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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night passing through, close to harbour and short walk to beach and main shopping street. Quiet at night. Air conditioned rooms. Lovely decor and very spacious rooms. Room had a balcony which was a great bonus although just had a view of the street. Great breakfast, and use of the small pool!

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 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 July 18, 2016 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 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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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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
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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: $133 - $315 (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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