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    Blue Sands Motel

    421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent48%
    • Very good36%
    • Average12%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “ceiling fan” (12 reviews)
    “ocean view” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Beachfront
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 February 2016

    we usually like to stay in places with local charm. This has a tiny bit of charm if you like 1960-1970s era situations. They have updated the floors, bedding, bathrooms and rooms with kitchens are very convenient, although kitchen is very dated. It worked for...More

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    Response from BlueSandsMotel, Manager at Blue Sands Motel

    Dear Computerpals, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We are very sorry to hear that we were unable to meet your expectations. We are also sorry to hear that one of our guests was talking loudly. Unfortunately, he is...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    Loved the property. Very nice with beach access right across the street. Room was beautiful, loved having a fireplace, and the bathroom was larger than most chain hotels. The pool was immaculate (although the outdoor temp kept us from using it) I liked having close,...More

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    Response from BlueSandsMotel, Manager at Blue Sands Motel

    Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. This is exactly the kind of guest experience that we try our best to deliver. Please come back and visit us again, hopefully when...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2016

    We were driving through for one night at Blue Sands Motel. Greeted so kindly, we chose them for price we were surprised at how nice for the money. I love to be able to walk to the beach and it fit the bill. I like...More

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    Response from BlueSandsMotel, Manager at Blue Sands Motel

    Dear Mirasolbaja, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We always love to hear how much our guests enjoy their stay in Santa Barbara, especially when we can contribute to their positive experience. Many of our guests really enjoy our...More

    Reviewed 16 February 2016

    This place is my favorite place to book when visiting Santa Barbara..true it's not a resort hotel but it's very affordable, very clean nod quite,and right across the ocean ..there also the park to one side of the hotel for my dog to run around,...More

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    Response from BlueSandsMotel, Manager at Blue Sands Motel

    Dear Flakes53, Thank you very much for reviewing our property. We love our regular guests and are always so happy to see them come back. We are only a small property, but our goal is to provide our guests with the best value and the...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

    This Little Motel Is Clean Comfortable And Homey The Rooms Are Nice And The Staff Really Takes Care Of The Property... It's Close To Beach And Restaurants All Within Walking Distance ... Check It Out You Won't Be Disappointed ... Bring Food Because They Don't...More

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    Response from BlueSandsMotel, Manager at Blue Sands Motel

    Dear Ken, Thank you very much for taking time out of your day to review our property and for your kind words. We really appreciate it. Unfortunately, it’s true that we are too small to offer breakfast, but we do have a great little place...More

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    About
    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
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    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • #11 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
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    Room & Suite (41)
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    what types of beer are included
    26 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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    mkg46
    Hi we just booked for a King for 3/11/2015 through 3/13/15. 3 nights. We wouldn't mind upgrading to a King with a fireplace and if one comes available would you let us know. Confirmation # 0012599 By the way what is the temperature there this time of year?
    23 February 2015|
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    Is this a pet friendly hotel?
    4 September 2014|
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    Response from BlueSandsMotel | Property representative |
    Hello, We are dog-friendly. There is a $10 + tax fee per dog per night. Please let us know if you have additional questions. Thank you, Ines
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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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    "Up stairs rooms provide the best beach views"
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    "Second floor middle room, Rm. 205(?), has partial oceanview for the same rate as other rooms without."
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