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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Beautiful hotel and very clean. They offer bike rentals (for free i think!), wine and cheese hour, cookies and milk hour and more! Location is close to everything you need. Free parking was a bonus for us as other hotels charge quite a lot. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Will stay here again when we return to Santa Barbara.

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Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

My parents, my husband, and I had a great time staying at this hotel between Christmas and New Year. The property looks very nice and updated on the outside, although the inside of the rooms is on the older, less updated side. Breakfast was very good. The best thing about the hotel, though, which also makes up for the older... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Wow! The experience of our stay was by far over and above the personal customer service of any place we stayed at during our road trip from San Fransisco to San Diego, CA. When we arrived, William greated us w/such a pleasant greeting, a great smile and explained the amentities of the hotel. He then explained that there was a... More 

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SBHotelGroup, General Manager at Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Julie S, It sounds like you experienced William’s signature fantastic service. I am thrilled to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Should your travels bring you back to Santa Barbara, I hope you visit us again. Warmly, Greg Broussard, General Manager More 

Orange, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I recently stayed @ this quaint "boutique-style" hotel to celebrate an Anniversary for the 1st time. I have to admit that we (wife) had a very pleasurable & leisurely experience. I booked the spacious penthouse on the second floor, which housed a master bedroom complete w/ a deluxe king, full bathroom connecting to the bedroom, full kitchen including appliances, utensils,... More 

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SBHotelGroup, General Manager at Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Concierge-del-OC, Thank you for your compliments towards our hotel and your wonderfully kind comments regarding our lovely innkeeper, Lilly. We are delighted you chose to celebrate your very special day with us and we look forward to sharing many more memories with you. Happy Anniversary! Warmly, Greg Broussard, General Manager More 

Long Beach
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145 reviews 145 reviews
56 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

My husband and I have stayed in Santa Barbara many times but never near the beach so we decided to try this place. It's not a luxury property but it really does a great job with what it has. Firstly, the service was wonderful, especially Willaim who was a real concierge giving us advice on everything that was spot on.... More 

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Dallas, TX
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79 reviews 79 reviews
51 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I stayed here one night only. The front desk staff was efficient, helpful, and courteous, and the breakfast in the lobby was delicious. Many nice touches abound, including, when I visited, a real Christmas tree, gorgeously decorated in the comfortably appointed lobby. The bed was very comfortable. I especially liked the separate dressing area with a large vanity and mirror.... More 

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foxboro, ma
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We recently spent a month at Brisas Del Mar, and truly hated to leave. The staff, to a person, was helpful, always accommodating, and friendly. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and well maintained. We had what could be considered a suite, with a small kitchen, living room, and bedroom. We were not expecting the Ritz, but what we had and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Fabulous boutique-like hotel. Fruits, coffee and chocolate available at all times. When I arrived the fireplace was burning and I hopped on a free beach cruiser and headed about .5 mile down to the pier. The heated pool and hot tub were lovely. There is a bottle of champagne waiting in my room and there was a nice cheese and... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Santa Barbara tends to be pricy for the room quality, but we found Brisas Del Mar to be a decent choice for the money. Rooms are nondescript but reasonably comfortable; ours had the advantage of being on a corner so had windows/light on two sides. Service was very accommodating and friendly. We appreciated the many extras, from the sparkling wine... More 

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California
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I have no idea why the reviews here are SO high. I fell in love with the website photos and was SHOCKED when we showed up. Yes, the lobby building and the landscaping in the front area are gorgeous. Yes, the staff are friendly and professional That's about it. We stayed in a king suite here in early November and... More 

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SBHotelGroup, General Manager at Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Smilesesq, I am terribly sorry to hear you were unhappy with your hotel experience. Please know that it is never our intention to mislead online viewers. As you can see, many of our guests have shared their photos with TripAdvisor viewers to give an accurate portrayal of our guestrooms and grounds. The Brisas del Mar is located 2 two... More 

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