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San Clemente, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Last two days of our vacation... Perfect rooms, clean and spacious. Friendly people in the lobby. Close to downtown. Swimming pool and bar are very nice. Restaurant was okay and breakfast was just fine.

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morgan hill, United States
Reviewed 20 August 2016

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San Jose, CA
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Our stay was free, so can't complain about the price, but this is a totally average Hotel that doesn't live up to Hyatt standards and has less than stellar staff. The room is nice, though scruffy in some places and no nicer than a Motel 6. We only knew about the complementary sangria in the afternoon and complementary coffee and...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for your feedback, we value the review of your experience with us. These will be shared with the appropriate team leaders who will continue coaching our fantastic team. We do hope that your experience here in Santa Barbara provided many precious memories.

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The rooms could definitely use an update. Not a fancy hotel by any means. However the location is awesome, right across from the beach. The staff was great in the hotel and the restaurants. We enjoyed our stay.

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MDaddonaHEI, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to leave this great review. I'm happy to see how much you enjoyed our location - it sounds as though you even had the opportunity to enjoy the beach! I look forward to sharing your kind compliments with our team members, and we all hope to welcome you back again soon.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Check-in went smoothly, there was some confusion about self-park, valet and free street parking that was not communicated to us (i.e., you can park along the street immediately in front of the hotel for free as opposed to paying for valet or overnight parking, which is not an insignificant cost compared to $0). Check-in went smoothly. The first room we...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for sharing this feedback with us. We are very delighted that we were able to accommodate your request for a room move from the pool/ocean view room that you had. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope that you had a wonderful time here in Santa Barbara.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

You know it's bad! If I could give this hotel zero stars, please believe I would. I'm not one that usually rags on a hotel, but when I pay four star prices, for a hostel look and feel I have a problem. My main problem is the shadiness of this place. Clicking through the beautiful Hyatt Centric website with the...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. Please know that we are careful to be transparent on all of our booking channels and strive to be very clear when guests choose to book at the Santa Barbara House for the discounted rate as compared to The Hyatt Centric or other neighboring full service hotels. Please accept my...

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Hyatt Santa Barbara for a weekend in August for a local wedding. The rooms were very disappointing and in desperate need of an update. The overall service was incredibly slow. We are Hyatt Diamond members and called in advance for early check in as we had a wedding to prepare for. Upon arriving we found there...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for sharing your feedback regarding the slow service at the pool and please also accept our sincere apologies. You are correct that it is unacceptable and proper coaching will take place to ensure that situations such as this do not occur to future guests. We are sorry as well that a room was not available upon...

Corona, United States
Reviewed 15 August 2016

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

So my first clue should have been they were one of the few hotels with vacancies when we booked a last minute trip. I'll start with the pluses.....location, it's on Cabrillo right across from the beach, although the art center across the street blocks a lot of the views. Other positives, the signature comfy bed and clean bathroom The hotel...

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Hello and thank you for providing this feedback for us. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the lack of service at the pool, this really surprises us too, as this is typically an area of great service feedback. Please also know that we are in the process of shampooing and extracting every carpet in the building and this presents a...

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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 )
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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: RM746 - RM2,128 (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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“NONE... as they are in deparate need of repair...”
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