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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #41 of 52 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an older hotel and not all of the rooms have ocean views, but the patio rooms are spectacular. You can sit on your own patio among the flowers and look out at the ocean. There is no air conditioning, but each room has a fan. The beds are comfortable and the maid staff is very considerate. If you... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great place to stay for one or two nights. It is across the street from the ocean and beach. The continental breakfast is acceptable and the price is great. We stayed in a ocean view room. We have stayed before in the suite during off season. 50's style motel. There is an elevator.

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Fort Worth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dated accomodations but who cares when there's a great view! Room was clean and staff very friendly. Bed was comfortable. The big drawbacks here are no air conditioning and a sliding toilet seat (Room 246). Seriously, replace that or someone may slip off the seat. The ocean breeze was better than the fan which we didn't use. A cloudy day... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were room 238 upper level and sea front. As another commented locked into the 70-80s...so true but suited us for one night, Nate at front desk was helpful. Wifi was intermittent at best in the finish tethered to my Traveltab. All in all We were happy with our choice of stay.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While not the most modern of accommodations, Cabrillo is clean and comfortable and the staff we encountered were very helpful and friendly. The beach is literally just across the street, and Cabrillo is located away from the busyness of State Street which was nice for us - just a short drive or nice walk down the beach to get to... More 

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Truckee, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was small but clean and comfortable with a good location. Nice view of the ocean. Looks like they are slowly renovating the rooms, but the bathroom is stuck in the 70's, in dire need of an upgrade. Should have low flow toliets especially in the middle of a severe drought! Front desk staff was friendly, the continental breakfast... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This motel appears to be a remodel of an old apartment building which is in serious need of renovation. We walked into our room and almost tripped over a fan on the floor that was running. After maneouvering around that obstacle, we were bumping into each other as the room is very small. The "ocean view" is virtually non-existent. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

When the water main broke on the street, staff should have notified guests and provide bottled water for guests to wash up in the morning. And offer discounts for the inconvenience, they did none of that. There is no AC, just a large floor fan and a very small window to let some fresh ocean air as well as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

So impressed when we arrived after booking from the highway. Just a block from the waterfront and a short walk to the pier. While the facilities are limited, you are there for easy access to the beach. The room was super quiet and I especially loved the rooftop A/C - quiet and cool. Would recommend to any family or couple.

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Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I was able to book a confirmed stay at this hotel at their own web site as well as thru another discoount site. When my wife called them, she was toled we had to start our stay on Friday. I believe I was charged $25 to cancel the reservation. We stayed at a Motel 6 across the street. Our friends... More 

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