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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was probably the least favourite place in which we stayed on our 4 week trip of California. The staff were friendly but our room was not great, We had a queen deluxe room ( 2 double beds), which was quite small and with our bags it was even smaller. It was hard to get around. We also had to... More 

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Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night in this hotel. The front staff were very friendly and welcoming on arrival. Immediately when you walked into the room the smell of heat and must hit you. The air conditioning unit was noisy and was a distraction when sleeping. The bed and bathroom facilities were sufficient for a later arrival and early check out. Ample parking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good location, staff was friendly. It was expensive for Motel 6 but its Santa Barbara.it was close to $190.00 a night. No microwave, no refrigerator, room was small and cozy. They did offer a free coffee in the lobby. Wi-Fi was $2.99 per day for the room charge they could offer it free.

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Naples, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We came to Santa Barbara during a high traffic weekend. There was limited vacancy everywhere. Motel 6 was the most reasonable option at $262 a night!!!! We grew up on Motel 6; we've had great experiences with the brand. This was the worst motel experience I've ever encountered. The only positives were the front desk clerk and the bus stop... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I knew going in not to have high expectations of a Motel 6 and I knew we only needed a place to sleep for one night so I didn't think it would be as horrible as it was. If I could give zero stars I would. Something seemed wrong right away because the comforters were totally wrinkled but I thought... More 

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Newhall, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

It was a nice room and the price was better than most in Santa Barbara. During my stay the TV only received a few channels. The location is very good, close to restaurants and stores. My wife thought the room was noisy (I am a sound sleeper). Although refrigerators and microwaves are advertised, none were available for our stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Made a last minute weekend trip to Santa Barbara and grabbed the last room at the Motel 6 on State St. And it was pretty much exactly what expected, if not slightly better. The rooms are small and sparse, with kind of a retro-futurism look. (for those who are Sci-Fi fans, think Space 1999). Bathrooms and tubs are large, but... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I took a spur of the moment to Santa Barbara and finding the rates at other hotels ridiculously high, i deduced to chance at stay at a "down market" motel like the Motel 6. My expectations were low and sadly this location did not meet those low expectations. The sheets looked like they needed replacement long ago, there were hairs... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street, responded to this review

Dear Jason, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Our standards for quality rest on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I've been staying here for 2 years now when I come to my vacation in Santa Barbara and my husband and I have never have a complaint, sheets are clean and the service was nice and its on state street so what else can we asked for. And ill be staying her next year and the year after that as... More 

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

I recently stay at Motel 6, in Santa Barbara on State St/El Camino North. I kinda a snob and wouldn't normally stay at this type of hotel/motel. I do have to admit I was pleasantly surprised. Check in time at 3:00 pm, however, I was allowed to check in at 11:30 (yeah) the room was nice and clean and the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street

Address: 3505 State St, US 101/El Camino North at SR 225/Los Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2627
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $104 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street 2*
Number of rooms: 59
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Motel Six Santa Barbara
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