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Lemon Tree Inn

2819 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #32 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel Z Rixensart, Belgium
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rixensart, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 1 night at this hotel, a couple with one child, our last night in CA after a long day driving, very comfortable room, friendly staff, good service, free parking and wifi, very nice outdoor pool and spa. Good location but you still need to take the car to go downtown. We had dinner at the hotel restaurant, good... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid $305 for a severely outdated hotel. Lobby is nice but bathroom is horrid, furniture is old and thrashed. Very disappointed. We are right need to maids quarters and it all feels no better than staying at a Motel 6.

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SBINNKEEPER, Manager at Lemon Tree Inn, responded to this review

Our rates are very competitive and affordable for Santa Barbara in peak and off season. The Lemon Tree Inn offers travelers modern and well appointed amenities. Each spacious room is equipped with Sony LCD televisions, custom Bamboo mattresses. Most feature Private Patios or Balconies facing our 1-acre tropical courtyard, Swimming Pool and Hydro-Spa. Our Crocodile Restaurant and Bar serves Breakfast,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite place to stay in Santa B. Most hotels there are really old, with small pool areas and tiny, dark rooms. Lemon Tree Inn is perfect - great pool area, great rooms and they give the best service. Staff is really nice!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in July during a road trip through California. Rooms are large and balcony overlooked the pool. Room was fine and bathroom adequate but a little tired. If you have noisy neighbours you will hear them! If you have an upper level room you may have to use the stairs - not sure if they... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lime tree in has large rooms and nice balcony. Basic and probably need updating in the bathrooms. The location is central on the main street in Santa Barbara a top notch restaurant The pool area is nice but more of a motel than an INN

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Whittier, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

room service horrendous had to wait 45 minutes in parking lot at 300 for maid to finish. barely any towels, lamp doesn't work although it sits there on carpet at an angle that we worried would fall down. fan in bathroo0m broken. ice service minimal. blow-dryers very loud yet blow no air. very badly maintained.

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SBINNKEEPER, Manager at Lemon Tree Inn, responded to this review

We regret and understand the frustration having to wait for a room. Our Check-in and Greeting process is normally a smooth trouble-free experience. All of our 96 rooms are Air Conditioned, the bathroom fan mentioned here has been located and repaired. We understand a bad start to a stay, or an unforeseen mechanical issue can sour any stay, so our... More

Ventura, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I just got back from a 4 day Santa Barbara "anniversary celebration". After a lot of research, I picked Lemontree as our place to stay. From the warm and efficient desk service, to the very clean attractive room, to the patio and large saline pool and spa, the Crocodile restaurant... everything was more than we expected. There... More

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting family in the LA area, my boyfriend and I had to leave a Motel 6 in the middle of the night when we found blood on the sheets, so we were forced to seek a room elsewhere. Thankfully, the concierge at Orange Tree Inn (Lemon's sister hotel down the street) was kind enough to call and secure a... More

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Phelan, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very comfortable place to stay. The room was clean and tidy. Smelled a bit too much Pine Sol and was a little cramped. But the balcony was a nice perk and the view of the pool is very pretty. We booked at a good time and got a discounted rate (under $150) but I don't know if... More

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kudos to the Lemon Tree for showing that some hotels still understand they are in the hospitality business. From our initial entrance into the lobby when we were greeted by a friendly smiling Obi to our departure where we were thanked and informed we were wonderful guests welcome back anytime, this was a truly first rate experience. Everything was effortless.... More

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Address: 2819 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Classic neo-60s Inn in the Center of Paradise. Set on a Tropical 4 acres, Modern Guest Rooms with Private Patios or Balconies face our Lush one acre Courtyard with Giant Heated Swimming Pool and Hydro-Spa. Guest love our Crocodile Restaurant and Bar which features Californian style Italian Cuisine with something for every appetite. Dine in our Chic Dining Room or at our Cool Bar, on our Tropical patio or enjoy private In-Room Dining. Our Full-Bar features an extensive Wine List, Great local Draughts, Traditional and Exotic Cocktails.Spacious Guest Rooms feature comfortable Beds, Sony Flat Panel TVs, In-Rooms safes, In-Room Coffee. We Offer Pool-Side Rooms, Garden and Mountain View rooms and Atrium rooms...all accessable by Elevator.The Lemon Tree has Meeting Space and offers full In-House Licensed catering for all types of events.Our Friendly 24 Hour Front Desk Staff is eager to welcome you to the Lemon Tree Inn and Beautiful Santa Barbara. ... more   less 
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