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Overview of Hotel Santa Barbara

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Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk

Hotel Santa Barbara

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSanta Barbara County Courthouse13 min walk
    Popular LocationStearns Wharf15 min walk
    Popular LocationSanta Barbara Harbor17 min walk
    AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)15 min drive

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Standard Room, 1 King Bed

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 214 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Junior Studio Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 256 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • 120 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed

No guest room rating
  • 205 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 182 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

  • 214 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible

  • 214 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area

Santa Barbara

Located near the beach, Hotel Santa Barbara is in Santa Barbara's Historic Downtown Santa Barbara neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara and Lobero Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Casa de la Guerra and Mission Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara Zoo and Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching and winery tours. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cabrillo Bikeway - 3 min walk
  • Paseo Nuevo Mall - 4 min walk
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 13 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 15 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Harbor - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 8 min walk
  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Press Room - 3 min walk
  • Wildcat Lounge - 3 min walk
  • Pascucci - 3 min walk
  • McConnell's Fine Ice Creams - 4 min walk
  • The Black Sheep - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Santa Barbara

3-star Santa Barbara hotel in Historic Downtown Santa Barbara, near Paseo Nuevo Mall
This smoke-free hotel features a coffee shop/café, self parking and a business centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 75 rooms feature comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include fridges and coffee makers. Complimentary wireless Internet access and room service are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
Hotel Santa Barbara offers 75 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (USD 15.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 6:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from 15 March 2021 to 14 May 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Lift
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: USD 15.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served or permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Hotel Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Hotel
Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel
Hotel Santa Barbara Santa Barbara
Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Santa Barbara and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Santa Barbara offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Santa Barbara cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Santa Barbara?
As of 12 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Santa Barbara on 2 May 2021 start from £182, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Hotel Santa Barbara pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Hotel Santa Barbara?
Self-parking is available for USD 15.00 per day.
What time is check-in at Hotel Santa Barbara?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 6:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Hotel Santa Barbara?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Hotel Santa Barbara located?
Located in Historic Downtown Santa Barbara, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Paseo Nuevo Mall, Casa de la Guerra and Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara. Lobero Theater and Santa Barbara Historical Museum are also within 10 minutes. Santa Barbara Station is 8 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 433 out of 958 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 394 out of 958 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 94 out of 958 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 25 out of 958 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 12 out of 958 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved the location of the hotel. Right on State St. where the restaurants and shops are.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Loved the hotel’s location, decor and friendly staff. Would chose it again.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was very nice, would be nice to be able to pay extra for a 2nd permitted spot (had to move my car multiple times through the day most days which was an inconveience)
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is charming and clean, and the staff were lovely. The only issue, and it's not a severe one at all, is that the bed was quite small. I booked a room with a "Queen" bed but it was a full at best; a tight fit for two adults. Other than that, the stay was exemplary.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

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