Inn by the Harbor

433 West Montecito StreetSanta Barbara93101USA
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About Inn by the Harbor

Guests staying at the Inn by the Harbor, Santa Barbara, California, can enjoy a refreshing dip in the outdoor-pool or relax with their favorite book in the hotel’s tranquil garden.

The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, DVD players, coffee makers hairdryers, desks, minifridges, irons and ironing boards, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi. Suites add fully-equipped kitchens.

The Inn by the Harbor boasts 42 en-suite rooms, an outdoor-pool, a hot-tub, a lounge and a private garden. Self-parking is also available.

Continental breakfasts are available at the hotel whilst guests can enjoy their lunch and evening meals at some of the nearby restaurants such as The Santa Barbara Shellfish Company, The Harbor Restaurant and Moby Dick Restaurant.

The City College of Santa Barbara, West Beach, Santa Barbara Harbor and Stearns Wharf are all in close proximity to the inn. Old Mission Santa Barbara, State Street and Santa Barbara Zoo are also close by.


433 West Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, USA
Telephone: +1(805)9637851 | Fax: +1(805)9629428 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Close to the beach and local attractions.

Guests were pleased to find that they were a short walk away from the beach as well as many of the local amenities including bars and restaurants. Being a few blocks away from State Street suited many who wanted to visit the numerous shops and boutiques as well as the nearby attractions. .

Lots of places to relax and unwind.

Many chose to spend their free time relaxing on the loungers by the pool or sitting on the hotel's terrace with their daily paper. The hotel organizes a daily happy hour in its comfortable lounge with complimentary wine and cheese which proved popular with many guests who said it was a good opportunity to unwind and socialize with others. .

Friendly and hospitable staff.

The front-desk staff have been described as warm and hospitable greeting guests with a smile and making them feel welcome and at ease. Those who had issues and requests said that they were dealt with quickly and effectively and also appreciated the helpful information they were given with regards to the local area.

Negative Reviews

Disappointing breakfasts.

Some of the guests mentioned that the breakfast area was quite small and that it couldn't accommodate everyone at the same time. The continental buffet was described as quite limited with guests objecting to the lack of healthy options such as yogurts and fresh fruit. .

Noise issues.

The hotel overlooks a busy road and guests whose rooms were located at the front of the building objected to being disturbed by traffic noise which prevented some from opening their windows and patio doors. .

Plumbing problems.

Guests reported various plumbing issues which included not being able to set an appropriate shower temperature as well as low pressure which meant that water was coming out as a trickle. .

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1475 reviews across the web
8.7 /10
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8.7 out of 10 based on 1475 reviews