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Motel 6 - State Street

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3505 State Street, US 101/El Camino North at SR 225/Los Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #44 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014
LisPetersson Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Asker, Norway
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We lived on the first floor. That was poor, but some friends of our lived got a room on the ground level, and they could not stay there because of humidity, so they moved to another place. Staff was not very friendly at first. It got better.

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Glendale, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Had a first floor double room which was very small with no storage space. There's a half table under the TV with two chairs and in the bathroom are two shelves and two coat racks with hangers. The beds were a little hard but didn't wake up with a backache. We didn't even use the luggage rack for our carry-on... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Spend a night on Motel 6, State Street again. Have been there before and will definitely come back. It's just a nice experience - everything works, is clean, the lady at the reception is so welcoming, gives you all the right information in a quick and polite manner, and at the same time makes you feel you're a special guest... More

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North Fort Myers, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Passed through Santa Barbara 11-2-2013 (Halloween weekend) and tried to get a Hotel, but everything was sold out. Stopped by at the Motel 6 (not necessarily my first choice) and they had one room left, so I took it... And guess what... The room was niiiiice. Newly renovated with hardwood floor, nice clean bathroom and also the Lady at the... More

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Camarillo, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

People need to rate this Motel based on it being a Motel 6, not the Ritz-Carlton. This property has obviously had some recent updates done to the rooms. The property and room were clean. Rooms are on the smaller side, so instead of running the air all night, we just ran the fan and that worked out perfect, it kept... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Chose this place because of the price compared with nearer the beach, and was happy with the choice. The room was a good size and was clean. No coffee machine, but we were only here for one night so not a big problem. The breakfast was O.K. Plenty of inexpensive places to eat in the area, and very easy to... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Not that much to say about a small and non special place like this. Room is small for 2 people but manage to fit 2 double beds in so 4 people. The room was so small we were scared to turn the AC on in case we would get sick, and it made a lot of noice. No coffee in... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We spent a night here mid-week while helping my son. I can't remember when I last stayed in a more basic hotel. There is no closet, just two pegs (only one of which was there) and two open shelves in the bath. One side of the bed had a fixed table, and there was a fixed table and chair. I... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We stayed for two nights to take a look around SB. The hotel was right located at the main street through SB, it wasn't noisy at night, but walking to the beach would take more than 1h - but the motel had an outdoor pool! The room was small and clean. Unfortunately the bathroom had a swinging door and wasn't... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We stayed here for one night while traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The staff provided good service. We were assigned a room at the upper floor as we requested in the booking. And understanding that we are tourists, she provided us with a map of Santa Barbara showing all the attractions in the region. She also gave us... More

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Address: 3505 State Street, US 101/El Camino North at SR 225/Los Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 - State Street 2*
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Motel 6 Santa Barbara
Motel Six Santa Barbara
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