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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

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Paris France
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Reviewed 26 November 2011

First off, the room, although very basic (no coffee maker in the room !), was decent sized, clean and comfortable. It is also just across the road from East Beach. However... - there is no breakfast, and nowhere to get breakfast without taking the car for a 10 minute drive down to West Beach. Except for one good but expensive... More 

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Spreitenbach
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

Location is great - but also the price for a Motel 6 (105 plus tax) is very high. New remodeled rooms, but 2 bed room was way to small. One bed direct on the aircondition (you will not be able to but a finger between aircondition and bed) and the other one right on the wall. If you will find... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2011

Well except that it costs $140.00 a night to stay here, but this is Santa Barbara and it does not get cheaper. The rooms are remodeled with the fake hardwood floors and the european decor. The rooms are smaller than a normal Motel 6 location but nicer. Check in/out was very quick and I had no issues. The floors might... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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Reviewed 14 September 2011

I booked this Motel 6 for a Saturday night in July in Santa Barbara. There are very few options in Santa Barbara this time of year to book a hotel for a Saurday night only, most require the Friday be booked as well. Also, the rates this time of year are extremely high, as was evidenced by the $192 we... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 September 2011

My husbdand and I stayed at Motel 6 Beach Santa Barbara 1 night in June. We arrived late as we came from San Francisco. We needed a "cheap" hotel to sleep and leave early the next morning. This hotel is perfect if you are looking for a clean, modern and relatively cheap accommodation. Santa Barbara hotels are very expensive. Motel... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 1 September 2011

We stayed here in August and had a bit of a crazy time. We checked in around 7 pm, but when we went to the room, to our surprise, it was not ready. No linens, not cleaned except garbage emptied. The manager offered to clean it for us, but we declined thinking that it may not be cleaned as well... More 

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Milton Keynes
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Reviewed 29 August 2011

Great location and OK for one night. Went becasue it was recommended in Fodor ..... Only good thing was ,location.

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NY, NY
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Reviewed 25 August 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed here one night on our drive from SF to LA. It was perfect for what we needed. The room is quite small and was a bit loud at night, but nothing that couldn't be tolerated for 1- 2 nights. If you are going to SB for relaxation and staying a bit longer, I would say... More 

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Eindhoven
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2011

I mainly booked a room at this Motel 6 because of the location -right next to the beach- and all other hotels/motels in that area of Santa Barbara were already fully booked. The price wasn't even that much of an issue, had I found another hotel close by for under $250 a night, I would likely have stayed there instead.... More 

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Irvine, CA
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Reviewed 29 July 2011

This was the best rate by half of the nearby options and the room was extremely clean and contemporary. We were all pleasantly surprised and happy with our decision.

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

Address: 443 Corona Del Mar, US 101/El Camino South at Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $129 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Upstairs is good, but no elevator. So be ready to carry the bags.”
 of 5 bubbles Nemothelonely, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beach view is nice, but the Mt's are nice too.”
 of 5 bubbles 292elizabethb, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you have bags to move get a ground floor room not lift here”
 of 5 bubbles nglenjarman, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“To get a good room go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles gerardg851, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I was in Room 204. Had the ocean view. Most do not.”
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