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Hotel Goleta

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5650 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
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Ranked #52 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. My company booked us here to save a few pennies, and the hotel lied about its completion of reconstruction trying to brand itself from a mold filled, runned down holiday inn into a "boutique" hotel. Fresh coat of paint does not make the pig any prettier. I am staying directly in... More

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Tampa, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On January 13, 2014, we booked a package deal for a trip to Santa Barbara Ca. At the time of our reservations paid in full to Cheap tickets which included air fare. The reservations were booked for July 9, 2014 through July 16th. My daughter has booked several room for some within this time frame. Now it appears that the... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this trip through Travelocity for 2 nights--the website noted there was construction/renovation (they get their info from the hotel). What an understatement!! Construction everywhere, front desk is in a trailer! The hotel is 2 floors that surround a pool. The inner rooms were done but the outer rooms were still under construction, so the parking lot and walkways... More

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Sacramento, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In spite of making reservations in early February, we arrived to a hotel that was under construction. We were never informed or given advance notice of the condition of the hotel. The lobby was located in a trailer. At the time of check in our credit card was charged $50 per night for amenities. When asked what amenities they had... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was our chosen stay over UCSB graduation weekend......sad for us!!! It not only was it looking like it was closed due to the renovations, the front desk was a trailer,.... they acted like nothing was amiss. The room smelled of paint, and no ice was available, pool closed, and to top it off, the internet was only usable... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we pulled up to the Hotel Goleta, we would have thought that the hotel was being demolished and was no longer in business. This was not the case, and we quickly saw a sign that showed the "Front Desk" was in a trailer on the side. The staff at the front desk was very friendly, and welcomed us with... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

there's a construction!!butms that not the terrible issue!!.this hotel doesn't serve anything not even water,coffee.refergerator,actuelly we needed so bad we have a baby and he drinks milk at night so it needs to be cool unless it expired.. It's very expensive,they should serve something. i recommend for Best Western Hotel,it's on the same street they're almost the same price ,like... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

First, let me just say when the construction is done it will be a cute hotel. We had no idea this place was under so much construction. I booked according to the pictures on the internet. There is no ice machine, no coffee, no restaurant and terrible internet connection. The people were very accommodating and trying to help, like getting... More

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Los Altos, California
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I stayed there this past weekend. Hotel is totally under major construction. Hard hats are required according to a sign, but no hard hats provided. Pool under construction. No restaurant or fire pit. No coffee. No hairdryers in room. They should have contacted me.

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106 reviews 106 reviews
20 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We booked three rooms at this property months ago for a planned wedding. At the time we had no idea of their total makeover. Well as it happened we arrived right in the middle of it. Construction crews were in full swing overtime to make their July 2014 opening. We had booked the more expensive courtyard rooms with anticipation of... More

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Address: 5650 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Goleta 3*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Santa Barbara - Goleta Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Holiday Inn

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Hotel Goleta welcomes guests with 160 beautifully appointed guest rooms surrounding an inviting pool in a garden courtyard setting. A large patio area, outdoor fire pit and al fresco bar come together to allow the perfect little escape. Hotel Goleta is located just two miles from the Santa Barbara Airport, UCSB, High-Tech business centers and the beautiful Goleta Beach. For guests looking to experience the world-renowned Santa Barbara attractions including the Mission, museums, Stearns Wharf, the Zoo and downtown shopping, Hotel Goleta is a short 8 miles away.All guest rooms have been recently renovated delivering guests all the touches of home like spacious desks, flat-screen TVs, luxurious linens, and plush pillows. Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel to stay connected on the road. ... more   less 
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