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Marina Beach Motel

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“free bikes”(46 reviews)
“great location”(84 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed for 2 nights when we stopped in Santa Barbara on our road trip! This is in the perfect location right near the beach and 5 minutes from State Street. The hotel is charming and very clean. The staff are lovely and friendly and the...More

Thank somapal_25
Response from MarinaBeachMotel1, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience! We're so happy to hear that you had a great time here in Santa Barbara. We hope you had a wonderful trip! We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our journey up the Pacific Coast Highway. What a find! This place is simply perfect. We arrived and were checked in by the lovely Molly, who was so helpful, with advice on where to go, and also on...More

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Response from Dan W, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your experience! We're very happy to hear that we made your party feel comfortable and welcome in Santa Barbara, and especially that we could give you some good local recommendations. We'll share your compliments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at beginning of June and couldn’t rate this place more highly. Location- excellent right next to west beach, pier and marina and then 10 mins to down town. The best part was that the hotel give you bikes so you...More

Thank Katie M
Response from MarinaBeachMotel1, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience, Katie! We're delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful visit. We greatly appreciate your kind comments, and we hope you'll be able to return to Santa Barbara again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to walk to anywhere and everywhere in Santa Barbara this is the place to stay. The hotel has been beautifully remodeled, and the grounds are well kept with an outdoor seating area and lovely porch swing. There are also complimentary beach cruises...More

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Thank tmorris43
Response from MarinaBeachMotel1, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience! We're so glad to hear that you had a wonderful time; it sounds as if you really got to explore Santa Barbara. We hope you'll be able to make that return visit very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was perfect for our 3 night stay in Santa Barbara! A very short walk (about 50 steps) to the harbour and beach front on a lovely quiet road. Such a peaceful and relaxing stay, the staff here were so warm and welcoming throughout...More

Thank harriethill
Response from MarinaBeachMotel1, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Beach MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience, Harriet! We're so pleased to hear that your visit was peaceful and relaxing. It sounds like you had a wonderful time in Santa Barbara. We appreciate your very kind comments and thank you for your...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$196 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$196 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#17 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (134)
Room & Suite (190)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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GelbermanGirl
18 November 2017|
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Response from Sparkkay | Reviewed this property |
Yes has handicap and I don't believe beds to high
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janie3000
10 September 2017|
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Response from sergirisco | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no beds at the beach but it is very close to it (1 street). It has a small space in the middle of the hotel with some chairs and tables but not really to sunbathe, just to have some relax there.
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Zachary S
23 July 2017|
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Response from fiddleman_12 | Reviewed this property |
I think you should probably bring your own child seat. The bicycles are pretty basic.
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"The pier so close and rooms with fridge & microwave for those special movie nites. Walk or take a nap..."
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"All rooms are great!!"
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"ask for the private patio/kitchen not much more!"
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"Very nice rooms, the best thing is that it is a dog- friendly motel."
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