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Orange Tree Inn

1920 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #42 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night as part of our drive down the coast. It was a great stop off and accomodated our group of 5 in one room which was excellent. It was cheap and clean which is what we were looking for. It is in walking distance of the main street where you will find lovely shops and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Orange Tree for one night and found it to be a great experience. After we checked in, the man at the front desk explained that we might hear noise in the morning because of the work that was occurring next door. He also shared they were working to make sure that the dust around the pool... More

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Los Angeles
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Well I have to admit that I keep the star rating in mind when I review hotel properties. If it's a five star hotel my expectations are five star, two stars, I expect a two star experience and so on. I booked the Orange Tree Inn because it was the only hotel I could find in Santa Barbara that didn't... More

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Lafayette CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The rooms are so dated...they put in new carpet, cheap laminate headboards and furniture and a few lamps. The curtains have holes in them. The bathroom is from original construction, perhaps the 60's? No remodel in the bathroom. Louver windows that were not clean. Sliding door had a bullet mark in it, not sure if it was from a bb... More

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Newport Beach, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I was in Santa Barbara for an outrigger canoe race and the town was sold out so I was thrilled to come across this inn with availability. The guy at reception was friendly and efficient with my check in. My room was newly remodeled with really nice decor. I was impressed with the free in room WiFi. All was good... More

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Woodside, CA
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Well, it's not the Ritz and it's not a resort. But for the price, it is hard to beat. Large, clean, well-maintained room. Not far from downtown; seems like college students think it's a good deal, too. But my room was quiet. My friends in Santa Barbara were a little overloaded so I chose this simply as a place to... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Stayed here 14/04 - 16/04. This was a lovely motel with nice large rooms, although a little out of downtown, possibly need to drive when going out at night. Great coffee shop for breakfast just across the road. Nice pool, very quiet, we had it all to ourselves. Santa Barbara was lovely.

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Torrance, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Frigid rooms, walls as thick as rice paper, a bathroom as spacious as a coffin, road noise that induces inner ear meltdown.... sound like a great place to stay so far??? I dont ask too much when I travel.... a somewhat comfortable bed, clean bathroom and a roof over my head. But I do ask for a certain value per... More

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San Francisco, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Its location allows you to roam around downtown Santa Barbara without needing a car. You can walk down to the shops n restaurants or catch the shuttle that runs on State street and its only a 7-10 minute walk form the Inn. Rooms were very big as shown in the pics online and the beds were decent. Bathroom while spacious... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We arrived in Santa Barbara in the dark on a Friday night , it was getting late and we had travelled miles .Driving in the dark was scary as we were from Australia and driving on the opposite side of the road in the dark can be quite frightening .We arrived at the orange tree without a booking (Silly us... More

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Address: 1920 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
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