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Ramada Limited Santa Barbara

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012
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Puerto Vallarta
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This was a great retreat on our road trip from Vegas, thru the Grand Canyon and on to California. The manager went out of his way to help us with a booking problem we experienced and made our trip perfect. The rooms were great, we had a private patio and a great breakfast every morning.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Gingerita, Thank you so much for sharing about your travels and for giving us a perfect 5 Star Review. We are happy to know that beautiful Santa Barbara was on your itinerary and that the 3 Time Ramada Worldwide Award Winning Ramada Limited Santa Barbara was your hotel of choice while you were here. We truly have amazing management... More

Milan, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This is not an outstanding hotel, and it is a little expensive. But Santa Barbara is a beautiful town. I think hotels here are on everage expensive. Breakfast was ok, service was fine and the room was clean. Also the wifii was working perfectly. Our room had a very small bathroom and the tub was a little rusty. Some rooms... More

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear 187849Gsquare, We are sorry to read that you did not find our 3 Time Ramada Worldwide Award Winning Hotel Outstanding. We strive every day to be the best for our guests and to WOW them and exceed their expectations, we are sorry that we did not exceed yours. Santa Barbara is almost always Sold Out during the summer months... More

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We stayed at Ramada Ltd in Santa Barbara 2 days on our California Coast trip. We found the hotel to be in a great location just off Highway 101 and a short drive to downtown Santa Barbara. Our stay at the hotel was very comfortable and relaxing. The courtyard with lagoon was nice and peaceful in the morning and you... More

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Cindy4656, Thank you for your perfect 5 Star Review of our Award Winning Hotel. We appreciate all of our guests and love to read about those who are traveling through California. Thank you for also mentioning our wonderful staff and especially Dave who is an important part of our team. It is our goal to always offer VIP Service... More

Davis, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This is an older hotel with thin walls but they've done a great job with it. The pool is large, clean and heavily used. There is a varity of lounging and seating at the pool so volume wasn't an issue. They also have a large separate spa. Breakfast was ample but limited to pasteries, cold cereal and waffles on request.... More

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Davisbike, Thank you for your Review of our Award Winning Hotel; we do believe that we are an excellent hotel for families. Our Year-Round Solar Heated Pool and Whirlpool is large and very accommodating for everyone. Thank you again for choosing to stay with us and for sharing your great experience with everyone out in the internet world. More

Mansfield, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This is an old 40-50 year-old motel located next to the freeway north of Santa Barbara. Check in was easy. Service was very friendly. The building and rooms are old and seemed to have not been remodeled for years. The room was clean, bed had fresh new sheets and towels and had a balcony facing the parking lot. When we... More

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Woodlake, CA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

My friend and her seven year old son and I stayed here from July 8-thru July 13th. Not only did we extend our stay, but I made reservations for the same room for my next trip to Santa Barbara, before I left. We thought the place was charming, staff very friendly and helpful, yes it is off the freeway, but... More

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Debi B, Thank you so much for giving us a perfect 5 star review and for attempting to help our friend Most with an honest review of our 3 Time Ramada Worldwide Award Winning Hotel. We so appreciate all of your kind words about our property and staff and we feel like we made a new friend with you and... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We stayed at this motel, largely based on TripAdvisor reviews. For the life of me, I simply cannot understand the glowing reviews for this dingy motel! We stayed at the Ramada in Santa Barbara on July 27-28, 2012. We had a large, suite-sized room for three adults and two teenaged kids. There is absolutely nothing noteworthy or particularly positive to... More

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Paul Peach: We are sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with your stay. Our goal always has been and will continue to be to exceed our guest’s expectations. While we appreciate both negative and positive feedback from our guests we feel that your review was not an accurate portrayal of either your room or our property. Upon... More

Redding, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

The hotel is centrally located and it was easy to get to Goleta Beach, UCSB, and to downtown Santa Barbara. The rooms were well kept and the front desk was very hospitable. The pool area felt tropical and the breakfast was excellent.There are many extras that make you feel taken care of, I will return here again with my family.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Peter B, Thank you so much for giving us a perfect 5 Stars and for mentioning how easy it is to get to Goleta Beach, UCSB, and Downtown Santa Barbara. We seem to be in just the perfect central location where it is fast and easy to get anywhere in the Santa Barbara or Goleta area. Plus you get... More

Auckland NZ
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Loved our stay here. The lagoon is beautiful and we had a room with a view of it. The rooms are spacious and well presented. The fresh cookies in at the service desk were a bonus. Will definitely stay here again.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear kiwigirlAucklandNZ, Thank you so much for giving us a perfect 5 Stars and mentioning for mentioning that we are Excellent, Excellent, Excellent. We also appreciate knowing that whenever you are coming to Santa Barbara, you will definitely choose to stay with us. Our Freshwater Lagoon and lush gardens really seem to be the place to travelers to rest, relax,... More

Lawrence, Kansas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

I found my stay exceptional. all the staff were very pleasant and went out of their way to make sure our needs and wants were taken care of. The ducks were precious. I felt safe. The taxi service they use is great. Our flight was delayed by 24 hours and they were able to take us back and find a... More

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Limited Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Teeeheart, Thank you so much for giving us a perfect 5 Stars and for mentioning that our front desk staff was very pleasant. We strive to always offer great service to all of our guests, and when some believe that we are going out of our way, we just call it VIP Service. Traveling can sometimes be hectic especially... More

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Address: 4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ramada Limited Santa Barbara 2.5*
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#4 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara #9 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara #20 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara #26 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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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 
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