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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South

5550 Carpinteria Avenue, US 101 North at Bailard Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gresham, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No amenities (kleenex, alarm clock, coffeepot). Premium price for bad mattress on piece of plywood. No fan, heat, a/c. Stuffy. Yet you get the pleasure of paying +$200. Wouldn't stay here again!!! We know it was august, however this is way too much for what you get.

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South, responded to this review

Kathy, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rate policies and the inconveniences you experienced. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. Our staff aims to provide... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small room, no free wifi, no fridge, no microwave, no iron, no blow dryer, no breakfast, no box springs- just a mattress on a board. I was much more comfortable at summer camp when I was a kid. We would NEVER stay here again! The only reason we chose this motel was because we could park in front of the... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South, responded to this review

Brenda, Thank you for sharing your review. 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 comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this reason we apologize for the disappointment you describe with the expectations of amenities. We do offer accessible rooms to our... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apparently just because this motel is located near Santa Barbara they feel they can over charge ($145 - $185) depending on the weekend. I would be willing to pay this IF the place were at least clean. Bathroom was gross with something on the wall that I didn't want to go near. In future if this is the only vacancy... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South, 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 delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer... More 

Lambersart, France
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105 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Coming from Chicago on route 66, we stayed there for one night. Room was correct. Parking close. Nice welcome too. Coffee available in the morning. This is very sad that wifi is not included. Good place for our next visit

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Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

There were a lot of rooms at this motel but it could use some repair and paint work. The rooms are just a bed and TV and bathroom and that's it SO if you are staying longer than just overnight you will need to buy a cooler to store drinks in..etc. I mean there is nothing extra. There is a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The rooms have been nicely done in a kitschy mid century modern sort of way, with dog friendly linoleum floors. Although the room was clearly marked no smoking there was an ashtray in the room , upside down , with a no smoking sticker on it. The room smelled of cigarettes and we were given a spray which helped. Cigarette... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable room and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern and bed comfort issues you describe. We apologize for the noise inconveniences you experienced and for the unsatisfactory response you received to your complaint. Motel 6 standards for... More 

Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A large modern and clean motel, but NO amenities. No fridge, no coffeemaker, no shampoo, no hairdrayer. The rooms are very very basic. You have to pay extra for WiFi. Close to Albertsons supermarket, Starrbucks, Ihop and McDonalds.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

I can't complain too much because I found that hotels are generally quite expensive im around Santa Barbara and the central coast. But the the motel 6 was our most expensive and least favorite of all on our trip. That being said, it was super clean and new. The bed was also decently comfy, a bit on the firm side.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We've been staying at this particular Motel 6 for ages and I've never had a problem with it. So I had no hesitation booking a room here a few weekends ago on a quick getaway trip. Then I opened the door. We had adjourning rooms and the first room was fine. My room had some stained coverlets and cigarette burns... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Upon arrival, tried to charge us for an additional adult even though we booked on-line directly through Motel6.com as 2 adults and weren't charged. They waived the fee when I indicated I didn't think that was right. I had very low expectations and did read many reviews of this particular hotel. We were looking for an inexpensive place to get... More 

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