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Marina Beach Motel

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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Family Rooms
Kitchenette
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 February 2015

excellent place to stay. standard of cleanliness is very high.staff very helpful,breakfast first class.rooms are a dream.will stay there again without doubt. but with the reviews already placed i might be lucky to get a room it's that popular. congratulations to all the staff for...More

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Response from Dan W, Owner at Marina Beach MotelResponded 17 February 2015

Thanks for writing the review. The staff at Marina Beach is outstanding, the property is regularly highly ranked for 'good value'.

Reviewed 29 January 2015

Oh my goodness, what a find! Modern kitch. Such a happy, clean, colorful place. I think they just refurbished recently and the rooms, while small, are great. Comfortable, clean, pretty. It's a little motor in with a little park like sitting are in the middle....More

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Response from Dan W, Owner at Marina Beach MotelResponded 17 February 2015

Thanks for taking time to let Trip Advisor readers know how well you enjoyed our property.

Reviewed 16 January 2015

We were very happy when we opened the door to this very clean and modern room. Spacious with 2 queen beds, a well appointed kitchenette and lovely bathroom. You can tell the owners care about their guests, and the staff working on the front desk...More

1  Thank hakiana42
Response from Dan W, Owner at Marina Beach MotelResponded 17 February 2015

We're rated #6 in Santa Barbara. Our guests feel that we have fair pricing for the property!!

Reviewed 4 January 2015

I've been to Santa Barbara many times and stayed at a variety of hotels, but Marina Beach Motel is the only one I will be returning to. It's been recently renovated and it's clean, nicely decorated, comfortable, free wifi, and the location is perfect. We...More

2  Thank Wanderlust2travlers
Response from Dan W, Owner at Marina Beach MotelResponded 17 February 2015

Thanks for your nice words. We enjoy a great location in SB, close to the waterfront and State street. We work very hard at providing an updated, comfortable hotel for guests at a reasonable price.

Reviewed 1 January 2015

We stayed here for two nights and were very impressed with the motel. We had a spacious room with two queen beds and a kitchenette/dining area. The decor was fresh, and the bathroom also looked newly done. The room was quiet and the beds very...More

1  Thank MartSurrey
Response from Dan W, Owner at Marina Beach MotelResponded 17 February 2015

Tripadvisor rates Marina Beach as overall #6 in SB, but #1 in value. for readers that have not stayed here, please give us a try on your next trip to SB

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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
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
USD 195 - USD 306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 195 - USD 306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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GelbermanGirl
18 November 2017|
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Response from Sparkkay | Reviewed this property |
Yes has handicap and I don't believe beds to high
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janie3000
10 September 2017|
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Response from sergirisco | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no beds at the beach but it is very close to it (1 street). It has a small space in the middle of the hotel with some chairs and tables but not really to sunbathe, just to have some relax there.
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Zachary S
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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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"The pier so close and rooms with fridge & microwave for those special movie nites. Walk or take a nap..."
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"All rooms are great!!"
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"ask for the private patio/kitchen not much more!"
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"Very nice rooms, the best thing is that it is a dog- friendly motel."
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