We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3222 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Agave Inn to your Saves list
Agave Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Ranked #20 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
EllaB64 München
  • Overview
  • Reviews (295)
  • Photos (46)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (45)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

295 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (45)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a pleasant surprise! On our road trip from San Francisco to San Diego this was certainly the nicest place we stayed at. Super friendly, huge and pretty room with kitchenette and comfortable beds. We received a map and infos what to do and see in Santa Barbara and wished we could have stayed longer! The inn is close to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sour Lake, Texas
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed one night at the Agave in July 2014, as we were touring Hwy 1 going north. The parking was tight but we managed. We were 3 adults in the first room near the road but the air conditioner kept the noise at bay. We had to add a rollaway bed so it was very cozy. It is fine... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Nazaire
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as a family of 4 adults on vacation from the EU. Our room was in the main building on the upper floor at the back, overlooking a car park. Reception was very friendly and efficient. The room had two beds and an equipped kitchenette - it was a bit small for four adults but we managed. The room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Agave Inn for one night in August 2014. We received a very friendly welcome from the lady in the office who gave us great advice about how to find our way around Santa Barbera and where to go. The room was clean and comfortable. Even though we were closer to the road than we would have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in August - it was easy to find, had good parking and was extremely clean. Whilst the rooms were basic, it was obvious that some thought had gone into the design and the few finishing touches. Air con was good. The lady who checked us in was is welcoming and friendly - she gave... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today we have arrived at this hotel with a confirmed reservation (2 months ago) in the arrival time indicated on the web and we have found that our room has been assigned to other people. So, they have left us in the street and have done ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to help us. The incompetent woman that is in the office justify... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed here as a group heading down the coast. Santa Barbara seems to be an expensive place for accommodation and this was good value in terms of what we could find with the availbility we needed. It is some way out of the main part of Santa Barbara (10 - 15 minutes in a cab). The rooms were clean... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Silkeborg, Denmark
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very Nice and helpfull staff at the agave inn. Also the room was very good and clean and Big . We travelled 5 persons (3 teens) and there where pleanty of room for us. The Price is very resonably for What you get. We Will defently recommend agave in to other people :-) Thank you , we Will be back... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boulder City, Nevada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I believe from experience that you can find a better hotel for the same money. The hotel was clean and friendly and well kept. Overall a reasonable choice except for amenities and price of room is too high for number of amenities.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We love this place. You can tell that the owners went the extra mile to make it a pleasant experience. All the details down to the numbers on the door are thoughtfully decorated. Comfortable beds, rooms stocked with everything you would need including an iPod Dock. Great flat screens. Far better than any motel I have ever stayed in.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Agave Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Agave Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Agave Inn

Address: 3222 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Agave Inn 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Tingo, Priceline, Booking.com and Venere so you can book your Agave Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Agave Hotel Santa Barbara
Agave Motel Santa Barbara

46 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (44)
Hotel & grounds (4)
Room/suite (20)
View from room (2)
Pool/beach area (1)
Bathroom (3)
Other (14)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (3)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Santa Barbara with
any amenities


Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style
#16 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara #21 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Travelers Motel is now the AGAVE INN !!!!! Agave Inn is a small 13 room boutique hotel. Mexican pop meets Modernists vibe. Free WiFi,continental breakfast,and Ipod players in all rooms. Conveniently located close to Earl Warren Showgrounds, Sansum Clinic, Santa Babara Municipal Golf Course and downtown. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Agave Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer