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Montecito Inn

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I always find it difficult to find lodging in Santa Barbara. I decided to try the Montecito in after reading the reviews on trip advisor. As we drove up, my wife was concerned about the location and appearance and potential for noise. I can safely tell you that we never heard any cars our entire stay, and our room was... More 

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Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were only here for a night and the hotel was perfect for our stay. The rooms were clean, fairly spacious and modern. The staff were really friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. The breakfast was included and was a decent continental but make sure you get there early!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small and friendly run hotel is an ideal place to relax and retreat. The location is good with access to Santa Barbara and just over an hour away from LA. Had very good quality meals within the hotels restaurant and an enjoyable time at the pool. In all a good experience

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely time at this smaller hotel. Room was great for 5, 2 large queen rooms and huge bathroom. Hotel has a boutique feel and service (valet and front desk) were very nice. In general, great quick stay to explore Santa Barbara - the only thing that needs fixing is the breakfast. The selection is poor, the restaurant... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were placed in a standard king room along an interior corridor right by the stairs leading up from the lobby. The room was great - comfortable, clean, nicely furnished and decorated. We had a great view of the main street of Montecito. It's a quick jaunt to the main part of Santa Barbara. Parking - There are just a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Montecito had an upmarket village feel and the Inn is right in the heart of this. It's a great location. We went for a wine tasting tour from the hotel. The hotel itself, was very comfortable and clean, although the rooms are on the smaller side everything is appointed tastefully. The breakfast however was a disappointment, with 2 problems. 1.... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Montecito Inn as a scouting trip to potentially bring more guests next year for an event. The photos on their website lead you to believe this hotel is quaint, charming and historical with a modern touch. The room we stayed in (Mountain View King) was nice, but needed some updating. We had high expectations, given the high... More 

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Berkeley, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at the Montecito Inn several times in the past few years. It never fails to delight us, both in regard to service, condition of rooms and other amenities. There is a small café downstairs and other restaurants/shops in walking distance.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Montecito Inn multiple times this year and would stay again. Pros: Great staff, lots of charm and character, perfect location by shops and restaurants, clean rooms, comfy beds, nice linens. Cons: The rooms are small and do not have great views, breakfast is dull consisting of yogurt and coffee, a far walk to the beach and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a convenient place to stay if planning a trip to Santa Barbara. Right off the highway, walking distance to great restaurants and cute shops, including a CVS for those like me who always needs a little something extra that may have been forgotten. I traveled with a girlfriend for a girls weekend getaway and we were both over the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Montecito Inn was built in 1928 by screen legend Charlie Chaplin as an escape to paradise for his closest friends. Enriched with influences reminiscent of early Santa Barbara, guest rooms are a reflection of the Montecito Inn's proud history and tradition. Bedrooms decorated with classic patterns and furnishings in warm earth tones and bathrooms adorned with hand-painted ceramic tile create an elegant ambiance. The Montecito Inn offers the perfect blend of classic style, comfort, convenience, and personalized service. Wake up in the morning to a continental breakfast served in the hotel's restaurant, the Montecito Cafe, or have it delivered to your door. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the Montecito Cafe, a local favorite, which boasts an exquisite California Nouveau cuisine. Other fine dining is also available only a walk away. Relax by the pool and Jacuzzi, or walk only 2.5 Blocks to the beach. Also enjoy the day in Montecito, one of America's most beautiful seaside communities, with boutique shopping. Featuring 61 Elegant Guest Rooms & Luxury Suites, the Montecito Inn offers all of the quality, service and elegance that Santa Barbara has to offer. Our staff is waiting to help satisfy your every desire. Today, the escape is yours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montecito Inn

Address: 1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $207 - $1,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Montecito Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 61
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Also Known As:
Montecito Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#14 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#21 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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