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Simpson House Inn - Santa Barbara Hotels
Rating: 5.0 Stars
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Simpson House Inn

121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara - Map
 
 
One of the very ice small inns I have stayed in...great staff and wonderful setting
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This restored Victorian gem is on a tree-lined residential street, a half-mile from State Street and a mile from the beach …More
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara Hotels
Rating: 5.0 Stars
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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara - Map
 
 
"Family Trip along the coast of CA"
Delightful stay at a terrific hotel. Dining was so good on the patio, we ate at the facility for ALL three nights of our visit. Fire pits and heaters and a view of the ocean, stars and moon, made the outdoor dining a special treat!
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Belmond El Encanto - Santa Barbara Hotels
Rating: 5.0 Stars
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Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara - Map
 
 
"Enchanting El Encanto"
The first question we've been asked about our stay at the El Encanto is whether it was worthy of the price. My answer is an emphatic YES! And then some. We felt the special enchantment of El Encanto the moment we stepped from our car. Though the El Encanto is definitively an exclusive hotel, we felt at once the staff had been encouraged to express their desire to serve with a genuine heart. There was not even a hint of snootiness among the dozen or so staff whom we had the pleasure of interacting. Our valet, Jordan, was especially attentive to our every need. We could not have been made to feel a more valued guest. The grounds at the El Encanto are nothing short of spectacular. They are impeccably maintained, but not in a way you might imagine. Far from the sterile, perfectionistic duty to floriculture, the El Encanto has devoted itself to a more relaxed, enthusiastic approach. Not being a horticulturist, I care barely cite the difference between a dieffenbachia and philodendron, nor what plants are indigenous to SB, but what I sense is that they've made a purposeful decision to allow nature to blossom. My wife & I loved to stroll over to the lobby after dinner and walk the stairs to the second floor, where the veranda was waiting for us to tarry and soak in the most extraordinary vista of the Santa Barbara coastline. There's not enough space allowed here to accurately express the delight of our visit to the El Encanto – you'll just have to go & experience it yourself.
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This iconic early 20th-century luxury hotel located in Santa Barbaras American Riviera/ has been meticulously restored to …More
Ojai Valley Inn And Spa - Ojai Hotels
Rating: 5.0 Stars
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Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

905 Country Club Rd, Ojai - Map
 
 
Beautiful, peaceful 5 star hotel with lots of fun activities.
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Bacara Resort & Spa - Goleta Hotels
Rating: 5.0 Stars
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Bacara Resort & Spa

8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta - Map
 
 
"Nice resort if you don't want to drive anywhere."
The Bacara was a nice resort. Good restaurant options (but a bit pricey). There are 2 pools to choose from. Plenty of pool seating. Great views of the ocean. If you get a spa treatment, you can use the 3rd pool (adults only). You can also rent bikes to ride around the property because it is pretty big.
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San Ysidro Ranch - Santa Barbara Hotels
Rating: 5.0 Stars
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San Ysidro Ranch

900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara - Map
 
 
Wonderful, relaxing experience. Feeling of luxury and tranquility at virtually all times at all locations on the property. Definite thumbs up; looking forward to our next stay at San Ysidro Ranch!
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Nestled into the lush Montecito foothills, San Ysidro Ranch has provided a tranquil retreat for discriminating travelers for …More

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    Pocket Guide: 5 stars Hotels in Santa Barbara

    Known as the American Riviera, thanks to its attractive Spanish colonial architecture and temperate year-round climate, Santa Barbara has a number of stylish five-star hotels perfect for a luxury stay.

    Near designer shopping malls and eclectic Californian wineries, Santa Barbara’s five-star hotels range from beach-front resorts with spas and infinity pools to ranches deep in the mountains. Wander through immaculate gardens or enjoy a meal in the hotel’s top-notch restaurants.

    5 Star Hotels in Santa Barbara

    The standard of accommodation available in Santa Barbara is particularly high and the city has many luxury hotels and beach resorts. Book a room in one of Santa Barbara's sophisticated hotels and you'll have access to the city's vibrant downtown, its many cultural attractions, as well as the palm-lined white sand beaches Santa Barbara is famous for.

    Cultural Attractions in Santa Barbara

    If you can tear yourself away from your hotel's infinity pool, visit the iconic Mission Santa Barbara, an 18th-century cream-and-pink church known as the Queen of the Missions. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is also nearby and features a range of works by Matisse and Monet, as well as pieces by well-regarded 20th-century American artists.

    Take time for a guided tour of Lotusland in the upmarket suburb of Montecito. Lotusland is a 37-acre botanical garden renowned for its rare plants and animal-shaped topiary, and is the former estate of eccentric Polish opera singer, Madame Ganna Walska.

    Where to Eat and Shop in Santa Barbara

    Indulge in some retail therapy at the Historic State Street Plaza shopping mall, where you can buy leading designer brands or hip surf labels and popular high-street stores. After a day of sightseeing or shopping, head back to your five-star Santa Barbara hotel for a margarita on the terrace, or venture downtown and try one of the many stylish wine bars and wineries on an urban wine tour, a popular way to taste California's best vintages.

    From swanky beachfront resorts to iconic luxury hotels, use Expedia to find a five-star hotel in Santa Barbara to make your stay perfect.

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