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Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta was built to enhance extended stays and short-term visits. Our hotel provides easy access to Santa Barbara and an array of popular attractions including Stearns Wharf and University of California, Santa Barbara. We also offer a free shuttle to and from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport. Our modern hotel suites with complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-panel TVs are waiting for you. Fix a meal in our in-room kitchens featuring an array of cooking utensils and tableware. Get your fill each morning at our complimentary breakfast buffet with a selection of favorites to choose from including hearty eggs, fresh fruit and warm oatmeal. Join us every Monday to Wednesday night for free hors d'oeuvres and drinks at our social hour, The Residence Inn Mix™. Soak up the sun in true Californian fashion at our outdoor pool boasting scenic surroundings and a whirlpool. Whether in town visiting college campuses or clients, Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta makes your stay easy.
Overview Reviews
Welcome to Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta. Our contemporary hotel offers an ideal location, close to the University of California Santa Barbara and Downtown Santa Barbara. Enjoy close proximity to many businesses and popular attractions and shop till you drop with fantastic shopping areas close by. Relax and unwind in a stylish guest room or upgrade to a suite for more space and striking views of the Santa Ynez mountains. Each room features modern amenities including a 50-inch HDTV, microwave and mini fridge. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel and we offer flexible meeting space for a range of events. Enjoy delicious American specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner at our onsite restaurant or unwind at the rooftop bar and take in stunning views of the mountains. Our hotel also offers a modern fitness center and a heated outdoor swimming pool.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Beds were very comfortable. I love there are USB plugs and regular electrical plugs everywhere and assessable. The facility is new and well kept.
Cons: I was surprised that breakfast was not included.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Its a Hilton
Cons: Breakfast was difficult. Most Hilton properties offer the buffet and made to order eggs that guests can just order. At this location we are supposed to get our 'other breakfast items' (e.g. bacon, potatoes, sausage, etc.) and then let the table server order the omlette/eggs. This results in either the other items being cold by the time the order arrives, or having to eat the other things while waiting for the entree instead of being able to eat everything together. I'm sure it's offered as a 'service' for people not to have to order their items but sometimes, and I think this is one of those times, less is more. Keep it simple, keep it consistent with other Hilton properties and let guest enjoy the comfort of knowing what to expect no matter what hotel they choose to stay at.
Best Western Plus South Coast Inn - Goleta - Building
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8.5 Excellent (1,653 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Welcome to Best Western Plus South Coast Inn! Enjoy easy access to the freeway from our Goleta hotel, conveniently located with a great proximity to beach destinations and Santa Barbara. This Goleta Best Western has only one goal: To make sure every guest has a fantastic trip. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, enjoy a spacious room and the best amenities that set the stage for a memorable trip. At our Best Western hotel close to Santa Barbara, guests always come first and each of our staff members is committed to making your stay comfortable. The Best Western Plus South Coast Inn is known for its cleanliness, great value and free hot breakfast. Stay close to the beach without overpaying and enjoy a great value during your trip to southern California. The Santa Barbara Airport is close by, making it easy to catch those early morning flights. As an airport-adjacent hotel, we host a number of guests in town for short stays and an easy commute to their connecting flight. Our hotel in Goleta is also close to UCSB, and a number of students, faculty and staff stay with us. If you're here for a special event like graduation, depend on our Goleta hotel staff to make you feel right at home. Professors and faculty who need an extended stay enjoy the large rooms and quiet of our property, ideal for taking care of business. With the beaches steps away and quaint restaurant and dining options nearby, a trip to the area is always a treat. When guests stay at our Goleta hotel, they know they'll be treated to luxury bedding while taking advantage of an unbeatable value. Location is everything, and there's no reason why you can't do a little beach bumming even when in town for a few days of work-related travel.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Stayed a night on the 4th of July weekend. From check-in to check-out everything was smooth. Clean exteriors and interior, great location (close to the beach and also a few pharmacies and restaurants within half a mile), beautiful landscaping inside the courtyard, pool area was also clean and well-maintained. There were a lot of guests that weekend but i didn't feel overwhelmed or crowded at all. The breakfast served in the morning varied from breakfast cereal and english muffins to egg omelette and BACON! Yummy. My family and I had a great time there and would gladly go back.
