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Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 July 2013

This was our second stay at the harbor view inn, we loved it, it's centrally located, we love being close to the beach. It is expensive but so worth it. We will definitely stay there in the future. The food at the restaurant is good too. Rooms are very clean. And we love the pool side bar.

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Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 14 July 2013

My wife and I have stayed at the Harbor View Inn on three occasions over the past two years. Our most recent visit was on July 5th,2013 and we selected a room that we had seen just above our previous suite located on the second floor. Suite 340 has two balconies, one which overlooks the stream that flows into the...

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1Thank Jeff S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2013

My husband and I stayed here for one night in December 2012. When we checked in, we were told that the pool would be closed for most of the afternoon so they upgraded us to an ocean view room. Our room was nice and a good size. When I saw the view, I wished we were staying for more than...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 9 July 2013

I agree with the other reviews regarding the Harbor View Inn's location. It's an easy, direct ten-minute walk up State Street to all of the restaurants and shops, and just across the street from the beach. We had a partial ocean view room with 2 queen beds. I thought the room was very clean and good-sized, the beds were comfortable,...

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Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights with wife and 3 kids. The location can't be beat, right across the street from the beach, next to Stearns Wharf and right on State Street. Friendly staff, nice decor and convenient parking. Very pleased with our stay. We did not try the restaurant.

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Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

Good location, non-existent customer service. Room was disappointing in size and had dated decor. I have to think that you could do better than this for the money. There was plenty of parking for the hotel which was a plus.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We had a 3 night stay here during our tour of the Pacific Coast highway. The hotel is in a great location, just across the road from the pier and on the main street to the downtown shops. It's a bit of a walk to the shops, but there is a shuttle trolley from the pier to the shops. Hotel...

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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Stayed for a night. Very convenient location overlooking the bay. Stayed in a family suite ,large and sunny,Service good and prompt.lovely heated pool and jacuzzi. Very good Restuarant. Would love to go back again.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 24 June 2013

We reserved a hotel in Santa Barbara but were disappointed with it when we arrived, so we took our chances and went for a walk to see what else was around. We ende up in front of Harbor View Inn. I thought it was so pretty and my husband said "Let's see if they have a room available". I was...

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2Thank vmarin01
Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States
Reviewed 22 June 2013

Came here with a large group of girls for my sister's bachelorette weekend. The first night went pretty well and our mountain view room was actually very beautiful. The only real problem with our room was that the bathroom pocket door kept sticking and twice people got stuck in the toilet/shower area. Day 2 is when we started to have...

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Mark R, General Manager at Harbor View Inn, responded to this review

Hello Angela I want to Thank-you for taking the time to write a review, I know how important the Bachelorette party was to your group. The last thing we-I would want to do is ruin your groups special party. My family does own the Harbor View Inn and manage the property. I am also a General Contractor and I built...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $365 - $648 (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 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 On the Beach 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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“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
“Ocean Rooms are to the front of Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles jill_yelling, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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