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Ala Mar By The Sea - Santa Barbara

102 West Cabrillo, Santa Barbara, California, United States  show map
 2 stars
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Ala Mar By The Sea - Santa Barbara

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Swim-up bar

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Spa centre

Overview

The 2-star Ala Mar By The Sea Hotel provides a budget accommodation to stay in Santa Barbara.

Major Santa Barbara sights, such as Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Santa Barbara Zoo are located nearby. The property boasts location within 2 km from Santa Barbara city center.

This hotel is placed in West Beach district, known for a museum and a college.

Ala Mar By The Sea Hotel is set a 20-minute drive from Municipal airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 22 non-smoking rooms appointed with climate control, Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers, IDD telephone and direct dial telephone. Rooms come with the ocean view. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering American, Mediterranean and Californian meals, Eladio's at the Harbor View Inn lies in a business area, 100 meters from the property.

Services

Guests can rent cars to discover the area.

Relax

The beach facilities include sunbeds, sun loungers and umbrellas.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   22.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Free breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Garden area
  • Spa centre
  • Massage

Media

  • Television

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 13 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed SURCHARGE
Children above
13 years or adults
Extra bed SURCHARGE
There are no cots provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cots and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

102 West Cabrillo, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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Airports
Train
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    1400 ft
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Eladio's at the Harbor View Inn (cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Californian)
    300 ft
  • Sambo's Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    22

Rooms and availability

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Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Local attractions

  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden 3.3 mi
    1212 Mission Canyon Rd
  • State Street4.0 mi
    State Street, Santa Barbara
  • South Coast Railroad Museum 9.5 mi
    300 N Los Carneros Rd
  • Casa del Herrero3.5 mi
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Lake Cachuma 4.5 mi
    HC 59 - Highway 154

Restaurants nearby

  • Eladio's at the Harbor View Inn300 ft

    Address: 28 W. Cabrillo Blvd.

    74% likes this, based on 19 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Californian

  • Eladios500 ft

    Address: 1 State St
    Phone: +1 805-963-4466

    62% likes this, based on 140 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 51

  • Rusty's Pizza Parlor900 ft

    Address: 15 E Cabrillo Blvd
    Phone: (805) 564-1111

    55% likes this, based on 76 reviews

  • Sambo's Restaurant700 ft

    Address: 216 W Cabrillo Blvd
    Phone: 805-965-3269

    73% likes this, based on 231 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 16

  • Scarlett Begonia600 ft

    Address: 11 West Victoria Street #10
    Phone: (805) 770-2143

    79% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    22
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Ala Mar By The Sea Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ala Mar By The Sea

6.0
GoodBased on57 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Has character, beautiful location across the street from beach, boat landing/marina, pier and restaurants, and not far from State Street shopping/restaurants. Friendly staff.

    A bit worn and frayed, noisy, small room, and facility/services may not warrant room rate, but it is an interesting old place, and it is all about location, location, location.

  • Couple
    4.2

    The breakfast.

    The bed was old and the bathroom was very small.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    beautiful view, excellent location.

    only problem room was not ready until 4 pm.

  • Single
    8.2

    I enjoyed my stay, love that the beach was just across the street. The clerk in the morning, Ronnie, was very friendly. I enjoyed converstation with him.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Location

    The room was dark and smelled of smoke, but was reasonably clean

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    One male receptionist was particularly helpful and competent

    Buildings in a bad state. Several doors had been forced open and was still unrepaired jeopardising security as it was quite easy to pry them open again.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    There was little to like. Location was the only thing.

    First, the room was very small. And, it had two shower/tubs, one a jacuzzi style. It was very noisy. There was a weird mechanical banging sound coming from God knows where. We had to put the floor fan on for white noise to drown out the other noises. There was no mirror in the bathroom. When we asked the desk clerk about it he said that someone broke it but offered no reason for it not being replaced. All in all, a forgettable experience.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Great location by the beach, helpful and friendly staff.

    This hotel is pretty tired and in need of some basic maintenance - things like bedside lamps and power points not working. Breakfast was included, but it was pretty basic and there's no breakfast room, so you take it back to your room. Given the price, not great value for money.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    Fabulous location - right opposite the beach and just minutes walk to the wharf.

    Our room looked absolutely nothing like the pictures online. It seemed as if it had been partly refurbished - electric fireplace, TV and floor tiles were good, as was the little courtyard, but there was no closet (not even a coathanger), no luggage rack, no iron and no clock in the room. We asked for a hairdryer and were given a brand new one. The bed was old and creaked badly. I was so pleased we'd only booked for one night!

  • Single
    5.8

    The hotel is right on Cabrillo at west beach with a view of Stearns Wharf and harbor. Armando at the front desk was very cool and nice and helpful. Ala Mar is close to State Street restaurants and shopping. It has an old California beach hotel charm that's cool.

    This is California beach funky. The least expensive beach front hotel in SB I think. Phone didn't work. The place old funky and outdated. The closet was large but only had five hangers that worked. It's sort of a bohemian retreat, can hear everything in surrounding rooms. Breakfast is catering truck plastic wrapped pastries, a waffle maker, coffee, oj. I will pay a little bit more and try one of the surrounding properties next time.

  • Single
    9.2

    Ala Mar has a perfect location for visiting Santa,Barbara,is low key and old fashioned.The room was clean,albeit a bit shabby,but comfortable and clean.

  • Family with children
    3.8

    Well localized but....be aware of the negative aspects (below)..

    The building is old ,looks almost like if it was abandoned by the owners.After following excelent suggestions of "Booked.net" in Carmel and San Francisco this one is much bellow the standards in all aspects-except for its convenient location.

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    If you're looking for a clean room, I strongly suggest to skip for this offer and you will find much better condition with same money. The room was so dirty, such as bed sheet and bathroom was horrible,too dark...I don't want to come back Never Again in this Trash Motel!!!

  • Couple
    8.2

    the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. very close to wharf and shopping all walking distance. very clean hotel.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    comfortable bed, location, staff

    poor breakfast selection, inedible food , front door not a tight fit, noisy neighbors, no shelves or hangers for clothes, shower door did not close properly

How to reach hotel

hotel Ala Mar By The Sea - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

102 West Cabrillo, Santa Barbara, California, United States

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    1400 ft
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Eladio's at the Harbor View Inn (cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Californian)
    300 ft
  • Sambo's Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    22