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West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (399 reviews)
Great hotel right steps away from the beachWe really enjoyed our stay at the West Beach Inn. The room was clean and the staff very friendly. Their continental breakfast was mediocre. It consisted of cereal, bagels, bread, and oatmeal. I really enjoyed their complimentary happy hour; they serve cheese, crackers, and wine from 5-7pm every day. ...
  Aug 30, 2017

$239

$239
Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (359 reviews)
Great pool and hot tub at the hotel, parking convenient just outside and great service.
  Sep 16, 2017

$189

$189
Wine Valley Inn

Wine Valley Inn

1564 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (605 reviews)
Vacation with our JRTDog friendly and very close to restaurants and shops
  Sep 15, 2017

$109

$109
La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

1601 State St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (207 reviews)
Nice big rooms. Air conditioning weak. Otherwise OK
  Sep 17, 2017

$135

$135
Hadsten House

Hadsten House

1450 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (795 reviews)
Great location!!!Great location for wine tasting in the SY Valley. Easy walk to all the great shops, restaurants and tasting rooms in Solvang. Recommend this hotel for couples, girls weekend and families. The breakfast was an added bonus. We will definitely stay here again!
  Sep 18, 2017

$144

$144
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (1,021 reviews)
Nice place..Clean Older hotel with no AC. Very friendly staff and good breakfast every morning. Free wine at happy hour.
  Sep 9, 2017

$209

$209
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (368 reviews)
Great valuePerfect stay for our Santa Barbara girls trip. Close to the wharf and the funk zone. We loved the free cruisers at our disposal as well as the free breakfast.
  Sep 19, 2017

$229

$229
Mason Beach Inn

Mason Beach Inn

324 W. Mason Street, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (95 reviews)
Short but sweetOnly here for the night but we stayed here before and loved everything about this hotel
  Sep 18, 2017

$161

$161
Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

3850 State St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (478 reviews)
great locationThe hotel was very nice. Great location, and easy access to major streets and freeway. Right across street from major shopping center and next door to a very nice restaurant with very nice staff. Rooms very comfortable and tv reception had wide variety.
  Sep 9, 2017

$151

$151
Pacifica Suites

Pacifica Suites

5490 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (313 reviews)
We have stayed at this property several times over the past 4 years for kids sporting events and tournaments. Breakfast is my favorite part of the property. Made to order meals and hot coffee is always ready. Will return again.
  Sep 15, 2017

$224

$224
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Three Star Hotel Guide for Santa Barbara

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