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Sandpiper Lodge

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3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a nice affordable place to stay while visiting from Chattanooga. The place is adorably dated, yet nice and clean. We ended up staying longer than expected on the cheap! There are some nice places to eat within walking distance, and a market just across the street.

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Watsonville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my son and nephew during a whirlwind tour of southern California colleges. The boys loved the pool and breakfast. The beds were comfy, the space was big enough for all of us, and the supplied toiletries were appreciated. I loved that there was a microwave and fridge in the room, and that the wifi worked quite... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is your typical 3 star american hotel. Check in was easy and the room was clean with plenty of space. The decor was basic and although they offer wifi it drops out all the time, which is frustrating especially when watching "netflix " during the jet lag stage.Its a good long walk into the town and we wanted a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I'm staying here this evening with my daughter and was impressed by the cleanliness of the room and the price, so I booked it. Little did I know how horribly noisy the guests staying here would be. There was a group of middle schoolers who checked in to take up most of the motel. Running down the halls, yelling, etc...... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

After searching for 2 days for a family-friendly, clean, convenient, bang-for-your buck hotel in Santa Barbara, I came across the Sandpiper Lodge. When I say EVERYTHING was perfect, I mean everything. The room we stayed in had another bedroom which allowed us to accommodate the 5 of us...unreal for the price!! Exceptionally clean and quiet. Check-in took less than 2... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

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
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

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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