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Castillo Inn at the Beach

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Manhattan Beach
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean and no frills motor court motel 1/2 block to the beach and 3 blocks to State Street. Great value and perfect for us as we only sleep there and otherwise are out and about enjoying the city. Good free wifi. Bath has plenty of counter space and was remodeled. A quiet air and heating system. Comfortable bed. Will return...

Thank RL18
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a night in Santa Barbara before continuing our road trip to Las Vegas. This motel is lovely and is in a good location. Stearns Wharf and the beach are just a few mins walk away. There are also plenty of restaurants within walking distance.

Thank Mandy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Santa Barbara on a busy Sunday afternoon with a lot of traffic around the beach area but found the Castillo Inn with ease. It's just a 3 minute walk to the beach and a 10 minute walk to the Marina with very good restaurants. The young chap at reception was really nice and helpful and check-in was...

Thank KelvedonWanderers1
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, just back from the water front and walking distance from nearby restaurants and downtown. Great walking path along the foreshore is only a short distance from the motel. No views but quiet, plenty of off street parking and good sized rooms. Easy to get to by car. Manager gave us great tips for our stay.

Thank Jamaican-Luck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for a clean perfectly manicured property that is reasonably priced , this is as good as it gets. It is just around the corner from the beach. The rooms are clean and tidy to the smallest detail. Our remote was sanitized and in plastic. One of the nicest people ever at the desk. I would go back...

Thank T6356BFjamesp
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

-Great location close to the Marina -Very nice 2 bedroom, fully equipped efficiency -Light breakfast with muffins, coffee, Juices -At check-in, very nice young staff member checked us in and recommended a spot to have a drink and watch game 7 of the World Series (Neighborhood Bar and Grill) -When we returned, we stopped in the office to thank him...

2Thank Wanger39
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights great location just off beech rd 10 minute walk to the pier and about 20 to the downtown area where most of the bars and restaurants are. Clean rooms friendly staff great place to stay

Thank jack b
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Really friendly, helpful welcome from the couple running the hotel. Clean newly refurbished room. Filtered water tap in bathroom. Location perfect for beach and Union Street restaurants. Easy parking. Yummy pastries, coffee, tea & Snapples on Reception to take to your room for breakfast. Suited our needs perfectly. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Bimsmum
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Rooms were very nicely done My room was ready early which was always nice. Walked to pier and downtown but took .50 cent trolly back from downtown. Would have given it 5 stars but the pillows were very "tired" Looking back i should of asked for replacements. Now i know why some people bring their own. breakfast is just...

Thank kathyrich
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Fabulous welcome from the guy on reception (Noah?), who told us we had the cool room and then spread out a map and marked on it the things we should see while in town. He was right: the room was cool, a ground floor apartment with plenty of space and a real sense of indulgence. The hotel is perfectly located,...

Thank Keith B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Castillo Inn at the Beach

Address: 22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3809
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $150 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castillo Inn at the Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Castillo Inn At The Beach Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“1 story motel type set up . don't know if there are any differences”
 of 5 bubbles kathyrich, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only a few rooms on the second floor but they are worth getting for privacy”
 of 5 bubbles DaveRFBard, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check what the mean by patio! Ours consisted of a table and chairs with no view except a 6 foot fence.”
 of 5 bubbles sueb821, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 30- is the best room on the property”
 of 5 bubbles apacheap, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Overrated Motel”
 of 5 bubbles GemmaMcGungle, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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