La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

ex. Days Inn

1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101  show map
 3 stars
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Solarium

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge

Verified Reviews:

  • Parking is free - Grounds are lovely - Nice view - Would recommend
  • Bed was comfy - Bathroom was clean - No restaurant - Service was excellent
  • Prime downtown sb location - Wifi was not included - Breakfast was limited
  • Big rooms - Pool is heated - Underground parking - Place is very expensive
  • Good hotel - Close to the beach - Room was clean - Staff was friendly

Overview

The pleasant 3-star La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara is a great place to stay in Santa Barbara. Founded in 1950, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2003.

In the heart of Santa Barbara in the vicinity of Reagan Ranch Center, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Shoreline Park. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Santa Barbara center.

The hotel is situated near museums and colleges.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Municipal airport.

Rooms

The rooms in La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara come with a balcony, TV, a dressing area, an iron with ironing board and individual climate control. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the restaurant.

Services

Aside from parking, a hairdresser and a lift, guests can make use of evening reception, dry cleaning and ironing service.

Relax

Spa facilities at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara include a solarium, a spa center and a hot tub. The hotel offers a gym and fitness center available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 10 per day.

Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Beauty salon
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    500 m
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    12.1km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    61.3km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    2.2km
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2.2km
Restaurants
  • Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood)
    40 m
  • Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian)
    380 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    70

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        This air-conditioned spacious room provides a desk, a flat-screen cable TV and a seating area. Coffee-making facilities, a petite refrigerator and free toiletries in the en suite bathroom are also provided.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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            Hotel Address:

            1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Santa Barbara
              500 m
            Airports
            • Municipal (SBA)
              12.1km
            • Cunnamulla (CMA)
              61.3km
            Train Stations
            • Santa Barbara Amtrak
              2.2km
            • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
              2.2km
            Restaurants
            • Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood)
              40 m
            • Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian)
              380 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of rooms:
              70

            La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 400 m

            Historical sites

            • Presidio State Historic Park - 1.1km

            Museums

            • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 300 m
            • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 600 m
            • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet - 1.0km
            • Santa Barbara Performing Arts - 1.1km

            Parks

            • Santa Barbara Recreation Div - 900 m
            • Rocky Nook Park - 1.1km

            Halls

            • Victoria Hall - 400 m
            • Fraternal Order of Eagles - 1.1km

            Universities, Institutes

            • Southern CA Institute of Law - 100 m
            • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med - 400 m
            • Santa Barbara College of Law - 400 m
            • Wellness Ctr-Research Edctn - 600 m
            • Fielding Institute - 700 m

            Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

            • Santa Barbara Channel Foundation - 1.0km

            Theaters

            • Arlington Theater - 500 m
            • Granada Theater - 600 m
            • The Granada Theater - 600 m
            • Lobero Theatre - 1.1km

            Air business related

            • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts - 500 m

            Medical care and Hospitals

            • US Veterans Ctr - 500 m
            • St Francis Medical Center - 1.0km
            • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - 1.1km

            Casinos

            • Thomas Casino Systems - 1.0km

            College Campuses

            Local Attractions

            • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - 1.7km
              2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
            • Carriage & Western Art Museum - 2.3km
              129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
            • Chase Palm Park - 2.7km
              323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
            • Reagan Ranch Center - 2.1km
              217 State Street, Santa Barbara
            • Stearns Wharf - 2.5km
              Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara

            Near the hotelNear the hotel

            • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 640 m
              21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
            • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 770 m
              1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
            • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 1.1km
              123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
            • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum - 1.4km
              653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
            • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 680 m
              1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
            • Mission Santa Barbara - 1.2km
              2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
            • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1.3km
              136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Killer Shrimp - 40 m

              Address: 416 State Street
              Phone: 8052849262

              58% likes this, based on 19 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Bar

            • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina - 390 m

              Address: 1324 State St
              Phone: 805-962-7117

              70% likes this, based on 201 reviews
              Cuisine: Mexican
              Price Range: CAD 26 - CAD 46

            • Louie's - 400 m

              Address: 1404 De La Vina St
              Phone: 805-963-7003

              80% likes this, based on 102 reviews
              Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 48

            • Opal Restaurant and Bar - 380 m

              Address: 1325 State St
              Phone: (805) 966-9676

              82% likes this, based on 285 reviews
              Cuisine: Californian
              Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 48

            • Jane - 430 m

              Address: 1311 State St
              Phone: 805-962-1311

              75% likes this, based on 228 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Eclectic

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of rooms:
              70
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            La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

            Average guest rating

            7.2out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 55 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            10.0
            Service
            10.0
            Value
            8.0

            Individual guest reviews

            • Single
              6.6

              It is a rather good location in the central street of Santa Barbara. You can easily walk to the main activities and restourants. Easy access to highway. The open pool in the hotel could also be used. Staff id rather friendly,rooms are clean.

