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Castillo Inn at the Beach

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #6 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Exceedingly clean and a great value. The beach is within a very short walk as are other area attractions. Many nice restaurants are just a few steps away. Next time we're up that way, Castillo Inn at the Beach will be our first choice.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Inn is small but beautifully designed, the rooms were very comfortable and bathroom was very clean with plenty of towels.Great location really close to the sea side and all the restaurants. We really enjoyed our stay here. Quick easy check in and check out perfect for us as we just stop for a night on our way to SF.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a wonderful welcome when we arrived after a rather long drive. The room decor was authentic with a Spanish flavour. The bathroom in particular was stunning. The overall size and cleanliness was very high. The patio area was however tiny! We were given excellent advice on where to eat for authentic Mexican and everything was within walking distance.... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable, well-appointed room in quiet little inn just off the water front. The location is great, and the fellow at the front desk (had the impression he is the owner) is super friendly and helpful. This was a great place to stop for one night on a trip up the coast.

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel offers a basic quiet, clean room in a good location across from the beach with a functioning AC. Linens were fresh but pillows (might have) seen better days. One remarkable aspect of the facility - lots of towel racks in the bathroom! Running up (down) to SB for a couple of days? Why not stay in this otherwise... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really comfortable rooms. We slept very well. Great location really close to the beach and all the restaurants. We really enjoyed our stay here. Quick easy check in, perfect for us as we didn't have a lot of time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to book last minute, found this online, for 4 adults. Room was very nice, clean, everything was new. Beds were super comfortable and the bathroom was huge. To top it off, the gentleman who runs the front desk provided outstanding customer service. Highly recommend The Castillo Inn at the Beach!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Castillo Inn for one night when we drove up the West Coast in July. The location to the main street, beach and the harbour is spot on! Check-in was really quick and easy and the staff were quite friendly. Parking is right outside your door, there is free wi-fi and a light breakfast (pastries, coffee and juice)... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I usually stay at chain hotels (Marriott, Loew's, etc.), but they don't have a presence in Santa Barbara. We stayed at Castillo Inn based solely on the rave reviews from Tripadvisor. Castillo Inn is essentially an old-fashioned motel, like the kind you stayed at with your parents when you were a kid. You park outside of your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Castillo Inn during our first night in CA on a trek from LA to SF. We were tired and weary from our long flight but we were thrilled by the Castillo Inn. It was exactly what we were looking for. Exceptionally clean, friendly, great location, wonderful town, comfortable rooms. Can't wait to return.

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Address: 22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castillo Inn at the Beach 2.5*
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