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The Sandman Inn
3714 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 – Show map
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Sauna, Hot Tub
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).
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Laundry, Business Center
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 17 years stay 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.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night for extra beds.
Free! One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
The Sandman Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.
Please note: Reservations made with a declined credit card will be held until 4 pm. After 4 pm, the reservations will be canceled. If the guests arrive after 4 pm, rooms/rates will be subject to availability.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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The room for breakfast is too small.
A roof over our heads
Size of room (super small) Old room flat carpet and dirt and glass on floor along wall edge carpet didn't fully reach wall in corners and saw padding smelly faucet water unfriendly staff at front desk
Fair price and good location on Highway One travels.
Nice facility, close to shops and resturants.
I wish the coffee pot made coffee for two instead of one, no second pack, only decaf.
Location was good
It felt like a cheap run down hotel. There was a really bad smell through out the facilities & bugs in the room.
Modern, clean rooms. Excellent free breakfast that we weren't expecting as not stated on Booking.com spec. There was a huge variety of food and it was constantly replenished. Good clean swimming pools and useful laundry rooms.Good wi-fi. 5 minutes by car to the heart of SB.
Rooms updated- showers/ tiling have not!
The room was clean and nice. The breakfast was very good.
The breakfast, the choice of 2 pools and the complimentary coffee.
Great location, price is good for the area. Walking distance for places to eat. Rudys mexican very good even though doesn't look like much from outside. Denny's close by.The pool area is very good, staff is excellent. Room was great but not 5 star. I would go back again.This town is totally overpriced for rooms but you have no choice. The grounds are well kept, carpet could of been newer but ok. Ikea furniture. Was good enough for our needs.good value for the money, close to everything
Amazing motel! Great pools, good coffee and tea facilities, nice breakfast, good laundry facilities, nice room and shower.
Wifi did not work and the bed could have been made a bit better.
Location is easy to find and located in the central area within distance to downtown Santa Barbara and La Cumbre Shopping Mall and the beach
For $216 per night I was expecting the facility to be a little bit more decent. The room was small, bathroom was old with semi chipped paint on the wall, toilet had dirty stains in the toilet bowl, there was no sink counter to put your essentials like make-ups and brushes. Our breakfast was self served and cold, you have to heat up with the microwave and it was not cheap since it was included with the room rate (it wasn't free). I had better continental breakfast at other hotels with cheaper room rate. On our first day when my friend and I checked in our room keys wasn't working properly. We had to called the front desk to re-activate them again in order for them to work. Then on the next day we got up early and left our room at 9:30am to go downstairs to have breakfast (not knowing it was self serve with cold bagels, waffles, cereals, hard boiled eggs) we had left a sign on the door slot for "house keeping" to clean our room. When we came back around 6:30pm our room was still not made up yet (it was the same as we left in the morning....shake my head). I called the front desk and asked them why we didn't get house keeping and the staff personnel said they did pass by our room but thought our sign said "Privacy Please" and didn't bother to ask. I was very disappointed with the entire stay at Sandman Inn. I don't feel comfortable recommending this place to anybody since I had a bad experience even though the staff was nice and courteous when we asked for help or have any questions regarding where to go have fun while staying at Santa Barbara.
Breakfast at Al's diner was great. Tables cleared quickly and donuts restocked amply. Great start to the day. Super comfy bed and spacious room. Fantastic value for money compared to other hotels we stayed at on our drive down PCH.
Quite a way out of town. I think it would be a bit far to walk. But the drive down las palmas rd through hope ranch to the coast was really pretty.
Walking distance to a few restaurants and bars. That was it.
The rude staff! The Ants! I went to lay down and felt something crawling on my arm, and when I look down I see an ant... and then to look onto my pillow and see four more ants! And under the duvet another two! Unbelievable! I then told the staff at the main desk, all she said was "sorry about that I'll put you in another room". Bearing in mind she had a smile on her face as she was saying this, and didn't look shocked at all making me think this is a common occurrence. Disgusting!
Friendly staff and well maintained room and facilities
Although the neighborhood is fine, it would have been great to be closer to the center of town.
Noise from the upper floor
It was way too expensive for this type of accommodation
Outstanding "value-for-money" motel who even provided a toothbrush and toothpaste in the huge comfortable room!
Good size room and the pool area was nice and relaxing
Location was a little removed from Santa Barbara
Loved this hotel, very nice setup and good facilities. Breakfast was, for what we have seen during our holiday, better than the standard. Location also very good, within 5 minutes in the center and beach.
The location, the convenience of parking right outside room, the diner for breakfast
The room was a little stuffy, and was hard to keep a comfortable temperature.
Nice staff, excellent breakfast
Comfortable beds Good breakfast Easy parking
Some distance from city centre restaurants Strict check in time
location. free wi-fi, continental breakfast
room felt stuffy. only able to sleep with fan running. All sorts of budget conscience people stay here, which means some party riffraff.
complimentary breakfast and parking
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