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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The location, staff, kitchen, and courtyard area were wonderful! We took bikes and beach towels to the beach nearby. We only stayed one night, and we would have stayed more if we had the time off. Loved that the tv could be seen from the bed as well as the couch.

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Anaheim, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We checked in a bit early and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Our room, #4 was very clean and had a great, well-stocked kitchen, including freezer/fridge and microwave and full dishes/utensils. The couch was very uncomfortable, felt like a hard futon and the bed was squeezed so close to the wall on one side that it was hard...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place was phenomenal. First off, looking for a place to stay the week of is very challenging in Santa Barbara. Luckily there were two rooms available at Harbor House Inn. We were lucky enough to stay in room 116C and let me tell you it was amazing. The price was very appropriate and comparable to other hotels. Actually a...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'm still here...... and I couldn't wait to write a review. This place is so comfortable, so amazing you feel like you live here. Staff is outstanding, free bike rentals 2 minute walk to the beach and the wharf... I won't even look for another place to stay next time, I want nothing more.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a queen-size room with kitchenette and separate sitting area. Tub-shower in bathroom. Small private patio area. Charming decor and comfortable furnishings. Rooms are all on one level - so no disturbance from other guests on upper floors. The location was great - 1 block from the beach and situated between the pier and the marina. The staff couldn't...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've stayed before at Harbor House, as well at several similar hotels in the same area, and particularly love the room and the welcoming staff at HH. It's a few blocks from the beach and from the Funk Zone. It's our first choice.

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived earlier than expected, management offered our room early with the owner doing a final inspection while we were there, and the front desk manager gave us excellent tips on what to do, when and where. The front desk manager provided a dinner recommendation and then made reservations for us, and got us in even though the restaurant...

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Tigard, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in 116A, which is like a little cottage complete with full kitchen, large walk-in closet, king size bed with an attached living room and a large bathroom. It is beautifully decorated and the bed was super comfortable. We also got a welcome basket with fruit, snacks, and banana bread. Coffee and tea and other drinks also. The staff...

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Nipomo, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Harbor House is a beautifully renovated old fashioned motor court motel located within walking distance to State Street, the wharf, the harbor and downtown Santa Barbara. It’s obvious the owners and staff take special care to insure everything is exceptionally clean and comfortable. Lots of small touches with furnishings, amenities and décor. Nice bikes (with locks) available at no charge,...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Harbor Inn for a number of reasons. The rooms are all unique with real art and nicely selected furniture. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The prices are quite reasonable considering the location - one block from the beach and a short walk to the pier. Also, the Inn is approximately 3 blocks from the train...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17 One-of-a-kind studios with kitchens located one short block from West Beach nestled between Stearn's Wharf & the Santa Barbara Harbor. Room amenities include free wireless internet access & local phone calls and complimentary use of 3-speed cruising bicycles. Beach chairs, towels & umbrellas are also available at no charge. For guests enjoying 2 or more nights, a complimentary Welcome Breakfast Basket is included upon arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor House Inn

Address: 104 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3805
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $305 - $575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbor House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Harbor House Hotel Santa Barbara
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Room 6 was spacious and excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles cavebearagain, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick this room! It is fabulous. You won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles Conrad0628, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed Room 3 this trip but last time stayed in 116 and it was very nice too. I bet they all are.”
 of 5 bubbles cathylynnjohnson, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“For a larger room choose from the 100 level selection but we stayed in room 8 this time and liked it very well.”
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“Room 10 is cosy but small.”
 of 5 bubbles Bellaroo, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
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