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3.0 of 5 Motel   |   306 West Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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West Beach Inn
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Palm Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars NEW

Great location opposite the West Beach, comfortable rooms, free parking and nice freebies like the wine and cheese served in the evenings. We had one small problem, a lack of hot water to the shower , sorted out very quickly. We were on the second floor looking over the garden and the location was very quiet. Sterns Wharf and State... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had you at Wine Reception, but it is also their location that you just can't beat for the price. Across the street from the beach and a short walk to the Pier or Harbor. And a few more blocks and you are on State Street, the shopping mecca. You have to walk up State Street, under the 101 and... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A basic, clean hotel with close proximity to beach, restaurants, shopping and other areas. Be cautious about cancels (72 hours) I was not informed of their policy, had an emergency and delay ... without "corporate" approval I would have been charged.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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63 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel looks like a regular motel, but the jacuzzi, the pool, and the place makes it kind of interesting. The rooms are not big but are convenient and clean, calm, and the parking lot allows you to do everything by walk. A very good place. And not so expensive. It is located very close to the harbour, so very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a great weekend stay at the west Beach Inn. Great staff, very comfortable bed, and well maintained. Easy to get around Santa Barbara, just catch the local shuttle for 50 cents and cruise State St. Santa Barbara is always a great escape.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed here for 3 days including on New Year's Eve. We had reserved a double twin bed with an ocean view. The pros: Location - ocean facing, close to State street where all the restaurants and shops are located, walking distance to the pier, water based activities like kayaking available just across the road, reasonably priced for the location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

West Beach Inn is well located across from beach, breakwater, and harbor near Stearns Wharf in picture perfect Santa Barbara. The rooms are clean and comfortable, harbor views are awesome and the staff is very helpful. We had a car problem and staff went out of the way to get us a ride and a good mechanic. Parking is free... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Santa Barbara hotels are expensive, that's simply the reality of staying in such a beautiful beach town. This hotel is a bargain for the location, amenities, and size of the room. We paid a bit extra for a harbor view which we really enjoyed with coffee on our balcony. (Odd to see the sun RISE over the water though--ask the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

I am very disappointed with the attitude of the staff. This was my second stay here and I booked whatever I saw online on their website. I was not happy with the room and was not offered an upgrade even though the hotel had availability. Was just told u booked a "queen room" when asked can I have a room... More 

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

I am compelled to respond to all of the inaccuracies in your review of our lovely Inn as we make every attempt to ensure that our guests stay with us is a pleasant one. You made no mention of any dissatisfaction the 1st day of your stay when checking in or during our evening reception. When you approached me the... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a great hotel. Spacious rooms, very clean, beautifully comfy beds and pillows and lovely bed linen too. There is Happy Hour 5-7 each day with complimentary wine and cheese, and you can take your drinks poolside and enjoy the warm Santa Barbara evening. There is a free breakfast too. Located opposite the harbour, it's an easy walk to... More 

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

Thank you so much for your positive feedback! I will be sure to pass your kind remarks on to the entire staff. We look forward to your return visit to Santa Barbara and the West Beach Inn. 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*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
West Beach Hotel Santa Barbara
West Beach Motel
West Beach Inn Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara

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