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Pacific Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Just as a disclaimer, I booked this room a week before graduation weekend in Santa Barbara because there wasn't anything else available. I'd never been to a Motel 6 before, but I thought, "How bad could it be?" The day my girlfriend and I were supposed to check in, I called the motel in the afternoon just to make sure...

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3Thank Travis J
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 22 June 2012

My experience was so disconcerting, I left earlier than expected. Trash overflowing in the outside canisters for days on end. Half-empty vodka bottle in the dirt, 4 men in one room around the corner with a barbecue outside their room. Noisy, smokey, sheets were thin and towels were thinner. Could almost see through them. Never again.

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2Thank Yarrow P
Reviewed 22 June 2012

It was OK. Get what you pay for. Only stayed one night. Pro - good free coffee -cheap -close to beach and freeway - no crack heads staying there (from what I saw) Cons - ice machine was broke - not much hot water after 1 shower ( just get in before who ever your with ;) )

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2Thank Travel911xx
Riverside, Ca
Reviewed 17 June 2012

First the good stuff: $200 cheaper than a motel we had looked at in Santa Barbara, no charge for parking, no charge for pets, good size pool. Now, the areas for improvement: thin walls ( we could hear clearly the conversations on both sides of our room AND coming through the wall behind us in the bathroom), noisy street location,...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2012

For those who dont know, NEVER walk in and pay, ALWAYS book on line, even if its an hour before you arrive. We had no choice but ended up paying almost DOUBLE the on line rate! The place is clean, tidy and has plenty of free parking. The pool looked very inviting altho we didn't have time to use it....

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Thank RickyLeeds
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2012

We stayed here for one night as it was a cheaper alternative to staying in nearby Santa Barbara. Our room was spotless and we slept very well. We drove to Santa Barbara for dinner which was about 15-20 minutes away. Would definitely recommend.

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1Thank PurpleHazeUK
San Francisco
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Horrible experience. The room was absolutely beautiful; looked just like the photo's on the website. I'd requested a quiet room as I was traveling with my son who suffers from a mental illness. I was clear about what I needed in the note section of my reservation. When my son & I arrived to our room close to 10p (room...

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2Thank Karleen G
Southern California
Reviewed 15 March 2012

The area around the motel is great. It is about a mile from the beach. We visited the seal sanctuary which was great. There were many newborn pups there and they looked like they were getting swimming lessons from their mothers. There was a docent there to answer questions. The motel was good especially for the price. Pros: 1) Area...

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1Thank Travel_Buff29
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 5 March 2012

We always check in here when we go to carpinteria for the weekend. We were here jan 2012 and now have second thoughts about staying here again. When i turned down the sheets to get in bed, i found questionable stuff in the sheets. Ok, i'm being too nice. There were spots of feces. Human, animal, i don't know. I...

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2Thank azpam16
Mount Vernon, Maine
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We had reason to travel to the Santa Barbara area twice in the past year, both at the last minute. This was our first visit to the area and when we made reservations for our first trip, it was high season. Not only were choices limited but what was available was very expensive. It was with trepidation that we decided...

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South

Address: 5550 Carpinteria Avenue, US 101 North at Bailard Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Region: United States > California > Carpinteria
Price Range: $101 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South 2*
Number of rooms: 138
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“Rooms in the front are a bit noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles tatesd, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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“Ask for a courtyard room by the swimming pool.”
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“Don't go on a three-day weekend. You'll pay triple the price.”
 of 5 bubbles HBRQKing, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Go to the next place and don't stay here. Bad even for a Motel 6.”
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