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Pacifica Suites

Pacifica Suites

5490 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (295 reviews)
Quiet, good location for us. We were placed in the back which we liked becasue it was so quiet.
  19 Jul 2017

£136

£136
Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

555 Mcmurray Rd, Buellton
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (188 reviews)
Best Marriott I've ever stayed in.Fresh renovation, great beds and linens,nice bar area. Perfect place to stay while enjoying Santa Ynez wine country.
  8 Jul 2017

£137

£137
Santa Barbara Inn

Santa Barbara Inn

901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (280 reviews)
The hotel was perfect for our family. The Studio Suite with ocean view was lovely, spacious and comfortable. The staff were always friendly and helpful. Easy stroll to the beach from made the experience even better. Loved the continental breakfast and restaurant. Most certainly will stay there ...
  21 Jul 2017

£254

£254
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (1,008 reviews)
PERFECT LOCATION!!!This is a very cute hotel and it is located smack-dab in the central area of Santa Barbara with the Wharves, State Street and the Funk Zone. We had a very nice room that had a grass area and tables right outside plus a private courtyard. My only complaints were the add-ons to the room price including ...
  22 Jul 2017

£222

£222
The Landsby

The Landsby

1576 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (60 reviews)
Nice location. Close to everything.The hotel was nice, but unfortunately they were remodeling during our visit and the construction noise was bad. We were disappointed that the hotel did not let us know in advance that they were renovating during the time of our stay.
  21 Jul 2017

£142

£142
Hadsten House

Hadsten House

1450 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (769 reviews)
Nice location Got there an hour early and of course room not ready. Front desk staff young and not too professional.
  23 Jul 2017

£108

£108
Solvang Gardens Lodge an Ascend Hotel Collection

Solvang Gardens Lodge an Ascend Hotel Collection

293 Alisal Rd, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (15 reviews)
Front desk a little rude.Had just driven for 3 hours and needed a bathroom rather desperately, they said no and I had to wait to complete my checking before I could use my room. Also I asked for a later checkout and they said no because they were totally sold out but all I wanted was an hour and the manager said he had to ...
  12 Mar 2017

£94

£94
Blue Iguana Inn

Blue Iguana Inn

11794 N Ventura Ave, Ojai
3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (79 reviews)
Nice place to get away Enjoyed the stay. Room was clean, staff friendly.
  1 Jul 2017

£113

£113
Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

409 First Street, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (69 reviews)
Fantastic locationSuper cute rooms. Ours did have stairs leading down into the room so was challenging with luggage.
  8 Jul 2017

£146

£146
Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (353 reviews)
Nice hotelNice hotel but a little bit too far away from downtown
  15 Jul 2017

£130

£130
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Pocket Guide: 3 stars Hotels in Santa Barbara

Tucked between the Santa Ynez mountains and the Pacific Ocean, the palm-lined beach city of Santa Barbara is often called the American Riviera. With a distinctly Mediterranean appeal, a temperate year-round climate and stacks of Spanish colonial architecture, it's the perfect Californian destination for a week or even two.

Three-Star Hotels in Santa Barbara

Use Expedia to search through the variety of three-star places to stay in Santa Barbara, from beachside inns, hacienda-style B&Bs and mid-range hotels with views of the ocean. There are several three-star hotels just moments from the beach and Stearns Wharf, as well as in the area surrounding State Street, the city's main drag.

Hotels near Santa Barbara’s Beaches

Book a room in a three-star hotel near the southern end of downtown and you'll be a short hop from both East and West Beaches. East Beach is a 1.6-mile stretch with picnic areas, volleyball courts and children's playgrounds, while the smaller West Beach is sandwiched between Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara Harbor.

Stearns Wharf is the city's historic wooden pier. It's lined with upmarket seafood restaurants, quirky gift shops and lively waterfront bars, and is easily reached from downtown, East and West Beach. A 15-minute stroll east is Santa Barbara Zoo, one of the best small zoos in the country. Time it right and you can hand-feed the Masai giraffes or meet the Humboldt penguins.

Santa Barbara's Bars and Restaurants

Famous for its healthy SoCal cuisine and Mexican favourites, Santa Barbara dining out is a real pleasure. Eat freshly caught fish and chips on Stearns Wharf, or try one of the many modern Californian restaurants which line State Street.

After dark, Santa Barbara lights up when dozens of lively pubs, wine bars and cocktail lounges draw the beach crowds to State Street. Thursday night is college night, when Santa Barbara's student population heads downtown to take advantage of all the drink deals.

From modest roadside inns to casual beachfront hotels, wherever you choose to stay, use Expedia to find a three-star hotel in Santa Barbara.

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