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Hotel Santa Barbara

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Welcome to Hotel Santa Barbara, where the atmosphere is alive and the options are endless. Be our guest and discover the personal service and incomparable downtown location that is Hotel Santa Barbara. Experience world-class shopping, fine dining, theaters, galleries, entertainment, great beaches, and so much more...all within walking distance of our front doors. Downtown Santa Barbara beckons from this beautifully restored Spanish/Mediterranean-style hotel mingling historic charm and contemporary comfort. Valet Parking (overnight fee)
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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323Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
100Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews valet parking state street great location quiet hours historic elevator historic hotel heart of downtown boutique style traditional hotel within walking distance continental breakfast waffle maker beautiful lobby shops and restaurants central location an older hotel valet service
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Vintage hotel with authentic old elevator (though a bit annoying to open and shut gate). We chose to use the stairs later on, much faster. Our attractive room on the 4th floor was facing the front courtyard. Good bathroom, too. Nice sheets and linens. Room...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Cvittles
Response from HotelSB, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Cvittles, Thank you for the feedback, we appreciate hearing from our customers as it helps us to continue to provide exceptional service to our guests. Yes, the elevator has vintage components and takes its time, but we always say that a trip through history...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

We stayed at the hotel for three nights from 7th June and it fulfilled our every requirement. We were on a road trip, so it was good to have the car park behind the hotel (valet parking). The room we had was spacious and the...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank David M
Response from HotelSB, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 25 June 2018

Dear David, Thank you for your thoughtful review. We are overjoyed to hear you positively address so many great things about our locally owned, independent property. We take great pride in providing our guests with the best experience during every stay here at Hotel Santa...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

The hotel it’s located in a perfect location,close to the beach,walking distance to shops and restaurants.The hotel has an old stylebut very clean.Our room was a good size(floor 4,king size bed),very clean and the bed it was comfortable.The only thing that bother me and my...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank EmiliaGlavan
Response from HotelSB, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 31 October 2018

Hello Emilia, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you had a nice time celebrating your husband's birthday here in Santa Barbara and that you enjoyed your stay with. We also appreciate you letting us know about the smell in...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Charming Old World hotel with perfect location on State Street. Ample parking nearby. Our room was lovely with classy touches and the most comfortable bed ever. Continental breakfast was great. I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Alison J
Response from HotelSB, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 30 October 2018

Dear Alison, Thank you for your 5 star review of our hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our old world charm and downtown location. We look forward to inviting you back again soon. Safe Travels, Jennie Jacobs Director of Sales and Marketing

Reviewed 23 October 2018

My husband and I just celebrated our anniversary at this hotel and was our first visit to Santa Barbara. The hotel was a great location for exploring on foot. I had read reviews that said it was noisy due to the location but I didn't...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Samyn35
Response from HotelSB, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Santa BarbaraResponded 24 October 2018

Dear Samyn35, Thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear that you had a great time celebrating your anniversary. Thank you for choosing Hotel Santa Barbara for your special stay. We do hope you will come back to celebrate again soon! Many...More

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4 June 2018|
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Hotel management has handled this offline with the guest account.
30 June 2017|
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Hello. Check-in is 4:00 pm and check-out is 12:00 noon. Thanks for staying with us!
2 April 2017|
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Hi Samuel, We do not have a pool on the property, although there are a couple of options nearby; Los Banos Del Mar Swimming Pool Santa Barbara Athletic Club Unfortunately, Trip Advisor won't let us post links here, but... More
Room Tips
"No rooms would have much of a view because of location."
24 Sep 2018
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"Our room was facing the State, but it was surprisingly quiet."
16 Sep 2018
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"Ask for your own personal needs. Staff very helpful"
3 Sep 2018
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"Avoid rooms next to the charming but loud elevator. It is the original scissor door sort and clangs a lot."
1 Aug 2018
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US$211 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesCaliforniaSanta Barbara
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