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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 60 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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London, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one very hot night in early October. Upon arriving, we felt the reception area and halls were uncomfortably warm. On entering our room and turning on the air conditioner it became more comfortable but before very long we had multiple power outages and finally the power stayed off. We hoped it would not continue very long.... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this place. We checked in and walked both to the beach and later downtown for dinner. It's a little expensive, but for Santa Barbara it's great value, especially considering location. Nice big and clean rooms and fine breakfast. Wifi worked perfectly. No complaints!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 2 nights earlier on in the month, great hotel with a good location 5 mins from the beach and 15 mins from the Main Street in Santa Barbara where there are loads of lovely restaurants, bars and shops to choose from. Rooms were spacious, comfy beds, lovely balcony, very clean and nice staff,... More

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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is good place if you want economy room but still near the beach. Jacuzzi, pool, breakfast, parking, wifi! For 129$ you will not find this in the area. Room is clean and comfy. Toiletry and shower good. Water with lemon, tea, coffee in lobby

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for one night. The location is good, the room was clean, and my request for an upper story room was met with an upgrade into a suite. Very good value for the price. Downsides: 1) the location has noisy streets on at least three sides, and the breezeways carry noise from the parking lots; 2) the decor is... More

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Lauder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is easy to find by car and has ample parking.Rooms are spacious and well maintained and above all,Samantha the Manager is very helpful ,making a stay here very enjoyable. Iain & Sandra Campbell October 2014

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this hotel for several reasons as follows but not in any order: Air Conditioning, Free parking, proximity to ocean, price (Labor Day weekend), Breakfast-basic but very nice, In-Room Amenities(fridge, microwave) and Elevator. Our room was on 3rd floor-funny, it seemed really small until we were there for a bit, then it felt bigger (color scheme may have a... More

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Warrawong, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights. Great location. No views but beach views way too overpriced. Room was great. Bed comfortable. Would recommend . Close to beach and a 20 min walk to State St. Breakfast basic but good enough. Free which was great.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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 September 11, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 45
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Avania Inn Of Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Avania Hotel Santa Barbara
Avania Santa Barbara
Country Inn Santa Barbara

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