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Best Western Beachside Inn

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Welcome to the newly renovated Beachside Inn! With its ideal oceanfront location in Santa Barbara, CA, our hotel is sure to provide a peaceful and comforting stay for any traveler. Enjoy every modern convenience with the quaint charm that represents our city's essence. Delight in a deluxe complimentary breakfast before starting out your day in the gorgeous American Riviera. Relax in our heated pool, bask in the sundeck or simply cross the street and sink your feet in the sand. We are centrally located just across the street from the Santa Barbara Harbor, and within walking distance of other top attractions such as Stearns Wharf, the Downtown area and the trendy Funk Zone. The Beachfront / Downtown electric shuttle stops right at our door! Some of our best local restaurants are also within easy walking distance, or go across the street for whale watching, kayaking and numerous other water activities. The Beachside Inn is the perfect oasis in which to begin your Santa Barbara adventure!
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Heated pool
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Harbour View
Marina View
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86Good for walkers
Grade: 86 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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This hotel was under renovation so the big positive is the location right now. The rooms are OK but the bathrooms are horrible. I'm a short person and the toilet is barely at my shin. The shower itself needs renovating because it's obvious that it hasn't been updated for many
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Hotel's Favourite
We went on a Road Trip up the west coast of the States this holiday and we stayed here for 1 night: In Summary: + Location. + Breakfast. + Value. + Clean Rooms. + Modern Look. - Thin Walls. Overall on our road trip this was one of the best places we stayed at. There
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They advertise that rooms have cribs upon request, instead they provide a pack'n'play. There were none in our room. After multiple visits to the front desk, an employee brought a "crib", dropped it and was about to leave without setting it up. We asked them to install it.
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Response from BeachsideGM, General Manager at Best Western Beachside Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
We're sorry for the crib confusion you experienced. We advertise and use pack n plays for 7 years without incident or concern mentioned to us. Our hospitality distributor also advertises the pack n play as a crib, so we unfortunately misunderstood your exact need. In response to your heat concern, we offer as one of the few hotels in Santa Barbara, and completely central or individually controlled HVAC system for all our rooms. If the heat system has not been used for a while (most use AC) the cutover cycle does require 8-10 minutes until full heat is in the guest room. Sorry it took a bit longer in your case. We do not turn any units in advance of arrival for general energy conservation purposes, UNLESS we experience and extreme weather condition. Thank you for your comments, they are duly noted HJRobbins _ GM
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This was a stop on the way to another destination. Great location, short walk from restaurants and to the marina. Great for kids. Popcorn machine is a little plus for children. Breakfast was great too. Lots of parking space, they also have charging stations for hybrids. The room
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This hotel is in a great location but so are many more. The bathroom is tiny. The room it’s self was comfy & relaxing until our neighbors checked in. We then realized that the walls are very thin. When we went to bath our baby in the the morning and shower ourselves we
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The King Room at the BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn
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The Double Queen Room at the BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn
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Looking Towards Harbor
West facing room
Is the an airport shuttle offered by hotel?
We drove in and parked. I didn’t see a hotel van that could serve as a shuttle. The airport is near UCSB, about 10 miles from downtown. An Uber would be your best bet.
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Hi Guys, We are no longer pet friendly as should have been advertised. However, since you had been a previous guest, we will honor another visit with your pet, unfortunately to say good bye to your pet. All the same deposit rules and damage regulations will apply for this stay. Just tell them Harvey said ok.. Sorry amd thanks!!
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Is there car parking available?
Hi there, I apologize. I'm sure I hit send when I responded but obviously not. Correct answer! Just $3.00 per night. See you soon!! Harvey - GM
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Is room service available 24 hrs? If not, when is it available?
Hi there, Our main provider delivers until 9pm local time, however another local provider delivers from local eateries until about 2am. Please know, this is not an in-house room service. It is a delivery from out local restaurants. Please see SBmenus for some ideas. Thanks HJRobbins - GM
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There are bicycle rentals all along the beach and harbor area and yes there are great paths to ride along the beach scene. hope that helps!
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"It is quiet on both floors accessible via stairs or elevator. All have air conditioning."
"pay for ocean view on high floor with balcony. Doublecheck with hotel that this is what you bought."
"Request a harbor view room if you want the view, although it costs more."
"We loved the harbor-view room."
"Get a bayside, it is worth the extra money"
US$140 - US$344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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