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"Great location. Staff was helpful and friendly. The only issue were the beds. They weren’t very comfortable. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 29 Mar 2021

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Santa Barbara City College

Oceanside stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Santa Barbara Beach hotel, you'll find Santa Barbara City College and Stearns Wharf. Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Santa Barbara Zoo are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free perks

An outdoor pool, free self parking, and free newspapers are featured at this hotel. Guests will appreciate free perks like on-the-go breakfast and WiFi in public areas. A 24-hour business center, a terrace, and a picnic area are also on offer.

Comfy beds, cable TV

The 60 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include room service and free local calls. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Room, 1 Queen Bed (Poolside)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$279* Per night/room Aug 23 - Aug 24

Junior Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed (with Living Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony (Harborside)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony (Parkside)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed (Harborside)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (Harborside)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Beachside Inn ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Beachside Inn

Everyone (3) Family (3)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 13, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 24, 2021 by Beachside Inn Team

Thank you for the amazing rating!

4 out of 5
Great location. Staff was helpful and friendly. The only issue were the beds. They weren’t very comfortable.

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 29, 2021 by Beachside Inn Team

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to rate us and give us this feedback. We're sorry to hear about the beds but we're glad you were able to enjoy your stay with us!

2 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 26, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 9, 2021 by Beachdise Inn Team

We're sorry to hear your stay with us wasn't a 5 star experience and would love the chance to better impress you on your next trip to Santa Barbara!

4 out of 5
Rooms were nice. Very Comfortable beds. View wasn't bad either.

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020

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4 out of 5
Excellent location, friendly staff, but the facility was a little tired.

Posted by , from Chicago on Mar 6, 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Free breakfast is available daily. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and multilingual staff are also featured at Beachside Inn. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Santa Barbara hotel.

  • 60 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1953
  • To-go breakfast (free)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) (16.5 km / 10.3 mi)
  • Train station: Santa Barbara Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Beachside Inn offers 60 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and hair dryers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is offered weekly and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free on-the-go breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Beachside Inn

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 25 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Beachside Inn
  • Best Western Beachside
  • Best Western Beachside Inn
  • Best Western Beachside Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Best Western Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Best Western
  • Beachside Inn Hotel
  • Best Western Beachside Inn
  • Beachside Inn Santa Barbara
  • Beachside Inn Hotel Santa Barbara

You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.