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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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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We now stay in this hotel everytime we go to Santa Barbara. It is family operated and usually it appears that everyone in the family pitches in. Having said that, it is not casually run, it is very professionally and carefully run. While the help is very accomodating, it does appear that there are more "rules" - perhaps a reaction... More 

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Family stayed here for 3 nights and we had a great time. I highly recommend an ocean view room as we used the balcony quite a bit looking over the harbor area. We really liked how the rooms seemed very spacious. The hotel is very close to the harbor for water sports and there is a bike rental very... More 

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Capo Beach CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay! A true vacation for us includes a great pool with a kiddie pool and an option to order lunch and bloody-mary's poolside! The suite we stayed in was perfect, the living room has plenty of room for our double stroller. The pool temps (& kiddie pool and hot tub) were all perfect. Loved the beautiful tile... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good place to stay in Santa Barbara. It is well maintained if not up to date. The location is central for downtown and the beach. Clean and discuss rooms with no real views. Better than a motel but not a boutique.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night during our fly-drive down the Californian Coast. We enjoyed the hotel and loved Santa Barbara and wish we'd stayed for more than the one night. We had an Ocean View suite which was perfect. Travelling with our young daughter we needed a separate living area for her to sleep in so we wouldn't disturb... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely room, lovely beds. Front desk staff not very welcoming. Could have explained that the bar fridge was locked by key and offered the key at check in time, but instead we had to make a trip back down to reception to then have explained that a key was available on request. Got charged room service for requesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for four nights in February and, in spite of construction noise most of the day due to canal construction, we truly enjoyed it. The location is perfect for walking along the Harbor, and all the restaurants on State Street were within easy walking distance. We were upgraded to a suite with two balconies, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time here. Just loved it. We got a great room in the North section. Was not crowded and we liked that. Staff friendly. Great location. Clean room...with seated balcony ...in heaven. Will absolutely go back.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family reserved a stay at this hotel for us as a wedding gift. We stayed in room 247 (a suite) for one night. Our room had a beach view and was lovely. It was quiet and very comfortable. The hotel staff was very friendly. We parked in a shaded garage. Room 247 is a fine choice for a romantic... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's right on the beach front so that's really convenient and it's a two minute walk into the lovely town where you can stay for as long as you like! The rooms are nice, the staff are friendly and you literally have to walk for 30 seconds and you'll be at the cute breakfast place! Definitely recommend it!❤️💜💙💚💛❤️💜💙💚💛❤️💜

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