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Appleton, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a pre-visit review - There are many choices in SB and, for us, this is our choice based on the reply comments from the management team. So impressive and important! Will definitely let you know how the stay goes but with the attention given to past reviews, I have no doubt the reviews will be great! Karen C,...

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Osaka, Japan
Reviewed 21 October 2016

THE RECEPTION Arriving at the Inn, I was immediately taken by the cool retro 1960s/70s motel look, with the courtyard pool and outdoor furniture. Looked a bit like the set from the TV series "Joey." I immediately felt "I'm in California." Then, a very friendly and helpful welcome by the lovely Kamal (girl who runs the desk during the day)....

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The staff here is SO nice. They're incredibly accommodating, and the rooms are beautiful. It's a great little spot right by the water, and it's the perfect location. The walls are a little thin, but aside from that, we had an amazing stay. Thank you so much!

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This lodge-type place is easy to find if you travel by car and there's a lot of room to park your car in the inner yard. By foot you reach the beach quickly but have to take a few steps to the centrum. Not anything too challenging though. The host was one of the friendliest I've ever ran into, which...

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Galway
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay, lovely hotel lovely host, in Frank. Only negative is the location. It's miles - literally - from any restaurants or bars or things to see. There is bike hire but it's $40 for a day. We rented but still think the price was steep. Lovely place but only suitable if you're driving everywhere

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St. George, Utah
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This location is ideal for getting to the beach or the zoo. The hotel rooms are nestled around the pool and are terraced for an interesting view. The room was cozy and modern. We were given a bunch of great local coupons upon arrival. One downside: no air conditioning. The back windows faced the freeway so I had to close...

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I started out 10th anniversary in San Francisco and headed down 1 and 101, it was late by the time we got around Santa Barbara, due to traffic and fires we were behind schedule. We tried getting a hotel room only to be denied for some reason, on to the next place, my wife went in and...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 26 September 2016

In all of East Beach you can hear a steady hum from traffic on Hwy 101 and an occasional horn from Amtrak trains, but within East Beach, this inn's location is unbeatable -- on a quiet street just a block away from the beach. The staff is outstanding: friendly and competent. Komal at the front desk was especially helpful. For...

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InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Vincent, Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your thoughts. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! I will be sure to share your kind words with Frank, Komal and the rest of our Team. I am sorry to hear that our WIFI was rude to you. This is not something that should happen....

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Location of this place is really good. There is no air conditioning. The room was like an oven. We went down to the manager to complain,nothing he could do says the owners won't pay to install aircon. We had fans on and the ceiling fan. Room was ok. You could here your neighbours next door. Breakfast was ok. Staff were...

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InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Shirley, I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. Being coastal, we generally do not need air conditioning. I do apologize that your stay was during one of the rare times we did need it. Though I am happy to hear that you did enjoy our Team and breakfast. Thank you for letting us know. Kind Regards,...

Rossville, United States
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had 4 rooms for 5 days on September 7-12, 2016. Each room was unique and met our needs. We had 15 people staying there and we used the pool, beach amenities, and had breakfast a few times. The staff was amazing and the walk to the beach was right there. Cute mom and pop hotel.

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InnatEastBeach, Manager at Inn At East Beach, responded to this review

Dear Doug, Thank you for taking a moment to give us your review. I am thrilled that you and your friends and family enjoyed your stay! I will e sure to share this with Frank and the rest of our Team. I hope we will get to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Christina

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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps to Santa Barbara's best beach - Exclusive East Beach Resort area near zoo, wharf and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn At East Beach

Address: 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3705 (Formerly East Beach Lodge)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $224 - $490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn At East Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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#17 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“If you want to get to the car quick choose a room near the back gate (opens with the room key) behind the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles maks26, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the front of the motel/hotel, instead of along the back. Road noise will be less.”
 of 5 bubbles bnohr, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms close to front are closer to the breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles bsawinski, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for second floor to eliminate noise form upstairs neighbors”
 of 5 bubbles patboy_10, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“stay on the lower floors to avoid noise...”
 of 5 bubbles MikeL551, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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