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The Inn at East Beach

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The gal from India at check-in was awesome. Suggested things to do & provided coupons for nearby restaurants.

Semi refurbished motel thInly disguised as a boutique inn. Old musty sheets and blankets that are likely home to an infestation of bed bugs because I was bitten by them on my face and hands. I should have run when I saw yucky carpet in the bathroom. Horrifying experience.

Quiet, clean, spacious, good HVAV. Quality continental breakfast.

We had a great time in Santa Barbara. The staff at this hotel were great, very helpful and friendly. It was also a short walk to the beach from our hotel.

Great would stay again. Perfect close to beach. Very nice.

worked out fine, used two rooms for five people for three night. Was in town for a wedding. No A/C but was not a problem for our stay in early May. Parking could be a problem, but I think the motel would work it out.

We enjoyed the room, the bikes and the beach toys they provided. The best was Frank, the guy in the office!!

The manager is very helpful and fun. Across the street from the beach and near many Santa Barbara sites.

Best continental breakfast anywhere - including an ample serving of turtle eggs - unusual! Very comfy bed

A little bit overpriced. Manager was very nice and friendly.

I was in town for a wedding, and this hotel did just the trick. Hotels in Santa Barbara are pricey on average, and this is a good option for those that are a bit more budget conscience. The room was clean and well maintained, though some features were dated. WiFi lacked speed at times, Daily continental breakfast was a nice touch, and the location was perfect beach is a stone's throw away and with wedding events being held at the nearby Fess Parker we were within a short walking distance of where we needed to be. I would stay here again if I were to come back to Santa Barbara.

Great, convenient location for this quint hotel. The cover photo implies its on the beach which it's not, but only a block away its close enough. Room was great - not your normal Holiday Inn layout which makes it more interesting. Staff was very friendly & helpful and the breakfast was better than most from hotel that include it. I'd definitely go back again.

Great family stay. Bike rental experience was perfect and so close to the beach. Clean hotel, both inside the room and on the premises. But most of all, the service was fantastic.

Terrific small inn run by charming and enthusiastic owner Frank. Frank obviously loves what he does and he makes it a point to make sure you have everything you need for a pleasant stay. Please note that there is no air-conditioning (which is normally not needed this close to the beach). This is a great place to stay if you are attending a wedding at one of the big, expensive resorts near by (as we did).

It was a nice stay here. The queen beds are big and comfortable. The location is very good. We had a nice walk on the beach in the morning. My only complaint is that the shower and faucet are too noisy. I got waked up at 6 am by someone taking a bath in the first floor.

Love this hotel for the price. Great location near the beachk, marina, and the State Street outdoor mall. Staff is friendly and helpful.

For the money, you cannot go wrong here. Location, breakfast and service are outstanding. Upstairs King rooms are pretty small but fine for a couple of days.

Just got back to reality! The Inn at east beach (location) is spectacular. The managers and staff were wonderful. Awesome continental breakfast with a smile every day! There are a couple of things that i would recommend. Those being air conditioners added to the rooms, the pool should be repainted inside, Overall, I would stay there again because of the location and the staff, Rooms were clean but very hot during the day. They had fans in them but circulating warm air doesn't help.

The room was average at best. I was next to the pool so had noise from that anytime anyone was swimming. You can hear every window and door being opened and shut anytime of the day or night. Only hear the train whistle coming through town twice a day so could be worse. The room was very stuffy and hot. It has a mounted fan in the window trying to bring in fresh air and a ceiling fan running all day but the room was overly warm and stuffy. Thankfully it had two more fans in the closet so we had all four fans running to be able to sleep through the night. Not a horrible hotel but definitely not worth the money spent.

This place was a pleasant surprise, on the outside it looks like your average motel- but when you open up the door to your room or even just meeting your hosts you see that it is much more. They have put a lot of work into this place rooms are up to date the place is spotless the hosts are amazing breakfast is good across from the beach (they provide chairs and beach umbrellas) What more do you want??? It is a bit far away from the main "strip" but that didn't matter much to us.

1029 Orilla Del Mar Santa Barbara CA

Located in East Beach within a short walk of Santa Barbara Zoo, The Inn at East Beach is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as Presidio Santa Barbara. This 33-room motel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Mission Santa Barbara are also nearby.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast offered each morning.


Rooms

The 33 rooms have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and ceiling fans. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Hair dryers and ironing boards are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests of The Inn at East Beach enjoy features like an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and free newspapers. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help secure valuables, and answer any questions about the accommodations. This motel also has laundry facilities.

Room options

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Fireplace

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for The Inn at East Beach

Everyone (6) Couples (60) Business (15) Family (31) Other (9) Friends (7)
4

nice comfortable room

Everyone

The gal from India at check-in was awesome. Suggested things to do & provided coupons for nearby restaurants.

By , from Chicago on Jan 12, 2017

1

bed bugs!

Everyone

Semi refurbished motel thInly disguised as a boutique inn. Old musty sheets and blankets that are likely home to an infestation of bed bugs because I was bitten by them on my face and hands. I should have run when I saw yucky carpet in the bathroom. Horrifying experience.

By on Dec 16, 2016

5

will book here again.

Everyone

Quiet, clean, spacious, good HVAV. Quality continental breakfast.

By , from NC on Dec 12, 2016

Review comment responded on Dec 17, 2016

Dear Grandma, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Komal

5

nice hotel close to everything.

Everyone

We had a great time in Santa Barbara. The staff at this hotel were great, very helpful and friendly. It was also a short walk to the beach from our hotel.

By , from Milwaukee, WI on Aug 19, 2016

Review comment responded on Aug 25, 2016

Dear Brian, Thank you for your thoughts. I am so happy to hear that you had such a great stay! I will be sure to share this with Frank and our Team. I hope we will see you again when you return to Santa Barbara. Kind Regards, Christina

5
Everyone

Great would stay again. Perfect close to beach. Very nice.

By , from Fallon Nevada on Jun 9, 2016

4
Everyone

worked out fine, used two rooms for five people for three night. Was in town for a wedding. No A/C but was not a problem for our stay in early May. Parking could be a problem, but I think the motel would work it out.

By on May 6, 2016

5

great time!

Families

We enjoyed the room, the bikes and the beach toys they provided. The best was Frank, the guy in the office!!

By on Oct 7, 2015

4

5 great days

Singles

The manager is very helpful and fun. Across the street from the beach and near many Santa Barbara sites.

By on Aug 16, 2015

4

anniversary getaway

Couples

Best continental breakfast anywhere - including an ample serving of turtle eggs - unusual! Very comfy bed

By on Jun 25, 2015

3

family get together

Families

A little bit overpriced. Manager was very nice and friendly.

By on May 14, 2015