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Hotel Californian

Hotel Californian

36 State Street, Santa Barbara
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5.0 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa ...

Hotel Californian£309

Hotel Californian£309
The Wayfarer

The Wayfarer

12 E Montecito Street, Santa Barbara
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3.5 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in The Funk Zone, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Moreton Bay Fig Tree, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Santa Barbara ...

The Wayfarer£172

The Wayfarer£172
The Inn at East Beach

The Inn at East Beach

1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara
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2.5 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in East Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cabrillo Pavillion and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse ...

The Inn at East Beach£147

The Inn at East Beach£147
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

433 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara
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3.0 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in East Beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cabrillo Pavillion and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse ...

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara£123

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara£123
Montecito Inn

Montecito Inn

1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
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4.0 out of 5.0
 
 

This family-friendly Santa Barbara hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Butterfly Beach, Andree Clark Bird Refuge and Our Lady of Mount Carmel ...

Montecito Inn£144

Montecito Inn£144
Lavender Inn by the Sea

Lavender Inn by the Sea

206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
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2.5 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Moreton Bay Fig Tree and Santa Barbara City College. ...

Lavender Inn by the Sea£181

Lavender Inn by the Sea£181
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
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4.0 out of 5.0
 
 

Nestled on the beach, this East Beach hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cabrillo Pavillion and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara ...

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort£215

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort£215
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
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3.0 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Santa Barbara Harbor.

Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach£187

Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach£187
Santa Barbara Inn

Santa Barbara Inn

901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
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3.5 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in East Beach, this golf hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cabrillo Pavillion and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County ...

Santa Barbara Inn£263

Santa Barbara Inn£263
Coast Village Inn - Santa Barbara

Coast Village Inn - Santa Barbara

1188 Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara
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2.0 out of 5.0
 
 

Located in Montecito, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Butterfly Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Santa Barbara Zoo and Lotusland. Andree Clark Bird Refuge ...

Coast Village Inn - Santa Barbara£108

Coast Village Inn - Santa Barbara£108

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Pocket Guide: Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels

Known as the American Riviera, the beautiful coastal city of Santa Barbara is famous for its Mission-style architecture, swaying palm trees and four miles of sweeping white sandy beaches. Located just south of downtown Santa Barbara and fringed by palm trees, volleyball courts and beach cafes, East Beach is Santa Barbara's most popular beach and stretches nearly two miles along the southern flank of the city.

Hotels and Resorts near East Beach

There’s one thing that Santa Barbara is not short of, and that’s good accommodation. Catering for all budgets, this Mediterranean-influenced city offers everything from low-key beach hostels and budget roadside inns right up to five-star beach resorts and boutique hotels. Most accommodation in Santa Barbara has outdoor pools or on-site bars and restaurants, while some hotel have spas and bike hire, too. Book a room near East Beach and you'll be in the heart of the Santa Barbara action.

Explore East Beach from Your Hotel

As the city's main beach, East Beach is fully equipped with picnic areas, volleyball courts and kids’ playgrounds, as well as public showers, beach-wheelchair hire and a beachfront bar and restaurant.

Hire a quirky canopied bike for two or three and explore East Beach’s lengthy promenade between Stearns Wharf and the Andree Clark Bird Refuge. Another family attraction close to East Beach’s hotels is Santa Barbara Zoo, one of the state's best small zoos. Located a 15-minute stroll east of the beach, the zoo's famous Masai giraffes, Humboldt penguins and Asian elephants are a treat for kids young and old.

Where to Eat near Your East Beach Hotel

West of East Beach is the historic Stearns Wharf, an old wooden pier-turned-shopping, dining and entertainment hub. Look out for the playful sea lions and brown pelicans who live around the pier. After splashing in the warm Pacific, why not refresh with a margarita or two in one of the city's cool beach bars.

From basic roadside inns, hip beach hostels to swanky ocean-facing resorts, Santa Barbara has hotels for all budgets. Use Expedia's search tools to find the best hotel deals for your next Californian holiday.