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    Blue Sands Motel

    421 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3645
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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    Traveller (73)
    Room & Suite (41)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good36%
    • Average12%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “ceiling fan” (12 reviews)
    “ocean view” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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        Reviews (258)
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        1 - 5 of 234 reviews

        Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

        My husband and I booked a last minute beach getaway. We were pleasantly surprised with the brand new hotel we arrived at! Blue Sands Motel had great location and enjoyable service. The best part was how fresh and clean the rooms were! We will be...More

        Thank Brittany A
        Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

        This is a small motel that we stayed at for two nights. The rooms were clean and very nice and roomy. We had a full kitchen in our room. I'd highly recommend it. The location was very nice and easy to get to other places...More

        Thank saalfeldk68
        Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

        We had a corner room w and ocean view. Rooms were really clean and bathroom was remodeled. Great ocean breeze at night. The person at the front desk was so nice he called and made reservations for dinner on the water to watch the sunset....More

        Thank Nicole F
        Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

        Stayed in a king with a fireplace, had a nice corner room with an ocean view. It was quiet, and the room was nicely remodeled and clean. I'm glad the weather was mild, as I can see the no AC as an issue on a...More

        Thank CKCsd
        Reviewed 27 September 2016

        We stayed here for 3 days during the last part of September. Our room had two double beds and was quite quaint and cozy. We had a frig, microwave, and even a mini wine frig. The room also had a gas fireplace, but during September...More

        Thank freckles6
        Response from BlueSandsMotel, General Manager at Blue Sands MotelResponded 29 September 2016

        Good Afternoon Freckles6 Thank you very much for taking the time out of your day to review our property during your last visit to Santa Barbara. We really appreciate it. Unfortunately, it’s true as mentioned on our website, as well as the guest confirmation letters...More

        The Wayfarer
        343 reviews
        #17 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
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        2,083 reviews
        #7 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
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        804 reviews
        #14 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
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        1,051 reviews
        #6 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
        Awards & Recognition
        Certificate of Excellence
        • Top amenities
        • Pool
        • Free Parking
        • Beachfront
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Room amenities
        • Air Conditioning
        • Microwave
        • Refrigerator in room
        • Things to do
        • Pool
        • Price range
        • US$198 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Hotel class
        • Hotel Style
        • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
        • #18 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
        • #23 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
        • Room types
        • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
        • Suites ,
        • Kitchenette
        • Number of rooms
        • 11
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        • Location
        • United States >
        • California >
        • Santa Barbara
        • Also Known As
        • Blue Sands Hotel Santa Barbara ,
        • Blue Sands Santa Barbara
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        Traveller (73)
        Room & Suite (41)
        Pool & Beach (10)
        Dining (2)
        Hotel & Grounds (20)
        Bathroom (8)
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        1.82 km away
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        27 September 2016|
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        Response from sillyboyz | Reviewed this property |
        it's a lovely small hotel so as other traveller has said no beer,however plenty of pubs in santa Barbara selling craft beers centre is about 20 minutes walk hope this helps
        Room Tips
        "Room #6 is right at the top of the stairs so we hard a lot of people traffic and noise."
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        "The roomy suite has a park and ocean view."
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        "Up stairs rooms provide the best beach views"
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        "Second floor middle room, Rm. 205(?), has partial oceanview for the same rate as other rooms without."
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