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    Ala Mar Motel

    102 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3505
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent7%
          • Very good15%
          • Average21%
          • Poor17%
          • Terrible40%
          15 Jan 2017
          “Low quality motel”
          22 Jul 2016
          “"Rustic, Nostalgic Fake Out", It's Great!!!!”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 3 January 2016

          The room was very nice, we traveled with three teenage kids and two adults. We had two queen beds and one twin, it also had a fireplace. The room was very clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom had a nice jacuzzi bathtub even though we...More

          1  Thank Iraili
          Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

          DO NOT STAY HERE... Unless you don't mind a smoking room ( all of them are), rusty bathroom fixtures, sheets with cigarette burns, missing smoke detectors (hmm... Why would a smoke detector be installed in a room and then removed? Even if you are a...More

          6  Thank Matt C
          Reviewed 27 December 2015

          Geo was very helpful with suggestions on sites to see, restaurants to go to and gave us outstanding service for the time we stayed there. No matter how busy he was, he always found time to attend to our every need, European style hospitality here...More

          5  Thank Paul E
          Reviewed 22 November 2015

          Seedy, at best. Poor maintenance, rooms not properly cleaned, old fashioned metal key system so security is an issue. Plus is that rooms come with companionship, usually cockroaches. You will never be lonely

          6  Thank Eristikos
          Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

          We arrived in santa barbara having not booked a hotel after a long drive from san fran, i was asking in a petrol station where abouts the hotels where and a random stranger suggested this hotel. He then let us follow him to the hotel...More

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • Price range
          • US$178 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #16 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 19
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          • Santa Barbara
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