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The Ballard Inn & Restaurant

The Ballard Inn & Restaurant

2436 Baseline Avenue, Ballard
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (15 reviews)
Fabulous stay all around!The food was amazing, as was the service and overall experience.
  24 Jun 2017

£170

£170
Hotel Corque

Hotel Corque

400 Alisal Rd., Solvang
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (421 reviews)
Nice, spacious rooms. Very comfortable!Excellent hotel, in walking distance to everything.
  27 Jun 2017

£94

£94
Santa Ynez Inn, Luxury Boutique Hotel

Santa Ynez Inn, Luxury Boutique Hotel

3627 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (83 reviews)
Amazing Victorian Luxury Hotel!!Went for a romantic weekend, and stayed here. We got a Deluxe Room, and it was just outstanding! Big room, with a big (very comfortable) king bed, fireplace, huge TV, beautiful dresser, desk etc. The bathroom was huge with beautiful marble tile, granite counters, etc. Our room came with a fantastic ...
  4 Apr 2017

£223

£223
Balinese Inspired Beauty by RedAwning

Balinese Inspired Beauty by RedAwning

489 Hot Springs Rd, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
Private Tuscan Villa

Private Tuscan Villa

188 San Marcos Pass, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
The Upham Hotel & Country House

The Upham Hotel & Country House

1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (82 reviews)
Great for family get together We stayed at the Upham during our son's graduation. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Grounds are lovely and have several open and intimate spaces for families to gather. It was perfect for our needs.
  24 Jun 2017

£210

£210
Kimpton Canary Hotel

Kimpton Canary Hotel

31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (206 reviews)
Excellent downtown choiceIf you want to stay in the heart of SB, the Canary is PERFECT. Within easy walking distance of shops & restaurants, the Canary is a gem. Beautiful (and CLEAN) rooms, fruit-infused water in lobby, gorgeous lobby, lovely staff, tasty restaurant on site (Fitch & Fork), highly rec-would stay again!
  25 Jun 2017

£293

£293
Su Nido, All-Suites Boutique Inn

Su Nido, All-Suites Boutique Inn

301 N Montgomery St, Ojai
4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (52 reviews)
Tranquil setting close to townBeautiful suite, cosy and well equipped though we were only there for a quick visit for the Ojai marathon so didn't get chance to kick back and make the most of it. Definitely recommend!
  29 May 2017

£224

£224
Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (78 reviews)
We stayed one night midweek. everything was perfect. Breakfast was amazing. Be sure to get turndown service so you can try the peanut brittle!
  18 May 2017

£338

£338
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Pocket Guide: 4 stars Hotels in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is a popular stopover on the coastal US Highway 101, 100 miles from LA. The oceanfront city is known as the American Riviera, thanks to its year-round Mediterranean climate, 300 days of sunshine and Spanish colonial architecture.

Stylish Four-Star Hotels in Santa Barbara

Many of Santa Barbara’s four-star hotels are built in the European Mission style with terracotta-red roofs and whitewashed walls. Most have swimming pools, modern restaurants and chic bars. Use Expedia to search through Santa Barbara’s four-star accommodation and you can choose one that has a full-service and bike hire, too.

Stay near Santa Barbara's Attractions

Book a hotel by the beach or downtown and you'll be within walking distance or a short bus ride from many of Santa Barbara main attractions. Visit the landmark 18th-century Mission Santa Barbara, just north of downtown, and see the colourful frescoes in the Santa Barbara County Courthouse or its 85-foot observation tower, with its sweeping views of the city and the ocean.

Santa Barbara's Wine Country

Santa Barbara County is renowned for its excellent Californian wines. Book a four-star hotel in one of the Santa Ynez Valley's main towns, such as Solvang or Los Olivos, and you can tour Santa Barbara wine country’s over 100 wineries. Your four-star hotel can book you on a guided bus trip wine tour and tasting, or you could add a bit more adventure to your wine tasting on a cycling tour. So leave the car at the hotel and head off on a Santa Barbara wine experience.

Shopping and Dining in Santa Barbara

Head to city's Historic State Street Plaza, a popular outdoor shopping mall with designer boutiques, high-street labels and quirky gift shops. Or find smaller, local designers and boutiques in La Arcada mall.

After a day of sightseeing, make your way back to your Santa Barbara hotel for a drink in the bar, or head out to the surrounding streets for a margarita or two in a local bar. Wherever you choose to stay, use Expedia to find the best four-star hotel in Santa Barbara to suit you.

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