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4.7 out of 5

"The staff met all are needs and was very friendly. The fact that the property was under a remodel took away from the appearance. Room air did not m ... " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 21 Oct 2022

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Hotel Description

Motel perfectly located for exploring Santa Barbara Beach

Seaside stay

A stay at this Santa Barbara Beach motel places you steps from Carriage and Western Art Museum and within a 5-minute walk of Santa Barbara Harbor. Santa Barbara City College and Moreton Bay Fig Tree are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

This motel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. A terrace, express check-out, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Deluxe King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$136* Per night/room Nov 29 - Nov 30

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds (Deluxe Queen Suite)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony (Deluxe Double Queen with Balcony)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds (Deluxe Double Queen)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara ratings based on 15 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

Everyone (5) Couples (4) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Great place

Posted by on Oct 21, 2022

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Oct 21, 2022 by Jacob Thompson

Dear Rita,Thank you for providing your valued feedback. Awesome to see you had an excellent visit with us and please feel free to share what stood out about the stay as we love to share these reviews with our hard working team members. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to the next visit!Best regards,Jacob Thompson General ManagerAvania Inn West Beach128 Castillo St. Santa Barbara CA, 93101

4 out of 5
The staff met all are needs and was very friendly. The fact that the property was under a remodel took away from the appearance. Room air did not make the room as cool as we would have liked.

Posted by , from Syracuse on Oct 21, 2022

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Oct 21, 2022 by Michael Green

Dear Gary, Thank you for providing your valued feedback. We are very happy to see you enjoyed the hospitality from our amazing hardworking team members. We do plan on addressing these issues during the 2n part of our renovations. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to be able to serve you on your next trip to Santa Barbara. Best Regards, Michael Green, Operations Supervisor, Avania Inn Santa Barbara, CA.

5 out of 5
Like the newly renovated rooms!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2022

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Sep 15, 2022 by Jacob Thompson

Dear Jeff,Thank you for providing your valued feedback. So great to see you enjoyed one of our newly renovated guestrooms. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to continuing to exceed your expectations on future visits!Best regards,Jacob Thompson General ManagerAvania Inn West Beach128 Castillo St. Santa Barbara CA, 93101

4 out of 5
The motion light at the ice maker should stay on while getting ice.

Posted by on Sep 10, 2022

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Oct 13, 2022 by Michael Green

Dear John, Thank you for providing your valued feedback. This issue will be taken care of during the second part of our renovations starting in November. We thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to be able to serve you on your next trip to Santa Barbara. Best Regards, Michael Green, Operations Supervisor, Avania Inn Santa Barbara, CA

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 15, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 1, 2022

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5 out of 5
Walking distance to the beach and many other destinations. Excellent place to stay!!!!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2021

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Oct 3, 2021 by Jacob Thompson

Dear Lucio del, Thank you for taking the time to provide your valued feedback. Nice to see you enjoyed our premium location and had an excellent stay! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to the next time! Best regards, Jacob Thompson General Manager Avania Inn Santa Barbara CA

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 10, 2021

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5 out of 5
It was good.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2021

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Jul 28, 2021 by Jacob Thompson

Dear Valued Guest, Great to see you had an excellent stay with us. Thank you for providing your valued feedback and we look forward to the next time! Best regards, Jacob Thompson General Manager Avania Inn Santa Barbara CA

4 out of 5
Okay hotel

Posted by on May 10, 2021

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May 10, 2021 by Jacob Thompson

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide your valued feedback. Please feel free to leave written comments to help us ensure every visit is an exceptional one. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to the next time! Best regards, Jacob Thompson General Manager Avania Inn Santa Barbara CA

About the Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

Location 128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from November 20 2022 to January 1 2023 (dates subject to change):

  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool

The property will be renovating from January 3 2022 to January 31 2023 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Elevator
  • Exterior
  • Front desk
  • Hallway
  • Lobby
  • Parking area
  • Sauna
  • Select guestrooms
  • Swimming pool

During renovations, the motel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Public spaces have free WiFi. Free breakfast is served daily. A terrace, multilingual staff, and express check-out are also featured at Avania Inn of Santa Barbara. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Santa Barbara motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 47 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Santa Barbara Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara offers 47 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.

  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free self-serve breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golfing 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 on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 4:00 AM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 4:00 AM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 18 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes 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. 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; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are 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
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 0
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Children stay free
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Number of children who can stay free - 18
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Avania
  • Avania Ascend Collection
  • Avania Inn Ascend Hotel Collection
  • Avania Inn Santa Barbara Ascend Hotel Collection
  • Avania Santa Barbara
  • Avania Santa Barbara Ascend Collection
  • Avania Inn Santa Barbara
  • Avania Inn
  • Avania Inn Of Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Avania Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Country Inn Santa Barbara
  • Avania Inn of Santa Barbara Motel
  • Avania Inn of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara
  • Avania Inn of Santa Barbara Motel Santa Barbara
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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.