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Villa Rosa Inn

15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking forward to a wonderful Santa Barbara CA trip and the fabulous Spanish Fiesta Days, my daughter and I booked 3 nights at the Villa Rosa Inn. It looks charming from the street but what a surprise once you have your accommodations. Our room, which was super expensive, was in the old part of the Inn apparently old apartments from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of dolls in a glass showcase in the lobby. At first I thought it's cute but little by little I realized it is like a scary movie.old paintings with people staring at you like if they're gonna come alive in the middle of the night, knock on your door and come kill you. We ran out... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for something more than a cookie-cutter hotel room, this is your place. The staff was friendly and eager to please. We met Dario, the owner, as we were leaving the next morning. We were impressed with all his antique and original furnishings that he has collected from around the world. The Continental breakfast was ample and well... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pictures are quiet deceiving. The hotel is very old and worn out and doors don't lock very well and the linens are cheap and yellow. The hotel pool and jacuzzi felt yucky and the walls are so thin you can hear everything. EVERYTHING. The room smelled really bad and musky and I couldn't wait to get out of this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in march for two days. We had a Nice room with a balcony with oceanwiew. The hotel had a pool and jacuzzi in a lovely garden. Happyhour everday from 5 to 7, with free wine, snacks and cheese. The staff was excellent, especially the tall man with a pony tail😀 we had a wonderful stay. We will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was our second visit to Villa Rosa Inn. We stayed there two years ago and loved it. The second visit was even better. Villa Rosa feels like a charming, welcoming resort. Every room is unique. Ours was comfortable and delightful -- with a private patio and an atrium off the shower. The staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My wife and I stayed at this hotel four a total of four nights the staff Maria and Hayley were very nice and made us feel very wellcome the rooms are to a very high standard as was the rest of the hotel with a beautiful garden to the rear breakfast was very nice and a free buffet from 17.00... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Villa Rosa about two weeks ago. I loved the vintage vibe of the building. Rooms are older but clean, actually smelled like bleach when we walked in the room but I didn't mind. I always bring my own travel candles and it mean the room was clean. :-) Our room had a balcony and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I agree that the bathrooms are a wee bit tight. They remind me of many New York and European hotels, however, I would not low star this place because of that fact. VRI is not the Hyatt. It is a quaint and stunning place with beautiful artwork and unique rooms. You won't see glistening chrome fixtures, but it's all a... More 

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