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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach

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Room & Suite (133)
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Golf Course
Heated pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
Bay View
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My husband and I stayed at the Cabrillo Inn this past September. We were completely overjoyed with our experience at this hotel as well as Santa Barbara as a whole. Our room had an ocean view, from the balcony on the top floor you can see the street and right across to the
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You could tell that this hotel across from East Beach was very well managed. Check in and out was friendly and efficient. Our room had 2 queen beds and was comfortable, tidy and well kept as were the surrounding grounds and pool. Also the continental breakfast was surprisingly
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The location is wonderful. Close to the beach, park and great places to eat and drink. We were able to walk to State St and had breakfast the next morning at Sambos. The location is probably the best thing. The bed wasn't that comfy and we were cold and had a hard time
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This is where I stayed for my son's wedding at the SB Zoo. It is a well kept motel in a prime location...for beach goers. I reserved blindly, not knowing it was a hike to downtown (State St.). Nothing really in walking distance, aside from beach front hotels. The room I
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Response from TonySantaBarbara, Owner at Cabrillo Inn at the Beach
Responded Nov. 14, 2018
Thank you for your recent stay and taking the time to give us your feedback comments. The Cabrillo Inn at the Beach's Oceanfront "East Beach" location is one of the best along Santa Barbara's beachfront. We only have a couple of rooms without ocean views but have 37 more with limited as well as premium Views of the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Barbara Channel Islands. The Electric Shuttle operated by the city of Santa Barbara runs along the beachfront and up into downtown State St. every 30 minutes from 10 am to 6 pm daily for the off-season time and from 10 am to 6 pm every 15 minutes and is extended to 9 pm on the weekends in the on-season summer months. The $50 cent (yes two quarters) Shuttle picks up right in front of the Inn at the corner of Milpas and Cabrillo Blvd. State Street and the Historic Stearns Wharf are only 1 mile away and you can get off at the pier where State Street begins and get a "chip" to continue your shuttle on the next one that goes up State Street into downtown. You can get around town for only $1.00 a day. We thank you for your lighting comment as we are currently in the process of replacing all our hanging table lights with semi-flush LED ceiling fixtures that will better light up the rooms. We provide the following toiletries by Eco Botanics: a round large and small Chamomile and Honey with Organic Olive Oil Moisturizing Body Bars, White Tea and Honey: Nourishing Shampoo, Healthy Shine Conditioner, Soothing Lotion, and refreshing Body Wash. We also have many bath or personal hygiene amenity products that guests sometimes forget to bring with them. Our long term local and knowledgeable front desk agents are always available to help with any guest questions, needs or recommendations while they are visiting our beautiful seaside city of Santa Barbara. Cabrillo inn at the Beach Managing Partner
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Stayed 1 night here and barely slept. Extremely hot room with no air conditioning. They do provide fans but they are of little use. Rooms loud and not sound proofed. lots of road traffic noise. Good location about 1 mile walk to main area.
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Patio in the King Suite with Sofa Bed at the Cabrillo Inn at the Beach
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"The end rooms give you both beach view and windows on two walls for great airflow."
"We had a room facing the pool with a fair amount of noise until 930."
"Beach view is best of course, but others are just fine."
"Try to get a room with full ocean views"
"choose an ocean view on second floor"
US$128 - US$281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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