La Playa Motel
Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... I did look a bit rough! Went for a walk around the bay, and on the very touristy pier. Very pretty place, with lots of things to see and do, like boat trips to see whales and stuff (not for me really). Fancied something English, and found an "authentic" English bar selling "the best fish n chips in California" it was VILE! For a start French fries are NOT chips and the fish was what can only be described as oversized fish fingers dripping in fat. Eewww! It came with a side ...
... pounds each. The location is stunning, high on a hill but overlooking the ocean. You cannot really see most of the homes from the road, as their gardens are massive. Most of them are ranch style properties with paddocks, stables, several horses and of course a swimming pool. How the other half live!!!!
We spent one afternoon checking out the shops & historical buildings on State Street. It was also Mothers Day, so everywhere we went was very, ...
... and it smelled unbelievably good.
Tomorrow, Saturday, I am working but then, my week-end will start. I really don't know what I am going to do yet. I might go visit more in dept the SB Old Mission or go to the Zoo. I also kind of need to go shopping because I didn't take enough clothes with me. I will have to figure out my plans for the week-end, I guess.
See you next week, folks!
We know why our brekky was free, not a whole grain in site. Plenty to choose from, I began with what I thought was Bircher muesli and once I popped the yogurt on it an tasted it found out it was savoury sausage muck! So then picked up a pancake only to figure out it was an omelette with plastic cheese melted in the middle, edible, just. Followed by coffee in a polystyrene cup. Which was okish, I just hate polystyrene cups. Finished off with a machine made pancake which was so ...
... so we ended up driving round the local area where he had grown up for hours. We went with him to watch the sunset over the rugged beach and as we drove up over a hill we spotted the full moon rising up over the mountains into the clear sky, it was truly amazing! By then, after a few beers the topic of porn had risen again and we had been presented with a kind gift from our new found friend, a signed copy of his latest project, a porno starring him. 'Mike Geyser: I exploit ...
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
424 Por La Mar, Santa Barbara | 2 star motelfrom $143
433 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara | Motelfrom $109
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