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Castillo Inn at the Beach

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first stop on the coast after flying into L.A in the morning (13 hr flight). We were very tired and the beds were very comfortable! Good size and the breakfast was included, and sufficient to start the day as we headed off again towards Monterray.

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here many times over the years and love it's location which is 1/2 block from the beach. Also very close to the pier and other good spots to visit. Staff always friendly and helpful. It's a older motel, but very well maintained with all updated rooms. We would never consider staying anywhere else in this area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly and knowledgeable staff. Very clean and quiet. Room was very nice and spacious. Had planned to use airbnb, but Santa Barbara eliminated rentals less than 30 days effective Jan 1 so had to switch to a hotel at the last minute. Castillo Inn was a real find. Good location, half a block off the beach road. Very easy...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Castillo Inn in Santa Barbara. Great location, just a 5min walk from Stearn Wharf. Rooms were surprisingly well appointed, and bathrooms were great. The breakfast was simple, but for the price it was a nice addition. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We paid usd234 for a room with 2 queen beds (non sea facing). Room is relatively big. Simple breakfast provided. A short walk to the pier and wharf. It's more of a drive in apartment than hotel. The inn is one block away from the road along the sea so don't need to pay more for any 'sea facing' room....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very clean and tidy hotel. Good location and easy to find off the main highway. Parking was a little bit tight. Great value for money when there are a lot of hotels that are more expensive but not as nice. The staff were very helpful when we checked in after a long day of travel.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 10, 2016

An ok option. Staff very friendly. Motel with decent sized rooms but no frills. Basic breakfast, I.e pick up a pastry and drink from reception to eat in your room. Location close to beach and harbour but 20 mins walk to downtown and the restaurants etc. No issues with the hotel but not worth almost $150 a night (inc all...

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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Clean and no frills motor court motel 1/2 block to the beach and 3 blocks to State Street. Great value and perfect for us as we only sleep there and otherwise are out and about enjoying the city. Good free wifi. Bath has plenty of counter space and was remodeled. A quiet air and heating system. Comfortable bed. Will return...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent a night in Santa Barbara before continuing our road trip to Las Vegas. This motel is lovely and is in a good location. Stearns Wharf and the beach are just a few mins walk away. There are also plenty of restaurants within walking distance.

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Reviewed November 21, 2016

We arrived in Santa Barbara on a busy Sunday afternoon with a lot of traffic around the beach area but found the Castillo Inn with ease. It's just a 3 minute walk to the beach and a 10 minute walk to the Marina with very good restaurants. The young chap at reception was really nice and helpful and check-in was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Castillo Inn at the Beach

Address: 22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3809
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $113 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castillo Inn at the Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Castillo Inn At The Beach Hotel Santa Barbara
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“We had the room right next to the reception office, which used to be the managers own dwelling... the beds are VERY good :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Kvdle, 5 days ago | Read review
“We prefer the larger room with outside patio, however all rooms seem to be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles A4678VJricharda, 1 week ago | Read review
“1 story motel type set up . don't know if there are any differences”
 of 5 bubbles kathyrich, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“Only a few rooms on the second floor but they are worth getting for privacy”
 of 5 bubbles DaveRFBard, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Check what the mean by patio! Ours consisted of a table and chairs with no view except a 6 foot fence.”
 of 5 bubbles sueb821, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
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