Cons: The room felt a little bit crowded.
6.2 Good
Pros: I love the gardens around the hotel.
Cons: Breakfast ended too early for a holiday. Maintenance staff would not give pool towel because it was 10 minutes before hot tub was closing. I felt like a child be reprimanded by a parent. For $279.00 a night, I expected a little more.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean Hotel, Courteous Staff, Good Water Pressure, Pool, Non Smoking, Great Continental Breakfast, Ample Mirrors, Clean Full Bath, Great Bed and Dresser. TV came with DVD Player, too.
Cons: We needed assistance to operate the Cable TV. The Vanity mirror was loose.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Rooms have been nicely upgraded and appointed.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable hotel, great staff.
Cons: Sheets and towels as well as water in breakfast area were heavy on chlorine.
Overview Reviews
Welcome to the Hampton Inn Goleta, CA hotel. This hotel is positioned within eight miles of downtown Santa Barbara in the heart of Old Town Goleta. The beautiful Central Coast of California makes Goleta a desired destination for today's travelers. Conveniently located just off of famous Pacific Coast Highway 101 in Santa Barbara, this centrally located hotel is near shops, dining, beautiful golf courses, the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Airport, and fabulous California beaches. Just moments away from the high-tech companies of the Goleta Valley, the Hampton Inn Goleta, CA is the preferred choice of today's traveler. Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, excellent service and the use of complimentary modern day features such as 32'' HDTV's and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access ensure a relaxing and comfortable environment. Offering clean accommodations with a value that exceeds expectations along with Hampton Inn hotel's 100% satisfaction guarantee, your stay is sure to be a memorable experience. We love having you here at the Hampton Inn Goleta, California.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: One of the cleanest hotels that we've stayed in while visiting Goleta.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was super nice, the breakfast was the best of a lot of hotel stays I've had. Super convenient to UCSB. Clean, well kept. Parking was easy enough. And although my car battery didn't die another guests did and anot employee helped her jump her car which was really sweet. Quiet and great beds super comfortable and welcoming all around
Cons: Pool was closed but that's minor I suppose. The price was outlandish though. But it was better than sleeping on a crowded floor.
7.4 Good
Pros: The staff is friendly and helpful. Two bottles of water and daily breakfast are included. Free parking is free. The rooms are clean.
Cons: Walls seem thin -- I could hear TV and voices from the next room. The windows don't have blackout curtains.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms were very clean, the staff was helpful and friendly and the breakfast was very good
Cons: The ice maker on both the 1st and 2nd floor were broken the entire weekend. You had to go up to the 3rd floor to get ice. Not terrible just inconvenient
Overview Reviews
Boasting a style that reflects the city's rich Spanish history, Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta near Isla Vista provides modern comforts in a convenient setting. Located along the Highway 101 corridor, we are within half a mile of the University of California, Santa Barbara and just minutes from beautiful beaches and pristine golf courses. Whether in town to visit campus, conduct business or make family memories, you'll feel right at home at our hotel. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi, available in our lobby and rooms, and enjoy healthy and hearty breakfast, dinner and drink selections at The Bistro. In downtime, appreciate the area's scenery from outdoor lounge spaces with a fire pit and cozy seating, or utilize our fitness center with free weights and cardio equipment. Our resort-style swimming pool is the perfect place to unwind under the California sun or refresh after a long day of meetings. Start planning your visit and expect ultimate comfort and convenience at Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Location, clean, workout room, staff very helpful
Cons: The only thing I’d suggest is breakfast included.
3.7 Mediocre
Cons: Free breakfast wasn’t free, and it was late, warm at best, and tasted awful. Surprise charge of $10 to park overnight in an empty lot.
