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    Blue Sands Motel

    421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent48%
    • Very good36%
    • Average12%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “ceiling fan” (12 reviews)
    “ocean view” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Beachfront
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

    This is a small motel that we stayed at for two nights. The rooms were clean and very nice and roomy. We had a full kitchen in our room. I'd highly recommend it. The location was very nice and easy to get to other places...More

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    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    We had a corner room w and ocean view. Rooms were really clean and bathroom was remodeled. Great ocean breeze at night. The person at the front desk was so nice he called and made reservations for dinner on the water to watch the sunset....More

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    Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

    Stayed in a king with a fireplace, had a nice corner room with an ocean view. It was quiet, and the room was nicely remodeled and clean. I'm glad the weather was mild, as I can see the no AC as an issue on a...More

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    Reviewed 26 September 2016

    We stayed here for 3 days during the last part of September. Our room had two double beds and was quite quaint and cozy. We had a frig, microwave, and even a mini wine frig. The room also had a gas fireplace, but during September...More

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    Response from BlueSandsMotel, General Manager at Blue Sands Motel

    Good Afternoon Freckles6 Thank you very much for taking the time out of your day to review our property during your last visit to Santa Barbara. We really appreciate it. Unfortunately, it’s true as mentioned on our website, as well as the guest confirmation letters...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

    Left pismo beach and had a reservation in La on 21st but unsure where to go on 20 th and no wi fi only lonely planet book, arrived at 3 pm and luckily got the last room. Was extremely pleased with our find, lovely friendly...More

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    Cabrillo Inn at the Beach
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #11 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #18 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
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    Traveller (73)
    Room & Suite (41)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Dining (2)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    r0udak
    what types of beer are included
    26 September 2016|
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    Response from sillyboyz | Reviewed this property |
    it's a lovely small hotel so as other traveller has said no beer,however plenty of pubs in santa Barbara selling craft beers centre is about 20 minutes walk hope this helps
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    mkg46
    Hi we just booked for a King for 3/11/2015 through 3/13/15. 3 nights. We wouldn't mind upgrading to a King with a fireplace and if one comes available would you let us know. Confirmation # 0012599 By the way what is the temperature there this time of year?
    23 February 2015|
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    Is this a pet friendly hotel?
    4 September 2014|
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    Response from BlueSandsMotel | Property representative |
    Hello, We are dog-friendly. There is a $10 + tax fee per dog per night. Please let us know if you have additional questions. Thank you, Ines
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    Room Tips
    "Room #6 is right at the top of the stairs so we hard a lot of people traffic and noise."
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    "The roomy suite has a park and ocean view."
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    "Up stairs rooms provide the best beach views"
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    "Second floor middle room, Rm. 205(?), has partial oceanview for the same rate as other rooms without."
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