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Los Angeles
Reviewed 12 January 2009

We have just returned from our relaxing get-away at the Old Yacht Club Inn in Santa Barbara.. The Inn is a charming little Mission Craftsman Home in a fabulous location, just a stones throw from a magnificent beach. It was so homey that it was hard to pull ourselves away from the Bed and Breakfast however since the Inn offers...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you taking notice of the location, quaintness and cleanliness of our bed and breakfast. I am so glad that you like the breakfast too. It feels wonderful to be so appreciated by guests like yourselves who can take full advantage and enjoyment of this "great gem" as you referred to our inn as. Please join...

orange county, ca.
Reviewed 1 December 2008

My wife and I stayed there one night . The innkeeper was ill so the housekeeper and another woman helped out as best they could. There was supposed to be wine and cheeze at a " social time " but no wine and cheeze ever showed up. One guest had a plugged up toilet and had to call an emergency...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Valuable feedback from our guests helps us serve our guests better and helps to effectively meet our clients expectations. However, sometimes our practices may need explaining as people who are not in the hospitality business may not understand why and how certain practices occur. First of all, we do not expect guests to use a...

Niagara-on-the-Lake
Reviewed 25 November 2008

We stayed one night. Early November 2008 we drove and stayed in B&B's from La Jolla to Pacific Grove - along the California Coast Highway. The Old Yacht Club was the worst B&B I have ever stayed in - and I wouldn't stay there if it were only $59 a night. The room was a badly converted living room in...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

Dear Carol and Brad, Santa Barbara has one of the highest and hottest real estate markets in the world. So your comparison to staying in other places you have stayed you may get less room but more of what Santa Barbara really has to offer. We are located a block from the beach. The weather and proximity to the amazing...

New York City
Reviewed 6 September 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Inn for 4 nights and had a nice time. The good things about the inn are: comfortable room, delicious breakfast, plentiful coffee, beach chairs and bikes. We also met some fabulous folks who were also staying there, and we stayed up all night chatting with them on the final night of our stay....

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

I appreciate your feed back. Sounds like you found us to be affordable and comfortable after taking the time to find the right place for your special stay with your boyfriend. We were sold out which is why you experienced two different rooms as your stay was very last minute. I wish you had spoken to us about there we...

New York
Reviewed 21 July 2008

My boyfriend and I walked in on a Wednesday evening looking for an affordable room for 3 nights. We stayed in the Portofino for two nights and moved to Galvellar for one night. Both rooms are very pretty and comfortable. We enjoyed the breakfast (which is plentiful) very much and the innkeepers are very courteous. There are bicycles, beach chairs...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, Manager at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for your four star review of the Old Yacht Club Inn. So glad that you and your boyfriend enjoyed our Portofino (one of my personal favorites) and Gallaher Roms and found them very pretty and comfortable. You both enjoyed the breakfasts very much (found them plentiful) and the innkeepers to be very courteous, a strong plus in this...

Petaluma, California
Reviewed 20 July 2008

I Booked 3 rooms for one week. All three rooms were lovely and spacious. I read previous reviews about the rooms smelling, so I purchased 3 plug in air freshners. We did not notice any unpleasant odors at all. The beds in all the rooms were extremely comfortable, everyone (ages from 11 years to 68 years) slept very well, we...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

"I highly recommend this Bed & Breakfast, and look forward to returning again ." Thank you so much for your valuable comments. Sounds like you really got a good feel for our Inn since you had booked three rooms the weekend you stayed with us. You had a wide variety of ages in your party too ranging from 11 to...

Chicago
Reviewed 23 June 2008

Owner and staff bent over backwards to make us comfortable. The Belle Caruso room felt like a private cottage with its own interior deck and chaise lounge. Every guest gets a bicycle and we jumped on ours right after a sumptuous Mexican-influenced breakfast to see the beach and watch the herons catch fish near the harbor. Lots of photo ops...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, Owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful five star review of the Old Yacht Club Inn. Owner and staff enjoyed bending over backwards to make you comfortable as you pointed out. That's what we're here for. So happy you enjoyed your stay and the feel of our Belle Caruso room decor, a sumptuous Mexican-influenced breakfast, and bikes!...

California
Reviewed 18 April 2008

The main problem that I have with this property is that it advertises itself as first class when the reality is that it is not. The rooms are second -rate, the ocean is not visible from the property, the food is so-so, and the noise level caused by the nearby trains screaming in the middle of the night is unreal....

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

The Old Yacht Cl;ub Inn strives for first class service and value, which most of our guests find to be true based on most of our feed back and number of return guests. We are located one block from the ocean and do not advertise the property anywhere as having ocean views. If we did have ocean views current market...

Southern California
Reviewed 2 March 2008

When we arrived the innkeeper quickly showed us to our lovely suite. She told us that the wine hour was in the parlor from 5-6pm; however, we needed to leave for our dinner reservations at 5pm. We asked if we could come down earlier. Without hesitation, she graciously offered to serve us whenever we wanted. After we unpacked a few...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, Owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

A stunning review, our treehouse is your treehouse! Thank you so much. We do certainly accommodate people as we are able, and I am thrilled you were able to enjoy some wine and snacks before dinner. Our breakfasts really are delicious and almost everything is made from scratch, from local produce and organic items. Thank you again and hope to...

Hawaii
Reviewed 26 February 2008

This is my favorite b and b and we've stayed in a lot in Santa Barbara. I have had much more expensive b&B suites that impressed me much less. The Innkeeper has a great eye for details and good taste in food. It is more cosy. It was immaculate. I expected less for such a good price. The staff is...

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Old-Yacht-Club-Inn, Owner at Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals, responded to this review

"This is my favorite b and b and we've stayed in a lot in Santa Barbara."-This is just the best compliment for us! Thank you so much for your 5 star review. Thank you also for appreciating our — coziness factor, attention to elegant details/ and for saying that the fooder has a great eye for details and good taste...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover our historic Santa Barbara inn and vacation rentals only 1 block from famous East Beach! Cozy rooms at our romantic Old Yacht Club Inn provide modern amenities, whirlpool tubs, and fireplaces, with private entrances and decks. Enjoy complimentary bike rentals, boogie boards, beach towels and beach chairs. Experience turn of the century charm at our Santa Barbara, CA inn and vacation rentals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals

Address: 431 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $212 - $521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Yacht Club Inn Vacation Rentals 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We loved the Romantic Suite with the shared balcony and whirlpool tub!”
 of 5 bubbles Z3028GUkatew, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“I liked the Jardon room but regret not getting one of the bigger suites!”
  • Bedroom Bed - Full Size
  • Great room decor
 of 5 bubbles Wheresthefood, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“Do you remember dial up internet? Well the WIFI here is reminiscent of that. If you really need that, they this is not your place.”
 of 5 bubbles Themysticman, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I am not sure if you can stay in the actual Old Yacht Club Inn, but it looked nicer even though it was locked up when I was there.”
 of 5 bubbles 620LindaL, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building are up quite a few stairs, but you can request a downstairs room and those only have 4 easy stairs into the room.”
  • cozy bedroom with overhead fan and window shades
  • Outside patio for dining or sitting with umbrellas
  • Jacuzzi tub
  • Vintage sink and wall covering
 of 5 bubbles NLRaddue, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
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