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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I have stayed at Super 8 nearby and like this property better. The rooms have been renovated and are very nice. The pool is much better than Super 8. Negatives here: no shampoo, bad towels, only regular (no decaf) coffee in lobby in morning, no TV channel list. Super 8 has breakfast, however. Staff at both places are very nice.... More

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Walker Basin
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Filthy floors, dirty bed spreads, mold in back of toilet, one hand towel for two people, small bath towels and worst of all, LARGE ROUND CRACK IN BATHTUB READY TO GIVE WAY!! I know that they don't provide any extra amenities, but for the difference of $20 more, you can stay at the beautiful Best Western Plus in Carpinteria, CA.... More

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Hermosa Beach, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The staff are very friendly and accommodating, and the rooms are modern and, for the most party, cleanly. One cleanliness issue I found, however, was mold spots on the bathroom walls and ceiling near the toilet and shower. As for comforts / amenities, the beds are a bit on the hard side, and the towels are smaller than I would... More

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

Dear Michael, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our service and room decor. However, we apologize for your unsatisfactory experience resulting from the excessive noise in your room. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We take your feedback very seriously and will take it into account as we work to improve our guests’ experience... More

Englewood, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

If you need a clean place to rest your head with a TV this will work. You will be hard pressed to find a less expensive place in SB too. Pretty close to airport and there is food, stores, and a little bowling alley very close too. It was perfect for our short stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We don't expect much out of Motel 6 anyway, but when we needed to check in early to ready ourselves for a formal function, we called ahead from the road, explained our situation, that we wouldn't have much time and the event started at 4:30 and we would arrive at 3. The guy we spoke to, D____, assured us that... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

When i checked in everything seemed fine I go to my room to find it that they are barely cleaning so we had to wait after about 10 minutes they said it was done we go in and the bathroom was full of human hair!!!! It was not ours and tried to blame it on our dogs after our second... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The service was friendly, the room was clean. It's all basic. For people who need a short stay for one or two nights and don't expect anything special, it's good. The location is great though! Goleta is only 10 minutes away from overpriced Downtown Santa Barbara and all the stores one might need are on the next property.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Had a good experience. It was my first stay at a Motel6 in probably 20 years. It was the best price and availability I could find for the dates I wanted, 4 nights. My main thing is I want to feel confident that a room is clean, has decent towels, has a clean and comfortable mattress, that the rugs aren't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

If Tom Bodett ever came here, he'd be sure to ring the hotel manager's thick leathered neck. It's just as expensive as the rest of the hotels in the surrounding area. Um, News flash.... you're a MOTEL 6!!! You're "newly redesigned rooms" are not spectacular enough to justify a 300% increase over your own chains "average price" for that same... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

My husband talked me into staying here...the rooms have recently been remodeled with very modern furnishings and it was fairly clean. No extras like shampoo, they had a hair dryer at the front desk, but met our needs as a place to stay very close to the Santa Barbara airport. Not bad for a Motel 6.

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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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