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Santa Barbara House by Hyatt

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst hotel experience I've ever had. The pictures are a lie, the Santa Barbara house is an old decrepit building situated across from train tracks and a field full of homeless individuals. Aside from the terrible accomodations, the service was even worse. We showed up to the Santa Barbara house with no clue how to check in (along with 2...

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Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know this was connected with Hyatt when I booked it. First impression was that it looked like an old converted apartment bldg. Gate locked with note on gate to check in at Hyatt Centric down the street. When we checked in at Hyatt, they told us they were giving us a FREE upgrade to the main Hyatt bldg....

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Torrance, California
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed for one night. First of all it was very hard to locate the check in desk, this is located on the back side of the Hyatt Centric off Cabrillo on Orilla del Mar. Once we found the desk, we were told that our room was not yet ready. This was fine as we had arrived at 1:00pm, which...

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Torrance, California
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My room was located in a nice area. Walking distance from the Ocean. My room was very clean and stocked with all the amenities you could think of. The bed was extra comfortiable with lots of pillows. I enjoyed the patio with 2 chairs and a table to relax. I ordered room service and it was promptly delivered with 20...

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

My wife and I are very low maintenance travelers. If you can give me a clean room, safe hotel grounds, and quiet enough to fall asleep, you're well on your way to a good review. We don't sweat the small stuff and don't really care about decor, hotel staff friendliness, etc. because we are just looking for a place to...

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Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor reviews I went to the right place: The address here on the website is wrong, it takes you to one of the properties but the front desk where you checkin is in another place - here's the address: 1111 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. It's around 1/4 mile from the building. The front desk...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Trust me when I tell you this folks, this property is not even CLOSE to approaching a 4-star hotel. First, I was misled by the travel site that I booked the hotel through (I was promised a 4-star property with all the amenities, pool, spa, restaurant, etc.); what I got was swindled! I was put in the "Santa Barbara House"...

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3Thank Craig W
Moorpark, California, United States
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Recently I went to the Santa Barbara zoo and loved the location. I booked the hotel through a standard booking website. When we arrived at the hotel, at the address listed on our booking, there was nowhere to check in. There is a black security door that was unlocked, so we went in and walked all around, but there was...

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Bonney Lake, Washington
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Like so many of the reviewers we were highly disappointed with our stay here. The main hotel is 1 and 1/2 blocks away and the Santa Barbara house is set in between a bunch of apartment buildings. There are no amenities in this building so be aware that you always have to walk back to the hotel. We had to...

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Verona, Italy
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Reception desk is @ the Hyatt Hotel down the road 1/4 mile away so your need to get there before checking in. Our room was renovated but not even close to the Hyatt standards. We stayed one night and was ok, but would not recommend - there are better value for money solutions in SB.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Santa Barbara House by Hyatt

Address: 424 Por La Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly The Parkside Inn)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $205 - $559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Santa Barbara House by Hyatt 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Parkside Hotel Santa Barbara
Parkside Hotel Santa Barbara
Parkside Inn Santa Barbara
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“If you want to use the amenities, make sure you are in the main hotel or adjacent bldgs.”
 of 5 bubbles debbiemU9343MJ, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not Room 143”
 of 5 bubbles Kassandra531, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Jodee68, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room is not located by a staircase nor an elevator”
 of 5 bubbles Mellyca, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I don't know but I would definitely make sure you are in the Main hotel!”
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