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Inn At East Beach

2.5 of 5 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly East Beach Lodge)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are clean and good enough and the pool fine. What made this place special was the welcoming by the staff and the trouble they took to provide a really lively buffet breakfast and all the information we requested. The a/c a bit noisy but otherwise a really good place to stay - we even had a chance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this place in february 2015 and enjoyed it very much. Although we didn't spend much time at the hotel itself we really like the big room we were given. They had free parking for guests as well. It takes you about 15-20 min to walk to the main street where they got a lot of food and... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Jessica Thank you so much for your kind words. I am so happy to know that you enjoyed your time with us. I do hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you again on your next trip through Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina Montalvo More 

Elkhart, Indiana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here Jan 22-25 for a quick weekend stay in Santa Barbara. For our needs it was very ideal. Positives: For this location, the price was very reasonable. Free parking and wifi was great. Frank was very accomodating and helpful throughout our stay. Hotel was just a block from the beach and about 2 miles from... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Sara and Ben Thank you for taking the time to sit and leave us your thoughts. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay, though I'm so sorry to hear about your bathroom. I wish we had known then so that we could have corrected the issue right away. But thank you for telling me now. I will... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place! The location is perfect - really near the beach, and the staff are amazing - super friendly and helpful (especially Frank, the owner who is a real gem). I felt so welcome there during my stay. The only reasons I've not rated the place excellent are that it probably needs a little updating (it's quite expensive... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Janice, Thank you for your feedback! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, though I do apologize for our lack of soundproofing. We are currently working to have that upgraded. As for our updating; we are about due for a full update, however, we do update our paint, facade, linens, furniture and appliances frequently. We try... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stayed here for a quick getaway…overnight, beach…zoo…dinner…relax…and it was the ideal location. An older motel, The Inn at East Beach has been beautifully renovated throughout. The rooms are large and immaculately clean with gorgeous modern furnishings; very comfortable mattress and bedding; pretty cool remote controlled ceiling fan; flat screen TV with expanded cable; upscale amenities; in-room coffee maker; mini... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your thoughts. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I am sorry that our keys left you feeling uneasy. Please allow me to explain; We chose to keep the old, real key system instead of changing to electronic keys because it is such... More 

Natal
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91 reviews 91 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The hotel is conveniently located near the beach. It was January, therefore wintertime, but the weather in SB is so pleasant anyway... Frank is such a character and Christina is also welcoming and warm. We were 5 and stayed in a junior suite with enough space for everybody. The rooms are spotless and the breakfast is really good. I definitely... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Robby, Thank you for your kind words. I am so pleased to hear that your stay was enjoyed so very much. I do hope we will get to see you again on your next trip to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina Montalvo More 

Lancaster, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The rooms were really nice! We were there for a week and I had my grandsons with me and they loved it! Frank the manager was really nice and he spoiled my grandsons and they just loved it! I could have just stayed in the room with them and they would have been happy... they went swimming and loved the... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Marline, Thank you for your feedback. Your kind thoughts sent in to us are truly the best reward we could ask for! I will be sure to share this with Frank and the rest of our Team. I do hope we will see you again soon! Kind Regards, Christina Montalvo More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We loved it here. We stayed Christmas Eve when we were on a road trip of highway one and wished we could of stayed longer than just one night. The service was outstanding. When you arrive the guy at the front desk makes you feel so welcome. Even had home made Christmas cookies for us. Also helped us to plan... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Morgan, I am so happy that you felt at home and that we were able to provide such a positive experience for you. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. I do hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you again should you travel back to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina Montalvo More 

Virginia
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153 reviews 153 reviews
25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at The Inn but it was not special. We were there during a surprising cold spell so walking on the beach nearby was not an option. The only heat the room had was a gas fireplace. It added to the ambiance but since it was an on/off selection, we were either too hot or too cold.... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear about the heat in your room. Our fireplaces do operate on a thermostat. While it is best to turn them all the way up to keep them on, they can be set at one of the temperatures marked on the dial/slider so as to keep the room at that... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I recommend this hotel with no doubts. The owner Frank will welcome you and give all information you need, including good restaurants and nice places to visit. Room is big and clean. Free wi-fi and breakfast is also very good. Location is also another good point. You can walk to downtown enjoying the wonderful view of the beach.

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Fabio Thank you for taking a moment to tell us your thoughts. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay! I do hope we will get to see you again soon and will look forward to that time! Kind Regards, Christina Montalvo More 

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Address: 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly East Beach Lodge)
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn At East Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
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Hotel At East Beach
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Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#16 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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