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Sandyland Reef Inn

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This hotel was on the cheaper side of options in July, that were left to pick from for locations, 'close' to Santa Barbara. Still, it cost around $150 and wasn't really worth the money. Coffee was set up in the lobby only and not much of an effort made. Towels were on the small side and the overall quality of...

Thank katubaldy
Atascadero, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment we entered the reception area we knew we in for a bad night. The front desk person was rude and seemed inconvenienced by our presence. She begrudgingly gave us our room key and we entered a smelly old room that hadn't been updated since 1970. The decor consisted of two exact replicas of Monet prints - one...

Thank teaglet
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The hotel is extremely loud. If you slept on Times Square in NYC it would be more quiet. The service was nice but very unprofessional. They didn't want to show us rooms (I can't leave twice - is what the girl said when we asked to see a quieter room). We had a payment issue and the manager was not...

Thank limonka
Palmdale, California
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The room, sheets and bathroom was sparkling clean. The staff were cordial and welcoming. The manager, Marcos, even offered me a cup of coffee when the coffee flask at the general area was empty. The area is quiet, and felt safe.

Thank Mpalyenkana
Sun City West, Arizona
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We stayed here last night in Room 106, away from the road noise. Spotlessly clean, friendly staff. Walls are a bit thin and we heard footsteps upstairs, but not bad enough to be a problem. Fast wifi. No breakfast, just coffee in the office.

Thank Cindy_SunCityWest_AZ
Los Osos, CA
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This hotel actually exceeded my expectations. On a whim after a massage in Santa Barbara I decided to spend the night at the last minute. After reading some of the reviews I was hesitant but the only alternative was to drive to Ventura for accomodations that weren't in the over 300$ range. The room was clean, bed was triple sheeted...

Thank Laurie S
Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Little motel near Santa Barbara close to Rincon Point, great location, the rooms are large and well-equiped and the staff really nice! Want to be back to this pretty place face to the mountains and just near the beach!

Thank OPoca
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night ..like I tell everyone You get what you pay for. It's a room ..Simple comfortable, Next to freeway Location good. Didn't see any ants or roaches Bed was comfortable. Had No problems at all. No continental breakfast just coffee. T.V, Laundry facility. All I have to say its a good place I would come back & stay...

1Thank SanditheJedi
Schermbeck, Germany
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I ve stayed here two nights. The motel looks more like an old spanish hacienda. It is very green. The outside looks very wellcoming. The rooms are very clean and individuell arrangend. Though it is an older house, the rooms are equipped with modern flat screens. The service was very good. If your on your to santa Barbara it is...

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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights. The second day early in the morning I called to let housekeeping know we didn't need there service and that we needed to get extra pillows since the king size bed only came with two flat pillows and one throw pillow. After we spent the day around town we came back to find indeed they...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sandyland Reef Inn

Address: 4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Region: United States > California > Carpinteria
Price Range: $83 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandyland Reef Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Ask for a ground floor room, towards the rear of the property, away from the freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles katubaldy, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great location, great staff and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles Mpalyenkana, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“We had a handicap room b/c it was the only one available. Wide door into the bathroom with grab bars near toilet and in the tub/shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Cindy_SunCityWest_AZ, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a mountains view!”
 of 5 bubbles OPoca, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“A room in the back upstairs or down are the most quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles mmarge1, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
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