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Blue Sands Inn

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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From 305 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Beach
Beautiful beach
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Room
Great room

Blue Sands Inn

from A$331
  • 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 (4-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Zoo (6-minute walk)
  • Chase Palm Park (10-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

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 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 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
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • 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
  • Blue Sands Inn Motel
  • Blue Sands Inn Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands Inn Motel Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands Motel
  • Blue Sands Santa Barbara
  • Blue Sands
  • Blue Sands Hotel Santa Barbara

Policies

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting 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.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 277 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Hotel quality experience in a motelesque layout. There was a jar of water waiting in the room which I greatly appreciated. Although i didnt use them, there are also wipes to remove any tar collected from the beach as well.
us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stay here!
Great hotel, friendly staff and the rooms are really nice - comfy beds, mini-fridge and microwave and the beach is just across the street.
Dominique, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great little hotel
Great little hotel across the street from the beach. Rooms were cute and comfortable.
BRUCE, usFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
Seaside Diamond
This place was very cute, clean and comfortable. A hip little gem with ocean views a short walk to everything! Loved opening the windows and feeling right at home by the sea.
Gianna, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The staff were helpful and friendly. The room was clean. I would return.
Karen, usBusiness trip

Blue Sands Inn

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