Kimpton Goodland - Goleta - Bedroom
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8.1 Excellent (928 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Kimpton Goodland offers a relaxing California getaway with a surfer-inspired theme and eclectic, laid-back attitude and atmosphere. The hotel features an on-site record store that sells actual vinyl records and live music events. It was rated the #3 Hotel in Southern California in 2017 by Conde Nast Traveler, and is just 7 minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport. This hotel is conveniently located near the 101 freeway, minutes from championship golfing, beautiful beaches, the Goleta Pier, and other area attractions. UC Santa Barbara is just six minutes away by car. Guests will enjoy a full schedule of weekly entertainment to choose from. Staff will assist with sightseeing, trip planning, and making reservations, and in-room record players. Other amenities include a fitness center on site, an outdoor pool, free WiFi for IHG Rewards Club Members, evening social hour, daily fitness classes, and laundry and dry cleaning service. Not only is the Kimpton Goodland Hotel pet-friendly, but they offer pet beds, bowls, and other amenities for guests furry family members. The restaurant patio is even pet-friendly, so guests never have to leave them behind. This boutique hotel features 158 guest rooms and suites that are uniquely designed with a mix of earthy textures and eccentric fabrics. Upgraded suites offer semi-private patios, separate living spaces, and the best views in the building. The hotel offers a free vinyl library in the lobby for guests to enjoy a variety of music in their rooms, as well.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Lovely decor, but what's better are their attentions to details. There's a happy hour every afternoon, activities, and in your room a record player and an ipod doc, for those in to retro or modern. What a great hotel!
3.4 Mediocre
Pros: The restaurant had a solid chestnut soup.
Cons: From other's reviews, this seems to have been a decent hotel at some point in time. It no longer is. Insects in the room, dusty, dirty bathroom, etc.
4.0 Okay
Pros: location was decent
Cons: 346 for a motel?
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Loved the decor and design of the rooms. The staff was also quite friendly.
4.0 Okay
Pros: Staff was great and restaurant had great food.
Cons: Hair in sink opon arrival, killed 2 spiders in room, 1 on floor, 1 on ceiling, beds were uncomfortable, bad shower head effected water pressure, bad weathstripping on door created breeze through crack, watered down coffee. Not typical of the quality I'm used to with Kimpton properties. Seems they bought motel and gave it a boutique look, but failed to go the extra mile to make it great, the reason I choose over other hotels was great past experiences with Kimpton. This one failed to live up to my expectations and was pricey for what we received.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Love the vibe and decoration
Cons: did not like the noise level
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The record player in the room was awesome.
Cons: There was nothing that I didn't like
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent customer service in all aspects of the hotel. Checkin was awesome. Service at the restaurant and bar was great. It's a decent value in the Santa Barbara area. I've never been to a Kimpton prior but from my friends descriptions of other Kimptons this one is their budget friendly version where there's still a lot of style for the money though.
Cons: It feels like a re-vamped 70's hotel that it is. I wish they had spent a little more money on replacing the door and window to something more sound proof and secure. You can see the outside between the door and the doorframe. For some reason you have to pull up on the door handle to open the door which made us think that the door was malfunctioning when it would open the normal way. For a new remodel there seems to be a bit more wear and tear than expected but maybe that's part of the 70's modern industrial design. The restaurant manager was berating his employees in front of the customers, which was really sad as the employees were super nice and helpful.
7.7 Good
Pros: I liked the style of the hotel, sorta a funky vintage modern. I appreciated the record player abd Beach Boys vinyl in the room. The large shower was also welcome.
Cons: Room was really quite small with no desk. This wasnt a working trip, so not a big deal. Also the cool armchair in my room had ropes across the armrests, which were really uncomfortable.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Hotel was quirky & fun!
Cons: Doors to room were not sealed all the way-you could see light coming in from gaps
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Loved the in room entertainment - a turntable with an album collection library - happy hour a bonus pool towels gym all adequate staff super freindly and helpful...eager to meet needs..service at its best...accompdations perfectly adequate - basic if you need a true description - but all you need in a beach town...
