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    Marina Beach Motel

    21 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3802
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    • Excellent56%
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    • Average5%
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    “free bikes” (42 reviews)
    “state street” (73 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 497 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We loved this place and will go back!! Very close to everything and love having the bikes to use. Breakfast is good. Rooms are nice. The area is close to everything. I went with my teenage daughter. And son they both had a great time!!

    1  Thank Sharon P
    Response from Dan W, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review, Sharon! We're so glad you had a great trip. See you soon!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great location. Within walking distance to restaurants and beach. Rooms are clean, staff is helpful and friendly. With or without a pet it is the perfect place to stay. We come here every year in November for business and have always been pleased.

    Thank Slayton1
    Response from Dan W, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the review! Can't wait to have you back again.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was such a fun motel! It is reminiscent of travel motels from the past. It has been completely remodeled and is beautiful. It is quiet and as a great feeling. The staff was great and very helpful. We loved being able to walk to...More

    Thank SunDancer1
    Response from Dan W, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! It sure sounds like you were able to do a lot on your trip, and we're happy to hear that we made your stay just that much better. Hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We thought the rooms were nicely updated and clean. The location was the perfect walking distance to the wharf and to restaurants and wine tasting rooms. The front desk staff was pleasant and welcoming. There's a nice little outdoor courtyard to sit and relax.

    Thank MNbikerbabe
    Response from Dan W, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your positive review! We're glad to hear you had a nice trip, and hope to have you back again soon.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our recent stay was lovely as usual (I've been a repeat customer for at least 15 years). The location is ideal, on a quiet side street in easy walking distance to the marina, Stearns Wharf, and State Street with all its shops and restaurants. It's...More

    Thank Elizabeth H. T
    Response from Dan W, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    We're so glad you had a great visit, Elizabeth! It sounds like you really got a chance to explore. Hope to see you again soon!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 201 - USD 317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #20 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Santa Barbara
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    • Marina Beach Santa Barbara
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    Zachary S
    23 July 2017|
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    Response from fiddleman_12 | Reviewed this property |
    I think you should probably bring your own child seat. The bicycles are pretty basic.
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    merylh21
    21 June 2016|
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    Response from PiscesLosAngeles | Reviewed this property |
    They have bicycles to lend you and the bike path is close by.
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    jaffakelv
    4 June 2016|
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    Response from Ellen M | Reviewed this property |
    No locked boxes in rooms that I recall. Do not know about the office.
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