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Bacara Resort & Spa

Bacara Resort & Spa

8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta
5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (265 reviews)
very nice place to stay and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  4 Jul 2017

£347

£347
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 (1,013 reviews)
Nice hotel close to beach. Lovely pool area. A bit noisy in ground floor rooms by the pool, but it was very convenient to be so close to a pool & the beach. Close to boardwalk, piers, & restaurants. Room cost was reasonable for location, but extra fees & taxes were a bit excessive.(occupancy taxes, resort fees, parking, other taxes too, which ...
  14 Aug 2017

£159

£159
The Landsby

The Landsby

1576 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (62 reviews)
A boutique hotel stay in the heart of Solvang.While we've stayed in Solvang about a dozen times, this was our first time at the Landsby. We have had many great experiences with other hotels in Solvang -- and have grown to love one in particular -- but were excited try something new. Front staff were professional and check-in process was easy ...
  15 Aug 2017

£124

£124
Kimpton Canary Hotel

Kimpton Canary Hotel

31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (209 reviews)
Great staffWe had a wonderful experience. The staff was great especially the gentleman working at the valet and bell hop. They all were so friendly and helpful. We will definitly be back to stay here.
  24 Jul 2017

£268

£268
Private Tuscan Villa

Private Tuscan Villa

188 San Marcos Pass, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (202 reviews)
First class all the way...except....We had a nice upgrade for our honeymoon and wanted to stay one extra night. The room was open, but they would not be able to give me the rate I paid for the room I booked, but would have to pay the rate for the room we were in which was over $200 more. I told them forget about it and that it sounded ...
  26 Jul 2017

£451

£451
Hotel Corque

Hotel Corque

400 Alisal Rd., Solvang
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (441 reviews)
nice experience to visit the small town. The hotel is clean. Provide coffee, juice and hot water at all the time. value of the money.
  15 Aug 2017

£117

£117
Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

905 Country Club Rd, Ojai
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (262 reviews)
This would be the place if you're looking to relax. Drinks are a little pricey here. The golf course is beautiful!
  17 Aug 2017
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

£595

£595
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

£310

£310
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Pocket Guide: Luxury Hotels Hotels in Santa Barbara

Known as the American Riviera thanks to its temperate climate and over 300 days of sunshine a year, Santa Barbara has become the playground of the rich and famous. With its wide sandy beaches, top-notch fine-dining restaurants and an abundance of designer shopping malls, Santa Barbara is a luxurious place to stay.

Santa Barbara's Luxury Hotels

Santa Barbara has many four- and five-star hotels, from chic design-led accommodation in historic mansions to sprawling luxury beach resorts with sweeping ocean views. Head to the upmarket suburb of Montecito for Hollywood-style hotels or to the foothills of San Ysidro for stylish mountain ranches.

Many luxury places to stay in Santa Barbara offer fine-dining restaurants, infinity pools and deluxe spa facilities. For spa and golf resorts, head out to the eastern fringes of the Los Padres National Forest to the boho town of Ojai, less than an hour's drive from Santa Barbara.

Luxury Stays near Santa Barbara's Best Beaches

Book a five-star luxury resort in Montecito – four miles east of downtown - and you'll have easy access to the sands and swaying palm trees of Butterfly Beach, one of Santa Barbara's best beaches. Book a room here and you'll be within walking distance of the suburb's excellent fine-dining restaurants, small-batch coffee shops and stylish neighbourhood bars.

Hotels near Santa Barbara's Designer Shops

There are several four- and five-star luxury hotels within walking distance of Santa Barbara's vibrant downtown, and close to the city's designer shopping malls. The Historic State Street Plaza hosts all the big-label designers, as well as quirky home stores and unique gift shops.

For something a little different, visit the Funk Zone, just south of State Street. This colourful and hip arts district has boutiques by up-and-coming designers, plus a collection of small-scale wineries and tasting rooms.

From swanky five-star beach resorts with spas and fine dining to exclusive ranch-style inns in the foothills, Santa Barbara has it all. Use Expedia to find the best deals on luxury hotels for your next stay in Santa Barbara.