9.7 Excellent
Pros: I stayed there only one night but me and my family planed to have another trip there with our friends. It had a unique design and professional staffs.
Motel 6 Santa Barbara Goleta - Goleta - Building
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7.3 Good (1,034 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta is located within walking distance area dining. Visit Ellwood Butterfly Preserve 2 miles or Goleta Beach just 3 miles. Enjoy our modern rooms and outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi is available in all guest rooms.
2.2 Mediocre
Pros: not anything
Cons: small dirty rooms. noise. would NEVER stay again
4.8 Okay
Pros: Cheapest in the area. Walking distance to plenty of places to eat or buy amenities.
Cons: Mattress was a rock, bed sheets were sandpaper. We could easily hear the TV next door and every single person that walked by outside the room. No separation between toilet and rest of bathroom (sink and mirror). Wifi cost extra.
7.7 Good
Pros: Clean and simple
Cons: Very little toiletries no shampoo
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The picture is COMPLETELY accurate, the room looks exactly as shown. There is an additional 3 seat table under the TV which both beds face. You can't hear the neighbors or the noise from the street. The AC is not loud enough to disturb sleep like I have experienced before in other hotels. The non-carpeted floors is a good thing to note in case you were expecting to throw down a blanket and pillow for someone who didn't want to share a bed. Free coffee in the morning and a pool, it was the perfect spot for what we needed!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean and predictable, which is GOOD! You can count on Motel 6 to be the same generally everywhere.
Cons: Don't like paying for wi-fi. That's silly in this day and time.
7.6 Good
Pros: Price Staff flexibility to give us a different room even though I accidentally only booked one bed but obviously a family cannot sleep in one queen size bed. Even though they were completely booked they made it happen.
Cons: met all my expectations for a Motel 6
4.0 Okay
Cons: No shower mat, no shampoo, no free internet, price was ridiculous for one night during UCSB graduation. Front desk staff was nice, but price was tripled!
5.4 Okay
Pros: Walking distance to restaurants and necessities
Cons: Poor bed, small space, no hair dryer, one mirror, stayed in two different rooms and one had lousy TV and bad wifi connection, too loud to hear traffic at 2-4 am, not enough pillows on bed. Room was very clean so tolerated inconveniences
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Gentlemen behind the desk was very courteous and helpful
Overview Reviews
Complimentary SuperStart Breakfast and High Speed Internet access. 65 Air Conditioned Rooms. Cable TV w/HBO, ESPN. Large, heated outdoor swimming pool. Picnic and BBQ area. Located across the street from an executive 9 hole golf course. Many restaurants within walking distance. UCSB - 1 mile Santa Barbara Airport - 1/2 mile Beach - 1 mile Goleta Amtrak Station - 1 mile Pet Free Facilities Starting Jan. 1, 2011 there will be a flat 50 cents per night Tourism Tax added to the total tax. Charge a non refundable 150 USD penalty fee where the no pet policy is not followed.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Friendly staff, clean room, great place!
4.2 Okay
Cons: For the price I paid that was terrible. everything was minimal. The breakfast was unhealthy.
4.2 Okay
Pros: Price was relatively cheap for the area.
Cons: Room was old, worn, and didn't look very clean. The worst part was the bed, with nothing but a extremely thin, non-thermal blanket to provide warmth. We were freezing the first night. The second night, we left the heater on but that woke us up every thirty minutes with it roared into action. Overall, I would not recommend this place. Spend a bit more for a room that you can actually sleep in.
4.0 Okay
Pros: It was close to the airport.
Cons: Located on very busy, noisy intersection. Old building, small cramped room, small bed with poor mattress, very few electrical outlets to charge cell phone, watch, and computer. Had to unplug some lamps.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Price
Cons: Layout
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean room. Good location.
Cons: AC unit in the room is too loud.
4.2 Okay
Cons: Tap water smelled heavily of chlorine/ minerals. Heater was funky and unpredictable.