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Castillo Inn at the Beach

22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3809
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#16 of 55 hotels in Santa Barbara
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See why so many travelers make Castillo Inn at the Beach their motel of choice when visiting Santa Barbara. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a quaint setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Santa Barbara, Castillo Inn At The Beach Hotel is located a short distance from Moreton Bay Fig Tree (0.4 mi) and Santa Barbara Harbor (0.4 mi).

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the motel.

Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

Travelers looking to enjoy some filet mignon can head to Opal Restaurant and Bar, The Palace Grill, or Holdren's Steaks & Seafood. Otherwise, you may want to check out a cafe such as Natural Cafe, Andersen's Danish Bakery, or Jeannine's Bakery.

Should time allow, Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and Shoreline Park are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

At Castillo Inn at the Beach, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Santa Barbara.

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Melinda P wrote a review Sep 5
Yorba Linda, California466 contributions62 helpful votes
A quaint hotel just a half block from the beach...wonderful for walkers as you are right next to the harbor and also a large park. Free parking and the rooms are decorated and upgraded really nicely with little patios. Very happy with our stay!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Kateryna M wrote a review Jul 2020
San Francisco, California1 contribution
The room was really clean and cozy, the hotel is located 3 min walk from the beach and all bars and restaurants. The parking is limited but it’s free. Very quiet location, I had a great sleep there. Recommended!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Nicole M wrote a review Jun 2020
Greenwood, California13 contributions10 helpful votes
Excellent rates for the location! Very clean and large room! Excellent customer service at the front desk! I mistakenly made reservations for a month later than we arrived. Fortunately they had a room and were able to accommodate us. Great short walk to the beach and pier and places to eat. It ended up being the friendliest place we found in Santa Barbara. At the height of COVID, it was nice to be able to relax and be treated normal.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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casunlover1 wrote a review Jun 2020
Escondido,CA55 contributions36 helpful votes
I booked this place based on the location and price. It's listed as a 2-star place but I would give it 3. The room we stayed in was Room 29 upstairs. It was on the smaller side but it did have a nice little sitting area and a beautiful bathroom. Everything was upgraded. The bed was super comfortable and the bathroom towels felt brand new, very soft, and fluffy. I would have liked an outside patio but I think some of the other rooms have them so if that is what you are looking for make sure to request a patio. Something to note, the street is kind of busy during the day so you can hear traffic but the evening quiets down. This is a sweet little boutique hotel. The guys in the office are no-nonsense and very efficient. I would definitely come back and stay again and get a room with a patio.
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Date of stay: June 2020
L B wrote a review Feb 2020
Tinton Falls, New Jersey485 contributions83 helpful votes
Motel in Santa Barbara. Not fancy but clean (I might use the word utilitarian to describe the place). Ok for a short stay. Room was fine. The heart of the town is walkable from the motel however it is a bit of a walk. I might look for something else next time.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Castillo Inn at the Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Castillo Inn at the Beach?
Nearby attractions include Cabrillo Bike Path (0.7 miles), Reagan Ranch Center (0.4 miles), and Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Castillo Inn at the Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Castillo Inn at the Beach?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Castillo Inn at the Beach?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Castillo Inn at the Beach?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Castillo Inn at the Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Toma Restaurant and Bar, Mony's Mexican Food, and Figueroa Mountain Brewery.
Is Castillo Inn at the Beach located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Santa Barbara.
Are there any historical sites close to Castillo Inn at the Beach?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Casa del Herrero (3.8 miles), Old Mission Santa Barbara (2.3 miles), and Casa de la Guerra (0.8 miles).
Is Castillo Inn at the Beach accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.