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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #41 of 54 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Riverside, California
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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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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

The hotel staff were friendly and accommodating. The hotel pool and upstairs patio have a great view of the beach. Hotel decor is out dated! A close drive to State Street. Overall we had a decent stay.

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san pedro, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

An older hotel, but clean and great service. The location is perfect! Right across the street from the beach. Also, beautiful ocean view! nice size pool. walking distance to other hotels, and free trolly service downtown. I would stay there again.

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

Thank you for your recent stay and kind comments. Yes our Oceanfront "East Beach" location is perfect and with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Barbara Channel Islands our location and moderate rates cannot be beat. Even thou our property was constructed in the late 40's and completed in the early 50's we have improved and remodeled many... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Right next to the beach, we had a room in the second floor facing the street but room was spacious and clean, Pool area is ok , you can park the car right next to the rooms.Nothing special, but pretty decent for a beach trip in SB.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A characterful hotel with lovely pool and sun deck, gardens were lovely, location was perfect. There should be coffee/tea making facilities in the room Shouldn't have to ask for hairdryer in 2014 A king size bed deserves two bed side tables there was plenty of room. Breakfast was not good, although the fresh fruit was welcome.

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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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