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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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374 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes overpriced, not too clean, and a bit run down, but it has a pool and is close to everything. We had to carry our bags upstairs some of which were rotten. It has parking but not much else. We walked back from the restaurant and saw a man in a wheelchair sleeping beside the road something we are not... More 

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California City, California
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We were in Carpinteria for a festival and most accommodation required a 2 night stay. We only stayed here as it was the cheapest ($200!) for a night. The room was very comfortable and the front office staff assisted us by changing our room from a smoking to non smoking which was great. The staff were very friendly and if... More 

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Ivanhoff, Thank you for sharing your review. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rates and the inconveniences you experienced. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help us provide a better guest experience in the future. More 

Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Room was smelly Beds are uncomfortable Room was close to the freeway, with no noise isolation AC is not good enough, temperature was 90+ inside Very expensive We will never come back again to this very uncomfortable hotel. Nothing good but the proximity of Santa Barbara.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

An ok place with a modern touch. Very close to the shops and a Mexican restaurant. Great pool with shade and sunbeds. It's clean though no fridge and air condition. There is a sense of insecurity given that anyone can enter the motel from the main road. Good for an overnight stay or two. The Internet was not free!

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Bethel Island, California
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26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

After reading these reviews I have to say that some of these people clearly have never stayed in a Motel 6! This Motel 6 was exactly what it advertised itself to be! The rooms look EXACTLY like they do online, no surprises! I thought it was perfect and the staff was great, no issues there! The rooms and the grounds... More 

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San Francisco, California
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52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night to rest from the drive from SF. It is clean motel, pools area is alright, good location. The room had a horrible smell of cleaning supplies, no hair drier or shampoo. Wouldn't stay here again unless it was a last minute cheap stay to rest.

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Sacramento, California
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82 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We had driven all day from Phoenix to Santa Barbara and checked online for an inexpensive decent hotel and came up with Motel 6. I have shied away from this change because of reputation but we were so tired that we just grabbed it. First off, we got there late and they said they were sold out so our room... More 

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San Ramon, California
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25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

I know it's a motel 6 but really, no shampoo? Come prepared to this one! No hair dryer, noisy, room totally smelled like smoke. I've stayed in much better Motel 6's! Staff was friendly enough but I wouldn't stay here again.

Thank doozi
Corona, CA
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103 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Got there late and the hotel was sold out due to a lacrosse tournament at the local Polo Club. This locations was about 5 mins away so we stayed Friday night. First, it SMELLED like smoke. It was a non-smoking room (according to the sign on the door) but there 2 ashtrays in the room. Hmmmm. Well, it was late... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Me and my boyfriend were on a roadtrip so we only stayed there for 1 night. The hotel is OK, between all the motel options avaliable Motel 6 is not the best one. They never have breakfast or wi-fi. Wouln´d stay there again.

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North

Address: 4200 Via Real, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1222
Location: United States > California > Carpinteria
Price Range: $67 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North 2*
Number of rooms: 124
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