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Featured Motels in Goleta

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5
128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $157 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Santa Barbara City College. Stearns Wharf and Santa ...

4.4/5Excellent! (158 reviews)

"Our stay was great. The room was very clean, spacious and comfortable. The hotel staff made us feel welcomed and were very friendly. Will definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
Royal Copenhagen Inn
2.5 out of 5
1579 Mission drive, Solvang, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $117 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

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 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (949 reviews)

"Very cute and clean! Loved the free continental breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 1, 2020

Royal Copenhagen Inn
Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South
2 out of 5
5550 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $84 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Situated by the ocean, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Tomol Interpretive Play Area and within 3 miles (5 km) of Carpinteria State Beach and Los Padres National ...

3.7/5Good! (963 reviews)

"Good location, our room was quiet, not on the freeway side. Extra blanket would have nice, but didn't bother asking for one either. All good!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South

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The Inn at East Beach
2.5 out of 5
1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is CA $161 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

Located in East Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of East Beach and Santa Barbara Zoo. Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara Bowl are also within 3 miles ...

3.9/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"Nice place! Close walk to the beach, very reasonably priced. Room was clean and had basic (appreciated) amenities: bottles of water, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and soap. Offered extra towels and toiletries. Great FREE coffee. Breakfast delivered to room (just simple but good enough!). I would ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

The Inn at East Beach
Sandpiper Lodge
2 out of 5
3525 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $106 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9

Located in North State, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Barbara Golf Club and Upper State Street. Los Padres National Forest and Santa Barbara County ...

4/5Very Good! (941 reviews)

"Great location allowed us to walk to all the places we wanted to see. Easy access to places to eat."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Sandpiper Lodge
Motel 6 Goleta, CA - Santa Barbara
2 out of 5
5897 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $92 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Situated in Goleta, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Los Padres National Forest. ...

3.2/5 (984 reviews)

"Super clean and friendly staff. I enjoyed my stay at the motel."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 10, 2020

Motel 6 Goleta, CA - Santa Barbara
Agave Inn
2 out of 5
3222 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $131 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in East San Roque, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Upper State Street, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Los Padres National Forest and Santa Barbara County ...

4.2/5Excellent! (350 reviews)

"Great value & very polite staff. The room was modern, clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 22, 2020

Agave Inn
Solvang Inn and Cottages
2 out of 5
1518 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
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Situated in Solvang, this motel is steps away from Solvang Brewing Company, Wildling Museum and Hans Christian Andersen Park. Solvang Festival Theater and Hans ...

4.2/5Very Good! (966 reviews)

"Friendly staff, clean rooms, and comfortable stay. Uniquely close to great places to eat and shops to visit."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 4, 2020

Solvang Inn and Cottages
Oasis Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
3344 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $104 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in San Roque, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Barbara Golf Club and Upper State Street. Los Padres National Forest and Santa Barbara County ...

3.7/5Good! (699 reviews)

"Good value for price. Quiet property with old style architecture. Spacious unit was comfortable and felt secure. You can find more expensive hotels in the area to stay, but why?"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Oasis Inn & Suites
Blue Sands Inn
4 out of 5
421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $289 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Located in East Beach, this beach motel is within a 15-minute walk of Cabrillo Pavillion, Santa Barbara Zoo and Chase Palm Park. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (392 reviews)

"Motel with nice rooms. Clean. Actually got the room that was pictured in their promotional material"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

Blue Sands Inn
Motel 6 Santa Barbara, CA - Beach
2 out of 5
443 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $131 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

Located in East Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of East Beach and Santa Barbara Zoo. Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara Bowl are also within 3 miles ...

3.4/5 (973 reviews)

"Really nice modern close to the ocean. There a lot of men just hanging around which made us kinda uncomfortable. The staff was great moved us to a different side of the motel when we told her."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 27, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Barbara, CA - Beach
Marina Beach Motel
3 out of 5
21 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $198 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara City College. Santa ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (91 reviews)

"Beautiful little motel/inn. Loved it. Has also kitchenette which was perfect for traveling with a toddler. Good Covid-19 rules and cleaning. Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

Marina Beach Motel
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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) Airport 0.9 mi (1.4 km)
Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) Airport 18.4 mi (29.6 km)
Goleta Station Train Station 0.9 mi (1.4 km)

Other property types in Goleta

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

5 out of 5
8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
The price is CA $434 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 17
4.3/5Excellent! (974 reviews)

"Beautiful properly with wonderful and attentive staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 18, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta

Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta

2.5 out of 5
5665 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA
The price is CA $167 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.3/5Excellent! (929 reviews)

"Nice hotel friendly receptionist. Clean and organized just parking at night it’s hard to find"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta
Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta

Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta

3 out of 5
6878 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
The price is CA $201 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.3/5Excellent! (434 reviews)

"Close to shopping/restaurants, very clean. Wish I knew rooftop bar /bistro was closed ahead of time ☹️."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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) Airport 0.9 mi (1.4 km)
Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) Airport 18.4 mi (29.6 km)
Goleta Station Train Station 0.9 mi (1.4 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Goleta?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can enjoy more of what Goleta has to offer. Top sights include El Capitan State Beach and Los Padres National Forest.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’ll often find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool. With a stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. The word “motel” was invented in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel.
What are the best motels in Goleta?
Motel 6 Goleta, CA - Santa Barbara: Stay within a 10-minute drive of University of California-Santa Barbara and Upper State Street. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Super 8 by Wyndham Santa Barbara/Goleta: A seasonal outdoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi are available during your stay. It’s located within a quick 5-minute drive of Goleta Beach.
What things can I 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. Must-see local attractions include El Capitan State Beach and Los Padres National Forest. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Goleta Butterfly Grove, Isla Vista Beach, and Coal Oil Point Reserve. Attractions the whole family can enjoy include Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and South Coast Railroad Museum.
What's the seasonal weather like in Goleta?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Goleta to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 54°F. Average annual precipitation for Goleta is 17 inches.
What are my options for getting around Goleta when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Goleta to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), which is located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), which is 18.4 mi (29.6 km) away. If you want to venture outside of the area, hop aboard a train at Goleta Station.

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