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Guadalupe, California
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

The room was nice and quiet clean they weren't disturbed at all by management or housemaids but we had asked for. Rooms were on slightly on the small side as well as shower but all in all was a great stay in Santa Barbara with my family and had no issues whatsoever we would definitely go back

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TN
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Clean rooms, nice decor. Huge TV. Comfy bed. Friendly staff. Parking could be a pain if fully booked out, but a great place to lay the head at night. Windows open for a breeze to flow through. Convienent to several food places.

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Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight and it was a nice room with a nice big shower! Room was clean and very central to the local area! Staff were friendly and helpful. Left some items in the room and went back and got one thing - left something else and initially made contact with the lobby but haven't been able to get the phone...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed November 15, 2016

After two nights in another motel, we chose to stay here and I'm glad we did. It's an excellent value for Santa Barbara. We chose the king room with Jacuzzi and it was delightful. We actually did not use the Jacuzzi even though it was certainly available in the room. There was an amazing 65" LG TV with HD in...

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

We completed a "reservation request" on Sunset Motel's website for a Queen Room at $75/night. Their auto response is that, "Someone will contact you to confirm the reservation request." After five days with no response, we called and were told "There is no room of that type available at that price." We were instead quoted a price of $229.

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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, personable service hotel. Beautifully decorated room. Complimentary items for day use at the beach, only a few steps away. Convenient access to Anaheim attractions and Pacific Coast highway

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San Jose, California
Reviewed October 11, 2016

The room was o.k. but the mattress was not firm. Also, there is no breakfast room so you take your food from the lobby and eat in your room. Note that the shower/tub floor is slippery and there were no safety rails. I will not be returning.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a cute affordable motel. The room was clean and quiet. It is a lovely family owned motel that has character rather than the corporate cookie cutter ambiance. Although we just spent an overnight on a very busy holiday weekend, we were pleasantly surprised by this little gem.

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Nicely maintained. A little ways from downtown, but easy to travel by car. Reception was pleasant and efficient. Rooms minimalist, but clean and modern. Only issue was the bed. Squeaky and shakey with springs stronger than the mattress. Recommended if you want a break from the boutique pricing in the city center

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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I booked the hotel 2 weeks prior to the stay. A couple of days prior to the stay the room was more than 50% cheaper. Naturally we cancelled the first reservation and re-booked at the lower rate. The front office smelled of curry which is fine I suppose if you are in a restaurant but not a hotel office/lobby. We...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Try a little touch of Santa Barbara hospitality.A nice small motel on upper State Street, the Sunset Motel offers a little touch of warm and friendly Santa Barbara hospitality, without breaking the budget.We are the owners and the innkeepers so we have a personal stake in the motel and in your comfort.Stay close to restaurants, shopping (Macy's and more), and Earl Warren Showgrounds. The bus in front will take you straight to downtown. What’s not to love?We look forward to seeing you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel

Address: 3504 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $121 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Sunset Motel Santa Barbara
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“Room 207 is excellent - with a 65" LG TV”
swolcott, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“I was downstairs, 107, and perfectly quiet, but if you open door or window,, there is a nice water feature outside.”
iambirdlady, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“Parking is limited.”
billd98, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
“book some place else if you can”
jrmontgomery, Feb 24, 2016 | Read review
“go to a different motel”
  • dirty floors-dirt wiped off feet
  • unsafe shower- no grab handle no antislip mat
DavidP890, Aug 12, 2014 | Read review
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