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    Hotel Santa Barbara

    533 State St, corner of State and Cota Streets, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
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    “state street” (83 reviews)
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    11 - 15 of 274 reviews

    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    From the valet parking attendant to the front desk to the breakfast attendants, the staff at Hotel Santa Barbara were very helpful and friendly. The room was well appointed with robes, coffee maker and very comfortable beds. The butterscotches in the room was a nice...More

    1  Thank BRDWN
    Response from HotelSB, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 10 May 2017

    Dear BRDWN, Thank you for your feedback! We love hearing from our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that staff was helpful and friendly. We do hope that you come back again soon!

    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    Close to the waterfront and shopping and restaurants. Staff is very friendly. We stayed in a single queen the first visit last year but this trip had a double queen room which was perfect and much larger. The hotel is perfectly located for everything one...More

    Thank mcmc1225
    Response from HotelSB, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 28 April 2017

    Dear McMc1225, Thank you for your review! It makes us so happy to hear that our staff was so friendly and that you have stayed with us more than once! We look forward to having again in the future.

    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    This is a nice hotel in a handy location downtown. Booked a single queen because that's all we needed. But, be aware; the single queen room is tiny. Barely room to turn around in. The double queen booked by our friends was much larger and...More

    1  Thank johnthoeft
    Response from HotelSB, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 28 April 2017

    Hi! Thank you for your feedback regarding the size of your room. The hotel was built in 1926 and at the time was a residential hotel with bathrooms down the halls. When the hotel was renovated in the 90's, each room was given a bathroom....More

    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    The hotel is a very good property to stay at. Clean, quiet, and centrally located. If it is your first time in the area and history is something you like much of old Santa Barbara is within a few blocks of the hotel.

    1  Thank 340bill
    Response from HotelSB, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 24 April 2017

    Hi 340bill, Thank you for your review. We are glad you were able to take advantage of our location and explore Santa Barbara. Please come back again soon.

    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    I've stayed here in the past twice and was very happy. What has changed: they not only hold the cost of the room on your card(expected) but now also apply a $150.00 "incidental" charge. When I asked what incidentals could total $150, (no drinks or...More

    1  Thank Judy B
    Response from HotelSB, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 15 April 2017

    Hi Judy, We are sorry that you weren't fully satisfied with your stay. We pride ourselves on providing the best experience for our guests, especially our return customers. We have always had a $150.00 incidentals deposit, but we release the hold on the account upon...More

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    samridhisharma2012
    1 July 2017|
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    Response from scvtravelers4779 | Reviewed this property |
    I don't recall, something like 3:00pm and 11:00am (maybe even noon) but I would suggest you just call the hotel directly.
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    Samuel1958
    3 April 2017|
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    Response from HotelSB | Property representative |
    Hi Samuel, We do not have a pool on the property, although there are a couple of options nearby; Los Banos Del Mar Swimming Pool Santa Barbara Athletic Club Unfortunately, Trip Advisor won't let us post links here, but... More
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    22 November 2016|
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    Hi Halftank, The Gold Coin is good for $10 off your next stay with us! You likely got one they last time you stated at Hotel Santa Barbara. We are eager to have you stay again! Regards, Hotel SB
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    "Ask for a room facing state street if you want to people watch"
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    "Ask a room as far as possible to their elevator and unplug the noisy little fridge"
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    "maybe lower floors, because the elevator was a vintage (since 1926) so it's kind of slow."
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    "If you need quiet be specific about staying away from elevator, ice machine and not facing State St."
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