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Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

2.5 of 5 128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Country Inn by the Sea)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite in the morning. Breakfast from 07:30 is fantastic. Staff is kind and helpfull. Rooms is clean and nice. All Rooms are to parking area, no problem. Free parking, free wireless. No more than 100 meters to beach area. I choose again if I come back.

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Perth, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old and dingy. I was scared for my life- I regretted booking here as soon as I got into the old broken elevator. Don't stay here it's old and over priced. The staff are not very friendly and it looks like it's out of a murder movie. The bed covers make my skin crawl and the hallways are loud and... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent here 1 night in Oct2013before heading to Santa Cruz. Clean rooms, nice breakfast, good location. Maybe the receptions should be more nicer and no so loath. That's all I want to stay. Don't understand the hype about SB. Worth visit: Courthouse, Mission Santa Barbara, and taste healthy fastfood at Silvergreens.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived, the receptionist allowed us to check in earlier as planned. We were delighted and our room wasn't too shabby at all. The furniture was slightly outdated, however, overall, it was quite nice and didn't smell bad. I would stay again!

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Richfield, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Avania Inn is a destination to which we’ll return – hopefully Christmas 2015. The amenities were excellent. Our complimentary breakfasts featured scrambled eggs and sausage to go along with cereals, rolls, and delicious coffee. We ate in the roomy and attractively decorated eating area. Our room on the third floor was clean and quiet and we enjoyed the view... More 

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San Jose, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We recently stayed two nights at the Avania Inn and would have given it a better rating because we liked the location, the room amenities, the comfortable bed and the adequate breakfast. However, we found that the noise level from adjacent rooms and the door slamming noises disturbing. Also, both nights there were incidents late at night in the hallway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The staff all did their jobs well including housekeeping: Johnny (I believe this was the spelling given) and Samantha at the front desk were both helpful. Very clean and larger than I had expected. Nice separate vanity area with mini fridge (larger than I'd expected one with freezer) and quite new microwave. Also a REAL coffee pot coffee maker! Bravo.... More 

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Palm Springs, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights last weekend. We arrived early (1:30PM) and they said the room would be ready in 15 minutes and it was! We were upgraded to a Mini Suite and it was excellent. It had a coffee maker with Starbucks coffee, a nice sized refrigerator and a shower/bathtub with very good pressure. The... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I enjoyed this hotel very much. The Room was clean and delightful as well. The location was perfect in every way. I HIGHLY recommend Avania Hotel and will look forward to my next return there. The breakfast was delicious. The staff there ,Samantha and Jon were very helpful and pleasant. My stay there was fun and relaxing. Great little hotel... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good value, decent size rooms. Family friendly and OK breakfast. Location just a block and half from beach and within walking distance of State street restaurants. Clean and friendly service. Room had fridge and microwave. Only negative is that the walls are thin and one can hear the hallway noise (we were next to elevator so there was lots of... 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*
Number of rooms: 45
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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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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara

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