We stayed here for two nights in early June. We had lowered our expectations based on some of the reviews we read, but we were pleasantly surprised with just about everything. The food was plentiful and good, the grounds and facilities were nice, the scenery was gorgeous, and the staff were very helpful and welcoming. When we checked in, we were assigned to the main lodge in the room at the top of the stairs. I knew this room was not so desirable and tried to change it, but alas, it was not possible. We decided we were not going to let any potential noise bother us. I put a rolled up towel at the base of the door, and that helped. In addition, we were there on a weekend when there were few children or families. We slept well and had no problems. Overall, we enjoyed the Montecito Lodge very much, found it to be an excellent value, and would return in an instant. The next time, we will spring for a cabin of something not in the main lodge.