"The room was very plain and modest. Did have beds though. No shampoo provided. no noise from freeway or street. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 15 Mar 2017

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Hotel Description

Motel near Los Padres National Forest in Carpinteria

Oceanside stay

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Carpinteria State Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Los Padres National Forest with a stay at this Carpinteria motel. Also, Tar Pits Park is within half a mile (1 km) and Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary is within 2 miles (3 km).

Outdoor pool

An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this motel. WiFi in public areas is free. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide around-the-clock assistance.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

The 138 guestrooms offer LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and free local calls.

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$106 per night

Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible (Roll-in Shower)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Refrigerator

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.1 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South

Everyone (12) Business (1) Family (1)
4 out of 5
The property was quaint and very quiet. The bluffs and beach were just a short walk away. Our children loved it! The motel was clean. There was a shopping center just around the corner for food, coffe, and a few fast food restaurants.

Posted by on 9 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 May 2019 by Brand Experience Team

Dear Traveler, We are glad you had a great experience and appreciate your feedback! We look forward to providing you with all of your future lodging needs.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Walking distance to the beach and restaurants. Bare bone facilities but nice and clean. Take the hair dryer with you if you want one.

Posted by on 24 Sep. 2018

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1 out of 5

WORST EVER HOTEL

In the past 15 days I have been in 15 hotels. This was the worst ever!! The rooms are micros..no where for luggage, no microwave, no mini-fridge, poor places to park and the staff is helpless, judgemental and borderline rude. Don't bother!

Posted by , from San Clemente, CA on 15 Jun. 2017

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1 out of 5

Worst hotel ever!

We had the nastiest room, the floors were wood so they weren't clean at all. The floors were black, had other people's hair on the ground, and we killed an earwig on the floor by the beds. The shower would be either really hot or really cold! The bathroom was horrific, the shower was dirty, the sink wouldn't drain so the nasty water just sat in the sink so we had to brush our teeth in the tub! We put towels down so we could walk because the bathroom was disgusting. The beds were so uncomfortable and you only got 1 pillow each person but the pillows felt like nothing! The bathroom reminded me of a really gross circle K bathroom! We wore our shoes the whole time because we did not want to be barefoot on the gross ground.

Posted by , from Arizona on 29 May 2017

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2 out of 5

uncomfortable bed

Pros: Good location.
Cons: They should put good mattresses in. Much can be forgiven if the bed is comfortable. They should air out the rooms. It was stuffy with a strange odor.
Location: Short walk to beach and good food close enough to walk. Many interesting dining choices.
Close to beach(short walk), fairly quite but just went ahead and gave up room and drove home as bed was just too uncomfortable to sleep in. We were just out the money but happy to have not suffered through the night.

Posted by on 28 May 2017

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3 out of 5

Sparse

Pros: Location was good
Cons: could doozy up the rooms a bit more.
Location: Good.
The room was very plain and modest. Did have beds though. No shampoo provided. no noise from freeway or street.

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2017

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1 out of 5

NEVER

Pros: NOTHING
Cons: NO
Location: DO BAD SO SO GOOD
NEVER DIRTY OLD I didint find pillow as basic also

Posted by , from FL on 1 May 2016

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2 out of 5

no manager available

Pros: location
Cons: staff professionalism
Location: great location restaurants, bars and beach within minuetes.
The new girl was fantastic but the manager was in hiding at all times. Had a question for him but was never around.

Posted by , from Honolulu, Hawaii on 11 Dec. 2015

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About the Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South

Location 5550 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013

Property Features

Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South offers its guests an outdoor pool, a vending machine, and coffee/tea in a common area. Public spaces have free WiFi. Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South also features laundry facilities and RV/bus/truck parking. Free self parking is available.

  • 138 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) (35.2 km / 21.9 mi)
  • Train station: Carpinteria Station (1.5 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South offers 138 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature air conditioning. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers. This Carpinteria motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Telephone
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:00 AM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 2 per room

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

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