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La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

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1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff is very friendly and rooms clean and comfortable Hotel has a pool with nice loungers and pretty surroundings Also has parking facilities Assistant Manager Brett was very helpful throughout the whole booking process Does not have a bar so this is a disadvantage for a group

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the hotel. I'm pleased you found the hotel clean and comfortable. I appreciate you kind words regarding Brett and the friendliness of the staff. Thank you for your comments on the landscaping and the heated pool. We look forward to having you and your garden tour group as our guests the next time... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here on trip down PCH...arrived on spec and got last room available...nice clean and modern hotel with nice rooms and reasonably priced..would stay here again. The staff very friendly and helpful and guided us to the local resturants and bar so that we could relax for the night after a long drive...bed very comfortable and actually looked for it's... More 

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our recently renovated hotel. I appreciate your comments regarding your clean room and comfortable bed. I'm pleased you found the staff friendly and helpful. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

Aliso Viejo, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Finding affordable lodging for a family of four in Santa Barbara proper can be tricky. We wanted to be on State Street in the heart of all the restaurants and shops, and not pay a fortune. This property fit the bill perfectly. The exterior of this property is not remarkable, although the landscaping using natives plants is very nice. We... More 

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review of the hotel. I'm pleased you found us affordable and you enjoyed our location on State Street. I appreciate your comments regarding the cleanliness of the hotel and the friendliness of the staff. We look forward to having you and your family stay with us the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

Cupertino, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Deluxe 2 Queen Suite was perfect for short trip to Santa Barbara with kids and dog. Perfect location - walking distance to shopping, restaurants, art museum but far enough away to feel restful & quiet. Pool was great for kids. Kid & pet friendly hotel. Wish the breakfast came with more protein options, but overall quality good and presented well.

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the hotel. I'm pleased you and your family enjoyed your room and the pool. I appreciate your comments about our convenient location. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

stourbridge
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel looks dated from the outside but the rooms were large, the beds comfortable and the shower powerful. Well situated near State Street shopping/restaurants and walkable distance to the beach although you probably wouldn't want to carry beach paraphernalia with you. In our room there was a sliding glass door between the bedroom and bathroom which was not ideal... More 

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the hotel. I appreciate your comments regarding the value of the hotel, our great location on State Street and the fantastic staff. I'm pleased you found the beds comfortable and you enjoyed our shower. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

Las Vegas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay for the Santa Barbara area, but pricey compared to LaQuintas across the country. Location was good for walking. No Jacuzzi. Typical free breakfast. Employees could have been a little more friendly.

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the hotel. I'm pleased you found our location on State Street convenient. I appreciate your comments regarding our breakfast. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed at the La Quinta inn on State street and I was more than pleased with everything from staff to my room to the morning breakfast. Upon check in I was greeted promptly and asked if I had any special request. Wrapping up the transaction I was provided with a map for future usage if I needed to see... More 

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review of your weekend getaway at the hotel! I'm pleased the staff exceeded your expectations and offered you a map of Santa Barbara. I appreciate your comments regarding the temperature and cleanliness of your room as well as the complimentary continental breakfast. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you... More 

Michigan
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a La Quinta, so I had La Quinta expectations. Driving up helped reinforce those lowered expectations - low budget 1950's motel look.... Then the lobby - very hip clean modern feel (think Aloft), then the room - biggest two double bed room I've ever seen, also very clean and modern (sliding frosted glass doors to the huge bathroom. Room... More 

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the hotel and that we were a pleasant surprise for you. I'm pleased the contemporary lobby and your sparkling clean room exceeded your expectations. I appreciate your excellent comments regarding the staff, the pool and our lush landscaping. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa... More 

Palo Alto, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me begin by explaining why I am only giving this la Quinta three stars. It does not have to do with the location, which is superb, the accommodations, which are very nice for the price, nor the recent modernization which was done extremely well and makes the rooms stylish. In fact, overall this hotel exceeded my expectations. Rather, the... More 

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review of the hotel even though we dropped the ball on cleanliness in your room. I apologize for the food left in the fridge and the gum on the night stand. That is completely unacceptable. I will definitely share this with my housekeeping staff as they have very high standards and pride themselves on... More 

Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel for its location on State Street. Our family (two adults, two kids aged 6 and 1) enjoyed a lovely walk down the street to the wharf and back again. Plenty of restaurants to choose from, and there is a grocery store located opposite the hotel. There are also a few pharmacies like CVS on State Street... More 

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Scott N, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the hotel. I'm pleased you found the hotel clean, comfortable and conveniently located. I appreciate your kind words regarding our beautiful bathroom. We look forward to having you and your family stay with us the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

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