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21 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3802
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Family owned since 1976, Marina Beach Motel is located in the heart of Santa Barbara's harbor, wharf, and beach district. At only a half block from the beach, Marina Beach Motel is the ideal spot for couples, families and the occasional lone traveler to immerse themselves in the beauty and leisure of Santa Barbara. At Marina Beach Motel, we understand the importance of providing excellent amenities at an affordable price. We focus our efforts on catering to the needs of the customer while striving for a high level of satisfaction, making us one of the best places to stay in Santa Barbara. Our dedicated, family-owned business promises to become one of your favorite vacation spots in California.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Room features
Air conditioning
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Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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we loved our last minute stay at this motel! Free bikes and breakfast and incredible hospitality. Definitely coming back to stay here! 5 stars. The place was clean and extremely close to the beach. Would recommend 10/10
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Response from Dan Warren, Owner at Marina Beach Motel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon!
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For 25 years I have been visiting this motel. Its in an ideal location. Close enough to a very short walk to the beach, yet far enough off the main road to be quiet and peaceful. The motel staff and General Manager Kevin Sheffield are front and center to handle any and all guest needs. As a bonus - they are extremely pet friendly and charge a very reasonable amount to include your loving companion. I would recommend the Marina Beach anytime.
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Response from Dan Warren, Owner at Marina Beach Motel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Dan! We're so glad you've enjoyed your stays with us and we hope to see you again soon!
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It is rare to consistently be greeted by people who are smiling, arranging early check in, offering free bikes to borrow, delicious local coffees they make fresh all day, and warm cookies in the afternoon. All reception staff were kinder and more courteous than most in the hospitality industry. Room was stylish and comfortable, with a luxurious bathroom. Location is perfect...close to the beach but away from the noise. Nice Italian-style breakfast with fresh pastries, yogurt, cereal, fruit to eat on a lovely patio or swing. A class act with truly exceptional people.
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Response from Dan Warren, Owner at Marina Beach Motel
Responded Mar 24, 2020
Thank you so much, Gina! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are glad you enjoyed your stay! Please visit again!
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We really enjoyed the Marina Beach Motel. It was friendly, helpful, and welcoming. It is close to State St. and the beach. The units were clean and the kitchenette was well stocked. Fellow guests were also friendly.
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Response from Dan Warren, Owner at Marina Beach Motel
Responded Mar 17, 2020
Thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again!
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When planning our family vacation, I wanted to avoid as many major chains as possible. The classic motor court is getting harder to find. Fortunately, the Marina Beach Motel delivers a retro experience with modern amenities. From comfortable beds to a thoroughly modern shower (with perfect water pressure), Marina Beach offers comfort and convenience without the corporate sameness found in chain hotels. The desk clerks were friendly, there’s free breakfast, and the Internet was great. My only complaint: parking is tight, especially if you’re stuck with a minivan that parks like a bus. 😬😉
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Response from Dan Warren, Owner at Marina Beach Motel
Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thank you so much for your review! We greatly appreciate your kind words and feedback and we hope you'll visit us again!
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PRICE RANGE
$127 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
marina beach hotel santa barbara, marina beach santa barbara
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSanta Barbara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marina Beach Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Marina Beach Motel?
Nearby attractions include MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation (0.3 miles), Carriage & Western Art Museum (0.10 miles), and Waterfront (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Marina Beach Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Marina Beach Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Marina Beach Motel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Marina Beach Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marina Beach Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Toma Restaurant and Bar, The Brewhouse, and Sambo's Restaurant.
Is Marina Beach Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Santa Barbara.
Are pets allowed at Marina Beach Motel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Marina Beach Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Casa del Herrero (3.7 miles), Old Mission Santa Barbara (2.3 miles), and Casa de la Guerra (0.8 miles).
Is Marina Beach Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.