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Franciscan Inn & Suites

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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great location”(123 reviews)
“breakfast lady”(12 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice, large comfortable suites/rooms with old fashioned decor, kitchenettes. Small but clean pool and hot tub (not adjacent to each other), good breakfast and the best location. Easy walk to restaurants/pier/beach. Helpful staff.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We like the Franciscan Inn because it is close to the beach, one of the best restaurants around (Toma), and in walking distance to State Street (assuming you have some time). The staff are uniformly helpful and kind, the rooms are comfortable and the chocolate...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The host Cameron was very friendly and patience. The rooms were very clean and the beds excellent. Santa Barbara is a nice place to stay for one night. The breakfast was decent with toast, coffee, tea, marmelade etc.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location, sightseeing trolley picks up across the street. Good parking and friendly staff. The continental breakfast area was pretty cramped for the number of guest rooms. Had to take meal back to room upstairs, no elevator.

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Thank Dana H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The people at the Franciscan Inn were absolutely fabulous. One slight hiccup(on my part) and they handled it in the best possible way. You made our weekend that much more successful. Thank you sooooo much!

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Description
Convenient location, casual comfort and caring staff make this cozy inn the quintessential hub of your Santa Barbara visit. Continental breakfast, pool, spa, afternoon cookies, Wi-Fi and more awaits you. ...More Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Family
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Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
53
Price range
US$191 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
,
Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
,
The Franciscan Inn
,
Franciscan Inn Santa Barbara Ca
Location
United States > California > Santa Barbara
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
53
Price range
US$191 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
,
Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
,
The Franciscan Inn
,
Franciscan Inn Santa Barbara Ca
Location
United States > California > Santa Barbara
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Traveller (193)
Room & Suite (92)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (3)
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Julie Y
17 January 2018|
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Response from Nancy R | Reviewed this property |
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Meanderingsoul
24 September 2017|
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Response from lmc1974 |
You'll have to walk to the beachfront and then up State Street, but it's about half an hour in total. Or you can walk to Stearns Wharf (about 10 minutes) and get the free shuttle up to the Downtown areas.
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Meanderingsoul
24 September 2017|
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Response from wolfhomma | Reviewed this property |
No views from our room. We were in the first floor. I would not expect great views, since the hotel is a block or so from the coast, and it is not a tall building.
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"Check room and closet sliding doors before agreeing to room. Downstairs rooms best."
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"The first floor was easy to get to."
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"Take some hangers you may need them."
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"We had a room on the ground level, you can hear everyone walking by. You might want a room on the top level."
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