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    Blue Sands Motel

    421 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3645
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent51%
    • Very good34%
    • Average12%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “ceiling fan” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    2.5 Star Hotel
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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

    Thank freckles6
    Response from BlueSandsMotel, General Manager at Blue Sands MotelResponded 28 September 2016

    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

    Thank sillyboyz
    Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

    The blue sands was felt very much like staying in a good friends guest room. The room was beautiful and comfortable but a little snug if yiure into luxury. The fire place was a nice touch and everything was immaculate. The girl who checked us...More

    Thank Renée R
    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    We have been staying at the Blue Sands for many years because they are so dog friendly. Going on an excursion without your pet, the management at Blue Sands allows visitors to leave (good) pets alone in your room. This clean and friendly hotel is...More

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    Reviewed 30 August 2016

    This property is small but nice. It is near the beach. The rooms are small for 3-4 people best for a couple. The room was clean and beds were comfortable. There is not air conditioning which was not terrible as there was a ceiling fan...More

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    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Heated pool
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    • US$178 - US$320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    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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    "Room twelve great views"
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    "Ask for a room with ocean view."
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    "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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