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Harbor View Inn

4.0 of 5 28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Congratulations Junior Zermeno (Assistant Gen manager) - Your teams' professionalism and assistance during our short stay recently was outstanding. We really appreciated organising a driver to LAX airport, the room upgrade offer at a very reasonable rate especially considering we had four people in our room was very helpful. The room presented beautifully and the view to the beach was... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent 2 wonderful days here. Harbor View occupies a fabulous location overlooking Santa Barbara's central beach and yacht harbor. It is difficult to think of a nicer view. Hotel staff is very friendly and helpful and our room on the 3d floor was very nice indeed. Nice bathroom and top level toiletries. The hotel has a restaurant that we did... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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50 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is literally across the street from the beach. It's also a $4 Uber ride away from the main bars on State Street (or 8-10min walk). Friendly service at the front counter. Our room, 309, was huge. Comfortable & clean room. Comfortable bed. An obstructed view of the beach/ocean. The only draw back is that there's a service closet... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stay in any phase of your life: alone, with family or in honeymoon. Excellent location, right in front of Sant Barbara's pier, close to shops and the best restaurants in town. In spite of not having a reservation, the reception desk accommodated me and my son during our January trip to Santa Barbara. The rooms are elegantly... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Harbor View Inn while attending a wedding in SB in June 2014, and were very pleased. The rooms were clean and spacious (we had a regular room with a king bed and terrace) and the beach was in walking distance, as well as a few restaurants. Although we were close to the beach, we preferred the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this hotel. We usually stay in the Fess Parker, but decided to try here this last visit. Room was beautiful, lovely bathroom, good shower and good size bath. Hotel was pristine, staff constantly maintaining and cleaning. Good location for wharf, harbour and short walk down State street to shops and restaurants. Heated pool so even in December could be... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for one night enroute to SF from LA. We picked this place on account of the good reviews it received from travellers, the reasonable pricing, and the excellent location. On these three counts, the hotel fulfilled all our expectations. Rooms were big, they were clean, and staff were very polite. We spent most of our... More 

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London suburbs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel because of the good reviews it has received on Tripadvisor, and because of the competitive rate I obtained when I booked online. We were not disappointed. Last year we stayed at the nearby Brisas del Mar Inn at the Beach and very good it was too - I nearly booked it again without too much thought,... More 

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Garden Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was extremely friendly and welcoming. Our room was a city view that also included a wonderful view of the mountains. The room was clean and comfy and it was very peaceful. Periodically you hear the train rail in the distance, very soft sound and it adds as a nice random background sound. The hotel was perfect walking distance... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right at the beach with generous rooms and good service. The staff was friendly. We very much enjoyed our time here and would definitely recommend this hotel to other travellers. We did not have any food her so cannot comment on this.

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Additional Information about Harbor View Inn

Address: 28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbor View Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Harbor View Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor View Inn
Harbor View Santa Barbara
Harbor View Inn Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara

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