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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South

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San Francisco
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Horrible experience. The room was absolutely beautiful; looked just like the photo's on the website. I'd requested a quiet room as I was traveling with my son who suffers from a mental illness. I was clear about what I needed in the note section of my reservation. When my son & I arrived to our room close to 10p (room...

2Thank Karleen G
Southern California
Reviewed 14 March 2012

The area around the motel is great. It is about a mile from the beach. We visited the seal sanctuary which was great. There were many newborn pups there and they looked like they were getting swimming lessons from their mothers. There was a docent there to answer questions. The motel was good especially for the price. Pros: 1) Area...

1Thank Travel_Buff29
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 4 March 2012

We always check in here when we go to carpinteria for the weekend. We were here jan 2012 and now have second thoughts about staying here again. When i turned down the sheets to get in bed, i found questionable stuff in the sheets. Ok, i'm being too nice. There were spots of feces. Human, animal, i don't know. I...

2Thank azpam16
Mount Vernon, Maine
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We had reason to travel to the Santa Barbara area twice in the past year, both at the last minute. This was our first visit to the area and when we made reservations for our first trip, it was high season. Not only were choices limited but what was available was very expensive. It was with trepidation that we decided...

3Thank TwofromMaine
los angeles
Reviewed 27 February 2012

After getting stiffed in santa barbara, over priced and dirty room, I wont mention the place, we looked for something better. Never been to carpenteria, but we discovered a wonderful town with great biking opportunities, worlds safest beech, restaurants, shops, and THE BEST MOTEL 6 EVER! Read the previous reviews. There is a reason this place is 80% sold out!...

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Caerleon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2012

There’s not a lot to say unless you’ve never been to Motel 6. It is clean, functional and at a good price. This one have had its rooms updates so the furniture is newish but style seems to won over real comfort. Motel 6 is always a good backstop if you can’t find a real bargain elsewhere, and this is...

Thank TC-SD
Southern California
Reviewed 20 February 2012

A known Quantity...Renovated Motel 6... 10 miles south of Santa Barbara....Walk to grocery store and restaurants. Adjacent to Highway 101 but noise no apparent from room. Only negative to report is the singe thick mattress on a platform; but I knew this going into it. Budget traveler who was not disappointed. But when ya' gonna' start offering free internet?

Thank Jeff L
Quimper, France
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Were the walls thin? Yes. Could the bathroom have been a bit cleaner? Probably. But all in all, we had a pleasant stay in this motel, especially for the price.

1Thank ClaireL2929
Ancona, Italy
Reviewed 20 December 2011

We just need to stop for one night during our trip from San Diego to San Francisco and we chose this motel quite ramdomly. We were happy to assess how Carpintera and this Motel 6 were pretty: both for the location, near the seaside, and the motel itself, clean, confortable and cheap. Absolutely I suggets it, also for a longer...

1Thank MatteoMarinaio
Reviewed 23 November 2011

We spent $50 for a Sunday night two double beds which was the posted price. Our room faced the pool and was quiet even though the front of the hotel faced the 1 freeway. The room was clean an the bedspreads were new and kinda cute. It was a cheery simple room that meet the expectation I had for a...

1Thank Katlinashley

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South

Address: 5550 Carpinteria Ave, US 101 North at Bailard Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1424
Region: United States > California > Carpinteria
Price Range: $97 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South 2*
Number of rooms: 138
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“better to be at the lobby level”
firefrogz, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the front are a bit noisy!”
tatesd, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Specify second floor overlooking pool”
PicoBoulevard, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a courtyard room by the swimming pool.”
FredInCalifornia, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't go on a three-day weekend. You'll pay triple the price.”
HBRQKing, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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