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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms were modern and clean. Breakfast was included and delicious. Walking distance from the downtown/nightlife. Hotel Milo is also just quick walk to the pier with a great view for the sunset and also a great wine tasting room. Can't wait to come back!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Warmly welcomed on arrival by Silvania (sp)after a long drive and wonderful valet service. Wine taste around the firepitt and nothing a problem. Great room and hotel is just across from the beautiful beach and wharf , close to the local shopping and restaurants of State St. Complimentary bikes - great job Valet guys ALL so obliging... Thankyou. Breakfast in...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for thanksgiving weekend and it's a lovely hotel full of old charm. We had a suite on the first floor with ocean views. The reception staff were very welcoming and friendly. European style breakfast is complimentary which is a bonus. They also have complimentary wine tasting between 4-6. The hotel has a pool and a fitness center. It's...

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1Thank Hannah76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location and charming and efficient staff. We will certainly return but choose the room more carefully as ours was a bit pokey, but nevertheless well appointed. We didn't get to experience the wine tasting as we were spending time with family in town, but we will be sure to make up for lost opportunities next time. Although the hotel...

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1Thank Pat C
Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The breakfast Bistro at Hotel Milo was great and Aysia made sure everything was available and fresh. It's a continental breakfast with everything you need. Great fresh fruit, pasteries, bread, bagels, croissants, hard boiled eggs and cereal. Also had hot oatmeal available each morning. Coffee, tea, juices and milk were always refilled timely. Always greeted with a smile each morning...

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1Thank dstrentham
Malibu, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter reserved this hotel based on photos and descriptions she viewed on a travel website. This was to be our special Thanksgiving holiday trip. We had dinner reservations at a local restaurant for TG day. The property photos as well as the room photos bear no resemblance whatsoever to the actual hotel. The room was hot and I couldn't...

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5Thank Susan V
Oyster Bay, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Milo was an awesome place to stay if you want great service, close proximity to the beach and town, as well as excellent perks. Breakfast was included in our stay, and they rent bikes for you to ride along the beach for free!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi! We stayed here for one night, basically passing through and it was just what we needed. Close enough to the beach to enjoy the scenery, very quaint and clean. We did not have a room on the water or with a water view but it wasn't necessary because we were only staying for one night. We used their bikes...

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seattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Stearns Wharf, the beach, free bike rentals for 2 hours. There was some construction going on which took away from the ambience but still a nice stay. The pool was nice, a tiny bit cold but clean.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extended our weekend get away with a night in Santa Barbara. We really enjoyed Hotel Milo. Our room was upstairs w ocean view. Too cute! Pros: the bed was firm, the heater worked quickly, the bathroom is big, lamps next to bed have USB charger and outlet, 2 robes in closet, quiet, beach cruiser bikes available to borrow to explore...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With magnificent views, traditional Spanish-style architecture, and a beautiful courtyard with outdoor pools and gardens, Hotel Milo Santa Barbara truly reflects Santa Barbara's rich colonial history and affords guests access to the best of Southern California's surf and sun. Situated in West Beach, guests are within a stone's throw of the ocean and all that Santa Barbara has to offer in this 122-room oceanfront hotel. The newly refreshed guestrooms reflect the relaxed elegance and understated sophistication distinct to Southern California style. A signature blue and white palette reflects the brilliance of the ocean and sky, while subtly referencing the Mediterranean. The overall vibe of the rooms is chic seaside. Guests are invited to celebrate Santa Barbara and the great outdoors with poolside ping pong and bocce ball, as well as beach cruiser bicycles for 2-hour loan. Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is a member of The Independent Collection (IC), a growing collection of cultivated lifestyle hotels in gateway cities across the US. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Address: 202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Formerly Hotel Oceana)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $235 - $468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Milo Santa Barbara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“West-facing rooms have an excellent view of the beach and sunset”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor have unobstructed ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles Hannah76, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there is a 'good room' here. We paid for a deluxe 'ocean view' room”
 of 5 bubbles 743susanv, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the street but noise was no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles nonameinseattle, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea facing room”
 of 5 bubbles madhusreedutta, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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