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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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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Carpinteria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Very clean, Small room, which was bright, although the TV housing was black and twice the size of the TV No shampoo, but bathroom was good. Check in staff were very nice and helpful. Sleep not great due to the proximity of the highway, but all things considered, reasonable value for money. However, be warned, internet access is charged at... More 

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Culver City, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I never expected this place to be anything but a place to lay my head in the evening. It was a pleasant surprise! The rooms were much nicer than the ones I had in Ventura, Ca two year ago. It is a pet friendly place and for the money I was not disappointed at all. The staff was very nice... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This was a typical Motel 6 with the current renovated style which may or may not please you, depending on your opinion of orange. I find it’s ok. Two beds of adequate comfort and cleanliness, a small seating and table area, and a good TV. Washing and bathroom facilities were fine. On the subject of toiletries, towels and other people’s... More 

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Benidorm, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I was very disappointed ,i have stayed in many hotels recently and for the price this hotel provided nothing more than a bed and very basic room. I arrived when it was raining,there was no internal mat to wipe your feet so the floor was filthy after bringing in the cases. There was only 1 towel in the room so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The room was very modern and had a nice seating area!! it was the last room available due to a cancellation and the desk clerk very accommodating. This is a really basic room with no views although a really good area to walk the dog, It was clean and comfortable but no microwave or refrigerator. Also Wi Fi cost extra... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was the cheapest hotel in the area price wise and accommodation wise. The double beds looked crisp in the pictures but it translates to stiff, hard and a very uncomfortable sleep. When we showered, my sister noticed black stuff falling from the walls in the bathroom as water poured down the sides. We didn't complain at the time, since... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My family was on a road trip from SF to SD and I really wanted to see Santa Barbara but Carpinteria was a much cheaper option. We'd been staying in Motel 6 for most of the trip and hadn't had many pleasant experiences until here. The rooms are the typical renovated Motel 6 rooms. Much smaller than usual but clean... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I'd had other colleagues stay at this motel in the past and thus tried it myself the other week - and it worked out very well. Great option for economically visiting SB area for a few days or just passing through. Simple, modern clean look room design, fresh paint treatment, no carpet in the room, flat screen tv as the... More 

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