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“Amazing Staycation destination” 5 of 5 stars
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The Goodland
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5650 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117 (Formerly Hotel Goleta)   |  
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Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Goleta
Los Angeles, California
1 review
“Amazing Staycation destination”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

so excited to find this cool hip place in the heart of the Santa Barbara area. My wife and I love doing quick trips out of Los Angeles and never really had Santa Barbara on he radar until now. We will define tell be back to this hotel. Great set up. Gorgeous views of the Mountains. Vibrate bar and lounge area and the rooms had old school working record players complete with a set list. They really put effort into making this place feel unique and special

Stayed October 2014, traveled with friends
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I think when all the construction is done this hotel will be worth it's higher "Kimpton" pricing, but until then they should plan on giving their customers a break because of their mess. And I mean a break in everything.

When a guest checks into a room, provide a clean room not one with bootmarks everywhere if a construction crew walked thru, which it clearly did, as the whole facility was under a heavy remodeling process. In the mean time, give the guest a break.

That paragraph described my first impression of the room I was assigned. That being said, the important things were clean: the bed sheets, towels, etc. But the room itself with its modern furnishings looked like it was just completed recently but was not ready for a guest to check into it as it wasn't fully clean. Again, while I was grateful for the clean bed and towels the filthy carpet, walls and shower tiles made me think a new room was warranted. I mean the furnishings looked all modern and if everything was just given a quick clean, the room would have been spectacular. But nope....it was as if it was quickly constructed and then forgotten about.

The room was missing some of the basics on top of that: no alarm clock, a TV remote that needed new batteries and no running water. I called numerous times to ask for a new room. That was denied so I kept calling to ask for them to turn on the hot water, etc.

Eventually that was met late that evening, but in all honesty if you can't treat a customer right don't expect them to pay full price.

Again, once this hotel and it's adjacent restaurant / bar is open this will be an amazing facility, until then it doesn't deserve to be affiliated with the KIMPTON attitude until it cleans it's act up and make up to its guests during the construction process.

Stayed September 2014, traveled on business
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Additional Information about The Goodland

Address: 5650 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117 (Formerly Hotel Goleta)
Location: United States > California > Goleta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Goleta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Goodland 4*
Number of rooms: 158
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Santa Barbara - Goleta Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Holiday Inn

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