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Winchester, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We flew in from the east coast with children, drove up from LAX, and were completely exhausted. We were greeted by helpful, friendly staff who were able to check us in a bit early. The room was clean and lovely. It's nothing lavish but is nicely decorated (classic Santa Barbara) and extremely well-maintained. The beds were very comfortable. The pool...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Nicely situated overlooking the beach and at the end of State Street with easy access to the main shopping area. We had a room overlooking the pool with ocean views and balcony which added to the experience. Ate breakfast there most mornings - food was good with generous portions but most items came with scallions which the staff seemed unable...

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Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

Just great !! Well worth the money! STAFF wonderful ;) Defiantly will come back I'm even trading in the four seasons for this one ! The vibe is fun friendly and the beach is much warmer than 4 seasons. Loved the bathroom the beds were outstanding CLEAN PLACE ! Parking great Just so overly impressed Thank you HARBOR INN

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Santa Barbara
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Nice hotel, excellent location. Check in is 4pm which is a bit late, wine is over 10 dollars a glass which is pricey, otherwise good. Pool excellent but need to prevent towels being left on sun beds as these are limited.

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London W.8.
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Oh dear, how depressing. The positives first - great location despite the busy road that runs between the hotel and the beach, the staff are very helpful and the parking is plentiful. But what is it with Californian hotels and the spirit-sapping interiors that seem to predominate in most of the hotels that we have visited? This hotel may not...

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Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 July 2013

This was our second stay at the harbor view inn, we loved it, it's centrally located, we love being close to the beach. It is expensive but so worth it. We will definitely stay there in the future. The food at the restaurant is good too. Rooms are very clean. And we love the pool side bar.

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Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 15 July 2013

My wife and I have stayed at the Harbor View Inn on three occasions over the past two years. Our most recent visit was on July 5th,2013 and we selected a room that we had seen just above our previous suite located on the second floor. Suite 340 has two balconies, one which overlooks the stream that flows into the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 July 2013

My husband and I stayed here for one night in December 2012. When we checked in, we were told that the pool would be closed for most of the afternoon so they upgraded us to an ocean view room. Our room was nice and a good size. When I saw the view, I wished we were staying for more than...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I agree with the other reviews regarding the Harbor View Inn's location. It's an easy, direct ten-minute walk up State Street to all of the restaurants and shops, and just across the street from the beach. We had a partial ocean view room with 2 queen beds. I thought the room was very clean and good-sized, the beds were comfortable,...

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Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights with wife and 3 kids. The location can't be beat, right across the street from the beach, next to Stearns Wharf and right on State Street. Friendly staff, nice decor and convenient parking. Very pleased with our stay. We did not try the restaurant.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • 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
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • 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: $355 - $663 (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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“Room 114 is ground floor, end of hallway with pool/garden and partial beach/pier views, plus very private lanai. West wing facing beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 998elizabethl, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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