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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Stayed at Harbor View after reading tons of reviews. The property is lovely, clean, convenient to everything. The reason for 4 stars rather than 5 is due to the construction going on--the noise made it difficult to sit on lovely balcony. However, being from NY we are used to noise! The staff is amazing and extremely helpful--shoutout to Dana who...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic view, great accommodation and above all excellent staff! Very friendly and professional. From the minute you call and book to the minute you walk out, the staff made us feel like family. Our view from our room was beautiful at all hours! Especially in the morning. Special thanks to Berenice for making my stay phenomenal.

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Half the hotel is new, half old. We stayed in the older building which is right on W. Cabrillo. It's not luxury, but lots of boxes get checked. Great view of ocean (if available). Reasonable rates during the week. Very clean room. Contemporary bathroom, shower and tub - very nice. Next to Eladio's restaurant - great breakfast. Within walk to...

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of a three night stay at the above hotel. Excellent staff, excellent rooms, great location. If you have the option to upgrade to a suite or beach view. Spoil yourselves, don't refuse! Santa Barbara is a genuinely lovely place. Clean as a whistle, friendly, great facilities and for us Brits- the weather!!!

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High Point, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Recently made my first visit to Santa Barbara and stayed at the Harbor View Inn. The Inn was a perfect location near the pier and next to the State Street shopping area. Felt very safe and enjoyed the walkable area. We had an ocean view room overlooking the beautiful pool area. Everything was clean and well appointed. Large bathroom, updated...

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Long Beach
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Ocean view King room; FANTISTIC view but it is starting to show some wear. The room was spotless and the bed was SO comfy with the best pillows! Hubby and I have stayed there 3 times and had nicer suites on the back side overlooking the canal. If like us, you are only going to sleep and not truly enjoy...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed over a long weekend in September for a wedding. While it's a little pricey, you can't beat the location especially if you're only there for a short time. Located right across from Fishermans Wharf and the end of State street, you're close to everything. The hotel was clean and staff was wonderful. We ordered Togo from Eladios which...

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Battle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A very nice hotel with friendly, helpful staff and in an excellent location. We had a lovely room with a view across the pool to the ocean beyond. It was a great pity that we were only staying for one night and would have liked to stay longer and appreciate the facilities.

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Cumming
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We have just returned from our 4h trip to Santa Barbara, every year we stay at the Harbor View Inn. The staff is always friendly, knowledgable, and very helpful. We love the location, the rooms/property is always well maintained, and the breakfast at their restaurant is outstanding. We have never considered staying anywhere else.

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Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We arrived very early, before our room was ready and quickly agreed to the $15 upgrade facing the courtyard, pool and some of the ocean. Great customer service with wonderful restaurant recommendations! Clean room. Bed and pillows were so-so....perhaps time for an update. We loved sitting on the patio (second floor) and watching the world around us! The elevator was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Santa Barbara's premier 4-Diamond boutique oceanfront hotel. Centrally located to the beach, downtown shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Enjoy all of our wonderful amenities which include heated pool and jacuzzi, Full service Spa,room service, gift shop, fitness center, coffee bar and restaurant, Eladio's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor View Inn

Address: 28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3504
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: €237 - €422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbor View Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Harbor View Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor View Inn
Harbor View Santa Barbara
Harbor View Inn Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“This has a nice access to the beach, and pier.”
 of 5 bubbles khosrows740, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view is best but if not available opt for a city view”
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“Ocean Rooms are to the front of Hotel.”
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  • Pool and Partial Ocean View
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