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10 Best Santa Barbara Beach Resorts

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    #5 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    234 travelers mentioned "beach location" and "beach front location" when describing this hotel.
    Family-friendly, Pool, Beach
    Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
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  • "The attentive staff, the beach location, the fabulous grounds, the prestigious and convenient location all make this hotel a winner. The fact that it is a historical gem that has..."
  • "People often compare the Biltmore to the San Ysidro Ranch; I've stayed there too and prefer the Biltmore's beach front location. We're already planning for our next stay...."
  • #40 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    2 travelers mentioned "close to the ocean" and "near the ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Family-friendly, Mid-range, Pool
    Hyatt Santa Barbara
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  • "The hotel is an older property with a convenient location in Santa Barbara (close to the ocean and beach). The valet and front desk staff were very friendly and made the checking in..."
  • "Great customer service! Hotel is not luxuries but has all the basics and nicely located near the ocean. It's good price/value combination. ..."
  • #3 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    11 travelers mentioned "beach" and "ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Pool, Luxury, Resort hotel
    San Ysidro Ranch, a Ty Warner Property
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  • "After an exhausting night drive from pebble beach we arrived in the dark and couldn't appreciate what a beautiful place this was until the morning. However the morning came too soon..."
  • "This is peace and tranquility in a idyllic setting. You won't be gazing out at the ocean and waves, even though you are just over a mile from the beach, but if you want a romantic..."
  • #29 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    8 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Family-friendly, Pool, Beach
    The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort
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  • "We had a room with a balcony on the ocean view side. Grounds were beautiful as well. Did not dine here or use the spa, but I can attest to a well appointed and very comfortable..."
  • "It is a bit spread out (but that is to be expected at a resort style hotel) and could use some updating but the location is perfect, right on the ocean. I was fortunate enough to..."
  • #33 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    Family-friendly, Mid-range, Pool
    Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
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  • "This hotel is in an excellent location right across from beach and close to State Street Downtown. You are 1 block from pier. In terms of the rooms however this is not close to a 4 star hotel so you c..."
  • "Whilst visiting family in Burbank we wanted a few days on the beach, and after some research came across Hotel Milo. We found it reasonably priced, especially because of its location. There were many ..."
  • #30 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    4 travelers mentioned "on ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Family-friendly, Mid-range, Pool
    Santa Barbara Inn
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  • "Rooms are clean and comfortable with nice view on ocean and park sides. Across from beach and close to downtown. Quiet on off season, but could be different during busy season..."
  • "Great blackout curtains make for a dark room at night even on the ocean view side. The traffic on Cabrillo Boulevard starts early (around 6:30 - 7:00) so you might want to bring..."
  • #16 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    One traveler mentioned "near the ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Family-friendly, Pool, Beach
    Franciscan Inn
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  • "I needed rooms with lots of restrictions-ground floor, near the ocean, refrigerators, a private place for folks to congregate. I found it all at the Franciscan Inn, a small..."
  • "We stayed here for one night when we were in town for a wedding. All of the big and/or fancy hotels in Santa Barbara have a 2-night minimum (which we couldn't do because of schedule), which drives me..."
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    Harbor View InnOffers & Announcements20% off room rate
    #15 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    2 travelers mentioned "by the ocean" and "close to the ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Family-friendly, Pool, Beach
    Harbor View Inn
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  • "The Harbor View Inn could not be in a better location if you want to be by the ocean in Santa Barbara. Sitting at the end of State Street and over the road from Stearns Wharf, it is..."
  • "They are in the front building so you feel really close to the ocean. If you want to splurge, suite 339 is wonderful. This is further away from the ocean though......."
  • #34 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    One traveler mentioned "near the ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Budget, Pool, Beach
    Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
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  • "The location was excellent, very near the ocean, with beautiful surrounding neighborhoods for walking. Walking downtown was fun and interesting. The SB trolley only cost $.25 so..."
  • "After reading the other reviews about the service at this hotel, my girlfriend and I decided to still book a room for labor day weekend. It was an impromptu trip and it was the best rate we could fin..."
  • #24 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    One traveler mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
    Mid-range, Fitness center, Boutique
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  • "We had a garden room downstairs on the ocean side. No restaurant yet, but one coming. In the mneantime lots close by. Very impressed overall and if you´re into art - this is for..."
  • "The room was very European. It was small but very well done. Staff was friendly and helpful and the location is very nice. The beach and pier are wonderful. The restaurant next door was nice. Quick wa..."
  • #17 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
    One traveler mentioned "on the oceanview" when describing this hotel.
    Budget, Family-friendly, Pool
    BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn
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  • "We were on the oceanview side of the hotel and it was quite nice. We had a birdseye view of the parade on Friday morning, The hotel continental breakfast is nothing to write home..."
  • "Rooms are clean, the staff very helpful and its right infront of the harbor. A few streets away Stearn's Warf and State St. ( the backbone of Santa Barbara). Free Breakfast and wifi too. Will definit..."
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