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4.7 out of 5

"Dan was super nice and very helpful. " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 29 May 2021

Hotel Description

Hotel near Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara

Heart of Santa Barbara

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).

Property Amenities

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A business center, concierge services, and free newspapers are also on offer.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 21 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include free newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Presidential Room, 2 Queen Beds, Patio

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$149* Per night/room Aug 25 - Aug 26

Room, 1 King Bed, Patio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Presidential Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Patio and Jacuzzi Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Castillo Inn at the Beach ratings based on 41 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Castillo Inn at the Beach

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 18, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on May 29, 2021

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5 out of 5
Dan was super nice and very helpful.

Posted by on May 29, 2021

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5 out of 5
Nice and clean. Close to the beach easy to walk around

Posted by on May 18, 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 25, 2021

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5 out of 5
Very good customer service

Posted by on Apr 15, 2021

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5 out of 5
Very quaint hotel. We got in late and they made it very easy for us to check in and called earlier in the evening to check in on us. Only complaint was it was a bit noisy, but there are very few hotels that aren’t!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2021

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5 out of 5
Cute small Inn with free parking and newly remolded bathrooms. Closed to Harbor and walking distance to the Stearns Wharf.

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021

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5 out of 5

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020

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About the Castillo Inn at the Beach

Location 22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. Castillo Inn at the Beach also features concierge services and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking is free. This Santa Barbara hotel is smoke free.

  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Business facilities
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) (16.5 km / 10.2 mi)
  • Train station: Santa Barbara Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Castillo Inn at the Beach offers 21 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. 27-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. This Santa Barbara hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Nearby Activities

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

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

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. 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 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit 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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit 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. 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.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • 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
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not 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
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Castillo Inn Beach Santa Barbara
  • Castillo Inn
  • Castillo Inn Beach
  • Castillo Beach Santa Barbara
  • Castillo Inn At The Beach Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Castillo At The Santa Barbara
  • Castillo Inn at the Beach Hotel
  • Castillo Inn at the Beach Santa Barbara
  • Castillo Inn at the Beach Hotel Santa Barbara

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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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.