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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Read reviews of this place on TA, and wanted a new , ok different place for us to stay in Santa Barbara... It's NOT new but appears to be well kept - decor from the 80's , the whole room ! Box fan in corner behind table for 2..., missing toilet paper holder, but view of the ocean unobstructed from... More 

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Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here for 3 nights in January and couldn't be more pleased. It's a delight if you're not expecting the Ritz. Made me think of family vacations in the station wagon and the family-owned motel joints along the way. Places like this are a dying breed, unfortunately. So glad I found it before some big money corporation gobbles it up. Clean... More 

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Corona, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a deal where you pay $300 for 2 nights then you get 3rd night for free. Well, it was a gift so without checking the details of this inn we decided to take a nice little vacation. My 2 daughters and I were very excited and were looking fwd to it. But, to much disappointment. We stayes in... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife accidentally sent a package to this hotel by mistake. Victor was so nice to handle sending her package even though we weren't staying there. Needless to say, on our next visit to Santa Barbara this will be our first choice. Their location is great and Victor and the desk staff impressed us.

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

Thank you for your comments Robert about us returning your clothes. I am surprised you would do a review about this but very much appreciate your comments. I guess in today market, with so much non human technology, its refreshing when humans get involved with customer issues or problems and quickly resolve them. This is what we have been delivering... More 

Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Searched for a hotel and found this place. Staff very helpful. Rates were fair and the location was good. If I am in SB againI will stay there.Breakfast was ok staff helpful with toast and coffee was pretty good.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I consider this place a budget hotel for the costs, but its central position and its open swimming pool right in front of the ocean dont make it look like that. All the structure is built around the swimming pool that becomes really a big deal when the weather is not the best to take a bath in the ocean... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Great location, right across from the beach. The rooms were clean, but the hotel is older and our room a bit small. No A/C, but it was not needed during our visit and was told by locals that it really never gets that hot (so that was not an issue for us). Our room had 2 fans and that was... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The hotel is right across the street from the beach, and at night I could hear the waves crashing. About a mile from the pier, and about 2 miles from State Street. We walked everywhere, it was great. And every hotel employee I spoke with was very friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable too.

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Claremont, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

We have been here several times ! The service is fast, atmosphere pleasant and it is right across from the pier and beach. Had the fish soup with a chioppino stock and it was amazing!! Heard some one say the lobster roll was wonderful!! Indoor and outdoor seating. We like to stop here after going shopping or to the art... More 

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

Thank you for your recent stay with us as a valued returning guest. I recognize your picture with your comments and yes you are talking about the Fishouse Restaurant located down the street from us off Cabrillo Blvd. They have great ocean views and yes their cioppino fish soup is excellent. I have never tried their Lobster roll but will... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

This is a hoot it is right across from the beach but it is Old. They still use regular keys and the door lock is a turn one. No extra security. Funny but no a/c, window fans are provided. I guess it's always cool here. There are plenty of places on the second floor to sit outside and enjoy the... More 

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