helpful and friendly. No complaints at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic stay at the inn by the harbor. Excellent service from Frank who recommended two great restaurants to us. Very chilled out place and incredibly friendly staff. Complimentary breakfast, wine and cheese in the afternoon and milk and cookies provided.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in SB and have visited in many times. I've stayed at some amazing places (e.g. Canary, Spanish Garden), and I've stayed at more affordable places. For the price, this is a really good hotel. The rooms are clean, the staff friendly, the property is very nicely maintained with the green inner courtyard, etc. Basic breakfast in the AM... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very warm welcome with a cheese and wine hour and homemade cookies before checking into a spacious, quiet and well equipped room, surrounded by the very well kept tropical looking garden. The hotel boasts free cycle hire which was a great way to see the sights as well as a great pool for relaxing in. The hotel is about... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn was unexpectedly clean and rooms were very large with a kitchenette and amenities! Grounds were gorgeous. Staff was warm, friendly and welcoming. Felt like we were old friends visiting home! Will stay here again and right down the block from the Amtrak Station!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time my wife and I have stayed here. It's is not s spectacular place but close to the beach, clean and the staff is friendly. They have a small complimentary breakfast as well as wine and cheese in the afternoon and cookies and milk in the evening.

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