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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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Adelaide, Australia
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Road trip from highway one led to Santa Barbara, saw hotel,how could you not stop,on site parking $10 a steal. Welcome was spot on service excellent. Upgraded to front rooms with balcony,the room felt like a suite compared to others we had while travelling.had corner room two balconies,separate bathrooms,lovely robes to use,bed massive with heaps of pillows ,bar fridge ,coffee... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights at Harbour View Inn for our Anniversary & thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were given a room upgrade & a lovely bottle of wine as an Anniversary gift, both were very much appreciated! Apart from that though, the location was fabulous - beachfront & close to the hub of State Street. We loved our room with... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for a couple of days whilst travelling through California. Rooms were large, beautifully decorated, with rooms overlooking the harbour. Lovely hotel, great atmosphere, helpful staff

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New York
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing terribly wrong about Harbor Inn, but there is nothing fantastic about it it. The good parts are its location, across the street from the beach, near the pier, a short walk from the restaurants on state street. Like most of the motels in Santa Barbara, it's across a busy street from the beach. While you can see the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel was a real joy to find! Its not fancy but it really worked for us. The staff is very responsive and professional. The room was facing the ocean and it was very quiet with my sound machine on at night. No banging of door were heard! the bathroom was perfect with nice towels. The bed was comfortable and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel based on affordability and location, I was not expecting such nice accommodations and service. What a gem this is, located across from the pier and beach as well as a ten minute walk to great shopping and dining on State Street. The rooms are exceptionally large & clean. The two queen beds are firm with tons... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was huge and had a balcony which was great, location was perfect on the beachfront in front of the pier. Unfortunately there was building work going on next door which was loud from around 6am which let it down as couldn't sleep in!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Santa Barbara for a summer getaway weekend. This is really a very upscale motel, and the outside is nothing to brag about, but you cannot beat the location (right across from the beach and easy walking distance to restaurants, harbor, etc.). The rooms are clean, comfortable, well appointed and the staff was really friendly. A lot of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in while doing road trip on Highway 1. On seeing vacancy sign and the place looked great from the front and was right on beachfront opposite the pier. Greeting from the start was fantastic and was like we were part of the family returning for another visit. We were asked for our room preference and we went for top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night during our trip down highway 1 and wish it was more! The hotel was spotless, we didn't have time to explore as much as we wanted to but from what we seen it was in a good location. Opposite the beach and the pier with a private pool. Lovely hotel for a weekend getaway!... More 

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