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Location close to the ocean and nice comfort areas. The bathroom was old, probably needs new plumbing fixtures. Also the tiles were very slippery. Refrigerator wasn't working, and ice machines are located in remote areas of the hotel grounds. The room was hot and humid, might need central air to help with this problem.
Can't beat the location right on the beach. Grounds are nicely landscaped and beautiful. Handy to have the continental breakfast provided (nothing special but ample fruit, cereal, muffins and coffee). Friendly staff. Rooms are sparse; walls are paper thin between rooms; all hotel room doors slam when closed, shaking our room each time hotel guests come and go. $30 a day extra to park on-site plus valet tips adds up quickly. Except for the fabulous location, hotel guest room feels like a Motel 6 (and we had a partial ocean view deluxe room!)
hotel milo was had lovely grounds. everything was nice quality and very comfortable. across the street from the beach and a close walk to state st. the staff (especially Sam!) was very nice and helpful. the walls were quite thin and I could every word from the people in the hall or those at the pool.
Location, good beds. They charged a $30 a day for parking and a $15 resort fee. We stayed two nights so that was an unexpected extra $100. The next hotel we stayed at didn't play any of those games.
Absolutely loved this place. The beds were so comfortable, the staff was as friendly as can be, the bike rental was perfect. We stayed in early November for the half marathon (husband and cousin ran it) and the location was perfect. We booked early so got a great price. If you wait, the rooms can be very pricey. It's all about location location location. But we loved it!!!!! Will be back soon.
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Can't beat the location. Incredibly loud drilling, construction or something going upstairs woke us up at 7 AM and wouldn't stop. That was a fun surprise. Tried to call the front desk multiple times with no answer. Eventually got moved to a different room where it was quieter but the hot water more or less didn't work. Also in the new room the overhead light for some insane reason randomly turned on at 6 AM every single morning and woke us up. Pillows left us with aching necks. For the money, the quality of this hotel was impossibly shitty. Staff were very friendly and helpful but whoever owns/runs this place is coasting on the location alone and keeps the rooms in an embarrassing state. Would not stay here again or recommend it.
The room was hot, tiny and extremely uncomfortable. You couldn't even open the window because they had martini glasses, wine bottles, snacks etc in the way. There was no AC and only a fan. If they would invest in some AC units, it would have at least been tolerable. Some of the staff were rude as well. And it was overpriced. Don't stay here, stay anywhere else.
Attractive grounds The room was tiny and very hot with no air circulating. We had to check out.
Location It was an apartment converted to hotel ( I guess) . Hardwood floor when walking made screeching noise ... Also from top floor as well ... When the neighbor rooms use the restroom the water they use in shower or flushing sound was felt like it's happening next to you .. Had only swimming and not enough bikes so don't expect that you will be able to get one.. The telephone was not working ..
Location and bikes they provide Remodel going on upstairs from our room. Front desk never told us about it going on. Very noisy and they started at 7:45-7:00 pm
Good location Extremely overpriced hotel. We paid over $400/ night for a room with king bed, so small that you couldn't walk around the bed, room was called Santa Barbara but it was smaller that any room I paid over $400/ night. The tub was very gross and smelly, the headboard to the bed was scratched and disgusting. No air conditioning. Not nice service at the front desk. One of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in.
Location, location, location Roommate couldn't get into room before 4pm when she arrived mid morning. Not sure what priorities are used to determine which room is cleaned first... was it because I booked through a travel metasearch engine rather than the hotel? Also really surprised that the printer needed a cartridge to print, and staff was not able to print our boarding passes on another printer.
Service and location
Location and facility were top notch! The staff could not have been nicer. Very personable and friendly. We felt like friends. Definitely recommend.
Well worth the money... beautiful rooms.
The staff at the front desk. Super-welcoming, and they gave us a map of the area, as well as some recommendations, when they found out that it was our first time in the area. Nothing, I would definitely return. I would upgrade again to a waterfront view.
Staff was friendly and helpful Construction was loud
the beach across the street. Desk staff were very helpful.
Best location in Santa Barbara, right across from the beach and wharf. Ref in room was a mini bar, had to use my own cooler for drinks I brought to room. Ice machines were near byâ€¦ not to much of an inconvenience.
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Rooms were very clean. Easy parking and amazing location.
Place,near the beach Small old towells ,only for hands and face,lights equipment not working - no reaction from stuff, Breckfast exist - but you need get it in very small place downstares and bring to you room- very non comfortable
Needs basic maintenance. Plumbing, Electrical outlet put my cell phone out, but clerk fixed.
great location, by the sea. did not have thermostat for heat, there was a fake firplace but no instructions on how to work it.The bathroom window did not close, but we were on 2nd floor. the facility needed updating. The breakfast was to be picked up and carried back to your room, or eaten on the patio.
Beach proximity Poor facility and dirty. Way too for thé poor state it is in.
It was within walking distance of many restaurants. The best part was it was directly across the street from the beach!
The location was great as across the street was the ocean and a block down was the pier. The guy at check in was very nice as well. Bed was rock hard. No light in bathroom. Only one light in the room was functional. Smelled musty. The guy at check out seemed more interested in the TV than the guests.
The oceanfront location is absolutely perfect! The suite rooms with the jacuzzi tubs are the only way to go. Seriously, bring your own towels. You will also want to consider ear plugs as this is an old wood structure which is great at carrying noise.
Nice clean room with seaview, perfect location.
Unfortunetly, I cannot comment on one feature or attribute that I enjoyed at the Alamar By The Sea Motel. The rooms looked absolutely nothing like the ones online. They were extremely small and cramped. You literally had to step sideways to cross the bed. The room was adorned with furniture that looked like it came from a yard sale.... 20 years ago. There wasn't an iron in the room, and only 2 out of the 4 lights functioned properly. Parking was a pain because they only had 8 or 10 parking spots, but they were compact, and small. I was always worried that it was going to get damanged. The breakfast was a joke, they crammed a waffle maker on the front counter at the reservation desk. This motel was a terrible disappointment.
Great location across the street from the beach/warf. Sundeck offers a beautiful place to enjoy breakfast. 3 star location, 1 star room. Small bathroom, shower backs up, noises from other guests walking upstairs.
The hotel was quaint, almost b&b style. The location was fabulous in that it was almost in a neighborhood setting but within a short walking distance to all the downtown activities.
the rooms were well setup with good decor and the common areas were great
close to the beach, quaint place, comfortable, friendly staff bathroom was cramped
Comfortable, clean rooms with fantastic staff. All shopping, restaurants, beach and entertainment within walking distance.
Location and breakfast