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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2016

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We booked a room under Priceline entering a 4 star request and booking at the Hyatt. However, undisclosed to us we were actually booked in an "annex" a block away. A far inferior property which is definitely not a 4 star hotel, more like a dorm like setting. This was both unexpected and unacceptable with the Hyatt unwilling to move...

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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Agent at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you for your feedback, and we’re very sorry to hear about your disappointment. Please know that with reservations from some third party websites such as Priceline, we do not have control of how they advertise our property. Our Santa Barbara House is where our newly renovated guest rooms are, as well as the complimentary self-parking. We are...

California
Reviewed 9 March 2016

It was TERRIBLE! We booked one night stay on our way back from Pismo Dec 29th. If there hadn't been bad traffic, we would have just kept going and taken the hit with our wallet. If you have a pet, you are screwed. First they put us in a dinky, dark first floor room that was right behind the elevators...

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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Agent at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Jill, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay here in December. We did win the Fido's Favorite Award for being an extremely pet-friendly property. We apologize that you did not feel that our guest rooms were up to your standards as far as the furniture and flooring, and we have taken your recommendations...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 8 March 2016

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Arlington, Texas, United States
Reviewed 6 March 2016

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Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Third floor ocean view room. Great view. Very large room. My wife and I loved out stay at this Hyatt property. The staff was simply one of the best I have encountered. Very friendly, very helpful. Lots of smiles.

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Theresa B, Public Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about how much you enjoyed your stay! We agree that our views are hard to beat, and we're so happy you would categorize our staff as one of the best teams you've encountered! We can't wait for our next chance to welcome you back and be at your service in the future.

SAN DIEGO, United States
Reviewed 5 March 2016

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California
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This has to be the worst Hyatt I have ever stayed at. I was completely disappointed with ever aspect of this property. Rooms are old and in dire need of updating. The only staff smiling and greeting customers properly was the Car Valet team. They were spot on. Compared to other Hyatt properties, this is clearly one that should not...

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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Agent at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Hibbard, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay here at the Hyatt Santa Barbara. We do have over 20 renovated guest rooms on property, and we would love the opportunity to prove to you that our staff and property can exceed your expectations. On a lighter note, we are very happy to...

Belleville, Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2016

My husband surprised me with a 2 night stay at this lovely, historic hotel. Our room had a large balcony with an awesome view of the ocean. Hotel staff were outstanding & we enjoyed a lovely gesture from the front desk. The only diappointments were the expensive parking fees ( if you didn't want to park on the street) &...

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Paris
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Booked into Hyatt based on known previous experience. We were disappointed on arriving. Place looks a bit ordinary. We were told valet parking is compulsory unless you want to try and search for a park on the streets. Just felt like a money grab to us. Our room was a decent size with two queen beds as requested. Bed was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover one of the finest hotels in Santa Barbara, California when you stay at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. Built in 1931, our historic hotel welcomes guests with its casual elegance and first-rate service. Detailed with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture blended with modern conveniences, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is a shining gateway to the City of Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera. Discover 176 comfortably-appointed guestrooms, a perfect home base for both leisure and business travelers. Enjoy the warm California sunshine in our heated outdoor pool and enjoy a local beverage at our ocean view pool bar, Mar Vista, work off stress in the spacious fitness center, or enjoy dinner at Marbella Restaurant, serving American cuisine with California flair. A 100% smoke-free hotel, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara also offers amenities like in-room dining, valet and self-parking, valet laundry service, and a business center. With 10,000 square feet of flexible and unique meeting space, offering exquisite culinary selections and the latest in technology, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is ideal for your next corporate event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

Address: 1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly Hotel Mar Monte)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $214 - $565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara 4*
Number of rooms: 171
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Also Known As:
Hyatt Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Hotel
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Get renovated rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Jwb04, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“pay a lot and get a room with a view or better still, stay somewhere else. the nearby Fess Parker resort is as good and far less pricey.”
 of 5 bubbles ZLI, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try priceline!”
 of 5 bubbles Rach-SavoringSimple, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not sure, just no Santa Barbara that was offered when I was desperate”
 of 5 bubbles gal8Pool, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on a top floor if you can, otherwise you'll hear your upstairs neighbor walking around. Ocean side rooms have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles isocitrate, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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