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Villa Rosa Inn

2.5 of 5 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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Oceanside, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location was excellent. Staff were pleasant and helpful. Inn was dated and musty. Our room was adequate and nicely furnished but not what I'd expected based on the website description. Bathroom was cramped and showering was quite unpleasant. In a wine producing region, the complimentary wines at 5 were cheap Australian brand. Would not stay at this property again.

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Sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to give credit to the house staff at Villa Rosa. It's clean. Drinks and nibbles at 5:00 are fine. Location is near the beach, and walking distance to reasonable shopping. (Are all Macy's tired?) Breakfast is satisfactory. But the inn is tired, the carpets are musty, the showers are uncomfortably small and you really don't want to stay... More 

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Jackson Hole
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The best part about this property is the proximity to the beach. That's it. Staff was below average. Unhelpful and not very knowledgeable or accommodating. Breakfast was blah. About what you'd expect from a roadside, interstate motel. Breakfast person was in slow motion...probably would have rather been any place but at work. The place is cluttered and needs a deep... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I don't usually like to give negative reviews on anything, but our over night stay was terrible (and that's being kind). I'm not sure what people mean by cute or quaint but this hotel is long over due for a remodel and a serious deep cleaning. There were so many cobwebs and so much dust in out room. Furniture is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

1. Staffs are not friendly, and never smile. Staffs are never explain what they provide until you ask. If you ask some questions, they will show you his unpleasant face. 2. No enough parking space. - wish your luck !! 3. The buildings are old and so the bathroom is inconvenient and uncomfortable. There are no hangers for your towels... More 

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Hacienda Heights
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you've ever been anywhere in Spain, Greece, or Italy and staid at local hotels, then expect to get the same type of accommodations here. it's not a 5 star, but it's very comfortable, clean, staff is friendly and walking disrance to the beach and restaurants.

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here while I participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. We stayed Friday-Sunday and had a very pleasant experience. Here are some of the highlights: 1. Wine and Cheese- it says they do this when you check the place out, but they really put out a decent spread- fruit, vegetables, salami (yum) and an... More 

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Northern Cal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were in town for a wedding. We booked months in advance. Just before we left home, we read a couple of negative reviews on TripAdvisor and were nervous. I looked at other hotels but the were all very pricey. If you are looking for slick and modern; this is not the place for you. We had a largish room... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
33 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Nice enough Mediterranean style hotel but a bit tired - needs a refurb. Rooms are spacious with a modern TV but the rest needs modernising. No major complaints, it was comfy, however for $189 I have to believe there are better places in Santa Barbara.

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Mesa, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Villa Rosa Inn is cute and cozy and had a Spanish feel. The original room we booked was not available due to toilet issues. The room they put was in was a little small for 3 people could not fit 4. We didn't know the hotel was under construction- there was no AC and only 1 fan. Complimentary breakfast every... More 

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Address: 15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Villa Rosa Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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