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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

2.0 of 5 443 Corona Del Mar, US 101/El Camino South at Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Big Bear Region, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
27 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and are sorry for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the issues... More 

Montreal, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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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39 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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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London
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19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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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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Motel Six Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Motel Six
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