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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria North
2.0 out of 5.0 4200 Via Real, Carpinteria, CA
Free Cancellation
$80
3.2/5 (1,497 reviews)

Close to the highway and seems quiet place to stay.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019
Situated in Carpinteria, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tomol Interpretive Play Area, Los Padres National Forest, and Carpinteria State Beach. Seaside Gardens ...
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South
2.0 out of 5.0 5550 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
Free Cancellation
$80
3.3/5 (1,302 reviews)

All I can say is keep up the good work your efforts will pay off I can do without breakfast and shampoo if it means saving hard earned cash ... At this location you will get more than your money’s worth. Motel 6 Carpinteria South gets a 4 plus or 5 minus from this weary traveler ... !

Reviewed on May 25, 2019
Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tar Pits Park and Carpinteria State Beach. Los Padres National Forest is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away. Carpinteria ...
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta
2.0 out of 5.0 5897 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
Free Cancellation
$106
3.1/5 (818 reviews)

I think it was fairly nice place to stay at for a couple of days.

Reviewed on May 28, 2019
Situated in Goleta, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Los Padres National Forest. ...
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0 128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
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$139
3.8/5 (1,114 reviews)

The breakfast was good. It didn't look super nice but good enough.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019
Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Santa Barbara City College. Presidio Santa Barbara ...
Royal Copenhagen Inn
Royal Copenhagen Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 1579 Mission drive, Solvang, CA
Free Cancellation
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$109
4.3/5 (1,817 reviews)

Excellent for pets! Great space to walk your dog. Also, the pool and games were all great—mini Golf, ping ping outside and plenty of board games to rent.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019
Located in the heart of Solvang, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Brewing Company, Wildling Museum, and Solvang Festival Theater. Hans Christian ...
Motel 6 Buellton - Solvang Area
Motel 6 Buellton - Solvang Area
2.0 out of 5.0 333 McMurray Road, Buellton, CA
Free Cancellation
$70
3.5/5 (701 reviews)

The staff helped me with early check in. I had just had major surgery and needed to check in early and rest before my concert. My night was amazing....thank you to the staff that helped make that possible.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019
Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana and OstrichLand USA. Mosby Winery and Hans Christian ...
The Inn at East Beach
The Inn at East Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
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$219
4.0/5 (1,336 reviews)

Close to the beach, friendly staff, nice breakfast

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019
Located in East Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cabrillo Pavillion and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Museum of ...
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street
2.0 out of 5.0 3505 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
$116
3.2/5 (702 reviews)

Two great places to eat nearby, Via Maestro 42 and Jeanine’s, and a great bookstore. Quiet area.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019
Situated in Santa Barbara, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Barbara Golf Club and Upper State Street. Santa Barbara Natural History Museum and Los Padres ...
Sandpiper Lodge
Sandpiper Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 3525 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
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$129
3.8/5 (1,948 reviews)

We have a large family and we stayed in the deluxe suite and love to two bedrooms. Everything was clean. It’s simple, no upgrades in the room. We ordered a roll away crib and were given a blown up mattress that had a hump in the middle. My daughter rolled off 3 times in the middle of the night. They ...

Reviewed on May 14, 2019
Located in the heart of Santa Barbara, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Barbara Golf Club and Upper State Street. Santa Barbara Natural History Museum ...
Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta
Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta
2.0 out of 5.0 6021 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA
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$110
3.4/5 (895 reviews)

Hotel is located near the 101 freeway; making travel around Santa Barbara a lot easier. The staff were great and helpful. I would recommend that they install mini fridges in their rooms. I always go to a local grocery store and stock up on food for the week to keep costs down, but I could not do ...

Reviewed on May 14, 2019
Situated near the airport, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and within 3 mi (5 km) of Los Padres National ...
Svendsgaard's Danish Lodge Americas Best Value Inn
Svendsgaard's Danish Lodge Americas Best Value Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 1711 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA
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$108
4.2/5 (794 reviews)

Friendly and quick service. Great local Danish pastrys for breakfast. Easy location to walk to town.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019
Situated in Solvang, this motel is steps from Hans Christian Andersen Museum and Old Mission Santa Ines. Solvang Festival Theater and Solvang Vintage Motorcycle ...
Oasis Inn & Suites
Oasis Inn & Suites
2.0 out of 5.0 3344 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
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$129
3.6/5 (520 reviews)

The check in, stay, and check out were smooth and perfect.

Reviewed on May 11, 2019
Situated in the business district, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Barbara Golf Club and Upper State Street. Santa Barbara Natural History Museum and ...
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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
    5.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.4 out of 5 (1,086 reviews)

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara$399

    Jun 20 - Jun 21

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara$399
    Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

    Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

    5620 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
      2.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.3 out of 5 (1,717 reviews)

      Best Western Plus South Coast Inn$153

      Jun 23 - Jun 24

      Best Western Plus South Coast Inn$153

      Goleta Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      You can select from more than 14 hotels and other lodging choices in Goleta, though there are only 2 economical motels. When you pick one of these cheaper accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

      Because you'll save on your room price, you can experience more of the activities in Goleta. Not-to-be-missed sights include Los Padres National Forest in Goleta, as well as Santa Barbara Natural History Museum and Mission Santa Barbara in the area.

      Fun fact: Beginning in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and today, examples of these can still be found along historic U.S. Route 66. At many motels, you'll often find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool.


      Below are some of Expedia customers' best-rated Goleta motels to select from:

      Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta

      • Stay within a 10-minute drive of University of California-Santa Barbara and Los Padres National Forest.
      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

      Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta

      • An outdoor pool along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
      • It's located within a quick 5-minute drive of Goleta Beach.


      Things to Do in Goleta


      In this family-friendly area, enjoy its popular beaches and top-notch restaurants while you're sightseeing. Visitors like Goleta for its shops, cafés, and bars.

      Here are favorite places in and around Goleta:

      • Los Padres National Forest
      • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum
      • Mission Santa Barbara

      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Coal Oil Point Reserve
      • Goleta Butterfly Grove
      • El Capitan State Beach

      You'll find these family-friendly attractions in the area:

      • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens
      • Santa Barbara Zoo

      Goleta is also popular for its:

      • Sports
      • University life

      Best Time to Visit Goleta


      Determine the perfect time for your visit to Goleta by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
      • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 66° F and nighttime temperatures average 40° F
      • April-June: 72° F is the daytime average and 46° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 75° F and nighttime averages are around 54° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 73° F during the day and 40° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 17.09 inches in a year

      How to Get to Goleta and Around the Area



      Goleta Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)Airport0.9 mi (1.4 km)
      Santa Ynez, CA (SQA)Airport18.4 mi (29.6 km)
      Goleta StationTrain Station0.9 mi (1.4 km)