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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Presidio provides easy parking; large, clean rooms; friendly staff; and is located close to the downtown scene. We enjoyed sharing a glass of wine on the comfortably furnished upper deck during sundown and riding the bikes around town in the morning.

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! We are happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of my two favorite things on the property - our beautiful sun deck and the beach bicycles! The sundeck is a great place to enjoy a glass of wine at sunset! And the bicycles are a wonderful way to take in the...

Switzerland
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Presidio is a good thou basic motel, right on State Street. Good quiet location; easy access. Large, convenient and clean accessible room, with excellent spacious shower. Good ample parking. Enough ice.

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Please come back and stay with us again soon! Regards, Laura

Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night for my girlfriends birthday and it was a great experience! The staff is very friendly and even had a birthday card ready for her. We enjoyed the bikes they provided and got to cruise near the beach. They also had great tv channels! Would definitely recommend staying here and will hopefully be back.

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and Happy Birthday to your girlfriend again! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and got a chance to enjoy our complimentary beach bicycles. They are a great way to tour Santa Barbara and enjoy the beautiful scenery we have in this town. We hope that you will be back...

Glasgow
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon and we're not disappointed. Room was spotless, all the staff were super friendly and helpful. Perfectly located and just a short walk into town. If we come me back to Santa Barbara we will be staying here for sure.

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Congratulations on your recent wedding! We hope you are having a great honeymoon trip and thank you for choosing to spend a part of it with us! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room to be spotless! Cleanliness is one of our top priorities and it means a lot to...

March, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Can't fault this accommodation. Checkin was super easy and helpful, rooms are wonderfully clean and beautifully decorated. The outside deck area is super and an added bonus. Wifi is excellent. Bathroom is clean and well stocked. Beds are to die for and for me the chair and footstool are a wonderful bonus. Great place, come and stay!!

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you for such a wonderful review! We sincerely appreciate all the wonderful compliments and are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We took notice of our guest's comments on wanting better WiFi and are so glad to hear that you noticed that is working very well. Our beds were all replaced a few months ago with a top...

Carmel, California
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Santa Barbara is a wonderful town but the hotels are generally expensive. We have stayed at The Presidio Motel twice now as we have found the location and price to be very reasonable. Located at what I refer to as the top of State Street, but the downtown part of State Street where the action is, it is walking distance...

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are lucky to be so close to all that Santa Barbara has to offer and that our guests can simply walk to everything in town. We hope that you were also able to take advantage of our complimentary beach bicycles! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see...

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My criteria when looking for a place to see are: clean, quiet, safe, and as reasonably-priced as possible as I'm not one to spend a fortune for a place to sleep - I like to be out exploring. The Presidio met all of my criteria. It is one of the most reasonably-priced motels in Santa Barbara. It is an older...

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as we strive to offer an affordable accommodation for our guests in Santa Barbara. Our top priorities are customer service and cleanliness so thank you for noticing both! Our deck is wonderful gathering place and...

NE England
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Rooms are newly decorated and furnished. Has a good sun deck at 2nd floor for whiling the time away . Seat loungers tables etc. No coffee, tea or water in the room. No means of heating food or water. So is it a hotel/motel hybrid. Coffee in reception area when open (after 8 am). Noise would travel if noisy guests...

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will be back to visit us again. We greatly appreciate your feedback as we are working toward adding additional amenities for our guests. Thank you for staying with us! Regards, Laura

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Booked this hotel with three of my girlfriends while road tripping through California. The place has a great location--it is only a 15 minute walk to the main part of town. The rooms were very clean, the beds were super comfortable and the bathroom had all the amenities we needed! The staff was amazingly approachable and nice, and gave us...

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of our property! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will be back to visit us again soon. We are very fortunate to be able to offer our guests a great location to explore Santa Barbara. Thank you for choosing to stay with us - see...

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

really nice place to stay! especially the guy on the front desk! very nice and helpful! gives you good recomendation where to go to the beach, bars, restaurants! we all enjoyed it! simply all together: very professional! we surely would come back again!

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Laura Y, General Manager at Presidio Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so glad that we were able to provide you with great customer service and help with recommendations on sites to see in Santa Barbara. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! Regards, Laura

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Santa Barbara's Modern Boutique Motel. Free Bicycles, Complimentary Parking, Free Wi-Fi, Closest Motel to Downtown! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Presidio Motel

Address: 1620 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2520
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: ₹ 7,419 - ₹ 15,587 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Presidio Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“I asked for a quiet room away from the street and got one. Very quiet. No elevator, tho, so get a ground floor room if you can't do stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Marigoldmunchkin, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go upstairs to avoid hearing people walking above.”
 of 5 bubbles jackoNEEngland, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for room furthest from street”
 of 5 bubbles janet423, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles Steeeee69, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Chose room”
 of 5 bubbles 688clairet, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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