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Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my Arrival the lady who checked me in, didnt greet me with a warm welcome, she instead asked for booking confirmation. She didnt give me any instructions and just slammed the card key on the counter. Whenever i asked for any information, i was given a one word answer. When i asked what was for breakfast the next day,... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed here for one night which was a shame as Santa Barbara was beautiful. The hotel is a short walk to the beach (about 5 mins) and approximately 15 mins to the bars and restaurants on State Street. It's clean and comfortable. It's only let down is the receptionist who is unfriendly, unwelcoming and quite frankly didn't look... More 

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Thank Victoriaw86
Bundaberg, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in Avania Inn. The room was large and bed was very comfortable. Very clean and smelled nice. The girl at front desk was very friendly and helpful. Our breakfast was free and in addition to usual stuff like cereal, muffins, etc, they also had scrambled eggs. Walking distance to the beach, wineries and restaurants. I'm would... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pretty impressed with this hotel. I really didn't have high expectations for it but I was impressed. Our room was large and had a microwave and fridge which was a huge plus. Everything was very clean. The rooms were also quiet and you didn't hear outside noise and your neighbors. There's a small pool and large hot tub... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't feel very safe staying here. We only stayed for one night as we were travelling around California, check in was at 3pm and we arrived at 2pm hoping for an early room which wasn't actually available - I asked the lady at the desk if we could leave our suitcases in a luggage room (rather than in our... More 

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Claremont, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to stay here while my 17 yr old son did the walk. Chose it because in past years I noticed how they had pink balloons out front. Samantha, the owner is very personable. The rooms are good size, very clean and the price is comparable to others in this area. 2 blocks from the beach, has a pool and... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not centrally located. Quite a distance from anything apart from the stagecoach museum..... Which was closed!! The room was ok with a comfortable bed. Breakfast was continental.... Waffles eggs and sausages. It was ok to stay for just one night

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Thank Lesley B
Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We booked this hotel last minute during our tour of California as our air bnb place cancelled on us a few days before we were due there. The lady on the front desk couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming. We booked 2 rooms as we had teenage daughters with us and we're told that there was a room becoming... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

The accomadations were simple but ok, some of the hallway carpets could stand to be replaced. The breakfast was alright but the area where it is prepared defenitely needs to be moved away from where the guests are eating. The girl at the front desk when we checked in was very friendly however the other ladies that filled in were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The Avania is clearly an old motel which has been refurbished, but they've done a good job of updating it. Our room was plain but large, with a balcony. Fittings and furnishings were modern. The two negatives in the room were the bathroom, which is very old-fashioned with a small bath; and the lack of power points. We had to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara Hotel is located 1 block to waterfront. Offering a Free Hot Breakfast buffet, Free Wireless Internet. Rooms offer Pillow Top Premium Beds, Fridge/Microwaves in rooms, coffee makers, iron/ironing boards. On site Heated Pool & Spa. Also on site Redwood Sauna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

Address: 128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3810 (Formerly Country Inn by the Sea)
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $123 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Avania Inn of Santa Barbara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Avania Inn Of Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Avania Hotel Santa Barbara
Avania Santa Barbara
Country Inn Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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