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Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Porterville, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is a nice and relaxing. I stayed for medical reasons and was able to be comfortable before my testing schedule at Samsun. The hotel is conventienly located near shopping and a short drive to the beach.

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

Our tour group spent two nights at the Pepper Tree Inn in Santa Barbara CA. The whole thing about this hotel is the management a staff try everything imaginable to allow you to have an outstanding visit. We were all impressed. The rooms are sort of small and the bathrooms were small, but the room amenities were over the top....

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ChivaunC, General Manager at Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn, responded to this review

Greetings VA-Short-Term, It is our pleasure to provide amenities that ensure the comfort of our guests. We realize that not all hotels provide such a breadth of in room amenities and we thank you for your acknowledgement. If you find yourself traveling back to Santa Barbara, we hope you choose to stay with us again. Kind regards, Chivaun.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had 1night here but would happily have stayed longer. The room was comfortable, spotlessly clean and well-equipped, with a view over the lovely gardens and pool. The mall across the road had shops and restaurants, and the restaurant next to the hotel was good for breakfast. The hotel staff were helpful and friendly, and it was good to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

•Location was convenient for us as we drove down from San Francisco. Close to shops and fast food restaurants. •We took a short drive to downtown Santa Barbara. •The room was basic, but clean. Included robes, hairdryer, mini fridge and shampoo/conditioner. We were on the second floor and had a pretty view of the pool. Comfortable, perfect room for a...

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ChivaunC, General Manager at Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn, responded to this review

Richard P, thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback about your recent stay. I am so pleased that you found the hotel to be the "perfect stop over". I hope that you return and spend more time in our glorious city where there is so much to experience. Best wishes, Chivaun.

San Marcos, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very courteous, rooms very clean and spacious including bathroom, nice swimming pool area, and quiet even though it is on a main street, it is across the street from a mall, with a Vons Market, several restaurants and shopping. Parking is free at the hotel, no resort fees.

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Calgary, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very well situated. The staff are very helpful and accommodating. Our room opened into a sunny courtyard which was lovely. Adequate parking. Clean. Missing breakfast and I couldn't find a hairdryer.

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ChivaunC, General Manager at Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lee M, After reading your review, I do hope that you called the front desk for assistance regarding the hairdryer. I can imagine how frustrating that may have been to require a tool that you could not find. If you didn't come across the hairdryer, in some rooms it is located hanging in the closet in a designated bag...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When all the other inns were full, we got a last-minute room here, fearing the worst. A pleasant surprise to find a homely, lovely little hotel on the edge of Santa Barbara. Great staff, adequate rooms and good value as well as a nice pool out back.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed one night after going to the Willie Nelson concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl and our stay was restfful and comfortable. The accomodations were excellent and I will definitely stay there again and will reommend them to anyone who is going up to Santa Barbara.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with our twins in the executive suite. It was very fairly priced, spacious and clean. It had a porch with chairs to their very well taken care of garden. In the garden there is a swimming pool and hot tub, both in good condition. Two cribs were promptly available, including fitted sheets and baby blankets. The bathroom was...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Best Western Plus is fine and very reasonable cost-wise. And I always hesitate to impugn the reputation of any property based on a one-night stay. However, I did come across drug paraphernalia in one of the drawers in my room, which perhaps indicates that a little more attention to detail is needed. Otherwise, I have no complaints.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on five acres of tropical gardens, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn is a Spanish-inspired resort hotel with ornate tile and wrought-iron embellishments. The lush gardens feature pathways lined with palms and cascading bougainvillea. The hotel offers two heated tile pools, two whirlpools, an exercise room and massage facilities, conference facilities, complimentary parking and free high-speed wireless Internet service.The hotel's spacious, well-appointed guest rooms feature private decks or balconies overlooking the gardens and pool courtyards. The Treehouse Restaurant and Lounge offers casual dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and provides room, patio, and poolside service.Located on upper State Street with easy access to 101, the hotel is adjacent to the shops and restaurants at La Cumbre Plaza, and is just minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, world-class golf courses, award-winning wineries, glorious beaches, and the Santa Barbara Mission. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

Address: 3850 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $161 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Hotel Santa Barbara
Best Western Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Best Western
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Overlooking the pool”
OLDIE58035, 1 week ago | Read review
“No elevators, 2 story building, southtside lower level was quiet, convenient parking.”
SofunDC, 1 week ago | Read review
“There is at least one suite.”
  • Our lovely spacious room
sssnancysss, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Look for a room on the top floor overlooking the pool”
richardkM7611NT, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Make sure you ask for a room with a normal sized toilet!”
  • The toilet was built for pre-teens and rented to adults at full price....
craig993, Mar 9, 2017 | Read review
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