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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: -Great location, central to everything that is good in Santa Barbara. -Great service from staff...very helpful. -Fair price...many other hotels in the area are terribly expensive. -Free continental breakfast. Cons: -Very thin walls...I could hear TV from the room to my left and snoring from the room to my right. -Lousy water pressure in shower. -Basically, it is an...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting my niece who attends UCSB. The room i stayed in very clean, staff friendly, and helpful. Close to the beach, Downtown and UCSB. They have hot tea or cider to wind down to, in the lobby.. Quite area and comfy beds. Definitely recommend and looking forward to staying there again.!

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Atascadero
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have come to the Franciscan Inn for many years for both business and leisure. The staff from management, front desk, grounds keeper and maids have always been amazing. Great location, beautiful grounds and lovely rooms. I always suggest to everyone that wants to stay in SB.to go to the Franciscan.

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Franciscan Inn for over 20 years and wouldn't stay anywhere else while in Santa Barbara!! It is very clean, the staff is most accommodating, close to the harbor and downtown and well as being close to restaurants, etc. Since Santa Barbara is not exactly the least expensive city to stay in I also believe...

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Whitingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had a nice homey and quaint feel.. A nice taste of California! The staff was friendly and helpful and helped us find a yummy dinner place also with a lot of character. We would heartily recommend this to all.

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La Jolla, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Franciscan Inn is great place to stay in Santa Barbara. Its fairly close to both the beach and downtown, with plenty of easily accessible parking...which is important during the summer/fall months.

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very clean, great location and staff. will return very impressed with total ambiance. The continental breakfast was very well maintained and staff was helpful. the rate was a great value compared to competition thanks

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the Inn, the staff, room and location. We arrived early and they were able tom accomodate us. A microwave oven in the room would be nice, but the coffee and cookies in then afternoon was nice and the continental breakfast was good, too.

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Seattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

. We have been going to Franciscan Inn for years and will be looking for other options. Poor shower. Cloistered room. Breakfast was almost non existent Not even orange juice. They woke us with 7am roofing.

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Riverside, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All five front desk personnel are outstanding especially Eric and CJ. The property is a wonderful well-maintained and secluded welcoming environment. The rooms/sweets are always very well-maintained and appropriately appointed.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Convenient location, casual comfort and caring staff make this cozy inn the quintessential hub of your Santa Barbara visit. Continental breakfast, pool, spa, afternoon cookies, Wi-Fi and more awaits you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franciscan Inn

Address: 109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $205 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
The Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
The Franciscan Inn
Franciscan Inn Santa Barbara Ca
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Bedroom in suites has a VERY inconvient dresser. I can't see in the top drawer or on the top, which limits space to put personal items. Also bathroom could use a place to put clothing,etc. when taking a shower. This has just been a problem the last few years, but it sure is an inconvience.”
 of 5 bubbles marthab570, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The right faucet in the bathroom sink needs replacement. It can accidentally waste a lot of fresh cold water. Your facilities technician tried to fix it with an adjustment but the fix didn't work.”
 of 5 bubbles 525walkerl, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“get a room on the street level facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles 2travellersmeandyou, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend rooms in the single story section”
 of 5 bubbles Aylwin_Forbes, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I like the larger rooms. ”
 of 5 bubbles ChristiC105, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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