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Blue Sands Inn

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Located just steps from Santa Barbara’s famous East Beach and within walking distance to great restaurants, the Santa Barbara Zoo, the Wharf, and the famed Funk Zone, the Blue Sands Inn is centrally located in one of Santa Barbara’s most sought after neighborhoods. Because the Blue Sands Inn is small, we have dedicated every aspect of the hotel to the support and implementation of local artists and artisans. From the hand milled, locally felled countertops, to the custom made furniture, and unique rotating art featuring new artists each month, we are dedicated to integrating Santa Barbara’s unique, creative community into the experience of everyone who stays with us. Fulfilling our commitment to the environmental practices, we pride ourselves on having the most green and eco-friendly property possible. And of course you can bring your pets! We hope you will come stay with us and have a truly local experience!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Heated pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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We stayed at this property in December for a birthday celebration and Wow, what an unexpected delight. Across the street from the beach with about a dozen or so rooms it couldn't have been better. Our room was spacious and equipped with a full kitchen and everything you could
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The main floor room was perfect for pet owners. The private patio allowed us to spend time outside with our dog. The location was perfect. It was near the beach and easy walking distance to the wharf and State Street. Near restaurants and a great grocerystore.
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Spent 1 night here. Super clean room. Microwave, fridge. Had 2 double beds which was adequate for 2 adults and 2 teenagers. Complimentary muffins and croissants for breakfast. Pool looked lovely but too cold in December.
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We were in town for a wedding that specified no kids on the invite. However spending a weekend in Santa Barbara is not something I wanted my kids (12 & 6 + our 1.5 yr old fur boy) to miss out in and also getting a weekend sitter is not easy. So we packed up and found the
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Perfect little hidden spot tucked away in perfect location. Small, Quiet, extremely clean, nicely remodled property. Rooms have fireplaces and 2 have ocean views. Close to Stearns warf and State Street.. Great upscale hotel restaurant next door. Will definately make this my
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We stayed in Room 8, King room with fireplace on the second floor. The room was really, warm, in
We stayed in Room 8, King room with fireplace on the second floor. The room was really, warm, in
The inn is probably a 15-20 min walk along the beach to the main Santa Barbara area where the restaurants are. We really liked the location for that reason!
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what types of beer are included
it's a lovely small hotel so as other traveller has said no beer,however plenty of pubs in santa Barbara selling craft beers centre is about 20 minutes walk hope this helps
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Is this a pet friendly hotel?
Hello, We are dog-friendly. There is a $10 + tax fee per dog per night. Please let us know if you have additional questions. Thank you, Ines
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"Pick a room that suits your needs. Views only from second floor."
"ocean view lovely"
"probably upstairs above the pool is better"
"The second level rooms have a outside sitting area with a table and 2 chairs"
"Ask about amenities, every room is unique."
US$243 - US$503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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