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Simpson House Inn

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 January 2017

From the moment we arrived, we were graciously welcomed. The lovely ambience, food and hospitality met all our expectations. The Hayloft was our room, complete with fireplace and balcony. Just lovely!

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne54_11, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn and for such wonderful comments regarding the Hayloft and your stay. We look forward to your return.

New York
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were greeted personally by Peggy as we stepped out of the car. The inn is meticulous and gorgeous in every way. Peggy is a doll, the wine and cheese hour perfect (I even took a video of the buffet, lol). She recommended Arigato Sushi as the best in the world and she was not wrong. The Breakfast again, perfect,...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dancesonbeach, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn. Thank you for your kind words about Peggy. Peggy is a valued staff member here and we are so grateful that she took good care of you. Thank you for being here and we look forward to your return.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Simpson House is absolutely delightful! The grounds are gorgeous with some very old trees The house is extremely well maintained, warm, pretty, with some fairly modern amenities. Be sure to arrange to have high tea. Both breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres are delicious. You won't go hungry with cookies during the day also. The staff is very...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear gidgetmiller, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn and for your wonderful comments. We are so happy you enjoyed high tea, the breakfast and wine reception. We look forward to your return and again, thank you for staying here.

Pasadena, California, United States
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We arrived early and warmly greeted by Andrea. We were shown to our room and it was beautifully appointed.Bed comfortable and furnished nicely.The wine tasting was especially good on a rainy night. The inn keeper Peg made us feel like home.Breakfast was decadent and service 5 star.Look forward to returning to this very special place.

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Maria H, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn. Your comments are appreciated and we look forward to your return.

Long Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Simpson House Inn is a special place. Quiet, elegant, excellent service and ambience. If you wish a special adventure and a moment away from the hubbub, then stay here. Wonderful service, food, and peaceful luxury. Always a pleasure to have Simpson Staff take care of me.

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, Thank you so much for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We are so grateful for your comments and we look forward to your return

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We are SB locals and stayed here for a special event. This is a hidden gem and worth every penny. It's right downtown, has amazingly beautiful grounds, a wonderful staff and comfortable rooms. I don't want to leave!

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sara D, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn and returning to Santa Barbara. Thank you for the wonderful comments and we look forward to your return.

Coronado, California
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

...a delightful little "gem" in the heart of Santa Barbara...my husband and I have stayed here twice a year for the past several years and are never disappointed with the hospitality, attention to detail, and overwhelming charm...Margaret Simpson is "our room" and it feels like home!!!

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear JaneJOe, Thank you for being a return guest of the Simpson House Inn and we appreciate your wonderful comments. It was a pleasure serving you and welcoming you back to the Margaret Simpson room.

Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

If in Santa Barabara again I would not consider anywhere else. Simply outstanding in all respects - from the greeting as you park your car, to the place itself (beautifully restored building in an immaculate garden setting), the wine and hors d'oeuvres each evening, the great breakfast (NB 08:30-10:00) and the helpful & knowledgeable advice as to what to do...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear RogerB2000, Thank you for your wonderful comments and for staying here at the Simpson House Inn. Please do stay longer next time and we look forward to welcoming you again to Santa Barbara and the Simpson House Inn.

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The room was nice, with lots of period furnishings - pillows were super soft! We had 2 breakfasts, both of which were delicious. The grounds are beautiful, the staff were friendly. There were lots of little touches that made it that extra special e.g. they print your name on the breakfast menu. I'll stay here again if I come back...

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Dear Lukae88, Thank you so much for staying at the Simpson House Inn. It was our pleasure serving you and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

So where do I begin? Well, customer service was amazing. All the staff were friendly, attentive and helpful. Our room was upgraded and the one we had was lovely. There were tonnes of extras - complimentary soft drinks, biscuits, cakes, a wine hour, free Netflix... the list really does go on. The garden around the house is delightful and relaxing...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Victoria W, Thank you so much for the raving review on the Simpson House Inn. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Simpson House Inn

Address: 121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: €328 - €590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simpson House Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had Robert & Julia room which had a beautiful, large balcony.”
sheilal601, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Hayloft room; cottage rooms. This is in a quiet residential area.”
lindycar, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Expect a hike up old creaky stairs or request a downstairs room or cottage.”
kents633, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Every room is fantastic. We stayed in the Robert & Julia room and enjoyed the expansive deck for beautiful sunrise and sunsets”
jacobh370, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“driveway is a bit tight but provides comp parking”
FlamingoResortSpa, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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