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Best Western Beachside Inn

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The complimentary breakfast was excellent and included scrambled eggs and sausage and cut fresh seasonal fruit. Parking however was NOT FREE as $5 was extracted at checkout. I would stay here again if needed.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location just across from the beach, walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants. Friendly staff. The room with two queen beds was a good size for four people and the beds were comfortable. Our favourite part was the continental breakfast in the morning, we found that for an inn it was above average and had a huge variety! Food...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alyssa, Thanks for the kind words and glad you enjoyed breakfast. The staff there does a great job with all that hot food as well. See you soon! HJRobbins - GM

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Situated across the street from the marina and Stearn's wharf area. There is a small beach for activities. The hotel is 3 stories and does have an elevator. It was very clean. An older facility but the room had a small refrigerator and microwave. There was free parking onsite. Staff were courteous.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We selected a room with a balcony overlooking the bay and boat harbor. The view was fantastic, and the soundproof sliding doors kept the considerable noise on Cabrillo Blvd. below us to a minimum. Also, the location we thought was nice, since it was away from the hustle and bustle of State Street and the Wharf, and near the Breakwater...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks for all you kind words and comments. All has been taken to heart and our ongoing renovation/upgrade project will be addressing everything you mentioned and more over the next few months. So please visit again when done, and give us your feedback. It's always appreciated. HJRobbins - GM

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff were incredibly helpful, friendly, and courteous. Incredible service on their part. The hotel room was way overpriced and very simple for what you pay. There is no ocean view (even though it's on the beach) and the amenities are lacking (no jacuzzi) and the furniture and decor are bland and basic.Great location though.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, Thanks for your kind words!! And don't forget for your return trip, we will have a new and updated hotel in the very near future with a lot more to come over the next year. This phase of the construction/upgrades you probably had seen during this visit, will be done shortly showing off just a small part of...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was a little pricey for what you get. A small pool, no hot tub. A broken lamp in the room. But the cable selection was excellent, AC and water were strong, and the location is amazing. Though pricey, it was the most reasonable one I could find in Santa Barbara.

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Drumheller, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For value, location, and convenience we have found Best Westerns suit our needs well. There was a bit of racket out of a neighboring room, but not to the point that we had to raise a fuss. The beds were comfy, clean and so was the bathroom. There was some updating going on, and the continental breakfast was OK. Parking...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Cobilly, Thanks for your kudos! I'm hoping you get a chance to visit after all the renovations and upgrades are done!! We would love to have your before and after response. We're quite confident you will be impressed. Thanks... HJRobbins - GM

Reviewed 1 week ago

Handy place to stay. Undergoing renovations and when finished, it will be really nice. Nice view of the harbor. Close to good restaurants and the water. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was hot.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks so much for your kind words... If you think we were doing well now, just wait until the upgrades/renovations are done...It will be amazing. We are all so excited!! Thanks again... HJRobbins - GM

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location just across from the beach and accessible to downtown shops and restaurants as well as beach walks and harbor boat or kayak rentals. Friendly and considerate staff. Good breakfast. A bit pricey in prime summer travel times, but so are the others. We've stayed here before in winter, spring and summer months.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Grant, Thanks for visiting again and your feedback! Absolutely right...the prices are going up as summer approaches, I guess I should be happy we stay on the lower end of the pricing for all the waterfront hotels. And we still have the best service in town!!!! Just wait until all the renovations/upgrades are done!! We are so excited!! See...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this hotel in SB. Great location- walk to the pier, sunrise stroll on East Beach. Rooms are large, not high end but well done and comfortable. Parking was free for years and now $5 / night. Still great for SB. Easy drive up the hill to the Mesa- and my favorite beach, Hendry's. Easy drive to State Street...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks for the kudos and see you in July. I promise the new breakfast area/lobby will be ready by then for sure. See you soon! HJRobbins - GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Beachside Inn, perfectly located just across the street and a few minutes walking distance from the harbor, pier and beaches of Santa Barbara. From our fantastic location, you can also enjoy a beautiful walk to "downtown" Santa Barbara, and experience all our world class dining and shopping. And to make life even easier, the Santa Barbara beachfront/downtown electric shuttle is available at our front door if you're planning to have an even more relaxing day while visiting. Our 60 room hotel will be sure to offer you the quaint charm, which represents Santa Barbara's essence. But we also offer some of the most modern conveniences. From our very hi-speed internet, to a fabulous continental breakfast and the latest in air conditioning / heating systems, we are all confident you will have a memorable visit here in Santa Barbara all handled by our fabulous staff.We look forward to welcoming all of you to our wonderful littleescape by the sea in beautiful Santa Barbara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Beachside Inn

Address: 336 W Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3855
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $248 - $621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Beachside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Best Western Beachside Hotel Santa Barbara
Best Western Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Best Western
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Visit during the week when rates are lower, and splurge for a view balcony overlooking the bay.”
bsimosd, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for the ocean side and the park side tends to be noisy from the park across the street. Garden side is OK, but no view.”
sausco, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms with the park view were fine, don't splurge on the harbor view.”
  • Beds, room 205
  • View of park across Castillo Street from room balcony
  • Peek of the ocean from parkside room
thejoyciecat, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balcony facing the harbour has a great view.”
mansard1819, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you are on the ground floor expect to hear people moving around above you.”
PurdieParks, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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