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Castillo Inn at the Beach

866 reviews
Traveller (209)
Room & Suite (650)
Pool & Beach (2)
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great location”(115 reviews)
“filtered water”(21 reviews)
“state street”(97 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
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28 Jan29 Jan
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewsgreat locationfiltered waterstate streetone nightgranite countertopscontinental breakfastplantation shuttersshort walkcoffee and juiceacross the streetwould definitely stay here againroad tripeasy parkingwithin walking distancebeds were very comfortablehomeless peoplerestaurants and bars
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a reservation for 10 January, 2018 and any cancellation had to be made by 6PM 8 January. On the night of the 8th and day of the 9th torrential rains brought down mud slides covering the 101 freeway and rail tracks between LA...More

Thank LA_Kiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples stayed in Room 32; this is a two-room suite with a kitchen. Maybe it was all the five star reviews, but it did not quite live up to that for me. The room was pretty dark, and looked out on the parking lot...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Spent two nights in December 2017. About 10 PM both nights a noise erupted on the wall near our headboard that ran until 5 AM. Sounded like a shower was left on all night. The staff was no help. The wife and I wore ear...More

Thank ticoboyle
Response from 22CastilloSt, Guest Relations Manager at Castillo Inn at the BeachResponded 13 December 2017

Dear Sleepless We're sorry to hear that your sleep was disturbed by the neighboring guest. It must have been the next room over showering late at night that caused the disturbance. We'll look into procedures to deal with this issue should it arise again. This...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017

I stayed at Castillo Inn at the Beach for a few nights, and was very happy on just about every level. The location right near the harbor and 101 – and a fairly short stroll to State Street and the pier – is great. The...More

Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Stayed at the property for 1 night over Thanksgiving weekend. The room was comfortable and nice as shown in the pictures. I was however disappointed with the breakfast which was below par. They only offered fruit, muffins and croissants and several bottled juices. For $166...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$112 - US$203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$112 - US$203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (209)
Room & Suite (650)
Pool & Beach (2)
Hotel & Grounds (198)
Bathroom (21)
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nicole f
30 October 2017|
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Response from Thomas T | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe there are across the street at Harbor park.
Jennifer M
6 April 2017|
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Response from 22CastilloSt | Property representative |
Dear Jennifer We are no longer affiliated with AAA. We have priced are rooms to be very competitive even without the discount your were seeking. With the evolution of on reservations and travel search engines that require... More
Stephen F
17 April 2016|
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Response from bobmein |
Yes - there was a small coffee machine in our room with a pack each of weak regular and bland decaf. The lobby coffee (available between 7:00 am and 10:00 am) is much better, though.
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