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Montecito Inn

Montecito Inn

1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,194 reviews)
What a nice boutique hotel!I enjoyed my stay very much. The hotel is located by lots of shops and restaurants. I loved the heated pool and Jacuzzi, as well as the tea and coffee, readily available, in the lobby. I would definitely stay there again.
  9 Jan 2018

£114

£114
Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos
4.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (232 reviews)
Lovely hotel in Los Olivos.The room was large, extremely comfortable and very clean. We enjoyed dinner that evening and breakfast the following morning at the hotel’s restaurant, The Bear and Star
  9 Nov 2017

£211

£211
Spanish Garden Inn

Spanish Garden Inn

915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (75 reviews)
Overall a wonderful stay at The Spanish Garden Inn. In particular, all staff are amazingly helpful and knowledgeable.
  11 Dec 2017

£205

£205
Belmond El Encanto

Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (245 reviews)
"The El Encanto" enchantmentFor those who know Santa Barbara, "The El Encanto" which is now the Belmond El Encanto has been known for decades as the enchanting hotel on the hill overlooking Santa Barbara. My spouse had this on the bucket list as a place we needed to stay in so when celebrating his retirement, we booked a long ...
  9 Dec 2017

£266

£266
San Ysidro Ranch

San Ysidro Ranch

900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (47 reviews)
Service, service, service Was here over 30 years ago and don't remember it being this beautiful! Grounds are immaculate and constantly being groomed. Peace and absolute quiet. Understated elegance, (rustic), quiet, absolutely professional staff all around---from the front gatehouse to the car valet. Friendly staff always ...
  17 Nov 2017

£489

£489
Kimpton Goodland

Kimpton Goodland

5650 Calle Real, Goleta
4.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (475 reviews)
Fantastic hotelFriendly staff, good food, record player in the room, fire pit and pool. Very happy with our room and the people. Will definitely be back.
  21 Nov 2017

£113

£113
The Eagle Inn

The Eagle Inn

232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (563 reviews)
Overnight GetawayThis hotel is in a quiet neighborhood. We walked here from the Amtrak train station. We arrived a couple of hours early, but Kayla was very nice and stored our bags for us while we had lunch at a really cool brewery a couple of blocks away. We only stayed for one night, but we decided that we will ...
  14 Jan 2018

£92

£92
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (2,186 reviews)
Beautiful Hotel on the BeachMy girlfriend and I decided to spend the night out in Santa Barbara for a weekend get away. Hotel Milo was an excellent choice. Walking distance to State Street, relaxing outdoor seating areas next to a fire, and not to mention the beach is your front yard. Staff was really great, they recommended ...
  15 Jan 2018

£111

£111
Castillo Inn at the Beach

Castillo Inn at the Beach

22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,577 reviews)
got it last minute during mudslide for an employee. she said it was great and hopes to make a personal trip there in Feb.
  18 Jan 2018

£72

£72
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

433 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (245 reviews)
Great location and pristineThe owners of this hotel run the hotel and it shows. They were very accommodating and gave great food recommendations. The location is perfect - 1 block from the beach. The room was perfect, clean and updated nicely. Property was very well kept up. We highly recommend this hotel.
  7 Jan 2018

£111

£111
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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.