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    Blue Sands Motel

    421 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3645
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 240 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Loved this 12 room motel. Rooms and bathrooms all refurbished. Nice pool and seating area. Could even see the sea from our room. Liked the local art in the rooms. Very good value compared with hotels in the area.

    Thank Robberman90
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Cracking little hotel, with a good location and for a short stay ticked all our boxes! Close to the beach. Really helpful staff. Really clean rooms, spacious and comfortable. I would recommend staying here. Some of the pictures on here don't do the place justice...More

    Thank Rdrusty1977
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had room 12 which was bright and airy with views over a park area and out to the beach and sea Very nice room ,Clean and comfortable. Lots of oil rigs lurking offshore. Don't know if this is the reason that some people have...More

    Thank Tabletopmountain
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I’m not one to bandy the word “sweet” around but for whatever reason that’s what comes to mind for this small boutique inn. Only 12 rooms with, I believe, 4 downstairs and the rest upstairs. There did not appear to be an elevator. I think...More

    Thank hornbeamVal
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Lovely Motel to stay in. We were here for one night whilst driving up the coast. Had a gorgeous room with ocean view. Very clean comfortable and modern. The pool area looked very nice but sadly didn't get chance to use it. Was a comfortable...More

    Thank Julia K
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 179 - US$ 326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #18 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
    • Also Known As
    • Blue Sands Hotel Santa Barbara ,
    • Blue Sands Santa Barbara
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    Bathroom (8)
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    r0udak
    27 September 2016|
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    Response from sillyboyz | Reviewed this property |
    it's a lovely small hotel so as other traveller has said no beer,however plenty of pubs in santa Barbara selling craft beers centre is about 20 minutes walk hope this helps
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    "Room twelve great views"
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    "Ask for a room with ocean view."
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    "Room #6 is right at the top of the stairs so we hard a lot of people traffic and noise."
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    "The roomy suite has a park and ocean view."
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