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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
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Great staff. Nice pool area. Free wine and cheese Happy Hour from 4-7. Great location. Clean. Art Deco decor. Good location. Very comfortable. Price was ok. Better than the crappy motel we stayed at previously and it was a summer weekend. Still a bit exxie.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Villa Rosa is a charming and romantic inn. They offer a wonderful wines, cheese, and crackers in the late afternoon. The rooms are clean and feel like a bed and breakfast. The inn is located near shops and restaurants. It is a sweet little inn for those seeking to get away for some romance.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought this was a sweet little place, but could use just a little TLC. Has a nice little courtyard with a pool and Jacuzzi, but the Jacuzzi was broken and marked off with police tape...? The breakfast was very good, with make your own waffles and the wine in the afternoon is a nice treat. Room was spacious, but... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location was great! Right next to beach and the wharf. Easy walk to State street and major nightlife. Inn was small but the service was great. Staff was very friendly and rooms are unique but charming. You get attention that you wont at other places, rooms can use an upgrade but has a comfortable feel. Staff made sure we were... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Small Bed and Breakfast near the beach in Santa Barbara. Close to Beach, Downtown Funk Zone and great restaurants. Has a nice small pool and Jacuzzi. Staff was very friendly and great service.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I stayed here for two nights in early June 2015. I arrived via the southbound Amtrak Coast Starlight, which was to arrive in Santa Barbara at 6:35 pm. Well, it was almost 6 hours late so I had to find this B&B in the middle of night......on foot. I called earlier from the train to say I would be late... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I stayed here once before with friends so my husband and I stopped here on our way up the coast. It is a cute Spanish style Inn that feels like a house. The common areas include sofas and a fireplace with a great wine and cheese spread in the evening. The room is very clean but the decor is a... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This Inn is only 1mins walk from the Pier. It's old world Spanish style. The room was comfortable with a fire place and 2 armchairs. The guest lounge had a log fire and was beautifully furnished in period style. There was a pool and hot tub. Guests are invited to happy hour every evening where we enjoyed chatting with other... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely loved our stay in this quaint little inn. The place is very cute and accessible to the beach. We had the split level room and it was very comfortable for the five of us. We used the place to get ready for a wedding and the photos of the interior and exterior of the inn came out gorgeous. Only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

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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