We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 60 Santa Barbara hotels

Ramada Limited Santa Barbara

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Save 15%; Earn 500 Points
Save Saved
You added Ramada Limited Santa Barbara to your Saves list
Ramada Limited Santa Barbara
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 11 more sites!
79%
Ranked #26 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
GreenLeadersBronze level
A recent review
  • Overview
  • Reviews (1,151)
  • Photos (831)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (161)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

1,151 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    444
    427
    174
    73
    33
See reviews for
434
332
74
156
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (161)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Vancouver
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
40 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here a couple nights in June 2014 for a James Taylor concert. The property is conveniently located off Highway 101 on the north side of Santa Barbara. The property is older but clean. There is an IHOP restaurant near by. I will highlight the pros and cons of this Ramada. PROS: Rooms all have either a balcony or a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ancaster, Canada
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were traveling throughout the California coast for 10 days & decide to stay here, while in Santa Barbara for 1 night (2 rooms). We were given two adjoining rooms on the 2nd floor as requested. The rooms were old and out-dated, but clean and adequate. We didn't get a chance to use the pool, as we opted for the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had some trouble finding the hotel, but that was the drivers oversight. This property is well kept and we had a relaxing time. Especially the pool was our favorite place to spend time. Very clean and friendly staff as well. The room had a few nice touches and was plenty big. Even had a little balcony with some chairs... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Modesto, California
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property has easy access off 101 and is very centrally located to all of the attractions Santa Barbara has to offer. If you want something different from their breakfast bar, there is an IHOP across the street. The room wings are arranged around a beautiful central area with a lagoon etc. We couldn't have asked for better service and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southampton, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving down the coast,had no reservation. Was very pleased with the value, and relaxing stay. The grounds of the hotel were beautiful. The breakfast which was included was a great start for our next day traveling down the coast.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great, but rooms need and UPDATE....great location to UCSB, State Street and Freeway. Great breakfast waffles!!...They have discount vouchers....micro and fridge in the room....No gym but access to a Club about 1.5 miles away.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot is an a great location if you are in the Santa Barbara area. It is quiet, the staff is friendly, the room are clean and you are just 10 minutes away from State Street.

Review collected in partnership with Ramada

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bakersfield, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights while my son attended a summer program at UCSB. Pros: Friendly staff, comfortable beds, beautiful lagoon, ample free parking. Cons: Breakfast is fair at best, screen was completely off upon our arrival and it took four calls before someone finally came to put it back on, the room surfaces were clean enough but a close look reveals... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Talia J, Thank you for your insightful comments regarding your recent stay with us. Every review is important to us and we thank you for pointing out how friendly our staff was to you, since it is our goal to always offer VIP Service to each and every guest. Our beautiful lush tropical gardens and freshwater lagoons are home... More

Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Ramada Limited Santa Barbara? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ramada Limited Santa Barbara

Address: 4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ramada Limited Santa Barbara 2.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Wyndham, Orbitz, Priceline, Tingo, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Otel, Reservation Counter, Amex, getaroom.com, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Ramada Limited Santa Barbara reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ramada Limited Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Ramada Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Ramada

831 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (112)
Viewed
View from room (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (22)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (19)
Viewed
Bathroom (9)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (15)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (31)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (698)
Viewed
Amenities (37)
Viewed
Pool (45)
Viewed
Restaurants and Bars (16)
Viewed
Standard King Room (72)
Viewed
Superior King Room (74)
Viewed
Superior Two Queen Room (92)
Viewed
Superior Two Queen Room with Balcony (70)
Viewed
Superior Two Queen Room with Patio (76)
Viewed
The Hotel (99)
Viewed
Two Queen Bed Suite (117)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (22)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (7)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Santa Barbara with
any amenities

Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara #9 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara #20 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara #26 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ramada Best of 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Hotel Award Winner. Centrally located near the Santa Barbara Airport, University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and US Highway 101. FREE deluxe continental breakfast, high speed internet, business center, airport shuttle, year-round solar heated pool and whirlpool. Sealy posturepedic mattresses, in-room safes, refrigerators, microwaves and interior corridor, lush gardens,freshwater lagoons with ducks, turtles & fish. Great locally owned and operated hotel that prides it self by only offering VIP service to every traveler. Guests often save hundreds of dollars over other hotels in the area. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
126

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ramada Limited Santa Barbara staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer