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Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

433 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara 93103

3.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (185 reviews)

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

£182
The Inn at East Beach

The Inn at East Beach

1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara 93103

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (871 reviews)

Located in East Beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chase Palm Park and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara an …

£187
Blue Sands Inn

Blue Sands Inn

421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara 93103

2.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (145 reviews)

Located in East Beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Cabrillo Pavillion and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa …

£141
The Fess Parker - A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

The Fess Parker - A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara 93103

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1,836 reviews)

This mission-style resort is on Cabrillo Boulevard across from Chase Palm Park and the beach. State Street, the Santa Barbara …

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Santa Barbara Inn

Santa Barbara Inn

901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara 93103

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (815 reviews)

Located in East Beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chase Palm Park and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara an …

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Santa Barbara House

Santa Barbara House

424 Por La Mar Drive, Santa Barbara 93103

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (1,117 reviews)

Located in East Beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cabrillo Pavillion and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara …

£164
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

1111 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara 93103

4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (1,345 reviews)

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is just across the road from East Beach, and a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara Zoo. The MTD …

£210
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach

443 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara 93103

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (572 reviews)

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

£136
Old Yacht Club Inn

Old Yacht Club Inn

431 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara 93103

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (42 reviews)

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

£140
Bella Mar by RedAwning

Bella Mar by RedAwning

220 E Yanonali St, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in East Beach, this condo is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Barbara Art Foundry, Presidio Santa Barbara, and Santa …

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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.

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