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Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4870 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93111   |  
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Ranked #7 of 9 hotels in Goleta
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Location location location.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

4 reasons I prefer Extended Stay.1) Location -<10 min drive to everything; great walking to restaurants, shops & parks.2) Best rates. 3) Newer facility w/full size kit + filtered h2o. 4) Vibrant staff that smile and more. Ask Alexis about the direct access to the secret offroad bike trail to beach and UCSB. Happy trails, Donald Johnson

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Manager_11525, General Manager at Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
It was very kind of you to for take the time to publish such a positive review of your stay at the Extended Stay America Santa Barbara - Calle Real. The staff and I are so happy to read your four major reasons for choosing to stay with us. It is the companies goal to provide great locations, rates, staff and properties for all of our guests to enjoy. Thank you for noticing our dedication and telling us how great your visit was.

It would, of course, be our pleasure for you to repeat your experience with us in the future. Thank you once again, and feel free to reach out to us directly if we can assist you in any of your future travels.
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The hotel was extremely clean and well maintained. On my arrival, I received a prompt and friendly greeting from the front desk personnel. The front desk clerk was very nice and efficient upon check in. Room access was a breeze. The room was fantastic and large. My room smelled fresh, looked well maintained and clean and the bathroom was immaculate! The bedding was clean and comfortable. Free Wifi was very fast. It is an affordable, exceptionally clean mid-sized hotel with a superb staff and all the comforts of home. I would highly reccommend this hotel.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Manager_11525, General Manager at Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
I would like to personally thank you for taking time out to write such wonderful things about your experience at Extended Stay America Santa Barbara - Calle Real. We strive to provide a "home away from home" experience for all of our guests, no matter if they are staying for a night, a week, or a month. It sounds like we were able to do just that for you, and we are truly honored for your recognition.

Once again, I and the entire staff at our hotel thank you for your very kind words, and we'd love to see you here again. Please don't hesitate to call on me for your future stays here or at any other Extended Stay Hotels(sm) location.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for a week and was very pleased. The front desk was very informative and smiled while answering all my questions. The rooms were very clean, flat screen was awesome and bed was comfortable. Felt like home away from home which is nice when you're working 7 consecutive days, 12 hours a day. I felt very secure knowing unless you used the front entrance, you needed a room key to get in. The AC and heater works great and my stay was very quiet and pleasant. We usually stayed at a different hotel but never again. This hotel is clean on the inside and out and very comfortable. Very close to the freeway, gas stations and shopping centers. I'm looking forward to my next hitch.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Manager_11525, General Manager at Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
It was very kind of you to for take the time to publish such a positive review of your stay at the Extended Stay America Santa Barbara - Calle Real. We have worked hard to provide all of our guests with new amenities and a more upscale property. It is a pleasure to know that you have enjoyed them!

It would, of course, be our pleasure for you to repeat your experience with us in the future. Thank you once again, and feel free to reach out to us directly if we can assist you in any of your future travels.
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Orlando, Florida, United States
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Although not a fancy place, the SB Extended Stay is perfect for a brief getaway or a business trip. It's conveniently located and offers extremely competitive rates compared to other hotels. The efficient kitchen in each room gives guests options to dining out each night and there is a local company that will deliver a variety of food. I stayed in two rooms at this location and each was clean and in good condition. If there are any issues with the room, the staff is quick to respond and make things right. The staff of the front desk is always courteous and friendly. If you get the pleasure of meeting Alexis, she will greet you with a smile and is very knowledgeable about the area should you have any questions. In addition, Cindy, the manager, is very accommodating to the needs of the guests. Overall, this place cannot be matched for the value it provides.

Room Tip: Room 300 is one of the few rooms that has two windows and it is recently renovated. I would suggest...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HotelManagement14, Manager at Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
We recieved your review and i wanted to say thank you on behalf of the team at Extended Stay Santa Barbara! It is guests like you that make our work so enjoyable and it means a lot to us that you took the time to give us such great feedback about the service and the stay. We look forward to having you back as our guest in the near future. Thanks again.
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

When you can get a hotel with a grab-n-go breakfast, free internet, stove, refrigerator, microwave, and sink for a little bit over $100 a night in Santa Barabara, close to downtown, you have to expect value and not luxurious elegance. The front desk staff was friendly and accomodating despite the fact that she was also the on-site manager and spent her time between the front desk, double-checking each room after housekeeping finished it, and managing deliveries, mail, and the breakfast bar (she managed all of these tasks as we were checking in). It is a bit dated but, again, we were there because of the other offerings. Don't stay here if you want to be in the heart of Santa Barbara and be pampered by the staff but if you are looking for value, traveling with children or pets, need to cook for yourself (runners please take note), then this is the place.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Manager_11525, General Manager at Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
I would like to personally thank you for taking time out to write such nice things about your experience at Extended Stay America Santa Barbara - Calle Real. We strive to provide a "home away from home" experience for all of our guests, no matter if they are staying for a night, a week, or a month. It sounds like we were able to do just that for you, and we are truly honored for your recognition.

Once again, I and the entire staff at our hotel thank you for your very kind words, and we'd love to see you here again. Please don't hesitate to call on me for your future stays here or at any other Extended Stay Hotels(sm) location.
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Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I have been on long term assignment in this area and have stayed most of the time at ESA. I have found the rooms comfortable and even conduct 90% of my business out of the room. The staff is very friendly and professional. The rooms have recently been renovated. The nearly complete kitchen is perfect for the long or short term visitor. The staff is very responsive and any repairs or defects one might find, they immediately try to fix things. The room easily accommodates all my computer business equipment, making conducting business very easy. During my stay here, on at least a half dozen occasions, I have had out of town guests wanting to come down and spend anywhere from a few nights to a week here (Santa Barbara is a very beautiful area). On all occasions they found their stay satisfactory and within budget. You can easily pay more and get less in this area. Again, for the long term business person, it is a comfortable place to hang your hat for a while. I recommend the place and if you do encounter a problem, I have found the staff is most responsive to help fix it and make your stay comfortable as they can.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Manager_11525, General Manager at Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
I would like to thank you for taking time out to share your experience at Extended Stay America Santa Barbara - Calle Real. Our hotel is totally committed to the satisfaction of every guest who walks through our doors, which is why it is so rewarding to get feedback like yours; it tells us that we are delivering on that commitment. Our business is one in which the staff gets to know our guests, who sometimes stay with us for weeks or months. We believe that building a professional, courteous, and accommodating relationship with our customers will continue to bring them back for future stays.

Once again, I and the entire staff at our hotel thank you for your very kind words.
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Menifee, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Even if you don't want an “extended” stay (we were there for just two nights), this place offers excellent value.

Conveniently situated alongside the 101, at the northern end of Santa Barbara, they have recently renovated the rooms, by replacing the older, somewhat tired carpeting and other décor. The large rooms are now brighter and much more inviting, and come with a kitchenette area, comprising full-size fridge/freezer, two-ring stovetop, microwave, and cabinets, complete with crockery and utensils.

The beds are comfortable, the rooms clean, and the front-desk staff are extremely helpful and welcoming.

At around $100 per night, this place really is great value, especially for the Santa Barbara area, and the free parking and free Wi-Fi just put the cap on it. Eat your heart out, you “up-market” hotels!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HotelManagement14, Manager at Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real, responded to this review, December 16, 2012
Thank you for the great review! Receiving such positive feedback from our guests keeps us informed of how we are doing and assists us in keeping our service levels up to and above standard. Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our hotel. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future.
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Address: 4870 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93111
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Location: United States > California > Goleta
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #7 of 9 hotels in Goleta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real 2.5*
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