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Sunset Motel

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   3504 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #38 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Huntington Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did not stay here but I tried to make reservations via phone and online I could not reserve a room either way. When I tried to book by phone I was given a different rate than on the website when I inquired they said they could only give one room at that price (I was booking two rooms) the... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent two nights at the sunset motel, which we thoroughly enjoyed. Very courteous staff and clean, well decorated rooms. Great location, just a 10 minute taxi ride to the heart of Santa Barbara and there is a 7/11 nearby, which is very handy.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights and was pleasantly surprised. Room was very clean and had everything we could have needed. Furniture a little dated, but bed was super comfortable and huge TV! Bathroom was great! Looks recently renovated with ceramic tile and is very nice! Breakfast spread was a surprise. Only a few items to chose from, but enough for us.

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a newly remodeled, reasonably priced, and very comfortable accommodation. The outside of the motel was recently painted and neat as a pin. And found the inside to be the same. Newly remodeled bathroom with lovely tile and nicely, though modestly, appointed in all other ways. It had a huge flat screen TV screen and free WiFi. Would choose... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The motel is approximately 4 miles from the beach and is clean and modern, with a help yourself continental style breakfast. Parking is easy. Would recommend the motel, the only downside is paper thin walls. The motel is easy to find and a good overnight option. Would recommend a visit to the Fishhouse restaurant on Santa Barbara sea front.

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Rome, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an average motel with its ups and downs, the people are very kind and helpful and it's not to far from the pier/beach. The rooms are spacious and the people try hard to keep them in as good shape as possible.

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Los Angeles, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we checked in we were told our room was ready- room had piles of beer cans & bed that looked like it had been bombed. Next room- stark, spartan but with a VERY big tv set. Bed was very uncomfortable- big sag in middle as though someone very fat had slept there. only two towels in bathroom. Bath/shower had... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Sunset Motel is a very long walk from the action (we did it once) but the State Street bus takes you right there for 80 cents. The rooms are clean but small. Thoughtful additions included fridge and microwave, coffee and coffeemaker. And coffee, fruit, muffins and coffee are offered as breakfast. I wasn't bothered by the traffic (I slept soundly... More

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Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

During this time of the year this jewel of a city was sold out and we really had to search for an affordable hotel. Sunset Motel is adequate but the traffic noise from the street greatly lowers the value if this stay.

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Alexandria, VA
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146 reviews 146 reviews
30 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It is alway very hard to find a reasonably priced place to stay in Santa Barbara. I found this place to be exceptionally clean, friendly staff, close to shopping, and only 15 minutes to the beach. The WiFi was free and worked great. My rating is based on a clean safe reasonably priced place to stay. This is not a... More

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Address: 3504 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Motel 2.5*
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