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Inn At East Beach

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's a cool little spot, but those who are used to AC, beware, haha. (That's typical of many Californian homes and hotels apparently though) The breakfast was your typical continental style breakfast, but it's one meal you don't have to buy - so it makes it feel worth it and like you are getting more bang for your buck. We...

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InnatEastBeach, General Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Anna, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! I hope we get to see you again the next time you visit Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina

Sunshine Coast, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a nice motel/hotel. The owner is a lovely man who obviously takes pride in his place. The location is convenient to the beach, parking is easy and access to the room is good. The decor is calm and pretty, with lovely touches that make you realize it is a loved place of business. Everything always seemed cleaned, and...

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InnatEastBeach, General Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear bnohr, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay despite the age of our property. We have since made improvements! I hope we will have the opportunity to make a better impression the next time you visit Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina

Park City, Utah
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The location is one block away from the beach, no beach view. Perhaps the upper story (2nd) have a slight view of water, not sure. The lower rooms by the pool have no view and I had little sense of being near a beach since that street is full of buildings. You need to walk maybe five minutes around the...

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InnatEastBeach, General Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear MorningstarMarilyn, Thank you for taking a moment to tell us your thoughts. I will be sure to share your kind words regarding our Team with them! Though I am so sorry that your stay with us was not what you expected. We have since made many improvements, much of which are mentioned here in your review. I hope we...

Youngtown, Arizona
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our room was quiet comfortable and near the Beach and restaurants. It was very reasonably priced and had a comfortable bed and bathroom amenities. The parking was free and the rooms located behind locked gates for security. there was a pool available and the grounds and rooms well maintained. If you have any mobility issues this may not be the...

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InnatEastBeach, General Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Rick, Thank you for taking a moment to tell us your thoughts. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay! I hope we see you again the next time you visit Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Someone like me who travels for about 2-3 months in a year, I find most the hotels of a certain standard give almost the same experience. And most the time difference between good and a great stay is the service that you get. This hotel/motel most definitely wins your heart with the service. Komal, the young, chirpy girl at the...

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InnatEastBeach, General Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear 93pgm, Thank you for your review. I will be sure to share your kind words with Komal and the rest of our Team! I hope we will have the opportunity to see you again when you next return to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The rooms and the grounds were good - but what made our stay awesome was the staff. The gentleman who checked us in, the woman on staff when we left, and Frank the general manager were all so friendly and competent and really made sure we were comfortable and happy. Thank you!

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InnatEastBeach, General Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Hedwig23, Thank you for your review. I hope we will have the opportunity to see you again when you next return to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina

Reviewed 21 December 2016

This inn was absolutely perfect, especially because of the innkeeper Frank (and his wife Linda). We traveled from LA to SB for an overnight and could not have been more welcome during our stay. The inn itself was a block from the ocean, it was clean, there was continental breakfast, you could rent bikes on site (10$ an hour or...

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InnatEastBeach, General Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for your review. I hope we will have the opportunity to see you again when you next return to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina

Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Lower your expectations and you will not be disappointed. The check in girl is positively delightful and the location is great. The room is a CA1960's apartment minus the green shag rug that had been replaced with indoor/outdoor carpeting. The breakfast pastries are very good and the rooms are spacious.

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Roz18, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review. I am so happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable! I will be sure to share your kind words with Frank and the rest of our Team! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! Kind Regards, Komal

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Like all the Reviews say, it´s true, Frank and the team really welcome you. Service is simply great. My examples; My wife asked for Dinner recommendations, and violá we didnt just have the perfect recommendation, the reservations were done as well. When we checked out, and I forgot my ipad in the room, we were promptly called so my drive...

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Bill, Thank you for taking a moment of your time to share your thoughts with us. I am thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us! I will be certain to share your kind words with Frank and the rest of our Team. I look forward to seeing you again when you next return to...

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Over the past three days I had the fortunate of being a guest at the Inn at East Beach, I was in Santa Barbara celebrating my uncle’s wedding. This was my first time in the area and it certainly won’t be my last. The location of the Inn is great, only one block away from the beach was a great...

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InnatEastBeach, Front Office Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Ricehall, Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us. It's such a pleasure to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. I will be sure to share your kind words with Frank and rest of our Team. I look forward to seeing you on your return trip to Santa Barbara! Kind Regards, Komal

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps to Santa Barbara's best beach - Exclusive East Beach Resort area near zoo, wharf and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn At East Beach

Address: 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3705 (Formerly East Beach Lodge)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $212 - $541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn At East Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Hotel At East Beach
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“We preferred the First floor but the upstairs neighbors were noisy .”
raisorby1, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room either with no room overhead or on the top floor.”
891melissai, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Superior King room with fireplace large lots of room for two.”
699trishad, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for one of the few rooms with balcony and view to the hills.”
jg1004, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want to get to the car quick choose a room near the back gate (opens with the room key) behind the pool area.”
maks26, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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