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Madison, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Squeezed my family of 5 into a room over the 4th of July. Room was clean and beds were comfortable. Location can't be beat -- close to waterfront and plenty of dining options. Breakfast and wifi included. Friendly staff. At close to $300 per night, it's hard to call anything a good value but at least I didn't feel ripped... More 

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Ontario, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Stayed only one night for a quick getaway. Good location for walking to the harbor or the beach-on a quiet street. It's just a short walk to Rudy's Mexican restaurant. We stayed in a room with a king bed on the 1st floor. It was nice and clean, with a very comfortable bed with lots of pillows. We also had... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with this B&B. It's about a 10 to 15 min walk to the main street in Santa Barbara but it serves it purpose well. They also have a little pool area should you or your kids wish to have a quick dip during your trip. The rooms were small but clean. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The Franciscan Inn is a cozy and quaint hotel with a great location! Central to the wharf and harbor shops and restaurants. Also within walking distance to state street and the funk zone! Makes it easy to do a car less trip!! The hotel staff is very accommodating. Gave us a discount and room upgrade when the air conditioner wasn't... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Nice little place, you can walk to the beach and also downtown. Breakfast was basic pretty much grab and run with it but more than enough and there were cookies and hot drinks available late when we checked-in which was lovely. The rooms are not big and with 2 suitcases there was no room next to one side of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Ideally located with the sea front just a few minutes walk away. All staff very friendly. Rooms were excellent but at times the parking at the hotel was a bit scarce. There are parking restrictions on all the surrounding roads. Breakfast (although excellent) was a little different than normal,. You go to reception to select your breakfast but there is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Franciscan Inn. It was very close to the beach (despite the cold-ish weather while we were there) and easy walk to the Funk Zone and state street. The staff was very friendly and chatty - and thorough in their welcoming and 'how to' around the property.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely room and the bed was great. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Breakfast is very basic. Location really good but we woke up at 7 am from all the noise from the room next door. The walls were paper thin in room 145. The cleaning lady started vacuuming the room next door at 9 am... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Had one night at the Franciscan Inn. We had a queen double room which was comfortable and clean although a little on the small side. The hotel was nicely set out and the pool area looked lovely. It was a short walk from restaurants and the waterfront area. The breakfast was probably the most limited provided on our week long... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

For the money, we were very pleased. Quaint inn in convenient location. Assistant manager Eric was fantastic. Could use some updates but overall a very nice experience and we would probably go back, especially because of the location and price.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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: $168 - $378 (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:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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