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La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

2.5 of 5 1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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100 reviews 100 reviews
13 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

They have created a welcoming, clean and accessible new hotel. Excellent location on State St - a bit north and quieter area. Pool area will be perfect to return to after a day touring once the weather warms up. I do agree it is a bit pricey. Sophie loved it. Definitely would stay again.

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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 and it's convenient location on State Street. I'm pleased you found the staff welcoming and the hotel clean. I hope you can enjoy the pool area the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apparently recently remodeled. Clean. VERY small room (queen bed) $269 + tax. Wayyyy overpriced! Equilivant to a Travel Lodge. In-wall A/C unit - VERY noisy! Sliding, wall hung frosted door to very small bathroom. Not a lot of privacy if the light is on & no seal to prevent "odors" from entering sleeping area. Very little counter space in bathroom.... More 

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

Thank you for your interesting review of the hotel. I'm surprised about your comments of the hotel being over priced. Most of our guests reviews are very complimentary regarding the value of our recently renovated hotel compared with other hotels in Santa Barbara. I'm pleased you found the hotel clean and you enjoyed our complimentary continental breakfast. We look forward... More 

Coronado, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was very convenient to all restaurants and shopping. The walk to the beach is just about 1 1/2 miles right up state street. We walked from the hotel back down to the train station when our trip was over. Just a note cabs are not regulated in Santa Barbara and we were charged 22.00 for our 1.5 mile... More 

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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 and your Santa Barbara weekend get away. I'm pleased you found the staff pleasant and helpful. I appreciate your kind remarks regarding the pool and breakfast. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights during September 2014, on our way south as part of our road trip. We originally had only planned one night but re-evaluated our itinerary and added an extra night. The hotel is very centrally located and is only a few blocks walk from the “centre”. The reception staff were very accommodating and helpful. There is... 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 thorough review of the hotel. Yes, we are conveniently located on State Street just steps away from the many shops and restaurants that Santa Barbara has to offer. I'm pleased you found the hotel super clean and shiny. Thank you for your kind remarks regarding the friendliness of the staff, the free Wi-Fi and complementary... More 

England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all State street is the place to stay in Santa Barbara if you want all the best restaurants & shops as all located there. State street is probably 1 miles long, with La Quinta about 2/3 way up away from beach front. We were put in one of the bungalows with parking right outside. The accomodation was spotless... More 

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

Thank you for the very kind and detailed review of the hotel. I really enjoyed your comments that our beds are to die for and our complimentary continental breakfast was included in the price. I'm pleased you found your room spotless and modern with your own private patio. I appreciate your remarks regarding the hotel being conveniently located on State... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable hotel. I've stayed very comfortably with my two kids, wife and my mother in a very well furnished suite. Best bed on my trip. The internet, breakfast and parking are complimentary. Great value for the price,

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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 and your remarks regarding the great value. I'm pleased you found the hotel comfortable, clean, well furnished and you enjoyed the two room suite. I appreciate your comments regarding our complimentary continental breakfast and Wi-Fi. I'm happy that the mattresses in your room was the best during your trip. We look... More 

Santa Clarita, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was nice sized, temperature inside the room was comfortable (although since weather outside was pleasant, I didn't use the room's air or heat), parking was free and convenient, wifi was dependable. Bed mattress was too soft for me but I prefer a very firm mattress so it might be fine for other people. Overall, a pleasant experience.

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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. I'm pleased you had a comfortable stay and pleasant experience. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

Brighton, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, comfortable rooms, modern decor. Very friendly and helpful personal. Breakfast was a little better than the typical hotel continental breakfast but nothing to eat if you a diabetic. Would have given a better rating if the wifi would not have been totally useless.

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

Thank you for your very nice review of the hotel. I'm pleased you found the hotel nice, comfortable and modern. Thank you for your kind words regarding the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. I apologized that your Wi-Fi did not work properly. I will definitely look into this. We look forward to having you as our guest the next... More 

United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value and accommodations. Rooms are clean and mattresses are one of the best I've slept in. Continental breakfast included is just enough and management was very friendly and on top of things to make your stay enjoyable. Highly recommend especially for the business traveler although I extended the stay for pleasure too and it was walking distance to everything.

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

Thank your for your wonderful recommendation of the hotel for business travelers! I appreciate your comments about the staff, breakfast, cleanliness of the hotel, and your enjoyable stay. We have a program that allows guests to purchase our top of the line Simmons mattresses. Please contact me if you are interested. We look forward to having you as our guest... More 

Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the by far nicest LQ I have seen ever. Its very modern, and of a high quality. I'm personally not a fan of those half-open sliding bathroom doors, but to each his own. The internet is fast, and free. The air-condition makes it feel like you're sleeping in a 747 across the Atlantic (it makes a loud whooshing... More 

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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 delighted that this is the nicest La Quinta you've ever seen. That's quite a compliment! I'm please you found the hotel modern and of high quality. I enjoyed your comment about the AC sounding like a 747. We are in the process of replacing the older model AC units. I... More 

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Address: 1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
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#6 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#16 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara

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