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Agave Inn

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3222 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was very pleasantly surprised. Wanted to take the in-laws for a short getaway to Santa Barbara and Solvang, now one never knows when you book an old fashioned motel, what your going to find; we found a great little hidden gem. Exceptional value, clean, nicely decorated rooms. minor negative of a scorch mark from an iron on the floor. gotta... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the reviews TripAdvisor and saw that the Agave Inn was a great value- and it totally was! The room was very clean and had some fun 'SouthWestern' decor as you can see from the pics. The receptionist was extremely nice and very helpful. The location was pretty good as there are restaurants, bank branches, etc. all within walking... More 

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San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Santa Barbara is not an inexpensive place to stay, and I prefer to spend my money on food, drink and the more fun things when traveling. Plus, I like small motels where you park in front of your room, use a real key to open your room, and can watch the world go by. The Agave Inn on State Street... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were using our auto GPS to locate accommodation for the night, and almost drove by the Agave Inn. It did not look amazing from the street, but the surprise was inside, and with themanagement. Our host was extremely helpful not only with the room, but dinner recommendations. I am handicapped, and although the room was not a genuine handicapped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Santa Barbara without a place to stay. Hotel Tonight gave this place a good review, the price was right so I booked. Love it! Very clean, nice staff and cool area. I would stay here again. One minor issue...no coffee maker in the room. I'm from Seattle so coffee is not optional.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Agave Inn is a great value and its location is great for my purposes. There is a nearby mall with a nice supermarket (Gelsons) and a great breakfast place (Renaud's Patisserie). I stayed in a clean room, with cheery decor and free wifi. The pillows are nice and fluffy. The linens look really clean. The staff are naturally hospitable,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Chose the Agave Inn based on price ($89, Queen) and other Trip Advisor reviews, we were passing through on a road trip and need a one night stay in Santa Barbara. This is a small retro motel that has been nicely updated, really liked the style of it, nice paint colours and decor with character, pretty clean but be aware... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I stayed here because of business in town. I found the stay to be very comfortable. The owners are very personable and accommodating. Location was great. Many good restaurants within walking distance. I will stay here on my next trip to Santa Barbara with the family.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We booked this last minute as we were passing through Santa Barbara and I must say we were pleasantly surprised. We only paid $100 so you can't expect too much when paying such a cheap rate, we had a king size bed, in a good size room which was very clean and cute fit out. The location isn't amazing -... More 

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Houston TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Adequate except for the "free breakfast," which consists of a few items placed on a ledge outside the building, and the door locks - more below. The motel is clean and the neighborhood seems safe, but the place has little else to distinguish it - it's extremely basic. The door locks are not acceptable - you have to remember to... More 

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