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Eureka, Missouri
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great room and location. Rates very reasonable for this area! Room was very clean! New decor Minutes from Santa Barbara. Restaurant under construction so we were not offered "breakfast included". There was coffee, juice, fresh fruit, and a nice assortment of pastries and granola bars available. , and

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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though the hotel sits just above the 101 Fwy, you never hear the road noise when the windows are closed. The beds are extremely comfortable, robes are soft, staff is accommodating and it's a short walk to Butterfly Beach and near several great restaurants and shops.

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Marina del Rey, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Welcoming staff. Liked the buy one get one free wine tasting. Loved that the coffee, tea, water and fruit always available. Soft robes. Really enjoyed the warm swimming pool and hot jacuzzi. All was very clean and kept up. Look forward to when your restaurant opens. Otherwise, Lucky's and honor bar were great alternatives. Wonderful stay!

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Santa Barbara
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was great. Location is perfect and the staff was excellent. If you haven't stayed here you should give it a try. Lots of shopping and great restaurants near by. And yet you are just a short distance to the ocean.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Steps away from nice cafe's, beach and a few clothing stores. We choose Montecito for its upscale yet relaxed vibe. Our room was small and there was no tub in our bath, however it was still very clean and comfortable. We would return. There is some freeway/road noise.

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Palmdale, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff is very friendly & helpful. We chose a mountain view room & loved the views. The room was nicely decorated. The bathroom reminded us of a cruise ship's size but with a full bath. The lobby & public rooms were very elegantly decorated. There was always coffee, hot water & ice water available just off the lobby. Restaurants...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a lovely hotel with everything you need: a pool and a clean bed. The location is a little out of the way if you want to enjoy the beautiful Santa Barbara. It also needs a renovation and facelift badly.

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Woodland Hills
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Highly recommended! Great location and amazing staff! The best complimentary morning orange juice I've ever tasted! 5 stars for ol' Charlie Chaplin's hideaway. Very nice gym and pool. Try LUCKYS next door for dinner!

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved our quick visit. We plan on returning. We enjoyed the shopping. Great little shops. My daughter and I went for a long walk up in the hills. The view was amazing. It was a good workout. Thank you

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love the location and charm of the Montecito Inn. Wife and I had a great trip. Thank you to all the great staff for helping make a perfect weekend. Walked to breakfast and dinner each night. Couldn't ask for more. Absolutely will be staying there again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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 )
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  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $162 - $415 (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:
#6 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#14 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#21 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“rooms away from the road are quietest”
 of 5 bubbles lyndhurstlocal3, Dec 2, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the ocean have to deal with the freeway noise from highway 101.”
 of 5 bubbles checkercab, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“Best to request a room away from the freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles 153doreeng, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“mountain rooms can be right on the street and noisy; ask to be away from the freeway”
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 of 5 bubbles ladodgerone, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Stay at least one room away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles sidrichison, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
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