We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Ala Mar Motel

    102 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3505
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          USD 201*
          USD 181*
          Great Deal
          USD 191*
          USD 191*
          Traveller (70)
          Room & Suite (30)
          Dining (1)
          Best Western Beachside Inn
          911 reviews
          #27 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          West Beach Inn
          490 reviews
          #21 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Villa Rosa Inn
          256 reviews
          #11 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Barbara
           
          Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
          295 reviews
          #25 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Overview
          • Excellent8%
          • Very good16%
          • Average21%
          • Poor18%
          • Terrible36%
          15 Jan 2017
          “Low quality motel”
          22 Jul 2016
          “"Rustic, Nostalgic Fake Out", It's Great!!!!”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          2.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Best Western Beachside Inn
          911 reviews
          #27 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          West Beach Inn
          490 reviews
          #21 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Villa Rosa Inn
          256 reviews
          #11 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Barbara
           
          Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
          295 reviews
          #25 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Rooms
          11 Jun12 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from USD 181.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Santa Barbara hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "7965aed90b66449485a1793f2fef89f8", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":119675,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79437574],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":11,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":12,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":181,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"7965aed90b66449485a1793f2fef89f8","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":201,"lowestMetaPrice":181,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":201,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":201,"lowestMetaPrice":181,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":201,"hotelName":"Ala Mar Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijc5NjVhZWQ5MGI2NjQ0OTQ4NWExNzkzZjJmZWY4OWY4IiwiQUlLIjoiZTQ5OWEwZGVmZDVjNDhmYzgyOGNhMjFhYWY1MGJlMTAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "11/06/2017", "checkOut": "12/06/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 181", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"54223850":"TravelocityEWS","32681077":"Expedia","79437574":"CheapTicketsEWS","32455056":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (150)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          61 - 65 of 150 reviews

          Reviewed 22 June 2012

          I went into this paying a top price for a popular weekend in summer. I went into this knowing there were many bad reviews on various sites online. I still kept the reservation because I'm super low-maintenance when it comes to what I expect and...More

          5  Thank wd7375
          Reviewed 19 June 2012

          This place is more Shabby than Chic! Run dont walk to another Hotel. The room smells like a fish tank! tiles falling off the walls, noisy, the hairdryer shot flames out the end. Furniture old and stained, pictures falling out of the frames towels 2...More

          3  Thank Stoneyd
          Reviewed 25 May 2012

          I went from these reviews and booked the "nicest" room in the place. When we got there, the folks running the place were sketchy, but we checked in anyway. When we went to the room it had food in the microwave from the previous guests,...More

          2  Thank Krista C
          Reviewed 22 May 2012

          We strolled into town late at night looking for a place to stay over night not realizing where we were in Santa Barbara. They had vacancies and since it was so late we got a good deal. Front desk staff weren't the most professional, but...More

          Thank Mista D
          Reviewed 26 April 2012

          We had a really good value room, especially considering what was being charged at the hotel next door (almost double after a discount!). The ocean view room (#110) was superb, and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast wasn't our cup of tea but at...More

          Thank NinaTom
          Best Western Beachside Inn
          911 reviews
          #27 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          West Beach Inn
          490 reviews
          #21 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          Villa Rosa Inn
          256 reviews
          #11 of 18 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Santa Barbara
           
          Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
          295 reviews
          #25 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 169 - USD 313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #15 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 19
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, HotelsClick and HRS so you can book your Ala Mar Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Santa Barbara
          • Also Known As
          • Ala Mar Hotel Santa Barbara ,
          • Ala Mar Santa Barbara
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (70)
          Room & Suite (30)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (33)
          Bathroom (6)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
          Nearby
          Harbor View Inn
          1,269 reviews
          .09 km away
           
          Hotel Californian
          .23 km away
           
          Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara
          494 reviews
          .25 km away
           
          Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
          295 reviews
          .14 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Toma Restaurant and Bar
          1,353 reviews
          .37 km away
          The Lark
          744 reviews
          .39 km away
          Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara
          994 reviews
          .40 km away
          Santa Barbara FisHouse
          769 reviews
          .37 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Moreton Bay Fig Tree
          275 reviews
          .40 km away
          Reagan Ranch Center
          211 reviews
          .37 km away
          Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center
          123 reviews
          .46 km away
          Santa Barbara Winery
          92 reviews
          .45 km away
          Questions & Answers
          Get quick answers from Ala Mar Motel staff and past guests.
          Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Room Tips
          "Find different accommodation"
          Read review
          "Upper floor a bit quieter."
          Read review
          "Choose room in adjacent hotel/motel and save some aggro."
          Read review
          "Just ask for 119"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing