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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The heater is very noisy and if you turn it off during the night you will be frozen. No free wifi, no breakfast. A bit expensive for just a room (not close to the city center). But the room was clean and bed ok.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Since this is a Motel 6, one shouldn't expect the Ritz - which I have been fortunate enough to stay at. But for what is essentially a bed and shower, this place wasn't bad. Our room had an actual ocean view if you leaned to the right, the rooms have been recently remodeled and were clean. The one down side... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We have stayed in Motel 6's across California on our road trip south and were very pleased with this one. Not much to say about the rooms as they are pretty universal. Good bed nice clean modern decor with good shower. The plaque in reception stated that this was the very first motel 6 which was pretty cool. It is... More 

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Nipomo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Location. Location. Location. There is no way that you could get a hotel room closer to the beach in Santa Barbara at this price. My room even had a view of the ocean. The staff was really nice, easy parking, less than 5 minute walk to Zoo, the beach, and great restaurants. It is not a fancy hotel. It is... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We found the motel really dirty, we found hairs on the bed. However the staff were friendly and helpful. The past part of the hotel was that it was so close to beach. Apparently 84 steps. They had free parking.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We booked upon arrival which cost us £220 dollars for 2 nights. Based on the location, it's understandable why it might be pricey but for what you get is absolutely shocking!!!!!! It's clean and extremely basic but wifi cost us 3 dollars per person which only lasted for 24 hours then we had to re-buy it!?!? No fridge for our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This possibly has to be the worst place i haver ever stayed in. I was travelling through the area and was planning to stay two nights as i wanted to explore the town but this was soon short lived as the motel was very disappointing. As soon as i entered the room there was a terrible smell that made me... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable room and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern and bed comfort issues you describe. Please accept our apologies for the inconveniences you describe. We invite you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Very nice clean room. I enjoyed staying here. Too bad it was too small. Great location and great price. Close to the zoo across the street from the beach. This room is great for singles without a family. Especially if you have a lot of luggage. Don't get me wrong it was a great stay at the last minute. It... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The room wasn't clean, that's ok if the price was much lower! It's way to expensive!! We came in pretty late and this was our last option. The towels were very bad quality and the shower wasn't clean. Wifi was also paid...

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach, responded to this review

Rosanna, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rates and the inconveniences you experienced. We are glad to be able to provide Wi-Fi to our guests and apologize for the dissatisfaction you describe with our policy. We strive to provide... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

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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