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Inn At East Beach

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1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly East Beach Lodge)
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day on the road we got a great welcome from the owner who clearly enjoys his role as host/entertainer. Comfortable, clean rooms, with a nice fireplace. Although other travellers have had a problem with noise, we had no complaints at all.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a luxury stay by the beach then this is not the place for you. If you're looking for a casual and cozy place by the beach then this place is great for that. This is basically a nice motel but not a hotel by any means. Pros: - One block from the beach - Free parking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was not aware they are a family owned placed, so they aren't open 24 hrs. I arrived some time after midnight because I had to wait to get out of work. No one was at the front desk and it was locked. Which was fine because i understand, i arrived so much later than i was hoping. The owner comes... More 

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Thank Michelle S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Santa Barbara for an overnight stay and was very happy I chose this hotel. It's a little older and not fancy but very quaint and the customer service was incredible. Frank made you feel like you were the only guest. Great continental breakfast, the location isn't far from downtown and you're within walking distance of the zoo!... More 

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Great Notley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming little Inn just stepped back from East Beach. Frank the owner makes you feel very welcome on arrival. we had just 2 nights which was perfect. The car park is down to the left of the Inn and felt exposed onto the back street, yet the rooms and the pool was enclosed by security gates which... More 

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Thank NeilChambers2013
Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's difficult to rate this motel. The room we had (called superior) was a pretty typical motel room located on a parking lot with thin walls and ceilings. But the location in Santa Barbara is terrific - only a block from the beach - and, as other guests have noted, the staff is very special and they go out of... More 

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Thank MJM261
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stayed here for only one night while on our way to a wedding and driving Highway 1. It was a cute, cozy little room, but the customer service was great! It was very bright when we woke up the next morning and we could hear the kids swimming at the pool, but we needed to get up anyways! Upon... More 

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Fresno, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Frank is a charming host and provides "only the best for (his) guests"! Location is great... walking distance to East beach and zoo. A short drive to State Street. Great selections for continental breakfast. We love the "turtle" eggs and variety of breads, fruit, teas, yogurt, etc. We have stayed twice and will be sure to come back if we... More 

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

Dear Theresa, Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your thoughts! I means the world to us to know how our guest's stay have been and I am so very happy to hear that yours was so enjoyable! I hope that we will get to see you back again sometime soon! Kind Regards, Christina Montalvo More 

Australia
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is apartment style around a heated pool with parking included. The rooms are adequate and basic. The gas fire was lovely though as it was winter. Laundry was great for our road trip as the kids splashed in the pool while we did the supwrvised the washing with a beer on the pool deck. The hotel is a... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. It is always god to hear from our guests, especially when there is something for us to learn and when our guests have had a great time. I am happy to hear that there was no fuss in getting you to a better room, however, I am sorry to hear that this was... More 

Wiesbaden, Germany
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Right as you enter Frank greets you and sets the tone of warm friendly and always ready to answer your questions. The rooms were very clean and comfy. The location is great within walking distance of the beach and downtown. The breakfast was superb - with wonderful pastries, and great coffee. This place is a great find!!

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