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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 58 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The breakfast croissants are delicious and the pool is truly heated. Most places say they are but you can't get in them. This pool actually has hot water coming into it and is a nice enough setting. Also like the extended breakfast till 10:00. Very good staff and front desk. Property is relatively quite. Would come back. Good value.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Sandpiper Lodge last weekend when we decided to stay in Santa Barbara an extra night after my college reunion weekend. Since the busy hotel weekend was over, we were happy to find that they had rooms available for a reasonable amount. I had stayed at Sandpiper over 14 years ago when I was considering going to college... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on 10/11/14 and when we arrived I was told that we were being upgraded to a better room for a lack of better words. We booked on line and requested a room with king bed. When we entered the smell of the room was overwhelming smelled old and dirty. We were told at the desk that they were... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night and met the best service from the man on reception who couldn't have been more helpful and thorough. Nice place to stay with lots around and safe and secure. Didn't have time to swim. Breakfast reasonable Overall good value.

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night, as we were driving from San Francisco to LA. The motel is approximately a 10 minutes drive from the pier. The rooms are clean but the linen is old and stained. A continental breakfast was included, which was surprisingly good.

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Turlock, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there 3 nights. Everything was very nice, didn't use the pool of gym so can't comment on them. The room was clean and included a microwave and fridge. The breakfast was very good, the staff was friendly. For the price it was a good deal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this lodge for one night on Oct. 4 with 4 people; two adults and two teens. Got the 2 bedroom "suite" which had one small room with two queen/double beds and TV, and the main room with a king size bed. The room had 1 bathroom. Pros: great location, friendly staff, and a ton of restaurants, CVS, 7-11,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a Thurs. quick one nighter. Got an instant upgrade to two room suite! It had a king in the front room and a bedroom with two queens or doubles and another tv. Pool area was delightful clean and we'll landscaped, pool towels on hand at the pool. The staff in the lobby are professional and friendly. Helpful... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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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29 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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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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