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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

As other recent reviews mentioned, the property may be listed as Hyatt with a pool but you have to walk two blocks in your suit to get to the main building. We walked around a while before having to ask how to get to the pool area. The room was very clean and neat but the price was not right!... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Being a remote site for this sprawling Hyatt property, this is the red-headed step child of the bunch. It has no front desk and therefore nobody to mind this otherwise very nice property. Our room #143 was also particularly bad (avoid it at all costs) as it is nearest to the front gate (which slams loudly each time it closes)... More 

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1 Thank TR182Flyer
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Everything was quite clean, and balcony was not bad even though it only gives you a small park view. It's a bit cheaper than the main Hyatt Santa Barbara buildings, but you can use every facility in the main buildings at the same time. Parking was somewhat tricky cos parking lot was tiny. When you ask for any room service,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We recently stayed in the Santa Barbara House. While this part of the Hyatt Santa Barbara it is NOT on the hotel's main property. It is a standalone building about a block and a half from the main property. The rooms, while the front desk, states that they were recently "refurbished" were not of the same quality we expect from... More 

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Moss, Norway
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

When we booked the hotel, we chose the "Santa Barbara house"-room option, as we were only going to stay one night. Stay away from this if your booking. The building looks like a old dirty motel, and you have no views, and the railroad tracks and highway close by. The only good thing is that the parking is free at... More 

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Camarillo, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Overall we had a pretty negative experience with this hotel. We checked into the Hyatt (where you need to check in for the SB House). Well, it was utter chaos in the lobby. When we finally got to the front of the line, I gave the woman my name and she asked if maybe my reservation was under another name...this... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

We spent one evening on our way up the coast. The staff couldn't be more friendly, and the hotel is easy to find, and only a couple of blocks easy walk from the beach. This small motel has been renovated, and although they did it inexpensively, it is clean, tidy and inviting. But they left the window box air conditioners... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The Customer service was great, very friendly, helpful. Hotel room was super nice, tide and clean. Close to the beach and attractive area. Definitely will come back to stay at this hotel again. Highly recommended.

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Orange, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were moving our son into school and did not make reservations on time so no desirable places were left in Goleta. Found this hotel not realizing it was part of the Hyatt. We were very happy with this find. The room was clean and the balcony we had was nice. We faced a park which was also nice and... More 

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Oberhaching
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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Horrible. how can Hyatt allow that this is a hotel under their brand. Train track, Freeway, parking lot view. All bad. But the building itself? Like a motel from the fifties. I think one can expect more for three hundred dollars. Never ever again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Santa Barbara House by Hyatt

Address: 424 Por La Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly The Parkside Inn)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: ₹ 9,165 - ₹ 22,844 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Santa Barbara House by Hyatt 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Parkside Hotel Santa Barbara
Parkside Hotel Santa Barbara
Parkside Inn Santa Barbara
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“I don't know but I would definitely make sure you are in the Main hotel!”
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 of 5 bubbles heehoo, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT let them put you in room #138. It is under a noisy stairwell.”
 of 5 bubbles 391gregorys, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“You have to walk through town to get to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles heathermark97, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 143 and possibly its upstairs neighbor as well”
 of 5 bubbles TR182Flyer, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main building facing the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles toothdoc693, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
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