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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street

3505 State Street, US 101/El Camino North at SR 225/Los Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I can`t expect more because its not expensive. BUT I pay 5 dollars for the WIFI but it very slow. AND more important ! I think the bed is nor clean because my friend and my skin feels uncomfortable, I wont go there again!

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Centerville, Utah, United States
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The room definitely had more style than I'm used to seeing from Motel 6, and it was clean and comfortable, with some breakfast available. The pool was still open in late October, which was a nice thing after driving 10 hours from a colder climate. You are going to pay Santa Barbara prices, however. Over all, we were pleased with... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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49 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I stayed here because someone else organized our trip. They weren't aware of the 3 day wine festival in town. My room was over $260. I got a smoking room and I don't smoke. The room smelled awful, terrible. There were no other rooms available. I kept my clothes packed and in the bathroom with the door shut. If you... More 

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Thank Fla2Cal
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. We are glad to be able to provide Wi-Fi to our guests, but apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with our policy and the connection... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Room was to be down stairs my mother who is blind and 91 was made to climb 15 stairs to a dirty room with use condom on floor .Bed was dirty and very old only one double bed.It was to be a queen.Never will go to that hotel again over 176'00 to stay one night in a dirty smelly room.

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Thank Sue R
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street, responded to this review

Sue, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6 standards... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Good clean basic accommodation fine for one night stay. Lot further out from Santa Barbara beach than we had anticipated but it was fine, we walked there and back. Didn't use the pool but looked nice.

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Pasadena, California
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

"A roof over your head" Husband booked a quick getaway for our family but smack dab during peak vacation season, this is all we could find. I tried not to be so negative but this place could use some TLC. As we arrived the room smelled of pot. Tried to air it out as best we could. Bedspread had cigarette... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. We apologize for the inconveniences you experienced with the availability of a non-smoking room. We have procedures in place related to our pest policy that should have prevented the inconveniences you describe. Please know that the conditions you experienced are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality and we apologize for the... More 

Orange, California
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

My company put me up here for the night. The facility is old but it was clean and had all the basics you need. The staff is friendly.The location is very central to a lot of great restaurants. If you're on a budget then stay here but if you're looking for modern newer accommodations then this is definitely not the... More 

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Thank rsook
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this reason we apologize for the disappointment you describe with the expectations of amenities. We encourage... More 

San Diego, California
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30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stated at "The 6" for 1 night on our way through town. We weren't looking for anything more than a bed, and the it was the cheapest place we could find. The room was clean, the area was great, and it certainly met our needs. When we checked in, we were informed that they weren't charging for wifi, as... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The room was a non-smoking queen. Probably 10 years ago it was the opposite but the stench remained. There was no carpet on the floor, no box of tissues, no shampoo and two miniscule bars of soap. The pillows were lumpy, there was only a really thin blanket so it was cold even without the a/c on. When the a/c... More 

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Thank Judy V
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street, responded to this review

Judy, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any dissatisfaction during your recent stay with regard to our rate and the inconveniences you experienced with the delayed check-in time you describe. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. Our staff aims... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I chose this Motel because it takes pets. There was a huge CHRISTMAS parade that night so most hotels that take pets were booked. The office was a huge turn off and should be upgraded. The staff was very nice and let us check in early, the pool looked clean and well kept. The room was frugal but modern. The... More 

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