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Franciscan Inn & Suites

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
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  • Terrible1%
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“great location”(120 reviews)
“breakfast lady”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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All reviewsafternoon cookiesgreat locationbreakfast ladystandard suitecontinental breakfaststate streetfresh baked cookiesbagelsfew blocksbath streetwithin walking distanceshort walk to the beachhard boiled eggswest beachqueen bedreception areadefinitely stay here again
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great stay! This inn is walking distance from the amtrak station so very easy to get to. It is close to everything and a perfect place to stay for a weekend of exploring SB :) The breakfast isn't much but the property is a great...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We like the Franciscan Inn because it is close to the beach, one of the best restaurants around (Toma), and in walking distance to State Street (assuming you have some time). The staff are uniformly helpful and kind, the rooms are comfortable and the chocolate...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a lovely hotel! It is located within a block of the beach with plenty of restaurants in walking distance. The front staff is friendly and helpful. Our room was clean and well decorated. Our stay was perfect! Our family highly recommends Franciscan Inn!

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Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Santa Barbara is aimed to the rich and famous. So it was a bit refreshing to hear that The Franciscan Inn offer a Free wifi, Free parking and free breakfast. The price is not cheap...its $250 a night, which is quite expensive. But this is...More

Thank CoffeeMust
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a friendly (yet surprisingly slow) check-in, we settled into our 2-room suite. We had requested 1st floor accommodations, and they kindly honored our request. The rooms in the suite were amply sized, the beds (queens) were very comfortable, and the bathroom was clean and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 160 - US$ 352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 160 - US$ 352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Julie Y
17 January 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don’t know the area give the Inn a call I’m sure they will help you Steve
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Meanderingsoul
25 September 2017|
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Response from lmc1974 |
You'll have to walk to the beachfront and then up State Street, but it's about half an hour in total. Or you can walk to Stearns Wharf (about 10 minutes) and get the free shuttle up to the Downtown areas.
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Meanderingsoul
25 September 2017|
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Response from wolfhomma | Reviewed this property |
No views from our room. We were in the first floor. I would not expect great views, since the hotel is a block or so from the coast, and it is not a tall building.
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"ask for the two queen bed, its a bigger room with big bathroom"
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"The walls are a tad bit thin so make sure you take ear plugs if you are a light sleeper. The air conditioner..."
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"Get a renovated room."
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"We previously stayed in the larger rooms (102, 117) A regular room felt small to us but only available on..."
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