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Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Was the Mar Monte Hotel. Very comfortable with every amenity you may need, safe, kurig coffee pot , cushy bed. and the desk/dressing table has a mirror over it, can be used as dressing table. Only problem, during the remodel some of the bath rooms do not have fans or windows. I checked another room , same problem. 3rd room...

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Ventura, CA
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My wife and I stayed here for a night celebrating her birthday in January. The staff was friendly enough and our room was okay. Even for SB though, this place is expensive and doesn't provide added amenities like breakfast or parking. You can apparently park for free on the street in front if you can find a spot and that...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for choosing us to help celebrate your very special occasion! Our hotel campus consists of a few options that you may be interested in. First, we have the Santa Barbara House which is a few blocks away from the main building. The guestrooms in this building were renovated last year, and the best part is that...

Reviewed 9 August 2016

How do I start, I booked a 500+ dollar room directly through the Hyatt. They said the Santa Barbara house was on a side street.. I assumed the room faced a side street not the ocean, NBD. Right? Wrong, I go to check in only to find out the The Santa Barbara House is not on Hyatt grounds, it's a...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Nice location, pricey for level of comfort. Only room available was handicapped, which I've are not, and room was musty and smelled like urine.. Unacceptable for a hyatt for what we paid..manager told us no more rooms....Really? Never, ever should find a room smelling like that. Eventually found us a smaller room (less than what we paid for). Young lady...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for leaving this feedback for us, we deeply apologize for the experience that you have had and we did put the room out of order for deep cleaning. We are happy to know that you were able to be helped in the morning as the night prior we were fully committed with no other rooms available....

Irvine, United States
Reviewed 5 August 2016

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

What it's all about with this hotel. In the quiet part of the water front. Across from East Beach. Rooms with view n balcony are well worth it (if you don't mind cars on Cabrillo). Poolside happy hour with $5 apps n wine/beer/cocktail. Parking $30. We should have parked on street in front of hotel, but not sure how safe...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Stayed in this hotel for one night worst night ever £400 a night to stay in the smelliest room ever Hotel needs refurbish asap not fit for staying in the room has the worst smell ever could not sleep all night lots of noise all night would not advise anyone to stay here better to stay in guest house facing

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and thank you sharing your feedback with us, we are very sorry that the room did not match your expectations and we are in the process of investigating the cause of the odor that you have mentioned. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope that you did enjoy your time in Santa Barbara.

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Overpriced is perhaps relative as everything in the area was more expensive than it should have been due to the season. That being said, apart from a decent location our stay was average at best. Our room was dark and musty. The pool is small and very overcrowded. The lobby staff was nice, but we also weren't able to check...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello and good day, thank you so much for your kind words regarding our lobby staff, our team certainly enjoys hearing that their hospitality is being acknowledged. You are correct with your thoughts about a renovation, the first two phases included the pool bar, restaurant, lobby and 29 guestrooms, most of which are located in a satellite building a few...

california
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived 1pm - purposely early to explain that the booking was incorrect and app had defaulted to 2 people I/o 3 . Immediately offered to pay for upgrade to ocean view room -or double queen but all sold out - reception was very happy to give a rollaway bed which was fine with us - went to room unpacked received...

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H596BGM, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Hello Beth, First off the experience that you had is certainly intolerable and we certainly have no excuse for it happening the way it did. Please know that we are in the final stages of creating and implementing a guide that will eliminate this for future guests. However, I’d love the opportunity to speak with you directly regarding your stay,...

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Exceeded our expectations! Received spectacular service from the staff, especially John at the front desk, who sent complimentary champagne and chocolate covered strawberries for my wife's birthday. Housekeeping staff wonderful: provided any needed amenities we requested. Location is great, as it's on the east side of town where it is quieter. Easy to find free street parking, though we there...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover one of the finest hotels in Santa Barbara, California when you stay at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. Built in 1931, our historic hotel welcomes guests with its casual elegance and first-rate service. Detailed with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture blended with modern conveniences, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is a shining gateway to the City of Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera. Discover 176 comfortably-appointed guestrooms, a perfect home base for both leisure and business travelers. Enjoy the warm California sunshine in our heated outdoor pool and enjoy a local beverage at our ocean view pool bar, Mar Vista, work off stress in the spacious fitness center, or enjoy dinner at Marbella Restaurant, serving American cuisine with California flair. A 100% smoke-free hotel, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara also offers amenities like in-room dining, valet and self-parking, valet laundry service, and a business center. With 10,000 square feet of flexible and unique meeting space, offering exquisite culinary selections and the latest in technology, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is ideal for your next corporate event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

Address: 1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (Formerly Hotel Mar Monte)
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: €199 - €474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara 4*
Number of rooms: 171
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Also Known As:
Hyatt Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Hotel
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Call the Front Desk if you have specfic requests as they are the most familiar and can assist you better than the main reservation line.”
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“Ask for an ocean view room if you can get it.”
benjamina226, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for sea view”
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“go to another hotel”
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“Do not stay near an elevator in the Santa Barbara House.”
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