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Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

8-10 min walk to Main street and 4 min to beach so location is good. Ok room, simple standard. Not the best service at breakfast when food was not refilled fast enough and all seats were taken. The woman at front desk did not smile once, and neighbours being loud was not the best for our kids. Nice with a...

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Levanto, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with a friend in this hotel for almost a week, and i have loved every second of it. I think it's family owned and the staff was super friendly and helpful. The breakfast was delicious and i have loved the rooms in particular, very spatious and well designed, especially the bathroom and the little outside patio.

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Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I booked this based on its booking.com description & photos, both of which were very generous to the reality of visiting it. The receptionist was 'efficient' choosing not to engage in any form of rapport & after returning to the desk to ask if I could have another room closer to reception with a stronger wifi signal she said No....

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Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

The hotel has a good location to everything by car and has walking distance to the beach and state street. The staff is friendly, the rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfast and free parking is included.

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Thank Sandra H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff but the hotel is very dated. Dark bedrooms and ancient bathrooms but clean. Yellow towels which is a bit awful. TV microwave coffee machine hairdryer iron air con are all available. Free parking and large rooms but the space could be utilised better

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Essex
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Arrived early and they were happy to let me park and go for a walk until the room was ready. Very clean and a little more updated than some I have stayed in along the coast. Breakfast was nice, with quite a good selection. The reception lady wasc very nice (sorry didn't get her name)

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Thank Julesthur
Klaipeda County, Lithuania
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed staying at Avania. The room was always clean, we had balcony with the view to the mountains on one side (3rd floor). The breakfast was really good. Huge parking place. The location is perfect - quiet, 5 min walking distance to the beach, close to the downtown. The staff was always nice and smiling. Perfect, short stay in...

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Thank Neri G
Namsos, Norway
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a nice hotel, with a nice location at the beach. Large room with large beds, but long time since last referbishmemt. Friendly staff. Free parking. Nice breakfast. Easy access of the 101. Quiet area.

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Ticehurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We stayed here for one night as a break in journey. It was very clean and comfortable with a very good breakfast which was included in the price. The staff were quite friendly and gave us directions to go for dinner. Although the room was on the top floor so we did not get any noise from the other guests,...

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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Can't believe this motel actually cost almost $300 per night. The décor is awful. We were greeted by someone at the front desk who had a mouthful of food. The air conditioner was a wall unit that didn't throw off cold air. We had it set at 59 and it was still hot. Only redeeming quality was cleanliness. Location was...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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 Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 (Formerly Country Inn by the Sea)
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $120 - $557 (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
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Quiet hotel. Several places near by for lunch and dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles JensOrning, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“This is more like a motel than hotel.....can't honestly say if all rooms are the same”
 of 5 bubbles 898lesleyb, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“make sure you stay on the third floor, its quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 551estellec, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
“Park across the st. If yo want quiet, 3rd floor to the back. They have family rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 476georgiam, May 8, 2016 | Read review
“Quietest on third floor. Rooms with balconies are best”
 of 5 bubbles jessicalI4369FY, May 7, 2016 | Read review
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