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Sandyland Reef Inn

4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was on the cheaper side of options in July, that were left to pick from for locations, 'close' to Santa Barbara. Still, it cost around $150 and wasn't really worth the money. Coffee was set up in the lobby only and not much of an effort made. Towels were on the small side and the overall quality of... More 

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Atascadero, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we entered the reception area we knew we in for a bad night. The front desk person was rude and seemed inconvenienced by our presence. She begrudgingly gave us our room key and we entered a smelly old room that hadn't been updated since 1970. The decor consisted of two exact replicas of Monet prints - one... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is extremely loud. If you slept on Times Square in NYC it would be more quiet. The service was nice but very unprofessional. They didn't want to show us rooms (I can't leave twice - is what the girl said when we asked to see a quieter room). We had a payment issue and the manager was not... More 

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Palmdale, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The room, sheets and bathroom was sparkling clean. The staff were cordial and welcoming. The manager, Marcos, even offered me a cup of coffee when the coffee flask at the general area was empty. The area is quiet, and felt safe.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stayed here last night in Room 106, away from the road noise. Spotlessly clean, friendly staff. Walls are a bit thin and we heard footsteps upstairs, but not bad enough to be a problem. Fast wifi. No breakfast, just coffee in the office.

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Los Osos, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This hotel actually exceeded my expectations. On a whim after a massage in Santa Barbara I decided to spend the night at the last minute. After reading some of the reviews I was hesitant but the only alternative was to drive to Ventura for accomodations that weren't in the over 300$ range. The room was clean, bed was triple sheeted... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Little motel near Santa Barbara close to Rincon Point, great location, the rooms are large and well-equiped and the staff really nice! Want to be back to this pretty place face to the mountains and just near the beach!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night ..like I tell everyone You get what you pay for. It's a room ..Simple comfortable, Next to freeway Location good. Didn't see any ants or roaches Bed was comfortable. Had No problems at all. No continental breakfast just coffee. T.V, Laundry facility. All I have to say its a good place I would come back & stay... More 

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Schermbeck, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I ve stayed here two nights. The motel looks more like an old spanish hacienda. It is very green. The outside looks very wellcoming. The rooms are very clean and individuell arrangend. Though it is an older house, the rooms are equipped with modern flat screens. The service was very good. If your on your to santa Barbara it is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights. The second day early in the morning I called to let housekeeping know we didn't need there service and that we needed to get extra pillows since the king size bed only came with two flat pillows and one throw pillow. After we spent the day around town we came back to find indeed they... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Sandyland Reef Inn

Address: 4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Location: United States > California > Carpinteria
Price Range: $83 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandyland Reef Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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