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Best Western Beachside Inn

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“across the street”(122 reviews)
“great location”(155 reviews)
“harbor side”(9 reviews)
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

It may not look very fancy from the outside, but the rooms were large and very nice. Had microwave and fridge. Everything worked well and was clean and new. Lot's of sound proofing and double glass doors was quiet and warm. Room Service was top...More

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Thank aprill602
Response from BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside InnResponded 10 February 2017

Hi April and many thanks! You are so correct...the outside isn't much RIGHT NOW! You should see the obstacles encountered with the local planning and Coastal commission to even change the outside color because of our historic landmark status. BUT, we're working on it while...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Great hotel, clean room, comfortable bed. Close to many restaurants, stearns pier, walking and running trails. Staff is awesome! Front desk, house keeping, etc. very good breakfast too. Affordable price. Easy parking onsite.

Thank mdvscott
Response from BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside InnResponded 10 February 2017

Thanks Guys for all the great kudos! If you liked it now, can't wait to hear what you say after our upgrades are done! Safe travels!! HJRobbins - GM

Reviewed 7 February 2017

This has been our go to hotel when we visit Santa Barbara. I love the location and the fact we can walk all over town/to the zoo etc. Great pool that is the perfect temp. Rooms are clean and the hotel staff have all been...More

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Response from BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside InnResponded 10 February 2017

Hi Guys, Welcome back and sorry I didn't get to see you. You are correct, in an effort to pay for our ongoing renovations, we are now offering washcloths as poolside towels to save expenses. (Actually, it's raining so much I didn't think anyone would...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Lots of good bits here: Clean mattresses (yes, I am that girl who pulls back the sheets to check the cracks and seams for dust and bed bugs and these were CLEAN) clean towels, clean rugs, clean grout (I am a total stickler on this...More

Thank smallfacts
Response from BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside InnResponded 1 February 2017

Hello Smallfacts, And many thanks for the numerous large facts you mentioned. We get things right virtually all the time, but we're struggling a slight bit these days with all the upgrades and renovations taking place. Rest assured, we will continue to always try our...More

Reviewed 21 January 2017

TV remote was the worst we have ever had; channel was hard to get from guide and TV stopped sometimes in the middle of a program. Light & fan for bath ran together and fan was noisy. Outlets were convenient and accessible. Breakfast was good...More

Thank photobug429
Response from BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside InnResponded 1 February 2017

Hi photobug, Thanks for the honest review. We are just working out all the little remote issues after our installation of the latest HD programming installed at the hotel. Those darn remotes are a little complicated as well but we're working on a replacement already....More

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Beachfront
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Heated pool
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USD 150 - USD 346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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USD 150 - USD 346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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DTen
16 September 2017|
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Response from Dave A | Reviewed this property |
We drove in and parked. I didn’t see a hotel van that could serve as a shuttle. The airport is near UCSB, about 10 miles from downtown. An Uber would be your best bet.
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ZLI
24 April 2017|
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Response from BeachsideGM | Property representative |
Hi Guys, We are no longer pet friendly as should have been advertised. However, since you had been a previous guest, we will honor another visit with your pet, unfortunately to say good bye to your pet. All the same deposit... More
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Timothy A
11 March 2017|
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Response from BeachsideGM | Property representative |
Hi there, I apologize. I'm sure I hit send when I responded but obviously not. Correct answer! Just $3.00 per night. See you soon!! Harvey - GM
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