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Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara

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Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Top Ramada Hotel in all of North America by Ramada Worldwide in September of 2016. The Ramada Santa Barbara was awarded the Best of the Best for 6 continuous by Ramada Worldwide. Green Certified by Santa Barbara County Green Business, Gold Certified by Audubon International, Environmentalist award from California Green Lodging Program. The Ramada Santa Barbara is Locally owned and Operated, Centrally located, known as the Best Value Hotel in the Greater Santa Barbara/Goleta area, and can often times save you hundreds of dollars over competing hotels in the downtown or beach areas. We pride ourselves on only offering VIP Service throughout your stay. The Ramada offers all guests, a Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast with made to order waffles, Free Wi-Fi-, Free Parking, Three Electric Car Charging Stations, free shuttle to and from SBA, Amtrak, and SB Airbus, and a magnificent Year Round Solar Heated Pool & Whirlpool where the water temperature is always perfect. Every room offers a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, premium cable and Free HBO, personal safe, comfortable high quality bed, iron & ironing board, voicemail, hairdryer, work desk, Free local calls, and private patio or balcony. Plus the Ramada offers a full business center. The Ramada Santa Barbara is just minutes away from everything in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area. Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) and University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are just 6 minutes away, downtown and the Santa Barbara beaches are just 10-12 minutes away. Rest, Relax, or Unwind around our lush tropical gardens and lagoons that are home to ducks, turtles, KOI, & goldfish. The Ramada Santa Barbara Value Pass let's you to Feel Like a Local by saving you up to $650.00 when you take advantage of all the discounts we offer. 2 for 1 Wine tasting, 2 for 1 to the Santa Barbara Zoo & Maritime Museum, Discounts to ATV Mountain Rides, Santa Barbara Helicopter, Museums, Attractions, Beach Horseback rides, Chumash Casino, Restaurants, and much more. Some discounts might change or be discontinued so please check with front desk staff.
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The hotel is old and in major need of updating. No maintenance on duty on Saturday night. Had problem with bathroom sink and were offered key to room next door to use bathroom instead of offering to change our room. For over $200 a night this was a rip off.
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Great experience! Very clean and quiet. Recently remodeled breakfast area expanded the seating area significantly - this was badly needed as it was previously very small and would fill up. It does say there are charging stations for EV's but they aren't always in working
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This is a no frills hotel. It's clean and we got a quiet night's sleep. The mattress was firm and the room was decent size. The front office staff could use a bit more training with answering guests inquiries.The rates were pretty reasonable in comparison to some of the other
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Access key would not work and I was told it would be fixed “later”. Refrigerator noise woke me and I had to unplug it to make the rattle stop. The breakfast is the best part. The ducks are sweet too but walking on their poop is not
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Response from Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear angelarF7931CI Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us, we are always grateful for our returning guests. We are sorry to read that you experienced a few issues during your last stay with us and will do everything in our power to rectify them prior to your next visit. As with any piece of technology like our Key Machine at the Front Desk, sometimes things don’t work according to plan, but we will always be on top of things to get it working as soon as possible. Our IFRD Key Cards are an important way to make sure that our guests feel safe when entering our corridor hallways prior to entering our clean and comfortable rooms. We will look into the noise from the refrigerator in your room as we always want our guests to have an enjoyable night’s sleep without any noise interruptions. Thank you for mentioning our FREE Deluxe Continental Breakfast provides the perfect way to jump-start your day with all of our fresh pastries, butter croissants, coffee cake, fresh fruit, granola, yogurt, bagels, toast, hot and cold cereal, premium coffee, teas, juices, milk, and made as you watch pancakes, and waffles. Our lush tropical gardens and lagoons are home to our famous Crested Ducks, turtles, Koi, and goldfish is a lovely way to enjoy nature and the cares of this world. Our Year-round solar heated pool & whirlpool offers the opportunity to get in a few exercise laps or just a bit more relaxation as the water temperature is always perfect. We will look forward to your return and please remember to call the Ramada Santa Barbara directly for the best rates and provide us with your Wyndham Rewards Number as you earn 10 points for every $1.00 spent. Also please make sure to stay up to date with everything the Ramada has going on by liking and following us on all of your favorite social media channels by using sbramada.com.
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We just stayed one night on a recent road trip from Santa Cruz to LA, but would highly recommend it. Staff were super helpful and lots of discounts offered to surrounding attractions and restaurants. Our room opened to the garden, lagoon area where you can feed the ducks. we
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Response from Santa_Barbara_Ramada, Director of Sales at Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear Toni P, Thank you so much for giving the Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara an exceptional 5 Star Review and for telling everyone traveling to our beautiful area that you highly recommend staying with us. We take joy in always offering VIP Service to all of our guests throughout their stay with us. We are in the Hospitality Business and have the best Front Desk staff in the business who has won numerous awards for Hospitality. One of the reasons why we are known as the Best Value Hotel in the greater Santa Barbara is because of our incredible great rates; the other is because we offer many discounts to local restaurants, wineries, brewery’s museums, attractions, and so many more. It is just another way that we assist our guests with their budgets. We have a desire that all of our guests can see and enjoy beautiful Santa Barbara so that they can share our community with all of their friends, neighbors, and co-workers back in their own home towns. Our lush tropical gardens and lagoons are home to our famous Crested Ducks, turtles, Koi, and goldfish is a lovely way to enjoy nature and the cares of this world. Our Year-round solar heated pool & whirlpool offers the opportunity to get in a few exercise laps or just a bit more relaxation as the water temperature is always perfect. We will look forward to your return and please remember to call the Ramada Santa Barbara directly for the best rates and provide us with your Wyndham Rewards Number as you earn 10 points for every $1.00 spent. Also please make sure to stay up to date with everything the Ramada has going on by liking and following us on all of your favorite social media channels by using sbramada.com.
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Do any of the rooms smell like smoke, will a non-smoking room be truly smoke free?
Ours was smoke free.
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Honestly not sure but given the quality of the place I'd think it will
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Can we bring a well behaved dog?
I checked the front desk about pets & the answer is No. Sorry!
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Is the place pet friendly?
Their website says they are 100% pet free, so unfortunately not.
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How far of a walk is it to the beach and State Street? Thanks
Very far.. Not close at all. The Hilton is the best. Right across the street from the ocean. Great Hotel..
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"There's a convenience advantage to be on the 1st floor (there seems to be only one elevator)."
"We enjoyed being on the bottom floor near the pond"
"Go down the street"
"best view is the large pond with the celebrity ducks , not kidding"
"Rooms overlooking the lagoon require a $20.00 surcharge plus tax."
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PRICE RANGE
US$142 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ramada limited santa barbara hotel santa barbararamada santa barbarasanta barbara ramada
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United StatesCaliforniaSanta Barbara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
126
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