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Carmel, California
Reviewed 17 December 2014

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 December 2014

The grounds are pretty with the little duck pond. The room seemed very cozy. I was disappointed to find out that there were no elevators. I didn't like the fact that housekeeping didn't change the linens from the sofa pull out or the fact that I had to request clean towels for our 2nd night stay.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear 113celenac, Thank you mentioning how beautiful our lush tropical gardens and freshwater lagoons are and how much you and your family enjoyed them. Everyone loves our wildlife with all of our ducks, turtles, Koi, and goldfish. People love being able to have a place to rest, relax, and unwind from all of their busy days. The Ramada Santa Barbara...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed here with our 7mth old & 3yr old. Rooms were very dated but reasonably clean. Breakfast was included, and basic but certainly adequate. Beautiful gardens and good staff. No complaints, as its one of the best priced hotels in Santa Barbara.

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Dear Rebecca C, Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at the Ramada Santa Barbara. We are known as the Best Value Hotel in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area because we are able to save our guests hundreds on their room rates. Plus we have the Ramada Santa Barbara Value Pass where guests can save up to $650.00 by...

Grover Beach, California
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Our stay at the Santa Barbara Ramada exceeded our expectations. For a very reasonable price we expected a nice room. What we got was much better. The room was very nice. Each room has a patio/sitting area outside the sliding glass door. Next to the pool is a pond with several ducks. And all of the staff were first rate....

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear 426xeniab, Thank you so much for your perfect 5 Star Review and for giving us 5 Stars for Value, Location, Sleep Quality, Rooms, Cleanliness, and Service. We pride ourselves on giving our guests VIP treatment throughout each and every stay with us and it looks like we accomplished our goal. We are known as the Best Value Hotel in...

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Reviewed 9 December 2014

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La Mesa
Reviewed 5 December 2014

This hotel is a great location for myself to stay. I stay when I have to be at work late or extra early. I live an hour away. I just wish I could get a bigger price break on being local or working local! Thank you will stay again ! p.s. the cookies are great! Tami

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Tami, Thank you so much for always choosing to stay with us here at the Ramada Santa Barbara. We would love to work out a special local discount for you just like we have for many in our community who work late and instead of driving home, would rather choose to stay with us. We are locally owned and...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 December 2014

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This property is well maintained, clean, comfortable and affordable. While it is an older facility, it has been maintained and we had all of the expected amenities. The front desk staff were helpful, the breakfast was generous and plentiful, and the ducks on the pond were an added delight.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Mary D, Thank you so much for giving us 5 Stars for Value, Location, Cleanliness, and Service. We pride ourselves on always having a clean and comfortable room for all of our guests. As you mention, we are an older hotel but one with charm. We have amazing lush tropical gardens, freshwater lagoons with ducks, turtles, Koi and it...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Room was dark even with the lights on and the curtains open. Pillows were uncomfortable. People smoking all over the grounds and in the room underneath ours even though the property is listed as nonsmoking. Complimentary breakfast was all sweet carbs and shampoo, conditioners were dinky.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear MarkaM8154UM, We are sorry to read that you were disappointed in your stay with us and wish that your stay would have been like most of our other guest stays, perfectly enjoyable. Unfortunately there are times when our guests are not use to our top of the line pillows or beds and they can seem a bit uncomfortable until...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The Ramada is an adequate hotel for a short stay. The room was exceptionally clean and the bed was fairly comfortable. They have a decent continental breakfast with the usual fare - yogurt, hard boiled eggs, mixed fruit, waffles, cereals and other assorted carbs. The front desk staff are friendly and check-in and check-out were a breeze. On the downside,...

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Dear Freqtravelerati, Thank you for mentioning how clean and comfortable your room was when you selected to stay with us at the Ramada. We also appreciate you mentioning how wonderful our staff was to you, they pride themselves on only offering VIP Treatment and by your account, that is exactly what you received. Because of our central location you probably...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Top Ramada Hotel in all of North America by Ramada Worldwide in September of 2016. The Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Best of the Best for 6 continuous by Ramada Worldwide. Green Certified by Santa Barbara County Green Business, Gold Certified by Audubon International, Environmentalist award from California Green Lodging Program. The Ramada Santa Barbara is Locally owned and Operated, Centrally located, known as the Best Value Hotel in the Greater Santa Barbara/Goleta area, and can often times save you hundreds of dollars over competing hotels in the downtown or beach areas. We pride ourselves on only offering VIP Service throughout your stay. The Ramada offers all guests, a Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast with made to order waffles, Free Wi-Fi-, Free Parking, Three Electric Car Charging Stations, free shuttle to and from SBA, Amtrak, and SB Airbus, and a magnificent Year Round Solar Heated Pool & Whirlpool where the water temperature is always perfect. Every room offers a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, premium cable and Free HBO, personal safe, comfortable high quality bed, iron & ironing board, voicemail, hairdryer, work desk, Free local calls, and private patio or balcony. Plus the Ramada offers a full business center. The Ramada Santa Barbara is just minutes away from everything in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area. Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) and University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are just 6 minutes away, downtown and the Santa Barbara beaches are just 10-12 minutes away. Rest, Relax, or Unwind around our lush tropical gardens and lagoons that are home to ducks, turtles, KOI, & goldfish. The Ramada Santa Barbara Value Pass let's you to Feel Like a Local by saving you up to $650.00 when you take advantage of all the discounts we offer. 2 for 1 Wine tasting, 2 for 1 to the Santa Barbara Zoo & Maritime Museum, Discounts to ATV Mountain Rides, Santa Barbara Helicopter, Museums, Attractions, Beach Horseback rides, Chumash Casino, Restaurants, and much more. Some discounts might change or be discontinued so please check with front desk staff. ... more   less 

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Address: 4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1309
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $186 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ramada Santa Barbara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 126
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Also Known As:
Ramada Limited Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Ramada
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#14 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#19 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#24 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Second floor has nice view looking over ponds/tropical landscape.”
 of 5 bubbles jziris, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the lower deck with access to the pond.”
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“Not by the freeway!”
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“Ask for a floor on the top level.”
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“ask for rooms towards the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles guidow370, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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