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Harbor View Inn

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is not our typical hotel, we tans to be drawn to the more modern hotel, but we had to try this. On check in we were offered an upgrade to a suite for a nominal premium which we took and were glad we did as the room, although traditional was lovely, clean, spacious and very well maintained with a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed 2 nights at the HarborView, the staff couldn't be friendlier and helpful at recommendations . Rooms were updated and clean. Location right on the water yet near State gives you the best place to stay

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Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay for a few days. Very close to not only the harbor (right across the street) but also to the downtown. If you happen to come in to town without a car and want to rent one, there is an Enterprise Rental Car Location within easy walking distance of the Inn. Rooms are very clean and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just spent 2 nights at this lovely inn across from the pier and beach in Santa Barbara! The staff are attentive and delightfully friendly! I was in room 114, which has a super lanai onto the garden and then directly to the outdoor pool and jacuzzi, which looks towards the beach and pier. Couldn't have had a better room!...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights during our trip to California. It was a lovely hotel. The reception staff were great and check in easy. Parking is available at the hotel. We upgraded our room for a small fee. Our room faced the beach and was great. The room is fairly large and well furnished. Coffee machine was a great...

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Tustin, California
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Loved it here We had a suite with an ocean view We walked to breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Wine tasting was a close walk away. Great large bathtub for couples. Comfy bed. We could hear waves crashing and sea lions from our bed. Great trip!

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed February 15, 2017

If you are looking for a waterfront view, this is the place. Beautiful mission-style buildings with really nice views. The best kept secret is their spa. I would put it up against a Four Season Spa any day. It's a small spa, but beautiful, relaxing and clean. The spa director went out of her way to get us massage appointments...

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Lancaster
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit and it did not disappoint. Friendly staff, we had an ocean view suite which was great. Very close to Main Street and the wharf. Perfect location for a stay in Santa Barbara. Parking available on site for a daily rate.

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Very nice room/suite - we booked through hotel website at special rate for paying in full ahead of time. Great view of Bay and water activities going on. So nice to see blue sky and water after weeks of snow berms! Buildings have lots of mission charm and our room very spacious. Staff very helpful and onsite restaurant handy at...

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Toronto
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night while driving to San Francisco. Nice rooms, although they could be updated somewhat. Great location close to the pier and the beach. Very friendly staff with great recommendations for places to eat. I would recommend this hotel.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Santa Barbara's premier 4-Diamond boutique oceanfront hotel. Centrally located to the beach, downtown shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Enjoy all of our wonderful amenities which include heated pool and jacuzzi, Full service Spa,room service, gift shop, fitness center, coffee bar and restaurant, Eladio's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor View Inn

Address: 28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $254 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbor View Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Harbor View Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor View Inn
Harbor View Santa Barbara
Harbor View Inn Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Room 114 is ground floor, end of hallway with pool/garden and partial beach/pier views, plus very private lanai. West wing facing beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 998elizabethl, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Splurge for the ocean view. They have nice balconies with lounge chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles buytravelnotstuff, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upper room away from corner of State St. and Cabrillo Blvd - especially in warmer weather when more populated by tourists”
 of 5 bubbles bettypon7, Jan 31, 2017 | Read review
“This has a nice access to the beach, and pier.”
 of 5 bubbles khosrows740, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view is best but if not available opt for a city view”
 of 5 bubbles Dellanno31, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
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