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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #42 of 53 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good customer service excellent room clean and comfortable nice small pool friendly reception free car park Lovely continental breakfast Brilliant stayHandy for downtown had an Amazing meal in Santa Barbara brewing company excellent burgers

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought I would go extra special and spend a little more money on a room so I pre-booked a room with a partial view at 179 plus tax totaling 208.00. I have seen and stayed in motel 6 rooms nicer than this for 1/4 the price! The partial ocean view wasca joke. If you look through the right lower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a perfect little place, not too expensive and fun. What I expected to get was exactly what I got, and I was happy with that. It is not a lavish updated place, however, the location and service you couldn't ask for 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. Our Oceanfront "East Beach" location cannot be matched along Santa Barbara's pristine Beachfront. Thanks for the simple statement that your expectation met or exceeded the price paid as we are not a 5 star hotel but do have a 5 start location at a surprisingly affordable rate. We do have future renovation... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been comming here for years. We love to sit outside on the roof top deck overlooking the pool and the beach on sunny afternoons or for breakfast. We also love to enjoy a late afternoon drink with snacks down on the lower glassed patio, relaxing after our drive down. you can't beat the location for being on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Everything was clean and the stuff is very friendly. Good breakfast and nice lady. Sitting on the terrace and hearing the waves is great. I was only missing coffee during the day or a coffee maker in the room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Although the property is old and getting a little frayed it was very clean! It was right across the street from the beach and had a nice pool and a beautiful garden. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was right next door to the Hyatt which was at least 3X more expensive. I would stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

While I was going to Santa Barbara for an event at a friends house, I booked a room at this hotel for the weekend. My friend had already let me know that it was an older property and that the rooms were not very luxurious. I booked the room with this in mind, and I had a very pleasant stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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 February 20, 2015

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 February 15, 2015

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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