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Top Santa Barbara Neighborhoods for Sports Hotels

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Featured Santa Barbara Sports Hotels

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Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

905 Country Club Rd, Ojai
4.7 out of 5 (643 reviews)
Very friendly and helpful staffWe requested a change of room and we were obliged with no questions asked and even provided an upgrade.
  3 Dec 2017

£307

£307
The Fess Parker - A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

The Fess Parker - A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,737 reviews)
Always a beautiful place to stay. Lobby is under construction, but otherwise, perfect and I look forward to the updates!
  30 Nov 2017

£132

£132
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn

Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn

4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (3,089 reviews)
Great hotelWe stayed at the hotel past weekend. Room was clean, beds were comfortable. Staff greeted us with a smile. I would recommend this hotel.
  5 Dec 2017

£77

£77
Sandpiper Lodge

Sandpiper Lodge

3525 State St, Santa Barbara
2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (1,717 reviews)
Very near to Downtown, super clean,quiet.Great deal,clean excellent service. I love to stayed At the hotel.
  6 Dec 2017

£89

£89
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (2,182 reviews)
Lovely hotel in lovely locationI arrived during the fire disasters, lots of smoke and ashes but the amenities and the staff were superb. The hotel is a beautiful mission style building overlooking the beach; complimentary breakfast was elegant, and every evening wine tasting was offered in the lobby. All together a lovely experience, ...
  12 Dec 2017

£119

£119
Kronborg Inn

Kronborg Inn

1440 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1,276 reviews)
It was a truly wonderful experience. LOVED our room. Loved the fireplace, jacuzzi tub and the most comfortable bed!
  26 Nov 2017

£66

£66
The Presidio

The Presidio

1620 State Street, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (222 reviews)
Meh... So-SoIf you get a room close to State Street then it is a very noisy location… Plus the fact there is no breakfast service and no elevator to the second floor… I ended up booking the room for just under $80 on a weeknight which seems a bit high given that for the same price I can probably find a quieter ...
  14 Dec 2017

£96

£96
Lavender Inn by the Sea

Lavender Inn by the Sea

206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,267 reviews)
Pleasant quiet hotel close to beachI've stayed here twice now and will most probably come back again. This hotel has nice rooms with wifi and DVD players, a pool, and a very friendly and helpful staff. The breakfast, wine hour, and night snacks were all very good, but most of all, I like that both times I've stayed here it was very ...
  25 Nov 2017

£111

£111
Inn By The Harbor

Inn By The Harbor

433 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,253 reviews)
KindnessMy boyfriend and I had an amazing time at the hotel. As soon as we arrived at the reception, Nick who works at the reception was extremely helpful, kind and sweet, he explain to us about the city, best places, his favourite restaurant in town and how we should use the complementary bikes from the ...
  5 Dec 2017

£104

£104
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
4.4 out of 5 (1,127 reviews)
Nice location near pier and beachQuick one day stop on way to San Luis Obispo - complimentary bikes, went for a nice ride that afternoon. Close to SB Pier and great cioppino!
  14 Dec 2017

£127

£127
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With over 300 days of sunshine each year and a warm, Mediterranean climate, Santa Barbara is very much an outdoors city. Between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, it offers miles of white sand beaches, rugged hiking trails and road-cycling routes, and is ideal for an adventure-filled trip.

Adventure Sport Hotels in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is renowned for the quality of its accommodation. Use Expedia to choose from popular chain hotels, inns and roadside motels, or upmarket ranch-style properties and exclusive luxury resorts. Many of Santa Barbara's hotels offer sports lessons and activities, including surf lessons, bike hire and sea-kayaking adventures.

Stay near Santa Barbara's Best Surf Beaches

Book a sport-focused hotel near one of Santa Barbara's popular surf beaches, and you have access to some of the best wave conditions in California. Head to the sleepy surf town of Carpinteria, 11 miles south east of Santa Barbara, and catch some world-class waves at Rincon Beach, a legendary surf spot among Californian surfers.

In the city, book lessons at one of the surf schools which line East Beach, or check out the exclusive suburb of Montecito. Hammond's Point, also known for its excellent surf conditions.

Santa Barbara's Sports Attractions

Santa Barbara's perfect location between the mountains and the ocean makes it a great destination for outdoor sports. Try your hand at SUP, stand-up paddle boarding, on East Beach, take a sea kayaking safari from Stearns Wharf, or head to the hills in the Santa Ynez Mountains for rock climbing adventures and hiking trails.

Dining and Nightlife in Santa Barbara

After a day of adventure sports, head back to your Santa Barbara hotel for a rest or a drink in the bar, before dressing for dinner at one of downtown's popular SoCal restaurants. Or visit Stearns Wharf on the waterfront, a historic wooden pier between East and West beaches with seafood restaurants, casual cafes and lively bars.

From modern beachfront inns to upscale resorts, use Expedia to find the best deals on Santa Barbara's adventure sport hotels.