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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 6 September 2016

That about sums it up. The location is great, the hotel is run down, our room smelled like sewage and the staff was more concerned with their stress levels than the hotel guests being able to check in

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for sharing your feedback with us. While I'm happy to see how much you enjoyed our location, please allow me to apologize that your stay overall did not meet your, or our, expectations. I have shared your points of concern with all necessary departments and we will put action plans in place to improve immediately. What...

Reviewed 6 September 2016

My name is Yoo Kim and we stayed in 4th of Sep at this property. It would have been absolutely perfect if we had not had one experience with the front desk; when we checked in 2:40pm, we were told to wait for the staff to get the room ready and the phone call would be made when it was...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello Yoo Kim, thank you for taking a moment to share your experience with us. Please accept our apologies in being unable to provide your room at check-in time and for not providing updates through the process. We have been working very hard on improving these processes and have in fact just hired a new Front Desk manager who will...

New York, United States
Reviewed 6 September 2016

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The cleaning and valet staffs were amazing, but the front desk staff and management were unorganized and disrespectful. After asking when we booked the room and at check-in to have the same room all three nights, we were locked out of our room, told we had to move rooms, told we didn't have to move, and then had our things...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We reserved 3 nights at this hotel several months early. When we arrived, we were upgraded even though we did not request it. We requested only to have the same room for all 3 nights. My daughter was in a wedding and I was on crutches. On Friday while I was getting ready for the wedding and my daughter was...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

First time at this hotel. Get a room with a balcony facing the beach. It may be an extra charge but well worth it! We loved the design of hotel and enjoyed walking through the hallways with old photos on display. Happy hour by the pool was fantastic! The price as well as the atmosphere cant be beat! The main...

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a Lifetime Platinum Marriott member and gave Hyatt a try for a recent business trip since the Marriott was too far away. I had a nice ocean view and a spacious room with a patio. It's literally across from the beach and is close (but not walkable) to State Street where all the restaurants and bars are located. The...

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Oxnard, California
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great location at east beach for the SB triathlon, not cheap but did not insist on a 2 nite min like others in this area. It fronts on a beautiful net of walking and biking trails; a very safe swim beach is across the street.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have stayed at the Hyatt many times on our trips to Santa Barbara. The reason we choose the Hyatt is that it is across from the beach and close to the college campus we visit several times a year. It has become increasingly expensive. I had enough points to get two nights free, so that made it somewhat more...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover one of the finest hotels in Santa Barbara, California when you stay at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. Built in 1931, our historic hotel welcomes guests with its casual elegance and first-rate service. Detailed with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture blended with modern conveniences, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is a shining gateway to the City of Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera. Discover 176 comfortably-appointed guestrooms, a perfect home base for both leisure and business travelers. Enjoy the warm California sunshine in our heated outdoor pool and enjoy a local beverage at our ocean view pool bar, Mar Vista, work off stress in the spacious fitness center, or enjoy dinner at Marbella Restaurant, serving American cuisine with California flair. A 100% smoke-free hotel, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara also offers amenities like in-room dining, valet and self-parking, valet laundry service, and a business center. With 10,000 square feet of flexible and unique meeting space, offering exquisite culinary selections and the latest in technology, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is ideal for your next corporate event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

Address: 1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly Hotel Mar Monte)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $260 - $750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara 4*
Number of rooms: 171
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Also Known As:
Hyatt Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Hotel
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Avoid the main older building.”
 of 5 bubbles T7316TIroberts, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want to use the pool, I'd recommend staying in the original building.”
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“No idea - mountain = parking, sea = highway/boulevard”
 of 5 bubbles ld299, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“NONE... as they are in deparate need of repair...”
 of 5 bubbles 81gailj, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are going to spend the money, get an ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles F2446RIrogerb, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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