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Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

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  • Average25%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsstate streetfree parkingwalking distance to the beachsmall poolcomfortable bedwould stay againclean roomsstayed here for one nightfree breakfastpool and hot tubnice breakfastacross the streetroom was largefresh fruitroad tripsamanthablock
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Avania is a renovated motor lodge set-up. As other reviewers note, its best feature is location - less than a five minute walk from the west end beaches and marina and a short walk or bike ride from State Street, the wharf and other nearby...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

First, the great bits...free parking, substantial breakfast included, clean rooms, comfortable beds and excellent location. Friendly staff (especially Samantha) willing to accommodate and try and please within parameters. Wi-fi access provided and the rooms are good size and functional. As far as SB hotels go...More

3  Thank ASHinLA
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Kind of a retro, beachside motor lodge, circa 1950s ambience. Not unpleasant and reasonably comfortable. Good location within walking distance of Staet street and Stearns wharf. Shower was a challenge wait was nearly impossible to adjust water temp; either cold or scalding and no conditioner....More

1  Thank dnreed
Reviewed 4 July 2012

This remodeled motel is in a wonderful location across from a park and a short walking distance to the Santa Barbara harbor, beaches, and attractions. The room was clean and comfortably furnished but had a strong odor of cleaning solutions. Breakfast was included and typical...More

1  Thank sunewlsu
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Ahhh Avania. Thank You for saving me after I walked out of the crime scene that is the AlaMar Hotel ( with no accomodations in SantaBarbara on UCSB's Graduation weekend no less!!) I thought Id end up sleeping in my car...everything was booked, except of...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Outdoor pool
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US$129 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$129 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Yes, it is in the bathroom
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Heidisjo
26 July 2016|
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Response from mike c | Reviewed this property |
There's two floors. No elevator but the ground floor is level access from the car park.
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Cindy T
29 May 2016|
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Response from Tom S | Reviewed this property |
Can't recall for sure, but I'm sure they did. Given the classy nature of the place, I think I'd remember if they didn't.
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"We had a room on a higher floor and it worked well for us"
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"Check the A/C noise level before you unpack otherwise request another room"
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"Do Not book here"
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