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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #42 of 54 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our stay. We had an incredible view,the staff was very polite and cordial. Rooms need a bit of updating, but that's about it. Everything was nice and clean. Also, our complimentary breakfast was a good bonus since we had a chance to eat and enjoy the nice Santa Barbara weather that morning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

GREAT location - access to everything yet far enough away from the fray. Clean rooms, nice staff, nice pool & property, fridge in the room, heavy-continental breakfast but the facility is just OLD. New bath fixtures, furniture & decor would make this worth spending the money - it isn't cheap. Walls are thin so ask for a 2nd floor room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was worried after reading some of the recent reviews but my fears were unfounded. Yes, this three story motel is old but our full oceanview room was very clean and very spacious and there is nothing like hearing the crash of the waves out an open window. The continental breakfast was pretty good. My only complaint is that there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about the room says, "We don't care." The lamps were caked with dust, there was dirt on the bathroom floor, old broken curtains that would not open, worn furniture and a piece of badly stained wood next to the bathroom sink serving as a counter. No hot water for a shower. We asked to speak to the manager and... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the location right across from the beach, in a quiet area, with a gorgeous view. The employees were really helpful and pleasant. The rooms need some refreshing...tired and run down. But the price was reasonable.

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TonySantaBarbara, Owner at Cabrillo Inn at the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and comments. Yes our "Oceanfront East Beach" location is pristine with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Barbara Channel Islands. We have plans to renovate our rooms in the near future along with other external renovations also. Even thou our rooms are not brand new we do our best to keep them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The overall stay was good. The knob in the bathroom was worn out and was very difficult to turn. It was very annoying. The breakfast area was too small but there was outdoor seating which was great. More seating outdoors was be a benefit to the establishment. We would stay again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Room 218 run down. This place is lower quality than motel 6. Should be rated a 1 or 2 star motel. Located across the street from the beach near East Beach Grill. 1 mile to the pier and downtown. Old torn carpet, bed too soft, small tube tv on skinny stand that can tip over and fall on your kids,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Gentleman in check-in very thoughtful & helpful. Rooms and grounds well maintained for their age. Location near beach has reasonable price. Morning breakfast service much better than usual complimentary meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised Cabrillo Inn at the Beach was so close to the Beach. Location or proximity to beach was our first priority. This hotel reminded me of the beach house we rent in Oceanside. Older, slightly dated but a 30 second walk to the beach. Nate at the front desk was welcoming and friendly. When we return to... More 

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TonySantaBarbara, Owner at Cabrillo Inn at the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and comments. I will pass on the comment that Nat was helpful while you were staying with us. We will be renovating the interior of the rooms in the near future and thank you for the comment about the floor above your room had some noise issues. Wooden floors on the second floor will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The staff was very friendly and the location was great! We had an ocean view from our room. These rooms look like they haven't been updated since the 80's but I'm glad they haven't because I'm sure that's what keeps the price as low as it is. Everything was clean and we'll kept. Would def recommend this place as long... More 

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Additional Information about Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

Address: 931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Cabrillo Inn At The Beach Hotel Santa Barbara
Cabrillo Hotel Santa Barbara
Cabrillo Motel Santa Barbara
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara

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