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Ala Mar by the Sea, Santa Barbara

2-star2 stars
102 West Cabrillo BlvdSanta BarbaraCA93101United States of America

Beachfront motel within easy reach of Presidio Santa Barbara
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Beautiful beach
Great location
More comfort would be nice
Could use a good cleaning
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Ala Mar by the Sea, Santa Barbara

from $149
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Double Room
  • Standard Single Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Guests are asked to check in between 3 PM and 11 PM on Saturdays and by 10 PM Sunday through Friday.

To arrange check-in outside of these hours, guests should contact hotel/vacation rental management in advance, using the contact information on the reservation confirmation received after booking via this Web site.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Front desk (limited hours)

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


On Site

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Ala Mar by the Sea, Santa Barbara’s small print

Also known as

  • Ala Mar
  • Ala Mar Sea
  • Ala Mar Sea Hotel
  • Ala Mar Sea Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Ala Mar Sea Santa Barbara
  • Ala Mar Sea Motel Santa Barbara
  • Ala Mar Sea Motel


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Ala Mar by the Sea, Santa Barbara


  • In Santa Barbara Beach
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 23 min walk
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 27 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 25 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Zoo - 32 min walk
  • Ty Warner Sea Center - 3 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 5 min walk
  • Reagan Ranch Center - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 15 min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 39 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station - 8 min walk
  • Carpinteria Station - 15 min drive
  • Goleta Station - 15 min drive
  • Free self parking

Ala Mar by the Sea, Santa Barbara

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