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Reviewed 27 May 2016

We had phenomenal service at the Hyatt in Santa Barbara! Krista Kurosaki, the Catering Manager, went well out of her way to make sure we were taken care of and everything was very organized. She is simply fantastic!! She even surprised us with a suite for our stay at the Hyatt, and left us sweet notes, wine, and chocolate covered... More 

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

My sister and I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights during our visit to Santa Barbara. They gave us a room right close to the ice machine, which would start making huge noise at 7 AM in the morning. We would hear people coming and taking ice at 11pm in the night and the ice machine will make so... More 

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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Agent at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Surbhi, We are so sorry to hear of the lack of hospitality you received and the inconveniences you encountered. Please accept our sincerest apologies as this is not typical of the exceptional service we strive to deliver. Please know that we have passed your valued feedback on to our Engineering and Housekeeping managers. We would truly appreciate the opportunity... More 

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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I'd like to thank Krista Kurosaki and all of the fabulous staff at the Santa Barbara Hyatt! Krista went out of her way to ensure that every aspect of our son and daughter in law's wedding was not only taken care of but done efficiently and to perfection! Thank you so very much for all of your wonderful service and... More 

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Let's see where do I begin? The shakedown for $$ as soon as you get into the parking lot? That's always fun. The messed up room reservations? That's nice too. The taking of blame? They can't do that here - it's booking.com's fault! I think the best part is the complete and utter unwillingness to work with you as a... More 

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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Agent at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Zoely, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We always strive to provide our guests with the best experience possible, we are truly sorry to hear that we were unable to provide you with a rewarding stay. Please accept our sincerest apologies for your difficulty with your reservation, know that we do care... More 

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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Our catering manager Krista was AMAZING!! She did such a great job with communication and catering to all my needs. I called her several times during the final months before my wedding, and she was so patient with me. She made sure everyone and everything was just perfect for my beautiful wedding! She even helped my now husband in our... More 

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel has known better days - but you won't notice until you've checked in. The room was bland and a bit depressing, and there was this significantly audible, constant 'wooooooo' from the hot tub (runs all day but does turn off at 10 pm). Also, the restaurant has no atmosphere and the food was utterly unimpressive.

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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Agent at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We do have over 20 renovated guest rooms on property and would love to place you in those rooms with your next stay. We do strictly enforce our quiet hours from 8 am to 10 pm. We have since passed on your... More 

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The best location , we stayed in the original building with old fashion heater . It was really noisy , finally we had to turn it off . Parking $28 seems to be a little over price for an old pricy room ,with a loud heater . Very nice staff & excellent location!

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

I was very disappointed at the standard of the hotel. The hotel requires a serious updating as the decor is very dated, it was also cold as all of the outside doors were left open creating a draught. However I did think the staff where friendly and very pristine in their appearance especially the staff serving breakfast. The choice of... More 

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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Agent at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are sad to hear that the guest room did not match your expectations. We have over 20 renovated guest rooms on the property. On a lighter note we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our staff here at the Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, we love interacting with our guests and truly making sure that our... More 

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Clean, well maintained, hotel right on the beach. Nice amenities including an outdoor pool and fitness center. Decent on-site bar and restaurant, but within walking distance of several restaurants and local shops. It is a pricey cab/Uber ride from the airport, so if you do not have transportation factor that in to the stay. However the shuttle to LAX has... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover one of the finest hotels in Santa Barbara, California when you stay at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. Built in 1931, our historic hotel welcomes guests with its casual elegance and first-rate service. Detailed with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture blended with modern conveniences, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is a shining gateway to the City of Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera. Discover 176 comfortably-appointed guestrooms, a perfect home base for both leisure and business travelers. Enjoy the warm California sunshine in our heated outdoor pool and enjoy a local beverage at our ocean view pool bar, Mar Vista, work off stress in the spacious fitness center, or enjoy dinner at Marbella Restaurant, serving American cuisine with California flair. A 100% smoke-free hotel, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara also offers amenities like in-room dining, valet and self-parking, valet laundry service, and a business center. With 10,000 square feet of flexible and unique meeting space, offering exquisite culinary selections and the latest in technology, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is ideal for your next corporate event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

Address: 1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly Hotel Mar Monte)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $216 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara 4*
Number of rooms: 171
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Also Known As:
Hyatt Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Hotel
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Get renovated rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Jwb04, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“pay a lot and get a room with a view or better still, stay somewhere else. the nearby Fess Parker resort is as good and far less pricey.”
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“Not sure, just no Santa Barbara that was offered when I was desperate”
 of 5 bubbles gal8Pool, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on a top floor if you can, otherwise you'll hear your upstairs neighbor walking around. Ocean side rooms have the best view.”
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