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The Sandman Inn

2.0 of 5
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3714 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
The Sandman Inn
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Ranked #25 of 53 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015
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Lithia, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I spent 2 days at this hotel. The room was clean. It had a microwave and small refrigerator. The wireless internet worked fine. The only problem was that there were creeks in the floor. I don't know if there really was a problem.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Had one night scheduled but we were so satisfied that we booked another night in the same room. There are 2 pools which are clean an quiet. The room we got was clean and spacious. The breakfast was the best we've encountered in a place like this. On the downside: small and outdated bathroom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Good room good people good price. Would stay again. To bad this hotel will be closing soon I found out at checkout it is a nice place to stay wish there were more hotels like it I a tough economy not all can afford luxury prices but I guess it is the sign of the times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was our favorite affordable motel in Santa Barbara. Great prices, beautiful grounds, friendly staff and so-so rooms. The staff have informed us that they have been sold and will be closing in March.

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Venice, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights on our way to San Diego. The room was a good size, motel type, with king size bed, fridge, microwave & coffee machine. Breakfast was typical, but would have been nice is a little later than 10 on the weekend. Room has a common balcony, which can be annoying when your neighbor decides that 1:00am... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

..........i've traveled the world for abcnews cbsnews and neptune public radio.....i have favorite hotels everywhere i travel.....when in santa barbara my all-time favorite is THE SANDMAN on upper state street with the lovely ALS DINER!!!!!! steve price cbsnews los angeles bureau reporting...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stayed for two nights. Good price for Santa Barbara, fair enough room size. Small but comfortable beds. Small fridge, microwave, hairdryer, ipod/iPhone dock all available but not quite enough outlets otherwise and none accessible near the bed. Clean bathroom. Nice pool size, 8 feet deep! The hot tub was a good size also, hot, could use resurfacing. The biggest problem... More 

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Covina, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I decided to stay here on a whim. Almost feels like a middle class mobile home park. It was a quiet, that was plus. The room is furnished with ikea furniture. Bed sits low, fyi for people who may have issues rising from a lower position. The bed frame attacks shins too so be careful. On top of the dresser... More 

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New York City, New York
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This was our second stay here and for the price, it is an excellent choice in Santa Barbara! Well located near shops, restaurants, a local music store and a unique Thai restaurant that makes its own ice cream, the rooms are updated (mostly) and spacious with two pools and a fifties themed breakfast room. Free DVDs in the lobby and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

All aspects of the hotel are OKsh. Room is big, clean & comfortable. Bed is OK. Shower is american standard, OK. Breakfast included and very good!! Staff very helpful Quite far from the city center; you will need a car to come and go. If you are looking for a good stay and good price, highly recommeded then.

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