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Bradenton, Florida
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here on our honeymoon in 2007, one night, and enjoyed it very much. When we made a return trip to Santa Barbara recently I thought it'd be fun to stay here again even though it was pricey (for us). Not so much. When I made the reservation I told the woman I spoke to that I hoped to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

3rd times to stay in! Excellent room decorations,Full kitchen equipments, 10 mins waking distance to supermarket, 10 mins biking distance to fish market, 5 mins walking distance to beach. Nice staff~~~everything is perfect!

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic stay at the Harbor House Inn. The hotel is beautiful, charming and extremely clean. Our room was recently updated and felt brand new. Our bed was so comfortable we didn't want to get out of it. We used the cruiser bicycles the hotel offers, complimentary to ride on the boardwalk to breakfast. I can't say enough... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Harbor House Inn for 2 nights in Oct 2016 after seeing so many good reviews on TripAdvisor, and I wasn't disappointed! Location: I travelled to SB by train and the Inn was conveniently located a 10 min walk from the train station. 5 mins from the beach and harbour it was great for morning walks/runs along the... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a road trip and a family member recommended that we stay here. We booked it 2 days in advance and were very happy with everything. The staff was overly helpful on the phone and when we checked in. Our room was bright, nicely decorated and very comfortable. Perfect for a visit to Santa Barbara. It was only... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! Very clean, spacious. Wonderful to have the kitchen with not just a microwave and fridge, but stove top and sink. Organic bath supplies. Beautiful breakfast basket for multiple day stay. Beach bikes free to ride. One block from the beach. Reasonable cost. I would definitely stay here again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we walked into the office to check-in we could tell that these people really take the guest experience seriously. The front desk staff was pleasant, cordial and competent. When we walked into our room I was impressed by how roomy it felt and the bathroom is big by anyone's standards. I'm a clean freak and this place... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Santa Barbara for a quiet getaway 11/6-10.When I first began our search for the perfect spot,we came upon the Harbor House Inn and our search was over.We are hotel snobs and very particular where we stay.We were in 118-C and it couldn't have been more perfect (to us).They placed a "Welcome Basket" for us that was full of... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure how you could do any better for the price in Santa Barbara. Terrific location within walking distance to the beach and many restaurants and shops. Very well appointed room with many different amenities including a complimentary welcome basket with snacks and drinks.

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Seattle, Washington
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142 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location: it is about 8 min walk to State St. And two blocks to the beach. Rooms: my room has not been update for at least 25 years and you can hear everything from the attached rooms. There are also noise from people walking on the street and car and garbage trucks noise. And finally you can hear guests talking... More 

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Cody T, Manager at Harbor House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Harbor House Inn. New double pane windows have been ordered for this unique queen room being the closest location to the street. I was saddened to hear however, about noise levels next to your room as this bedroom wall was soundproofed with dense padded foam and fabric last... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17 One-of-a-kind studios with kitchens located one short block from West Beach nestled between Stearn's Wharf & the Santa Barbara Harbor. Room amenities include free wireless internet access & local phone calls and complimentary use of 3-speed cruising bicycles. Beach chairs, towels & umbrellas are also available at no charge. For guests enjoying 2 or more nights, a complimentary Welcome Breakfast Basket is included upon arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor House Inn

Address: 104 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: €158 - €344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbor House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Harbor House Hotel Santa Barbara
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Check the website. Pictures were completely accurate.”
 of 5 bubbles GymMom06, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with a kitchen. Although we didn't use it, nice to have if you are staying for an extended period of time.”
 of 5 bubbles karenaU8504XM, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take advantage of the bicycles to ride around town”
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