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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #40 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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3 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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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very outdated hotel! It was like something out of the 60s with very few changes.We were in room 228 and were kept awake until 2am from noise on the above level which was from the movement of chairs and furniture. Bed was uncomfortable with hard pillows and poor quality linen. We were looking forward to breakfast which we hoped... More

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Gilroy, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is really a joke of sorts. There are PLENTY of other places to stay. I don't understand the mental state of those who left good reviews. First off, if the weather in Santa Barbara is anything above 68 degrees, your room will be 80....at best. Their rooms do not have any Air Conditioning. They have very few rooms... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our adventure started out with no parking left at the hotel. They do not have enough parking for the number if rooms. Every time we left it would take us over 20 minutes to find a space to park on the street. We have a Corvette and i will admit we are picky about parking. We tried to just rely... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I arrived at the Cabrillo Inn for a two night stay. We were under the impression, from her cousin, that it had been renovated. The location was great, easy to find from the freeway. It was a 5 minute drive to State St., which is the main street in Santa Barbara. We got a first floor room... More

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Clarendon, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is pleasant, clean and functional even though it is an older property. We enjoyed the wonderful ocean view, heated pool, continental breakfast buffet and the friendly staff. The TV was a CRT model, but it worked just fine. Wifi was included. On our weekend trip, we were not affected by construction noise from the project immediately next door,... 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. We appreciate your feedback and do realize our property is an older style type with a bat and board wood/stucco exterior. We are almost complete with the replacement of all our tv's with large flat screen types and your room most likely had the large CRT type which will be swapped out... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Location opposite the beach was good , although it is a long walk or taxi ride into main part of Santa Barbara. Didn't feel it was hugely good value, as rooms felt small and on top of each other and the large portable fans in each room were inadequate and got in the way. Free breakfast was ok and better... 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 is one of the best along Santa Barbara's beachfront and as stated in prior "Los Angeles Times" Sunday Travel Section newspaper, "The Cabrillo Inn at the Beach" "Rates as low as you will find along Santa Barbara's beautiful Beachfront" The Pier and downtown State Street are only... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Accommodation in Santa Barbara is expensive but this was good value, close to the Harbour and beaches. The room was very clean, comfortable and quiet. There is no pool, restaurant or big lobby but you get a continental breakfast to get you going in the morning so you can make the most of your holiday time. The owner is very... 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 is one of the best along Santa Barbara's beachfront and as stated in prior "Los Angeles Times" Sunday Travel Section newspaper, "The Cabrillo Inn at the Beach" "Rates as low as you will find along Santa Barbara's beautiful Beachfront" The Pier and downtown State Street are only... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Great location, just across the street from beach. Zoo and country club super close by. Rooms are comfortable. No airconditioning but fans cooled down the room. Pool was right outside the rooms. Nice areas to sunbathe & sit out. We enjoyed our stay and would come again.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Cabrillo Inn at the Beach is a lovely little place to stay in Santa Barbara. Located right across from the beach, only a 2 minute walk and you're in the sand. The pool is nice and it stays warm. The breakfast comes with the room and was very good. On the other hand I did not notice one room... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The location was great. The grounds and landscaping was beautiful. The rooms were adequate size although the decor was average and a bit dated. For the location (right across from the beach) it is a good value. The continental breakfast was done very well. The staff was very helpful.

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Address: 931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
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