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4.4 out of 5

"The room was nice - recently updated. Very clean and comfortable beds. The air conditioning did not work but thankfully it wasn’t very hot and opening ... " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 22 Jul 2022

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Hotel Description

Hotel near Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Beach 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).

Renovated in 2020

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

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$194* Per night/room Dec 11 - Dec 12

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible, Patio

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Patio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

La Playa Inn ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 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 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for La Playa Inn

Everyone (1) Couples (1) Family (2)
4 out of 5
The room was nice - recently updated. Very clean and comfortable beds. The air conditioning did not work but thankfully it wasn’t very hot and opening the windows helped. Also, there was a nice fan in the room that helped to cool it down.

Posted by , from Brentwood on Jul 22, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 1, 2022 by La Playa Inn Management

Dear Joy, Thank you so much for the POSITIVE SCORE. We are pleased to know that you loved our recently updated, clean, and spacious rooms. We are delighted to hear about your enjoyable time at the hotel. Thanks again for appreciating our hospitality. We would like to have your company once again. Thank You, La Playa Inn Management

4 out of 5
Very clean & new. Friendly staff. Bed was incredibly comfortable. Location was perfect- close to ocean and quiet. Bonus they have EV chargers. Was nice to have some light breakfast items but the muffins were dry. Would recommend this hotel.

Posted by on Feb 6, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 9, 2022 by Arlene - Guest Services

Hi Felice, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at our boutique hotel. We are fortunate to have a team who truly cares about offering our guests warm and personalized service in a clean and comfortable environment. We are also happy to hear that our prime location closed to all downtown attractions and the ocean, offered you a memorable experience in Santa Barbara. We look forward to hosting you again soon!

5 out of 5
Very close to my event!

Posted by , from San Diego on Nov 21, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 25, 2021 by Tim - Guest Services

Jim, Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We strive to meet the needs of all of our guests as we navigate the next stages of the pandemic. We're thrilled to read that our property was stationed right next to your planned event! That always makes for a great stay in any location. We hope we were able to meet and exceed all of your expectations during your stay with us. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any further comments or concerns. We hope to have the opportunity to assist you again in the near future.

5 out of 5
What a beautiful little hotel! Right in the middle of everything, easy enough to walk to state street and all the little spots along the way

Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 22, 2021 by Tim - Guest Services

Thank you so much for your spectacular review! We're working as hard as ever to ensure we meet the needs of all of our guests as we turn the page on the pandemic. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed our new hotel and prime location close to all of the downtown attractions. We hope we were able to meet and exceed all of your expectations during your stay with us. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any further comments or concerns. We hope to have the opportunity to assist you again in the near future.

4 out of 5
The place is nice and clean. The only problem I had was with one of the night managers. I told him that someone was in parked in the handicap parking space and he said,”that is my car parked, and I park there because the entrance to my office is in front of the Disability parking Space.” My husband is disabled and we need the parking space to fully open the door so he can get out. I’m not going to say what my husband has because it’s a HIPPA violation but it’s the principle to keep that parking space open.

Posted by , from San Diego, CA on Oct 16, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 21, 2020 by Harry K, General Manager

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. Please not that this information has bee passed on to our concerned staff. Thank you for letting us know.

Property Features

La Playa Inn offers its guests a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. WiFi is free in public spaces. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A complete renovation of La Playa Inn was completed in March 2020. This Santa Barbara hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 38 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2020
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , High-speed internet access

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Santa Barbara Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

La Playa Inn offers 38 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 39-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

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
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • 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 midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. 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 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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 carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

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

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 accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; 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, 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; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. 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
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • 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
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property does not follow a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Masks are compulsory at the property for guests without full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Days Inn Wyndham Santa Barbara Hotel
  • Days Inn Wyndham Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Days Inn
  • La Playa Inn Hotel
  • La Playa Inn Santa Barbara
  • La Playa Inn Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Days Inn by Wyndham Santa Barbara

You should know

  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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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.