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Affordable Hotels in Santa Barbara

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The Sandman Inn Slideshow
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#26 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
3 travelers mentioned "cheapest place" and "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "At about $109 a night it was the cheapest place I could find at the last minute, but even with extra planning I'm not sure I could have gone below $90 or so for a Motel 6 in pricey..."
  • "The inn was a cheap place to stay, nothing special. The place was very worn, although clean. It has a sign out front stating that it has chemicals not approved by the U.S..."
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Inn At East Beach Slideshow
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#12 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
3 travelers mentioned "affordable hotel" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is a great, affordable hotel half a block from the beach! Clean newly remodeled rooms, flat screen tvs, fireplaces in some rooms, nicely decorated. Free breakfast items and aaa..."
  • "We were looking for a great place to stay with a toddler, close to the beach, with an affordable price. We initially booked two nights at the Oceana Hotel, but after seeing their..."
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Franciscan Inn Slideshow
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#17 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "discount" when describing this hotel.
  • "Our room with two comfortable queen beds was $200 a night during the week, $180 after my AAA discount, and $225 on our one weekend night, no AAA discount available. The continental..."
  • "We stayed here for one night when we were in town for a wedding. All of the big and/or fancy hotels in Santa Barbara have a 2-night minimum (which we couldn't do because of schedule), which drives me..."
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn Slideshow
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#18 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
3 travelers mentioned "budget motels" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "This also applies to the budget motels. While the hotel was fairly clean, friendly staff, and (surprisingly) comfortable beds, it was hard to get over the fact that we were..."
  • "As a result, a place like the Best Western has to struggle to honor its corporate bones as a budget chain, while nabbing and satisfying customers who they wouldn't normally get..."
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites Slideshow
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#19 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "I booked this hotel is mainly because it offers two bedroom townhouse at a really affordable price. For traveling with my parents (we are all adults), two bedrooms is a bonus..."
  • "The rooms are not super-modern, but are quaint and comfortable, and the rate was very affordable for an extended stay such as ours. It is not a five star hotel but I give it five..."
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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara Slideshow
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#21 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
2 travelers mentioned "affordable rooms" and "affordable hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotels of the Indigo chain usually stand for pragmatic, stylish and affordable rooms. This hotel offers rooms which are more like shoe boxes - once you managed to open all your..."
  • "Since it can be challenging to find an affordable hotel in St Barbara, this hotel offers a great alternative - the entire hotel serves as a art gallery and the staff was very..."
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#25 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "discount" when describing this hotel.
  • "Stayed here Good Friday & Easter Saturday in a small but pleasant room (412) for $179 per night - cheaper than any of the rates on the "discount search hotel websites" . So call..."
  • "Hotel Santa Barbara is pretty much as it looks on line, for a younger couple clueless about where to stay in Santa Barbara we decided upon location over modern. Our room was large enough with a do..."
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#29 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "discount" when describing this hotel.
  • "to beach is nice. Did not get AAA Discount. Guest checking in hours after us was offered AAA Discount and got the same room type for less...."
  • "The property is close to the beach and located in a quiet neighborhood. Our room was clean and pleasant but small and the bathroom was cramped. On the internet the room rates were $107.00 to $189.00..."
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The Upham Hotel & Country House Slideshow
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#15 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "The original 1870's hotel has been restored several times, and it's about as nice as you can make 1920's style bungalows without San Ysidro's budget. However, old floors tend to..."
  • "'ve stayed at the Upham nearly a dozen times, and it is consistently comfortable, beautiful, and charming. First, the food. The breakfast offerings are generous and varied, with good coffee (a m..."
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One traveler mentioned "affordable place" when describing this hotel.
  • "By Santa Barbara standards this is an affordable place, and the location can't be beat. Rooms are spacious and clean. A bit dated, needing some TLC, but then most everything in SB..."
  • "The hotel was directly across from the ocean, but far enough away from the pier and volley ball nets to allow for quiet visits to the beach. Hotel personnel were quite helpful. Room was large and co..."
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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara Slideshow
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#23 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "I found it to be affordable and stylish with good service and a superb location. The hotel appears to be historic, so it has some real character -- my room had exposed brick walls..."
  • "I just returned from 3 nights at the Hotel Virginia and it was an excellent bargain considering the location: a half block from State Street. The room I stayed in had 2 doubles and was fairly spacious..."
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Avania Inn of Santa Barbara Slideshow
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#35 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "When in Santa Barbara on biz travel you need to balance glitz with a hotel that delivers basic affordable biz amenities. The Avania is close to the beach and downtown, with fast..."
  • "We chose Avania because we were looking for a room relatively close to the beach and services at an affordable price. The room was clean, the beds were comfortable, no sags and we..."
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BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn Slideshow
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#14 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "The Beachside offered a great location at a budget rate. The facility was modest but better than adequate. The rooms were large, well-decored and in good condition, with all the..."
  • "Perfect location, right opposite the waterfront. Spacious room, nice pool area but the best thing was the staff. Really helpful and friendly. Nothing too much trouble. Happy to have a chat without bei..."
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Montecito Inn Slideshow
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#28 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "We booked two nights at the Montecito Inn, at an affordable price, and were pleased with our choice of hotels. It is very conveniently located to all the hot spots in Santa..."
  • "We booked this weekend after friends raved about what a great time they had through Travel Zoom and got a great rate. Read some of the negative reviews but our trip was fantastic. We were upgraded to ..."
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#32 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
3 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordability" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were in town for a wedding, and the bride seriously looked at every hotel in SB before including this as the more affordable option. The other option was over $350 a night before..."
  • "My GF and I love Santa Barbara, but we have had a difficult time finding a hotel in town that blends comfort and affordability for weekend getaways. Typically, we end up staying in..."
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#54 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
One traveler mentioned "affordable hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were traveling last minute to the Santa Barbara area and were looking for a close affordable hotel. This hotel is an older hotel which they are revamping. Room was nice and..."
  • "Clean, quiet, motel-style with partial upgrades. Bathroom brand new & sparkling, view of Santa Ynez mountains from room, staff friendly, great value for over-priced Santa Barbara region. Carpet & pill..."
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#50 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • "The Summer Inn is a fabulous place to stay if you are visiting the UCSB campus and looking for an inexpensive place to stay for a few nights. The Summer Inn is located directly on the UCSB main campus..."
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#47 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • "It was St. Marys, but recently changed over to the brothers after a fire in their retreat house. The renamed property is old and set in the hills among trees on Los Olivos next to the Mission. It is a..."
  • "I loved this place. Came for a personal retreat alone, and although there was a "group" here in the main house, I was in one of the other houses, simple single room, shared bath, and had plenty of opp..."
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#40 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • "A very nice place to stay at. Very friendly staff. The rooms could have been slightly bigger... they were clean, though. Breakfast was pretty good. Nothing really was missing: bagels, cereals, coffee,..."
  • "I got a great deal for a basic room and was a little leary at first with all the mixed reviews. However, after arriving, I was very pleased with the my decision. Granted it is no 5 star place with a ..."
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#51 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • "THIS HOTEL IS NOT IN MONTECITO NOR NEAR THE WATER!!. It is a nice place with small rooms next to the rail road tracks. The Owner is helpful and has done a bunch of things to make this hotel competet..."
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#53 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • "We left L.A. for a short weekend trip to Santa Barbara without booking in advance. So the first thing we popped in was the tourist info. There was a lovely old lady who really helped us out finding a ..."
  • "A fantastic little Inn just off State Street (the main street) in Santa Barbara. The Inn is extremly well run, clean and very friendly, I would recommend this to anyone looking for a convenient place ..."
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