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Harbor View Inn

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28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Easton, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great central location with access to park, beach and water activities and restaurants all with in walking distance. Rooms are a nice size as well, I stayed in an ocean view room that had a great private balcony.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At the end of The Wharf and close to State Street this hotel is well positioned for beach and shopping. Very clean and well presented our room sadly had a view of the renovation work being carried out on a neighbouring hotel. However the patio windows did not let in too much noise. High end amenities make this an excellent... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I decided to jump in the car Sat morning with an overnight bag and head towards Santa Barbara. While my Sweetie was driving I was looking at places on line and saw there was a Hyatt and Harbor View Inn that looked like they had rooms. I checked the reviews on Yelp and the Hyatt had only... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location just across from the pier. Has a restaurant and nearby coffee shop (where hotel guest receive a discount). Short walk into the heart of State Street (downtown) for all shopping and restaurants. Nice pool. Very comfortable bed. Parking is an extra cost of $10/night.

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Swansea
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20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night in April as part of our drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Arrived before check in time and our room wasn't ready, but we were offered an upgrade to a sea view room for $20 which we snapped up. Room was spacious, clean and comfortable, with free wifi and good ocean views from the... More 

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mosinee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really, really liked this Inn. Great room looking out to the ocean. Very clean. Great staff. Very friendly. Would go back in a minute. Easy parking. Nice pool but a little crowded. Might have been some of the staff's relatives?

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local bespoke boutique hotel providing 5 star quality service and comfort. We had a room on the second floor with views across the bay, absolutely perfect. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Would recommend this hotel for anyone visiting Santa Barbara.Location is superb, handy for the beach, State Street (where all the shops and a load of bars/restaurants are... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me say, this place is in a good location in Santa Barbara. However, I was extremely disappointed with the outdated decor and lackluster staff. For the amount of money a night I paid (almost $400 for ocean view), this place should have been spectacular. Their awful pool furniture and music didn't help either. The balcony chairs also sucked. Luckily... More 

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Mark R, General Manager at Harbor View Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review I am sorry your stay was less then perfect. I am glad to here you like our beds. We do use L'Occitane bath amenities and they usually get good review. We do play back ground music at our pool from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm I again am sorry if... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only stayed one night arriving late and leaving early but I thought the hotel was really good. The staff I encountered were all very friendly and helpful. The room I had (333) overlooked the harbour and ocean - the view was great. The room was very spaciouys and had a high quality feel to it with traditional Mexican overtones.... More 

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Tamaqua, PA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed a few places along the California coast, from San Diego to San Francisco and this was by far the nicest room in price range, best bedding for a great night sleep and great friendly staff. Oddly, Santa Barbara, which we enjoyed immensely does not offer a plethora of great hotel choices, I struggled in picking this hotel, the previous... More 

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