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Inn At East Beach

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1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3705 (Formerly East Beach Lodge)
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying that the service and staff WAS EXCELLENT! The entire place was clean with a retro flare. The room was great with one BIG exception...NO AIR CONDITIONING?? Who would have known when we made the reservation??? I did go back and check the website after our visit and nowhere does it mention that the rooms are... More 

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Thank Kirk M
InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Kirk, Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your thoughts. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our property! Though I do apologize that our lack of AC detracted from your stay. You are correct, we do not regularly need it here on the Central Coast. That being as it is, we may always remain with... More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For the price in Santa Barbara, this cute inn offers a lot! My husband and I stayed here for two nights and could walk to the beach, take a short $0.50 trolley to Funk Zone (wine tasting area) and State Street for restaurants and shopping. Frank, the owner, was super friendly and has many tips about where to go. The... More 

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Thank CMP1127
InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a moment to tell us your thoughts. I am delighted to hear that you had such a great time with us! I do hope that we will get to see you again on your next trip to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place close to the beach with a VERY friendly staff! Exceptionally good complementary breakfast and coffee is available until 7 PM. The walk to the Stearns wharf is about 2 km, but they rent out bikes. There are not many restaurants in the area, but the State Street is full of options. Taxi ride around $15-20.

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Thank Jan N
InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Jan, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. It's such a pleasure to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. I will be sure to share this with my Team. I hope we will see you again when you next visit Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina More 

Santa Cruz, California, United States
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time here and it's a little less exciting this time because privacy was more important. The doors on the bathrooms are slatted so you can hear everything. We also had an upper room and it was warm and stayed warm (July). But the owners are so generous and kind, the breakfast is good and the outdoor setting is pretty... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear JenCarole, Thank you for your review. While I understand your frustration with the bathroom doors, I have to admit, this made me giggle. Never has anyone been so outright about it. I do not foresee the bathroom doors being changed anytime soon, but I do appreciate your telling it like it is for others to see so that they... More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived a little before the stated check in time of 3pm but that wasn't a problem and the receptionist, who was providing temporary cover was friendly and helpful and assisted us carrying our luggage to the room. The room was reasonably comfortable and we didn't have any noise or WiFi issues as others have reported. After a pleasant stroll... More 

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InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your thoughts. Santa Barbara is indeed an expensive area. Though I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay despite that fact! We hope we will be able to see you again when you next visit Santa Barbara! Kind Regards, Christina More 

Sarpsborg, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (family of four) stayed at the Inn for three nights. We enjoyed our stay, being upgraded to a suite the last two nights was a pleasant surprise. The staff was very helpful (Mr Santana quite the joker) and we loved the breakfast which had something for everyone. The soundproofing could be better, but we weren't bothered by it. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night as we drove from LA to San Fran . Terrible managers ,the rooms are tired 80,s style the shower did not work ,straw floor in the bathroom not Tiled. The chair at the desk looked like it belonged in a opp shop , they have rules for everything think you are in a concentration camp.... More 

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Cottage Grove, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I pre-booked and paid for three nights at this hotel about six months in advance of my stay for my daughter's graduation from UCSB. The pros: - good location - rooms very clean - free parking - nice toiletries The cons - horrible acoustics. You hear EVERYTHING - horrible Wi-Fi. We all ended up using our data rather than their... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice affordable place one block from the beach. Room was very nice and had a cottage feel to it. The room also had a cottage smell, not a bad thing, but we did air the place out by keeping the door open.

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute hotel right behind the Hyatt. Steps from east beach Frank and Kamal were so friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was just right, continental but with a large assortment of fruit, pastries etc. Bike rental on-site. A short drive to the wharf, shopping and wine and beer tasting rooms.

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InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Patrick, Thank you for your lovely review. I will be certain to share your kind words with Frank and Komal. I am so happy you had a wonderful stay with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps to Santa Barbara's best beach - Exclusive East Beach Resort area near zoo, wharf and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn At East Beach

Address: 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3705 (Formerly East Beach Lodge)
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $197 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn At East Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Hotel At East Beach
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Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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