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Hotel Santa Barbara
Ranked #21 of 51 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
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“Very good hotel in a great location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is a very good hotel at a good value in a great location. We had a fourth floor room overlooking State St. Joe's Cafe is just across the street and is a good place to eat. We'll stay there again.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Palm Springs, Ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is a conveniently located boutique hotel on the Santa Barbara strip. Comfy beds and a nice continental breakfast spread. Just steps away from many restaurants, shops and coffeehouses.

My trip was marred by discovering a nasty dent on the side of my rental car, unfortunately discovered after I had checked out and was gassing up. My complaint to the hotel remains unanswered. As the hotel parking is valet only I'd be wary of staying here again. I am now being charged by the rental car company off the damage. Thanks guys...

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2013

Perfectly located in the heart of charming State St with all the restaurants and bars around. They take pride in their historic charm, but I found no charm in a toilet you need to flush 3 times to wash it, an elevator that takes a week between floors or a WiFi that keeps disconnecting. Complimentary continental breakfast was a nice touch. If you don't mind those minor irritations – you'll enjoy the location

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
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Property: Hotel Santa Barbara
Address: 533 State Street, corner of State and Cota Streets, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 51 Hotels in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Santa Barbara 3*
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Hotel Santa Barbara, where the atmosphere is alive and the options are endless. Be our guest and discover the personal service and incomparable downtown location that is Hotel Santa Barbara. Experience world-class shopping, fine dining, theaters, galleries, entertainment, great beaches, and so much more...all within walking distance of our front doors. Downtown Santa Barbara beckons from this beautifully restored Spanish/Mediterranean-style hotel mingling historic charm and contemporary comfort. Valet Parking (overnight fee) ... more   less 
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