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The Sandman Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3714 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Northridge Ca
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I plus another couple were in Santa Barbara to attend a Saturday night concert at the SB Bowl. We only wanted to stay over one night but I think all of Santa Barbara hotels got together years ago and said let's make it a 2 night minimum stay. Hotels are pricey in SB so we got the... More

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Leeds, England
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at the Sandman on several occasions in the past few years, and been happy with it, this time it was disappointing to say the least. The girl on reception was rude and lacked all customer service skills. We paid extra for a pool room and had expected an updated room, unfortunately it was dirty and the only updating... More

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Sonoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was hesitant to book here, based on previous reviews. This place is great! The room was clean, and plenty big. No, it's not a 4 seasons and never claims to be, but still a terrific value. Property was nicely kept, hot tub was nice and large and we had it to ourselves! Pools were nice as well. The breakfast... More

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Pasadena, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was looking for a decent, clean hotel in Santa Barbara for the weekend. Most hotels in SB are pricey, even the 2 star hotels...but are still the best deal. I started looking at 2 star hotels and came upon the The Sandman Inn, which was rated a 2 1/2 star hotel. The pictures of the hotel looked pretty good... More

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Olympia, Washington
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The staff was great! We've stayed here in the past and it is still very well maintained and clean. Could park the bike in front of the room and there are stores and places to eat with in walking distance of the motel. For as 'close' as the rooms and parking are ... the stay (3 days) was very quiet... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband and I traveled to Santa Barbara for a wedding and were afraid of blowing our budget on an expensive hotel. The Sandman Inn was a perfect solution - it was affordable and comfortable - great value for the price! Contrary to some prior reviews, we weren't disappointed in the motel's overall appeal. The lobby and diner are both... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on our drive along the west coast and found it to be a great hotel with good size rooms, nice pool areas, lovely little authentic diner for breakfast we had a great two days in Santa Barabara made more enjoyable by this nice hotel. The only thing missing for me was a safe in... More

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Irvine, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

As previous reviews have stated, we were disappointed at how dated and basic the room or the Inn was in general. I am assuming we had an non renovated room (I hope so anyway) however it was clean, had a/c and we did face the pool which was not noisy whilst we were in the room. Plenty of parking was... More

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was our third time within 10 years that we stayed here. Everytime we were very satisfied with our stay. This time we had a big and clean room upstairs that seemed to have been renovated not long ago. The only negative thing is that the shower head in the bathroom is installed only for very small people. The pool... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

When we arrived I was a little frustrated as we were told that we had to wait for our rooms to be checked after cleaning. We arrived at 5pm and could have checked in from 3pm so didn't think it was right to keep us waiting for a room we were effectively paying for from 3pm! Having said this, we... More

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Address: 3714 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Sandman Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 112
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