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Top Santa Barbara Neighborhoods for Beach Hotels

West Beach
17 hotels
from

£195

East Beach
9 hotels
from

£211

Carpinteria
4 hotels
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£105

Featured Santa Barbara Beach Hotels

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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (998 reviews)
Reasonably priced ocean-front boutique hotelI lived in Santa Barbara for a number of years and made my journey back to enjoy the beautiful place again. The staff at the Milo were generally knowledgeable on the local activities, but I felt that the young staff can definitely learn more about what Santa Barbara can offer besides wine-tasting. ...
  22 May 2017

£195

£195
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (382 reviews)
Great location! We stayed just a night. Santa Barbara offers a whole lot more than we can experience just in one day. The hotel is located just across the beach and near by boardwalk. We can walk to almost everywhere we need to go.
  3 Jun 2017

£245

£245
Castillo Inn at the Beach

Castillo Inn at the Beach

22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (491 reviews)
Very nice little quaint hotel. I truly enjoyed my stay there. Everything was within walking distance. The best location ever. I will be returning!
  22 Jun 2017

£164

£164
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

1111 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (461 reviews)
great location for a hotel, really nice hotel with friendly staff. Great big rooms
  30 May 2017

£211

£211
The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (625 reviews)
Very Pleased.The Fess Parker was a very good choice for my wife and me. Our room was clean, spacious and quiet, the property overall is lovely, and it was in an ideal location (an easy walk to downtown, and literally across the street from East Beach). Regarding reviews that suggest that the hotel is "dated," ...
  20 Jun 2017

£228

£228
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (147 reviews)
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  6 Jun 2017

£123

£123
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn

Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn

4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (833 reviews)
Nice hotel in CarpinteriaThis is the second time my husband and I have stayed here with our son. My son sleeps in a crib and they've always had one available for us. We asked to be on the third floor because the last time we were on the bottom floor and the guests above us were loud. It was clean and quiet. A very pleasant ...
  18 Jun 2017

£105

£105
Best Western Beachside Inn

Best Western Beachside Inn

336 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (163 reviews)
Cozy Close to beach and restaurants. Has. Pool and room comes with breakfast.
  24 Jun 2017

£176

£176
The Inn at East Beach

The Inn at East Beach

1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (293 reviews)
Very pleasant staff and such easy access to beach!Will be staying there again and soon! Convenient and bright Also easy to get to Funk Zone Will return Vvvvvvvvvbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
  29 May 2017

£164

£164
The Eagle Inn

The Eagle Inn

232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (154 reviews)
Very nice, our room was clean, and cosyour room was ver romantic, the rose pedals a very good touch. Clean accomodation, the staff very friendly, I would definently recomend this hotel to all my friends.
  24 Apr 2017

£174

£174
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Santa Barbara and neighbouring beachfront towns of Goleta and Carpinteria is known as the American Riviera, thanks to sweeping white sand beaches, a year-round Mediterranean climate and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Santa Barbara is great for a weekend or longer, or to use as a base for a tour of the Californian coast.

Beachfront Hotels in Santa Barbara

With some of America's best beaches, Santa Barbara has a wide variety of oceanfront hotels, from casual inns with swimming pools and diners, small, family-run hotels right up to sprawling luxury beach resorts.

There is a number of hotels and inns within moments of Santa Barbara's East and West beaches, and within easy walking distance of the shops, bars and restaurants downtown.

Stay near Santa Barbara's Surf Beaches

Californian coast is renowned for its world-class surf spots and Carpinteria's Rincon Beach is one of the state's top surf destinations. Give surfing a try with lessons from one of the town's many surf schools, or try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding or windsurfing.

Or relax with the locals on Carpinteria State Beach, one of the world's safest beaches thanks to its flat, clean sands and shallow, reef-protected waters. Explore the rockpools, have a picnic or just lounge on the beach, listening to the shore birds and the waves.

Santa Barbara's Dining and Nightlife

After a day on the beach or catching some waves, head back to your Santa Barbara hotel for a shower and a relaxing drink in the bar, before venturing out to sample the city's vibrant nightlife.

Lower State Street downtown is brimming with hip pubs, craft breweries and cocktail bars, as well as trendy SoCal restaurants. It worth remembering that Thursday night is college night, when the city's students make their way to the many local bars to take advantage of their drink deals.

From oceanfront inns and chain hotels, to swanky beach resorts, use Expedia to find the best deals on Santa Barbara’s beach hotels.