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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent hotel and location. Spotlessly clean. Excellent service and friendly staff. Minutes from the beachfront and close to Santa Barbara. Architecture very well preserved and oh so elegant. Look forward to next years trip.

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I spent our wedding anniversary here and it was wonderful. The hotel is charming and the staff is amazing. Our room was small and cozy and just perfect. Every request or question we had was met with smiles and the answer we needed. What a difference it makes to be greeted by name! We love this place...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful rooms, professional staff, coffee bar was appreciated! Restaurant is under construction. Our room was on a busy street corner. You could hear cars and people through the window. Overall, convenient for walking down town, comfortable beds, professional staff!

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San Martin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I will book here every time I come to Santa Barbara/Montecito. The hotel is beautiful and the staff is very accommodating. It is located downtown Montecito. It is walking distance from adorable shops and restaurants.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Classic hotel, great location, fantastic staff. Minor complaints with Tv location in bedroom (pretty much unwatchable) and smallish beds but it's charm and warmth compensate for these issues. Located about a 5 minute UBER ride from State St. (not worth the hassle of directions, parking and traffic) in Santa Barbara with its eccentric mix of older cool and corporate crap....

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I frequent the area for business and this is always one of my preferred locations. I can't wait until spring now that the rains are making everything green again in the area. This hotel has construction going on in the restaurant - hopefully in a few months it will again be open. Never a complaint here, very convenient location and...

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is a beautiful place to stay. It is in a cute little town and has the most helpful and friendly staff. The jacuzzi was so warm and the pool was heated to perfection. I love the old world style elevator. The valet staff was very helpful. We had a mountain view room which was beautiful. The room was...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, bed and TV's. I used to live in Montecito but have not stayed at Montecito Inn before. It was raining but still nice. Morning coffee was very good but no fresh muffins or crossaints which would have been good since your restaurant is closed. So overall good but breakfast disappointing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is nice, the front check in employees are behind counters so high you can barely see their face, and to make matters more unwelcoming they have their faces behind a tall/wide computer screen. No acknowledgement as guest walk into hotel and depart. I wouldn't be able to identify the people behind check in desk. Valet and bell persons are...

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Jason_Copus, Director of Sales at Montecito Inn, responded to this review

Hello Valued Guest, Thank you for your 4 star review! However, we are also deeply concerned about your complaints. We take every complaint seriously as we strive to provide the best accommodations and experience guests expect from the Montecito Inn. Reviews are always informative and educational to both the hotel, our future guests, as well as the reviewer themselves. Therefore,...

Eureka, Missouri
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great room and location. Rates very reasonable for this area! Room was very clean! New decor Minutes from Santa Barbara. Restaurant under construction so we were not offered "breakfast included". There was coffee, juice, fresh fruit, and a nice assortment of pastries and granola bars available. , and

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Montecito Inn was built in 1928 by screen legend Charlie Chaplin as an escape to paradise for his closest friends. Enriched with influences reminiscent of early Santa Barbara, guest rooms are a reflection of the Montecito Inn's proud history and tradition. Bedrooms decorated with classic patterns and furnishings in warm earth tones and bathrooms adorned with hand-painted ceramic tile create an elegant ambiance. The Montecito Inn offers the perfect blend of classic style, comfort, convenience, and personalized service. Wake up in the morning to a continental breakfast served in the hotel's restaurant, the Montecito Cafe, or have it delivered to your door. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the Montecito Cafe, a local favorite, which boasts an exquisite California Nouveau cuisine. Other fine dining is also available only a walk away. Relax by the pool and Jacuzzi, or walk only 2.5 Blocks to the beach. Also enjoy the day in Montecito, one of America's most beautiful seaside communities, with boutique shopping. Featuring 61 Elegant Guest Rooms & Luxury Suites, the Montecito Inn offers all of the quality, service and elegance that Santa Barbara has to offer. Our staff is waiting to help satisfy your every desire. Today, the escape is yours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montecito Inn

Address: 1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $214 - $542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Montecito Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 61
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Also Known As:
Montecito Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#14 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#21 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“rooms away from the road are quietest”
 of 5 bubbles lyndhurstlocal3, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the ocean have to deal with the freeway noise from highway 101.”
 of 5 bubbles checkercab, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best to request a room away from the freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles 153doreeng, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“mountain rooms can be right on the street and noisy; ask to be away from the freeway”
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 of 5 bubbles ladodgerone, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay at least one room away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles sidrichison, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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