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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
483 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Business Services
Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitizer provided
Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationSanta Barbara Harbor4 min walk
Popular LocationStearns Wharf11 min walk
Popular LocationSanta Barbara City College12 min walk
AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)12 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed
  • Double Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 247 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsDouble Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 243 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds
  • Room, Multiple Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, Multiple Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 267 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Franciscan Suite

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 287 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
    More detailsFranciscan Suite
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 287 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Accessible
  • Executive Suite

    Room amenities

    • 287 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
    More detailsExecutive Suite
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 287 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Franciscan Suite Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 287 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 267 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 256 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Queen Queen Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 287 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsQueen Queen Suite
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 290 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsFamily Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Superior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 320 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Queen Beds
    More detailsSuperior Suite

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Santa Barbara

Located in Santa Barbara, Franciscan Inn & Suites is in the city centre and near the beach. Santa Barbara County Courthouse is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Los Padres National Forest and Goleta Beach. Santa Barbara Zoo and Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Barbara Harbor - 4 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 11 min walk
  • Leadbetter Beach - 12 min walk
  • Santa Barbara City College - 12 min walk
  • Lobero Theater - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 9 min walk
  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sambo's - 3 min walk
  • Enterprise Fish Company - 9 min walk
  • Fishouse - 10 min walk
  • The Lark - 10 min walk
  • Lucky Penny - 10 min walk

About this property

Franciscan Inn & Suites

Santa Barbara hotel in Santa Barbara Beach, near Stearns Wharf
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, a spa tub and concierge services. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a computer station are on-site. All 50 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find DVD players, Egyptian cotton sheets and coffee/tea makers.
Franciscan Inn & Suites offers 50 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Santa Barbara hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

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  • Beach towels
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM and 11 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed until further notice:
  • Breakfast
  • Business centre
  • Laundry facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

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 carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
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, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-out is available
The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitisation guidelines

We should mention

Pool access available from 9 AM to 10 PM

Property is also known as

Franciscan Inn Santa Barbara
Franciscan Inn
Franciscan Santa Barbara
The Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
Franciscan Hotel Santa Barbara
Franciscan Inn Santa Barbara Ca
The Franciscan Inn
Franciscan Inn & Suites Hotel
Franciscan Inn & Suites Santa Barbara
Franciscan Inn & Suites Hotel Santa Barbara

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Franciscan Inn & Suites and receive a full refund?
Yes, Franciscan Inn & Suites offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Franciscan Inn & Suites cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 9 AM to 10 PM.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Franciscan Inn & Suites?
Check-in is from 4 PM to 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Franciscan Inn & Suites located?
Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara City College. Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Santa Barbara Zoo are also within 3 miles (5 km). Santa Barbara Station is 9 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Franciscan Inn & Suites

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
247
4 - Good
192
3 - Okay
37
2 - Mediocre
7
1 - Poor
0
4.5
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The Franciscan is ideally located one block from the beach. It's walking distance from many places to eat and the wharf. The Edgewater suite is a little dated. The decor could definitely be upgraded to more contemporary furnishings. That said, there was ample room for 5 people. The living room was spacious but the beds were a little uncomfortable. Overall, the room and facilities are average. But you cannot beat the location. I would recommend this inn. Also, if you are using the handicap parking (I'm a disabled veteran) make sure that you display your placard. Cai from the front desk chased me down and chastised me because he thought that I didn't display my placard. I didn't appreciate that kind of harassment. Cameron, on the other hand, was a great host! Thanks.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness
  • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

Rooms are quite small. No refrigerator unless you get suite. Pool is small and limited especially with COVID-19 restrictions. You must serve yourself. If you need towels, etc. You must ask as there is no room cleaning over a few days stay. Jacuzzi us closed. Too small for operation. Fits 2 people on a regular day. One ice machine operating only. Absolutely no coffee, etc. In lobby . We saw other places had all that and were set up for sanitary and safety for guests to enjoy. CJ at front desk was no help. Cameron was helpful. Would not stay there again. There are nicer places to stay for the same price. Wasn't worth the deal.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great hotel and great location! We had a fantastic time here, super friendly staff. Rooms were clean, everyone wearing masks and hand sanitizer readily available.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great hotel- albeit a little older... Close to the harbor and many restaurants. Checking in and out was really easy. I would stay there again.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020