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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 #4 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW 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 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here one night on drive up Pacific Coast Highway. Definitely stay here again. Hotel staff couldn't be more helpful. Left camera charger contacted manager who sent it to our next stop. Great location close to harbour. Rooms spotlessly clean

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights in SB. We were able to go car free. took the Amtrak, the hotel is close to the train station, the beach, good restaurants, etc. It's clean, staff is helpful, and the room is nice. Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for a birthday celebration. All the hotels were expensive - I thought the price was high for the amenities. It is not on the beach - it is set one building from the street that runs along the water front. At that intersection you are at the harbor not the sand. The bed was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling from San Francisco to LA and ended up staying for a night at the Castillo. We found it very clean and the rooms were well apportioned. We were traveling with 2 children and appreciated the over-sized room and couch area. We would definitely come back and visit again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a last minute place to spend the night in Santa Barbara for my Dad's birthday. We always get the beachside hotels in that area but this time it was either fully booked or super expensive for a one bedroom. I've always seen this Inn whenever we leave SB, so I booked a two bedroom suite with a very sweet... More

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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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