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

 Parking

Paid 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

The traditional 2-star Sandpiper Lodge is set in a leisure area minutes away from Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Antioch College. Sandpiper Lodge has been welcoming guests to its en-suite rooms since 1960.

The prime location makes a college and a museum easily reachable. The distance between Santa Barbara city center and the property is 3 km.

The vicinity of gardens and a harbour as well as quick access to restaurants, an oceanarium and a zoo set the hotel apart.

Municipal airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Sandpiper Lodge.

Rooms

Sandpiper Lodge provides 74 guestrooms appointed with free Wi-Fi, an in-room safe, a kitchenette, individual climate control and a dressing area for a pleasant stay in Santa Barbara. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a deluxe continental breakfast served daily. Guests can try italian and vegetarian meals in the vegan restaurant Max's Restaurant located 100 meters away.

Services

Sandpiper Lodge also offers computer equipment, a photocopier and a business center for business travelers.

Relax

Video games and a pool are provided for guests with children. Active travelers will appreciate a gym, a fitness center and cardiovascular equipment available on site.

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
  • Paid 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
  • Rollaway beds
  • 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

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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

3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93105

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    2.8 km
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    9.5 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    64.3 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    5.2 km
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    5.2 km
Restaurants
  • Madam LU Chinese (cuisine: Chinese)
    50 m
  • Pizza Guru (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    74

Rooms and availability

Sandpiper Lodge photos Exterior
Standard Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
Size: 28 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Standard Room with Two Queen Beds and Complimentary Buffet Breakfast

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

    Sandpiper Lodge photos Exterior
    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
    Size: 28 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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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
        2.8 km
      Airports
      • Municipal (SBA)
        9.5 km
      • Cunnamulla (CMA)
        64.3 km
      Train Stations
      • Santa Barbara Amtrak
        5.2 km
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        5.2 km
      Restaurants
      • Madam LU Chinese (cuisine: Chinese)
        50 m
      • Pizza Guru (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
        50 m
      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

      • State Street - 1.1 km
      • Mission Santa Barbara - 2.5 km

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 2.7 km

      Places of interest

      • Breakaway Tours & Event Planning - 1.7 km

      Museums

      • Music and Arts Conservatory - 1.1 km
      • Santa Barbara Msem Natrl Hstry - 2.2 km
      • Wildling Museum - 3.0 km
      • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 3.6 km

      Parks

      • Cachuma Lake Park - 1.0 km
      • Rocky Nook Park - 2.3 km
      • Santa Barbara Parks Dept - 2.4 km
      • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - 3.1 km
      • Elings Park - 3.4 km

      Halls

      • Earl Warren Showgrounds Ctrng - 1.1 km
      • Victoria Hall - 3.5 km

      Universities, Institutes

      • Fielding Institute - 2.3 km
      • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med - 2.5 km
      • Southern CA Institute of Law - 3.1 km
      • Santa Barbara College of Law - 3.5 km

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      • Santa Barbara Channel Foundation - 3.2 km

      Theaters

      • Arlington Theater - 3.5 km

      Air business related

      • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts - 3.5 km

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Rehab Inst At Santa Barbara - 1.7 km
      • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - 1.9 km
      • Santa Barbara Birth Resource - 1.9 km
      • St Francis Medical Center - 3.5 km
      • US Veterans Ctr - 3.6 km

      Marina

      • Lake Cachuma - 2.0 km

      College Campuses

      • Fielding Graduate University - 2.4 km

      Local attractions

      • Lake Cachuma - 2.0 km
        HC 59 - Highway 154, Santa Barbara
      • Mission Santa Barbara - 2.5 km
        2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - 3.2 km
        1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - 2.3 km
        2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
      • Elings Park - 3.0 km
        1298 Las Positas Rd, Santa Barbara

      Restaurants nearby

      • Madam LU Chinese - 50 m

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

        55% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: Chinese

      • Jeannine's Bakery & Cafe - 110 m

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

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

      • Vices & Spices - 100 m

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

        75% likes this, based on 23 reviews

      • Pizza Guru - 50 m

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

        64% likes this, based on 30 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
        Price Range: GBP 9 - GBP 17

      • Max's Restaurant - 80 m

        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
        2.8 km
      Airports
      • Municipal (SBA)
        9.5 km
      • Cunnamulla (CMA)
        64.3 km
      Train Stations
      • Santa Barbara Amtrak
        5.2 km
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        5.2 km
      Restaurants
      • Madam LU Chinese (cuisine: Chinese)
        50 m
      • Pizza Guru (cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian)
        50 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        74