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Loved this 12 room motel. Rooms and bathrooms all refurbished. Nice pool and seating area. Could even see the sea from our room. Liked the local art in the rooms. Very good value compared with hotels in the area.
Cracking little hotel, with a good location and for a short stay ticked all our boxes!
Close to the beach.
Really helpful staff. Really clean rooms, spacious and comfortable.
I would recommend staying here.
Some of the pictures on here don't do the place justice...More
We had room 12 which was bright and airy with views over a park area and out to the beach and sea Very nice room ,Clean and comfortable.
Lots of oil rigs lurking offshore. Don't know if this is the reason that some people have...More
I’m not one to bandy the word “sweet” around but for whatever reason that’s what comes to mind for this small boutique inn. Only 12 rooms with, I believe, 4 downstairs and the rest upstairs. There did not appear to be an elevator. I think...More
Lovely Motel to stay in. We were here for one night whilst driving up the coast. Had a gorgeous room with ocean view. Very clean comfortable and modern. The pool area looked very nice but sadly didn't get chance to use it. Was a comfortable...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator in room
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US$170 - US$327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#23 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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