We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Ala Mar Motel

    102 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3505
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    US$247
    US$231
    SAVE US$16
    US$236
    US$236
    Traveller (74)
    Room & Suite (30)
    Dining (1)
    Villa Rosa Inn
    261 reviews
    #11 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Barbara
     
    West Beach Inn
    496 reviews
    #22 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Harbor View Inn
    1,289 reviews
    #11 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Best Western Beachside Inn
    947 reviews
    #24 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Overview
    • Excellent7%
    • Very good15%
    • Average21%
    • Poor17%
    • Terrible40%
    15 Jan 2017
    “Low quality motel”
    4 weeks ago
    “dreadful miserable motel”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
    Villa Rosa Inn
    261 reviews
    #11 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Barbara
     
    West Beach Inn
    496 reviews
    #22 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Harbor View Inn
    1,289 reviews
    #11 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Best Western Beachside Inn
    947 reviews
    #24 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Rooms
    6 Aug7 Aug
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$231.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Santa Barbara hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "cfcb1207faf742dc8cb0b4974d16e6d7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":119675,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[65695759],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":231,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"cfcb1207faf742dc8cb0b4974d16e6d7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":247,"lowestMetaPrice":231,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":247,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":247,"lowestMetaPrice":231,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":247,"hotelName":"Ala Mar Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImNmY2IxMjA3ZmFmNzQyZGM4Y2IwYjQ5NzRkMTZlNmQ3IiwiQUlLIjoiZTFhNzg0OWI5Y2NiNGY5OTg2YzU2MDhhY2JjMGFjYzcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$231", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"54223850":"TravelocityEWS","109265751":"HotelsCom2IB","65695759":"Hotwire","32681077":"Expedia","78885140":"OrbitzEWS","79437574":"CheapTicketsEWS","32455056":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (152)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Ala Mar Motel
    See the most recent reviews

    61 - 65 of 123 reviews

    Reviewed 27 June 2012

    A spur of the moment booking upon arrival in Santa Barbara. The staff were friendly and welcoming, the location perfect (on the sea front) and the room a good size. Contrary to other reports, no sign of bed bugs and the room was pretty clean....More

    Thank Becca M
    Reviewed 22 June 2012

    I went into this paying a top price for a popular weekend in summer. I went into this knowing there were many bad reviews on various sites online. I still kept the reservation because I'm super low-maintenance when it comes to what I expect and...More

    5  Thank wd7375
    Reviewed 18 June 2012

    This place is more Shabby than Chic! Run dont walk to another Hotel. The room smells like a fish tank! tiles falling off the walls, noisy, the hairdryer shot flames out the end. Furniture old and stained, pictures falling out of the frames towels 2...More

    3  Thank Stoneyd
    Reviewed 24 May 2012

    I went from these reviews and booked the "nicest" room in the place. When we got there, the folks running the place were sketchy, but we checked in anyway. When we went to the room it had food in the microwave from the previous guests,...More

    2  Thank Krista C
    Reviewed 21 May 2012

    We strolled into town late at night looking for a place to stay over night not realizing where we were in Santa Barbara. They had vacancies and since it was so late we got a good deal. Front desk staff weren't the most professional, but...More

    Thank Mista D
    Villa Rosa Inn
    261 reviews
    #11 of 18 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Santa Barbara
     
    West Beach Inn
    496 reviews
    #22 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Harbor View Inn
    1,289 reviews
    #11 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Best Western Beachside Inn
    947 reviews
    #24 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$180 - US$303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #16 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Expedia, TripOnline SA, Priceline, Cancelon and HotelsClick so you can book your Ala Mar Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
    • Also Known As
    • Ala Mar Hotel Santa Barbara ,
    • Ala Mar Santa Barbara
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (74)
    Room & Suite (30)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
    Bathroom (6)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
    370 reviews
    .14 km away
     
    Harbor House Inn
    748 reviews
    .28 km away
     
    Hotel Californian
    .23 km away
     
    Marina Beach Motel
    568 reviews
    .33 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Toma Restaurant and Bar
    1,401 reviews
    .37 km away
    The Lark
    765 reviews
    .39 km away
    Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara
    1,028 reviews
    .40 km away
    Sambo's Restaurant
    849 reviews
    .18 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Moreton Bay Fig Tree
    287 reviews
    .40 km away
    Reagan Ranch Center
    216 reviews
    .37 km away
    Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center
    126 reviews
    .46 km away
    Santa Barbara Winery
    92 reviews
    .45 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Ala Mar Motel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Find different accommodation"
    Read review
    "Upper floor a bit quieter."
    Read review
    "Choose room in adjacent hotel/motel and save some aggro."
    Read review
    "Just ask for 119"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing