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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2016

This hotel is by far the best value hotel with an ocean view in Santa Barbara. Its proximity to the beach, trails and bike paths make it an ideal location for a relaxing weekend or week-long vacation.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Hi Roger, I'm speechless if you can believe that. "Best value in Santa Barbara" I have nothing more to say. Case closed, Court adjourned! Thanks so much. HJRobbins - GM

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Arriving late into SB we were happy to be able to get a room at this hotel and how lucky were we!!! Our room was extremely clean and spacious and the decor really gave it a beachy and seaside feel! It's convenient location to State Street, the Pier, and the Marina was a plus for us since we wanted to...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks so much for a great review. And to all our readers, "This was a completely unsolicited response, I promise" Come see for yourselves and say hi to me. Zoe and Michael, hope to see you soon and hope you're home enjoying Colorado! Harvey Robbins - GM

Espergærde, Danmark
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We stayed at the Best WesternBeachside Inn in October. Four nights. Reasonable price good location and very friendly and helpful staff. All engaged in their job which adds to a good atmosphere. If we come back to Santa Barbara we will choose the same hotel.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Guys, Hope to see you next time! We might r even have a better atmosphere in the near future. HJRobbins - GM

Reviewed 11 January 2016

We thought we would pop over to Santa Barbara for some wine tasting. The rain was pouring down when we arrived on a Monday. The staff was cheery and the front desk clerk gave us a room with an ocean view. The continental breakfast was quite filling and a staff member noticed I was taking breakfast to the room and...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Glad you had fun even during that down pour. How could we not enjoy, after all we're on the waterfront in Santa Barbara! Thanks so much for your kind words!! HJRobbins - GM

Lakewood, United States
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The BW Beachside starts with one of the best locations in Santa Barbara. A short walk from the wharf one direction and the marina the other. The staff is so very friendly and helpful. Also, this is a hotel that acts like a boutique, hot cookies in the lobby every afternoon. Fruit infused water all day, and a HOT breakfast...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Wow Andrea! Now that's telling it like it is. Thanks so much for recognizing the work we put into our hotel, while trying to make our guests feel at home and comfortable. We'll see you soon. HJRobbins - GM

California
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This hotel is priced right, but you get no luxury accommodations. The staff is efficient and helpful--the staff top notch. The actual rooms are VERY small and the decor is clean, but very old. The seams of the couch in our room were coming apart. The bathroom was clean but super small. There wasn't a counter in the bathroom, just...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, Thanks for seeing we offer a great value at a very competitive price! Much appreciated. HJRobbins - GM

Reviewed 8 January 2016

Good place to travel and stay. Comfortable, clean and very friendly staff. Breakfast was actually eggs and toast etc. We have stayed in many places in Santa Barbara but we wanted to be close to the beachside.

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi guys, In this day and age of all of us being cost conscious, so glad you were able to find a good value in staying with us. Many thanks! HJRobbins - GM

Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Close to the beachside path for walking. Our kids rode their new "hoverboards" and we walked the dogs. The beach, pier and restaurants are all close. Also, the big park just across the street is pretty view from hotel room and nice place to spend time. We would have taken the nearby trolley, but pets were not allowed. We definitely...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Glad all of you had fun and we were able to make you comfortable. That beachfont is a great place to enjoy the hoverboards. Thanks for the recommendations! HJRobbins - GM

menlo park, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2016

A basic, safe, clean hotel with friendly staff in amazing location. fantastic value. Traveled with a young child and puppy. Staff made it easy and very accommodating. Best part is you walk out the lobby door and you are looking at the beach

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Melissa, Glad we made you and your "Babies" comfortable. Our staff is the best! HJRobbins - GM

Santa Cruz, United States
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We always stay at this hotel because you cannot beat the great location which is right on the beach across from the Harbor, the beautiful views of the ocean and mountains and the incredible service. The staff is always friendly and helpful and the manager Harvey makes you feel like family. Their ADA room is one the best I've ever...

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BeachsideGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Suzanne, What can I say but many thanks again. Thanks for leading or cheering squad. See you soon! HJRobbins - GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Beachside Inn, perfectly located just across the street and a few minutes walking distance from the harbor, pier and beaches of Santa Barbara. From our fantastic location, you can also enjoy a beautiful walk to "downtown" Santa Barbara, and experience all our world class dining and shopping. And to make life even easier, the Santa Barbara beachfront/downtown electric shuttle is available at our front door if you're planning to have an even more relaxing day while visiting. Our 60 room hotel will be sure to offer you the quaint charm, which represents Santa Barbara's essence. But we also offer some of the most modern conveniences. From our very hi-speed internet, to a fabulous continental breakfast and the latest in air conditioning / heating systems, we are all confident you will have a memorable visit here in Santa Barbara all handled by our fabulous staff.We look forward to welcoming all of you to our wonderful littleescape by the sea in beautiful Santa Barbara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn

Address: 336 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $190 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Best Western Beachside Hotel Santa Barbara
Best Western Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Best Western
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“If possible, stay away from highway/street to lower noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Kaashee, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are nice.”
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“Get a room overlooking the harbor”
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“Any of nice, but know that harbor side does not mean Ocean view.”
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