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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street

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los angeles
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ocean view room. Rooms were not typical of motel 6. Best bang for your buck. Clean and recently remodeled. Wife approved room, and she's finicky. Brought our bikes and chained them outside overnight. Fully expected them to be taken but it was fine. Later biked to State Street (is maybe 2 miles from there).

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed over night on a trip from LA to Healdsburg, CA on the recommendation of a friend. This was the second Motel 6 in the chain (the first being the one at the beach in Santa Barbara). The room was small, dominated by the two queen sized beds, but very clean and comfortable -- not luxurious, but not expected to... More 

Thank dalijon
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81 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Average room for a motel - simple no extras. Clean. Affordable price if you book far enough in advance. Easy to get to (but everything in Santa Barbara is easy to get to). Plenty parking. Friendly staff. L The one thing I did not care for was the smell of smoke that seemed to be living in the walls -... More 

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Schorndorf, Germany
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65 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Never again, I had to use the bathroom during the night and there was a roach! Having said that, everything else seems pretty minor. The room was tiny - our 2 queen beds were cramped in the middle with just enough space to walk around them. The only complimentary was a dish of soap, no shampoo etc. There is also... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I'm 42, husband, 54, child 12. We usually book on the cheap since we don't spend a lot of time in our room. So we did that here. We were just passing through. The room itself looked newly remodeled. It was a contemporary design with 2 double beds. Not roomy. I think you'd be fine to crash there for a... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Please know that the A/C conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we apologize for the inconveniences you describe. We invite you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help us provide a better... More 

Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The people at the front desk were confused and had no recommendations. The room was so so tiny and hot. I would not recommend staying here. We went to swim in the pool and there was a syringe floating in it- I can't even make this up. So over priced for this non sense....

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Murrieta, California
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

OMG! This place was the deal of the century, I stayed here when UCSB had a soccer game and every hotel was booked a that weekend. Nice place recently updated, when most hotels were going to over 250 to stay here for about 125 a night was great. Clean room, no frills. Great prices and they let me check in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This was probably the least favourite place in which we stayed on our 4 week trip of California. The staff were friendly but our room was not great, We had a queen deluxe room ( 2 double beds), which was quite small and with our bags it was even smaller. It was hard to get around. We also had to... More 

Thank sfeg
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night in this hotel. The front staff were very friendly and welcoming on arrival. Immediately when you walked into the room the smell of heat and must hit you. The air conditioning unit was noisy and was a distraction when sleeping. The bed and bathroom facilities were sufficient for a later arrival and early check out. Ample parking... More 

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31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This hotel is in a good location, staff was friendly. It was expensive for Motel 6 but its Santa Barbara.it was close to $190.00 a night. No microwave, no refrigerator, room was small and cozy. They did offer a free coffee in the lobby. Wi-Fi was $2.99 per day for the room charge they could offer it free.

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street

Address: 3505 State Street, US 101/El Camino North at SR 225/Los Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $114 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street 2*
Number of rooms: 59
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Motel 6 - State Street Hotel Santa Barbara
Motel 6 Santa Barbara
Motel Six Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Motel 6
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“Request first floor unless you want to haul your luggage up the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles kek5931, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you have room, bring your favorite pillows and blanket, it will improve what is a decent bed into one that is actually comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Acatchyscreenname, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't judge a book by the cover!”
 of 5 bubbles R1882ZXrobertn, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are any. Friends also stayed there with the same problems”
 of 5 bubbles 223judyv, 12 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We were at the back of the Motel. It was quiet but worried that our car would be robbed.”
 of 5 bubbles dogwoodtravel, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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