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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara 93108

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (427 reviews)

This Spanish Colonial style-resort is located in Montecito, California, directly on Butterfly Beach. The property is in close …

£505
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara 93101

3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,942 reviews)

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

£151
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (845 reviews)

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach, is just a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara …

£182
Inn By The Harbor
Inn By The Harbor

433 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (995 reviews)

The hotel is in a quiet downtown neighborhood, a 10-minute walk from the beach and the boutiques and restaurants of State …

£168
Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites
Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites

2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara 93105

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,086 reviews)

Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites is in downtown Santa Barbara, on a quaint street lined with century-old buildings. …

£131
Lavender Inn by the Sea
Lavender Inn by the Sea

206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (962 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 …

£164
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara 93101

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (436 reviews)

Located in West Beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Presidio Santa Barbara. Sant …

£134
The Eagle Inn
The Eagle Inn

232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (404 reviews)

Located in West Beach, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Presidio Santa …

£172
Harbor House Inn
Harbor House Inn

104 Bath Street, Santa Barbara 93101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (371 reviews)

Located 1 block from West Beach, this boutique-style inn is 2 blocks from the Santa Barbara Harbor, 3 blocks from State Stree …

£187
Cliff House Inn
Cliff House Inn

6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura 93001

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (356 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Ventura inn is within 9 mi (15 km) of Rincon Beach Park, Tar Pits Park, and Carpinteria Seal …

£114
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Pocket Guide: Santa Barbara Montecito Hotels

Montecito is a walkable, upscale neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its small-town vibe. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea and beaches. With hotels, holiday apartments and boutique B&Bs to suit everyone's tastes, Montecito serves as a good starting point for exploring the greater Santa Barbara area.

Sightseeing around Montecito

Top attractions include the area's historic landmarks and much more. The local culture at Santa Barbara Art Foundry, Santa Barbara Bowl, and Santa Barbara Historical Museum might be just what you're looking for. Swing by Casa Del Herrero, Presidio Santa Barbara, and Casa de la Guerra to learn about local history. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, De la Guerra Plaza, and Hill-Carrillo Adobe are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Santa Barbara Zoo, Ty Warner Sea Center, and Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens are family favorites.

There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping and biking. Leadbetter Beach, Arroyo Burro Beach, and Carpinteria State Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. Local parks like Andree Clark Bird Refuge, Lotusland, and Lookout Park are peaceful spots. For retail therapy, consider Paseo Nuevo Mall, La Arcada, and La Cumbre Plaza, and seek out the perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, or Earl Warren Showgrounds.

A few of the most popular sights in the area include Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Mission Santa Barbara, and University of California-Santa Barbara. Westmont College, Pacifica Graduate Institute Ladera Lane Campus, and Chase Palm Park are other top spots to see.

Getting around Montecito

Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) is the closest major airport, 11.7 miles (18.9 km) from Montecito. Oxnard, CA (OXR) is the next closest airport, 29 miles (46.7 km) away.

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