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Harbor View Inn

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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.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Special Price:20% off room rate
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You can’t beat the location of this hotel but it would be great even if it wasn’t right across from the pier and had great views. The room was so nice and we enjoyed the L’Occtiane products. The staff was friendly. There are so many restaurants right near the hotel. We will be
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This is the only hotel we would ever consider staying in the Santa Barbara area. Staff is amazing. When I call to book they have all my info and preferences on file. When we arrived today Dana even remembered making my reservation! Checked into our favorite room, which they
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Response from Mark R, General Manager at Harbor View Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello Thank-you for the review , we are pleased that you continue to enjoy our property . Our staff is always happy to hear a positive review of there efforts. We hope to see you again soon. Mark A. Romasanta G.M.
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After a past excellent stay, we returned to again have a great experience. The rooms are comfy and clean (if slightly dated in places). We again booked a sea view, on this occasion on the 2nd floor which provided a much larger patio than the 3rd floor suite we had on the last
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As a road warrior (75-100 hotel nights a year) I’ve seen it all. My stay at the Harbor View Inn was one of the most pleasant and flawless hotel experiences I’ve had. The service was impeccable, from the front desk staff (always friendly and welcoming, even during the night
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Response from Mark R, General Manager at Harbor View Inn
Responded 6 days ago
Hello Thank-you for taking the time to write a very nice review . We hope you will be our guest again soon. Safe travels to you and we wish you a great 2019 ! Sincerely Mark A. Romasanta G.M.
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My husband and I stayed here at the end of February. This is the first time we’ve visited Santa Barbara in the winter. The Harbor View Inn is one of the best hotels in the area. We took Amtrak up from LA and it was an easy 5 min walk from station. In my opinion, you really
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Response from Mark R, General Manager at Harbor View Inn
Responded 6 days ago
Hello I am glad your trip to Santa Barbara was enjoyable , I agree with our location , you really do not need a car . We are happy that you took the time to let us know about your stay with us . Please check out our web-site we have a great rate for mid week Ocean View Rooms running right now ! Thank-you for staying with us. Mark A. Romasanta G.M.
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view from our room my son doing a hand stand in pool
balcony view of Stearn's Wharf
Sorry, I didn't have laundry done while away. I know they offer dry cleaning at the Inn. It looks like there is also a cleaners and a coin laundry a few blocks away. The staff at the front desk are very helpful, and I am sure would direct you to the best option.
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free parking for hotel guests?
Hello, Parking is valet-only at $25.00 per night.
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It is pet friendly?
We do not accept pets. We are happy to offer local kennel recommendations.
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Does the hotel have parking facilities which are free or will there be a charge?
We offer valet-only parking at $25.00 per night.
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No bar or restaurant in September 2018
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"Second floor ocean view suites are stunning"
"If possible, would recommend a water view"
"Top floor has vaulted ceilings which make room seem luxurious and enormous"
"For the Best accommodation--request the ocean view room, over-looking the pool."
"Harbor view side of building is our preference."
US$224 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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