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Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Country Inn by the Sea)
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Ranked #34 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a good position only a 5minute stroll to the beach and harbour, Santa Barbara has a lovely feel to it. It has a lovely beach with restaurants on the front, the main shopping area is about a 10min stroll to the beginning of the street, you seem to walk for at least an hour with a... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was reasonably priced. Front desk was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very good and pool and hot tub were clean and comfortable. Rooms were clean and atmosphere was good. Close to the beach. i would stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a clean, no frills property. The main benefit is the great location that is just a couple blocks from State Street and also the beach. Another added benefit is the free breakfast you receive for staying there.

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Fallbrook
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Avania Inn this past weekend. It is a lovely hotel that appears to have been updated recently. The colors of the hotel lobby and the rooms were beautiful. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom was clean and a good size with the sink area being separate from the toilet. My only complaint would be the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good location at a reasonable price. Most importantly our room was clean and comfortable but breakfast was disappointing with very limited seating at busy times. Okay for a one night stop on the drive down to Los Angeles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on a Friday night for a getaway with my boyfriend. We were hanging out in downtown Santa Barbara and this place was in perfect location. We actually booked it using the app Hotels Tonight. We got in really late but the front desk person was nice enough. The room was clean and comfortable, the bathroom was basic but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

stayed a planned 1 night at Avania Inn in Santa Barbara recently. Perfect location at 1 block from Shoreline beach, and a short work to SB wharf. We could even walk to downtown State St area. Quiet, clean, well staffed and friendly front desk with free breakfast in spacious BF room. >$100 less than hotels a few steps away, it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Location, location, location. Walking distance to the Marina and some great shops/ restaurants. Walking distance to the pier and state street! Very affordable pricing with many amenities. It was hundreds less than comparative hotels in the area. Very clean rooms and a nice balcony as well. Free Wifi and a great breakfast included!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Given the price point and the motor lodge-looking exterior, I had modest expectations for our short getaway to Santa Barbara. The Avania overdelivered. Our room was very quiet and clean with comfortable beds and the breakfast in the morning was surprisingly good with eggs, sausage, make your own waffles and a variety of breads and cereals. We didn't use the... More

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Stevenson Ranch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We paid $170/nt which seems steep for a 2-1/2 star motel, but after searching all over the Internet this is the best we could find. The rooms are nice, comfy beds and the location is great, close to the beach and the funk zone. We were there mostly to wine taste and we were walking distance to at least 8... More

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Address: 128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Country Inn by the Sea)
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Avania Inn of Santa Barbara 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Avania Inn Of Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Avania Hotel Santa Barbara
Avania Santa Barbara
Country Inn Santa Barbara

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