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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 #43 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
molcanf Doubice, Czech Republic
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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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Doubice, Czech Republic
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Vienna, Austria
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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141 reviews 141 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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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North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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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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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Motel Six Santa Barbara
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