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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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San Luis Obispo, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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131 reviews 131 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, I would recommend this hotel for people who want a clean hotel within walking distance to State Street at a decent rate. The room was clean but simple. The owners have obviously started upgrading the property and that shows but they still have some work to do. The beds were decently comfortable but super squeaky. We were there when... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your thoughts. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay despite the squeaky bed and fireplace issues. I am so sorry to hear about those! I wish we had known. We would have done everything we could to correct those issues for you. Our fireplaces should... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms good size close to beach shuttle bus service will take you downtown,breakfast could do with some English tea otherwise very good, staff are very friendly with owner frank really helpful. Swimming pool area good place to meet family T

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

Dear Guest, I am glad to know that you enjoyed your stay. I'm so sorry you did not have English tea while you were with us. We do have that here but may not have had it out at the time or have just run out. I do apologize for that. I hope that you will come back to visit... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This inn right on the beach was perfect! On arrival, we were offered fresh christmas cookies that were delicious and coupons for some great restaurants that we used that night! The owners are so friendly and wonderful, we felt right at home! The room was spacious, full of pillows, wi-fi and tv. Breakfast was freakin' amazing with everything you could... More 

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

Dear Lorin Thank you for your kind words. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed us so much! It is such a wonderful reward to hear that or guests had a wonderful time with us. Thank you. I hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you again someday soon! Kind Regards, Christina Montalvo More 

Richmond, VA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

What can I say about it? It was wonderful. Beautiful room, quiet, wonderful breakfast. You have your choice of eggs, cereal, fresh fruit, yogurt and all kinds of muffins and pastries. You can also borrow bikes to use which we found out later but we went exploring too far to ride bikes. Its not far from the beach at all.... 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 tell us your thoughts. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! I'm glad that you enjoyed our bike rentals. It is a great pleasure to have them available for rent and I am ever so grateful to Santa Barbara Fitness for allowing us to use... 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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#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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