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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   443 Corona Del Mar, US 101/El Camino South at Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Motel 6 because it is very close to the start for the Santa Barbara triathlon, a very popular race. They are well - aware of the popularity and charged use a whopping $200 for one night. The location is great. The room is ok, and the service is abysmal. The room has a fancy tv mount... More

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A TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for sharing your review. We apologize for the inconveniences that you experienced as a result of bed comfort, absence of a clock in the room decor, parking issues during an event and unsatisfactory response you received to your complaint which led to your unpleasant stay. We would like for you to contact Guest Relations at... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this place at the last minute, value for money is amazing, about 30 seconds from the beach. Hotel was really clean. Would definitely recommend and would stay again and for longer! Beach is really nice, lots of nice bars along the beach too.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very small and there was no parking left in the lot, we were lucky there was a spot on the street in front of the Motel next door. The bed spreads appeared stained but the bathroom looks clean. Hopefully we can at least get some rest.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for the location and we were not disappointed. We could see the ocean and beach from our room. The ocean was one block away. The pier is in walking distance as is the downtown area (if you are good walkers) and so is Trader Joe's. The room was basic but clean ... And I would book... More

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San Diego CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My French girlfriend, a trekker, who has stayed in not at all places I would stay was appalled. Maybe it was the room......they gave her an end room. Asphalt parking lot, handicapped room.....actually, it had probably been been a utility room turned into a "room." So bad we had to cancel Anyway, maybe upper rooms are better.......

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a Motel 6. You know going into it that you aren't getting any luxury. For your awareness, there was no fridge, coffee pot, or microwave in the room. They do have a small pool on site, however we never used it. They are just one block away from the beach park and ocean, but a good mile away from... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this place via another website where the reviews were all ok, but I broke my own rule - I didn't check reviews on trip-advisor. It's a motel, no more, no less, and I should have paid a bit more and booked the nicer places next door. Everything is rock bottom basic, the rooms are tiny, the sheets grubby... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Beautiful location, pint-sized rooms. Much to small for our girl weekend. Maybe good for small family. Close to the beach and a few good restaurants. Can't really get up to the shopping areas and most restaurants and bars unless you drive or cab it. Still cost $215/nite

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was a one night stop from Vegas through to San Fran. Ticked all the boxes. Asked for a sea view and got one, thank you. Parking easy. Not much there though. Walked to Pier, just about found some where to eat, then walked back ! One night for us was enough. Motel perfectly clean and tidy. Pay $2 for... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Doubletree and the Hyatt are right next door and more luxurious but this is a suburb location and we want a place to sleep that is close to the action. This is it. 1/2 block to the beach, 1/2 block to great dining, 1/ mile to the pier . It's where I want to be in Santa Barbara and... More

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Address: 443 Corona Del Mar, US 101/El Camino South at Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach 2*
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