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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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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the very first motel 6 ever! Which makes it pretty cool. What didn't make it cool were the hairs on the supposedly clean towels, the shared ventilation with the neighbors rooms' bathrooms and the garbage left outside that attracted crows that called out loudly at 6am to announce their presence. I love a good bargain but this wasn't... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice place, no free internet, no breakfast, but good location next to the beach. It's like 1 mile to Santa Barbara downtown. The room was clean, the air conditioning and shower OK. There is also a small swimming pool. The are seems to be safe, but it gets really dark at the night.

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my 3 night stay here, all things considered. Remember this is a Motel 6, not the Four Seasons, not a Hilton, not a Marriott, not a Hampton Inn... you get my point. The room was clean, the air conditioning and shower water pressure were good. To be 100 yards from the beach in Santa Barbara and withing walking... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stayed here slightly in desperation as we hadn't booked anywhere and it wasn't great. Rooms are fine- clean and a good shower- but so noisy. People seemed to be having a party in the room above us, cars were starting up all night and the air con sounds like the end of the world. Wi fi is extra. There... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. We are glad to be able to provide Wi-Fi to our guests and apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with our policy. Safety and Security are... More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We spent only 1 night there. It is very closed from the beach which is really great. Great and a lot of parking spot. Price excellent, nothing to complain about. Cleaning of the beds, room and bath room to be discussed.....

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Bend, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Close to East Beach. Rommel dirty on check in told staff never cleaned until third day. Towels are dingy and thin. Soap made in China was so rough it hurt. Pillow falling apart. Air conditioner front touching bed . Found clump of someone else's hair on towel when drying my face. Two hundred dollars for Friday night was way too... More

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Doubice, Czech Republic
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Typical motel on a great location. Only a few steps from the beach and in a quiet place. The rooms are very small, but clean and newly reconstructed. I missed a fridge in the room but everything was ok. If you'll buy a wifi - don't waste money for the faster one. It's very slow ;-).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The motel is about a 15-20 walk to the pier and about the same I to central Santa Barbara. It is however very close to the beach. It was very expensive considering the distance from the town however the room was clean and tidy and it did have a little pool outside.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It's a typical Motel 6 on an awesome location just a few steps away from the beach. So you wont spend a lot of time in the tiny rooms. When we returned from the beach on the second day of our stay, the room was done but there were no towels and one of the two dustbins wasn't emptied. We... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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

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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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*
Number of rooms: 51
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