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Harbor View Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #13 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is in great location, although a pretty far walk up State Street to many of the restaurants for dinner. You can walk to a beach directly across the hotel but found East Beach near the volleyball court a nicer place to swim and spend the day. We rode bikes there but there was plenty of parking to drive as... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Harbor View Inn and found it to be a great location, as it is across the street from the beach and the pier. The room we stayed in had a partial view and was on the courtyard near the pool. It was clean and very comfortable….having a small deck with 2 chairs and a table and... More

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coronado
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103 reviews 103 reviews
24 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On our last visit to Santa Barbara we picked out this hotel for its perfect (for us) location. We THOUGHT we had booked a two-day stay. But it turned out that we had booked a two-day stay in another hotel with a similar name. So we had to pay rack rates for a same-day booking. The hotel has three buildings;... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here in July 2014 to attend my sister's wedding. The hotel is very well located right across from the beach and in a pleasant walking distance to many good restaurants. The property and the rooms are very clean and the rooms are spacious and comfortable. Beds are awesome. The hotel staff were all polite and helpful even when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 3 nights at the Harbor View Inn while we were visiting friends who live in a nearby town. We stayed in a corner room on the second floor of the West Wing. When we checked in we were offered a good deal on upgrading to a larger room because we were staying for 3 nights.... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a week with my family at this hotel. We had a partial sea view on ground floor, and my sons had a view at the back looking at car park, but this was absolutely fine. The staff were v efficient. The young lady who was in the pool bar was lovely and often walked round the pool to see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights with kids.... Room lovely although some elements need updating... Eg: noisy air conditioning and condensation drips from ceiling after showers. Our room overlooked the gardens but was basically a view of a large palm tree - so quite dark. Would def recommend a room overlooking the beach if poss. Eludios restaurant was lovely - we enjoyed... More

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Calgary, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 4 nights with our two boys 13 & 11yrs. Check in was flawless and front desk staff very friendly. We made only 3 requests and they were all resolved/executed quickly and professionally (needed corkscrew, early cleaning one day, and a recommendation for an outing). Service by pool was super friendly and food is really good - my... More

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england
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13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read previous reviews and were a little apprehensive when we stayed between the 9th and 13th July The staff at reception were friendly ,helpful and very efficient on check in and throughout the stay We had booked an ocean view room and it was quite brilliant. the room was very spacious .kept spotlessly clean and quiet despite overlooking... More

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are spacious and the location is perfect. Santa Barbara is a gem of a town. There is lots to do within walking distance of the hotel. If you are a wine lover then get a DD and hit up some of the wineries. The hotel check in was quick and painless. We had a partial ocean view room... More

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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*
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Also Known As:
Harbor View Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor View Inn
Harbor View Santa Barbara
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara #6 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara #7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara #9 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara #10 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara #17 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Welcome to Santa Barbara's premier 4-Diamond boutique oceanfront hotel. Centrally located to the beach, downtown shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Enjoy all of our wonderful amenities which include heated pool and jacuzzi, Full service Spa,room service, gift shop, fitness center, coffee bar and restaurant, Eladio's. ... more   less 
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