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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 (1,259 reviews)

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

£141
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 (89 reviews)

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

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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara 93101

3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (3,085 reviews)

Set amid fragrant gardens and graceful palm trees, Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is across from West Beach, between Stearns Whar …

£124
Montecito Inn
Montecito Inn

1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara 93108

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,027 reviews)

On a boutique-lined street in one of Santa Barbara's most upscale suburbs, Montecito Inn is a Mediterranean-style hotel …

£111
Kimpton Canary Hotel
Kimpton Canary Hotel

31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara 93101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (823 reviews)

Evocative of a Spanish manor, this sophisticated urban retreat is a half-block from State Street, with its open-air shoppin …

£218
Best Western Plus South Coast Inn
Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

5620 Calle Real, Goleta 93117

2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,508 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Zodo's - Bowling and Beyond, Lookout County Park, and Center …

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Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta

5897 Calle Real, Goleta 93117

2.0 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (460 reviews)

Situated in Goleta, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Zodo's - Bowling and Beyond, Lookout County Park, and Center for …

£65
Oasis Inn & Suites
Oasis Inn & Suites

3344 State Street, Santa Barbara 93105

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (240 reviews)

Located in Upper State Street, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Santa Barbara Golf Club, Mission Santa Barbara, and Sant …

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Lavender Inn by the Sea
Lavender Inn by the Sea

206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,051 reviews)

The hotel is in a quiet Santa Barbara neighborhood, 2 blocks from the beach and harbor. Guests can borrow a bike for free, an …

£130
Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Santa Barbara

533 State St, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (412 reviews)

This hotel is approximately one-half mile from Stearn's Wharf and the waterfront, the Lobero Theater, Presidio Santa Barbara, …

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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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