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Beachside Inn

336 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3855
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#43 of 55 hotels in Santa Barbara
Welcome to the Beachside Inn! With its ideal oceanfront location in Santa Barbara, CA, our hotel is sure to provide a peaceful and comforting stay for any traveler. Enjoy every modern convenience with the quaint charm that represents our city's essence. Delight in a deluxe complimentary breakfast before starting out your day in the gorgeous American Riviera. Relax in our heated pool, bask in the sundeck or simply cross the street and sink your feet in the sand. We are centrally located just across the street from the Santa Barbara Harbor, and within walking distance of other top attractions such as Stearns Wharf, the Downtown area and the trendy Funk Zone. The Beachfront / Downtown electric shuttle stops right at our door! Some of our best local restaurants are also within easy walking distance, or go across the street for whale watching, kayaking and numerous other water activities. The Beachside Inn is the perfect oasis in which to begin your Santa Barbara adventure!
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Board games / puzzles
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Snack bar
Vending machine
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Annette T wrote a review Apr. 16
Banning, California36 contributions7 helpful votes
We booked as a group of 4 adults with 2 rooms (King Bed Harbor View) and requested that they be adjoining rooms - about 3 weeks in advance. I confirmed the day before that our rooms were together and the response was “It is my pleasure.”. When we got there we were told we were on separate floors and there was nothing they could do about it. We were an hour before check in time, so not like we arrived and all rooms were assigned. We HAD a room that was adjoining another couple, but not the couple we booked with. Really weird and they just did not care to help. It was extremely dirty (see photos). Breakfast was a joke! They gave us one tiny square of soap to use for both face/hands and for bath. No drinking cups and the desk had no chair. It is NOT facing the water - there is a large playground directly opposite the motel. Do yourself a favor and spend a little more $$ to have a good experience. This place is extremely gross and unfriendly.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Joe wrote a review Apr. 12
Lake Arrowhead, California1 contribution
Great location and the staff were wonderful. The pool was never too crowded and always clean. Right in between State Street and the Harbor, near the beach and the wharf/pier, the location of this place could not be better.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Diana C wrote a review Apr. 2
1 contribution
I got there at 3pm to check in and my room wasn’t ready, the lady told me she would text me when the room was ready but I never got a text. When we finally got our room it was dirty so much so that I had to go purchase our own sheets. The tub’s paint was coming off. There was brown stains all over the carpet. Definitely not worth the price. Never staying there again. Also my daughter got a rash from the pool.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Beachside Inn Team, Owner at Beachside Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Diana, we want to thank you again for your patience and hope you’ll give us a better chance to impress you, as this is not the experience we want any of our guests to leave with. Thank you for the feedback. Stay healthy and safe!
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Viridiana S wrote a review Mar. 2021
San Bernardino, California2 contributions
This hotel definitely needs improvement in both service and the facility itself. I won’t be my first choice again when I visit Santa Barbara. In fact, it wouldn’t be in my top three choices. Our bathtub was very old and run down. It was also extremely slow to drain so when we took showers, the water would rise above our ankles. On our second day there, we couldn’t get any hot water running for over 2 hours. The front desk did not inform me I could request housekeeping (a housekeeper did on our last day there.) I had a huge pile of wet towels that accumulated over my stay. I would get clean towels but the wet ones were not removed. I requested trash bags from the front desk 4 different times, and I never got them. So, I had to figure out a way to keep my room clean without trash bags and I took multiple trips to the trash can outside. Basically, my room accumulated trash and wet towels over the days. If you stay here, expect to service your own room and bring your own trash bags. The bathrooms are old and worn down, so also expect problems with the pluming. Don’t be fooled by the pretty photos of the lobby. Considering the price, you should be getting better service.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Beachside Inn Team, Owner at Beachside Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello there traveler! We’re very sorry to hear we did not exceed your expectations during your visit. Since COVID our services have changed and continue to change as regulations evolve. We are currently offering full housekeeping services for stays of 3 or more nights upon request, and we are providing daily towel and trash removal services for any guest that requests it. We’re so sorry about the miscommunication towards the services you could expect and enjoy during your stay. We would really appreciate another chance to better impress you, as we pride ourselves in the service we provide to you and all other guests of the Beachside Inn, and this is not the experience we want you to stay with. Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback, and we hope you’ll come visit us again. In the meantime, stay healthy and safe!
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Elina wrote a review Mar. 2021
Davis, California1 contribution
My two boys, 5 and 7, were here for a quick vacation. The hotel was nice, but the staff was really what made the visit awesome. Chris, the receptionist, was kind and super patient with my kids all while being efficient and professional. All the other staff were very helpful and friendly. The heated pool was a hit! We will be back for sure.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Beachside Inn Team, Owner at Beachside Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Elina! Thank you for the wonderful review. We’re delighted you and your boys had fun and enjoyed your stay at the Beachside Inn. And we hope you’ll be back to visit us soon!
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US$154 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Beachside Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Beachside Inn?
Nearby attractions include Carriage & Western Art Museum (0.2 km), Waterfront (0.5 km), and Pershing Park (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Beachside Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Beachside Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Beachside Inn?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea, free instant coffee, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Beachside Inn?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Beachside Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Toma Restaurant and Bar, The Brewhouse, and Chad's Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Beachside Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Beachside Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Beachside Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Santa Barbara County Courthouse (1.8 km), Casa del Herrero (6.1 km), and Old Mission Santa Barbara (3.7 km).
Does Beachside Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.