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La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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los angeles, United States
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This was our first time staying at a La Quinta Inn. The rooms were updated and clean. I was able to check in early and the staff was very helpful. I have since booked with La Quinta for future stays in Bakersfield and Arizona.

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review! I’m elated that you had a great valentines weekend with us. I appreciate your positive remarks regarding the wonderful staff and our newly renovated rooms. The staff and I can’t wait to see you again in the near future!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My husband and I stayed at La Quinta in Santa Barbara and found it to be very accommodating to all our needs! Our room and bathroom were very large and newly remodeled. The proximity to downtown and all the activities along State street within walking distance made our stay so enjoyable! Free breakfast was very substantial! Would highly recommend the...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and supportive review! I’m so glad you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us. I value you wonderful comments regarding the location, rooms and breakfast. The staff and I wish you nothing but the best!

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We have stayed here before when passing through Santa Barbara. I think last time we had a room with 2 queens for $145. This time the only room available was a king executive [event in town] and it was over $200. I had the same type of room in San Diego for less than $100 a night. Not sure of...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel! I’m so glad you enjoyed the convenience of our wonderful location and found the hotel clean and quiet. The staff and I hope to see you again in the near future!

Soquel, United States
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Enjoyed an overnight stay with my cousin and a friend during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. We had a late arrival (around midnight) with no complications at the front desk. We had to double-up to sleep but the beds were very comfortable. The heater was quiet and we had it on all night, quite comfortably. The toilet was a...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing five star review! I’m elated that you found the hotel to be at a convenient location and comfortable for you. I appreciate your kind words regarding the updated breakfast and our lovely landscaping! The staff and I can’t wait to see you again until then, we wish you the best.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Inn is clean, quiet, and well staffed. Good breakfast choices included. Needs more comfortable seating and better equipped rooms. The luggage stands were missing from our room. Extra charge to park, $10, was annoying.

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the hotel! I’m pleased you enjoyed our spacious executive king suite and the updated buffet style breakfast. The staff and I hope to welcome you back in the near future!

Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed here for one night recently on our way back to Los Angeles. We chose the hotel because of its proximity to the main shopping and eating area and we were not disappointed as the hotel is in a great location. The check in was easy and the staff helpful, the room was a bit small for two Queen...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! I really appreciate your kind words regarding the staff, room and our wonderful location. I'm very sorry we were unable to provide you with a bottle opener, that's definitely not the experience we would like you to have. The staff and I look forward to having you stay with us again!

Bakersfield, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Coming from the Fess Parker Hotel Ocean view Room (since they were sold out for NY Eve) I was not expecting much from La Quinta. It was our only option since we were attending an event at The Granada. But I was very pleased with our room (the only one left). The hotel has a very nice feel to it....

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review of the hotel! I'm so glad you enjoyed our recently renovated rooms and found them clean and comfortable. The staff and I can’t wait to see you again and wish you the best in the New Year!

Sierra Vista, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The outside looked a bit dated (like it was an old beach motel). However we found the inside was the clean LQ we've come to expect. Staff was very friendly, rooms are clean and modern, and breakfast was great. Also located on State Street so you are close to the beach and the usual tourist places a Santa Barbara visitor...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing and supportive review! I'm so glad you enjoyed our historical property and found the rooms clean, modern and comfortable. The Staff and I would like to wish you the best in the New Year and look forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is a perfect location on State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. Close to many good restaurants and midway between the Mission and the Court House, both worth seeing. It is also just a couple blocks from some city parks which our dog loved as well.

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review! I'm pleased that you enjoyed our great location and the nearby parks. The staff and I hope to welcome you back in the near future!

Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We chose this last minute after a long drive down the beautiful PCH. I am so glad we did not stay in Cambria. Santa Barbara is a beautiful and vibrant town. The hotel is only 2 blocks from the quaint shopping district on State Street. The rooms are very large and the bathroom was luxurious! The friendly staff recommended an...

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Brett T, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review of our hotel! I'm so glad you got to enjoy the wonderful city and our great location. I appreciate your kind words regarding the staff and am glad you found the room to be large and luxurious. The staff and I hope to be your go to hotel while visiting Santa Barbara in the...

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara hotel is the perfect location for you to enjoy the sunny American Riviera and the fabulous State Street shopping area. This California boutique La Quinta Inn & Suites hotel is located conveniently on State Street within walking distance to many boutique shops, restaurants, and entertainment! The...See more Santa Barbara CA hotel provides a convenient hub for your work or vacation travel. We are equipped with free high speed wireless Internet service, a business center, free local calls and a helpful front desk staff to make your stay enjoyable. Find time to relax in our outdoor swimming pool and bring home a beautiful tan your friends will envy. Take a stroll down the famed State Street and shop to your heart's content! The local electric trolley will take you between the hotel, the beach, and the shopping area for a nominal fee. After a long day out on the town relax in your room on the brand new mattresses with luxurious bedding to wake up refreshed and ready for the day. Book online or call today for reservations at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara hotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

Address: 1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $265 - $526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Days Inn And Suites Santa Barbara
Days Inn & Suites Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#19 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“We like the cottages in the back since we come and go a lot, but a lot of people like the rooms overlooking the pool which are quieter.”
MoeFamily, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose one of their poolside rooms for a quiet experience away from State Street”
rshank2017, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a room on the 3rd floor. It was quiet.”
6Miles01, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the separate bungalows which we were happy with.”
TwoSlices, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room that faces the pool”
SandyS384, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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