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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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fredrikstad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed one night in this beautiful little under-played gem, close to the pier, close to the main street for restaurants etc. The style of this rustic hotel is classy, the details elegant, theservice adequate. We liked it, we like to go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

I LOVED this inn. It's almost right across from the boardwalk. It has a pool and hot spa. We were given the best room (in my opinion, as the pool and spa are right outside & the bath/shower has a big window with a little garden) for a special rate because it was my birthday! Staff are lovely. There is... More 

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 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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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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