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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   5897 Calle Real, US 101 South at Fairview Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
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Ranked #8 of 9 Hotels in Goleta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
steve15182 Hong Kong, China
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This hotel is very similar to the Ibis chains in Europe where you get a no-frills experience at a relatively cheap price. You do pay a small premium for the brand name, if you can call it that. The rooms seem to be designed with the cleaning staff in mind and lack of anything more than a few rough towels... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

June 26/27, 2014. Room want ready till around 4:15pm. Modern looking? Not sure, I guess so. No carpet, all tile probably why it's dog friendly. Floors were very, very filthy. Dog urine not ruled out. Don't drop anything on the floor! Oh yeah, there are no drawers to put your clothes in. Floor and tub very slippery when wet. Not... More

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Sacramento, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have to say... From the horror stories I have heard about Motel 6's, our stay wasn't even close to that; it was great! We were looking for an extremely cheap place to crash at during our apartment hunting in Isla Vista and this Motel 6 happened to be just that. I was a little shocked how pricey the room... More

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Pasadena, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This Motel 6 is a cut above their standards. Modern really clean rooms with good beds, and much better than average staff attitude and service. They called me a few minutes after checking in to see if everything was good----that was a first for a hotel in their price range ! Far better value than anyplace else I checked for... More

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Northern California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was an ok place to stay if you have your dog along. The first room we got smelled of smoke, but the manager quickly got us another room. Basic rooms, clean, helpful staff and the best price in the area.

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Pleasanton, CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I stayed at this motel 2-3 times a year between 2008-2013. I never had a bad experience. They renovated the hotel a few years ago and it was a big improvement. It's always been clean and comfortable. The best bargain in town compared to the rest that charge $230-$350 per night. Very convenient to restaurants and general shopping. Hey, Starbucks... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

When checking in we were told that tea and coffee were available in the mornings. There was only coffee. I asked where the tea was, and was told they don’t have any. They then bought out hot water, after I complained, but if you wanted tea you had to supply your own tea bag!!!!! Sorry, but the 83 year old... More

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta, responded to this review

Dear nixchick, Thank you for taking time to post your review. We sincerely apologize for the guest service issues you encountered during your stay. Please contact our guest relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide you with better service in the future: 1-800-577-3435. More

Santa Barbara, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Dont stay here! It's dangerous, stabbings not uncommon. Rough place. Would never left my child stay here let alone my dog! Lock up everything! Staff stole from me. Manager was terrible no customer service you pay for wifi and it's slower than dial up. For $120 you can find nice accommodations. Rip off and taking your life in your hands.

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta, responded to this review

Dear HollyWebb75, Thank you for taking the time to write your review.We sincerely apologize for the unsatisfactory service issues and safety you encountered during your recent stay. These conditions are note consistent with our standards for quality at Motel 6. We encourage your contact our guest relations department to report your experience so may serve you better in the future:... More

San Diego, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

It was clean and safe and remodel is nice. The upper floor doesn't have elevator access so if you need to bring in all your bags it is a haul. They changed my room but were not thrilled about doing so. If you have just an overnight bag, no problem.

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We enjoyed every thing .. thanks a lot to every body We hope to come back again Special thanks to the manger We loved every thing Highly recommended Just do it with no hesitate and enoy We will recommend it to all friends

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Address: 5897 Calle Real, US 101 South at Fairview Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
Location: United States > California > Goleta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta 2*
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