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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach
Ranked #45 of 52 Hotels in Santa Barbara
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. We were permitted to check into our room a little early, which was so helpful for our day's activities. The hotel is one block away from the ocean and only 1.3 miles from the SB Pier (a great walk).

The rooms were nicely remodeled to have a 1950's modern feel, and each room has nice laminate wood flooring (and is pet friendly) so we were able to bring our two small dogs with us. The rooms are a decent size and some of the amenities include: a fridge, microwave, and cable TV. WiFi is offered, but for a small fee (I believe $2 for basic and $5 for more data, which isn't too bad). They offer complimentary coffee and tea in the morning. The only aspect I wish was improved is that the water power in the shower is not as strong as I would like, but otherwise, the rooms are terrific and gave me an entirely new impression of Motel 6!

Room Tip: Room 201 has an ocean view!
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This hotel is very close to the beautiful beach. It also has a small pool. The room isn't very big but is adequate. There was a bath & shower, TV, air con, etc. It was clean & the staff were nice. You can park right outside your room. For the price it was great!

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This time we decided to stop on the beach,
where we immediately swam after checking in. Forget the motel pool! The room is just ok and beds good! Friendly reception. Location good. That's it.
Minus:they charge for wifi!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was the only place available that was "reasonable" at $200 night for a Motel 6. It smelled of disinfectant and the sheets were like sandpaper over cardboard mattresses with the freeway passing by your head. But if it's only for a night there are probably worse places. I will avoid it if possible and plan ahead better.

Stayed: June 2017
Thank Angela V
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights on our road trip and it was perfect. We wanted cheap, clean and comfortable in a good location and that's what we got. Plenty of parking (free), and there is a little green/white electric bus just down the road that's only 50 cents each, going along the front and to downtown SB - perfect, and every 15 mins.
The room was small but fine for what we needed, air con and good tv which had many channels. We were on the front and top deck so had a sea view - would recommend asking for a room up top as a lot of people use this as a pit stop and leave early morning with their suitcases.

We went to a cute wine tasting bar called 'deep sea' it's on the pier up some steps and has a balcony area over looking the sea where you can also catch the sun.

Would 100% stay here again.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

Address: 443 Corona Del Mar, US 101/El Camino South at Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3601
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #45 of 52 Hotels in Santa Barbara
Price Range: $124 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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