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    Blue Sands Motel

    421 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3645
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent51%
    • Very good34%
    • Average12%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

    We just stayed for our honeymoon and loved it. The room is inviting and romantic, the wine fridge was great for all our wine we bought during our walking wine tour, the bathroom is clean and the shower was great. We had room 8 on...More

    Thank Jennifer P
    Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

    Great location to Beach! We had second floor room. Room we got was beautifully updated bathroom and room for 2! Has coffee, tea, coffee pot, fridge, microwave, iron, ironing board (important when traveling by car and clothes get mashed), 46 or 48" flat screen tv....More

    1  Thank Darie702
    Reviewed 23 April 2016

    Our room, number 105, was nice. The good points: clean, nice bed linens, big window with a view, small frig, microwave, wine frig, nice bathroom with a great shower, despite the severe drought status in Santa Barbara. The hotel is very close to the beach...More

    1  Thank Eve T
    Reviewed 13 April 2016

    Admittedly leery about staying in a non-chain hotel ~ this property surpassed every expectation! Not only clean... But, cutely designed rooms were small, but intelligently designed for storage. Value for SBA area, beyond amazing!!!! Thank you, Blue Sands for this amazing opportunity to see my...More

    Thank Janet-Walsh1
    Response from BlueSandsMotel, Manager at Blue Sands MotelResponded 15 April 2016

    Hello Ms Walsh, Thank you very much for sharing your positive experience at the Blue Sands Motel and in Santa Barbara. It was a pleasure having you here and we are glad we were able to accommodate you at the last minute. We hope you...More

    Reviewed 31 March 2016

    Only a block from the beach, friendly helpful staff. We enjoyed our time at Blue Sands. The kitchen was really nice, had everything we needed. My children enjoyed the pool, nice temperature. We accidentally left a couple items, they're shipping them UPS to us in...More

    Thank Serena Walls S
    Response from BlueSandsMotel, Manager at Blue Sands MotelResponded 15 April 2016

    Dear Serena, Thank you for your nice review. We are really happy you enjoyed your stay with us. The weather has really been great this year and the pool is always a big hit with the children. We are glad that we were able to...More

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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
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    "Room twelve great views"
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    "Ask for a room with ocean view."
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    "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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