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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Waterloo, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had difficult booking a hotel though several months in advance, now realise it was due to town festival. They didnt have our booking via Agoda, but we managed to get a room. The room was out dated, but ok. There was no airco, but a big noisy fan. The pool was ok, and location opposite the beach was very... More 

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Napa, California
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was very dated and not worth it. Only air was a fan in the window. The breakfast consisted off hostess cupcakes and other sweets. There are other budget hotels in the area that are a lot better. We would not stay here again.

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Vancouver
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first stayed at this motel over 15 years ago and I swear they haven't improved a thing since. The motel is beautifully set across the street from East Beach Bathhouse. Unfortunately they haven't spent a dime on the place to help make it more livable. Despite it being 80 - 90 degrees (25-30C) there is no air conditioning...that's right... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 days at this hotel. Is an excellent bargain for the money. Simple, clean, just the necessary amenities, friendly staff. Good breakfast. The location right across from the beach is perfect, had great walks to the peer. I will stay there again.

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

We appreciate and thank you for your comments concerning your recent stay with us. We are a small family run Inn that has been operating this property since 1976 and always value our guests that return year after year to enjoy our spectacular Oceanfront "East Beach" location in beautiful Santa Barbara. Most of our guests enjoy our property for our... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here a couple of times, nice location, hotel rooms are a bit dated but it is clean and the staff are friendly. Right near the beach and within walking distance to Stearn Wharf and the shopping area of Santa Barbara. We would stay here again and would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Pomona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a place that gives you a feel of living at the beach. It is charming, the view from our room was very nice, and the staff from office to the groundskeeper and all in between are plus in making your stay very enjoyable!

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Simi Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is the third year in a row we stayed here for the Santa Barbara Wine Festival. The location is perfect! The rooms could use some updating but overall a cozy place to stay. The best views are in the garden area.

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

Thank you for your third year in visiting us and our beautiful seaside city of Santa Barbara. Yes our Oceanfront "East Beach" location is perfect for strolls on the beach or bicycling or rollerblading on the bike/walk path located directly in front the the Inn. Our location is close to downtown State Street and Historic Stearns Wharf and within a... More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We spent only one day/night in Santa Barbara, and the Cabrillo Inn was the perfect place for our visit. Located right across from the beach, you can literally walk out your room and cross the street for some Pacific Ocean goodness. Cabrillo Inn is located about a mile from the center of Santa Barbara, so you are a little removed... More 

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

Thanks for your comments and choosing the Cabrillo Inn at the Beach for your recent stay. Yes our beachfront location is perfect for strolls on the beach, bicycle rides or roller blading along the beachfront bike/walking path located right in front of the Inn which continues to the Pier and beyond. Yes you are right that we are not a... More 

Pineville, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a quaint little place on Cabrillo, across from the beach near some larger more fru-fru places. For the money its great, close access to the beach, trolleys to take you to the wharf. Add to that; friendly accommodating staff. Downside.... Rather small rooms, somewhat difficult parking, meager carb filled breakfast.

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

Thank you for your recent stay and review. Yes our Oceanfront location coupled with our moderate rates are an exceptional value for Hotels/Inns along Santa Barbara's pristine Beachfront and our staff always strives to give excellent customer service which exceeds their expectations. The Cabrillo Inn at the Beach is located next to several large full service hotels that offer accommodations... More 

Ridgecrest
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was our second visit to Cabrillo Inn and it was fantastic just as it was the first time. The staff are wonderful. They accommodated us when we found out we needed to stay an additional night and went out of their way to make our visit very pleasant.The view of the beach is amazing and the hotel grounds are... More 

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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. Our current 3 front desk agents have been with the Cabrillo Inn at the Beach a long time, one at 11 years, another at 5 years and the last one at 2 years. Our front desk staff as well as our housekeeping staff will always go the extra mile to make... More 

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