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1 room, 2 adults

Blue Sands Inn, Santa Barbara

4-star4 stars
421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103, United States of America

Upscale beach motel with beach shuttle, near Cabrillo Pavillion
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Beach
Beautiful beach
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Pool
Great pool

Blue Sands Inn, Santa Barbara

from $139
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Pool View
  • Deluxe Room, Fireplace, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View, Poolside
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Fireplace, Pool View
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchen, Pool View
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, Pool View
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Patio, Ground Floor
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

What’s around Blue Sands Inn, Santa Barbara

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Cabrillo Pavillion (3-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Zoo (6-minute walk)
  • Chase Palm Park (9-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Art Foundry (14-minute walk)
  • Stearns Wharf (14-minute walk)
  • Andree Clark Bird Refuge (14-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center (15-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 13 min drive
  • Oxnard, CA (OXR) - 39 min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 48 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station - 27 min walk
  • Carpinteria Station - 11 min drive
  • Goleta Station - 14 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 0.01 miles *

  • Beach shuttle *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1953
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Blue Sands Inn, Santa Barbara’s small print

Also known as

  • Blue Sands Inn Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands Inn Motel
  • Blue Sands Inn Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands Inn Motel Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands Motel
  • Blue Sands Motel Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands Hotel Santa Barbara

Policies

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per day (maximum USD 300 per stay)

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 329 reviews

Fair 4.0
The motel was totally overpriced (and yes, I understand it’s Santa Barbara during Christmas week). The picture of the motel leads you to believe it’s on the ocean. It is not. It in fact, has a big wall belonging to the nearby hotel as its main view towards the ocean. The rooms are reconditioned but tiny. The climate control was cumbersome and the pool was not heated. The staff was nice.
David L, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
awesome place !
It was a great location and clean and awesome! Very cool place !!
Troy, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
my first SB stay.
Found randomly when getting too late to continue our drive. Was the room really 409$/night? We found it deeply discounted. Gorgeous view in the morning! REALLY close to the beach. And the coffee was perfect. Very accomodating for late checkout too. Lovely desk staff.
Roberta, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
The carpet had big stains on it. The wiring from the TV dangled around, looked like a mess. The fireplace didn’t come in.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice Stay
Nice location and friendly staff.
Eric, us2 night family trip

Blue Sands Inn, Santa Barbara

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