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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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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Clemente, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location and a nicely renovated older hotel. We had two rooms and the one away from State Street (304) was the quiet one. Try to stay off State Street. Comfortable bed and decent size (not to large) pillows. They need to stock a light weight blanket as the one in the room was to heavy and to warm and... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our recently remodeled hotel. I'm pleased you found our location conveniently located on State Street close the many restaurants and shops. I appreciate your comments regarding the comfortable beds and nice size bathroom. Please note that we do not advertise a hot breakfast on our website. We look forward to having you as our... More 

San Diego, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only good things to say about this place. Very friendly and accommodating staff, clean/new rooms, great breakfast that goes till late. New workout facility that was hard to find but beautiful. I felt like family there, especially since I stayed there for a week on business.

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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 while you were in town on business. I'm pleased you found the staff friendly, you enjoyed our breakfast and utilized the fitness center. I appreciate your comments that this is the nicest La Quinta you've visited. We look forward to having as out guest the next time you visit... More 

Vonore, Tennessee
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510 reviews 510 reviews
79 hotel reviews
619 helpful votes 619 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cringed a little at the cost of this hotel until we saw the cost of others in Santa Barbara. There is also a $10 parking fee per night, but at least it's on site and you can come and go at will. The rooms open to the outside so you always risk having some one walk by and look... 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'm pleased you found the hotel affordable and the staff super friendly. I appreciate your great comments regarding the pool, breakfast, cleanliness of your room and the comfortable bedding. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

Huntersville, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first La Quinta stay I've had in wow, maybe 20 years?? I was a little leery but I have to say I was quite pleased with this choice. Location was very good - it is at the top of what I would call the main section of State Street, where so many of the shops and restaurants... 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 pleased you found the hotel clean and your bed comfortable. I appreciate your comments regarding 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 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is beautiful for a great price in santa barbara! Room is big bathroom is bigger, upgraded in last year, comfortable pillow top beds, mini (not so mini) fridge , full length mirror, Complimentary breakfast and im not talking just boxes of cereal and milk, it included cooked eggs a waffle iron, numerous juices, coffee, pastries, cereal, oatmeal ALL... 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 and your girlfriends enjoyed your visit at our recently renovated hotel. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you all visit Santa Barbara! More 

Las Vegas NV
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 hotel reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the final night of our road trip and the third La Quinta. Being pet-friendly at no charge has made LQ our go-to chain for traveling with the dog. Granted, this hotel is pricey, but you can expect that from Santa Barbara. I admit that I had a little trouble finding the hotel and then I had trouble finding... More 

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

Thank you for your review of the hotel. I'm pleased you enjoyed the room design of our recently renovated hotel. I appreciate your comments regarding our artificial grass area for your pet. We look forward to having you as our guest the next time you visit Santa Barbara! More 

San Diego, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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 

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