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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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Stilwell, Kansas
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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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Bath
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 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 3 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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Madison Heights, Michigan
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for two nights while on our honeymoon. This hotel was very clean and comfortable. The hotel had a nice breakfast, so we didn't have to hunt around for a restaurant. They also offered free wine, and cookies and milk in the evening, which is an added treat. They have bikes available for guests to... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to celebrate an anniversary or any other special occasion then make a reservation at Brisas Del Mar! Great rooms, terrific, friendly and informative staff and LOTS of perks! Each guest is treated to a free bottle of champagne, chilling in the mini-fridge as well as bottled water. At 430pm free wine and cheese is served in the... More 

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Dusseldorf
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Everybody at the Brisas del Mar is exceptionally friendly. The moment you walk into the front office, you feel welcome, no matter whether you are a grown-up or a child. Hospitality is what it's all about. A welcome drink, sparkling wine in your room, free bicycles and very friendly and helpful people. The hotel itself isn't the most modern you... More 

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