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    Sandyland Reef Inn

    4160 Via Real, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1221
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    Overview
    • Excellent8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Breakfast included
    Pets Allowed
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 90 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked this hotel for busy Labor Day weekend - after checking in we were given a very small room right under stairs with a side window facing a wall, nothing resembling the photos they post. We immediately went back to front desk - they did...More

    Thank marcellao386
    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    Motel was clean, small, but was toooooo noisy, I couldn't sleep all night with people up late, outside talking, and cars going by....also the air didn't work so good, I had it on 70 and room was still warm...

    1  Thank maryg59_13
    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    Read the google reviews, you'll find lots of folks sharing their opinion about the rudeness of the staff. Small, old hotel does have good rates depending on what day it is, be careful to check ahead of time. It isn't near anything fun really, except...More

    1  Thank Raylon S
    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    I did not select this hotel, my MIL made the call, and we went along with her decision (yes she wears the pants in her family). Price was her deciding factor as we were in the area for a college graduation and saw all hotel...More

    Thank Anne S
    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Very good for the price. Free wifi and fridge in room. I got the cheapest room, which was probably a storage room before they hung a hanger rack off the wall and squeezed in a bathroom. Only real complaint was the toilet handle had to...More

    Thank Ken L
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 65 - US$ 186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 45
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    • California >
    • Carpinteria
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    • Sandyland Reef Hotel Carpinteria
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    "Pay the extra for the King Suite, I did and I got a newly renovated room."
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