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Tulsa
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Our room was beautiful. The location is perfect- on State Street and you still have that amazing ocean view! We had an ocean view and it was worth the price! The staff was very friendly. The room was very clean, relaxing and inviting. We enjoyed our breakfast every morning on one of our two balconies- one was ocean view, the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Made last minute reservation based on tripadvisor comments and could not be happier. Great location with view of ocean, lower State Street and pier. Walking distance from just about everything. Nice accommodations, very clean and well maintained.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2012 via mobile

Had a renovated room in the west wing overlooking the pool area. Came early and tried to check in. Staff just said that it wasn't ready. I asked when it would be and got response "don't know but latest 4 pm as that is the time check in starts officially". We waited 3 hours until 3:30 pm. How hard is... More 

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Mark R, General Manager at Harbor View Inn, responded to this review

I do understand your complaint and we do try to get our guest into the room they reserved as soon as possible. Next time if possible you could call a head on the day of arrival and let us know when you plan to be at the hotel and we can advise you as to the chance of an early... More 

white plains, ny
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2012

Expensive room with deficiencies. Tub drain clogged, inadequate seating and lighting. Not what we expected from other TripAdvisor reviews. Housekeeping generally not up to snuff. No complimentary AM food service. Excellent location on waterfront boulevard.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1 review
Reviewed 31 October 2012

I had a very good experience with the staff when there was a problem with my reservation. Usually, I expect hotels to be very strict about their reservation policy, but they were understanding and kind when I explained the situation. I would definitely make this my first choice for a hotel next time I plan to visit SB.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012

We spent three nights here in a standard room. Our balcony did not have a great view, In fact, it overlooked mostly other sections of the complex, but it was not our focus to sit out on the balcony and our location may have meant it was quieter by not facing the street. That being said, our room was spacious... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Perfect beachfront location and comfortable room. Needs some updating. Didn't visit the restaurant as despite the great location it looked outdated and lacking atmosphere. A little investment in it would make a huge difference. I also just felt like the staff were probably as miserable as those in the reception and didn't want to deal with that. I get the... More 

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Mark R, General Manager at Harbor View Inn, responded to this review

I sorry that our front desk staff was not up to yours and our standards, I did check to see who you interacted with and one of the girls had been under the weather. We are a family owned hotel I have run it for the last 19 years and we have very very little turn over as our repeat... More 

California
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Right at the foot of State St, across the road from the beach. The beach is right out the front door, trolly to take you up State St picks up just across the street. The Beach here is nice and sandy, but gets uglier the closer you get to the water. There is a fair amount of tar in the... More 

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Really loved our stay at this hotel, it was our 25th Anniversary and had been touring round and this was our 4th hotel and the end of our holiday.The hotel was friendly, the room upgrade was great, lovely and spacious with a lovely big bath and shower. The room was big and the bed comfy. We had a nice view... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012

We spent two nights in this hotel in october. There was an award for Trip Advisor at the reception: this was looking good!! We were right away upgraded in a bigger suite, upon our arrival. The room was large, spotless, with a private balcony, a huge bathroom: everything looks like new or perfectly renovated. The best comfort you can expect.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • 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
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: ₹ 17,273 - ₹ 30,845 (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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