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Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed one night and had a choice of room, opting for ground floor. The room was huge with all the facilities you would expect in a more expensive hotel. It's located close to the centre of the town and easy reach of restaurants, the beach and bars. We wished we had stayed there longer but we were trying to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the most expensive ($350) average room I have ever stayed in, on par with Sheraton four points. It was a value considering what worse places were charging. The room was clean, the bed was fine, A/C worked great, they were able to check us in a bit early. Front desk was friendly and helpful. I saw people head... More 

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kaneohe
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is in nice walking distance to the beach and shops and restaurants. Aside from that, there's not much else going for it. As mentioned by others, the front desk person is not very friendly. An example: when we stepped up to the desk to check in, she disappeared for awhile knowing we were there. The room was fairly spacious... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Nothing fancy but clean and good location. There is a pool and hot tub that we didn't try out and the breakfast had variety. The hotel is across the street from a park with tennis courts and lots of grassy area.

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights here and loved it. From the word go, the manager Samantha was the soul of friendliness. She gave us a mountain facing room with a balcony when I asked, fir no extra charge, even though I was supposed to have booked it specially online. She gave us a map and patiently explained where... More 

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We stayed for one night on our way up the Pacific highway from LA to Monterey. The Avania Inn was ideal, it was within walking distance to the beach and to State Street, where all the shops and restaurants are. Very comfortable bed and basic but decent breakfast included in the price of the room. Recommend for a short stay.

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

On vacation (road tripfrom LA to SFO) and found this nice hotel with very friendly staff, comfortable basic rooms - very good wifi! breakfast was OK as well. Location is excellent. All in all a good experience. Would stay there again.

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Forster, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This was a great find. We stopped on the chance they had a room. Very close to the marina and wharf at West Beach. Rooms were well furnished and clean. Breakfast was basic but saved eating out. Rates were very reasonable

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mumbai
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there just for a night and it served our purpose as we were out most of the night. It has everything you need for a nights stay - comfortable beds, decent bathroom and parking. The breakfast is very basic though.

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Vista Ca.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Loved it, in residential area yet walking distance to harbor and sterns warf, and downtown. Felt very safe there, not on a street with all the hustle and bustle. Older place, but very clean. My daughter And I loved it. Nice breakfast, everyone friendly and helpful. Rosa in the breakfast area was amazing. Nodia, Samantha were great.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • 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 Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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: $144 - $331 (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:
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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