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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Ranked #39 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
bignewfie Albany, Oregon
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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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Albany, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I shopped and shopped for an affordable room on the beach for a special trip to get engaged (she said YES by the way!) and wanted to stare at that beautiful Santa Barbara ocean. After looking at $700/night rooms at the fancy hotels and some just off the beach, we booked at the Cabrillo Inn. And will go back over... More

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Santa Clarita, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is at the end near East Beach, so there's not as much traffic as near Stearns Wharf. We ate our breakfast on the patio staring right at the beach. The motel is quite old, but it's very clean and rooms are nice and large. Coffee was available all day in the lounge. Only negative is there is construction on... More

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san jose
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the price, the place is unbeatable. I had a beautiful view of the beach and was just steps away from it. The only bad thing I can say is that the room smelled pretty bad. I could especially smell something foul and moldy, probably the carpet, when I was laying in bed. I will definitely go back, I will... 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. Yes our Oceanfront "East Beach" location coupled with our affordable rate cannot be matched along Santa Barbara's beachfront. I am sorry to hear that your room had a foul order. We would have addressed the problem and fixed it if we were notified of it. We have very expensive ozone machines that... More

Chico, Ca
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

The staff were very nice and friendly. The ice machine was being repaired and they had a big ice chest out by the lobby filled with ice for their guests. The rooms were standard,small bathrooms and hard beds. Everything seemed clean.The walls were thin and we could hear the TV next door as well as the 2 children upstairs running... More

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North Massapequa, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This hotel exceeded our expectations. It is a great value for the price (very reasonable). It is a little less than a mile away from State St. and the pier, but there is a trolley to take you down there. There are also many places to rent bikes, which is what we did. Overall, a great place to stay in... More

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This is a nice spot, not swank, but a great location for the price. It is located closer to the beach than most other hotels in the area. If you keep the window open you can hear the waves and distant barking seals at night. I would recommend the place based solely on the location and price. Some travelers may... More

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San Francisco
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We booked two nights in a ocean view room at the Cabrillo Inn after staying four nights at the Fess Parker resort. At first I was skeptical but after checking in, we realized that Cabrillo Inn was a much better value. We had two nights with breakfast included for the same price as one at Fess Parker. The room was... More

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Portland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We stayed in a 3rd floor suite. The ocean view was almost to die for, and the beds all but finished the job. If this was a cheap room we could be more tolerant, but for the price of around $300/night we expected a comfortable bed without the big divot in the middle. My wife and I spent the nights... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We have stayed at this joke of a hotel only because it is a stop off for our family trip to Solvang. The prices are way too high. They offer you gift cards to a restaurant that they must be in cahoots with. The staff (ERIC) is rude and by the sounds of it is scared of everyone. I asked... More

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Simi Valley, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We just stayed there and had a upstairs room. The rooms should be updated, the door did not seat all the way so you could see sun light coming in around the door.The fridge made to much noise.The bed was not to kind to my back. What I liked was the ocean view from our balcony, the price of the... More

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Also Known As:
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Cabrillo Inn At The Beach Hotel
Cabrillo Hotel Santa Barbara
Cabrillo Motel Santa Barbara
Address: 931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
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Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #39 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
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