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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Reno
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a larger room than the rest of the motel (they have 2) and it was really kinda nice (for a motel 6). We brought the portable grill, big cooler, and a coffeemaker, since they don't have microwaves and fridges. This Motel is within 2 blocks of the beach and near all kinds of dining, shopping, etc. Price-wise this... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely not a 4 star hotel, but it met our basic necessities. Found some long black hair on the bathroom floor that should have been cleaned by housekeeping. Don't know how they missed that. Rooms have been renovated and are nice. Except for the hair on floor, it was clean..but probably wouldn't stay here again. Pool is very small, but... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our fourth visit to this property and not sure if it has new owners or what has changed. Arrived at 3:30 pm and room was not ready. Parking lot was empty so probably not enough staff to clean rooms. I must state that the office staff was quite pleasant and very nice. When we got the room, fairly... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here mid June 2015 for a night. I was driving SF to LA and this was a stop over. Motel is just a motel. Nothing special about it. The good thing is the location. It's a 2 minute walk to the beach so worth it for that. They also have a pool available. Reception was also friendly.

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Oxnard, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Booked over the phone and was quoted $200 for 2 nights. Upon arriving to the hotel, it was the rate per night. Since everything else was already booked, mid summer, we stayed there. Room is super small. Had to ask for towels. No mini fridge. Overpriced and no amenities. Could use better mattresses and better comforters. We got one with... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach, responded to this review

Rhonda, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rate policies and the inconveniences you experienced. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. Our staff aims to provide... More 

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Camboriu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It is one block from the beach. Check-in and out was very fast. It was a simple, clean and small room, good for one night sleep. The staff was friendly. Wi-fi is paid and fast. It was noisy by the morning.

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Leeds
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

The wifi is only free if you pay extra. Does this make sense? Of all the motels we have stayed at along the west coast of California, this is the 1st we've had to pay extra for wifi. And it's a long walk to any restaurants. Is it worth it? No.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are glad to be able to provide Wi-Fi to our guests, but apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with our policy and the connection to the network. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help... More 

Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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 May 12, 2015

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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