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“Quaint cottage in ideal location”
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Montecito, California

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rayjbell
Colorado, USA
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“Quaint cottage in ideal location”
Reviewed January 5, 2012 for a stay in December 2011
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My wife, little dog and I spent four nights at Carla's Sweet Studio cottage over the New Years holiday. I would highly recommend this and the larger rooms next door.

The cottage is located in Montecito which is in the hills outside of Santa Barbara. This makes it an ideal location as there was a little fog on the coast for a few days while we were there but just being 5 minutes away from the beach slightly higher up we had the sunshine regardless.

The surroundings were just excellent. There is a large area outside to sit and relax and a pool and a hot tub in the gardens. Everything is secure through a security gate. We took our little dog and Carla greeted us with open arms as we arrived. Everything was explained, including lots of good resturant and beach recommendations. Inside we had a small kitchen, but everything included, and a soaking tub.

The closest beach is butterfly beach and this was great for our dog. She could run along the safe and clean sand. We spent a lot of time there. Santa Barbara is a 10 minute drive or a 35 minute walk from the beach along the coast.

We are planning a return trip and will definately adjust our travel dates to match availabilty at this cottage. It was not just that the cottage was everything and more than we expected but the personnal touch by Carla made this extra special. She even provided her cellphone number so that you can page her to wamr up the hot tub as you were leaving a resturant and on your way home! Very nice touch!

Ray

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Liked best: The security of the property due to our little dog
Liked least: We could not control the heating in the room but this was not an issue
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Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed December 4, 2011 for a stay in August 2011
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Tahoe City
Reviewed October 29, 2011 for a stay in October 2011

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Ventura
Reviewed September 19, 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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Your age range 45-54
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