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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North

4200 Via Real, US 101/El Camino North at Santa Monica Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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McLean, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The front desk person was very friendly, the pool was refreshing, the room was immaculate and well thought-out with handy places to put toiletries and towels. The motel is right next to Hwy 101, so if you have a front room, it is likely quite loud; I was near the back, and it was fine for me. The only complaint... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stayed here during Santa Barbara gaduation time, as everything else was sold out. Might have been my first time staying at a Motel 6...and the place was comfortable and quiet. Was pleasantly surprised by the visit...

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I was driving from San Diego to Seattle where I spend one night at this hotel. I checked-in quite late, around 11pm, and hit the road early in the morning. However, there are a few things that I believe you have to consider before booking a room here: - The hotel is just 200 feets away from freeway 101. If... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North, responded to this review

Amir, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Cleaner rooms, better beds and sterile ice machines. Not to mention thermostatic controls in the rooms. Great service although unless you are familiar with the area, getting to the tourist areas, beaches and restaurants are a GPS necessity. Great wxperience all around. Will stay here again.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

A bit pricey for the amenities. No free WiFi, no air conditioner, no free breakfast. The little town itself was lovely but there is no way this is worth $118 for the night. There was only me member of staff who seemed helpful enough to help us get a discount.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Other than taking a tent (or camper) this is about as cost effective as you are going to get in this high-rent district just south of Santa Barbara. Its gotta be one of Tom's priciest locations. OK for a night stopover in the area and GPS will help you find it, especially if coming from the north on 101. There... More 

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South Pasadena, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We haven't stayed at a Motel 6 for a few years. One major change was the hard wood floor instead of carpeting. While this may be better for a downstairs room, it is not for an upstairs room. The guest above us came in at two AM and walked around the room with shoes on. The guest finally went to... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North, responded to this review

Toni, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

As 2 senior adults traveling on budgets, we were happy to find these rooms totally redecorated- I LOVE the laminate floors! No more sticky shoe carpets!!! $65 per night w senior discount. All new furniture is no frills IKEA style, smooth lines, obviously easy to clean even under the bed. Comfortable new ikea style one piece mattress. New shower stalls... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I must admit that the room was very clean. The style in the rooms is almost spartan. There isn't very much in there. I was thinking the room could almost be automated to clean itself. However, the room smelled: a mix between old-folks home and disinfectant. Second, the room faces highway 101 and you can hear the cars, trucks, and... More 

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Curacao
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Asked for a non smoking room, got a room that smelled horrible even the front desk guy came and confirmed that it smelled bad. Checked out an other room which was just as bad as the other. Internet very slow. Outside the room ppl were also smoking their stuff...loud and noisy. Skip this hotel drive on to an other one... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. We do accommodate our smoking guests with assigned smoking rooms and are sorry you experienced dissatisfaction with the concerns you describe. We are glad to be able to... More 

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