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Ithaca
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One block or so from the beach, on a quiet side street, the homey Pacific Crest Hotel is a can't-miss hit as a location for one night, or longer. When we drove up, we were struck immediately by the immaculately clean exterior and brilliant blue-green pool, which bespoke the squeaky-clean condition of our room. Jennifer Mishkin, co-owner-operator (with husband, Greg)...

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Greg and Jennif... M, Owner at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for that amazing review. We a ppreciate it so much. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and the designed "breakfast" of coffee and home made treats. We look forward to your return next year. Thank you again for choosing to stay at the Pacific Crest Hotel.

Tucson
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The motel has been completely renovated. It is well-located only a few blocks from the beach and a ten minute drive from downtown. The Mishkins are very friendly and helpful and my wife raved about the quiche served for breakfast.

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Greg and Jennif... M, Owner at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review of our hotel. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and our wonderful morning coffee and treats :) We hope you can come stay again someday. Thank you again for choosing to stay at the Pacific Crest Hotel.

Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided the best way to see the PCH was to stay in boutique hotels as much as possible on our trip. This hotel did not disappoint, it is a family owned, a short walk from the beach. We had a bit of trouble finding the hotel, I called and spoke to Jennifer a couple of times, she gave me...

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Greg and Jennif... M, Owner at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara, responded to this review

You guys are so wonderful. Thank you for that nice review. We really appreciate it. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We truly hope you get a chance to return to Santa Barbara and stay at the PCH again. Take care and thank you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't second- guess your decision to stay at Pacific Crest. All the wonderful reviews on TripAdvisor were spot-on. We felt welcomed from the moment we arrived after a very long and tiring drive. Owners Greg and Jennifer greeted us with a smile and answered all our questions about where to eat, etc. and we felt at home. We knew immediately...

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Greg and Jennif... M, Owner at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara, responded to this review

We really enjoyed having you two stay with us. We're so happy you enjoyed your time at the Pacific Crest Hotel. We do our best to make every guest feel welcome and at home here. Thank you again for staying and we hope to see you again soon.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay at the Pacific Crest Hotel. so close to the beach and also a lovely walk into town if you like walking. Greg and Jen were great. The room was clean and had everything we needed. and the continental breakfast was fab, really tasty cakes,fruit and meats, cheese and eggs,and tea and coffee. Can't fault our stay...

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Greg and Jennif... M, Owner at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at the Pacific Crest Hotel and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and the light coffee and goodies in the morning. We hope your travels brings you back someday. Thank you again.

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I did not mean to stay at the Pacific Crest Hotel the first time because I was hell bent on staying at another hotel that I had stayed at before. However, I am so glad that I decided to stay. I must admit that I was skeptical when I drove up because this hotel didn't look as modern as...

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Thank you very much Kimberly. We appreciate this wonderful review you left. Thank you for staying at the Pacific Crest Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again next month.

Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside you might think this is a fairly typical small motel, but you'd be so wrong! It's a very short walk from the beach, and you can see the beach from many of the rooms. The rooms have been recently renovated and the decor of our room was so charming that I felt like we were in a...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at the Pacific Crest Hotel. We like our guests to feel that "at home" comfort. All the rooms are clean and comfortable :) Thank you again for staying with us.

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can't say enough positive things about our experience at Pacific Crest Hotel. The location is perfect, the rooms are clean and modern, but most of all, the ownership is on-site, friendly and welcoming. At first when we passed other modern hotels and pulled up in front of what was once an older style motel design layout, we thought... "Did...

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Greg and Jennif... M, Owner at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara, responded to this review

WOW What an amazing review you wrote. Thank you for that. We really appreciate the time and effort your took to be so detailed. We really hope the two of you come back and stay again soon. It was so wonderful having you here. Thank you again.

Topanga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outside looks like a motel. Inside rooms are really clean and well appointed, better than many hotels we stay at. Bathrooms are smallish. Family run so plan on being self sufficient after 9:00pm. Owners are very nice and helpful.

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Thank you for taking the time to review the Pacific Crest Hotel. Our little beach hotel has that funky 50's look (built in 1958), but we are upgrading the inside and outside continually so our guests have the best amenities and experience. One of the upcoming upgrades (coming soon) is the bathrooms. We are planning to open them up to...

Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff/owners, very helpful and accommodating. Rooms are nicely updated. The complimentary breakfast was fresh and inviting. The beach was only a block away! Lots of stuff to see and do in this great beach town.

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We really enjoyed having you and your wife staying here. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Pacific Crest Hotel and truly appreciate your feedback on our property and services. We hope to see you both here again soon.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara is a 1950's beach hotel with 20 comfortable newly renovated rooms. We strive to give you the best Santa Barbara experience available. Whether you are visiting to relax on the beach, take in the foodie events and wineries or the history of Santa Barbara, we are here to make your stay memorable. Come stay with us and enjoy true Santa Barbara hospitality! **Our morning coffee and cakes is very light, home made, complimentary. We are not able to accommodate specific diets (gluten free, vegan). **Super Clean and Comfortable! Newly Refurbished Rooms, Morning Continental Breakfast, Santa Barbara Roasting Company Coffee provided in the room and served at breakfast, Air Conditioning, Approved TESLA & Electric Car Charging Stations Available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

Address: 433 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $240 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Pacific Crest Inn By The Sea Hotel Santa Barbara
Pacific Crest Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“If our room was any indicator, you cannot make a poor choice at Pacific Crest.”
 of 5 bubbles 398Richard291, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is a pool and terraces where you can enjoy the views even if your room doesn't directly look out at the water.”
 of 5 bubbles msmor, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the pool, and have privacy shades, any room is great they are all redone and beautiful!”
  • Free local coffee, and bottles of water
  • General view of room
  • Flat screen TV (with great cable service) and free Wi-Fi
  • Great ammenities
  • General view of room
  • View from the beach down the street to the hotel, just a block (or less) away!
  • Smaller Bathroom, but modern and clean
  • Smaller Bathroom, but modern and clean
 of 5 bubbles flyer1101, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We liked ground floor for ease of luggage, but you may request second level if you are concerned about other guests foot traffic”
 of 5 bubbles DonnavRob, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the end of the U-Shapes have the big communal balcony right outside the door.”
  • The beach as seen from the patio area.
 of 5 bubbles leeannmorrell, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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