            • Couple
              5.8

              The location was quite nice.

              Outdated rooms and odd setup.

            • Family with children
              5.0

              The convenience of access to downtown and the pier via the santa barbara trolley system.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              Went to a wedding, ate out and shopped.

            • Couple
              9.2

              Great location to State Street shops and restaurants.

            • Family with children
              6.6

              Our room was huge. We were there to move our daughter to college, so we had a ton of luggage and dorm room supplies; the room had 2 king-size beds and there was plenty of room leftover. Also, the beds were comfy, and the pool area was nice. It's just a few blocks from the busy shopping/restaurant part of State Street.

              The hotel recently changed to a Days Inn, but does not quite yet meet up to the standards of their other hotels. It's a very old property, probably built in the 60s, and needs some updating. Our biggest beef was the joke of a "breakfast" they served--some coffee, lukewarm hot water for hot chocolate & tea, and some plastic-wrapped stale muffins and danishes. There is a huge area for the breakfast room in the lobby, and we were expecting at least some fruit/cereal or how about a microwave and oatmeal or some other hot options, especially considering the price we were paying. It's across the street from a small market, and we ended up eating breakfast there most mornings, or getting some milk & cereal there & eating it in our room.

            • Older travelers
              3.8

              We've stayed at this hotel several times while our son was attending college there and it was the El Prado Inn. I guess it was just bad luck this time. The first room, #229, the air conditioner didn't work. The next day they moved us to #241. This room had a very bad mold problem. The smell was horrific. I mentioned this to the desk clerk when we checked out. I told him obviousely there was previous water damage. He didn't seem too concerned, he said maybe someone spilled some water. I'm sure this room has smelled for quite some time, and I'm sure we are not the first to mention it. I think they are just ignoring complaints and just keep using the room. I will be filing a complaint with the health department.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              The staff and the price were excellent.

            • Single
              9.6

              Near the shopping areas/movies/concert hall. Covered parking garages.

              A little expensive for a budget inn. It just recently was purchased and converted to a Days Inn, hopefully they will put more money into it to give you more value.

            • Family with children
              8.2

              The Hotel is very well situated,very friendly staff,very near to all the attractions.Basic breakfast of a large selection of muffins and croissants.Tea and Coffee is available all through the day.....

            • Single
              7.0

              It was very convenient, close to everything. It's a little dated & need to be renovated but you can't complain about the price! :)

            • Couple
              5.0

              The proximity to State Street and Downtown Santa Barbara.

              The cost was outragous. Especially since we are talking about the hotel we are. slightly nicer then a Motel 6, but not by much. Personally I would have rather stayed in a Motel 6, at least then the AC would have worked. The AC did not work in our room, they knew about it yet still booked us into it. So they failed to discount our room as promised and moved us into another room. Once in the second room, which was nice, one of the two ACs for that unit did not work. Staff was unaware there was even a second AC in this unit. The one AC that did work did so well but was only able to cool the bedroom, not the bath or living room areas.

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              Location

              Air conditioning unit did not work, the air was stuffy and warm, it was difficult to sleep.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              I liked the price of the room. The bathroom looked recently refurbished and had more surfaces to put pills, toiletries, etc. I liked the breakfast area in the lobby with the TV. I liked the general location. There was a very nice deli-grocery store across the street which was a great convenience. We could walk to the downtown area for shopping and shows. There was good bus service within walking distance.

              There were small scuff marks on the walls; the table-top was a bit worn looking. The stopper on the bathroom sink didn't work smoothly. Everything else was fine

            • Couple
              4.6

              The location couldn't be better.

              Half of the lights in the bathroom didn't work. Wouldn't give me beach towels. Air conditioning didn't work. Request late check-out and was only given a half hour. Unfriendly, unhelpful front desk staff. Did not complain but brought the negatives to their attention when I checked out. I'm in the same industry.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            1601 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Santa Barbara
              500 m
            Airports
            • Municipal (SBA)
              12.1km
            • Cunnamulla (CMA)
              61.3km
            Train Stations
            • Santa Barbara Amtrak
              2.2km
            • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
              2.2km
            Restaurants
            • Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood)
              40 m
            • Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian)
              380 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of rooms:
              70