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Los Angeles
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had a very pleasant stay at the Ramada. Staff is always friendly and professional. The rooms are well kept and the location is convenient being near the freeway. I love the grounds with the ponds and the ducks around. Makes me feel like I am on vacation even though I am on business travel. I would definitely recommend.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Nancy M, Thank you so much for the 5 Stars for Value, Location, Sleep Quality, Rooms, and Service, we love knowing that we are your hotel of choice whenever you come to beautiful Santa Barbara. Maybe your overall 1 Star rating was a mistake and you meant to give us a 5 Star rating since you mentioned how wonderful...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wasn't expecting 5 star but we were pleasantly surprised. Rooms felt a little dated, the air con was noisy and looks like a lot of the amenities are in need of updating. But everything worked fine and rooms/guest areas were very clean. Pool area and gardens were great, choose your spot wisely as towards the end of the afternoon, the...

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear dmcuk81, Thank you giving us 5 Stars for Service and for mentioning how pleasantly surprised you were with our locally owned and operated, centrally located, best value hotel. We take tremendous pride in our customer service that is led by our illustrious Assistant General Manager Kether Johnson who works diligently to teach the art of Hospitality. Her staff really...

Reviewed 29 October 2016

We arrived at the hotel at 2, and were told our room was not available yet, since it wasn't 3. We understood and went to town,the gal called us while out, and said our room was available. While we were waiting in the lobby we over heard that there was 30 some odd rooms available. Also we had gave her...

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Glenna W We are so sorry to read that we did not WOW you with either our VIP Service or the room you were assigned to. It is true that we are in the process of putting in our new elevator and there is construction and a bit of noise. This is why we were placing our guests in...

Weed, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

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Bay Area, Ca
Reviewed 26 October 2016

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

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Placerville, California
Reviewed 21 October 2016

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Brea, California
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was an unfortunate experience. I was given my key and instructions where to park. My key would not work. I phoned the desk and was told she would call back in 40 minutes. I told her I was in the back cold and miserable with luggage and I needed assistance now to have someone open the door. She said...

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, General Manager at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear about your unfortunate experience. If what you are saying is true we definitely dropped the ball. We only learned of your issues through this review although your stay was almost two months ago. We do regularly clean our guest room carpets and they are not supposed to be released for sale until they are completely...

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This Ramada is like an oasis with its tropical feeling of palms and ponds. Great fun to watch the ducks waddle up to the guests. They have a good home here!! We had a snafu, but Kether handled it well and professionally.

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Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear nancyroyw, Thank you so much for giving the Ramada Santa Barbara a perfect 5 Star Review and for giving us 5 Stars for Location, Sleep Quality, Rooms, Cleanliness, and Service. We pride ourselves on always offering VIP Service along with clean and comfortable rooms throughout every guest stay. It sounds like you really enjoyed our lush tropical gardens and...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel a bit out of town so you would need a car! Service brilliant, free cookies which were lush and the grounds are beautiful! Parking is free also! The bed was so comfortable and you could tell the pillows were fantastic quality, best nights sleep!

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Dear StephChris2016 Thank you for giving us a Perfect 5 Star Review and for mentioning how brilliant our VIP Service was during your stay. Our ownership and management has instilled a spirit of only offering VIP Service to our guests and both our Front Desk Staff and Cleaning Staff have all bought in. It is our goal to always offer...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Top Ramada Hotel in all of North America by Ramada Worldwide in September of 2016. The Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Best of the Best for 6 continuous by Ramada Worldwide. Green Certified by Santa Barbara County Green Business, Gold Certified by Audubon International, Environmentalist award from California Green Lodging Program. The Ramada Santa Barbara is Locally owned and Operated, Centrally located, known as the Best Value Hotel in the Greater Santa Barbara/Goleta area, and can often times save you hundreds of dollars over competing hotels in the downtown or beach areas. We pride ourselves on only offering VIP Service throughout your stay. The Ramada offers all guests, a Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast with made to order waffles, Free Wi-Fi-, Free Parking, Three Electric Car Charging Stations, free shuttle to and from SBA, Amtrak, and SB Airbus, and a magnificent Year Round Solar Heated Pool & Whirlpool where the water temperature is always perfect. Every room offers a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, premium cable and Free HBO, personal safe, comfortable high quality bed, iron & ironing board, voicemail, hairdryer, work desk, Free local calls, and private patio or balcony. Plus the Ramada offers a full business center. The Ramada Santa Barbara is just minutes away from everything in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area. Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) and University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are just 6 minutes away, downtown and the Santa Barbara beaches are just 10-12 minutes away. Rest, Relax, or Unwind around our lush tropical gardens and lagoons that are home to ducks, turtles, KOI, & goldfish. The Ramada Santa Barbara Value Pass let's you to Feel Like a Local by saving you up to $650.00 when you take advantage of all the discounts we offer. 2 for 1 Wine tasting, 2 for 1 to the Santa Barbara Zoo & Maritime Museum, Discounts to ATV Mountain Rides, Santa Barbara Helicopter, Museums, Attractions, Beach Horseback rides, Chumash Casino, Restaurants, and much more. Some discounts might change or be discontinued so please check with front desk staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Santa Barbara

Address: 4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1309
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: RM581 - RM975 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ramada Santa Barbara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 126
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Also Known As:
Ramada Limited Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Ramada
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#14 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#19 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#24 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Second floor has nice view looking over ponds/tropical landscape.”
 of 5 bubbles jziris, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the lower deck with access to the pond.”
 of 5 bubbles B1836VGjohnd, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not by the freeway!”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a floor on the top level.”
 of 5 bubbles marydorsey, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for rooms towards the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles guidow370, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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