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Wellington, Florida
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Rooms are been remodeled and are very clean. Flat screen in room. You can also order room service from a catering site.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 October 2011

First of all, Santa Barbara is REALLY expensive. This Motel 6 offered a reasonable alternative (given the area.) The room was very updated - very Ikea and modern. It got very humid in the room but that may be due to the humidity of the outside air? We travel with our little fur baby and they don't have an additional...

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2011

The new rooms are very nice, very IKEA style, but they smell almost too new..! There was quite a potent paint/new furniture smell in our room. Still, a refreshing change from some of the other motels we stayed in. All of Santa Barbara is pretty expensive, this was the best deal I could find, still quite expensive in my opinion...

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Silicon Valley
Reviewed 4 September 2011

In overpriced Santa Barbara area, this is a relatively great deal. New Euro-styling decor. Very welcoming staff. No frills, but it's got all you need. Love the bigger screen tv and better towels.

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Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed 2 September 2011

When booking online on the Motel 6 website, DO look at the rooms and DO stay in these updated "modern" looking ones if you can. What a difference! No yucky carpet, no yucky bedspread, the room is still on the small side but they've made better use of the space with a flat screen TV mounted to the wall and...

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Pleasant Hill, Ca.
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Stayed here 3 nights for a family reunion...Really like the way Motel 6 has remodeled & "upgraded" the furnishings in the rooms..faux hardwood floors/flat screen TV. I have stayed in several other Motel 6's (including the one on State St. in Santa Barbara proper) and my impression that the rooms here are the smallest I've ever been in. The bathroom...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2011

We just wanted a clean, convenient place to sleep and this met the criteria. The room had been recently renovated and was bright and cheerful. We arrived really late at night/early morning, and the guy on the desk couldn't have been more friendly and helpful at such a dreadful hour. There's a laundry on-site and a pool, neither of which...

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Northen California
Reviewed 18 July 2011

Stayed here for business while in Goleta for the better part of a week. I was skeptical, but saving money was more important than luxury. Being used to staying at 4 star hotels, I was almost a little frightened going into this experience. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. Now lets be honest with ourselves, we are...

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Austin,
Reviewed 13 June 2011

When I was a student on very tight budget, I always stayed at Motel 6 when traveling with friends during breaks. It's been so long I last stayed at a Motel 6, that I thought I give it a try especially it seems that all have been through a modern renovation. The location is good, and looked and felt safe....

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Goleta, California
Reviewed 2 June 2011

I enjoy exploring Santa Barbara and returning (10 min. drive) to small town, cosmopolitan Motel 6, Goleta, CA for a swim in the landscaped pool and a short walk with mountain views, on well-lit Calle Real, to restaurants, shopping, a club and a local bowling alley. Quirky and fun. Great staff provides serenity on the edge of the hub of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta

Address: 5897 Calle Real, US 101 South at Fairview Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
Region: United States > California > Goleta
Price Range: $126 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta 2*
Number of rooms: 88
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“Try to stay away from the motorway in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Karlkoreander, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Doubt there are any good rooms. Bring earplugs to block out the road noise and air conditioner noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Joanna650, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“With no elevators, the mobility impaired should request a 1st floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles World17, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor is quieter. If highway noise is bothering you, make sure your window is closed all the way.”
 of 5 bubbles BudgetButSafe, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you want a room with a bed and a toilet and shower, this is your place!”
 of 5 bubbles moralesannette36, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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