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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
CA $88
3.2/5 (1565 reviews)

Rather basic room, nothing extra but all essential. Good location for an overnight stay, gas station with shop next door. Confortable bed, clean linens.

Reviewed on Sep. 8, 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 ...
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0 128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
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CA $225
3.8/5 (1215 reviews)

Very friendly staff and wonderful location. The place was clean and the process was smooth.

Reviewed on Sep. 9, 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 ...
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South
2.0 out of 5.0 5550 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
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CA $88
3.3/5 (1391 reviews)

The place was in an area very close to downtown and especially the beach!

Reviewed on Sep. 7, 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 ...
Royal Copenhagen Inn
Royal Copenhagen Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 1579 Mission drive, Solvang, CA
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CA $118
4.3/5 (1561 reviews)

Delightful and very convenient to walk around the whole town. Lovely breakfast places nearby.The staff were very nice and welcoming.

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 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
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CA $74
3.5/5 (742 reviews)

Great location...... Stay here how many times on their way traveling north and south off the 101. Always the same never changes

Reviewed on Aug. 24, 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 ...
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta
2.0 out of 5.0 5897 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
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CA $106
3.2/5 (868 reviews)

I liked that the property has been renovated, and that the room was clean.

Reviewed on Sep. 11, 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. ...
Sandpiper Lodge
Sandpiper Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 3525 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
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CA $144
3.8/5 (1973 reviews)

2 bedrooms are right condition for us. it meet our expectation

Reviewed on Sep. 7, 2019
Located in North State, 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 ...
Solvang Inn and Cottages
Solvang Inn and Cottages
2.0 out of 5.0 1518 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
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CA $145
4.1/5 (994 reviews)

Charming, private, clean and quiet. Reservations were very easy online, registration was very quick and pleasant, the continental breakfast the is complementary was a real treat, very Danish.

Reviewed on Sep. 8, 2019
Situated in Solvang, this motel is steps from Solvang Brewing Company, Wildling Museum, and Hans Christian Andersen Park. Solvang Festival Theater and Hans Christian ...
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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CA $130
3.5/5 (944 reviews)

It was very clean! That only thing I wish it had was an iron.

Reviewed on Aug. 11, 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 ...
The Inn at East Beach
The Inn at East Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
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CA $174
4.0/5 (1408 reviews)

The location is great. The property is funky, a little worn out but our room was huge with a full kitchen. We would stay there again and next time we’ll bring our dogs!

Reviewed on Sep. 3, 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 ...
San Marcos Motel
San Marcos Motel
2.0 out of 5.0 536 Ave Of The Flags, Buellton, CA
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CA $89
3.5/5 (17 reviews)

The property manager was very nice. The property itself was neat and simple, but had all the requirements, including an extra lock on the door. The place didn't seem all that safe. The room smelled like smoke. I was a little unnerved that the property manager was clearly asleep and seemed upset that ...

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019
Situated in Buellton, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana and Mosby Winery. OstrichLand USA and Hans Christian ...
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach
2.0 out of 5.0 443 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
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CA $159
3.3/5 (908 reviews)

Liked the proximity to the beach. It was very clean. Felt it was safe. Front desk gentleman was very nice and let us check in early. This made up for the fact that the bed was not a queen size - I have two double beds at home and it was the exact same size. The mattress was one of the most comfortable ...

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 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 ...
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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 (1134 reviews)

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraCA $530

    Sep. 18 - Sep. 19

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraCA $530
    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 (1762 reviews)

      Best Western Plus South Coast InnCA $199

      Sep. 22 - Sep. 23

      Best Western Plus South Coast InnCA $199

      Goleta Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      You can select from more than 15 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)