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6602 Old Pacific Coast Highway, Carpinteria, CA 93001 – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 136 reviews)
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Outdoor Pool, Sun Deck
Ping-Pong, Hiking, Private Beach Area
Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
Cribs are not available.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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A very short walk from the beach, this pet-friendly Santa Barbara motel features an outdoor pool and modern guest rooms with cable TV. State Street is a 5-minute drive away.
Score from 361 reviews Review score
This oceanfront hotel in downtown Santa Barbara is a 4-minute walk from Stearns Wharf. It features 2 heated outdoor pools, a modern fitness center and in-room spa services.
Score from 730 reviews Good
Placed just a few blocks from downtown Carpinteria, California and near beaches, shops and restaurants, the pet-friendly Motel 6 offers relaxing amenities and convenient services.
Score from 235 reviews Review score
Located directly across from the beach, this Santa Barbara hotel features a heated outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a deluxe daily continental breakfast. The Zoological Gardens are a short walk away.
Score from 601 reviews Good
I first thought the hotel would be to close to the highway, but we didn´t hear to much from it. The frontside is just amazing. You have a very nice view on the pacific, very good breakfast in the garden, a nice pool, cosy rooms with nice furniture...It´s a very,very nice little hotel!!!!
It was difficult to find and very close to the highway. Its a pitty that the breakfast is not served on real procelain. There is no beach infront of the hotel, but we liked it anyway!
Great patio and restaurant
Took a long time to get hot water in the morning
Beds were very comfortable. Views were spectacular and other guest friendly.
There is NO air conditioning. Can't sleep while it is hot and having all windows open sometimes provided a breeze but can't sleep with the construction noise and light. They have "poor quality", unprotected Wi-Fi. Phone did not work because the building is old and wires are bad. Floors are slanted including the toilet.
The seaview The swimming pool The restaurant the staff
Slow wifi a little old fashion hotel, but clean
Big room. Looked out to ocean - could hear waves crash at night. Pool right by ocean. On lovely bay. Good restaurant on site. Great breakfast.
Because of road change, a little hard to find. Pool but no hot tub - still, 4 out of 5 stars - great value for the money.
Fantastic view, pool next to the sea, you could hear the sound of the waves, romantic little place just perfect
view spectacular. restaurant top notch
dresser in room was musty smelling .
The pool was very nice - clean and a good temp. The restaurant menu was limited but good, and the view is great. The seagulls are a pain, but the water guns made it fun to chastise them.
It's not exactly on the beach, and the way to the beach is not obvious. There was roadwork going on, so it was loud in the room. There's no fan or A/C in the rooms. It has super limited staffing, so you always have to wait to get anything - check-in/check-out/pool towels. Your only dining option is the onsite restaurant without a significant drive especially around dinner time traffic.
View. Comfy bed.
No air conditioning (wasn't really necessary but it was a little humid), and pool isn't heated. Restaurant and bar closes super early. If you are the first floor everyone passes by your room.
Terrific location overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Dinner exceeded expectations and al fresco dining experience was perfect. Will definitely return.
The location, right on the water's edge.
- The hotel is quite shabby and in desperate need of refurbishment. - When checking out after our one night stay we were accidentally charged $1333 instead of $133. We pointed this out and the credit card transaction was reversed and we were assured it would not go through. However when we got to our hotel in San Francisco later that day for a 4 night stay our card was declined due to the hold of $1333 still being on the card. This caused embarrassment and we ended up having to pay in cash as the problem was still not fixed by the following day.
Lovely hotel by the sea. Very comfortable. Great location for restaurant - continental breakfast only OK at best.
Location, location, location.
Pool was green, rooms were hot eventhough it was only 60 degrees at night and the construction went on all night from the highway.
Listening to the ocean and having clean air...was over cast but still loved it.
Having to struggle to find a way down to the beach. How about a walking path so at my age(66) I don't have to travel over rocks?
The view is wonderful. Staff very friendly and helpful.
Hidden gem, feels like you're staying in Hawaii
Location. View. Cheap.
Rooms are dated and have an unpleasant odor. Floor was dirty and in need of replacement.
Great place for a couple to retreat to. Rooms are older furniture is older, but truthfully we will go back over and over again. Your paying for the view and the restaurant was fabulous! !
The location is great, rooms comfortable and the staff helpful. We had 4 nights and enjoyed our stay. Having a lovely long time for the continental breakfast was great.
We were disappointed with the food. Thought the restaurant food was expensive for what it was, and perhaps the chef is trying too hard to be inventive. For example, I ordered Eggs Benedict, and was surprised when it was served with very spicy sausage, instead of ham/bacon and spicy patatas bravas and chilli powder sprinkled on the poached eggs ....just odd! It completely overwhelmed the perfectly poached eggs and lovely hollandaise sauce.
The view the view the view!!! Liked the breakfast as well... bed was cozy.
It is in desperate need of a refurbishing!! The carpet was worn the window blinds did not work paint chips everywhere... it was as clean as could be
The room was clean and had a great view , restaurant was fantastic ;)
TV was a bit old ;(
I liked the friendliness of the staff. It was a great price with a great view.Very peaceful.
All the road construction infront of hotel.
The view is definitely the reason to stay here. The bed was very comfortable.
The bathroom was marginal. Could use some updating for sure.
Room old and run down doubt I would ever stay there again
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