Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

Price Range: $$$$

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This particular Motel 6 deserves special consideration. Why? Well because it's actually the original Motel 6, opened in 1962. That's right, the very first one! (Rooms were $6 a night, hence the name....  Read More


  • Best for Beach Hotels Because: Enjoy beachfront sights and sounds without beachfront prices. This is the first Motel 6, so it's basically a piece of travel history.
  • Best for Budget Hotels Because: This is the very first Motel 6... ever! Rooms are not longer $6 a night, but they are affordable, and there's an ocean view.
  • Recommended as Best Hotels Because: Why not stay in the original Motel 6? Rooms were $6 a night. That's not the case today, but it's still a great deal!
  • Best for Family-Friendly Hotels Because: Not every family vacation has to cost a fortune, right? This is the original Motel 6, and it's not far from the beach.
  • Best for Pet-Friendly Hotels Because: Pets stay free at this (and every) Motel 6. This one is just a block from the beach!

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