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    Ala Mar Motel

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    102 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3505
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    Overview
    • Excellent7%
    • Very good15%
    • Average21%
    • Poor17%
    • Terrible40%
    Jan 15, 2017
    “Low quality motel”
    Jul 22, 2016
    “"Rustic, Nostalgic Fake Out", It's Great!!!!”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 123 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Wretched place - dark, dingy, depressing, don't stay there. Costs as much as good hotels nearby. We couldn't wait to get out. Only advantage was adjoining free car parking and they let us leave the car there all day.

    2  Thank MRS B F
    Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

    Good location by the beach and parking lot. No internet available. The room was smelly and the duvet was even more smelly. Bedsheets had not been ironed ( or they were used!). Expensive for what it offers.

    Thank ARZ1967
    Reviewed August 8, 2016

    Ala Mar Motel - Santa Barbara Having made no prior reservations for Santa Barbara, we just wanted to find somewhere cheap and cheerful for a 2 night stay for our 2 and a half weeks across the USA. We stumbled (unfortunately) across the Ala Mar...More

    2  Thank Amy1218
    Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

    My wife "had business to take care of", in Santa Barbara. This was our second, but first time at Ala Mar Motel. To be honest, I was expecting what pictures others have posted, and what people rated it (2 1/2). There were only two rooms...More

    1  Thank Earl S
    Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

    The hotel is right on the beach, cannot get any better than this regarding location :) our room was clean and tidy. The Irish gentleman at the reception was nice and gave us some tips on where to go / what to do around the...More

    Thank KELLYMS14
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • $180 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #16 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
    • Also Known As
    • Ala Mar Hotel Santa Barbara ,
    • Ala Mar Santa Barbara
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