This Santa Barbara Motel, 15 minutes’ drive from the University of California Santa Barbara, offers a complimentary daily breakfast buffet and free bicycles to its guests during their stay.

Rooms are furnished with white linens and look out onto the garden. They feature cable TV, air conditioning, and coffee and tea-making facilities. A refrigerator & iron with ironing facilities are also included.

This non-smoking motel is 5 minutes walk from the beach, marina and wharf. Highway 101 is 5 minutes’ drive from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Marina Beach Motel has been welcoming guests since 7 Feb 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast info


Free parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Marina Beach Motel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • West Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    150 yards from property
  • East Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    550 yards from property
  • Leadbetter Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    800 yards from property
  • One Thousand Steps Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.5 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • What amenities have changed due to covid?
    We have enhanced cleaning/safety procedures. Our continental breakfast consists of individually wrapped items. All amenities are available for use.
    Answered on 24 July 2020
  • Are you able to place a cot in the room for our 9 month old?
    Hello Chris, We do have cribs available and will have one set up in the room for your daughter. We look forward to welcoming you! Thank you, Yvonne ...
    Answered on 16 December 2019
  • Cost for pets
    We do allow pets in many of our rooms. FYI – there is a $15 per pet per night tax-free fee for your pet(s).
    Answered on 13 July 2020
  • What kind of breakfast? Buffet? or continental?
    We are currently offering a continental breakfast with assorted pastries, bagels, muffins, cold cereals, oatmeal, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, and an ass...
    Answered on 19 April 2021
  • How far is your hotel from the beach and attractions
    Hello, Our property is a half block from West Beach. It is also a half block from the marina and two blocks from Stearns Wharf. It is ideally locat...
    Answered on 9 October 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Facilities of Marina Beach Motel
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Marina Beach Motel takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 23:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


07:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Marina Beach Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

Guests arriving outside reception opening hours are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Guests bringing pets will be charged a Pet Fee of $20 USD per pet per night.

Construction will take place on property from 10/31/22 through 3/31/23 during daytime hours. This will include roof replacement and room remodeling, which will result in construction noise and mess.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Marina Beach Motel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Marina Beach Motel

  • Marina Beach Motel is 1.1 miles from the centre of Santa Barbara.

  • Check-in at Marina Beach Motel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at Marina Beach Motel include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • The nearest beach is just 150 yards from Marina Beach Motel.

  • The prices at Marina Beach Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Marina Beach Motel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Marina Beach Motel by:

    • Car 15min

  • Marina Beach Motel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):