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Blue Sands Inn

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

Upmarket beach motel with beach shuttle, near Cabrillo Pavillion
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 303 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Beach
Beautiful beach
Food
Delicious food
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Room
Great room

Blue Sands Inn

from £205
  • 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

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 centre shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • 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 or cash deposit required

  • 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

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 0.01 miles *

  • Beach shuttle *

  • Shopping centre 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 sunloungers
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • 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

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
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Blue Sands Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Blue Sands Motel Santa Barbara
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Policies

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

This property does not have lifts.

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 centre 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.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 268 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Better than a 2*
Should be more than a 2* motel. Travelled around California and paid a lot more for a lot lower quality. Would highly recommend!
Matt, gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Overall a good stay.
Good location, staff were very welcoming. The walls are very thin between the rooms and on our first night I had to go outside our room to ask our neighbours to quiet down. (It was almost 1am).
Gillian, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect little hotel!
Amazing little hotel! Staff where extremely friendly! Location was good for beach, and then restaurants and bars where a good 15 minute walk away! Cute rooms, just could do with safes in them for people traveling with important documents!
Amy, gbTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely place to stay.
A lovely place to stay, we had a delightful room with an ocean view. Room and bathroom clean and very comfortable. The pool looked very inviting.Unfortunately we were only there for a night, wished we couldve stayed longer.
CLIVE, gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Recommended
A very good hotel overall, had aircon in the room, a nice pool, quiet area, just a bit out of Santa Barbara but walkable. Would definitely go back
David, gb2 night romance trip

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