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The Sandman Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3714 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #22 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was a generous size for a very good price - breakfast was included and included fresh fruit, cereal, toast coffee milkshake pastries hot breakfast food etc everything you could possibly wish for really. The only problem was that the shower seemed like a power hose out of the wall and wasn't enjoyable sadly but couldn't fault the room... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the second annual family holiday that I have organised from start to finish with recommendations and suggestions from contributors to Tripadvisor, and for the second season running I've not been disappointed. This Inn, situated at the far end of State Street, is great value for money. It's a good family inn with nice rooms which include a fridge... More

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Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, clean rooms, Very close to downtown, the mall and Whole Foods. Pool and hot tub were clean and functional. Breakfast, (included with the room), hit the spot. Overall a great value in an otherwise pricey city.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From check in to check out we had a really pleasant stay here with our 2 children aged 6 and 8. The kids loved the pool and the hot tub and the 50s diner for the free breakfast. We stayed here for 3 nights in April 2014. The room was clean and spacious and the fridge and microwave were useful... More

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New York City
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although this motel is a basic, simple looking motel right on the main highway, it is clean with a good continental breakfast. The breakfast is in a diner on site that has a 50's theme to it...rather unique. It is a short 4-5 minute drive to downtown. We went through one of the travel sites so we got a good... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional style motel. Rooms refurbished with modern bedding so clean and comfortable. Microwave and small fridge in rooms. Bathroom products provided, even a toothbrush and paste. Continental breakfast included. Two pool areas and a hot tub. Very good value. I would stay again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked motel after reading good reviews and value for money deal. Staying at motel without a car was a big mistake, 45 min to bottom of state st by local bus. Limited restaurants within walking distance at night. Room was an average motel standard, looking tired and well used. On the positive side found staff were helpful, breakfast was good.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived early at Sandman, Isobel on the desk was extremely helpful with a map and local sightseeing options. Mike checked us in later and was friendly and helpful. Room was clean and tidy with all expected amenities. Very quiet for motel style accommodation.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect overnight stop for our family. We knew it was a 50's style motor inn, so the clean but dated rooms were as expected and for us added to the charm. Whole Foods is directly across the street, so perfect for a break from restaurants. We had the pool and hot tub to ourselves, and the breakfast... More

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Chapin, South Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Sandman Inn for several days and found it to be perfect for our needs. We stayed in what looked to be the older section of the property so other rooms may be different. Our room was a little smaller than are normally found in more modern properties but it was sufficient for two people. The bathroom... More

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Also Known As:
The Sandman Hotel Santa Barbara
Sandman Hotel Santa Barbara
The Sandman Hotel
Address: 3714 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#18 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Sandman Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sandman Inn in Santa Barbara offers 112 non-smoking guestrooms, suites, and two-room family units on its 4.5 acre property, along with a large hot tub and two beautifully landscaped pools... The perfect choice on upper State Street in Santa Barbara, and always a great value.Guests experience a unique setting at the Sandman Inn. We are less than fifteen minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, local beaches, UCSB, Goleta, Montecito and all the attractions for which Santa Barbara is world famous. Stay with us and experience excellent customer service, unique rooms, a great free b-fast and much more!! ... more   less 
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