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Sunset Motel

3504 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice hosts/owners, simple rooms with everything you need, but nothing fancy. Breakfast is a bit sad but at least there's coffee. Far enough away from the center to be a bit quieter. A bit pricey but we came in the middle of the summer and were happy to find a vacancy.

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Anaheim, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 4 stayed at this hotel, on Monday, 6/22. We paid about $150, plus tax, but chose to stay here because it was within 4 miles of downtown State Street. The hotel appeared well kept and clean, which we appreciated. We were disappointed at how firm the beds and pillows were, quite difficult to sleep. More disappointing and... More 

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Oakhurst, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family is looking to stay in Santa Barbara on October 2nd-5th, 2015. I found this Motel online. We are planning on booking 5 separate rooms. I went directly to their website to book a reservation and it stated their rates were $75 for Friday night $75 for Saturday and $60 for Sunday. I called and double checked the price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Could not recommend this place enough! A small group of friends and I ran into a bit of trouble with a scam on Craigslist and had nowhere else to stay for almost two weeks. Being out of pocket and quite down about our whole experience we needed to find somewhere to stay short term and for a reasonable enough price.... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The motel was for a one-night stay only. The motel exceeded my expectations; the room was extra-clean; specially the bathroom. The room had a small table for breakfast, a good-sized TV set and a very comfortable bed. They offer breakfast with toast, muffins, coffee, cereal, fruits and many other items. Once served you went back into your room to consume... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was very impressed. When I looked on TripAdvisor, this was the second cheapest room for the night. I chose it for price and because one of the reviews said it was under new ownership and they were making improvements. I stayed in room #103 which was beautiful--it had woodgrain floors, a big (maybe 50 inches?) flatscreen TV with about... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Nice and clean motel located ~ 30 blocks away from the main attractions in Santa Barbara. The lady at the front desk was very attentive. Breakfast and wifi included, as well as a microwave and fridge in the room.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This hotel was very cute and clean. The beds were very comfortable and the showers were very nice as well. The location is great as it was only a few minutes away from any main local attractions. You can tell that the owners of this motel take great pride in keeping the rooms as well as the grounds looking great.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The motel itself was fine. The room was small but comfortable and the wifi was excellent. The reason I have given this a poor rating is because of the staff. We originally booked 1 night and decided to stay an extra night. My husband went to reception to book the extra night and when he tried to pay, the receptionist... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A reasonable motel for its price. Environment was generally clean and tidy. The location was very good with lots of nice restaurants nearby. Services were very limited but it was okay. You don't really expect too much from a motel like this one. The room size was reasonable with many TV channels. Will come back if needed.

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