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Sandyland Reef Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last month a friend and I drove down Route 1 and needed to stop for the night. After checking a few places, this inn seemed adequate and economical for one night. The check-in process seemed long and tedious. The room at first looked ok, the tv and internet worked fine. But the first sign of problems was a steady stream... More

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Visalia, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have stayed the past three years for three nights each August. Clean rooms with very firm and comfortable beds. Flat screen television. Bathrooms are full width at back of room with opening outside window . . . and a tiled shower with a showerhead high enough for a six foot person to wash their hair without having to kneel... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Good for one night only, arrived late and left early. No-frills place, rooms and bathroom were clean,. We had to pay $ 170 USD for a night, wayy too much for a place like this one. Half of paid price would be acceptable, however we had no choice. To be fair, overall experience was ok, but wouldn't stay for longer.... More

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San Mateo, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Travelling with family of four, we needed to find a place to stay. Santa Barbara rooms were way out of our budget. We found this friendly motel and it met our needs. We checked in after 10 p.m. and were out by 7:30 am. There's not a whole lot of space for four people to move around, but that was... More

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santa barbara
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Me and my husband have stayed here on and off over the past month due to his construction jobs. I am a military reservist and they give military discounts, which is great with their already super low rates. The manager Marco runs a tight ship. The rooms are super clean and they do not allow smoking inside or near the... More

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Ruovesi, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice friendly staff, good price When booked on the internet. Not the best but not worstes. Good place to stay night over , free wifi, free parking I sleeped well :) Price/quality is just what you Can exept, good average motell. If you use Nokia phone navigation, it could be hard to find :D i finally found it...

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Istanbul, Turkey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

PROS: Really good rates considering how expensive hotels in the areas are Off street parking Friendly helpful staff Very clean - it look slike a lot of furninshings had been recently replaced and the walls semmed freshly painted The owner has gone to some trouble to provide a nice atmosphere with trellises and plants around the property Excellent wifi coverage... More

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Tavernier, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
37 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Was driving past and needed a place to stay. Got a great rate. Room was very clean. I got stuck on the 2nd floor which was a drag as I had a ton of stuff to haul up, the room was nice nonetheless. Easy access to highway and just a few minutes from the beach which is a beautiful beach... More

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Temecula, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I made a reservation thru Sandy land Reef Inn in Carpenteria, Ca. Had to cancel and was told I had made reservations thru Expedia. My card was charged the full amount. I called Sandyland and all they did was to argue with me and tell me I had gone thru expedia. I did not. I talked to a woman who... More

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Temecula, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I wish I could leave zero or negative stars. It was move-in weekend at UCSB and all the affordable hotels in Santa Barbara were booked a week in advance, so I booked a room at the Sandyland Reef Inn for $119 plus taxes/fees. The reservationist told me to call if we were going to arrive after 8:00 PM. I made... More

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Additional Information about Sandyland Reef Inn

Address: 4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Location: United States > California > Carpinteria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandyland Reef Inn 2*
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