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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We stayed here last year in room 203. This year we stayed in room 245. Superb room, great to sit on the large balcony at the front of the hotel, look across the road onto Stearns Wharf, the beach & the Pacific Ocean. Hotel staff really efficient, they kindly cleared out the fridge so we could buy provisions to make...

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Sandefjord, Norway
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Stayed 4 nights with husband and 2 teenagers. The hotel is spread over several buildings and we were placed in the Norrh wing with view towards State street and Sterns Warf. The room was big, great bathroom with a large tub and separate shower. Wonderful balcony towards State street, of course you got all the street noise, but fun to...

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Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed at Harbor View after spending a night at the neighboring Oceana. Both hotels are in an excellent location. After a night at the Oceana (which I reviewed separately) we decided to look at other options and opted for Harbor View. You may be deciding, like we did, whether to stay at the Oceana Hotel or Harbor View....

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2013

we have stayed here several times including and its amazing great view over the pool and beach from our room friendly staff great poolside bar and very convieniant for the resturants on state steet and the shops wouldnt stay anywhere else .

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Hamilton, Georgia
Reviewed 6 August 2013

My husband and I stayed here on our road trip up Hwy 1! We actually found Harbor View Inn on this site! The management went out of their way to help us! We stayed in the suite overlooking the pier! It was a great room and experience! Daniel was a huge help to us! We look forward to going back!

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norfolk
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

The room is AMAZING! We had a balcony overlooking the sea front and the room was so lovely we didn't go out in the evening. The bathrooms are huge with the deepest bath I've ever seen and an incredible shower with lovely Molton brown toiletries. There is a sofa area and a little desk and the bed is so comfortable....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Santa Barbara is beautiful and this is the location you want to be in great modern rooms and restaurants within the hotel. Oceanfront and within walking distance to the downtown area & Pier Excellent pool area also

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Perfect place ocean front, service was good and room was good as well. It was overpriced based on týpe of accomodations, though, we expected nicer rooms for the price we paid. Some roms may be far from receptin, make sure ou ask for a room in the first buildings.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Its got a good central location, right by the pier, and walking distance to downtown. The rooms were spacious and well maintained. We ate at the restaurant/diner that is next door, which is pretty average, but convient.

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new york
Reviewed 23 July 2013

The Harbor View Inn is a nice place to stay, you can't beat the location for the beach, pier and State street. The room is not upscale or cool in any way but certainly just fine and I am a picky person. The bathroom just looked a tad dreary, at least in our room but it was super clean and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Santa Barbara's premier 4-Diamond boutique oceanfront hotel. Centrally located to the beach, downtown shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Enjoy all of our wonderful amenities which include heated pool and jacuzzi, Full service Spa,room service, gift shop, fitness center, coffee bar and restaurant, Eladio's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor View Inn

Address: 28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $340 - $639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbor View Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Harbor View Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor View Inn
Harbor View Santa Barbara
Harbor View Inn Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Room 114 is ground floor, end of hallway with pool/garden and partial beach/pier views, plus very private lanai. West wing facing beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 998elizabethl, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Splurge for the ocean view. They have nice balconies with lounge chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles buytravelnotstuff, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upper room away from corner of State St. and Cabrillo Blvd - especially in warmer weather when more populated by tourists”
 of 5 bubbles bettypon7, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“This has a nice access to the beach, and pier.”
 of 5 bubbles khosrows740, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view is best but if not available opt for a city view”
 of 5 bubbles Dellanno31, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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