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Tustin, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved it here We had a suite with an ocean view We walked to breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Wine tasting was a close walk away. Great large bathtub for couples. Comfy bed. We could hear waves crashing and sea lions from our bed. Great trip!

Thank Merricksmom
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a waterfront view, this is the place. Beautiful mission-style buildings with really nice views. The best kept secret is their spa. I would put it up against a Four Season Spa any day. It's a small spa, but beautiful, relaxing and clean. The spa director went out of her way to get us massage appointments...

Thank buytravelnotstuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit and it did not disappoint. Friendly staff, we had an ocean view suite which was great. Very close to Main Street and the wharf. Perfect location for a stay in Santa Barbara. Parking available on site for a daily rate.

Thank Sm0
Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice room/suite - we booked through hotel website at special rate for paying in full ahead of time. Great view of Bay and water activities going on. So nice to see blue sky and water after weeks of snow berms! Buildings have lots of mission charm and our room very spacious. Staff very helpful and onsite restaurant handy at...

Thank bettypon7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night while driving to San Francisco. Nice rooms, although they could be updated somewhat. Great location close to the pier and the beach. Very friendly staff with great recommendations for places to eat. I would recommend this hotel.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love love this place, recommend it to anyone looking for a romantic place to spend the weekend. Our visit was amazing, 5 minutes walk to restaurants and wine tasting rooms downtown, great staff and rooms. We took the train which lets you off around the corner on state street. Reasonable rates, upon check in we were given a choice of...

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Plainwell, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for business, the staff and service was awesome. The rooms are somewhat dated, which would be fine if it wasn't for some of the "adds". Wifi was spotty, TV signal would drop out, and no fan in shower. But the location is great able to walk to the pier and up State St to shops and all the...

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Loved our overnight stay at the Harbor View Inn. Friendly staff and a great view - rooms a little dated but still very well kept. We were able to walk into town and a lovely walk along the water. Would stay here again.

Thank Aussiechix
Los Angeles, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I just drove to Santa Barbara without plan, and without hotel reservation. We had stayed in the hotel once before, so we tried it again. We liked our view of the ocean from our room. It was a nice stay. A little over our expectations, money-wise, but it was worth it.

Thank Khosrow S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We first stayed here 27 years ago, when the most expensive room was about $180. But for that amount, you got the best views, service, cleanliness etc.The price has changed but the quality has not. MLK weekend is an anniversary of sorts for us as we stayed here for our first romantic getaway. Upon arrival we were offered an upgrade...

Thank Dellanno31

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Santa Barbara's premier 4-Diamond boutique oceanfront hotel. Centrally located to the beach, downtown shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Enjoy all of our wonderful amenities which include heated pool and jacuzzi, Full service Spa,room service, gift shop, fitness center, coffee bar and restaurant, Eladio's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor View Inn

Address: 28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $398 - $695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbor View Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Harbor View Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor View Inn
Harbor View Santa Barbara
Harbor View Inn Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Splurge for the ocean view. They have nice balconies with lounge chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles buytravelnotstuff, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upper room away from corner of State St. and Cabrillo Blvd - especially in warmer weather when more populated by tourists”
 of 5 bubbles bettypon7, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“This has a nice access to the beach, and pier.”
 of 5 bubbles khosrows740, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view is best but if not available opt for a city view”
 of 5 bubbles Dellanno31, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean Rooms are to the front of Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles jill_yelling, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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