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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 #26 of 53 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The guy on reception was extremely pleasant our room was large and very clean exceptional value for money in a lovely area the swimming pools look lovely breakfast was good we really enjoyed our stay thank you

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This motel was clean. For your money, you get a good size room. There are a few restaurants within walking distance but many seemed to close early. Possibly because we were out of season. Breakfast was your typical continental style in the dinner on site. For a reasonably priced, no frills venue, this his the spot.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This motel is living up to its hype: a real price find in a very expensive area. Landscaping was very well done. We were impressed with the cleanliness of the room & bath: everything functioned well & the newer double windows made for quiet sleeping. The central pool (of 2) was uncrowded on our visit & closed at 10pm. The... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have stayed at the Sandman Inn a number of times and have enjoyed the place each time. The hotel is old but well kept and clean. The pool area is very nice and provides a relaxing atmosphere. The breakfast room is very nice and provides a good selection of foods for breakfast. The lady who works in the breakfast... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

I struggled to find something affordable last minute in Santa Barbara during a road trip up Cali. The short story: I would book elsewhere. The place was decent for a two day stay - area isn't downtown but has close quick fixes as far as restaurants and what not. Staff was friendly, place was quiet and seemed clean... Honestly I... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed at the Sandman Inn for one night as the 3rd stop of our Vegas to San Francisco road trip , it's a great motel , a little way out of the town & beach but on State street so only a 5 minute drive, very nice property & a great price for Santa Barbara , our room was... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Good room and good hotel for the price we payed. Breakfast is well served and has a big variety of food. Room is clean and enough. Comfortable beds and big parking lots. A little far from the city center, but if you have a car, you're good.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on the last stop of our west coast road trip. I struggled to find a place in Santa Barbara which was within our budget and was a bit worried that this place was going to be bad for the price we paid. How wrong we were! The Sandman Inn really exceeded... More 

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nice breakfast, little touches, quiet, & clean for the money. Read other reviews for room selection advice. Ours was near but not adjacent the pool but away from the main street and we were happy with it. Some rooms may be more updated than others. Location is away from beach & main shopping. We would come back if we were... More 

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