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Marina Beach Motel

21 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #9 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Travelled up from Santa Monica and was surprised by this little bit of heaven tucked down a little street. Very clean, nicely decorated room with AC, TV and own coffee making facilities and in a super location, a five minute walk from the beach and 15 minute walk to the harbour. On arrival the lovely gentleman on reception was full... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing location just steps from the beach. Great quiet room with large shower and comfy bed. The breakfast sat outside was wonderful. We never got chance to use the complimentary bikes but they looked really cool. The addition of complimentary parking made this a great accommodation.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Motel very clean and nicely decorated rooms, ours had a refrigerator some have kitchens and patios. free breakfast, wi fi and bikes-perfect for riding along the ocean or going into town. Very nice quiet neighborhood, one block from the beach. Staff helpful & knowledgeable.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for two nights, the price was reasonable and the rooms are amazing. Our room looked like it had been updated recently and looked modern. It had a nice kitchen with a stove, sink, refrigerator, and a small table. The room was also very clean. If you’re watching your budget you could just make all your meals in... More

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Sierra Madre, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are comfortable. We stayed on one with a kitchenette and a small patio. While the kitchenette was sparsely supplied, it was sufficient and sunny. The grassy area in the middle of the parking area was supplied with comfortable chairs for reading, and there was a nice porch swing outside the office that was a comfortable place to relax... More

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely perfect location a couple of blocks from the Harbor in a pretty little neighborhood. Dog friendly. It was a last minute booking for a Friday night and the staff was apologetic about the room facing the street. It turned out to be fine for us with the dogs. Other rooms face a cute center courtyard that serves as a... More

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Oak Hill, Virginia, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel provided a nice, clean spacious room very close to the beach. There was also a mini kitchenette in the room, although it was not stocked with dishes. The continental breakfast was nice and the hotel staff was helpful. I apologize for not knowing her name, but the older lady at the desk told us that Toma was a... More

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Boise, Idaho
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are updated, spacious, very clean. The courtyard area was a great place for our family to hang out and visit and for the kids to play. Free breakfast (although at $250 per nite, we definitely paid for breakfast) was nice, although I would have liked more protein options. Free bicycle rentals were a treat. I assume the price is... More

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this motel by accident and then were delighted by the room and services provided. A good room with fantastic bathroom. Free loan of bicycles and beach towels. Well cared for grounds. Quiet at night but very close to the beach, pier and not far from downtown areas. A good choice of continental breakfast items. After 3 weeks on... More

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Haifa, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for one night. The location is convenient and within walking distance to the beach and harbor, and the complementary breakfast is nice. Parking is also convenient. However, the room smelled very strongly of some bug repelling product or cleaning material. Opening the windows and the air conditioning unit did not make the smell disappear throughout my stay. The room... More

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Address: 21 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
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