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Hotel Goleta

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5650 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
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Ranked #54 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is adjacent to residential neighborhood, and yet the management rented the hotel court yard to private parties with loud music till 11 pm during weekday nights. The management disrespects its guests and neighbors.

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Boulder Creek, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place looks nice from the front, but is still under heavy construction. My room was on the east side of the property. The pull-down shade did very little to block the 6:20 sunrise. I wouldn't have slept long anyways as the linen semi truck backing down the parking lot at 6:30 followed by the rumble of large laundry carts... More

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Park City, Utah United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got this hotel through a Priceline bid and were a bit startled at the construction trailers in the parking lot. However, our room had been completely updated and was beautiful. Construction noise ended at about 9pm & all was peaceful! It was a bargain for us.

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Santa Monica, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The complaints about the construction should be over, as they finished this week. Kind, hard working staff. Nice pool that they try and keep entertaining with a movie, and DJ. Provide water and drinks. A lot of hotels these days charge for every little service, it's nice to see someone bringing back hospitality. Not by any means a four star... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am currently sitting in my room at the hotel Goleta. It is 8am and power tools have been going on the entire night. The property is under going major construction and the grounds are littered with your typical construction site mess. The only reason we decided to stay after arriving is because my gf and I are on a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is old and tired. Web photos are nothing like reality. Very insanitary as hotel staff is using a little washer and dryer (that was meant for hotel guest personal use) to wash all room sheets, pillow cases and towels. You can find these sheets and towels all piled up on top of the washer and dryer as you walk... More

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

checked in around 1030pm, there was no lobby because of construction. front desk was inside a trailer perched in the parking lot with a small make shift sign that reads "front desk". blankets were very thin, construction started at 730am. if i would have known i was paying for a 7AM alarm clock i would have just driven home. not... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights for UCSB parent orientation. I chose this only for location purposes. I wanted a hotel less than a ten minute drive to campus. I knew they were under re-model, I thought it would be okay, I am one NOT to complain, whine, etc.. I just wanted a clean decent place to stay. The check in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I chose this hotel during Fiesta week in Santa Barbara because I needed a room on short notice and the town was booked. It was a lucky find. The hotel is currently under construction, and the rooms feel a bit incomplete e.g. no microwave or refrigerator. The decor is modern beach cabin with distressed wood and slate grey with turquoise... More

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La Quinta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

They are undergoing a facelift right now. Which is great! And people need to understand that it has to happen and you can't just close down a business just because of remod. It's just not that easy. So NO time is a great time for it happen, but it needed to be done (obviously). ***One thing I will mention that... 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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