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West Beach Inn

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   306 West Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #21 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
LouiseAhmadi Bedford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was lovely , 2 huge queen beds , and we had a harbour view room . The beds were sooooooo comfy. The bathroom was strange , it had the coffee machine in the toilet ! Very strange . The free wine and cheese was lovely , free tea and coffee too. I wouldn't recommend the breakfast , as... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located across from the harbor, West Beach Inn is within easy access to much of Santa Barbara. Though they are an older property, like many others in SB, they demonstrate an attention to detail to maintenance and housekeeping: daily pool cleaning, not a blade of grass or flower out of place, and a second round by housekeeping to check bath... More

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Manteca, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
63 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We always stay here when we are in Santa Barbara. It has been getting a little dated, but they are making some improvements. YAY We were not able to use the pool and hot tub this time, so we were a little disappointed, but it is fixed by now. They did a resurface of the cement and it looks very... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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79 reviews 79 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The location next to beach was perfect. The motel had very nice large with rooms, but the bathrooms were slightly small. The shower was great! The beds, pillows and linens were lovely. The room had every possible amenity you could image. We had a first floor room with a sliding door and patio area with landscaping. The rooms on the... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This hotel is a real find. There is ample parking and it's easy to find. We had an excellent view of the beach from our second floor room. The pool is small but heated, and there is a hot tub -- we didn't actually use this, but people appeared to be enjoying it. It's really the location that is the... More

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tstiff, General Manager at West Beach Inn, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. In this era of nickel and diming guests for every and all amenities we pride ourselves on offering all of our added value features free of charge: WIFI, parking along with our Wine & Cheese hour and breakfast in the AM. We look forward to your return visit here in Paradise! More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Because the manager, Patricia is one of the rudest people I've ever dealt with. Booking.com recommended this hotel, I was looking for peace and quiet to work on my writing. The first night was nothing outstanding, the beds are too firm and I was next to a parking lot so lots of in and outs but nothing that would encourage... More

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tstiff, General Manager at West Beach Inn, responded to this review

I apologize that your stay was less than expected and that there were some communication problems at the Front Desk. It's a shame that you didn't chose to be upgraded to a room in a different location as was offered. I hope that you were able to verify that your Credit Card had not been charged for your room as... More

Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Whoever writes bad reviews about this place is crazy. For the money you pay and the location, this place is perfect! clean rooms, remodeled modern look & close to beach & State st. Had a great time with my girlfriend and everything was a short cab ride or a walk away. Sambos is a restaurant nearby, the pier is right... More

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tstiff, General Manager at West Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I will pass them along to all of our staff! More

San Francisco, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Had a room on the ground floor and was truly impressed by the size, cleanliness and modern amenities in the room. The rooms are comparable to a 5 star. Parking is available on the property but sometimes if you come very late at night you might not find a spot in the parking lot. However plenty of street parking available... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

It was perfect for our 5 nights just across Santa Barbara harbor Nice room , nice view , friendly atmosphere Wine and cheese social event every night to meet guests from all other Nice hot tub Friendly maids We ll be back for sure

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Our family of four had a last minute overnight stay in SB on 12/30. We walked in to the lobby and were impressed with the overall look of the place. It was very clean and we could see the pool/ hot tub from the lobby which looked nice. There were complimentary drinks (tea, coffee, hot cocoa) in the lobby. The... More

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Additional Information about West Beach Inn

Also Known As:
West Beach Hotel Santa Barbara
West Beach Hotel
West Beach Motel
West Beach Inn Santa Barbara
Address: 306 West Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#24 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — West Beach Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The West Beach Inn is nestled in between the beautiful Santa Barbara Yacht Harbor and historic Stearn’s Wharf along Cabrillo Boulevard. The hotel is centrally located, only a few blocks from downtown Santa Barbara and steps away from the many beaches, restaurants and shopping areas. Complimentary wine and cheese and a deluxe continental breakfast are offered daily in our sunny lobby alongside the heated pool and large luxurious spa. Guest laundry facilities and Complimentary parking are available to all guests. All rooms and suites are air-conditioned and include in-room safes, refrigerators, high quality bathrobes, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, cable TV including HBO, desks and telephones equipped with voicemail and automated wake-up call services. Complementary High-Speed Internet is available property-wide. ... more   less 
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