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Orange Tree Inn

1920 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brasilia, DF
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent only one night at the Orange Tree Inn. It was a good experience. It is close to main restaurants, cafes and other nice attractions in Santa Barbara Downtown. The bathroom was nice and clean, with a good shower. The beds were comfortable and the AC worked well. The wifi was not great, but it worked. They also have... More 

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Lemon Grove, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy access to the 101 freeway. We walked to the Mission and downtown at night. We drove to the wharf and beach, but it's walkable as well. Very clean and comfortable. Order hotel without many amenities, but recently remodeled. Great value for the price. Not a fancy hotel, but a good basic place.

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Reno
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very noisy room. Heated pool not well heated & no hot water in bathroom. We told the front desk & he said he'd check the boiler. Two phone calls more & we were finally told we could use another room for a shower and be given a small discount. No discount was ever given and we have been continually lied... More 

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middlesbrough
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as we based through Santa barbara on a 4 week road trip. In a decent location with good parking. Wifi was hit and miss. Very clean room comfy bed felt very safe. Eat at a place just down the road as I don't think it sold food? Would recommend for an overnight / few days stay. Didn't... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

On first impression room is large,bed is comfortable,no breakfast available,but very noisy you can hear every noise from other rooms and every noise from the car park,walls very thin,also was eaten alive by something so scratched all night.had problems with the hot water in the shower kept going cold.

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Santa Monica, California
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41 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Orange Tree Inn is a simple motel in a nice location in Santa Barbara, a very expensive city in which to stay. We got an excellent rate online and found the motel to be fine for our wants. It is not a luxury motel and does not have breakfast nor does it have good WIFI. Our room was very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed here for a night in early Feb and when we arrived in our room, at first glance, it looked fine. The first thing I needed to do was to work on the laptop and needed a small app before I started. I couldn't get the laptop or the iPad to even see the network let alone connect to... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A great little hotel/inn/motel! We stopped for one night on our PCH trip and I cannot fault it. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was immaculate and far larger than we had expected, we had a lovely Terrace to sit out on and the pool was great. Would definitely recommend and return!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This place was the most quiet of all the places we stayed on our trip. Very comfortable bedding, unique room, good value. Unimpressed by the staff at this place but I guess you can't have it all. Would definitely recommend and/or stay again.

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Tallahassee Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed here one night, arriving from San Diego via Amtrak. We walked to the hotel from the Santa Barbara Amtrak station. Our room, #124, was nice, clean, had everything we needed for our stay. Had a little patio, also. The desk clerk was very friendly and very helpful! We asked him for a recommendation for a casual, "no frills"... More 

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