La Playa Motel
Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... decently could with our Nick Kamen impersonations in order to max out on the washer load and then crawled to the nearby Tex-Mex for burrito and soda. No matter how short you set the wash and dry cycles, it always seems to take an inordinate length of time in the laundrette. So even though it was only a twenty mile ride to SB, the clock-watcher was getting edgy when a coffee break was requested and reluctantly approved just a few miles on. The atmosphere ...
... should be easy but Nancy the sat-nav has us going over the mountains, we see some signs on the road no doubt put I one residents advising that the sat-nav is wrong, so we turn around and find ourselves. The museum is just out of this world, the architecture of the site is stunning and the art on display is really really top quality, they have Picasso, Turner and whole sections of Dutch Grand Masters and it's all for free.....frankly the best collection money can buy, and that is ...
Day 10 - We left Anaheim en route to Santa Barbara (Carpinteria) and had to make the requisite tourist visits to Hollywood and the Santa Monica Pier. Both had their share of weirdness with Hollywood taking the cake. Here's an example: besides walking down Hollywood Boulevard and seeing an assortment of odd clothes, tattoos and body piercings we went to Starbucks for coffee and bathrooms. It was busy and crowded. With Mathew mostly ...
... proud of me for having done that by myself. I also want to thank the staff I worked with during these past two months, especially Amy, Ty and Hebe. It was wonderful to have help when I needed it. I am leaving on Tuesday. I need to take the Santa Barbara Air Bus at 5:55 am to get to LAX at 8:15 am because my flight is at 11:35 am. I am supposed to arrive to Quebec's airport at 11:40 pm. I hope everything is going to be fine and I will come back in Quebec safely!
... The girls friend is part of a Weddell seal tagging study in Antarctica…the same study I just applied to to be a seasonal tagger!
Back onboard, Lily* and I laid out in the sun on the crew deck. It was so relaxing to just sit there looking out at sea on a deck chair cushion with nothing to do for a while.
I worked the night shift which was Pirate Night. We all got dressed up in pirate costumes and talked pirate language all night. It was a pretty great day. ...
Other places to stay in Santa Barbara
4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara | 2 star motelfrom $139
- Best value for your money in Santa Barbara
- Wonderful continental breakfast.
- A Gem
3525 State Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star motelfrom $115
- Clean--Nice Even, and Close Enough
- Does the job...
- Really satisfied
3505 State Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $106
306 West Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara | 3 star motelfrom $251
- Great location but mixed bag inside
- Waking to the sounds of birds chirping...
- Great weekend in Santa Barbara
223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | 4 star motelfrom $220
116 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star motelfrom $126
3055 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star motelfrom $111
3643 State Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $121
443 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $119
1920 State Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $117
102 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara | 2 star motelfrom $169
433 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $109
424 Por La Mar, Santa Barbara | 2 star motelfrom $143
22 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $79
21 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $173
- Perfect for the price
- Loved this little gem!
- Simply Perfect!
3222 State Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $132
931 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $146
421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $150
1620 State St, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $130
- Nice rooms, good location, a little bit noisy
- Out dated, over priced, over rated and noisy!!
- Friendliest place to stay in Santa Barbara!
2800 State Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $95
3504 State Street, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $109