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Motel 6 Santa Barbara Beach

At a Glance

    Pros

  • less than a minute's walk from the zoo and beach
  • friendly staff
  • clean and comfortable

    Cons

  • no frills
  • motel-style rooms
  • no breakfast

Motel 6 Santa Barbara Beach Review

A half-block from Santa Barbara's East Beach amid fancier hotels sits this basic but comfortable motel, which was the first Motel 6 in existence. It was also the first in the chain to transform into a contemporary Euro-style abode following a top-to-bottom remodel in 2008. It's an incredible bargain for the location and fills quickly; book months in advance if possible. Kids 17 and younger stay free. Sister properties in Goleta and in Carpinteria, 12 mi south of Santa Barbara and 1 mi from the beach, offer equally comfortable rooms at even lower rates.

    Hotel Details

  • 51 rooms.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 06-07-2011

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