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Oakland, CA
Reviewed 8 December 2015

"Best in class" because La Quinta Santa Barbara is an old-style California motel which has been beautifully upgraded. Its exterior layout--three floors, plus a one-level extension--remind me of traveling through California more than 40 yrs ago, stopping at the cleanest looking roadside motel for the night. The La Quinta interior rooms are likewise "boxy"--no little alcoves--just a huge rectangular bedroom/sitting...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic and gracious review! I'm honored that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and will be back in the summer. We so greatly appreciate your kind words regarding the hotel grounds, room and most importantly, the staff. Lathan and the rest of the staff really make the hotel best in our class. Have...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Stayed in the hotel one night. Check in friendly, efficient and without problems, same with checkout. Nice reception area, breakfast area is part of the same facilities. The breakfast is spartan, scrambled eggs, bacon, cereal and waffle. Will probably never get used to eating in hotels of paper plates and plastic cutlery. The room was big enough. The bed ok,...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review of the hotel! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our wonderful location and our recently renovated reception area. The staff and I wish you safe travels this holiday season.

Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We choose this hotel because of its location and the location does not disappoint. It is perfectly located right on State street. And easy walk to most of the sights in Santa Barbara. It is about a 25 minute walk from the ocean but plenty of shopping, restaurants, wine tastings places, and bars along the route. The parking is free....

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review of the hotel! I am thrilled you enjoyed our wonderful location and you found your room clean and comfortable. The staff and I wish you the best and hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Novato
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Came to tour UCSB. Our choices were few due to "Buddy" (yellow lab). Booked here mainly because reviews overall were pretty good, and we were very happy with our one night stay. Yes, it's a motel, but one of the nicest looking motels I've ever seen. Room was clean and comfortable. Bed was comfy (pull out sofa not as much)...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

I am so excited we will now be your go to hotel when visiting UCSB. I am pleased Buddy and yourself enjoyed the room,breakfast and that you found the staff accommodating.The staff and I cant wait to have you stay with us again!

Santa Cruz, CA
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We loved our stay here, clean, quiet room overlooking the pool. Adequate complimentary breakfast, close to restaurants and activities. Santa Barbara is a very expensive town, so this hotel met our budget and our needs.

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your pleasant stay with us! I am elated that you enjoyed the breakfast and your quiet room.The staff and I hope to welcome you back again in the near future, until then we wish you the best.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

This is about 1.5 miles from the water but on the bustling shopping and restaurant filled State St. It was great to have 10-15 dining options with in a 10 minute walk. The lobby is very cool and modern. The rooms are reasonably updated. We had a king suite and the bed was comfortable, the sofa bed was just okay,...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your fabulous stay with us. I am so excited you enjoyed our newly renovated lobby and comfortable king bed.The staff and I look forward to having you and your pet stay with us again.

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Stayed for one night on a road trip along the coast. Room was lovely, extremely clean and modern, with lots of nice touches. The AC unit was very noisy at night, as was he fridge so we had to switch both off, which was disappointing. Good location.

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel and your appreciation of the appearance of our rooms. We're in the process of updating our guest rooms with new A/C units which will reduce noise levels. If you're travels ever bring you back to Santa Barbara we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back.

Chapel Hill, NC
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Wonderful location. Very friendly staff. In pricey and often disappointing Santa Barbara, this hotel shines. Large comfortable rooms. Always friendly and helpful staff. Very good value and comfy beds. Easy walk to State street action, easy parking and lots of choices in restaurants within easy walk. Best of all they make me feel like a valued guest every time.

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review of the hotel! I am elated that you found everyone friendly and helpful. The staff and I look forward to serving you again and welcoming you back to your "home away from home.'

Las Vegas, United States
Reviewed 26 October 2015

An older motel that had been remodeled; expensive but Santa Barbara is VERY expensive; beautiful, spacious bathroom. Located close to best restaurant area; FREE parking, a plus for Santa Barbara; Hwy 101 fairly easy to access...would stay again

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the hotel! I am so happy you got to enjoy the remodel along with our spacious bathrooms. I appreciate you choosing to stay with us and we hope to serve you again in the future.

Seattle, Washington, USA
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The new rooms were fantastic. The hotel is very nice. The location is even better. I had a bit of a concern with one aspect of my stay but the manager contacted me quickly. I think his dedication to ensuring we were satisfied with the stay is a good indication of their service. The room was very clean. The beds...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind word's and review of the hotel. I appreciate your willingness to speak with me and address the concerns you had. I am elated you found the rooms to be clean and enjoyed the comfortable bed's. We hope to see you next time your travels bring you to Santa Barbara.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara hotel is the perfect location for you to enjoy the sunny American Riviera and the fabulous State Street shopping area. This California boutique La Quinta Inn & Suites hotel is located conveniently on State Street within walking distance to many boutique shops, restaurants, and entertainment! The...See more Santa Barbara CA hotel provides a convenient hub for your work or vacation travel. We are equipped with free high speed wireless Internet service, a business center, free local calls and a helpful front desk staff to make your stay enjoyable. Find time to relax in our outdoor swimming pool and bring home a beautiful tan your friends will envy. Take a stroll down the famed State Street and shop to your heart's content! The local electric trolley will take you between the hotel, the beach, and the shopping area for a nominal fee. After a long day out on the town relax in your room on the brand new mattresses with luxurious bedding to wake up refreshed and ready for the day. Book online or call today for reservations at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara hotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

Address: 1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2519
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $245 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Days Inn And Suites Santa Barbara
Days Inn & Suites Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#19 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for room that faces the pool”
 of 5 bubbles SandyS384, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“request upper floor and in quiet location for less noise”
 of 5 bubbles kariensean, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“top floor quieter”
 of 5 bubbles SabaRIf, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“top floor, we had 330”
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“We were on the street side but didn't seem particularly noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles HonestWayne, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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