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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

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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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked to have a place for myself and my daughter and grand daughter and it was perfect. Even had a view of beach, it is only one block to east beach and the pike and walking path on Cabrillo Blvd., plus walking distance to the zoo!!

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Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was very basic. Two very comfortable beds with plenty of nice firm pillows, two wood chairs with a small half-round table fastened to the wall, a large flat screen TV with blurry picture, good A/C, and a decent bathroom (no hair dryer or shampoo) but no coffee maker, fridge, or microwave (there wouldn't have been room for them... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These rooms were typical of a motel, with no additional amenities included other than a large flat screen T.V. They were small, but dog friendly and VERY close to the beach. Good for those with pets or looking to save some money, but still be near all Santa Barbara has to offer. Management provided us with a quiet room when... More 

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Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The motel is located across the street from the beach and bike path. About a mile walk to the pier. Upgraded rooms with flat-screen TV (not much to watch of course). Plenty of parking on both sided of the motel. Adding a coffee maker and a microwave would yield 5 stars from me.

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Carlsbad, California
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a Motel 6. It has been refurbished and as everyone knows it is the first Motel 6 in the USA. The room had bamboo like floors, two queen beds and a bathroom. The location is awesome, The management is helpful and friendly. The room was clean and all that was promised. The negatives are small and because this... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This hotel is perfect if you're traveling alone or just need a quick one-night stand. It is clean enough and the bed and bathroom are basic, but get the job done. This is not a great place if you are looking for extra conveniences.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Not impressed. Though the property has been updated, it is easy to see through the "improvements." The pergo floor is coming up a little bit, there are burns in the table and cracks in the wall/paint. At least the bed was comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I gotta be honest, did not expect this place to be that nice, but it was totally awesome. The room was small, but clean and nicely put together. They've definitely done some remodeling. The only downside was how loud it got when our upstairs neighbor decided to move furniture or something. Oh, and you have to pay for wifi.

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Big Bear Region, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Well it's Motel 6 so of course it isn't 5 star, but this particular Motel 6 is a great economical choice for Santa Barbara. It's located 1/2 a block from the beach, many rooms have a beach view and it's withing walking distance of the pier. The room was very basic, but also very clean. It is bare bones without... More 

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This cheap and clean Motel was perfect. I woke early due to jetlag and wandered to reception to pick up my complimentary coffee. I saw the Pacific 100 yards away, so I went over and walked in the water for a while on the near-deserted beach. You could pay a great deal of money to be able to do that...

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