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Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach

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223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed overnight on the start of our trip up Highway 1. This hotel is an easy walk to the beach. Positives were the location, friendly desk staff, free parking. The continental breakfast was quite nice and we were able to have it outside.Afternoon cookies and milk were a very nice touch! Room for improvement: the bathrooms are becoming dated-... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have stayed here for the past five years. It is small and friendly. The breakfast buffet that is included is plentiful and tasty. Then the free happy hour each well attended. You get to know other guests. It is the ambience of the place in those common areas that sells it. And always an attentive staff.... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel isn't on the beach but within easy walking distance. We had a room with a bedroom, sofa bed in living area & kitchen. All were spotless and the air con worked well. We were only there 1 night while passing thru (misread price when booking or would have gone elsewhere)! so it was expensive as didn't get to... More 

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Stilwell, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The website looked great, the pictures and description and the cert. of exc. from TripAdvisor and, at the time 4.5 stars led me to choose this. But when we got here the place was so very different from what we expected. We paid $357 per night, and felt it was really more of a $150 - $200 per night place.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After leaving LA, arriving in Santa Barbara was a dream (charming, smaller, gorgeous beach, relaxed). All the other reviewers are right about the staff and service which are brilliant. The hotel isn't on the beach but it's only a short walk away and doesn't matter. Yes, the our room wasn't super modern but was spotlessly clean and spacious and the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After looking at the pics of this Inn...and reading the reviews, I was a little surprised when I got there. This place needs a cosmetic makeover...like painting the handrails, outside of doors and replacing the rugs outside. Ya know...gives it a dirty look. Anyway...once I got there I was greeted by Iris...and I would rate her as an excellent employee.... More 

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Fontana, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean hotel room with excellent service. The walk to the beach and Stern's Wharf was quick with no complaining from my kids aged 12 and 9. My kids and I loved our stay at the Brisas Del Mar. The continental breakfast is super convenient and I loved not having to take my kids somewhere off property to get them breakfast.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for three nights in May and enjoyed our stay. Clean, well run property with excellent staff. This is an older, well kept motel that could use some updating of the rooms, but overall a very good experience. Breakfast was simple, but good and the free bikes is a nice feature.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed for one night at the end of a Big Sur road trip. The hotel was very well managed. The most comfortable bed EVER. A short walk to the harbour. The staff were super friendly and the breakfast was excellent.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santa Barbara was a turn around spot after Highway 1. We were only going to spend one night at this hotel but we enjoyed the stay so much we spent two nights. For an older hotel this place was VERY clean and the staff was great (especially Iris). You'll enjoy the wine/cheese, the milk/cookies, the pool and the free bike... More 

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