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Kimpton Goodland

Kimpton Goodland

5650 Calle Real, Goleta
4.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (122 reviews)
Really nice place to statSangria at the reception area, complimentary wine at 5:00. Yoga by the pool, lovely hotel. Would stay again.
  12 Jul 2017

£173

£173
Hotel Corque

Hotel Corque

400 Alisal Rd., Solvang
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (437 reviews)
Very nice hotel near SolvangGreat stay at a beautiful hotel. Nice amenity but does need a gift shop.
  20 Jul 2017

£109

£109
The Eagle Inn

The Eagle Inn

232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (161 reviews)
Good LocationVery clean, comfortable, and staff nice. Would like to have an elevator, but our suitcase was carried up for us. Room right on street, but was mostly quiet at night. Did not use AC. Would like shower gel, but other amenities nice. Very close to beach. We were out very late and not room in lot, but ...
  10 Jul 2017

£202

£202
Belmond El Encanto

Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (90 reviews)
Had an excellent time. A completely relaxing environment. The valet go out of their way to help you out. The staff in general aim to impress you with their service.
  30 May 2017

£392

£392
Montecito Inn

Montecito Inn

1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (395 reviews)
Charming Inn - Close to the BeachI enjoyed my recent stay at the Montecito Inn. The staff was extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful. The rooms were clean, comfortable and very quiet. The hotel is located within an easy walk to a nice beach and also located very close to many restaurants. I would definitely stay there again.
  13 Jul 2017

£172

£172
San Ysidro Ranch

San Ysidro Ranch

900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (19 reviews)
Wonderful, relaxing experience. Feeling of luxury and tranquility at virtually all times at all locations on the property. Definite thumbs up; looking forward to our next stay at San Ysidro Ranch!
  19 Sep 2016

£816

£816
Spanish Garden Inn

Spanish Garden Inn

915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (13 reviews)
A home away from homeWe were in Santa Barbara for a family wedding. Three family groups stayed at the Inn. All had wonderful experiences.
  17 Jul 2017

£282

£282
The Landsby

The Landsby

1576 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (60 reviews)
Nice location. Close to everything.The hotel was nice, but unfortunately they were remodeling during our visit and the construction noise was bad. We were disappointed that the hotel did not let us know in advance that they were renovating during the time of our stay.
  21 Jul 2017

£142

£142
Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (81 reviews)
Lovely and quietExcellent masseuses in spa Pristine pool Large rooms
  12 Jul 2017

£294

£294
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 (1,009 reviews)
Nice hotel close to wharf and beachGreat location- walk to restaurants, sites, and shops. Walk to wharf and beach. Loved the free beach cruiser bikes. Nice pools.
  24 Jul 2017

£222

£222
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Pocket Guide: Boutique Hotels Hotels in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has been a honeypot for the rich and famous for decades. Drawn by the warm, Mediterranean climate, 300 days of sunshine each year, and beautiful, palm-lined beaches, it's one of the most stylish cities on the California coast.

Santa Barbara offers a number of chic boutique hotels downtown, near the beaches and in the outlying suburbs and towns, including Goleta, Carpinteria and the Santa Ynez Valley.

Boutique Hotels in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has plenty of attractions, from old Spanish missions, historic museums and modern art galleries to designer shopping malls and a modern dining scene. Most boutique accommodation in Santa Barbara offers WiFi, minibars and room service as standard, while many also feature infinity pools, luxury spas and ocean-facing terraces.

Highlights of a Boutique Stay in Santa Barbara

First stop is a visit to the legendary Mission Santa Barbara. A mile north of downtown, this landmark pink-and-cream church dates back to the 18th century and houses a fascinating mission museum, a sacred garden and Chumash art gallery.

From here, it's a ten-minute stroll to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, while the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, off State Street downtown, is well worth an hour or two of your time.

Boutique Hotels in Montecito

Ranked as one of the wealthiest communities in America, and home to many celebrity faces, the Santa Barbara suburb of Montecito has a chic, small-town vibe. Head to the main street for designer boutiques, stylish coffee shops and upscale SoCal restaurants. But also take time to visit the weird and wonderful Lotusland, a 37-acre botanical garden once belonging to eccentric Polish opera singer, Madame Ganna Walska.

Stay in Santa Barbara Wine Country

Book a boutique hotel in the Santa Ynez Valley, some 30 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, and you'll be within easy reach of some of Southern California's best wineries. The area is made up of five small towns – Solvang, Buellton and Los Olivos – and there are over 100 wineries and vineyards in the lush hills, most of which offer guided tours and tastings.