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Alhambra, California
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to stay here regularly and decided to revisit...if you really want to be near downtown, it's a decent option. I've always loved the staff! The rooms vary and the staff gives good descriptions /recommendations...charming overall. You can hear neighbors so you have to hope no rowdy guests are registered. Generally the clientele is good!

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for three nights and the hotel was good value for money. Very friendly and helpful reception staff who greeted us well and answered any queries we had. The room were spacious and provided some cooking facilities although we did not use them. The room was clean although the carpet did look like it might benefit with a steam... More 

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Wauconda, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited here in September. The hotel is located in a great place in Santa Barbara and the staff that greeted us were very nice and friendly . My little 3 year old great niece lived swimming in the pool. The rooms were very nice and we are planning to go back there next month.

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Coral Springs, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked 2 rooms for ourselves and friends and was advised that the only other King room available was next to the maids room so would be slightly less, but still an equally nice room. When we arrived and checked in the room for friends was pretty nice and much more upgraded then our room. Our room with stuck in... More 

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Ojai, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the staff here are great. They are very friendly, helpful and genuinely make you feel at home. It's an ideal location for walking to the Harbor, many restaurants, shopping and beach. We had two rooms (101 and 126). Both were in need of new carpet and a thorough cleaning. 101 is located on the street level with queen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us stayed here for 2 nights. I wasn't the cheapest or the most expensive but I must say it was money well spent. as we arrived the staff was very friendly and helpful. are rooms were spacious and very clean with a massive bed. it's also got a nice clean pool area. Breakfast was included in the price... More 

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

We visited for a weekend in mid-August, and we brought along a three-month-old baby. I had called ahead to let the hotel know, and it seemed like they strategically placed us in a room that was away from noise and the interior of the hotel. We were appreciative of that, especially since there was a bachelorette party down the hall.... More 

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Thank Matt C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such an incredible weekend in Santa Barbara. Thank you to the staff at The Franciscan especially Ben, CJ and Sue! They were all very gracious hosts and made are stay all the more enjoyable. I highly recommend this hotel!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Franciscan Inn for two nights with our two teenagers and were thrilled to walk into a large suite with two queen beds and a separate room with another queen bed. The rooms were clean, nicely decorated and the bathroom was spacious as well. The hotel is two blocks from the ocean and walking distance from Stearns... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to visit and stay. Friendly, helpful staff. Eric, Carol, CJ and everyone were great hosts. Very clean and well appointed rooms. Simple and tasty breakfast. Close to the beach.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Convenient location, casual comfort and caring staff make this cozy inn the quintessential hub of your Santa Barbara visit. Continental breakfast, pool, spa, afternoon cookies, Wi-Fi and more awaits you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franciscan Inn

Address: 109 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3804
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $162 - $628 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
The Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
The Franciscan Inn
Franciscan Inn Santa Barbara Ca
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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