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West Beach Inn

306 West Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was perfectly located walking distance from everywhere, the rooms were a bit smelly but very clean and tidy, the pool is right next to the main road, but overal very clean and relaxing and we spent a bit of time there. The hotel staff are very friendly. You also get free cheese and wine at 5pm and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff are incredibly friendly, helpful and professional. Our stay was enhanced by being upgraded to a luxury suite which was amazing and probably bigger than my house! Thank you for that. Great location and a perfect holiday destination. Thank you for a fantastic few days.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

where do I start... this is not a patently bad hotel... it is just VASTLY overpriced for what you get... yes the location is good... right on the water but when we stay in Santa Barbara again I am going to spend our money off the water... most of these waterside places seem old and overpriced from the reviews. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first impressions when we first walked in were really good reception staff were not that friendly though. Room was nice but not very clean! The swimming pool area was lovely! Breakfast was simple but enjoyable , we think this was overpriced but yeah enjoyed stay but not worth your money!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we quickly realised the pictures on the Web made this place look far bigger and greater than what it actually is. It is fundamentally a motel with a very small pool and very poor breakfast (optimised by serving it on paper plates). Rooms: Very small rooms and if you go for a garden room the window faces the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small inn near the very busy West Beach area of Santa Barbara, and the inn is surrounded by good restaurants and attractions, within walking distance. Summer prices for such a location are higher than usual, but if you are paying over $450 for a "harbor view" with a balcony, it is expected that the room should be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived at the West Beach Inn we were first of all impressed at the superb location. Right across the road from the harbourside, piers and beach - it was just perfect. We arrived three hours early but it wasn't a problem, the lady that checked us in was absolutely brilliant - so informative, welcoming and she even upgraded... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was one of the best we visited on our tour across the west coast. The staff were so lovely. The rooms were clean and tidy. Free wifi which is also a bonus and the breakfast was quick and convenient. Free parking and great pool and spa. Only downside would be that there wasn't a bath in the bathrooms

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

YEEAAA!! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us here in Paradise. I will pass on to all of the staff your positive comments - that'll make their day! Be sure to call ahead for reservations as we do have a mix of rooms with glass showers or shower/tub combos in the room! Good to know for... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The rooms were spacious and well decorated. The view of the harbor from the balcony was great, loved watching the boats. The staff was attentive refilling breakfast items (typical continental breakfast food). Wine & Cheese by the pool was great. Hotel is a close walk to Stearns Wharf. Only downside is that the bathroom is small with limited counter space.

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

Hello! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and welcome the feedback as we are constantly fine-tuning our product to give the best possible experience to our guests. We look forward to your return visit! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The nicest part of this hotel is the "lobby", which is really more of a check in area. The breakfast consisted of some fruit and boxed pastries. The pool area did not have enough lounge chairs and was full most of the day - this wasn't much of an issue for us as the area left much to be desired... More 

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Teresa S, General Manager at West Beach Inn, responded to this review

I apologize for you having a less than stellar experience at our quaint little Inn. July rates are the highest here in Paradise during the summer and your rate was actually discounted! You must not have circled the buffet at breakfast time as we offer eggs, bagels & cream cheese and cereals along with a large variety of pastries to... More 

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