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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014
Clive_EdithEntwistle Gilroy, California, United States
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Have you ever had such unprofessional service that you can not even think past that experience?I am sure we all have, well this was one of those for me. The girl at the front desk acted as if I was a inconvenience for her. Unfortunately, anything that may have been a good experience with this hotel was overshadowed by my... More

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Motel6, Owner at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South, responded to this review

Dear StrainTheBrain, We apologize for the hospitality issues you experienced during your stay and for the inconvenience they caused you. Please contact our Guest Relations department so we will have a record of your experience to better address these issues and improve your experience with us in the future: 1-800-577-3435. More

Gilroy, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This was a very spartan stay. Not much in the way of amenities, but that was a plus! No carpets and no upholstered furniture means no carpet smells, no terrible perfumes to cover the usual musty room smell. The room smelled like fresh air! All surfaces a easily cleaned. I don't know if the mop the floor, but it seemed... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We booked last minute for President's Day weekend and we were excited about the price. Check in was easy, room was clean and as expected. I read the reviews and followed suit by bringing our own pillows and comfy blankets. I wish I would have read the review about bringing your own towels...they were only slightly bigger than a hand... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Pretty bare bones but served its purpose for 1 night of travel with a dog. Room was clean but air was stale. Based on the burn marks on the bathroom floor, the partially melted tv remote, and the presence of the ash tray (despite signs that said 'No Smoking'), I would guess the smell was due to the room having... More

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Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

One of the Best motels we've been in our California roadtrip. Renovated. You can't beat the price. Good value for money. The sta barbara area is kind of expensive so if you have a car, dpending rhw night here is a good option. The room decor is simple but with a modern look. Clean, nice and for every budget. Will... More

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Cordes Lakes, Arizona
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The wife and I stayed here on a 2 week motorcycle trip. The check in was easy and quick. Being on a motorcycle meant that we need to do laundry every 3rd day. As we needed to do ours we were directed to the guest laundry which was clean, but the soap dispensers were both broken. I went to the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I've stayed here three times but doubt I will return. This motel is conveniently located in Carp and near enough Santa Barbara. I like the simple utilitarian design of the rooms, with modern touches. However the beds are just ridiculously uncomfortable. The first two stays were somewhat manageable with only relative stiffness in my back in the morning. However this... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Have stayed here many times, latest in spring 2013. Basic motel in a great place. Clean, basic room. Bring your own utensils, as only a soap bar and smallish towel are supplied. Close to great Italian eatery, great breakfast joint, beer place and, off course, the beach.

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sierra madre
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We were driving down from Santa Barbara and decided to break up the trip and stay in Carpinteria for the night- mistake # 1, was to pick Motel 6 South. The room was small, , dirty fingerprints on the surfaces which showed a lack of cleaning, the bedcover had stains all over it- Wi-Fi was not only extra but they... More

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Beer Sheva
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Almost everything in this motel is as expected from a Motel 6, with two exceptions: the internet connection is poor, and …. the bugs. I felt one crawling on my body, and immediately jumped out of the bed. I found 3, and managed to kill one, which left a blood spot on the sheet (mine, previous guest's…?). I examined the... More

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Motel6, Owner at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South, responded to this review

Dear rbavli, Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We sincerely apologize for the cleanliness issues you encountered during your stay. These conditions are not consistent with our standards for quality at Motel 6. We do, indeed, care about your experience and kindly encourage you to contact our guest relations department so... More

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Address: 5550 Carpinteria Avenue, US 101 North at Bailard Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Location: United States > California > Carpinteria
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Carpinteria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South 2*
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