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Sunset Motel

3504 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were planning a very last minute weekend getaway to Santa Barbara this past weekend and every hotel/motel we looked at was either sold out or insanely expensive, but I'm so glad I found the Sunset Motel, they had one room left for a decent price (considering the last minute reservation) so we booked it. The motel itself is located... More 

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Schinnen, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Nice location across the street from one of Santa Barbara's best dining institution...Harrys! The room was nice and we paid roughly 130 for a Monday stay. anything more than this would be too much. Parking is limited and does fill up fast. The continental breakfast consisted of muffins and coffee, nothing to brag about. If you can get into the... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Very comfortable, quiet, convenient, clean & reasonable! Fresh, tasty items for continental breakfast and friendly, helpful staff. Travel brochures handy and the motel is in a lovely setting. Will definitely be back!

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The place is conveniently located (if you come with a car) on the main street of the city, but still a bit away from the downtown, in a quiet neighborhood. We haven't expected much, but the the room was surprisingly clean. There were a couple of minuses though. First, the sink is located outside of the bathroom, a bit separated... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The price of the room was relatively cheap compared to others in Santa Barbara (around $90) during the spring break time. We have stayed here twice now and the second time was even better than the first. Though the room is slightly smaller than most hotels, the bed is SO comfortable (memory foam mattress?) and the TV was very large... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for one night as we're driving up the coast to San francisco. It was all we needed, a nice base to check out santa barbara! The room was small but the bed was very comfy! Nice sized tv. Free wifi. Breakfast was a nice selection, and was nice to be provided with a tray... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

The room seemed clean and the sheets and towels were not "see-through" but that's about all good I can say. The motel is of an earlier vintage if you catch my drift. I think the room was vastly overpriced but for us, it was our last resort.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

The room was already charged at 5:30pm before I had a chance to see the room. It was 151.00 and was NOT the room that was advertised online. My room stunk of mildew and sewage. The fridge was old and leaking and had a towel underneath it that hadnt been changed in a while that might have created part of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Perfect place if you are looking for good price in a hotel that provide to you clean and comfortable room. These small place offers excellent rooms, very simple breakfast, parking and gentle employees. 100% recommended.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The current owners said, Yes, they had bought a standard little motel in distress, and had invested a lot of money in renovating it. Outside, you see a building in fine condition, decorated with rather beautiful new murals. Inside, everything works, the cabinetry is well made, the rooms are comfortable and lovely, the plumbing is top-notch, the paint is fresh,... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $136 - $316 (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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