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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 #22 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
David M Birmingham, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having stayed at a ghastly hotel in Pismo Beach on our ten day tour of California, we approached the West Beach Inn with some trepidation. We need not have worried. It turned out to be a glorious experience! The rooms were spacious and immaculate. Close to all the local amenities we were able to walk to the pier and indulge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this inn for 3 nights and chose it for it's location; we had to be in different sections of Santa Barbara that weekend. It's across from the beach, harbor and pier and great for strolls along the beach or to many restaurants and, of course, if you have time, a beach visit. The welcome was very friendly,... More

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Orange County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is now the fourth or fifth time we have stayed at the West Beach Inn in Santa Barbara, California. Each stayed has won our emphatic "thumbs up". Located right across from the Pacific and Stearn's Wharf, the rooms are spacious and comfortable, the staff friendly and the special amenities excellent. In the morning the continental breakfast is simple but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel front desk made a mistake in our reservation date and charged our credit card for the wrong date, then when we showed up on the correct date west beach inn staff demanded we pay more to stay - asking the customer to pay for a mistake made by them. When we requested to speak w the manager, we were... More

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

Hello, I am compelled to respond to all of the inaccuracies in your review above regarding the "same day reservation" that your husband made last weekend. Once you no-show'd and the computer charged you the following morning, we left a message for your husband at the number he provided the night before. When you arrived at the desk the following... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, very clean room with balcony seats. Staff very accommodating. Complimentary breakfast which was very good. Free wine and cheesed tasting every night between 5 and 7 pm. Not much more to say.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice people. Manager was super thoughtful. Ocean view. One of the best choices in Santa Barbara. A little bit more expensive than others, but worth every penny. Beautiful pool with ocean view. Free hot breakfast, wifi, parking. Walking distance from everything.

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Sausalito, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent 3 nights at this hotel and found it adequate but not exceptional. The staff was VERY courteous and helpful. However, we found the room noisy. We were on the 2nd floor and since most guests used the outdoor staircase, which is concrete as well as the outdoor walkway, we were disturbed many times by people climbing the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I usually stay next door at the Beachside but not any more after a less-than stellar experience. The staff here went out of their way to make things easier for me, upgrading me so I wouldn't have to change rooms during a last minute booking. Harbor view is well worth it, best choice, high floor. Very comfortable for the price... More

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West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We have stayed here for many trips and have always found it to be comfortable, clean, nice amenities and a great location. We enjoy their breakfast service, 24 hour coffee and wine and cheese in the evenings. The pool is small but very nice as well.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! We love our repeat guests and always look forward to your return visits with us. I will pass on your compliments to the staff!! More

Lake Forest, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This was a very nice hotel that was clean and comfortable. The staff was extremely kind and helpful. Upon checking in, the gentleman that greeted us gave us all the information about the continental breakfast, the daily wine and cheese party held poolside, and the free trolley service to State Street, which is the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. In... More

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Address: 306 West Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — West Beach Inn 3*
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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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