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Sandpiper Lodge

2.0 of 5
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3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ranked #33 of 53 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights. Car parking is free and a delicious breakfast included in price in a small upstairs dining area. It is only 2 star hotel but everything was clean and shower was hot with good water flow. It had everything we needed. My only complaint is interior lighting was very dim making it hard to read.... More 

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Casco, Maine
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For this area I was very impressed with the bang for the buck. No its not a five star hotel it is a 2 or three star but it serves it's purpose! Don't spend your time in the hotel anyways you are in Santa barbara!

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Albuquerque, NM
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got lucky when we found this little gem. First, the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The grounds were pleasant and well-kept. Inside the room, the bed was SOOO comfortable! The room was clean, with plenty of space. It has had good care, even though it is clearly an older lodge. I would stay there again in a... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a one-night reservation at the Sandpiper Lodge for a business trip that turned into a 3-night stay. I used to love staying at the Sandman Inn (a quirky, 50's era motor hotel with lots of character, just down the road), but it just closed. Each morning I checked out, then checked back in at the end of the... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family took a trip to Santa Barbara, so our 20 year old son could visit his girlfriend at UCSB and our college bound daughter could check out the campus. Great rate for the 2 bedroom suite. Very comfortable beds and pillows. My husband and I prefer soft support and we were pleasantly surprised. The only negative was rude people... More 

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Flower Mound, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Travelled to Santa Barbara for wedding. Property is around 2.5 miles to town center, and It's about a 10 minute drive down State street to where the main "drag" is. Reason we selected this property is they have a 2 room suite with 3 beds and the price point compared to many hotels/motels was good. For what it is, 2/3... More 

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Oceano, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Booked the two room suite for a family vacation. Have stayed before and decided to stay again. Last time there we enjoyed the pool and hot tub very much and that influenced our decision. Upon check-in we were informed that the pool was out of service and that the hot tub was closed also because of that. They said they... More 

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La Mirada, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
14 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place is a steal for high-priced Santa Barbara. Check their website for specials. We paid $78.00 a night for the room, Monday & Tuesday. The motel is located up-town on State St, but only a few minutes drive from the busy downtown area of State St. It is an older 2-story motel, but seems to have been recently renovated.... More 

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Cupertino, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visited with parents last week and stayed at this place. It was really nice, big spacious rooms . Nice beds, good breakfast. Very helpful staff. room had all amenities. TV, microwave, coffee maker. well spread complimentary breakfast

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Templeton, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed in the Sandpiper for several nights over New Year's Eve. The hotel was set back from the street and quiet. The only noise I heard was when people walked by my room talking. My room was spacious and clean. The WiFi was intermittent. Standard complimentary breakfast: cereal, toast, yogurt, coffee. I would recommend the Sandpiper for it's quiet,... More 

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