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Rating System Explained

Our GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

See an explanation of GAYOT's stars here.

Santa Barbara

The Lemon Tree Inn
Marina Beach Motel
Mason Beach Inn
Meadowlark Inn
Mirabelle Inn
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - State Street
The Old Yacht Club Inn
Parkside Inn
Pea Soup Andersen's Inn
Petersen Village Inn
The Presidio Motel
Santa Barbara Inn
Santa Ynez Valley Marriott
Secret Garden Inn
Solvang Gardens, A Boutique Country Inn
Svendsgaard's Lodge
West Beach Inn, A Coast Hotel
White Jasmine Inn

Blue Sands Motel
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach
The Sandman Inn

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