We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara

3.5 of 5 5490 Hollister Ave., Goleta, CA 93111
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara
Write a Review

502 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    281
    164
    36
    14
    7
See reviews for
230
97
18
82
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (115)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (502)
  • Mar-May only
    (110)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (154)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (126)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (112)
All months
Trabuco Canyon, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient location. Close to UCSB, Airport, Goleta Pier, and not far from central Santa Barbara. The staff is very welcoming and accommodating as I was able to get rooms in very short notice. In all my times there, approx. six times with 4-5 day stays, I found the rooms to be clean and the beds very comfortable with all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Pacifica Suites hotel after reviewing 20+ area hotels for the following reasons that were so well represented in the website explanation and pictures: #1: Value vs Price - much higher value for not significantly more than bargain hotels #2: Spaciousness - roomy King bedroom suite with a door to the living room area that has a fold... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cresson, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

SFU Men's Volleyball team enjoyed a the hotel very much. We had several 6 foot 6 inch tall players that slept very well in the queen size beds and even on the pull out couch. The showers were high enough to fit under the shower head, without bending over to wash our hair. Breakfast was amazing. The cooks take your... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The people here are really great. Room very nice with nice amount of space for 3. Only complaint is I can hear the freeway which is a bummer. Otherwise, the accomodations are nice. Quality ammenities, flat screen in the living room and bedroom which is a nice touch. Breakfast included which is awesome. Makes things much easier. Really nice size... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Let me start by saying that from the second I walked in I was treated like a King. Which, is kind of funny because I arrived on a bike covered in mud, covered in dirty sweats and a beat up jacket and backpack. The front desk manager gave me all the information I needed, and also suggested their ridiculously amazing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Quiet location, comfortable bed, warm outdoor pool. Beautiful garden setting. The lack of a guest laundry was inconvenient for our family stay; we used a laundromat 1/2 mile down the street. Staff was helpful. Breakfast crowded after 8:15.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The staff is friendly. The room I had was clean and spacious. The bed was super comfortable. Has an old look on the outside. 15 min from the pier. I would stay again.. Try the pool is nice with the hot tub. Entry area again looks really neat. Breakfast was good to..

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pasadena
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
19 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My husband and I and two hounds (Grey and Basset) have visited here twice now, 2-years ago and again last weekend. We give this "hotel" very high marks and we will be back in the future. This review pertains only to those who know the unique "joys" and burdens of traveling with dogs. So: the rooms are very clean and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
PacificaSuitesGM335, General Manager at Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear ccmccall, Thank you for being our guest, and for sharing such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor! Traveling with a dog definitely adds a whole other dimension to any vacation, so we are happy to know that our amenities and services made things easier for you and your Basset. You will be happy to know that we recently replaced... More 

San Jose, California
Top Contributor
250 reviews 250 reviews
101 hotel reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place is somewhat hidden, yet very close to 101. Overall great value, breakfast and parking were included. The pool looked nice however missed due to limited hours. There was a manager's reception with beer, wine, cheese and snacks. Wifi good. Room was a spacious suite, surprisingly quiet. Breakfast is cooked to order, with outside seating available, overall nice atmosphere... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
PacificaSuitesGM335, General Manager at Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear usuallyhappytrails, Thank you for the great review! We love to hear from our guests, and are so happy to know how much you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully on your next visit you will have the opportunity to enjoy our pool and the Santa Barbara sunshine! We hope to see you soon. Warm regards, Tiffany Lesperance General Manager More 

Carlsbad, California
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have stayed in Santa Barbara many times on business and my spouse and I have also stayed in the area, but never found this hidden gem until this trip. What a great surprise! The property reminded me of a plantation with all the trees as we entered. So warm and welcoming. So unlike the sterile entry of so many... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
PacificaSuitesGM335, General Manager at Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Bruce S, Thanks for such a fantastic review of our staff and amenities. Our team is truly committed to showing our guests the great hospitality they deserve, and takes pride in making sure everyone has an exceptional experience. Maria was thrilled to see her name in your review! Our location is a little hidden, but great reviews like yours... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara

Address: 5490 Hollister Ave., Goleta, CA 93111
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Goleta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 87
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Despegar.com, Priceline, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Pacifica Hotel Santa Barbara
Pacifica Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Goleta
#1 Business Hotel in Goleta
#2 Romantic Hotel in Goleta

68 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (62)
Viewed
Room/suite (18)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (12)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (11)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay