Sandpiper Lodge - Santa Barbara

3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93105  show map
 2 stars
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Sandpiper Lodge - Santa Barbara

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Featuring a casino, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a spa center, the 2-star Sandpiper Lodge offers 74 comfortable guestrooms. The hotel opened its doors in 1960 and was remodeled in 2011.

Major Santa Barbara sights, such as University of California, Arroyo Burro County Beach Park and Antioch College are located nearby. Guests can get to Santa Barbara city center, which is 3 km away.

The hotel is situated near colleges and museums.

The property enjoys prime location within a 10-minute drive to Municipal airport.

Rooms

All rooms in Sandpiper Lodge are fitted with free Wi-Fi, an in-room safe, a dressing area, LCD flat-screen TV and individual climate control. A microwave, a fridge and coffee/tea makers are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a deluxe buffet breakfast served daily. A fine selection of local dishes is served at the family restaurant.

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour reception, dry cleaning and housekeeping as well as free parking, a baggage storage and a designated smoking area.

Relax

Sandpiper Lodge offers a gym, fitness center and cardiovascular equipment for guests to keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   74.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Bank service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's pool
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93105

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    1.8 mi
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    5.9 mi
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    40.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    3.2 mi
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    3.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Pizza Guru (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
    200 ft
  • Madam LU Chinese (cuisine: Chinese)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    74

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
Size: 305 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Standard Room with Two Queen Beds and Complimentary Buffet Breakfast

Room facilities
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    Two-Bedroom Room
    Size: 605 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Two-Bedroom Suite
      Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
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      Suite, 2 Bedrooms

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      Family Two-Bedroom Room
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      Two Bedroom Family Room with Complimentary Buffet Breakfast

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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
      Size: 305 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Deluxe Room with Two Queen Beds and Complimentary Buffet Breakfast

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sandpiper Lodge - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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        Hotel Address:

        3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93105

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Santa Barbara
          1.8 mi
        Airports
        • Municipal (SBA)
          5.9 mi
        • Cunnamulla (CMA)
          40.0 mi
        Train Stations
        • Santa Barbara Amtrak
          3.2 mi
        • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
          3.2 mi
        Restaurants
        • Pizza Guru (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
          200 ft
        • Madam LU Chinese (cuisine: Chinese)
          200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of rooms:
          74

        Sandpiper Lodge Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.7 mi

        Places of interest

        • Breakaway Tours & Event Planning - 1.1 mi

        Museums

        • Music and Arts Conservatory - 3700 ft
        • Santa Barbara Msem Natrl Hstry - 1.4 mi
        • Wildling Museum - 1.9 mi

        Parks

        • Cachuma Lake Park - 3300 ft
        • Santa Barbara Parks Dept - 1.5 mi
        • Rocky Nook Park - 1.5 mi
        • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - 1.9 mi
        • Elings Park - 2.1 mi
        • Corporation Maintenance Yard - 2.2 mi

        Halls

        • Earl Warren Showgrounds Ctrng - 3700 ft
        • Victoria Hall - 2.2 mi

        Universities, Institutes

        • Fielding Institute - 1.4 mi
        • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med - 1.6 mi
        • Southern CA Institute of Law - 2.0 mi
        • Santa Barbara College of Law - 2.2 mi

        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

        • Santa Barbara Channel Foundation - 2.1 mi

        Theaters

        Air business related

        • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts - 2.2 mi

        Medical care and Hospitals

        • Rehab Inst At Santa Barbara - 1.1 mi
        • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - 1.2 mi
        • Santa Barbara Birth Resource - 1.2 mi
        • St Francis Medical Center - 2.2 mi
        • US Veterans Ctr - 2.2 mi

        Marina

        • Lake Cachuma - 1.2 mi

        College Campuses

        Local attractions

        • Lake Cachuma - 1.3 mi
          HC 59 - Highway 154, Santa Barbara
        • Mission Santa Barbara - 1.5 mi
          2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
        • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - 2.0 mi
          1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
        • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - 1.5 mi
          2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
        • Elings Park - 1.9 mi
          1298 Las Positas Rd, Santa Barbara

        Restaurants nearby

        • Pizza Guru - 200 ft

          Address: 3534 State St
          Phone: 805-563-3250

          65% likes this, based on 41 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
          Price Range: USD 12 - USD 22

        • Jeannine's Bakery & Cafe - 400 ft

          Address: 3607 State St.
          Phone: (805) 687-8701

          73% likes this, based on 98 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Vices & Spices - 300 ft

          Address: 3558 State St
          Phone: (805) 687-7196

          75% likes this, based on 23 reviews

        • Madam LU Chinese - 200 ft

          Address: 3524 State St
          Phone: 805-898-9289

          61% likes this, based on 32 reviews
          Cuisine: Chinese

        • Max's Restaurant - 300 ft

          Address: 3514 State St
          Phone: 805-898-9121

          77% likes this, based on 66 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of rooms:
          74
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        Sandpiper Lodge Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sandpiper Lodge

        Average guest rating

        7.2out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 320 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          The location was excellent and the breakfast most enjoyable. Best Danishes so far and the cereal offered was a very nice touch! A good experience. Just noisy guests.

          Nothing to do with the hotel - just very inconsiderate guests arriving late and banging and shouting outside in the parking area. The staff on duty should remind them that they should be quite and consider the guest who are akready trying to sleep (we talking 11h30 pm) Found the place to be noisy.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          Location- It was close to the museum, the mission, State St. shopping & restaurants, and only a short drive to the beach.

          The bed was not comfortable.....need new mattresses.

        • Older travelers
          3.8

          This hotel should be considered a last resort. It is far from the downtown area, and although clean, it badly needs upgrading. Non- existent sound insulation so you hear every sound around you and above you. It is basically a Quality Inn/Motel 6 despite the folksy name. Outrageously priced considering the amenities and location. Very limited continental breakfast served in cramped conditions in lobby. Can not recommend.

        • Family with children
          3.2

          dirty and bad smell , lot spots and torn carpet. It need renovate immediatly. Hotel staff not have service mind.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          Nice reception staff. Room clean and comfortable. Complimentary breakfast choice was good.

          Air conditionong unit was noisy as was the refrigerator placed inside a drawer/cabinet.

        • Older travelers
          5.0

          Nothing, we changed hotels at our first opportunity

          They more than double the prices for w/e reservations and @ $270/night plus 12% occupancy tax, the accommodation is severely overpriced

        • Family with children
          6.2

          Liked the fact that the rooms were divided so 5 of us were accommodated in 2 areas.

          Carpets could have been cleaner.

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          The staff was fabulous, very helpful and friendly. The room was extremely clean, well-maintained, and had a microwave and refridgerator.with nice amenities, such as coffee pot, hairdryer, great bath gel, soaps, shampoo, etc. Housekeeping staff was so friendly; they always had a smile and a "hello." There is a designated smoking area, which is smoker-friendly with tables and umbrellas. The general manager was on-site one day and was so very interested in our comfort and enjoyment of the facilities. There is also a pool and gym, vending machines and newspapers. I would definitely choose this hotel for my next stay in Santa Barbara. A+a+a+a+a+

          One of the two queen beds was next to the air conditioner and blew on the bed. Problem solved by placing an extra pillow over half the vent.

        • Family with children
          8.0

          I played a tennis tournament, took my family and was able to afford a suite with 2 rooms , great value.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Very clean. Our room felt private and quiet. It was nice to be able to open a window for ventilation in the bathroom (although there was no other ventilation). Free parking. Nice pastries for breakfast. Convenient free parking. It is near a municipal golf course. We stumbled into a very nice restaurant that is frequented by locals.

          Although it was one of the lowest prices we could find for a holiday weekend it is not particularly special for the price paid. It is not close to the beach and the main tourist area although it's not too hard to reach those locations from this property.

        • Couple
          5.0

          I liked that it was cheap

          I hated the smell - it was so musty smelling

        • Family with children
          7.4

          Tidy rooms, well equiped (fridge, heating,cooling, hairdryer), helpful staff, restorants, fast foods and shoppings centres just nearby.

          slow wifi, far from the city center and from the beach by walking, by car 10 mins.

        • Family with children
          3.2

          Swimming pool

          Too expensive for motel comparable to motel 6.

        • Family with children
          7.4

          Easy to find, nice staff.

          We had a two bedroom suite with a shared bath, except the bathroom was only accessible from one of the two bedrooms.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          It was a good room at a good value (I got a deal by booking late). The bed was comfortable. The staff was courteous and helpful. I appreciate that the coffee, orange juice, and croissant were of good quality and that the continental breakfast was available to late risers.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sandpiper Lodge - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93105

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Santa Barbara
          1.8 mi
        Airports
        • Municipal (SBA)
          5.9 mi
        • Cunnamulla (CMA)
          40.0 mi
        Train Stations
        • Santa Barbara Amtrak
          3.2 mi
        • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
          3.2 mi
        Restaurants
        • Pizza Guru (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
          200 ft
        • Madam LU Chinese (cuisine: Chinese)
          200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of rooms:
          74