My boyfriend and I made last-minute plans to go to Santa Barbara during President's day weekend. Most of the hotels I checked required a two-night minimum stay, and we were only planning to stay for one night. The hotels that did not have a two-night minimum were booked. I called Lemon Tree Inn to see if there was anything available for one night, and to my surprise they had availability for one night. I booked it immediately for $165 - a decent rate considering it was a long weekend. When I arrived, they honored the AAA rate, and I got a discount. The rooms feel like motel rooms - basic amenities, thin walls, water temperature in the shower was sporadic and kept changing. However, the restaurant and pool area are much nicer than anything at a standard motel. We did not actually eat at the restaurant, but it looked nice. The front desk staff was nice. Our stay was comfortable enough for what we wanted - a place to sleep after a whole day of wine tasting. The location is about 3 miles away from the downtown area and beaches, but it's a short cab ride to get to the main shopping area on State St. and to the beach. Overall, I would recommend this place if you are looking for something basic and affordable and do not plan to spend much time at the Inn.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Classic neo-60s Inn in the Center of Paradise. Set on a Tropical 4 acres, Modern Guest Rooms with Private Patios or Balconies face our Lush one acre Courtyard with Giant Heated Swimming Pool and Hydro-Spa. Guest love our Crocodile Restaurant and Bar which features Californian style Italian Cuisine with something for every appetite. Dine in our Chic Dining Room or at our Cool Bar, on our Tropical patio or enjoy private In-Room Dining. Our Full-Bar features an extensive Wine List, Great local Draughts, Traditional and Exotic Cocktails.Spacious Guest Rooms feature comfortable Beds, Sony Flat Panel TVs, In-Rooms safes, In-Room Coffee. We Offer Pool-Side Rooms, Garden and Mountain View rooms and Atrium rooms...all accessable by Elevator.The Lemon Tree has Meeting Space and offers full In-House Licensed catering for all types of events.Our Friendly 24 Hour Front Desk Staff is eager to welcome you to the Lemon Tree Inn and Beautiful Santa Barbara. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Lemon Tree Hotel Santa Barbara
- Lemon Tree Santa Barbara