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Castillo Inn at the Beach

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22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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195 reviews 195 reviews
81 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Early check-in. Decent size room, with very comfortable king bed. Good quality furniture. Sofa in room. Coffee machine in bathroom. Excellent wifi, which is good as no mobile data in the area. Close to sea. Around twenty minutes walk to main shopping and choice of restaurants. Plenty of places to just get a drink. Santa Barbara is lovely. Had great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable and well appointed for accommodation of this rating. The bed was also very good. Positioned ten minutes walk from the Santa Barbara Pier and a further ten to the centre of town, this excellent little motel is somewhere we would choose to stay again. General Manager Dan is most helpful and very knowledgable regarding the local area and... More 

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Bologna
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This reasonably-priced place offers clean, spacious, pleasant rooms with all the amenities, large bathrooms, safe parking, a basic breakfast at the lobby and good customer care. It's very close to the harbour and beach but a bit far from the city center and shops, so it really depends on what you prefer. Very quiet at night (but maybe this was... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With many places to stay in SB, ranging from Luxury to Economy, the Castillo Inn is the perfect location to get a real feel for Santa Barbara and all the nearby attractions that make it one of the best places to visit. The rooms are wonderfully appointed and very comfortable. The simple continental breakfast is a perfect way to start... More 

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Coloraodo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Castillo Inn previously and make an annual pilgrimage to the Central Coast. We choose the Castillo Inn because it's so reasonably priced and such a gem. The rooms aren't just clean, they are spotless. They are very large rooms with a comfortable seating area. King bed that was super comfy to sleep on. Nicely appointed... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Difficult sometimes to explain why you like a place, but this place just has a really nice feel. Lovely traditional decor throughout the room and outside areas and only a short walk (literally a couple of mins) to the marina and beach. Lovely sized room with 2 double beds and a sofa bed, so plenty of room for our family... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect for a visit to Santa Barbara. Ideally situated for beach, shopping and restaurants. Excellent , efficient, friendly welcome and check-in. Rooms large, clean, well appointted. (although the t.v could be updated but that's a minor quibble).

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Janesville, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second stay at this picturesque little inn, just steps from the Santa Barbara harbor and beaches. It is "old Santa Barbara" in architecture and charm. The rooms are beautifully decorated and accessorized with real hand made art--simple and elegant. The staff is friendly and attentive at every level. My best recommendation must be that we made reservations... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We choose to stay here because it was much cheaper than those on State Street and still within walking distance of most of Santa Barbara's attractions. It was a great choice. We got a great deal. The staff was great, no frills but did a great job. The room was massive, clean, and nice overall. It was not brand new,... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a perfectly fine, well-situated motel. Friendly staff, clean rooms/bathrooms... "continental breakfast" is a little bit of a stretch, though. We arrived late, so didn't get a chance to explore the property much, but accommodations were fine!

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