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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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Ranked #40 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this last minute, and the price was good and when we arrived the room was more than adequate. Just minutes from the beach, and a short drive to the main areas of Santa Barbara, this provides a well priced option. No breakfast or any frills, it'sa comfortable room to hang your hat.

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Tempe, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Santa Barbara to see family and stayed at the Motel 6. This is the first time we have stayed in this hotel. If you are looking for budget accommodations close to the beach and right in Santa Barbara, it doesn't get better than this. The hotel is one block from the beach. Our second story room even... More

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed September 2013 with 4 other friends - we had 2 rooms between us. This was my first motel experience and to be honest, I didn't know what to expect. But Motel 6 was perfect. The rooms were lovely - we had 2 double beds in ours that were very comfy. The walk to the beach was no more... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara without making a booking and arrived at 8pm and so were anxious to find somewhere. The first motel we came upon was Motel 6 and so were happy to hear they had rooms, not cheap at almost $100, we had stayed in other motels for much less. The room was very small,... More

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Northville, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The room was small with 2 beds pushed up to each wall, so if you were on the wall side you had to climb over your partner to get out of bed. There are a lot of rooms, many unoccupied (from the number of cars there) so I wondered why they didn't build bigger rooms but fewer of them. We... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife ad I did contract work in Santa Barbara every weekend for 10 years and this is where we stayed. It's an above average Motel 6 because of its' price and location,location,location. It is a half block from the water and some of the rooms have a view of East Beach and the ocean. It's only a block to... More

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Ventura County, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Santa Barbara Hotels can be quite expensive on any weekend & many require a 2 night minimum. This one did not & like many of the other reviews of this hotel, you can't beat the location. We are frequent over night visitors to SB & have stayed at some of the very pricier hotels here. But this time, we made... More

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San Diego
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

spent the night on the way back to LA. Great location, across the street from the beach. Room smaller than most Motel 6s, newly remodeled, but already showing a lot of wear and tear. At 10PM a party started in the next room, called the front desk and they said they would take care of it. Had to go next... More

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Motel6, Owner at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach, responded to this review

Dear Zo_in_SD, We apologize for the noise issues you experienced during your stay and for the inconvenience they caused you. Please contact our Guest Relations department so we will have a record of your experience to better address these issues and improve your experience with us in the future: 1-800-577-3435. More

Seattle
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Yes it's close to the beach. Yes it's not that expensive (except on a weekend or holiday - we paid $138 with a senior discount). And yes it's close to a lot of things. But it's also very close to 101 and it's not that well insulated so it can be noisy. On a hot night you have a choice... More

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Motel6, Owner at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach, responded to this review

Dear PacNWGuy, Thank you for sharing your review. We apologize for the unpleasant stay you had as a result of the noise, bed and linens issues you experienced. These conditions are not consistent with Motel 6 standards for quality, and we encourage you to contact our Guest Relations Department so they can have a record of your experience to help... More

Powell River, Canada
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252 reviews 252 reviews
78 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

I hate Motel 6 for a number of reasons - tiny rooms, uncomfortable beds, skimpy towels, awful sheets, complete lack of basic ammenities, but at the start of a 4 month road trip and Santa Barbara being a pricey town, I got talked into trying it.as we travel with our own bedding and towels, how bad could it be. Pretty... More

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Also Known As:
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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
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #40 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach 2*
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