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San Diego, CA
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39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a reasonably priced hotel, not too far from downtown State St. Friendly staff, nice sized rooms. The beds weren't the most comfortable, but I'd give them a 7 out of 10. Good breakfast and awesome that they have Keurigs in the room! Nice Jacuzzi :).

Thank DebDaveLuke
Mission Viejo, California
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed as a family of 6 here last week. We had a two bedroom setup which was great to get the kids to bed earlier. Initial impressions were good. Reception was helpful and friendly. The rooms are pretty dated and the carpet really quite filthy. The bathroom was clean but again dated. They should try some floormats inside and... More 

Thank MBell_TA
McAlester, Oklahoma, United States
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly service, clean and comfortable. Room had microwave, fridge, and safe. Can't beat the price and lots of eateries across the street or within walking distance. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank Rateorhate
Goleta, California
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157 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Checking in and out were smooth processes. The Lodge has exterior access to all rooms. The great news is an elevator will transport you and your luggage to the second floor. Great not having to heft luggage up and down stairs. The motel is clean and quiet. The rooms and bathrooms are larger than average. Complimentary breakfast goes beyond the... More 

Thank blamboley
Irvine, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I enjoy staying at this hotel when working in Santa Barbara. Manissa was so helpful getting me checked in after a long day. I really wanted to recognize her hard work by writing this review. A great place to stay with very knowledgeable staff that offers great support at an affordable price.

1 Thank haunsanderson
Manhattan Beach, CA
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152 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I found this to be a fine motel. The front desk was super friendly checking in and out. The room was clean and provided decent bathroom amenities along with a coffee machine,hair dryer, plenty of cups and glasses, a microwave, small frig and flat screen tv. Parking was available close to my room. The complimentary breakfast had several bread choices,... More 

1 Thank Yvettetravels
Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I visited Santa Barbara CA with my cousin. This hotel was very nice, very clean and I felt safe! It is about 4-5 miles away from the beach, but the price was definitely right! Also, the staff is really nice and helpful. This place is a gem!

1 Thank Michele Ann Z
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Couldn't get a hotel in the city center and found the Sandpiper Lodge at the last minute. Rooms are clean, super comfy beds, nice pool and hot tub. Location was great so decided to stay an extra night and use this as our base to travel along the coast. Very good value, free parking and nice breakfast included.

Thank MsBittersweet1
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46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Beds were super comfortable. . Great location. Older motel style and could use some updates, but the price was right for the area. Not a great wifi connection which can be abit frustrating when you are travelling.

Thank Living With T
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Clean, nice pool, and free breakfast. Staff very friendly highly recommend for a family stay, was as nice as recent stay in San Francisco except 100's of dollars less. Pool and jacuzzi very relaxing after long day (s) on the road.

Thank clampet79

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are visiting Santa Barbara for business or pleasure, we invite you to enjoy the three-diamond amenities and services of the Sandpiper Lodge on Upper State Street. From our prime location on upper State Street, you are poised to experience all that one of California's premier destinations has to offer-beaches, gardens, museums, historical sites, dining, shopping, and entertainment. With well-appointed rooms and suites and a heated pool and spa, the Sandpiper Lodge offers ideal accommodations for budget-minded travelers desiring a degree of sophistication. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandpiper Lodge

Address: 3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $133 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandpiper Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Santa Barbara
Sandpiper Motel Santa Barbara
Sandpiper Santa Barbara
Sandpiper Inn Santa Barbara
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“Two room suites are not all configured the same. We liked the one with bathroom located between the two rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles blamboley, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go outside for a walk when staying here. Great breakfast place next door.”
 of 5 bubbles haunsanderson, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“check around”
 of 5 bubbles frostygail, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Inquire at checkin for quietest room and the downtown shuttle.”
 of 5 bubbles traveladdict2015, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Only thing I would like are free local telephone calls since I do not have a cell phone.”
 of 5 bubbles joankasparasol, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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