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Ramada Santa Barbara
Ranked #27 of 52 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

What we enjoyed:
That breakfast included protein - big deal for us.
Pleasant seating options for breakfast.
Calm view into the garden from our balcony.
Quiet corridors & doors.ll

Far enough from freeway to be quiet.
A mirror in the room near a socket so I can curl my hair while husband takes a shower. :)
Effective drapes.

Responsive heating.
Appliances being in a cupboard reduced the light & sound from them.
Roominess.
Comfy beds & pillows.

Couple of annoyances:
Having to log on to WiFi every day.
Powdered creamer curdled black tea - unusual.

Room Tip: The rooms overlooking the garden are quiet with a restful view of the lagoon. We were upstairs so c...
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Green Features: They work well. We highly approve of the practice.
  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Sonja C
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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review, February 6, 2014
Dear Sonya C,

Thank you for so much for your detailed 5 Star review of our beautiful locally owned and operated hotel. We take great pride in everything that we do here and one thing is for sure, our guests always come first.

Please keep sharing us with all of your family, friends, co-workers, and fellow travelers as we strive to provide the best value to our guests during their stays with us.
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Orinda
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

Was there 3 nights and requested and extra blanket after the first. It never came. No adequate ventilation in bathroom although was told they have it.
Overly big and firm pillows.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Lynda H
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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review, February 6, 2014
Dear Lynda H,

We are sorry to read that you did not have the exceptional experience that all of our other guests experience. There is no excuse for our staff not bringing an extra blanket to your room, and we will be sure to look into that. We only offer VIP Service to our guests and that is just not acceptable to us.

We do hope that upon your next visit to beautiful Santa Barbara you will once again choose to stay with us and hopefully experience our VIP Service .
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Additional Information about Ramada Santa Barbara

Property: Ramada Santa Barbara
Address: 4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1309
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#14 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#19 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#24 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ramada Santa Barbara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 126
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Top Ramada Hotel in all of North America by Ramada Worldwide in September of 2016. The Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Best of the Best for 6 continuous by Ramada Worldwide. Green Certified by Santa Barbara County Green Business, Gold Certified by Audubon International, Environmentalist award from California Green Lodging Program. The Ramada Santa Barbara is Locally owned and Operated, Centrally located, known as the Best Value Hotel in the Greater Santa Barbara/Goleta area, and can often times save you hundreds of dollars over competing hotels in the downtown or beach areas. We pride ourselves on only offering VIP Service throughout your stay. The Ramada offers all guests, a Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast with made to order waffles, Free Wi-Fi-, Free Parking, Three Electric Car Charging Stations, free shuttle to and from SBA, Amtrak, and SB Airbus, and a magnificent Year Round Solar Heated Pool & Whirlpool where the water temperature is always perfect. Every room offers a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, premium cable and Free HBO, personal safe, comfortable high quality bed, iron & ironing board, voicemail, hairdryer, work desk, Free local calls, and private patio or balcony. Plus the Ramada offers a full business center. The Ramada Santa Barbara is just minutes away from everything in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area. Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) and University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are just 6 minutes away, downtown and the Santa Barbara beaches are just 10-12 minutes away. Rest, Relax, or Unwind around our lush tropical gardens and lagoons that are home to ducks, turtles, KOI, & goldfish. The Ramada Santa Barbara Value Pass let's you to Feel Like a Local by saving you up to $650.00 when you take advantage of all the discounts we offer. 2 for 1 Wine tasting, 2 for 1 to the Santa Barbara Zoo & Maritime Museum, Discounts to ATV Mountain Rides, Santa Barbara Helicopter, Museums, Attractions, Beach Horseback rides, Chumash Casino, Restaurants, and much more. Some discounts might change or be discontinued so please check with front desk staff. ... more   less 
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Ramada Limited Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
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