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Presidio Motel

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All reviewssun deckfree bikesstate streetshower wallbars restaurantsroom was cleanplace to sleepvaulted ceilingsfew blocksclose to downtownwalls are thinroad noisemini fridgelounge chairswater pressureexcellent locationwould stay here again
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

I lived in Santa Barbara so I know the city very well. I also know it's expensive to stay here. This is a good hotel and it's a reasonable price. It's in a very nice neighborhood and walking distance to downtown SB. The office staff...More

Thank GracieLee'smom
Response from Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio MotelResponded 9 November 2013

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Santa Barbara can be expensive and we try to provide our guests will a competitive and affordable place to stay so that they can enjoy the town. Since you know the city very well and...More

Reviewed 5 November 2013

Had room #1 and did fine with road noise by leaving fan on all the time. Staff was VERY helpful and friendly. Rooms were acceptable, but definitely not something to get excited about. Access by Bus to Shopping on State street was a great bebefit...More

Thank Nick P
Response from Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio MotelResponded 7 November 2013

Thank you for taking the time to post a review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to explore Santa Barbara. Our town has so much to offer and we are very fortunate to be centrally located so...More

Reviewed 2 November 2013

This hotel is great value. Even though the furnishings are a bit worn and the towels are thin, rooms are clean and service is excellent. My friend needed ice for her injured calf; Dylan was super helpful in getting us extra plastic bags and ice...More

Thank stwfang
Response from Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio MotelResponded 4 November 2013

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay even though your friend injured her calf! We take great pride in the cleanliness of our hotel and our customer service. So, we are very happy to help whenever we can....More

Reviewed 26 October 2013

We stayed only for 1 night here and arrived late at night from an international flight, the front desk were great and arranged a late check in and check out the next day, our room was very clean and comfortable, free Internet was a bonus....More

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Response from Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio MotelResponded 30 October 2013

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to accomodate your late arrival. We make every effort to provide our guests with the highest level of customer service and...More

Reviewed 19 October 2013 via mobile

This property is right on State Street. Perhaps we were unlucky in getting Room 1 which could only have been 20 yards from Santa Barbara's main street, but the property depth was not that great & I expect other rooms would not have been that...More

Thank Roger W
Response from Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio MotelResponded 30 October 2013

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us on TripAdvisor. We are disappointed to hear that you experiecne with us did not live up to your expectations and would like to extend our sincerest apologies. In an effort to reduce the...More

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"2nd floor room for privacy."
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"There should be some pictures on the walls. As it looks now it seems barren."
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"Fireplace was awesome!"
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"Upper floors have nice views and farther from parking spaces."
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