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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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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

"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 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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Santa Monica, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We needed an inexpensive and pet friendly place to stay for one night on a trip from San Jose to San Diego. We are originally from the opposite coast, so we wanted to find something in Santa Barbara that was near the tourist attractions since we had never been to this area before. This hotel is a relatively close drive... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Ol' Man and I were passing through town for work and this Motel 6 was affordable and dog-friendly. The room was basic (as are all Motel 6 rooms), so don't stay here expecting a mint on your pillow (or even shampoo and conditioner for that matter), but it had all the amenities we needed for our one night stay.... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The staff is very friendly and accommodating. In a nice, safe area. Comfortable bed. Great water pressure in the shower. Also was quiet when I was there. Great place to bring your pet. Enjoyed morning coffee. Desk clerk was very knowledgeable about the area.

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