Ala Mar by the Sea

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
102 West Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America
2.5 out of 5 rating 191 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 2.5
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Ala Mar by the Sea in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara Beach), you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Stearns Wharf and Leadbetter Beach. This beach motel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Presidio Santa Barbara and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Santa Barbara Zoo.


Make yourself at home in one of the 18 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include fans, housekeeping is provided daily, and irons/ironing boards can be requested.


This motel features motorized watercraft on site, snorkeling nearby, and surfing/boogie boarding nearby. Recreational activities include bicycle rentals nearby, hiking/biking trails nearby, and sailing nearby.


Grab a bite from the snack bar/deli serving guests of Ala Mar by the Sea.

Business, Other Amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Stearns Wharf - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Reagan Ranch Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Carriage and Western Art Museum - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Moreton Bay Fig Tree - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Barbara Harbor - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Chase Palm Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Barbara Art Foundry - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Barbara Carriage Museum - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Outdoors Santa Barbara Visitor Center - 1 km / 0.6 mi
East Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Leadbetter Beach - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 17 km / 10.6 mi
Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 48.7 km / 30.2 mi

The preferred airport for Ala Mar by the Sea is Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests are asked to check in between 3 PM and 11 PM on Saturdays and by 10 PM Sunday through Friday. To arrange check-in outside of these hours, guests should contact hotel/vacation rental management in advance.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 15.00 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)