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Villa Rosa Inn

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #13 of 22 Santa Barbara B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wrote this review in my head every moment I spent in the Villa Rosa. If I hadn't been made to pay at the desk as we checked in, I would have found another hotel. It was a last minute trip to Santa Barbara to celebrate our 41st anniversary. From the outside, this is a pretty place but that's where... More

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Boise, Idaho
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my third visit to this hotel (the first two were fine) we were banished to what management refers to as the "cottages". This dilapidated firetrap of a building adjacent to the main hotel, was not only flea infested, but had a toilet that barely functioned, often leaving you with your privates dangling in the toilet water. The hotel has... More

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California
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I go to Santa Barabara every other year just for fun. Although this particular hotel was very pricey for me (250+ per night), I fell in love with it. This year, my husband and I stayed here in late June. Note, June - August is Santa Barabra's peak season so were were right in the thick of... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing the manager said, "you owe $10". I told her we paid online, she insisted I give her $10 for wine & cheese. I don't want wine & cheese, "you owe $10"! Then she gave me the room key, I went up to the room, opened the door and someone was in the room. The door knob broke... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our usual motels were full due to high season at beach so we tried Villa Rosa Inn for the first time. Funky charm and quirky sums it up. What's to like: location is outstanding one blook off the water. Save $150 a night by doing so. -walkable to wharf, beach, harbor, and Waterfront 50 cent shuttle up state street -old... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there back in May. Found it to be pretty cool. Old school charm, warm and inviting atmosphere. Would highly recommend the villa rosa to people who like to have fun in a beautiful place! Really enjoyed the happy hour! Local wines are always featured, and pair nicely with assorted cheeses and fruits. This is in my opinion..... This place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was our last stop on a mega 3 week road trip down the west coast. My kids (3 and 5) really enjoyed this nostalgic, Spanish style b&b. We swam in a clean and warm hot tub, enjoyed hanging by the pool and the pretty foliage, and appreciated the charm of this older and quaint inn. The staff was friendly,... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stayed here for a girls weekend and it was lovely. More money than I would have liked to spend but what you get for the money is good. Nice breakfast...a little more than continental and a little less than full breakfast. A good way to start the day and the coffee and juice was unlimited. Happy hour was wine, other... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had high hopes. I arrived late in the evening. Had a smooth check in. That was the best part.... It's a cute place but be warned, no air conditioning and the breakfast should not even be called a breakfast (for a "B&B," holiday inn has better breakfasts!). Once I got the room cooled down it was nice. Big room... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is the second time I have been at Villa Rosa. The price was a bit high but it was Father's Day weekend and UCSB graduation weekend! The room I stayed in had an ocean view and a fan to cover no air conditioning and was perfect. The breakfast was stocked well with just enough variety and a lot of... More

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Address: 15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Villa Rosa Inn 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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