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Lemon Tree Inn

3.0 of 5
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2819 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Lemon Tree Inn
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Ranked #33 of 53 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I, together with our friend, stayed here in 2 rooms on 17 May. . We had booked one night, on our way to LA from Carmel. The two rooms we had were on the ground floor, and we couldn't have been more pleased with our rooms! Our room was modern and spacious, and being on the ground... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were 3 couples driving from SF to LA to board a cruise liner. Our stay in Monterey was disappointing, but this hotel made amends. Beautiful spacious modern rooms, good beds, nice reasonably priced restaurant, and wonderful landscaped gardens and pool area. Top value for money, even though it was Easter Sunday. Would have liked a better look around Santa... More 

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was dirty: bathroom had used soap in shower, pony tail holder on bedroom floor. I think the only thing that was done is that bed was made. I left an expensive travel mirror behind and when I called I was told they didn't have it. When I complained about condition of my room nothing was done Rooms are... More 

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

The Lemon Tree Inn is a wonderfully maintained 96 room full service Motor Inn at the center of Paradise. Our Tropical courtyard with oversized Heated Swimming Pool and Hydro Spa is surrounded by spacious guest rooms with private lanais or balconies. We are sorry your stay was less than perfect, and we hope that on your next visit to Santa... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are currently staying in the lemon tree and can' t wait to get out of here!!!! Although the hotel has nice ground it's a bit run down considering the price 250$ a night??? But I would be fine if it wasn't the constant noise from partying people's around the pool all day and late at night. It's extremely noisy... More 

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

Dear Patrice R, The Lemon Tree Inn is a beautiful spot at the center of Paradise. This Memorial day weekend we had some loud children enjoying our swimming pool which we were aware of, but due to the lack of complaints from other guests we let them play. Our staff is trained to provide polite and competent service without overly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night at this hotel. The room was good sized but on the 2nd floor of a 3 story building. Like most hotels, we could hear the people above us walking around. There is plenty of parking. We didn't see many restaurants within walking distance, although we did eat breakfast at the restaurant located at the hotel. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful little quaint inn with ready access to the local highways and not far from the water either. Was really cool with an almost Caribbean resort feel walking to the room. Staff were great and upgraded our room due to honeymoon. I would stay here again and be more than happy!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hate "motels" where u have to enter thru an outside door. That, plus hard floors and no real ammenties and no breakfast gratis make this hotel not the destination of choice. I would not recommend this to anyone.

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

Dear travelingguyguyguy, The Lemon Tree Inn is configured with Guest suite entry doors around the outside of the building for convenient access to your car. Most of our 96 rooms open onto a private Lanai or Balcony facing our Tropical Courtyard and Pool deck. The room you described is one of 4 rooms at the Inn that do not. These... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in at 10.30pm and noticed the bathroom in the room was filthy. The tub was black the shower curtain was old and filthy. There was someone's hair on the floor and little bugs. The bathroom floor was filthy didn't look like it had been cleaned. The bathroom door was dirty and the paint peeling off. It was just... More 

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

Dear Sammydosmile, We reviewed this incident and apologize for our staff error checking you into a room that was under repair. It is difficult to see past this as a first impression. Please feel free to contact us if there are any open issues from your stay. Our Lemon Tree Inn is a 96 room full-service Hotel with the magnificent... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roomy, clean and tidy room. Interior courtyard garden and pool were a great oasis from the normal street hustle and bustle. Great bar and restaurant. Front office staff were exceptionally polite and helpful. Easy, 5 minute drive to downtown. Value for money plus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed the Lemon Tree Inn. It's nice, clean and quiet. I really love the tropical environment around the hotel. It makes you feel like your on an island. I recommend the Lemon Tree Inn to anyone who's visiting Santa Barbara.

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