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Minnetonka, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had selected Castillo Inn after reading a couple of reviews, so I thought it would be on OK place to be in Santa Barbara, so we were delighted to come upon this quaint, comfortable, easy access, one story, architecturally pleasing Inn. The room matched the exterior-- pleasant and comfortable, well equipped, and a feeling of home away from home....

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My mom and I were very much looking forward to stay here. It would have been the first time for my mom to visit Santa Barbara. Due to a big storm that hit Northern California, we heard that our train was delayed by a lot. When I called to hotel to notify them of our late arrival, I was bluntly...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 1 night. The Inn is about a 5 min walk to the beach and about 10 mins from the marina which houses loads of cafes, bars and restaurants. Approx 15-20 mins walk into the main street, which also has lots of places to eat, shopping and nightlife. The Inn rooms are a nice size and decor...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here five nights and it was very good. Clean, well maintained, comfortable bed. We didn't use the breakfast, parking was tight, and maid service was prompt. Santa Barbara killed the VRBO business and the Castillo is a good option. We would return.

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! We loved our one night stay here. We checked in at 5ish and walked down along the wharf and went to eat at a restaurant there. Our room was clean and perfect! Parking was no problem and Andy brought me a nice pastry from the breakfast area before we had to leave very early in the morning for the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very happy when I checked in. However, the next afternoon I decided to relax and read a book in the late afternoon. There was a lot of workers in the parking lot and as I was relaxing, someone looked in my window, then used a key card and tried to open the door. Fortunately I had the latch...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed at the Castillo Inn at the Beach as a one night stay in our trip along the California Coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Castillo has nice rooms, very clean and the service is top notch, they provide a basic breakfast at the reception area.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is an older motel style inn. Location near the waterfront, with easy 10 minute walk to the main downtown street. Room was quite large with nice sitting area and a private back porch. Room very clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast just the bare minimum, coffee, juices, and pastries. Parking a little tight, but they said there is one spot...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This was our first stop on the coast after flying into L.A in the morning (13 hr flight). We were very tired and the beds were very comfortable! Good size and the breakfast was included, and sufficient to start the day as we headed off again towards Monterray.

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have stayed here many times over the years and love it's location which is 1/2 block from the beach. Also very close to the pier and other good spots to visit. Staff always friendly and helpful. It's a older motel, but very well maintained with all updated rooms. We would never consider staying anywhere else in this area.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Castillo Inn at the Beach

Address: 22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: RM584 - RM1,226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castillo Inn at the Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Castillo Inn At The Beach Hotel Santa Barbara
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“We had the room right next to the reception office, which used to be the managers own dwelling... the beds are VERY good :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Kvdle, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We prefer the larger room with outside patio, however all rooms seem to be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles A4678VJricharda, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“1 story motel type set up . don't know if there are any differences”
 of 5 bubbles kathyrich, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only a few rooms on the second floor but they are worth getting for privacy”
 of 5 bubbles DaveRFBard, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check what the mean by patio! Ours consisted of a table and chairs with no view except a 6 foot fence.”
 of 5 bubbles sueb821, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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