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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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fairfax
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

spent 2 perfect days here. service/staff are very friendly and helpful. room was spotless. bathroom very bright and spacious with a separate room for toilet and shower. the bed was really the most comfortable hotel bed i have slept on. parking is convenient. location is wonderful - right across from beach/stearns wharf area. our room had a balcony which overlooked... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the beach (well, over the road from it), 10 mins from State St with all the shops, it's a good location. The place itself is in typical faux Spanish style, 3 floors high with decent rooms. It's a luxury motel really, but with big rooms and a nice pool and gym, it's good. The attached restaurant is not cheap... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice place in a great location at the foot of State Street with the warf and shuttle to downtown (totally unnecessary) right across the street. Booked a garden view room, upgraded to a pool view room that actually had a partial ocean view. The hotel itself is kind of like a delux motel, but it seems like that's the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night with ocean front rooms. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the hotel is in a great location. We stayed all day after we checked out in Santa Barabara using the hotel pool and other facilities. Will defineately stay there again if we come this way, which we hopefully will. Plenty still to do in... More 

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Burbank, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrible customer service. Called in 4 hours ahead for early check in. Arrived 2 hours prior and they keep me waiting for my room for 2 hours. So basically there was no early check in. The weird thing was they had other people check in and go to their rooms while I was waiting in lobby. Only until I went... More 

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

Hello I am sorry to hear that we did not meet your request for an early check-in. We do try and get our rooms ready as soon as possible. Summer is very busy here in Santa Barbara. Our check-in time is 4:00 pm and any early requests are on a case by case basis. We do have 15 different room... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel. Very accommodating staff and an incredible location. Not the cheapest hotel in down but worth. Restaurant next door had a great eggs Benedict for brunch, we ate out on the pier that night for dinner so cannot comment on the restaurant otherwise. -Chase

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow ! What a hotel, what a location ! We spent 2 nights here recently on our honeymoon and had a room with an ocean view which is definitely worth paying the extra for. The rooms were a very good size and the whole place had a quality feel about it. The staff on check in were great and the... More 

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Hunt Valley
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location across from the beach and walking distance to shopping and restaurants. The room was very nice - large room and bathroom. The bed was very comfortable! Room was up to date and nicely decorated and felt very at home... Hotel staff was very pleasant and helpful. Would definitely stay there again. Loved the location....Walk out had your... More 

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Florida/Virginia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Harbor View Inn in Santa Barbara in May of 2015. The location was everything I hoped it would be and more! Unbelievable view of the beach and Pacific Ocean and within walking distance of very cool restaurants, shops and harbor. Our room had a balcony that looked directly over the beach and ocean. The comfort of... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I spent 1 night on whim in March. The location is great. The rooms were newly renovated - comfortable beds and updated bathroom. We had a great view and the staff was very friendly. We walked everywhere - you can go to the beach or into town.

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