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Sandpiper Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #34 of 59 hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights in June. We did not do any research on the hotel and there was no need to. We we thoroughly impressed. The hotel is clean, has spacious rooms. The location is near to State Street - where all the shops and restaurants are. You could walk it but it isn't a short walk. 2... More

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Isanti, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to switch rooms due to plumbing issues. The rooms were very outdated. They were applying laquer on some furniture out in the parking lot that made it smell horrible by our room. The staff was mostly friendly. The manager when told about our plumbing issues didn't seem overly concerned and sent someone with a plunger and snake the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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104 reviews 104 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A motel, off centre of SB. Close to the highway. Clean rooms. Quiet and great parking. Great service vs finding restaurants in the naighbourhood. So, to the big question. Should you drive on or park. If you got the wallet, drive on. If it suits you, park.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We booked a reservation in Oct. 2013 for May, 2014 and were given a specific rate. We budgeted accordingly based on the given rate. When we arrived, we were informed that the week end rate is 60+ percent higher. Had we been told in ADVANCE, we would have either budgeted for the additional cost or looked for a different hotel.... More

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Mark R, Owner at Sandpiper Lodge, responded to this review

Hello I am very sorry to hear about your stay with us, I did speak to my on site manager and he said he spoke to you about the rate change on Friday. I know you thought the rate was the same for both Thursday and Friday, I also talked to our front desk staff who confirmed you were told... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

It was clean and comfortable, no noise issues, bed was very comfortable for a good nights sleep, breakfast was the standard fare with plenty of it, stayed two nights,and we found this to be convenient to a number of restaurants and would stay again. Didn't use the pool but it did look good and there were lots of people in... More

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Oceano, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The Check-in employee was helpful and accommodating. 2 bedroom suite was laid out nicely for a family. As soon as we walked in we noticed the dirty carpets. The room didn't smell clean. It appeared to be clean. We had a problem with a broken light hanging from the lamp where a small child would sleep. The situation was handled... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stayed here for my birthday for two days. The staff here were very accommodating. Rooms are equipped with refrigerator and microwave. My only complaint is that it is some distance from beaches and downtown. There was also some renovation still going on but was not disturbing.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

the place was nothing special, but the kids enjoyed the pool! it was next to the motel 6 and we had some noise when we opened the window. we stayed one night and had the simple breakfast. we also saw construction.

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Munich
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24 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed for one night in Santa Barbara arriving late and leaving early. The room was worth its price, clean and equipped with everything necessary. The safe had no lock. Staff was very nice, reception printed our tickets for the Getty villa without hesitation. Breakfast was not too much but free. A number of eating places around. For the State... More

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Maine
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32 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I stayed here with a friend for one night. The location was easy to find it's in a neighborhood with a lot around it. The beds were comfortable and the shower was decent too. The staff was very friendly. The breakfast wasn't much, but considering it was free, I was happy with what we got! They were doing some construction... 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*
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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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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