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Sandyland Reef Inn

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Reviewed September 2, 2013

On a road trip with my boyfriend; we needed something low cost and comfortable. The reviews weren't tragic so we gave it a go. We're happy with our choice. It's the most affordable place in the area. The other hotels/motels are $25+ at this moment. Decent wifi connection, older tv, remodeled bathroom, very used pillows. We were happily surprised by...

1Thank Jennifer V
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed July 22, 2013

I'll keep it short and sweet. This is a budget hotel for not so budget prices (even for So Cal). It should be about $65 per night and is more than double that price. The linens were clean and so was the bathroom. Older TV, small beds. Your typical low end hotel that you stay in when you are in...

2Thank tkluvs2read64
Palm Desert, California
Reviewed July 19, 2013

rolled into Santa Barbara around 7:30PM and decided to stay for a day. hit the internet for a cheap overnite hotel, and found out that doesn't exist in Santa Barbara. Only cheap hotels were all 25+ miles away, except for the sandy land reef inn. decided to grab it, because it was only 10 min away. easy access from the...

Thank brent m
Houston, Texas
Reviewed June 30, 2013

We checked in on June 19, 2013 for one night. We needed a cheap place to crash after our drive from Yosemite. I fell asleep fully clothed on one bed while watching TV. My wife crashed in the other bed. In the morning after we checked out and were heading to LA she complained of several skin irritations which caused...

Thank chamaco96
Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at sandy land as a pitstop en route to Santa Barbara. We stayed in a room that had a lovely new bathroom and a huge comfy bed, slept so well in it!! There are renovations going on in other rooms, but this really didn't bother us. Carpenteria is really small, so small it doesn't have it's own taxi...

Thank kateasmith
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed May 14, 2013

newly remodeled rooms hot tub pool lowest price in town weekly rates I suppose for the area you cant get a better deal all the rooms are non smoking and they have safe parking with video surveillance and free coffee I would stay there again.

1Thank lazarus i
Reviewed May 3, 2013

The staff is very attentive to their customer's needs, as they renovate the rooms to upgrade the accommodations for upcoming summer guests. I appreciate the manager's and staff's efforts to make my stay enjoyable and comfortable,

1Thank Juliette B
Solana Beach, California
Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Second time I stayed here in the past three years. Last time it was under construction and this time is was too!! My room was ok but the shower leaked and seemed to Be coming from the room above. Wonder what's on the walls. Still I guess it's ok if you have a low budget.

Thank DPMeadows
Reviewed March 10, 2013

This property, the Sandyland Reef Inn was in my view recently upgraded and continues to improve its facility. The manager, Mr. Ruiz, is highly competent and is able to speak frankly and to the point about this facility. Housekeeping/maintenance, as well as the front dek/reception, should be commended for their competence and hospitality. There is a large designated smoking area...

1Thank Timothy b
Millbrae, California
Reviewed February 16, 2013

We enjoyed our stays at the Sandyland Reef Inn. It's affordable rates and the hotel staff had excellent service, specially, the desk lady's name Ivonete was friendly and very helpful! The room was clean.

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

Additional Information about Sandyland Reef Inn

Address: 4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Location: United States > California > Carpinteria
Price Range: $61 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandyland Reef Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for an upstairs room.”
stevelF4914HE, 6 days ago | Read review
“Run away from this place”
mariemN8061PE, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room, towards the rear of the property, away from the freeway.”
katubaldy, Jul 13, 2016 | Read review
“Great location, great staff and clean.”
Mpalyenkana, May 24, 2016 | Read review
“We had a handicap room b/c it was the only one available. Wide door into the bathroom with grab bars near toilet and in the tub/shower.”
Cindy_SunCityWest_AZ, May 15, 2016 | Read review
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