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Sandpiper Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #36 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is conveniently located, a short drive from the liveliest areas of Santa Barbara. Upon check-in, a deposit was added to our room charge; we were not told about this it was only when we inquired afterwards that we were told this deposit was being taken. The pool area is lovely, with towels provided. The gym is tiny, and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is convenient located with nice quality rooms. There is a pool and a gym. The breakfast has a good offer and was very well managed and refilled constantly. My compliment to the lady working there how she managed the breakfast room. Overall a very good stay.

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Culver City
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Santa Barbara over night for a conference at UCSB and came across this lodge which was the right price and great accommodations. It looks like they have been remodeling and our room on the 2nd floor was clean and quiet with comfortable beds. The breakfast was adequate and they have a keurig coffee maker in the room... More

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Brantford, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I showed up in Santa Barbara on a Saturday with no reservations. Found the Sandpiper. CAA got me a small discount. Clean well equipped rooms. My problem is that the room was SO HOT when I walked in the breath was taken from me and I immediately broke out into a full body sweat. With the AC turned on... More

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Rockingham, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pulled into Santa Barbara at 5.30pm to find somewhere to stay for 2 nights. Staff were very helpful, rooms were very clean and well equipped with coffee machine, microwave, fridge and free wifi. Breakfast included - continental, lots of it! Pool/spa nice and clean. Only downside is that the dining room is a little small and cramped. Would def recommend.... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised the hotel was easy to find and you could park your car in sight of your room the front desk staff where very friendly and very helpful giving information on how to get to the beach and places to park. The rooms where clean and tidy quite big mine had two double beds a TV microwave and... More

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Long Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we stayed it was under construction which was a bit inconvenient because alot of parking was blocked off and it made for a tight squeeze to drive through toward the parking in back. The staff was incredibly friendly though. Continental breakfast was the worst one we've ever in the sense that it was very limited in its selection of... More

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Mark R, General Manager at Sandpiper Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and Thank-you for taking the time to write a review, all comments are helpful. I am happy to hear that our staff did a good job. We were under construction in January. A big part of that project was to build a new Breakfast room to provide a much better breakfast. We also installed an elevator and updated the... More

Totnes
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

First time in the US and on our way to Vancouver, driving all the way, and having just driven up from LA, jet lagged and in an enormous Ford, we wouldn't have cared less if we were in a shed at the bottom of someone's garden. As it turns out this was a pleasant motel and the room was comfortable,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Everybody in Santa Barbara wants to be on State Street, and the Sandpiper Lodge, a tidy older property, is on State Street — though far away from the sights most folks would come to Santa Barbara to see. (That said: the location makes for a much quieter stay than you’d ever have in the nightclub district.) The helpful staff upgraded... More

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This little overnight stop (Monterey to LA) suited us. It was easy to find , you could park near your room (motel style) The room provided the basic needs- simple bathroom, coffee maker, hair dryer, room comfortable. Air-con good but noisy. TV . Free wifi through out hotel. Staff helpful.Basic but good self help buffet included with room cost. Outdoor,... More

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Address: 3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandpiper Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Santa Barbara
Sandpiper Motel Santa Barbara
Sandpiper Santa Barbara
Sandpiper Inn Santa Barbara

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