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Hyatt Santa Barbara

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1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly Hotel Mar Monte)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a Hyatt Platinum Passport member, I stayed at some Hyatt hotels in the past. And from my experience, this hotel is below the standard of most Hyatt hotels. The room feels tired but clean. The air conditioning / heater unit looks like the one you'll find at a motel. We stayed during Christmas eve and we had dinner at... More 

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H596BGM, General Manager at Hyatt Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you Adam for sharing your review with us. We are happy that you had chosen to spend Christmas Eve with us. Many improvements have occurred since that time, specifically 24 guestrooms have been completely renovated and construction is currently underway in our new bar, 5 additional guest rooms and lobby. These improvements will continue until each area of the... More 

San Jose, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was modern and clean. It is not as swanky as some Hyatts, but it's very comfortable (good beds) and the rooms are spacious. We had an awesome balcony overlooking East Beach. There is a mini-fridge for your own drinks and leftovers and a nice 1-cup coffee maker. The hotel offers fresh morning coffee in the lobby and iced... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel. It will take care of you - on the beach (first row), and close enough to town and things to do. Has a restaurant and bar that are ok. Nice grilled fish tacos! Typical value for Santa Barbara. Has a few meeting rooms, which were great for our group. Their food for the meeting was very good.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is only one of two hotels in the Santa Barbara with direct views of the ocean. It is easy to find off of the Cabrillo Street exit from Highway 101. The hotel is situated in several buildings. It has an excellent fitness center. Check-in was quick and courteous. The valets were very helpful. Room 259 had a wonderful balcony... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Because they might end up in a different building - no matter what you've asked for when booking the rooms. Just not good enough - Hyatt need to rethink their family policy and ensure when requested, rooms are adjacent.

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H596BGM, General Manager at Hyatt Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hans, Thank for sharing your experience with the Tripadvisor community. We truly do feel that feedback is a gift and listen closely to what our guests are saying. Please accept our sincere apologies for not immediately getting adjacent rooms, though we are happy that you and your family were quickly moved to more suitable rooms, once the opportunity did arise.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned a girls weekend to lay by the pool and enjoy Santa Barbara. The hotel staff is very friendly and accommodating. The hotel is full of Santa Barbara Spanish charm. The rooms are clean, spacious and with very comfortable beds. We completely enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay again!

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Pleasanton, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed here a few times now , can't beat the location . You can just Walk across to the good part of the beach and children's play area . The swimming pool is heated and great !! Food is the restaurant is not bad either !! Rooms can be bit bigger and updated compared to your typical Hyatt... More 

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H596BGM, General Manager at Hyatt Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello amitsak! Thank you so much for your many compliments, though we are certainly biased, we certainly agree that we have a fantastic team, location and wonderfully historic building. We look forward to your next visit. More 

san diego, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the facility to be very loud. It was not very peaceful and the other folks in the halls had the same comments as us. Also, breakfast was not good. We waited for service, the waiter never returned to wait on us and didn't ever refill coffee (they were dead..not busy).

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H596BGM, General Manager at Hyatt Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Steven, please accept our sincerest apologies for the horrible service that you received at breakfast, this is certainly not indicative of Hyatt’s standards and not what we strive to offer. Please know that a lack of meeting our guests’ expectations through superior service is not tolerated here and we will do what is necessary to elevate the experience for future... More 

Austin, TX
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138 reviews 138 reviews
123 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are Hyatt Diamond members and stay in many properties so can't help compare Hyatts. This is a beautiful property in a good location just across a street from the beach (I don't think there are any hotels in SB right on the beach). The hotel is old but nicely remodeled. As Diamond they gave us a nice view room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were great and the service was great. We had a wonderful time. A couple things that were disappointing was that there was an additional fee to park on property. That's annoying considering how much the rooms were. It's not like there wasn't a parking garage. So we parked in the street. Which was fine and just as close... More 

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